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Renju Varghese reacts to the death of Nelson Mandela in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. (CBS)

In Chicago’s Hyde Park, Sadness Spreads At News Of Mandela’s Death

Residents of the diverse community headed home Thursday and learned about the passing of Nelson Mandela. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

12/05/2013

General view of the atmosphere as Victoria's Secret Angel celebrates World's Best Sports Bras at the Victoria's Secret Beverly Center store on October 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

Cops Want To Bust Bra Bandits Who Hit South Barrington Lingerie Shop

The haul of 72 bras was valued at $3,600.

12/02/2013

Andrew Fugate (family handout)

Grieving Family Struggling To Keep Indiana Business Open After Murder

Since Andrew Fugate’s death, police have served a search warrant on a Merrillville home looking for clues. They’ve also collected new surveillance images. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

11/21/2013

Rachel Rhodes shows how she defended herself with a knife against a home invader. (CBS)

Pregnant Indiana Woman Confronts Home Invader

Rachel Rhodes says a man kicked the door down Thursday morning. She says she wielded the first knife she could find. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

11/08/2013

This surveillance image shows a suspect accused of stealing thousands from an elderly man. (provided)

Police Seek Scam Artist Who Stole Thousands From Elderly Man

James Jackson says a tricky tree trimmer snipped away at more than $2,000 of his savings, swiping it from inside his home. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

10/24/2013

A lit furnace. (CBS)

Furnace Technicians Getting Slammed With Service Calls

If you wait until it’s cold before trying to turn on your furnace for the first time, that can be a costly mistake. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

10/18/2013

Surveillance image shows a suspect after firing into a Little Village bar. (Surveillance Video)

VIDEO: Gunman Fires Into Little Village Bar

Adolfo Zuniga, 27, was arrested for aggravated battery and use of a deadly weapon.

10/03/2013

Surveillance image of an armed robbery in Portage, Ind. (image provided by Sergio Robles)

VIDEO: Gunman Robs Convenience Store, Flees With $1,000

The store owner is sharing video of the encounter in hopes of alerting the public and catching the culprit. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

09/27/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, prays during an anti-violence vigil Friday. (CBS)

Peace Vigil Held In Defiance Of Mass Shooting

New Beginnings Church on Chicago’s South Side – less than a mile from the shooting scene — was the backdrop for the event.

09/20/2013

Lake water (CBS)

Water-Safety Advocate: ‘Flip, Float And Follow’ When In Distress

A warning for holiday weekend revelers planning to hit Lake Michigan: Even when the water seems calm, it can be deadly. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

08/30/2013

A motorist's Mustang was totaled after a suspect carjacked the vehicle this week at a Gary, Ind. train station. (CBS)

Motorist Carjacked At Gary Train Station

You better pick your parking spot carefully. That’s the message from police about the Miller train station in northwest Indiana. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

08/23/2013

Police say three kittens about this size were hunted and killed by a teen armed with a bow and arrow. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Allegedly Killed Kittens, Posted Gruesome Photos On Facebook

Police say defenseless kittens were skewered by a 17-year-old with a bow and arrow. Teen then allegedly posted photos of dead animals on Facebook.

08/19/2013

A young man reads from a book as several more are distributed to families in Englewood. (CBS)

Group Gives Books To Englewood Families

Members of Acts of Love packed up a truckload of books and passed them out to give kids something safe and positive to occupy their time. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

07/25/2013

(credit: ThinkStock)

Chicago Concealed-Carry Advocates Welcome New Law

Deborah Gowder says she can’t escape the danger of being mugged while walking the streets of her Englewood neighborhood, a place where she says she was attacked decades ago.

07/09/2013

Roger Britton of Chicago (CBS)

Volunteers Transform Soldier’s Yard Into Safe Haven

Chicago soldier leaving town for training was worried for his children. That’s because he didn’t think his own yard was a safe place for them to play while he’s gone. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

06/13/2013

Fountain Blue in Des Plaines features this outdoor event tent. (CBS)

Neighbors Try To Shut Down Banquet Hall Music Tent

With gurgling sprays of water, and a landscape bursting with color, the 6,000-square-foot event tent may look like the perfect place to host a party. But by night people who live nearby say the tent amounts to a very noisy neighbor. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

06/03/2013

Spring allergies. (CBS)

Pollen Heavier Than Usual This Spring

Have you noticed it? Something in the air, making your eyes scratchy, your nose runny and your attitude pretty lousy? CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

05/06/2013

Miles Turner on his big night Friday. (CBS)

Teen Injured By Gunshots Last Year Attends Prom

It was a miraculous moment months in the making senior Miles Turner. Still on the mend after suffering five gunshot wounds, he sported a white tux and sparkly class ring for his night to shine. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

05/03/2013

Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

More Than Two Years Later, No Break In Ind. Eye Doctor’s Disappearance

Promila Mehta-Paul disappeared shortly after making a deposit at a local bank. On Thursday, there was some activity at the missing woman’s house.

05/02/2013

A thief who doesn't pay for items she's bid on hit Star Light Auctions in Portage, Ind. (CBS)

Auction Items Going Once, Going Twice In Series Of Thefts

There’s a multi-state manhunt for a woman accused of visiting local auctions, winning bids and then taking off with them without paying.

04/22/2013

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