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Kendall Copeland is recovering from injuries he sustained in a hit-and-run accident in Harvey. (CBS)

2 Youths Seriously Injured In Harvey Hit-And-Run

The teens were trying to walk across 147th street when a witness says a driver headed the wrong way slammed into them. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

04/08/2013

Mary Thorson, a teacher, committed suicide on Thanksgiving 2011. (family handout)

Ford Heights Teacher Was Bullied To Death, Her Parents Claim

Questions remain more than a year after physical education teacher Mary Thorson committed suicide.

04/05/2013

Ivy Tech Community College (CBS)

Student In Wheelchair Claims College Campus Is Breaking Promise Of Accessibility

Danielle Gandy-Dunn says lupus and a muscle disorder have weakened her legs so much she needs a wheelchair to get around Ivy Tech Community College. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

03/01/2013

Human remains were found near this site in Burnham. (CBS)

Human Remains Found Buried In South Suburb

Published reports say the skeletal remains could have been buried among the weeds and burned out buildings for a couple of years.

02/22/2013

Sadie, a golden retriever, was trapped in a frigid pond in Glencoe when she was surrounded by a pack of coyotes. She was rescued by local firefighters. (Credit: CBS)

Drowning Dog Rescued After Being Encircled By Coyotes

A woman walking with her dogs in Glencoe was confronted by a pack of coyotes and when it was all over, the fire department and a long ladder were needed, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

02/20/2013

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Card Skimmers Hit ATMs At Two Banks In Hinsdale

Authorities were warning Chicago area residents about scammers using skimming devices on ATMS to steal money from people’s bank accounts.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

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Skokie Doctor Accused Of Taping College Athletes In Locker Room

A Skokie doctor is accused of videotaping male college wrestlers in the locker room of a community college in Michigan.

CBS 2–01/30/2013

The Siwak family in Winfield, Ill., spotted this coyote on the golf course about 40 feet away from their rear deck on Jan. 29, 2013. (Photo courtesy Gene Siwak)

More Coyote Sightings Keeping Residents On Edge

More coyote sightings in the Chicago area have been keeping parents and pet-owners nervous, and police busy.

CBS 2–01/29/2013

Winter ice in Des Plaines. (CBS)

Ice May Look Rock Solid, But Beware

But just how safe is that ice? CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

01/24/2013

This image from a Subway customer's federal lawsuit shows a ruler next to one of the restaurant chain's Footlong sandwiches, proving it is less than 11 inches long. (Supplied to CBS)

Chicago Lawsuit Claims Subway Short-Changing Customers On Footlongs

The lawsuit – which seeks class-action status – includes photos of a Footlong sub that measures less than 11 inches long.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2013

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3 Schaumburg Cops Arrested In Federal Drug Probe

Three Schaumburg police officers have been arrested, following a federal drug investigation.

CBS 2–01/16/2013

Photo Of Bugs (AP Photo/Virginia Tech Department of Entomology)

We’re Number One! Chicago Tops In Calls For Bed Bug Problems

We just can’t seem to get rid of those pesky and itchy bed bugs. In fact, the city of Chicago is number one when it comes to customers calling for treatment.

CBS 2–01/15/2013

Dearborn Park residents are frightened after a neighbor was sexually assaulted Wednesday night. (CBS)

South Loop Neighborhood On Edge After Brutal Attack

Residents of the Dearborn Park neighborhood were on alert Thursday, a day after a man sexually assaulted a resident outside her home. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

01/10/2013

Surveillance video from Emmit's Irish Pub shows a pickpocket stealing a wallet from a woman's purse on Jan. 4, 2012. (Supplied to CBS)

River West Bar Warns Patrons About Pickpockets

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports it’s where people put their purses and bags that has thieves waiting to pounce.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

Stack of cash (CBS)

New Year Brings New Fees In Chicago

The city’s parking meters, Chicago area water rates, cigarettes, license plates — all are getting more expensive this year.

12/31/2012

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Toyota Owners Wondering How Settlement Affects Them

It all started with hundreds of lawsuits against Toyota, but tonight, it is ending with a billion dollar payout and the Toyota-owners are asking how much of that billion they’ll see.

12/26/2012

Gregory Cook, 42, has been charged with two counts of residential burglary. (Riverside Police)

Police: Burglar Was Going To Re-Gift Stolen Goods

Gregory Cook has eight prior convictions for burglary and is a self-admitted Hell Bound Biker Club gang member, police say.

12/21/2012

Hammond, Ind. police respond to a bank robbery Friday. (CBS/Pamela Jones)

Hammond, Ind. Officer Shot During Bank Robbery

Police say someone on the phone with a bank teller called police when the teller suddenly dropped the phone just before 11 a.m. Shortly after police arrived, the gunman opened fire.

12/21/2012

Flu vaccine and a syringe are displayed on a table. (Photo by Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Early, Hard-Hitting Start For Flu Season This Year

Experts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.

CBS 2–12/18/2012

Pearl, the Alt family's dog, died when she suffocated after she was caught in an animal trap that police said was apparently intentionally set. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Indiana Family’s Dog Killed In Animal Trap

Pearl was left struggling with her head pinched in the jaws of an animal trap on Saturday. Police said Pearl’s death was no accident.

12/12/2012

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