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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

A TV camera is set up in front of the U.S. Supreme Court June 25, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Chicagoans Divided Over U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Gay-Marriage Measure

Two families led by gay couples were optimistic it would finally mean the legalization of gay marriage nationwide.

12/07/2012

Fourteen-year-old Cerria McComb, left, tells CBS 2's Pamela Jones she’s afraid to go outside after being shot Saturday while visiting friends. (CBS)

Teen Shot During Weekend Violence: ‘It’s Teenagers Shooting Other Teenagers’

A 14-year-old Chicago girl who was one of several people wounded over the weekend is telling her story. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

12/03/2012

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Former Students Rally Around Maine West Coach Embroiled In Hazing Scandal

Maine West soccer team members and other students whom Michael Divincenzo taught know him as “Divo.” He has his supporters in some former pupils, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

11/30/2012

Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Heat Turned Up On Maine West High Over Sexual Hazing Allegations

One mother is angry at Divincenzo and has joined several families filing lawsuits against Maine Township High School District 207 because of a series of alleged attacks coaches knew about dating back to 2007.

11/29/2012

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Retired Fire Captain Struck, Killed In Hit-And-Run In Crete

A retired Steger fire captain died early Monday after being struck by a vehicle in south suburban Crete.

11/12/2012

Anthony Kuber, 31, was shot as robbers tried to take his iPhone. (CBS)

Man Shot Five Times During iPhone Robbery

Anthony Kuber was just trying to surrender to robbers, but he took five gunshots instead.

11/08/2012

Supporters of President Barack Obama line up outside a South Side restaurant for a free breakfast celebrating Obama's re-election to four more years in the White House. (Credit: CBS)

South Side Celebrating 4 More Years As President’s Home

For much of the nation, Tuesday’s election was just another election, but for residents of the South Side, it was neighborhood news.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2012

Police tape marks the scene of where human remains were found in an abandoned Calumet Heights property. (CBS)

Neighbors Say City Paid Little Attention To Weeded Property, Until Body Was Found

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports neighbors are asking why it takes so long to get derelict properties cleaned up.

11/05/2012

Holly Womack disappeared three weeks ago in Gary, Ind. (CBS)

Gary Woman Disappears After Being Dropped Off At Shelter

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports on the 30-year-old woman’s disappearance and her family’s frantic search.

10/25/2012

A 14-year-old girl foiled a burglar Wednesday morning. (CBS)

Highland, Ind. Teen Foils Home Invader

With only seconds to react, a 14-year-old girl’s quick thinking helped her and her brother escape from harm. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

10/24/2012

U.S. Army National Guard Maj. Christopher Bonds was arrested in 2008 for allegedly assaulting his elderly aunt, but prosecutors dismissed the charges. However, they've denied requests to have his record expunged, even though the charges were dropped and he had no previous criminal record. (Credit: CBS)

Four Years After Charges Dropped, Soldier Still Trying To Clear His Name

A local Iraq War veteran has been trying to clear his name, after he was accused of attacking a family member.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

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Logistics Firm Moves From Suburbs To Chicago To Help Workers Save Gas

Gas prices have been falling, but not quick enough or far enough for a lot of people to feel it – especially those who drive to work every day. One local company actually picked up and moved from the suburbs to the city, to help its workers burn less gas.

CBS 2–10/11/2012

Evie licks the face of dog-sitter Megan Wilt, who chased off a coyote during an attack. (CBS)

Coyote Attacks Dog In Wheaton

A beloved pet was nearly killed in the 2000 block of Stonebridge Court in Wheaton. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones spoke to the woman who saved the dog’s life.

10/05/2012

Derrick Chaney (Credit: Aurora Police)

Aurora Man Charged With Raping Woman He Met Online; Cops Seek Other Victims

A case of online dating has turned into a massive sex assault investigation.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

Chicago Lakefront Trail (Credit: CBS)

Roller Blader Accused Of Attacking Women On Lakefront Trail

There’s growing concern on the Chicago Lakefront Trail, over a man who, runners say, has been punching women along the path.

CBS 2–09/19/2012

Pet owners are told to be careful when mosquito-abatement crews spray insecticide. (CBS)

Pet Owners Urged To Take Precautions During Mosquito Spraying

The spray has been used for decades, but officials want families and their pets to limit their exposure to it, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

08/27/2012

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City Adding More Crews To Deal With Growing Rat Problem

A serious rat crackdown begins on the streets of Chicago on Thursday.

CBS 2–08/22/2012

Sean and Lisa Flynn say this fence in their back yard is necessary to keep their son safe. (CBS)

Parents Of Boy With Autism, Neighbors In Fight Over Fence

A Mokena family has fallen afoul of its homeowners association over a fence. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

08/17/2012

Cancer Lisa Mihaljevic had her power turned off by ComEd in a bill dispute this week; it was restored Thursday. (CBS)

Cancer Patient Loses Power After Returning Home From Hospital

Lisa Mijaljevic had just gotten out of the hospital with Stage 3 breast cancer and asthma. She woke up Wednesday with no power, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

08/16/2012

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