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Boyede Sobita with the Nigerian American Professional Association

Local Nigerian-Americans Wonder Why Boko Haram Massacre Isn’t Getting Attention?

The terrorist attack in Paris galvanized the world and sparked overwhelming sympathy. But the reaction to a massacre in Nigeria at the same time has been much different, even though many more people died there.

01/14/2015

Memorial for French victims at Chicago Loop Synagogue. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Loop Synagogue Holds Ceremony Remembering Victims Of Paris Attacks

A few hundred people gathered at the Chicago Loop Synagogue Wednesday at noon for a service to remember the victims of the attacks in France last week.

01/14/2015

Zarine Kahn (R) and Shafi Ullah Khan, the parents of Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, listen as an attorney for their son talks to reporters after a federal court hearing on October 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Mohammed Khan was arrested on October 4 while attempting to board a flight at O'Hare International Airport to Vienna, where he allegedly planned to travel on to Istanbul and eventually to Islamic State locations in Iraq or Syria according to the criminal complaint filed against him.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Mom Of Alleged Islamic State Recruit Condemns Paris Terror Attacks

The suburban Chicago mother of a 19-year-old man facing a terrorist charge for trying to join Islamic State militants says the group is “brainwashing” youths via social media. And she declared, “Leave our children alone!”

01/13/2015

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BLOG: Why The Media Isn’t Covering The NAACP Explosion

Considering the current state of racial relations in America, it doesn’t take a hardened veteran of the media to look at the bombing outside of the NAACP offices in Colorado Springs and say, This story deserves our attention…

01/08/2015

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices leaving at least one dead according to a police source and "six seriously injured" police officers according to City Hall. (Photo credit: Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Search For Gunmen In Terror Attack As Chicagoans Show Support For France

CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports the terrorists who stormed the editorial office of Charlie Hebdo magazine bent on mass murder, got what they wanted.

01/07/2015

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Best International Destinations For The Holidays

Here’s a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.

11/28/2014

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Five Creepy Vacation Sites Around The World

Ethan Reid, author of “The Undying,” from Simon & Schuster shares his list of the creepiest vacation spots around the world for Halloween.

10/24/2014

IOC president Thomas Bach. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

Wanted: Cities Interested In Hosting 2024 Summer Olympics

The IOC might make its strict requirements more lenient after no one seems to want to host the 2022 Winter Games.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

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How To Save Money On A Trip To Europe

With a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.

09/10/2014

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Travel Guide To Paris, France

Regardless of your budget, you can enjoy everything the amazing City of Lights has to offer.

07/17/2014

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Car Collides With School Bus In Southern Wisconsin

Three people were injured, including one critically, when a car collided with a school bus on Thursday in southern Wisconsin.

03/06/2014

The Ferris wheel at Navy Pier in Chicago. (CBS)

Are Chicagoans Tourist-Friendly?

Tourists flock to Paris, but apparently the French aren’t always so friendly. They’re so rude a guide was written in part to teach them to be nicer. That got CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov thinking: How do we treat our tourists here in Chicago?

06/19/2013

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AA Flight Diverted Into O’Hare Due To Passenger

A Paris-bound American Airlines flight from Dallas had an unexpected stop at O’Hare after an unruly passenger prompted the pilots to make an unscheduled landing.

CBS 2–04/06/2011