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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Venice, Italy (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Holiday shoppers pack the aisles. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Police Warn Of Pickpockets Targeting Holiday Shoppers

With the holiday season just around the corner, downtown and the Near North Side soon will be crawling with shoppers and tourists, and people who don’t normally come into the city. They’ll also be crawling with something else: pickpockets.

11/20/2013

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

Chicago police officers demonstrate how pickpockets can work in teams to "stall" a revolving door, and lift someone's wallet from their pocket while they're waiting for the door to turn. (Credit: CBS)

Cops Warn Holiday Shoppers About Pickpockets

With the holiday season upon us, and larger crowds out on the streets, in the stores, and riding trains and buses, police were warning to be on guard against pickpockets and cell phone thieves.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

CTA RED LINE

Report: Police Say Crackdown On Turnstile Jumpers Will Reduce Serious Crime On CTA

Chicago Police and the Chicago Transit Authority believe they have a plan to try to cut down on the number of serious crimes that are committed on buses and trains.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012