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A tornado that hit LaSalle County Illinois. (Credit: Twitter)

Study Might Explain Why Trailer Parks Seem To Be Tornado Magnets

Researchers looked at 60 years worth of climatological data from the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center, and found tornadoes touch down most often in “transition zones” – areas where a dramatic change in landscape takes place.

04/23/2014

Police take a suspect into custody after a shooting at Purdue University on Tuesday, (Credit: purdueexponent.org)

Purdue University Shooting: One Dead, Suspect In Custody

One person was killed and a suspect has been charged with murder after at shooting inside a classroom at Purdue University on Tuesday.

01/21/2014

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Rare Case Of Typhoid Fever Found At Purdue University

Students and faculty at Purdue University are dealing with a heath scare after the discovery of a rare and potentially fatal disease on campus.

02/06/2013

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels appeared in Chicago Monday. (CBS)

Indiana Gov. Daniels Prepares To Take Helm At Purdue University

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he has a lesson plan for his next job as the president of Purdue University.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Julius Claybron, a Cornell University student who used to live in the Chicago Housing Authority's Harold Ickes Homes, speaks to other CHA residents heading to college about what is in store for them. (Credit: CBS)

Ivy Leaguer Offers Advice To Fellow CHA Residents Headed To College

A year ago, Julius Claybron was making the move from the inner city to the Ivy League. Now, the former Chicago Housing Authority resident is back in Chicago, offering advice to other public housing residents about to head to college.

CBS 2–08/08/2012

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Lifts Off

Local Expert: SpaceX Mission Is Space History In The Making

An unmanned capsule operated by a private company is in pursuit of the International Space Station this morning, and it’s space history in the making.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2012

Rebeka Kasper spent three weeks battling a combination of mononucleosis, two strains of streptococcus virus, toxic shock syndrome and pneumonia. She recovered in time for Christmas in what doctors called a miraculous turnaround in her health. (Credit: CBS)

Purdue Student Makes ‘Miracle’ Recovery From Serious Illness

Some are calling it a Christmas miracle. A 20-year-old woman from northwest Indiana, on the brink of death just a couple of weeks ago, recovered just in time for Christmas.

CBS 2–12/28/2011

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Push To Permit Guns On Purdue Campus Rejected

A push to allow Purdue University students to carry concealed guns on campus has failed to win the support of the school’s Student Senate.

11/17/2011

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‘Batmanning’ Replacing ‘Planking’ As New Internet Trend

Planking or Owling? Forget about it. Now, it’s “Batmanning.”

09/08/2011

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

Avoiding Bedbugs When You’re On Vacation

Before you hit the road for your summer vacation make sure to take steps that you don’t bring back any unexpected souvenirs in the form of bed bugs.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Poster for 'Paranormal Activity 2' Film

Prof Dissects Why Some Like A Good Scare

A surprising reason why many enjoy horror.

10/22/2010

Solar Powered Motorcycle (John Terhune/Journal & Courier/AP Photo)

Motorcycle Takes A Solar Ride

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) – A Purdue University student has transformed an old Suzuki motorcycle into a solar-powered bike with a top speed of about 45 miles per hour. Physics major Tony Coiro bought a […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2010