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Grinch Steals Frankfort Man’s Shedful Of Christmas Decorations

The collection of lights and figures was estimated to be worth $15,000, police say.

12/04/2013

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Free TV Pitchman Trudeau From Jail

TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau must stay in jail a bit longer, after again failing to convince a judge he’s done all he can to disclose assets to pay off a $37 million fine.

10/24/2013

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Shutdown Not Halting Medical Care At V.A. Hospital

With the shutdown dragging into its second week, money to pay healthcare workers at the James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago ran out last weekend, but employees are still on the job.

10/09/2013

A view of a the new 2009 series $100 bill (center) and the old 2006 series October 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. The new $100 bill will begin to go into circulation on October 8 and will include new security features such as a band with moving images, ink that changes color with the angle as well as a new design. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Reserve Begins Circulating New $100 Bills

Federal dollars are at the heart the contentious battle over the federal government shutdown right now, but that wasn’t stopping the Federal Reserve from rolling out new $100 bills on Tuesday.

10/08/2013

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Increased Security To Be In Place For Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Police Department and other agencies have been putting the finishing touches on security plans for Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, with thoughts of the Boston bombings in April fresh in their minds.

10/07/2013

James DiJohn (Credit: Skokie Police)

Suburban School Security Chief Resigns After Arrest For Theft

James DiJohn, 56, has been accused of stealing electronic equipment from Niles North High School in Skokie.

09/10/2013

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Skokie Students Mourn Teacher Who Died Of Cancer

Daniel Horyn, 34, was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, but kept up his work as an English teacher and track and cross country coach during his treatment.

09/10/2013

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Mayor Nominates Former Alderman Martin Oberman For Metra Board

Oberman fought machine politics in his days at City Hall, and frequently clashed with former Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael Bilandic, and Jane Byrne. He was also an ally of former Mayor Harold Washington before Oberman resigned in 1987.

09/09/2013

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Students Complain About Ban On Short Shorts Amid Extreme Heat

Some students at Lincoln Park High School were upset about being forced to comply with the school’s dress code during the extreme heat on Monday and Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–08/28/2013

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New High School Is First Dedicated Solely To Students With Learning Disabilities

Until now, students with learning disabilities who wanted to go to a college preparatory high school had no place in Chicago that was dedicated specifically to their needs.

WBBM Newsradio–08/28/2013

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McCarthy On Expanded Safe Passage Program: ‘This Is True Community Policing’

The city’s top cop said he’s pleased with how things have been going so far, as children head back to their first day of classes.

08/26/2013

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School Bus Driver Fired For Dropping Kids Off At Park, Not Home

Morris Elementary School District 54 Supt. Teri Shaw said she doesn’t know why the driver dropped all 20 students from White Oak Elementary at a local park Tuesday afternoon.

08/21/2013

No Free Parking A Major Change For Drivers With Disabilities

The Illinois Secretary of State’s office is getting out the word: big changes are coming soon for drivers with disabilities.

08/19/2013

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Amtrak Wolverine Line Adds Quiet Car On Chicago-To-Michigan Trains

Passengers on designated quiet cars must silence their cell phones, and other loud devices, and limit their conversation to quiet voices.

08/19/2013

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Made In Chicago: E3 VIP Caters Upscale Tailgate Parties

It’s not your father’s tailgate party.

WBBM Newsradio–08/19/2013

The Flagship Niagara is one of the most historically authentic tall ships in the United States and an accurate reproduction of Commodore Perry’s victorious flagship from the War of 1812’s Battle of Lake Erie. She offers three educational programs to the public: educational day sails, an individual trainee program, and for-credit high school and college programs. All students and trainees receive an authentic onboard living experience from sleeping on hammocks to meals cooked off of a woodstove. (Credit: Navypier.com)

Tall Ships Sail To Navy Pier

The tall ships will arrive at Navy Pier in the “Parade of Sail” Wednesday afternoon, and stay through Sunday.

WBBM Newsradio–08/07/2013

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Police Digging At Wisconsin Site For Girl Missing For 66 Years

“It would really be nice to know really what did happen,” said Wayne Weckler, whose cousin, Georgia Jean Weckler, was last seen walking on a country road on May 1, 1947.

08/06/2013

The Sears store in the Grand Crossing neighborhood is closing. (CBS)

Man Finds Sensitive Employee Data In File Cabinet He Bought From Sears

A Chicago man said Sears is lucky he’s honest; otherwise, the retailer could have exposed hundreds of its former employees to identity theft.

08/01/2013

Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem (left) and Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem (right) with their father Mohammed Abdul Hakeem (in wheelchair). [Photo Supplied to CBS]

Brothers Slain At Evanston Cigar Shop

Investigators spent the night at Evanston Pipe & Tobacco, after 38-year-old Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem and 34-year-old Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem were found in the basement.

07/31/2013

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Made In Chicago: First Folio Theatre

David Rice and Alison Vesely started First Folio Theatre as a backyard summer theater company.

07/29/2013

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