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David Letterman and Todd The Intern stand with a rocking chair made by high school students in Kankakee as a retirement gift for the Late Show host, after tearing down one of the gag gift gazebos Letterman sent the city in 1999. (Credit: CBS)

Kankakee Sends Back Letterman’s Gag Gift As Retirement Present

Things came full circle Tuesday night for David Letterman and the good people of Kankakee, as the city turned a gag gift from 16 years ago into a retirement gift for the Late Show host.

03/25/2015

John Cody (Credit: WBBM)

Signing Off: John Cody Retiring From WBBM Newsradio After 48 Years

It’s the end of an era at WBBM Newsradio. A Newsradio original, John Cody, is retiring after 48 years behind the microphone.

03/13/2015

Taxes, Retired Taxes,

4 Helpful Tax Tips For Newly Retired

Minimize the amount of tax you may owe from your retirement income with these tips.

03/13/2015

One of two gazebos David Letterman gave to Kankakee in 2000, after it was named the worst metropolitan area to live in the U.S. Students in Kankakee plan to tear them down and turn the wood into a rocking chair as a retirement gift to Letterman. (Credit: Twitter/@LetsGo_Dave)

Late Show Will Air Segment With Kankakee Students Returning Letterman’s Gag Gift

A group of students from Kankakee has been preparing a retirement gift for David Letterman, hoping to appear on one of his final shows before he retires from the Late Show on CBS in May.

02/04/2015

Art Bilek (Credit: Chicago Crime Commission)

Art Bilek Retires From Crime Commission, After 60 Years In Law Enforcement

Asked to think back through his 60-year career in law enforcement and say what stood out, Art Bilek barely hesitated: “The biggest thing that I did was naming ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, that dirty stinking rat, as Public Enemy Number One.”

12/31/2014

A sign marks the entrance to the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on May 30, 2014 in Hines, Illinois. Hines, which is located in suburban Chicago, has been linked to allegations that administrators kept secret waiting lists at Veterans Administration hospitals so hospital executives could collect bonuses linked to meeting standards for rapid treatment. Today, as the scandal continued to grow, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized in public and then resigned from his post. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hines VA Hospital Director Retiring

Joan Ricard is leaving after nearly 40 years of service in the Department of Veterans Affairs, including two years as director of the hospital. Her resignation comes amid a slew of allegations about poor treatment at veterans’ hospitals across the country — and after the dismissal Monday of four high-ranking VA officials.

10/07/2014

Paul Konerko celebrates after hitting a grand slam in the 2005 World Series. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Baffoe: You Didn’t Have To Be So Good, Paul Konerko

A high-moral, quietly cool hard-working guy? That’s not what players are about in this era.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy announces his retirement following the 2014 MLS season during a news conference at the StubHub Center on August 7, 2014, in Carson, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

6 Post-Retirement Moves Landon Donovan Should Make

LA Galaxy forward and MLS legend Landon Donovan announced his retirement on Thursday. Although he’s calling it quits on the pitch, may we still see Donovan stay around the game (or not)?

08/07/2014

Landon Donovan #10 of Los Angeles Galaxy reacts to his supporters after a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at StubHub Center on May 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

5 Reasons Why Landon Donovan Is The Best MLS Player Ever

Landon Donovan has announced his intention to retire from soccer at the end of the 2014 season. Here’s 5 reasons why Landon Donovan is the best MLS player ever…

08/07/2014

David Letterman

Letterman Stuns With Retirement Announcement

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones talks with fans about the imminent exit of CBS’s late-night king.

04/03/2014

Taxable

Tax Tips For Retirees

With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.

03/03/2014

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Suburban Bus Driver Calls It A Day After Nearly 40 Years

Peggy Figgins began driving special-needs children back in 1976 in Oswego school district 308. Over nearly four decades, she’s watched the district explode in size.

12/04/2013

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Jill On Money: Should ‘The Plan’ Be To Work Longer?

But just because you want to work, does not mean that you will easily get a job.

10/22/2013

Cory B. Nelson, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Chicago office. (Credit: FBI)

Top FBI Agent In Chicago Leaving After Only 7 Months

Sources tell the Chicago Sun-Times that FBI Special-Agent-in-Charge Cory Nelson, 51, is retiring from his post as head honcho.

07/25/2013

Cardinal Francis George (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George Thinking Ahead To Retirement As He Undergoes Cancer Treatment

For the first time since being diagnosed with cancer and beginning a long and difficult course of treatment, Cardinal Francis George was speaking out about his fight for life, as well as his future.

CBS 2–12/11/2012

A Romney supporter at an event in Virginia (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote

Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.

09/28/2012

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Archdiocese Seeking Agreement For Priest Who Doesn’t Want To Leave

The Chicago Archdiocese says it looking for a respectful agreement for an 80-year-old priest who is resisting attempts to get him to move from his South Side parish.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

Robert Grant, special agent-in-charge of the FBI's Chicago office. (FBI)

Chicago’s Top FBI Official Retiring

Robert Grant, special agent-in-charge, will step down Sept. 3. He’s taking a job with the Walt Disney Corporation.

07/30/2012

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley talks about his first year of retirement, after speaking at a trade show at the Merchandise Mart on June 11, 2012. Daley left office in May 2011, after 22 years as mayor of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Daley Reflects On First Year Of Retirement

More than a year after leaving office, Richard M. Daley reflected on his time as mayor on Monday, and spoke about missing his late wife Maggie, missing everyday people, and even missing the media who covered him for almost a quarter century as mayor.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

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Lincolnwood School Officials Quit Amid Spending Controversy

One week after voters in north suburban Lincolnwood District 74 overwhelmingly rejected a referendum to finance construction of a new school building, its two top leaders are out.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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