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Review: Axiom Verge Is Better Than Your Favorite Games From The ‘90s

Axiom Verge seems like an old trope, but mutates into anything but as the game progresses.

06/23/2015

Jeff Goldblum explains chaos theory to Laura Dern. (Photo Credit: Jurassic Park/Universal Pictures)

Review: Please Admit That ‘Jurassic World’ Is No ‘Jurassic Park’… And Is Sorta Bad

Through awful dialog and plot points, the creators of Jurassic World treat the audience like they’re stupid. I don’t like being treated like I’m stupid, do you?

06/15/2015

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Review: Destiny Doesn’t Respect Your Time, So Stop Playing It

I’d be a liar if I said Destiny’s basic components don’t draw on the obsessive parts of my brain that keep me playing video games. I just think there are better games to satiate our obsessive needs. Like hunting humans, for example, the greatest game of all.

06/04/2015

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Mortal Kombat X: A Chicago Video Game Company’s Most Violent Baby

Mortal Kombat X feels like two games… One that’s beautiful, plays well and is a lot of fun, and another that is infuriating.

05/21/2015

Yelp! offers user reviews of businesses and services. (Yelp/CBS)

Chicago Business Files Lawsuit Over Negative Yelp Review

Zwick Window Shade Co., 3336 W. Foster, takes issue with a Feb. 6, 2014 review where a customer claims she and her husband never received a set of blinds ordered from Zwick, according to the lawsuit filed Friday in Cook County Circuit Court.

02/27/2015

Workers remove a poster-banner for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood. (Michael Thurston/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Things About ‘The Interview’ from Someone Who Has Seen It

A journalist who attended a screening of the film has revealed a few key tidbits about the controversial film.

12/18/2014

Metra Train

Metra Under Federal Scrutiny Following Safety Complaints

A team of 12 federal investigators will focus on Metra’s operations, testing, and training. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.

06/06/2014

Absolut Chicago in all of its glory... (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Review: Absolut Chicago Vodka Doesn’t Really Taste Like Chicago, Which Is Probably A Good Thing

A Chicago vodka? What’s it taste like… A dirty L car? Deep dish pizza? Italian beef? The bricks & mortar of a 2-flat? Actually, and thankfully, it doesn’t taste like any of these things.

10/18/2013

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Naperville Lawyer Sues Man Over Negative Comments Online

A Naperville lawyer has filed a lawsuit against a man who wrote a bad review of him on Google Plus.

09/19/2013

Anita Alvarez

Alvarez Urges Governor To Review State Panel Investigating Police Torture

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has written a scathing letter to Gov. Pat Quinn, saying the state board that looks into police torture allegations has acted illegally.

WBBM Newsradio–08/27/2013

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The Rolling Stones Rock Chicago’s United Center Along With Special Guest Taj Mahal

The natural chemistry between Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts is undeniable, and it showed during their 22 song set on the first night of their 3 show run at Chicago’s United Center.

05/29/2013

Better Government Association logo. (Credit: BGA)

BGA: A Year Later, No Action From Governor On Review Of State Board Costs

Bloated and politically padded. Those are words a government watchdog group was using to describe state boards and commissions filled with members appointed by the governor.

CBS 2–01/16/2013

iPhone 5

CNET’s iPhone 5 Review: Finally The iPhone We’ve Always Wanted

Apple’s iPhone 5 launched to massive fanfare on Sept. 12, and now the verdict is in from CNET’s Scott Stein. He found that the new iPhone offers key features that were desired by users when its predecessor, the iPhone 4S, shipped.

09/18/2012

Online dating services, such as eHarmony, say they have sound scientific methods to pair up singles correctly. (CBS)

Researchers Question The Methods Online Dating Services Use To Pair Up Singles

Despite the staggering popularity of online dating, a new review of research points to some problems. CBS 2’s Susan Carlson reports.

02/23/2012

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Brunch Time: Bleeding Heart Bakery

Bakery Hours: Mon – Thurs, 6am – 9pm; Fri 6am through Sun 9pm (63 straight hours) Café Hours: Sun – Thurs 7am – 4pm; Fri 7am through Sun 4pm (57 straight hours) If you’ve been […]

11/30/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about two recent shootings in Chicago during an unrelated press conference on Aug. 9, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Demands Review Of City Travel, Mileage Reimbursements

As he looks to cut city expenses, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is ordering an audit of mileage and travel reimbursement policies for all city agencies.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to supporters during a swearing-in ceremony. (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Review Of City Credit Cards Continues

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his administration is reviewing the way city departments and their sister agencies have been using city credit cards.

06/09/2011

On Jan. 8, Guy "Bear" Vazquez recorded his reaction to seeing a pair of rainbows in Yosemite National Park, creating a huge viral video hit. (credit: YouTube.com)

Entertainment Year-In-Review For 2010

Take a look at some of the best and worst moments in Entertainment as we say goodbye to 2010.

12/31/2010

Mayor Richard Daley addresses the National Fraternal Congress Septemeber 9, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Daley announced September 8, that he would not seek reelection as mayor, a post he has held since 1989.   (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

News Year-In-Review For 2010

It was an exciting year for the Nation and Chicago. Take a look at some of the best and worst memories as we say goodbye to 2010.

12/31/2010

On June 9, an overtime shot by Patrick Kane won the Chicago Blackhawks their first championship in nearly four decades in a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.  (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sports Year-In-Review For 2010

It was an exciting year for sports fans to say the least. Take a look at some of the best and worst sports memories as we say goodbye to 2010.

12/31/2010

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