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Beth Roche of Highland, Ind. participated in the Chicago Marathon last year. (Facebook)

Highland, Ind. Woman Recovering After Boston Marathon: ‘You Have To Go Forward’

Beth Roche had just cheered from the sidelines April 15 as her daughter, Rebecca, crossed the finish line when the first of the two bombs went off. The mother’s left leg suffered extensive damage.

04/29/2013

Members of the Chicago Community Chorus rehearse. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago Community Chorus

(CBS) – It might be the most talented choir you’ve never heard of, and the Chicago Community Chorus is celebrating its 10th year in 2013. It is made up of professional singers and amateurs alike, […]

04/12/2013

Employees are taking a fitness challenge at Global Capacity, a Chicago firm. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Global Capacity’s Fitness Challenge

One Loop-based company decided to take the health challenge. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson explains.

03/15/2013

Scottie Williams (CBS)

Your Chicago: Elmhurst College Standout Scottie Williams

The college senior is an elite football player, an accomplished student and is tireless in his charitable work. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

03/08/2013

A member of the USA Warriors practices Friday in Romeoville. (CBS)

Your Chicago: USA Warriors At Soldier Field

There is a team of hockey players who know all about battles and wars, and these days they’re playing the game they love to raise awareness of other American heroes like them. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

02/15/2013

NIU Campus

Five Years After The Shootings, Healing Continues At NIU

The tolling of a lone bell could be heard across the campus at NIU as students and family members of the five victims gathered to hear remarks from Gov. Pat Quinn and NIU President John Peters.

02/14/2013

ATM

Card Skimmers Hit ATMs At Two Banks In Hinsdale

Authorities were warning Chicago area residents about scammers using skimming devices on ATMS to steal money from people’s bank accounts.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz (CBS)

Your Chicago: Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz

The man leading the front office of the Blackhawks is looking forward to the shortened hockey season, after the long lockout. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

01/19/2013

The Logan Theatre in Logan Square. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Logan Square Resurgence

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson takes us on a tour of the hip neighborhood on the Near Northwest Side, known for its artists and boulevards — and now, its renovated movie theater.

01/11/2013

Daniel Smrokowski (CBS 2)

Your Chicago: Daniel Smrokowski, Advocate For People With Disabilities

Daniel Smrokowski has been a fixture on the radio at Roosevelt University in Chicago for roughly four years. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

01/04/2013

Nick Curley, 8, has raised money for epilepsy awareness. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Skating 100 Miles For Epilepsy Awareness

Nick Curley, an 8-year-old mite hockey player for the Glenview Stars, wanted to raise awareness about epilepsy because his cousin battles it. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

12/21/2012

A recent game involving Oak Park River Forest High School. (CBS)

For Some, Concussion Dangers Are Enough To Ban Football At Public High Schools

Should publicly funded high schools retire tackle football programs? More groups are coming to that conclusion, CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

11/13/2012

A beer in mid-pour at Solemn Oath Brewery in Naperville. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Solemn Oath Brewery

One of the newest microbreweries on the block is in Naperville, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

10/26/2012

The La Grange Theater is among the notable businesses in downtown La Grange. (CBS)

Your Chicago: West Suburban La Grange

The village has come a long way since a man named Franklin Cossett led the emigration from Chicago in the 1870s.

10/19/2012

A display at Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications is dedicated to the first televised presidential debate. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Museum Of Broadcast Communications

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson takes a look inside Chicago’s newest museum, which pays homage to the greats of television and radio.

09/21/2012

The Aces, a 16-inch softball team, has been playing for more than four decades. (CBS)

Your Chicago: 16-Inch Softball

The Aces have been knocking the cover off the ball for 44 years now. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

07/27/2012

Naperville's Centennial Beach. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Naperville’s Centennial Beach

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson takes us on a tour of an oasis in the western suburbs that offers something for everyone.

07/20/2012

The Chicago Public Art Group creates murals on underpasses. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Ornate Underpass Murals

The Chicago Public Art Group started 40 years ago painting modest murals to cover unattractive concrete underpasses. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

06/29/2012

Musicians perform recently at the venerable Jazz Showcase in the South Loop. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Jazz Showcase

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson takes you to a place that’s been around 65 years.

06/15/2012

Concussion

Growing Concern Over Concussions Among Youth Athletes

The headlines about concussions are everywhere these days; soldiers suffering traumatic brain injuries linked to concussions, or the speculation that football star Junior Seau might have committed suicide after suffering from them.

CBS 2–05/22/2012

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