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Members of UPS for DownS hold a recent training session. (CBS)

Your Chicago: UPS for DownS

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson introduces us to United Parent Support for Down Syndrome.

07/19/2013

One of the residents of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Judy Istock Butterly Haven

(CBS) – The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum boasts many must-see sights, from the outdoor nature walk to the “Look In” Lab to the Nature of Eating exhibit. But it’s the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven that […]

07/12/2013

Olivia Taylor lost her memory after a collision during a basketball game. (CBS)

Athlete Loses Memory After Collision On Court

Fifteen-year-old Olivia Taylor is a basketball player from Seneca High School in the far south suburbs. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/11/2013

Musician Billy Corgan talks with CBS 2's Rob Johnson at Corgan's tea house, Madam Zuzu's, in Highland Park. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Madame Zuzu’s Tea House

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson takes us to the North Shore, where Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has launched a business venture that’s equal parts art and tea.

06/07/2013

Students from Reilly Elementary School talk with CBS 2's Rob Johnson. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Student Activists At Reilly Elementary School

Students are lobbying the Chicago Park District and aldermen for an improved Parkview Park just blocks away from their school in the largely Hispanic Avondale neighborhood. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

05/17/2013

CCA Academy in Chicago specializes in urban-farming classes that include "aquaponics." (CBS)

Your Chicago: CCA Academy And ‘Aquaponics’

In tank after tank at CCA — some big, some small — the principles of aquaponics are being put to the test to support urban farming. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

05/03/2013

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

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