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Chicago’s Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect Saturday

They won’t all disappear, but as CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, supporters of the ban hope you’ll start carrying your own reusable bags.

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An animal found living with a squatter in a coach house in Steger undergoes surgery. (Credit: CBS)

Vets Working To Save Dogs Found In Steger Coach House

One dog has died, and CBS 2 has been told two more are beyond help. The animals were discovered last Friday, but the surgeries and other treatments continue today.

07/28/2015

These two animals were among the dozens rescued from a hoarding situation in Steger. (CBS)

Buyer Finds ‘Little House Of Horrors’ — Abused Animals, Human Squatter — In Coach House

Even animal rescuers say it’s one of the worst things they’ve ever seen. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

07/27/2015

Got a ticket? One Grateful Dead fan hopes so, near Soldier Field. (CBS)

Diehard Dead Heads Gather In Chicago For Band’s Final Shows

Tie dye everywhere. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

07/03/2015

Laundry pods. (Credit: CBS)

Doctors Warn Laundry Pods A Hazard For Children

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports pods are popular because they’re more convenient than the liquid detergent we grew up with, but also, more concentrated and much more toxic.

07/01/2015

Country music fans at the Lake Shake Festival at Northerly Island. (Credit: CBS)

Festival-Goers Enjoy Weather On First Day Of Summer

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports once the gates opened Sunday morning, country music fans raced for the best seats at the Lake Shake Festival. .

06/21/2015

HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 15:  People receive a free meningitis vaccine from  Dr. Wayne Chen at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation pharmacy on April 15, 2013 in Hollywood, California. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation started free meningitis vaccines after a West Hollywood man died from the disease.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Meningitis Fears Intensify As Pride Fest Gets Underway

The current outbreak involves a dangerous bacterial infection known as invasive meningococcal disease. While it has so far affected mostly African Americans, all men who are intimate with other men are urged to get vaccinated.

06/19/2015

Fans celebrate the Chicago Blackhawks winning the 2015 Stanley Cup outside of Wrigley Field on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Blackhawks And Their Fans Keep Stanley Cup Party Going Well Into The Morning

Chicago won its third Stanley Cup in six seasons on Monday night.

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Chicago’s Disney School Uses Standard Tests To Customize Student Lessons

Like them or not, standardized tests are a fact of life for Chicago public school students, but one Chicago elementary school has found an innovative way to put all that data to good use, thanks to a new classroom tool.

06/12/2015

Jeni's Ice Cream at a Chicago grocery outlet. (CBS)

Jeni’s Shutters Ice Cream Shops Again After Listeria Is Detected

There is no timetable for resuming production, Lowe said. Jeni’s is temporarily closing its 21 retail shops because there isn’t enough ice cream to keep them stocked.

06/12/2015

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Think You’re A Big Chicago Hockey Fan? Meet ‘Blackhawk Bob’

Skokie’s Bob Gertenrich has attended every home game since 1966. That is 2,261 games by his count, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

06/08/2015

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Man Discovers Somebody Living On His Boat In Diversey Harbor

A man who keeps a 42-foot boat at Diversey Harbor says he was shocked after he drove in from Michigan early this morning – and found that somebody had been staying on his boat and had trashed it.

06/05/2015

A man shops for fireworks as vendors prepare their display for sale to the public, 23 January 2006 in Beijing. The sound of fireworks returned to Beijing with a loud bang over the weekend after a 12-year sales ban was lifted ahead of the coming 29 January Lunar New Year. The sale of firecrackers, Roman candles, sparklers, cherry bombs and other fireworks had been outlawed due to the injuries and occasional deaths they caused, as well as the noise and air pollution they generated, but due to popular demand for what is an important tradition during the Spring Festival, the Chinese capital's authorities lifted the ban for this year's event and sales began 22 January. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read Frederic J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

West Side Neighborhood Disrupted By Roman Candle Fight

CBS Roseanne Tellez checked out a recent video that shows young people dueling in Garfield Park with roman candles, the tubelike fireworks that emit fireballs.

06/04/2015

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Bloomingdale Trail Set To Open This Weekend

Today it’s an empty trail connecting four Chicago neighborhoods from Humboldt Park to Bucktown. But, that changes in a big way on Saturday when the 606 will be filled with bicycles, joggers, dog walkers and kids.

06/02/2015

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Naperville Pet Owners On Alert After Coyote Sightings

Naperville Animal Control says despite all the sightings there are only a few coyotes. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

05/29/2015

Owners of Spot say he was shocked by a light post in Humboldt Park earlier this week. (CBS)

Dog Owner Says Pet Was Shocked By Electrical Current At Humboldt Park

(CBS) – A Chicago couple believes their dog was shocked by electrical current near a wet light post in Humboldt Park. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports. The beautiful weather at Humboldt Park on Thursday attracted […]

05/28/2015

Needles are discovered at Chicago's Douglas Park. (CBS)

Park District Crews Working To Remove Needles From Douglas Park

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez returned to Douglas Park and found more needles, but also saw Park District crews working to pick them up.

05/26/2015

Douglas Park (Source: Riot Fest)

Riot Fest Moving To Douglas Park

Facing backlash from the Humboldt Park community for damage caused by last year’s festival, organizers of Riot Fest have moved the annual punk rock bash to Douglas Park.

05/20/2015

Spike Lee arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 5, 2015 in New York.  (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Spike Lee To Address Criticism Of Controversial New Movie “Chiraq”

Lee plans to set his movie in Englewood, one of several violence-plagued neighborhoods that have earned the nickname “Chiraq.” Some feel that name—a blend of Chicago and war-torn Iraq—furthers negative perceptions about the city.

05/14/2015

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Activists Protest Budget Cuts Outside Gov. Rauner’s Home

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports protesters are ready to spend the night outside Rauner’s condo inside a Lakeshore East high rise.

05/13/2015

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