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The lane markers between the four lanes of the Oak Street Curve on Lake Shore Drive have completely worn away, prompting the city to bring in private contractors that normally take the winter off to re-stripe the lanes. (Credit: CBS)

Lane Markers On Lake Shore Drive’s Oak Street Curve Completely Worn Away

It’s already one of the more dangerous parts of Lake Shore Drive. Now the curve at Oak Street Beach is even more challenging for drivers to navigate.

CBS 2–01/08/2013

A 'ghost player' in a vintage Chicago White Sox baseball uniform emerges from a cornfield as he re-enacts the scene at the baseball field created for the motion picture 'Field of Dreams' on August 25, 1991 in Dyersville, Iowa. Rita and Al Ameskamp who, with Don and Becky Lansing, co-own the site have turned the cornfields and baseball diamond into a summertime tourist attraction, including 'ghost player' reenactments. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chicago-Area Couple Buys ‘Field Of Dreams’ Location

The Stillman family of Oak Lawn has their own dream: turn the famous baseball film location into a tournament site. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

01/03/2013

Ryan Garcia kisses his daughter, who inspired him to do a year of acts of kindness. (CBS)

Man Wraps Up A Year Of Doing Acts Of Kindness

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez caught up with Ryan Garcia, the last day of his mission.

12/31/2012

Kent Carson, 55, is fitted for prosthetic legs, after he lost both legs and one arm to an infection during treatment for Legionnaire's Disease. He will also get a prosthetic arm at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Legionnaire’s Survivor Gets Prosthetics To Replace Lost Legs, Arm

He thought he simply had a high fever, but a Round Lake Beach man actually had Legionnaire’s Disease, a deadly form of pneumonia that nearly killed him.

12/04/2012

Shoppers tie a package to the roof of their car after taking advantage of a Thanksgiving Day deal at Kmart. (Credit: CBS)

Some Shoppers Can’t Wait Until After Thanksgiving To Hunt For Bargains

Wal-Mart and Kmart have opened on Thanksgiving for some time now. What has changed over the years is the way they roll out deals. At Wal-Mart, they call it “The Blitz,” and at Kmart, they call them “Doorbusters.”

11/22/2012

Marina City

After 50 Years, Marina City Still A Prominent Part Of Chicago Skyline

The corncob-like buildings along the Chicago River are 50 years old. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez takes a tour.

11/12/2012

Chicago police on the scene of an police-involved shooting, in which an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at the officer, near Marquette Road and Indiana Avenue in the Park Manor neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Park Manor

A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at the officer during a chase in the Park Manor neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

11/08/2012

A Kia sign (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Hyundai, Kia Deal With Fallout From Oversold Gas Mileage

You go to buy a new car and kick the tires, take a test drive and check the sticker, assuming the information is accurate, right? CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

11/02/2012

Dr. Stephen Cina is the new Cook County medical examiner. (CBS)

New Cook County Medical Examiner Wants To Turn Page On Morgue Scandal

Dr. Stephen Cina says with about 5,000 bodies passing through the facility each year, the challenges are great. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

10/25/2012

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (left) and his son Joe Walsh Jr. (right) discuss a campaign ad run by the Republican congressman's Democratic opponent, Tammy Duckworth, accusing him of being a deadbeat dad for failing to pay child support. Walsh has said a lawsuit filed against him for delinquent child support payments was dismissed after he and his wife resolved the matter. Walsh and his ex-wife issued a statement in April that he is not and never was a “deadbeat dad.”

Walsh’s Son Defends Father, Asks Duckworth To Pull ‘Deadbeat Joe’ Ad

Republican Congressman Joe Walsh’s son on Tuesday pleaded with his father’s Democratic challenger, Tammy Duckworth, to pull campaign ads accusing his father of being a deadbeat dad, calling the ads “hurtful” and “untrue.”

CBS Chicago–10/23/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr smokes a cigar while leaving his house on Oct. 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jackson Jr. Seen In Public For First Time, Says He’s ‘Not Well’

For the first time in months, ailing U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been sighted out in public, and talked about his battle with Bipolar II disorder.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2012

This surveillance image is of a suspect who is believed to have attacked a customer at Ross in Merrillville, Ind. (Surveillance video)

VIDEO: Mom Holding Baby Attacked At Ind. Store

A woman went to a Northwest Indiana retailer to buy a gift and ended up getting assaulted. Now, Hobart police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

10/15/2012

The International Museum of Surgical Science in the Gold Coast neighborhood was originally a mansion, designed as a replica of an 18th century French chateau on the grounds of Versailles. (Credit: CBS)

Open House Tour Offers Behind The Scenes Peek At Chicago Architecture

A citywide architecture event this weekend will offer a peek inside spaces that are normally off-limits on most guided tours.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

Picture taken on October 29, 2010 in Paris of an alarm clock, as Europe moved to winter time at 0100 GMT on October 31, when clocks move back one hour. Clocks change in North America on November 7. AFP PHOTO / JEFF PACHOUD (Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Problems In Children May Be Linked To Snoring

As CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, snoring isn’t just annoying for the rest of the family. It could put your child’s health at risk.

10/04/2012

Dr. Paula Kezdie-Rogus, right, meets with Pat Healey in a stress-free dinner setting. (CBS)

Program Pairs Physicians With Patients In Stress-Free Dinner Setting

CBS 2’s Roseanna Tellez reports from the historic Cheney Mansion, where organizers set up tables with wine.

10/04/2012

Baby Feet

Some Moms Want Greater Allowances For Home Births With Midwives

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez looks at the controversy over licensing some midwives.

10/01/2012

Chicago Public Schools students attending a "Children First" program -- alternative activities for kids during the teachers' strike -- cross a picket line outside Walter Payton College Prep High School on Sept. 10, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Mixed Emotions, Some Confusion For Parents As Strike Begins

Parents of public school students were feeling mixed emotions as they sent kids to half-day programs at scores of Chicago Public Schools sites on Monday during the teachers’ strike, while others were confused when they learned teachers had walked off the job.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2012

Approximately 5,000 Chicago Public Schools teachers marched down Michigan Avenue on May 23, 2012, as a show of solidarity amid contract talks with the Emanuel administration. (Credit: CBS)

Teacher Contract Impasse Could Leave Parents Caught In Crossfire

Parents of kids at Chicago Public Schools have a huge stake in teacher contract talks, but no spot at the bargaining table; if there’s a strike, they’re left to wonder, “What will I do with my kids?”

CBS 2–09/04/2012

CBS 2 producer Carol Thompson noticed the burning bush in her yard was already changing colors in mid-August, well before the start of fall. Experts say it's a sign of drought damage, not an early fall. (Credit: Carol Thompson, CBS 2)

Leaves Already Changing Color A Sign Of Drought, Not Early Fall

Have you seen them yet? Some trees and shrubs in the Chicago area have been changing colors, a month before the official start of autumn. We got to wondering if this is an early sign of fall, or a sign of trouble.

CBS 2–08/21/2012

Police SWAT officers surround the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin where at least one gunman stormed the mass and opened fire August, 5, 2012 Oak Creek, Wisconsin. At least six people were killed when a shooter, who was shot dead by a police officer, opened fire on congregants in the Milwaukee suburb.  (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

911 Tapes From Sikh Temple Shooting Released

Authorities have released recordings of 911 calls from the shooting massacre at a Sikh house of worship near Milwaukee earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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