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2 Investigators: Injured Fans File Lawsuits Against Major Concert Promoter

They just wanted to see their favorite performers in concert, but ended up in the hospital instead. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports on lawsuits filed against Live Nation.

04/10/2014

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Group: Walgreens Pharmacies Are Compromising Security Of Patient Information

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with Change to Win, which has says some Illinois customers may have been victims.

03/20/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Annealed glass, which can shatter into shards, is found across the city. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Older Glass Windows Are Potentially Deadly

Annealed glass is found in windows in older homes, schools and storefronts exempt from more current rules requiring safer, tempered glass windows. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.

02/17/2014

The Chrysler 200 has several "smart" safety features. (CBS)

Chicago Auto Show: Cars Do Some Of The Driving For You

(CBS) – Safety is a major theme at the Chicago Auto Show. CBS 2’s Ed Curran takes a look at some of the features being highlighted beginning this weekend. The new Chrysler 200, for example, […]

02/07/2014

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Mavs Owner Cuban Jokes About Winning $20 Million On Super Bowl Bet

No, Mark Cuban didn’t win $20 million on a bet on a safety, but it had many talking.

02/03/2014

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Video: College Ref Inexplicably Calls A Safety With QB Still On 4-Yard Line

Ohio coach Frank Solich described the call that resulted in a safety against the Bobcats as “questionable.” Buffalo coach Jeff Quinn called it “a gift.”

670 The Score–11/06/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Water-Safety Advocate: ‘Flip, Float And Follow’ When In Distress

A warning for holiday weekend revelers planning to hit Lake Michigan: Even when the water seems calm, it can be deadly. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

08/30/2013

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Ed’s Driveway: Don’t Leave Kids In The Car

We hear about tragedies all the time. Stories of children who die from heat stroke after being left in a car, sometimes by accident.

07/20/2013

Ronda Wilkes has been delivering mail for nearly 10 years. (CBS)

New Program Sets Up Safe Havens For Postal Carriers Who Encounter Danger

U.S. Postal Inspectors and police say these days carriers face great potential harm in some Chicago neighborhoods. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.

06/14/2013

Carlos and Kim Caudillo stand in the debris of their home after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Deadly Oklahoma Tornado Serves As Reminder To Prepare For Disasters

“Tornado sheltering basics involved three steps – get in, get down and cover-up. The overall goal is to avoid flying and falling debris by putting as many barriers between you and the tornado as possible,” according to one expert at the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma.

WBBM Newsradio–05/21/2013

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Quinn: State To Review School Security Plans In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

The deadly school shooting spree last week in Connecticut prompted Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to push for a review of school safety measures in the state.

12/18/2012

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Study: Child Dies Every Three Weeks From Falling Television

A string of tragedies in the Chicago area over the past year prompted a safety advocacy group to look at the number of children killed or injured by falling televisions.

12/13/2012

A pan catches fire. (CBS)

The Wrong Move Can Make A Kitchen Fire Worse

In just a few seconds, a small cooking fire can erupt into a raging inferno. Unfortunately, many people are clueless when it comes to how to extinguish the fire. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

12/10/2012

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Do Your Deadbolt Locks Offer Maximum Security? You Might Be Surprised

CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist shows you how to spot the danger — and a simple way to fix it.

12/07/2012

Kahlil Bell. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Sign New Contract for RB Bell, Waive Safety Jones

The Bears on Saturday signed running back Khalil Bell to a one-year contract, and waived safety Jeremy Jones.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

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Safer Crosswalks Coming To Site Where Correctional Officer Was Killed

Preliminary work begins Tuesday on safety improvements at the pedestrian crossing where a Cook County Corrections officer was killed in a hit-and-run accident this summer.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

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Quinn: Security Concerns Prompted End To Media Tours Of Prisons

Gov. Pat Quinn says he didn’t end media tours of Illinois prisons in order to cover up anything.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

Two children play along Lake Michigan Friday. (CBS)

Caution Warranted As Beach Season Arrives

Drowning is the leading accidental cause of death for children up to four years of age. For children 14 and under, it’s the second leading cause of accidental death.

05/25/2012

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