Santa Claus

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Santa Tracker

(CBS) – NORAD is tracking Santa’s progress as he delivers Christmas presents to children all over the world. To see where Santa is now, visit


About 80 seriously ill children got to take a flight to the "North Pole" (Gate C20 at O'Hare International Airport) to meet Santa Claus, thanks to a team effort by the Starlight Children's Foundation and United Airlines. (Credit: CBS)

Seriously Ill Kids Fly To “North Pole” To Meet Santa

When a child is seriously ill, a parent will do just about anything to make him or her happy. One children’s charity teamed up with United Airlines this weekend in Chicago to help several parents of seriously ill kids very happy.



A Tour Of America’s Roadside Attractions – Part 2

Continuing our journey a little further east, check out part two of our state-to-state guide to America’s roadside attractions!


Santa Letter

Letters To Santa Piling Up At Post Office

Letters to Santa are piling up at Chicago’s Main Post Office, waiting for an attentive helper to answer them.

WBBM Newsradio–12/18/2011

Letters To Santa from needy Chicagoans at Chicago's main post office, 433 W. Harrison. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Post Office Seeks More Help Answering Letters To Santa

The Chicago post office says 8,000 letters to Santa are in the lobby of the main postal facility on Harrison Street, waiting to be answered in time for Christmas.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Selfridges' Christmas Grotto Opens

Chicago’s Santas: Best Of The Best

Here’s a guide of the Best Santa’s to visit in the Chicago area – and where and when you can bring your kids of all ages to sit on his lap.


Paintball Explosion

Paintball Explosion To Open At Santa’s Village Site

Part of Santa’s Village, the old amusement park that brings back nostalgic memories for a lot of people in the Chicago area, is re-opening this Saturday morning as Paintball Explosion.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

Jay Cutler

Cutler To Headline Walk To Cure Diabetes

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will be back in his hometown of Santa Claus, Ind., next month, to raise money for a walk to cure diabetes.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011