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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk attends gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's election night gathering on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner defeated incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Sen. Kirk Pushes Resolution Seeking To Reunite Korean-Americans With Relatives In North Korea

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is pushing for the State Department to help Korean-Americans reunite with their families members still back in North Korea, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.



10 Things You Need to Know About US Baseball Champions Jackie Robinson West

by Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) – The Jackie Robinson West All Stars have inspired a city and a nation with their performance in the 2014 Little League World Series. Despite losing in the final round to South […]


The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

City Sets Parade Route, Rally Locations For Jackie Robinson West

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars captured the hearts of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2014

: Dong Wan Sin #13 of Team Asia-Pacific scores a run against the Great Lakes Team from Chicago, Illinois during the first inning of the Little League World Series Championship game at Lamade Stadium on August 24, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson West Falls To South Korea 8-4 In LLWS Title

The South Koreans weathered a late rally from the Chicago boys.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2014

Eugenio Rodriguez (Supplied to CBS)

Man Dies On Flight From Seoul To Chicago

About four hours in to the 12-hour flight from Seoul, Eugenio Rodriguez began to feel sick.


A South Korean soldier stands on a military guard post near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas in the border city of Paju on April 5, 2013. The United States said it was taking 'all necessary precautions' after North Korea rang fresh alarms in an escalating crisis by moving a medium-range missile to its east coast. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Korean-Americans React To Escalations Along The DMZ

Some Chicago area Korean-Americans are reacting with a little more fear and trepidation about North Korean threats, than South Koreans seem to be.


Sewah Kim, 7 months, was born in South Korea. (courtesy Duquet family)

Evanston Couple Gives Up Adoption Fight With South Korea

This week, a small South Korean girl will be returned to her native country, after her adoptive parents lost a legal fight to keep her. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley explains.


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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.


Sewah Kim, 7 months, was born in South Korea. (courtesy Duquet family)

Evanston Couple Fights To Keep South Korean Baby Girl

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley was in court for the latest chapter in what’s become an international and emotional drama.


Michel Morganella. (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Olympic Swiss Soccer Player Expelled For Calling South Koreans ‘A Bunch Of Retards’ On Twitter

Swiss soccer player Michel Morganella has been expelled from the Olympics for a threatening and racist message on Twitter about South Koreans.

670 The Score–07/30/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk: U.S. Must Stand Behind South Korea After Kim Jong Il’s Death

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he wants the U.S. to stand strong in the face of a new North Korean leader.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

123rd IOC Session Durban - 2018 Olympics Announcement

Pyeongchang Awarded 2018 Winter Olympics

After failing in its previous two attempts, the South Korean city of Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011