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Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman", is escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City. The Sinaloa cartel leader - the most wanted by US and Mexican anti-drug agencies - was arrested early Saturday morning by Mexican marines at a resort in Mazatlan, northern Mexico. (Photo credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Filmmaker Says Chicago Premiere For El Chapo Documentary Cancelled Amid Gang Fears

A documentary about the man who’s been called Chicago’s Public Enemy Number One will not open as scheduled this Friday at a Chicago theatre, and the filmmaker says it’s because of fear of neighborhood gangs.

03/11/2015

Jennifer Ullery. (Credit: Algonquin Police)

Mom Who Shot TV Cooperating With DCFS; Kids Won’t Be Removed From Home

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says the Algonquin mother accused of shooting her flat-screen TV will get to keep her three children.

03/11/2015

Jennifer Ullery. (Credit: Algonquin Police)

Police: Algonquin Mother Shot TV With Rifle While Her Kids Watched

An Algonquin mother of three is free on bond – after what police are calling an “unusual” crime.

03/10/2015

Gavel File Photo (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lake County Man Exonerated In Rape, Abduction After 20 Years In Prison

Prosecutors in the north suburbs have formally dismissed criminal charges against a Waukegan man who’s been behind bars for 20 years for a rape he did not commit, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

03/09/2015

Sarah, Duchess of York, takes a picture with a fan at the Housewares Show at McCormick Place. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Duchess Of York Among Promoters At McCormick Place Housewares Show

More than 20,000 buyers are in Chicago for the 2015 International Home and Housewares Show at McCormick Place.

03/08/2015

Two people were critically hurt in the fire in the 300 block of South Albany. (Credit: CBS)

Two Critically Injured In East Garfield Park Fire

Two people have been critically hurt in a fire early Sunday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

03/08/2015

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Beware Prom Dress Rip-offs Online, Consumer-Advocacy Group Warns

With high school girls thinking about prom season, here’s a warning from the Better Business Bureau.

03/05/2015

Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home. (Credit: CBS)

Remains Of Two Infants Discovered In Gary Funeral Home

The Lake County, Indiana, Coroner’s office says the bodies of two infants have been found inside a Gary funeral home.

03/04/2015

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Inspector General: Chicago Fire Department Still Not Meeting Response Time Standards

Chicago’s inspector general says the Chicago Fire Department is still not meeting nationwide standards for response time, despite being chided a year-and-a-half ago for not meeting those standards.

03/04/2015

Second City says the improv classes at Northwestern are essentially what they teach on the first day of class at Second City. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Parkinson’s Patients At Northwestern Get Improv Lessons From Second City

Second City has been holding a couple of improv classes at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for Parkinson’s disease patients, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller

03/04/2015

Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

State’s Attorney Asks For Special Prosecutor To Review Pravin Varughese Case

The downstate prosecutor under fire from a suburban family for his handling of a death investigation has now asked for a special prosecutor in the case.

03/03/2015

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Delays Hinder Last-Minute Attempts To Pay Property Tax Bills

Last-minute attempts to pay Cook County property tax bills by Tuesday’s deadline were being thwarted by technology.

03/03/2015

The Cubs expect the left-field bleachers to be ready by May 11, but the right-field bleachers won't open until June. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Cubs Want City Permission To Work At Wrigley Field Around The Clock

The team wants to speed up Wrigley Field renovations.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

Vince Vaughn participates in the Chicago Polar Plunge 2015 at North Avenue Beach on March 1, 2015 . (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Vince Vaughn, Lady Gaga Take Part In Polar Plunge

Thousands of people took a dip in icy Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach Sunday morning, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

03/01/2015

The opening of the new Ravenswood Metra station has been delayed a year, because Union Pacific has not finished putting in new tracks. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

There’s A Nice New Metra Station In Ravenswood — Why Isn’t It Open?

Commuters standing in the cold are wondering: What’s the deal? WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller asks the railroads.

02/27/2015

In this photo illustration, a bottle containing a measles vaccine is seen at the Miami Children's Hospital on January 28, 2015 in Miami, Florida. A recent outbreak of measles has some doctors encouraging vaccination as the best way to prevent measles and its spread. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Visitors To Long Grove Menards Might Have Been Exposed To Measles

Fearing exposure to measles for potentially hundreds of people at a Menards store in north suburban Long Grove, the Lake County health department is setting up clinics to give out free measles shots for people who haven’t received the vaccine.

02/26/2015

Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Criminal Charges Won’t Be Filed In Death Of SIU Student Pravin Varughese

A Morton Grove woman whose 19-year-old son died a year ago in Carbondale says the state’s attorney has decided not to bring criminal charges against anyone.

02/25/2015

Faith Du Bois was charged with boarding an aircraft with a weapon after security screeners found a loaded handgun in her carry-on baggage at Midway International Airport on Feb. 22. 2015 (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suburban Woman Arrested At Midway After TSA Screeners Find Gun In Bag

A 58-year-old Lemont woman has been arrested after she was stopped at Midway Airport’s security yesterday – accused of having a gun in her carry-on.

02/23/2015

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Parents Of NIU Student Who Died At Frat Party Continuing Court Fight

Another court date Monday in the criminal case against more than 20 young men accused in the death of a 19-year-old NIU freshman fraternity pledge, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

02/23/2015

Lanialoha is Hawaiian and spends a great deal of time there, but she was born in Ravenswood, (Credit: Steve Miller)

Made In Chicago: Ukulele Instructor Lanialoha

In the depth of the winter cold, think of Hawaii, and warmth and the spirit of aloha.

02/23/2015

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