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P.J. Newberg (CBS)

Mom Of Heroin Addict Takes Her Family’s Story To Police Departments — If They’ll Listen

It’s not easy for P.J. Newberg to talk about her daughter Paula’s heroin addiction. But it’s her mission, and she spent Friday morning sharing her experience with Skokie police. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/21/2014

A sign is posted in front of a Whole Foods store February 17, 2010 in San Rafael, California. Whole Foods Market reported a 79 percent surge in first-quarter earnings with a profit of $49.7 million, or 32 cents a share, compared to $27.8 million, or 20 cents a share, one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods Chain Grabs Seven Former Dominick’s Locations

Dominick’s parent company Safeway Inc. pulled out of the Chicago market late last year.

02/03/2014

Fox River flooding near in Barrington. (Credit: Cyndi Zurawski)

State Of Emergency Declared In Suburbs

Officials in several west and northwest suburbs have declared various states of emergency or disaster Thursday morning, urging residents not to travel and others not to venture in because of flooding, road closures and stressed emergency resources.

04/18/2013

An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Hair Salons On Notice After String Of Armed Robberies

The brazen robber has struck 11 in exactly one month, getting a few hundred dollars each time. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

01/28/2013

Metra Fatal Crash

Train Accidents Down Statewide, But Not Chicago Area

A new analysis shows that Chicago-area railroad crossings remain dangerous.

12/19/2012

Heroin

Heroin Deaths Have Doubled In Suburbs Since 2007

A new report says heroin deaths in Lake and Will Counties have doubled over the last six years.

08/30/2012

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5 Shot, 4 Fatally, In Suburbs This Weekend

Five men have been wounded — four fatally — in shootings in south and west suburbs this weekend. Two of the shootings happened in south suburban Harvey and another involved an off-duty Chicago police officer in west suburban Maywood.

08/12/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Reznick Group To Move Headquarters From Skokie To Chicago

For the second time in five days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing that he’s lured an employer from the suburbs to the city.

07/30/2012

Congressman Joe Walsh

Rep. Walsh: Chicago Is Raiding Businesses From Suburbs To Help ‘Crumbling’ City

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) says Motorola Mobility’s decision to relocate to Chicago from Libertyville is another example of Mayor Rahm Emanuel raiding the suburbs to help city.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Report: Many Suburbs Are Hospitable For Commuters Without Cars

A new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Heroin

Report: Heroin Use Among Youngsters Growing Worse In Chicago Area

Law enforcement officials say the Chicago area is among many regions of the U.S. where the heroin problem seems to getting worse among school age youngsters.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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4th Of July Fests & Fireworks In The Suburbs

You can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)

06/27/2012

Professor Dick Simpson is proposing an inspector general to keep tabs on corruption in the suburbs. (Credit: Thomas Gradel)

Political Analyst Calls For Measures Against Corruption In Chicago Suburbs

Political corruption does not stop at Chicago city limits. A political analyst and former alderman is calling attention to corruption in the suburbs.

06/25/2012

Watering

Watering Restrictions In Place In Several Suburbs

Because of the hot weather and dry conditions, several suburbs have implemented water restrictions.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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Best Tiki Bars In Chicagoland

Looking for some great Rum drinks? Maybe at a tiki bar or two? Don’t worry, the near ‘burbs are chock full of funky fun nooks to sing Mele Kalikimaka while you slug Singapore Slings.

06/06/2012

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel To Parents: Don’t Move To The Suburbs

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel is asking parents think twice about moving off to the suburbs for the sake of their kids’ education. In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, the mayor said, “You […]

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Snow In Roselle

Chicago Snow Totals: February 24, 2012

Snowfall totals, reported to the National Weather Service, at 10 a.m. on February 24, 2012

02/24/2012

Property Taxes

Report: Property Taxes Way Up In Many Suburbs

Some suburbanites are feeling the pain of decreasing property values and increased taxes.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

The bane of Chicago motorists: red-light cameras. (CBS)

2 Investigators: The Red-Light Cameras That Generate The Most Tickets

Do red-light cameras prevent accidents or just generate money for city governments? 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.

02/20/2012

The Aqua hotel and condo tower was designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang. (Credit: Aqua Condo Chicago)

Aqua Architect Jeanne Gang Sets Sights On Suburbs

Just as Jeanne Gang changed high-rise facades with the wavy blue Aqua tower balconies downtown, she’d also like to change the face of suburbs – and decided to start with Cicero.

WBBM Newsradio–02/10/2012

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