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Tess Boghossian of Palatine during her recent trip to the White House. (Boghossian Family)

Palatine Girl, 12, Rewarded For Healthy Recipe: Lunch With First Lady

It was a day Tess Boghossian of Palatine will never forget. She was one of 54 winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Contest, chosen for her healthier version of Lincoln’s Inaugural Soup. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

07/18/2014

San Juanita Pineda sits with her hospitalized son, Benjamin. (CBS)

Sinkhole Survivor To Operator: ‘I Am Underneath The Ground’

The motorist who plunged into a huge gap in the road this week tells of her horrifying ordeal. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

07/03/2014

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Emanuel Gets Help Raising Cash From His Former Boss, Bill Clinton

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former boss, Bill Clinton, was in town Friday to help his re-election efforts. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

06/20/2014

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Police: Man Stalked Female Jogger Along Bike Path Before Attack

The 23-year-old victim was running near where the North Shore Bike Path meets the Des Plaines River Trail by Route 176 in Libertyville.

06/19/2014

File photo of girl holding candle at a vigil. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chicago Leaders Gather To Promote Peace In Troubled Neighborhoods

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says parents should think of each night as a peace march in Chicago. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

06/13/2014

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Child Helps Foil Knife Attack On Brighton Park Mom

Family members told their frightening story to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.

06/12/2014

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Former Utility Supervisor: Peoples Gas Hid Slow Response Times To Gas Leaks

Joseph Pusateri tells his story and explains why Peoples Gas customers across Illinois should be furious because of what he says he was told to do by his boss. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

05/23/2014

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Five Lung-Transplant Patients Grateful For Second Chance

A special education teacher, a judge, a grandmother, an executive director and a 21-year-old woman — all are thankful for the sacrifices of others. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

05/15/2014

Timmothy Pitzen, left; an age-progressed picture, showing what he might look like today. (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children)

‘Age-Progressed’ Photo Created Of Aurora Boy Who Disappeared Three Years Ago

It was three years ago this week that six-year-old Timmothy Pitzen disappeared. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

05/09/2014

Rene Valentin-Matos. (Credit: CBS)

Man Held Without Bond In Englewood Girl’s Rape, Murder

Rene Valentin-Matos was ordered held without bond Thursday in the 2009 rape and murder of 12-year-old Jahmeshia Conner.

05/08/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Takes Blame For Botched Anti-Violence Program — But Credit For Shutting It Down

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot sat down with the governor Friday, a day after news broke that the feds were looking into the now-defunct Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.

05/02/2014

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Families Displaced After Grilling Accident Sparks Woodridge Fire

A propane grill accident is believed to have caused an apartment building fire in west suburban Woodridge, displacing 12 families, authorities said.

05/01/2014

Julia Boyle enjoys an electronic cigarette as she waits for customers at the Vapor Shark store on April 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Brandon Leidel, CEO, Director of Operations Vapor Shark, said he welcomes the annoucement by the Food and Drug Administration that they are proposing the first federal regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would ban sales of the popular devices to anyone under 18 and require makers to gain FDA approval for their products. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chicago Beats Feds To Regulation Of ‘E-Cigs’

They’re called e-cigarettes. While the battery-operated device has its critics, some say it has helped them stop smoking. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/24/2014

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Young Victim Of Pitbull Attack Has Nightmares Of The Ordeal: Grandmother

Aidan Garcia was walking to a community center in his East Chicago, Ind. neighborhood Tuesday when he was attacked by a 5-year-old Pitbull named Drizzy.

04/17/2014

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Gunmen Threaten Lake View Shop Employees

A worker at Vosges Haut Chocolat in Lake View says four men in a black LTD or Crown Victoria approached him on his way in to work and put a revolver to his head. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/10/2014

A Chicago surgeon shows off a pair of 3-D glasses he wears during surgery. (CBS)

Surgeons Using 3-D Technology To Remove Tumors

Most of us are familiar with wearing special glasses at the cinema, but some doctors are using them in the operating room. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

03/13/2014

A hose provides water to an Elgin residence affected by frozen pipes. (CBS)

Hydrants, Hoses Aid Some Elgin Residents With Frozen Pipes

Since the end of January, several underground water service lines have frozen in Elgin. Thirty-nine homes were temporarily without water. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

03/08/2014

A Mount Prospect banquet hall has closed, leaving couples in the lurch. (CBS)

Shuttered Banquet Hall Leaves Brides And Grooms In The Lurch

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports Bristol Court Banquets and Legendary Catering has left some couples high and dry with impending wedding dates.

03/07/2014

A church statue was vandalized in McHenry, Ill. (CBS)

McHenry Church Hit With String Of Vandalism Incidents

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports the pastor of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church is reaching out to the community and to the person who vandalized his church.

02/07/2014

A personal-injury attorney says this rusted balcony railing caused a serious accident. (CBS)

Lawsuit Sheds Light On Problems With Iron Balcony Railings

A Buildings Department spokesperson says the city has issued 600 iron-related balcony violations since 2012. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

01/30/2014

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