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CBS 2 talked with members of African-American families about the George Zimmerman verdict. (CBS)

African-American Familes Not Optimistic After Zimmerman Acquittal

CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot talks to parents and their sons about life after a jury finds neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.

07/19/2013

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Tourist Gives Birth To Son At O’Hare International Terminal

A pregnant woman boarded a plane in Abu Dhabi and flew 7,200 miles to Chicago. Just as she got off the plane, she went into labor – and her baby wasn’t going to wait. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

07/18/2013

Melanie Dennis' Lemont home went up in flames after being struck by lightning. (CBS)

Tragedy Strikes Grieving Woman Again When Lightning Ignites Her Lemont Home

Smoke was still rising from what remains of Melanie Dennis’ house. In four years, her two daughters died, and one of her daughter’s ashes was inside the home. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

06/13/2013

Brian Crow's bathroom is under renovation following the April floods that his Lisle. (CBS)

Lisle Residents Piecing Lives — And Homes — Together After Flood

CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot looks at how residents of the west suburb are coping, weeks after flooding ruined homes.

06/06/2013

A Dixmoor public works vehicle. (CBS)

Broke Village Doesn’t Have Money To Pay Employees, Fill Vehicles With Gas

Only three of Dixmoor’s five squad cars have gas — that’s how desperate this situation is. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

02/08/2013

Federal authorities look over counterfeit NFL merchandise intercepted at O'Hare Airport. (CBS)

Feds Crack Down On Fake NFL Merchandise Ahead Of Super Bowl

Authorities intercepted fake official football jerseys at O’Hare International Airport. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

02/01/2013

A school bus is hooked on a tow truck after crashing into five cars along Oakton Street, on the border between Park Ridge and Niles. Police said the driver suffered a medical episode. No children were on the bus. (Credit: CBS)

School Bus Involved In Multiple Crashes, Pushes Car Into House

Police in northwest suburban Park Ridge said a school bus was involved in five separate crashes Tuesday afternoon, including one that sent a car into a house.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2013

David Headley (Credit: New Delhi Television)

David Headley Gets 35 Years For Role In Mumbai Terror Attack

Chicago native David Headley was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Thursday for his role in the 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai, India, and for planning another attack in Copenhagen, Denmark.

01/24/2013

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Body Exhumed For Autopsy

An autopsy was conducted Friday on the body of a lottery winner who died from cyanide poisoning last year, after his body was exhumed for further testing, but the results of those tests won’t be completed for a few weeks.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2013

Family photos of shooting victim Tyrone Lawson

Deadly Shooting Outside CSU After Basketball Game

Police were questioning two suspects in the shooting death of a high school student, after a basketball game on the Chicago State University campus.

01/17/2013

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18 Human Heads Found At O’Hare

Investigators believe a shipment of 18 human heads intercepted by customs officials at O’Hare International Airport are, in fact, legitimate medical specimens, authorities said Tuesday.

01/15/2013

Patient receives shot of flu vaccine (AP File Photo)

With Flu On The Rise, Some Businesses Making Sure Sick Workers Stay Home

If you haven’t been bit by the flu bug this year, you might be lucky or maybe you’ve been getting help from the boss.

01/09/2013

The measuring stick says it all: Chicago has had very little snow so far this winter. (CBS)

Snow Mostly A No-Show In Chicago, So Far

The question remains: Why haven’t we had more snow? CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

12/28/2012

Church officials say this reliquary contains priceless historic fragments, including a piece of Jesus' manger. (CBS)

Religious Relics Dating To Time Of Jesus On Display This Weekend

In the center of the reliquary, church officials say, is a relic of Jesus’ manger; below that, a fragment of the veil of the Virgin Mary and then a thread from the cloak of Jesus’ earthly father, St. Joseph.

12/27/2012

Chicago Public Schools

CPS Again Denies Having List Of Schools To Close Next Year

Chicago Public Schools leaders were again denying Wednesday that they already have a list of scores of schools they are targeting for closure next year.

12/19/2012

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Connecticut Shooting Massacre A Grim Reminder Of Schools’ Need To Plan For Worst

You can never predict a tragedy like the school shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn., but schools prepare as much as they can. Just this week, a school in north suburban Zion held a drill for a shooting.

CBS 2–12/14/2012

Cigarettes that were being sold without the required Cook County tax stamp are organized before seizure by county revenue investigators. (Credit: CBS)

Tax Raids Find Millions Of Dollars In Cigarette Tax Cheating

Cook County investigators have been raiding stores across the county that have been breaking the law, and ripping off taxpayers of millions of dollars, by selling cigarettes without proper taxes.

CBS 2–12/12/2012

Richard Niemiec, who fired eight shots at an intruder who had broken into his home in unincorporated Naperville, said the man "can come back if he wants. I’ll wait for him tomorrow morning." (Credit: CBS)

DuPage County Homeowner Fires Shots At Intruder

A homeowner shot an intruder in his home in unincorporated DuPage County near Naperville on Tuesday, but the suspect was able to get away.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2012

One person was killed when a small plane crashed in Manhattan Township in southern Will County on Dec. 4, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

One Killed In Will County Plane Crash

Federal authorities were investigating the cause of a fatal plane crash near Joliet on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2012

These two beauties are among hundreds of rescued birds that can be adopted beginning Dec. 4. (CBS)

Birds Rescued From Hoarder’s Home Ready For Adoption

The Greater Chicago Cage Bird Club is putting all of the birds up for adoption beginning Tuesday Dec. 4. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

11/30/2012

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