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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

Lake Cook Health Care Center in Northbrook (CBS)

Picture Of Dying Patient Posted Online, Along With Cruel Remarks

Radovan Vojcic passed away more than a year ago and died from advanced Alzheimer’s and dementia. His grieving family had been trying to focus on beautiful memories. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

11/16/2012

Dorothy Swanson (left) was scammed out of more than $4,000 when someone called her, claiming to be her granddaughter, Audrey Rickert (right), and saying she had been arrested in Mexico. She later found out Audrey was safe at home with her mom. (Credit: CBS)

Grandmother Bilked Out Of $4,000 By Caller Posing As Granddaughter

A grandmother in far north suburban Round Lake Beach was scammed out of more than $4,000 after getting a frantic call from a person she believed was her granddaughter.

CBS 2–11/13/2012

Dozens of cargo vans like this one have been parking in the Archer Heights neighborhood in spots where they shouldn't be able to park, by getting standard city vehicle stickers, instead of commercial vehicle stickers, which allow to park on residential streets only when providing a service. (Credit: CBS)

Dozens Of Cargo Trucks In Archer Heights Bucking System To Park Illegally

Cheating the system? In one Chicago neighborhood cargo vans line the streets around the clock, but the problem is they may not be there legally.

CBS 2–11/07/2012

Homeowner David Skebedis displays one of his birds, a conure. (Credit: Suzanne LeMignot/CBS 2)

Aurora Gets Court Order To Clean Up Bird Hoarder’s House

A Kane County judge has authorized the city of Aurora to enter a enter the home of a hoarder who has about 300 birds flying inside his house, after he earlier blocked crews from cleaning up the mess inside.

10/24/2012

Judy Biggert, Bill Foster

Biggert, Foster Battle For New 11th Congressional District

Former Congressman Bill Foster is trying to return to the House, but first he has to beat out Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert, the incumbent in the new 11th District.

10/17/2012

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