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John Danks. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Levine: Danks Has Much To Prove To Himself, Others

Danks is 7-18 since a shoulder injury in 2012, but feels stronger now, he said.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of National Signing Day

The opportunity provided by a scholarship is great, but the objectification of kids isn’t.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

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Video: Awful Dad Makes Young Son Run Next To Car For ‘Football Training’

Dad of the Year, folks.

670 The Score–12/18/2013

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

File photo of cars on a Chicago area highway (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Feds: Illinois Highways 5th Busiest In U.S.

In 2011, vehicles traveled more than 31 billion miles on Illinois interstates. Records show I-55 was the most traveled interstate in Illinois, logging about 4.6 billion miles.

08/19/2013

Firefighter and paramedic Kevin Sanders was honored Thursday at a memorial for first-responders killed in West, Texas. (CBS)

Deadly Texas Blast Claims Life Of Former Chicago-Area Resident

Earlier this week it was confirmed that Kevin Sanders, a 33-year-old paramedic and firefighter, was among the dead. The blast in West, Texas last week injured hundreds.

04/25/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry talking with WBBM reporter Lisa Fielding. (Credit: CBS)

Texas Governor In Chicago To Lure Business To Lone Star State

Texas’ governor is in Illinois this week in hopes of luring away the state’s businesses.

04/22/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

NO NOT MY GLASSES! (Credit: Judas Preist / Youtube)

Horrible Horoscopes: Capricorn

Jaywalking? That’s kids play for you. You’d break any law if you felt like it. You’d park in a no parking zone, litter, why, you’d probably even skip jury duty.

11/05/2012

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Gridiron Grub: Did Someone Say Bacon?

When it comes to tailgating, grilling is a must. As a simple crowd pleaser, kabobs have infinite variations. This version combines a rich, smoky and sweet bourbon glaze with the sweet-tart flavor of pineapples and […]

09/05/2012

Whitehall Hotel Fatal

Autopsy Set For Woman Found Slain In Luxury Hotel

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday for a Texas woman who was found slain in the Whitehall Hotel just off the Magnificent Mile.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.

07/02/2012

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Opinion: GOP Shows True Priorities With War On Women

Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.

06/20/2012

Fathers Day Activities

Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

Tornado

Local Meteorologist: Texas Tornadoes Should Be Safety Reminder

Video of truck trailers flying through the air in North Texas underscore National Weather Service reminders that when they suggest taking cover from tornadoes, they’re very serious.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Passengers videotape a disturbance aboard a Chicago-bound American Airlines flight Friday in Texas. (Courtesy: Stephen Termunde)

Plane To Chicago Delayed In Dallas After Struggle With Flight Attendant

Passengers say the flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 2332 showed early signs of erratic behavior. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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Video: Runaway Golf Cart

Check out this video of a golf cart crashing through a group of coaches and reporters.

670 The Score–01/09/2012

Klein Tools

Klein Tools To Close Plants In Skokie, Roselle

The State of Illinois struck a deal to keep Sears and the CME Group in Illinois this week, but meanwhile, local tool manufacturer has confirmed that it will be taking some jobs out of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Sears Sign (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sears In Serious Discussions About Moving Out Of Illinois

Sears is showing its strongest signs yet that it is likely to move its headquarters out of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

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