Thanksgiving

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Elgin Police: Vehicle Owners Made It Easy For Teen Car Thieves

Both cars were left running to warm up with keys in the ignition when they were taken.

12/01/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores a second quarter touchdown in front of Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving Roundup

The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.

11/29/2014

Lions defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah sacks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears Need To Buy Back Our Love On Black Friday

There are a lot of dumb teams in the NFL. Make some deals with them, Bears.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2014

Shoppers carry packages along the Magnificent Mile shopping district on Michigan Avenue on Black Friday. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Shoppers Get Early Jump On Black Friday Deals

Forget Thanksgiving with the family. For many shoppers, Thursday night was all about finding big deals.

11/28/2014

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Brothers Give The Gift Of Life To Each Other

It all adds up to a special Thanksgiving in Stickney, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

11/27/2014

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Shoppers Test The Waters On Thanksgiving

Their observation: It was much less chaotic then Black Friday excursions to the stores. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.

11/27/2014

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich prays with Jaime Dones. (CBS)

Archbishop Travels Across Archdiocese On Thanksgiving

The first Chicago Thanksgiving for Chicago’s new archbishop, Blase Cupich, was a study in extremes. CBS 2 Chief correspondent Jay Levine reports.

11/27/2014

Group Distributes 1,400 Turkeys At Three Chicago Public Schools

A Chicago area turkey drive for families in need passed out 1,400 turkeys Wednesday. WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports it started on the city’s South Side in 2001.

11/26/2014

Archbishop Cupich hands out turkeys at St. Columbanus. (Credit: CBS)

Archbishop Cupich Hands Out Holiday Meals At South Side Parish

CBS 2’s Jim Williams tells us Archbishop Blase Cupich passed out a lot more than holiday meals to those in need..

11/26/2014

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Got A Thanksgiving Pie Emergency? Call Sara Lee

You’ve probably heard of the Butterball Hotline, but for two years now, Chicago-based Sara Lee has staffed a Pie Hotline.

11/26/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thursday Football Breakdown: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

Passengers outside the United Terminal at O'Hare Airport. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thanksgiving Travelers Get Out Of Town Ahead Of East Coast Storm

Several major airlines say you might want to skip flying tomorrow, if you’re heading east. In fact, they’ll let you change plans without penalty.

11/25/2014

Adrian Peterson, left, talks with lawyer Rusty Hardin. (David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What I’m Not Thankful For In 2014 Sports

Thursday Night Football, the Derrick Rose debates and Ronnie Woo Woo are on the list of turkeys.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

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Too Early For A Christmas Tree? Not To Sellers

CBS 2’s Jim Williams has tree-buying tips for people who are getting a jump on the holiday tradition.

11/24/2014

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Butterball Hotline Experts Offer Tips For Cooking Perfect Turkey

It’s crunch time for the experts who staff the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, reports from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

11/24/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 24th – 30th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of November 24th-30th.

11/24/2014

Volunteers assembled Thanksgiving baskets for 1,500 families. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Volunteers Assemble 1,500 Thanksgiving Baskets For Needy Families

Hundreds of people got into the Thanksgiving spirit Sunday morning on Chicago’s Near West Side by putting together baskets of food for people in need.

11/23/2014

Tips For Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

(CBS) — Celeb party planner and owner A Perfect Event, Debi Lilly, is here is show us what’s trending in décor, food and drink for this year’s Thanksgiving table. Table: This entire table setting can […]

11/23/2014

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Corey Brooks To Distribute 3,500 Turkeys Sunday

Woodlawn’s “rooftop pastor” is distributing 3,500 turkeys and the trimmings Sunday to needy Chicagoans, one month after thieves broke into his church and stole $8,000 from the collection box.

11/22/2014

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