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Darnell Donerson, 57; Jason Hudson, 29; and Julian King, 7; were all shot and killed in 2008. Authorities say William Balfour, the estranged boyfriend of King's mother, Julia Hudson, killed them. (Credit: CBS)

High Court Justice Weighs In On Tweeting Ban At Hudson Murder Trial

The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court is weighing in on the restrictions the trial judge has placed on tweeting from the courtroom in the trial of William Balfour.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Live Updates From The Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial

CBS Chicago is providing live updates of the Hudson family murder trial via Twitter. You can follow the updates below.


Chicago Hot Dog Tours

Ten Foot Mailbag: Frankfurters, Deutsche Banks And Hitler Calls The Birthday Lin

Today’s date is 4/20. For mature people that date means nothing more than it’s Friday, and we’ve survived another week that has taken years off of our lives. For wastes of organs, the date means some unofficial, lame celebration of marijuana, as though its proponents “celebrate” any less on other days.0

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall. (Photo by: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Cutler Shows Marshall Love Over Twitter

It looks like the Twitter love affair between quarterback Jay Cutler and new Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall will continue.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Press Room

Live Updates: The 54th GRAMMYs

Check out our live video and Twitter updates from the red carpet. Keep up with all the Grammy award winners, red carpet stunners and celebrity gossip in real-time.


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Report: Hiring Surge In Chicago’s High-Tech Industry

It’s time for Silicon Valley to move over, because a new report Monday says Chicago is becoming a bigger player in the high-tech industry.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Twitter City Of Evanston

Evanston To Hold Town Hall Meeting On Twitter

The city of Evanston is trying to follow in the footsteps of the White House and Chicago’s City Hall: Evanston’s mayor will conduct a Twitter town hall meeting in two weeks.


Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith and new head coach Urban Meyer. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Wisch: College Twitter Bans Deny (140) Character Building

If a Twitter ban is meant as a form of punishment for bad behavior, I get it. Because, by barring today’s college kids from using the social networking tool, you’re barring them from engaging in a huge part of campus life.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

ChicagoCabbie Twitter

Cabbie Uses Twitter To Reach Out, Improve Business

One Chicago taxi driver is using social media to reach out and give his business a better rap.

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2012

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (L) addresses the media while wife Patti Blagojevich holds back tears at the Dirksen Federal Building after he was sentenced to 14 years in prison. (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Tries To Rally Supporters Via Facebook, Twitter

The new year is likely to be anything but a happy one for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, but the former governor has a message for his supporters.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Paulina Gretzky plays in the first round of the Ford Wayne Gretzky Classic on June 26, 2008 in Clarksburg, Ontario. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

The Greatest Gretzky

Amid pressure from her father, Gretzky’s daughter, Paulina, was forced to shut down her twitter account where she frequently posted pictures of her in less-than-modest clothing.

670 The Score–11/30/2011

Illinois State Police

Evanston Police Will Tweet From 911 Call Center

If you have ever wondered what an average weekday is like at a 911 call center, you will have the chance to find out this coming Friday, November 4, by Twitter.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Mayor Visits @MayorEmanuel Book Event

The real Rahm Emanuel and the fake Rahm Emanuel met Tuesday night — but this time there was no vortex.


Rashied Davis

Rashied Davis Agrees To One-Year Deal With Detroit Lions

Bears wide receiver Rashied Davis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions, according to published reports.


Japan celebrates its World Cup title. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Mission Impossible? Avoiding Scores In The Era Of Social Media

In the Age of Social Media, is it even possible to keep yourself from learning the outcome of a sporting event if you don’t want to learn it until later on?

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

The Japanese women's soccer team celebrates its World Cup title. (CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup Final Breaks Twitter record

The Women’s World Cup final set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Kerry Wood

Report: Kerry Wood To Return From DL On Friday

Chicago Cubs reliever Kerry Wood was placed on the disabled list on June 13 with a blister on his throwing hand. And it looks as if Wood will return to the active roster on Friday.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011

Chicago White Sox

Report: White Sox Sign Draft Pick Walker

It appears as if the Chicago White Sox have signed their first pick from the 2011 MLB Draft.

670 The Score–06/29/2011

2011 NBA Draft

Bernstein: ESPN Draft Coverage Clowned By Twitter

They sure looked on top of things, that four-man panel in the Prudential Center in Newark last night, a tableau of expertise and awareness, presiding over the 2011 NBA draft with gravitas and control.

670 The Score–06/24/2011

Ozzie Guillen, Sean Penn

Guillen Slams Sean Penn In Tweets For Backing Venezuela’s Chavez

White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen continues to be annoyed with Sean Penn, over the actor’s continued defense of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2011