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Ernie Banks’ Will Confirmed By Judge

A Cook County judge on Tuesday confirmed the will signed by Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks three months before his death leaving everything to his caregiver, Regina Rice.

03/31/2015

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Sen. Kirk Calls For Sending Lethal Weapons To Ukraine

WBBM’s Veronica Carter reports it was a standing room only crowd at the Ukrainian Cultural Center for Illinois’ Mark Kirk and Arizona’s John McCain.

03/22/2015

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Geneva Man Accused Of Wife’s Murder Testifies

A Geneva man accused of killing his wife and dumping her body along railroad tracks near their home says he absolutely did not do it.

03/16/2015

Money

Financial Planner Says Women Need To Learn More About Managing Money

51 percent of women are living alone and those who are married are outliving their spouses by up to ten years, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter. For that reason, financial planners say they need to learn more about managing their money.

03/08/2015

Volunteers In Naperville Packaging Meals For Starving Children

It may be cold out but you’re being asked to brave the temps and help pack meals for starving children Sunday and Monday.

02/15/2015

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Do Research, Read The Fine Print Before Joining That Health Club

Beware: A plan to become healthier could be fraught with hidden costs.

01/01/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City. The New York Police Department is being provided 19,500 kits for officers; the program will begin after officers receive training. The Naloxone is administered nasally. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kirk, Officials Call For More First Responders To Carry Narcan

Senator Mark Kirk is pushing the suburbs to join his fight with the federal government to approve Narcan, a nasal form of naxolone–which is used to treat opiate overdoses.

12/29/2014

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There Is Some Fine Print When Returning Christmas Gifts

Remember, the clock starts ticking from when the item is bought—not when you unwrap it.

12/26/2014

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On Eve Of World AIDS Day, Chicago Ceremony Honors Victims

Many discussions in the medical community are centering around AIDS and HIV with World AIDS Day on Monday.

11/30/2014

This screen grab of a YouTube video shows the "Foodini" foot printer at work. (Natural Machines/YouTube)

The Future Is Here: There’s A 3-D Food Printer

Faster than you can say “The Jetsons,” the Foodini is in production. It’s a food printer.

11/21/2014

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Suburban Couple Turns Wedding Into Toy Drive For Needy Kids

Two car loads of toys have been delivered to the Salvation Army in Crystal Lake thanks to a newlywed couple who asked for gifts for the needy instead of wedding presents.

11/17/2014

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Police Say Lakeview Mattress Fire Non-Criminal

A mattress leaning against a home in the Lakeview neighborhood caught on fire overnight and it’s got residents on edge again.

10/26/2014

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Researcher Says People Should Be Concerned, Not Panicked, About Ebola

A researcher who’s been studying Ebola for six years says people should be concerned about the virus but not panicked.

10/18/2014

A rendering of the Focal Point Chicago campus. (Credit: Focal Point)

SW Side Development To Feature Hospital, Retail Center

The ribbon’s been cut on a huge healthcare and retail project on the city’s Southwest Side.

10/18/2014

A handicapped parking placard. (CBS)

Officers Check Handicap Placards Of Cars Parked At Soldier Field

The Bears versus the Packers meant the parking lots filled up quickly and officers were watching to see who was taking the handicapped spots.

09/28/2014

Some residents in west suburban Bellwood had to throw away furniture damaged by flooding from Monday night's storm. (Credit: CBS)

Bellwood Hit Hard By Flooding From Monday’s Storm

Many suburban communities suffered water damage overnight, due to flash flooding from the heavy downpour of Monday night’s storm. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports one of the hardest-hit areas was west suburban Bellwood, where floodwater surrounded many homes and inundated several streets.

08/05/2014

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. (File Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Supt. McCarthy Renews Call To Get Guns Off The Streets

McCarthy talked about recent violence in the city saying it’s more painful than usual because children are falling victim to it.

07/27/2014

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School Cafeterias Trading Lunch Money For Fingerprint Scans

More and more schools across the country are opting for a pay-by-fingerprint system in the cafeteria to cut down on theft and speed up the lunch line.

07/02/2014

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Same-Sex Couples Tie Knot As Marriage Law Takes Effect

Same-sex marriage in Illinois is legal and hundreds of couples across the state are taking advantage of the new law.

06/01/2014

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Doctos Warn Too Many People Dying From Preventable Strokes

The number of people dying from strokes in Illinois has been dropping but health officials say the numbers should be much better.

06/01/2014

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