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WATCH: Burglars Ignore Cameras As They Empty Avalon Park Home

One second, the television was on the wall. The next, it was being carried away. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with the stunned home owner.

08/27/2015

1st June 1974:  The worlds tallest building, the Sears building dominating the skyline in Chicago.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Opinion: 1977 Tourism Video Will Restore Your Faith In Chicago — I Dare You To Disagree

“Chicago is all yours to discover, to explore — it’s whatever you want it to be. A quiet giant ablaze in light and color.”

08/21/2015

Galak-Z: The Dimensional logo courtesy of 17-BIT

A Quick Video Preview Of ‘Galak-Z: The Dimensional’ — Dying Shouldn’t Be This Fun

You’re going to die a lot in Galak-Z: The Dimensional. Developer 17-BIT are so aware of this, they’ve made it a selling point of the game. In the end, it’s worth it — Galak-Z is really, really fun.

08/04/2015

Sandra Bland. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Dashcam Video From Sandra Bland’s Arrest To Be Released Tuesday

More details could emerge Tuesday into the circumstances leading to the death of a Naperville woman inside a Texas jail cell last week.

07/21/2015

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VIDEO: The Mesmerizing Marina City Documentary From 1965

“This is Marina City… Living towers with form suggesting the upward grace of growing branches and the airy, open form of a sunflower petal…”

07/09/2015

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VIDEO: A Time Lapsed Tour Of The Entire 606 Trail

After a decade in the making, the 606 Trail finally opened this past weekend. I decided to ride the entire trail during the opening weekend and mount a camera on my bike to document the experience.

06/08/2015

Video posted on Facebook shows a Chicago police officer asleep inside his police SUV. (Source: Facebook)

Sleeping Cop In Online Video Gets Unpaid Suspension

The Chicago Police Department launched an investigation after the video of the officer sleeping soundly in a police SUV was posted online over the weekend and went viral.

05/22/2015

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Mortal Kombat X: A Chicago Video Game Company’s Most Violent Baby

Mortal Kombat X feels like two games… One that’s beautiful, plays well and is a lot of fun, and another that is infuriating.

05/21/2015

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Photos: Dutch Shepherd From Chicago Is Best Friends With A … Pet Rat?

Osiris the Dutch shepherd is specifically trained to be very gentle with orphaned baby animals. Yes, that is in fact the cutest thing you’ve ever heard.

05/08/2015

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Someone Attached A GoPro To Benny The Bull, And The Video’s Hilarious

He scares fans and taunts players — Benny the Bull is amazing. Yes, someone attached a GoPro camera to Benny the Bull’s face. Yes, the video is hilarious.

04/29/2015

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Berwyn Bar Defends Two-Way Mirror In Women’s Bathroom

It’s all a big joke, the owner says, and cops aren’t filing charges.

04/27/2015

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VIDEO: Lincoln Park Zoo’s Newest Baby Gorilla Is Objectively The Cutest Thing Ever

It can be difficult for journalists to write an article that is both ethical and objective. Thankfully, in the case of the baby lowland gorilla recently born at Lincoln Park Zoo, this isn’t a problem — she is objectively the cutest thing ever. Go Chicago.

02/27/2015

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VIDEO: What’s Behind The Secret Door At Chicago’s Union Station?

The train station can be a pretty mundane place where keeping your head down and ignoring the people around you is often the norm. But add a secret door filled with balls from a ball pit, and everything changes.

02/25/2015

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Cook County Considering Video Visitation For Jail Inmates

The Cook County Sheriff’s office said it is exploring use of so-called “visitation technology,” which would provide friends and family another option for communicating with inmates, by allowing them to visit remotely via computer.

02/24/2015

Poor wax Harry. When will the matriarchy start respecting him? (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds)

Chicago ‘Mistletoe Kissing Contraption’ Video: Funny Or Creepy?

One CBS Chicago writer thinks this video isn’t only creepy, but sexist. What do you think of this Chicago YouTuber? Funny and wholesome, or worse… ?

12/12/2014

This screen grab appears to show a young man harassing an older rider on a CTA train. (Facebook)

Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train

A video posted on Facebook is generating hundreds of responses, and it shows at least two young men on a CTA Blue Line train, slapping an older man and taunting him.

12/11/2014

Chick-Fil-A's only Chicago store on Chicago Avenue in the Near North neighborhood. The store wants to build a second store in Logan Square, but the local alderman plans to block that store, over the company president's anti-gay comments. (Credit: CBS)

Animal Rights Group Claims Abuse By Koch Foods, Chick-Fil-A

Backed by undercover video recorded at chicken processing facilities owned by Chicago-based Koch Foods, an animal rights group was calling out the company and Chick-Fil-A to adopt more humane practices.

11/19/2014

This adult website is allegedly posting pictures of Chicago women and minors, victims say. (CBS)

Women Powerless As Man Posts ‘Vulgar’ Pictures

Victims say the worst part is this: It’s perfectly legal. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

11/06/2014

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Twitter Reacts To Ravens Releasing Ray Rice

Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.

09/08/2014

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VIDEO: Indiana Women Stuck On Train Tracks Jump Under Freight Train To Survive

Two Indiana women barely dodged a 14,000-ton freight train recently as they found themselves stuck on an Indiana trestle.

07/30/2014

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