Debris like this could be remnants of a meth lab. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Public Warned To Avoid Trash That May Contain Meth Chemicals

Walkers, joggers are bikers in Indiana are being warned that any trash they find may be contaminated with chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine.


Teenagers Using Smartphones

‘Yik Yak’ App Disabled In Chicago After Schools Warn Of Cyberbullying Danger

Some local schools have begun warning parents of a new smartphone app that kids can use to anonymously post vicious and nasty comments about each other.


High waves pound the lakefront at Fullerton Avenue, just north of North Avenue beach. (Credit: CBS)

Rip Currents, High Waves Prompt Swim Ban On Lakefront

Swimming was banned at all Chicago beaches Tuesday afternoon, due to high waves and potentially dangerous rip currents.


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False Alarm: No Intruder At Columbia College, Wrong Auto Alert Issued

A report of a violent intruder at Columbia College on Tuesday panicked several students, but it turned out to be a false alarm.


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Art Institute’s Lions Now Equipped With Roar

The museum installed the canned-roar system for the NATO summit in May and decided to use it after-hours. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


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Police Issue Warning After Downtown Robberies

Chicago Police are warning people after a series of overnight downtown robberies over the past two weeks.



Aurora Officials Warn Of String Of Coyote Sightings

Following a string of recent sightings in residential neighborhoods in Aurora, animal control experts say if you see a coyote, don’t run.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Western Union

Woman Loses Nearly $10K In Scam Despite Warning

A scam came between an elderly Northwest Indiana woman and nearly $10,000 of her money.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

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Police Warn Residents Of Attempted Child Abduction

For the second time in less than two weeks, police in southwest suburban Lemont are warning residents of the attempted abduction of a child.