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Patrick Kane celebrates with teammates. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Blackhawks To Play On National TV 20 Times Next Season

Chicago will be shown nationally more than any other team.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2014

Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Times Announced For First Two Illinois Football Games

Get ready for early starts with a pair of 11 a.m. kickoffs to open the season.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

LeBron James. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

What If Every Star Went Home Like LeBron? Wiz, Bulls Would Be Really Good

This is an intriguing hypothetical exercise.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Teammates Marvel At Samardzija’s Focus

Boston, Washington, Baltimore and Toronto evaluated Jeff Samardzija on Monday evening.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Tornado damaged homes are seen on November 18, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. According to reports the tonado that ripped across Washington, Illinois has been preliminary classified as an EF-4. A fast-moving storm system that spawned multiple tornadoes which touched down across the Midwest, leaving behind a path of destruction in 12 states and killing at least five.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Rebuilding From Devastating Tornado Is ‘The New Sound’ In Washington

Seven months after a rare November tornado tore through downstate Washington, destroying or damaging more than 1,100 homes and claiming three lives, residents have taken some significant steps to rebuilding their town.

06/10/2014

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder. (Getty Images)

50 Senators Sign Letter Urging NFL To Change Redskins Name

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has repeatedly stated the nickname isn’t changing.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

Jeremy Janssen of Mackinaw Fire Department walks through debris along Elgin Avenue after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Six Months After Tornado, Washington Partly Rebuilt

The central Illinois town has made some progress, but the road to rebuild the town is still a long process. CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports.

05/16/2014

Bulls forward Taj Gibson. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Game 5 Preview: Wizards-Bulls

Trailing 3-1 to Washington, Chicago fights to keep its season alive tonight at the United Center.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2014

Seattle Seahawks fans. (Getty Images)

49ers Fan Suing Seahawks, NFL For $50M Over Selective Ticket Sales

A man in Nevada was upset he was prevented from purchasing a ticket to the NFL Championship game.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

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Mac & Spiegs Agenda: Playoffs? Playoffs!?!? And More

Bill Wennington, Mark Lazerus and Bruce Levine are among the guests today.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Josh Morgan. (Getty Images)

Bears Sign WR Josh Morgan To 1-Year Deal

Morgan had 20 catches for Washington last season.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2014

Joakim Noah, left, defends Roy Hibbert. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Joakim Noah Named Defensive Player Of The Year

Noah is the second player in franchise history to win the award, along with Michael Jordan.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2014

Bulls guard D.J. Augustin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Wizards Find Tactical Magic As Bulls Search For Adjustments

Chicago will have its hands full in a first-round series it now trails 1-0.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2014

Before rebuilding efforts begin in earnest, cews were finishing the hefty task of cleaning up in Washington, Ill., nearly five months after a tornado devastated the town. More than 1,100 homes were destroyed or severely damaged by the twister on Nov. 17, 2013. (Credit: Facebook)

“Hope Is In The Air” As Washington Begins Rebuilding After Tornado

With a long, harsh winter finally over, residents in downstate Washington have resumed the rebuilding process in earnest, nearly five months after the town was devastated by a tornado.

04/11/2014

Patrick Kane.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kane Remains On Target For Postseason Return

Patrick Kane skated with his teammates Wednesday for the first time since his knee injury.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Debris covers the area after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (Credit: Getty Images)

Palatine To Help Washington Replace Trees Lost To Tornado

In addition to more than 1,000 homes destroyed or severely damaged by the Nov. 17 twister in Washington, about 1,000 trees were ripped out.

03/21/2014

CBS 2's Chris Martinez got a look on Wednesday at the worst damage in Washington, Ill. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS 2)

State To Provide $45M In Relief Funds For Tornado Damage

Gov. Pat Quinn said the state is stepping in with $45 million in disaster relief funds to help local governments recover from last November’s tornados, after the federal government turned them down.

03/05/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Two Years After Stroke, Sen. Kirk Making Strides

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine visits with Mark Kirk in Washington and asks: How’s it going?

03/03/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija Not Distracted By Scouts In First Spring Start

At least four other MLB clubs have their eyes on Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

President To Recognize Chicago Program For At-Risk Youth

The Youth Guidance Becoming a Man, or BAM, program first hit CBS 2’s radar screen when a University of Chicago Crime Lab study showed a 44 percent reduction in violent-crime arrests among its participants. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

02/26/2014

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