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Mimi O'Donnell (C), partner of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, along with their children (L-R), Willa Hoffman, Tallulah Hoffman and Cooper Hoffman, watch as the casket carrying Hoffman, who died of an alleged drug overdose on February 1, 2014, leaves the funeral service at St. Ignatius Of Loyola on February 7, 2014 in New York City.  Hoffman was allegedly found dead in his bathroom with a needle in his arm.  (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Philip Seymour Hoffman Wanted Son To Live In Chicago, NY or San Francisco

In his will, Philip Seymour Hoffman asked that his son reside in one of three major U.S. cities, including Chicago.

02/20/2014

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Leisure & Hospitality Industry Sees Robust Growth In Chicago

The leisure and hospitality industry in Chicago is experiencing a spike of 2.3 percent from year-ago employment levels.

08/05/2013

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Chicago Sees Steady, Significant Jobs Growth Month On Month

Jobs from health care to sales are all seeing increases in listings in the Chicago metro area.

05/20/2013

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Professional Sector Jobs Increased 2.9% Year Over Year In Chicago

Professional and business services jobs showed significant gains year over year in the Chicago metro area.

05/13/2013

Joliet police bought this heroin in an undercover purchase; the alleged dealer was later arrested. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Heroin Use, Deaths Up In Chicago’s Suburbs

When it comes to deaths, Lake, Will and DuPage counties reported big increases last year. As CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports, drug dealers could be operating right in your own neighborhood.

04/25/2013

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Chicago Sees 12.5% Increase In Job Listings Year Over Year

Computer and mathematical-related jobs are in high demand in the Chicago metro area.

04/22/2013

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Bucktown Bar Needs $135,000 By Tuesday To Avoid Possible Closure

A Cook County Circuit Court judge has given the owner of a Bucktown bar until Tuesday to come up with $135,000 — or lose the establishment, which has a history dating back 50 years.

WBBM Newsradio–01/25/2013

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Man Admits To Hiring Hit Man After Being Denied Money From Sister’s Will

An elderly Naperville man is probably wishing he’d stayed away from his ex-wife.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

When Georgia Lee Dvorak of Berwyn died, she left behind her 11-year-old cat, “Boots.” (Credit: Georgia Lee Dvorak estate)

Orphaned Cat Saved From Execution Adopted By Missouri Woman

A Missouri woman has adopted a Chicago cat once condemned to death in the will of her late owner.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

A kitten is pictured on December 5, 2009

Court Rules Against Woman’s Will Ordering Healthy Cat To Be Euthanized

A cat from Berwyn has been spared, despite an order in the will of her deceased owner.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

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Illinois Beats Michigan…In Foreclosures

The Land of Lincoln surpassed Michigan in property foreclosures, tallying 151,304 filings to Michigan’s 135,874.

01/13/2011

A man shovels snow from a snow-covered street. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Snow Making A Comeback In Chicago

It won’t be anything like this past Sunday, but you should still wash the road salt stains off your boots, because more snow is coming our way.

12/15/2010