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Northwest Side Robberies

Robber Targeting Women In Trendy Northwest Side Neighborhoods

Police are warning people on the city’s Near West and Northwest sides about a robber on the loose who has been targeting women.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Palmer House Hilton

Palmer House Works To Raise Awareness Of Heart Disease In Women

February is American Heart Month — an attempt to focus the nation’s attention on heart disease.

WBBM Newsradio–02/01/2012

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Family Guide To Thanksgiving Volunteering

Consider volunteering your time at one of many places that help those in need during the holidays. There are a variety of tasks you could do from cooking, serving food, preparing care packages, driving, and even just visiting…

11/18/2011

Relana Johnson, Tiffany De La Rosa and Renee Lottes (left to right) are all mothers who work or go to school full time and say they can be overwhelmed by the stress. (Credit: CBS)

More Women Feeling Overwhelmed By Stress

Is stress affecting you in a negative way? More and more, women are becoming overwhelmed by the everyday stresses of life.

CBS 2–11/01/2011

Police are releasing new details in a string of eight attacks on West Side women. (CBS)

Police Have New Clues In String Of West Side Attacks

In two of the cases, police say, victims described the suspects as having either pink eyes or yellow eyes.

10/13/2011

Raymond Lescher, a Joliet priest, says all Catholics should be allowed to speak their views on church issues. (CBS)

Joliet Priest Supports Peer Who Is In Trouble For Ordaining Woman

Father Roy Bourgeois has turned to leading a one-man campaign for women priests. A Joliet priest tells CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley his opinion should be heard.

08/12/2011

Science Generic

U Of I Project Examines Choices Of Women In Science

A project at the University of Illinois may bust the stereotype of young women backing away from careers in science.

WBBM Newsradio–08/08/2011

Chicago Fire Department

Lawsuit: Fire Department Test Discriminates Against Women

A 27-year-old Chicago woman is suing the city because she says she wants to be a firefighter – and she failed a physical screening test she says is discriminatory.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Wants Maternity Leave For City Workers

Mayor Rahm Emanuel acknowledges his administration is looking at offering paid maternity leave for city workers, for the first time in Chicago history.

WBBM Newsradio–07/13/2011

Flaxseed

Study: Flaxseed Doesn’t Help Women’s Hot Flashes

A study on flaxseed, released over the weekend at a conference of oncologists in Chicago, is disappointing for women wanting to control their hot flashes by eating the seed.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Susan Nethero

Expert: Your Bra Might Not Be Doing The Job

Women wear their bras for up to 16 hours a day, but they may not be doing the job.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

Police sketch of a suspected robber in Oak Park. (Credit: Oak Park Police)

Guardian Angels Take To Oak Park After Robberies

The Guardian Angels have descended on the CTA Green Line ‘L’ in Oak Park, since five women have been beaten or robbed in recent weeks.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Demonstrators To Protest At Holy Name For Women Priests

Demonstrators will be outside Holy Name Cathedral Tuesday afternoon, when priests of the Chicago Archdiocese celebrate mass in preparation for Holy Week.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

A fraudulent check (CBS)

Women Rally For Right To Equal Pay

A few hundred people–mostly women–turned out in Daley Plaza for a noontime rally to close the gender pay gap.

04/12/2011

Wal-Mart (file; Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

UIC Prof’s Theory May Play Key Role In Wal-Mart Case

A University of Illinois at Chicago professor could play a key role in a landmark discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart, which is now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

DePaul Blue Demons

DePaul Women Rally To Beat Penn State 75-73

DePaul rallied from 14 down to defeat Penn State 75-73 in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

03/22/2011

Stethoscope (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Awareness Spreading For Women And Heart Disease

Heart Disease is the leading killer of women, but heart month is here, and awareness is spreading.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

James Meeks on WVON

Meeks Backtracks Even More From Remarks On Minorities, Women

There was another new twist Friday in the flap over state Sen. James Meeks comments about who should and should not get a boost in city contracting.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2010

James Meeks on WVON

Meeks Backtracks On Comments About Minority Contracts

Mayoral Candidate James Meeks was clarifying some comments he made about which groups should and should not be included in minority contracting set-aside programs.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2010

Closed Sign

End Of Line For The Enterprising Kitchen

Once called an “iconic social enterprise”, a one of a kind business in Chicago that trained low income women for work, has shut down.

WBBM Newsradio–12/15/2010

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