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Two women were attacked in Arlington Heights within the past two weeks. (CBS)

Two Women Attacked In Separate Arlington Heights Incidents

One attack happened Friday morning near Hintz Road and Haddow Avenue. The other, about a mile and a half away in Lake Arlington Park. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/11/2013

Rowe Clarke Math & Science Academy Rugby (Lisa Fielding)

More Girls Jumping Into Rugby

Rugby is one the fastest-growing sports in the U.S, according to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. In recent years, more and more women are joining the team.

10/04/2013

City Hall

Aldermen Back $2M Settlement For Discriminatory Firefighter Exam

Aldermen have given preliminary approval of a $2 million settlement for women who failed a physical exam to become Chicago firefighters, saying the test requirements discriminated against them.

09/06/2013

Jose M. Mendez, 31 (Waukegan Police)

Police: Tire-Tampering Suspect Who Targeted Women Turns Self In

Jose M. Mendez turned himself in to Waukegan police Thursday morning after he saw images of his pickup truck in news stories, authorities said. He allegedly admitted to detectives that he had used a special tool to loosen stems inside tire valves in as many as five incidents in June and July.

07/25/2013

Chicago Fire Department

Women Who Failed 2006 Firefighter Test Get A Second Chance

More than 100 women are getting a second chance at becoming Chicago firefighters, after the city settled a lawsuit with them over the weekend.

05/06/2013

Barbara Zeman, ordained in 2008, is one of a growing number of women priests, although they are not recognized by the Roman Catholic Church. (Credit: CBS)

Church Approval Or Not, More Women Seeking Priesthood

Since 2002, 122 women worldwide have been ordained bishops, priests or deacons; 92 of them in the United States, including two who are active in the Chicago area

CBS 2–05/06/2013

Demonstrators use pink smoke outside Holy Name Cathedral on March 13, 2013, to protest the lack of female inclusion in Catholic Church leadership, as cardinals vote on a new pope. (Credit: Mike Krauer/WBBM)

Protesters Use Pink Smoke To Protest Lack Of Women In Catholic Leadership

As cardinals meet in Rome to elect a new Pope, Catholic women have been staging protests at the Vatican and around the U.S. to illustrate the lack of female inclusion in the Church’s hierarchy.

03/13/2013

Models pose during the Ted Baker 5th Avenue Store Opening on August 9, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Ted Baker)

Study: Today’s Women Larger Because They Don’t Do As Much Housework

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports for some women, the study itself has their hearts pumping.

03/01/2013

Dogs like this one are being trained to detect certain cancers in women. (CBS)

Cancer-Sniffing Dogs Could Save Lives Of Women, Researchers Say

They’re not just great companions. Man’s best friend may also be a secret weapon in the fight against cancer. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

12/06/2012

Candy Crowley (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Crowley’s Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A Journalist

There were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.

10/18/2012

Police Generic

Teenage Boys Targeting Women In Southwest Side Robberies

Police in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood are warning residents about two teenage boys who are targeting female victims for robbery.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Dianne McGrath has taken up shooting as a hobby, and she finds it relaxing. (CBS)

For More Women, Ladies’ Night Out Includes Time At The Shooting Range

More and more women are buying guns and learning how to use them. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

04/30/2012

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Women Turn To Acupuncture To Maintain A Youthful Face

It’s been a little-known beauty secret to the stars for several years, but now it’s catching on across the country.

CBS 2–03/23/2012

Golf Generic

Butler National Golf Club Weighs Whether To Start Admitting Women

Times may be changing at the exclusive Butler National Golf Club in Oak Brook.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Wicker Park Robberies

Wicker Park Woman Talks About Violent Robbery

A Wicker Park neighborhood woman is speaking out after becoming one of several women who’ve been mugged on the Northwest Side lately.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Wicker Park Robberies

Probe Continues Into Wicker Park, Logan Square Robberies

Police are holding one person in connection with a string of robberies in the Bucktown, Wicker Park and Logan Square neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Christine Lee, 43, had a heart attack and did not recognize the symptoms. (CBS)

Women Should Be Aware Of Heart-Attack Symptoms

Doctors say many women don’t see a heart attack coming because they have different symptoms than men, and even emergency room physicians can be slow to reach a diagnosis.

02/02/2012

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

(credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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

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