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VIDEO: What’s Behind The Secret Door At Chicago’s Union Station?

The train station can be a pretty mundane place where keeping your head down and ignoring the people around you is often the norm. But add a secret door filled with balls from a ball pit, and everything changes.

02/25/2015

A general view of the ivy at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois (Credit: Matthew Stockman/Allsport)

Cubs Fan’s 1938 Home Video Shows Early Days Of Wrigley Field

It was in 1938 when Jacob Glick, an immigrant from Ukraine who owned a chain of cigar shops, shot footage during what might have been the Cubs’ home opener against the St. Louis Cardinals.

02/05/2015

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President Obama Sings Uptown Funk in Video Mashup

The people behind the YouTube channel “Barack’s Dubs” somehow managed to splice together parts of the President’s speeches, sync it up to music and make it look like he’s singing “Uptown Funk.”

01/29/2015

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President Barack Obama Answers Questions from YouTubers: Recap

President Obama reached out to a younger generation today with a live online interview with three of the most popular YouTubers on the internet.

01/22/2015

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President Obama Interview with YouTubers Bethany Mota, GloZell and Hank Green: Watch Live

President Obama will field questions today from representatives of the online audience, represented by popular YouTubers Bethany Mota, GloZell Green, and Hank Green.

01/22/2015

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YouTubers to Interview Obama After State of the Union Address

President Obama, the leader of the free world, will field questions from representatives of the online audience, represented by three popular YouTubers.

01/16/2015

Poor wax Harry. When will the matriarchy start respecting him? (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds)

Chicago ‘Mistletoe Kissing Contraption’ Video: Funny Or Creepy?

One CBS Chicago writer thinks this video isn’t only creepy, but sexist. What do you think of this Chicago YouTuber? Funny and wholesome, or worse… ?

12/12/2014

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Are African Americans Abandoning Democratic Party?

Long considered stalwarts for Democratic candidates in Illinois, are African Americans now turning on the party?

10/28/2014

A YouTube user recorded aerial video of Lollapalooza using a drone, drawing a reprimand from the FAA, which requires authorization for anyone to fly a drone. (Credit: YouTube)

Drone Videos Taken Over Lollapalooza Draw FAA Lecture

The Federal Aviation Administration won’t charge the man who shot live footage with an aerial drone over the Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park, but the videos did catch the agency’s attention.

08/08/2014

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VIDEO: Indiana Women Stuck On Train Tracks Jump Under Freight Train To Survive

Two Indiana women barely dodged a 14,000-ton freight train recently as they found themselves stuck on an Indiana trestle.

07/30/2014

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VIDEO: Man With Bullhorn Drives Around, Says Kind Things To People

If you were walking around Lincoln Park earlier this month and thought you heard someone shout something nice, you weren’t imagining things.

07/11/2014

A driver in Orland Park recorded dashboard camera video of a minivan that ran over Canada Geese crossing the road on July 8, 2014. (Credit: YouTube)

Police Seek Driver Who Ran Over Geese In Orland Park

Two people in a vehicle recorded the incident on a dashboard camera and called police Tuesday, shortly after it occurred. About 10:30 a.m. that day, about 20 geese were walking across 104th Avenue near 159th Street by a wetland when some were struck by the van that drove away without stopping

07/11/2014

Read the poem in full in the about section of the video's YouTube page.

Youth Poetry Team Obliterates Mayor ‘Wreck-It Rahm’ In Viral YouTube Video

Mayor Emanuel’s loudest opponent isn’t a local politician or the Chicago Teacher Union’s Karen Lewis. That honor goes to the teens in the slam poetry group TEAM Englewood, whose latest poem verbally eviscerates the Mayor.

03/14/2014

Ald. Jason Ervin (28th) speaks at a City Council hearing. (Credit: CBS)

Alderman Defends Bachelor Party With Strippers As ‘Private Event’

Ald. Jason Ervin (28th) has been getting some unwanted attention, after someone posted a video on YouTube, showing strippers performing at his bachelor party two years ago.

02/25/2014

Shelf ice that forms along the shore of Lake Michigan along the Indiana Dunes was filmed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources using a drone, The ice is beautiful to see, but dangerous to walk or stand on. (Credit: IDNR/YouTube)

Video Shows Beauty, Danger Of Shelf Ice On Indiana Shoreline

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources was warning people that the captivating ice built up on the lake Michigan shoreline might be beautiful, but it can be deadly.

02/13/2014

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Motorist Arrested After Posting Threatening YouTube Rant Against Hearing Officer

Police say Michael Dixon’s profane rant against a hearing officer urged viewers to blow up a city building, put explosives on the officer’s car and attack other hearing officers.

01/30/2014

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Police Union Wants Google To Reveal Poster Of FOP Meetings On YouTube

Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police is asking Google to reveal the identity of whoever posted recordings of two heated FOP meetings on YouTube, saying they violated state law, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

01/29/2014

Rosena Small (Credit: Gary Police)

Woman Caught On Tape Striking Toddler For Struggling With Alphabet

Rosena Small, 25, was arrested at her apartment Dec. 11 after her ex-boyfriend posted five videos of the incident on YouTube. The videos were all removed from the Internet hours after her arrest.

12/18/2013

A 19-year-old driving a stolen SUV rear-ended a taxi, then slammed into four cars fleeing the scene. Police said he was later arrested. (Credit: YouTube)

VIDEO: Car Thief Slams Into Four Cars While Fleeing Earlier Crash

A man who allegedly stole an SUV last week apparently was so desperate to get away after crashing into a taxi, that he slammed into four other vehicles, and left a trail of wreckage on a Lakeview street, before he was arrested a short time later.

11/06/2013

An image from a surveillance video shows a bike thief making off with a bicycle. (YouTube)

VIDEO: Thief Makes Off With Unlocked Bicycle

A video posted on YouTube features music by the band Freezepop, pictures by an Andersonville surveillance camera — and a crime by an unidentified man.

10/07/2013

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