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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

A screen grab of a YouTube video showing a man shouting nice things to people. (YouTube)

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

Michael Dixon (Chicago Police)

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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Couple Spotted Apparently Having Sex While Driving On Ike

A video posted on the Internet appears to show the ultimate form of distracted driving.

09/24/2013

Jon Bostic and Kyle Long. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Hey Look…Bears Rookies!

Seeing the names of rookie Bears this time of year is usually not a good thing.

670 The Score–08/21/2013

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Rolling Stones Duet With Taylor Swift In Chicago

During the final night of their three-night stand in Chicago, the Rolling Stones invited Taylor Swift on stage as their guest vocalist for the evening. And for the song choice, they reached far back into their catalog, all the way to 1964.

06/05/2013

North Suburban Teacher Resigns In Emotional Youtube Video

A north suburban teacher gives new meaning to the term “burning your bridges behind you,” as she resigns on a YouTube video decrying a shift towards “Teaching to the Test.”

05/22/2013

John Cichy (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Former Schaumburg Officer Takes To YouTube To Say He Found Salvation

A former Schaumburg police officer, who is facing numerous felony charges for allegedly shaking down drug dealers, has posted an online video saying he’s found God.

04/12/2013

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Man Gets Probation In YouTube Dog Abuse Case

A 23-year-old man was sentenced to two years of probation Wednesday for posting YouTube videos of him and a boy spinning a dog by a harness, taping another animal’s genitals and shaking and throwing the small pets to the floor.

04/10/2013

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