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Ball State Student From Illinois Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins Tuition Waiver

Ball State says it was the second time in three years that a student has made a half-court shot to win tuition for a semester. The other student did it in August 2013.

08/21/2015

1st June 1974:  The worlds tallest building, the Sears building dominating the skyline in Chicago.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Opinion: 1977 Tourism Video Will Restore Your Faith In Chicago — I Dare You To Disagree

“Chicago is all yours to discover, to explore — it’s whatever you want it to be. A quiet giant ablaze in light and color.”

08/21/2015

A woman in her 80s was ejected from a United Express flight, after refusing the crew's instructions to put her dog in a pet carrier. Passengers and the airline said the dog had been growling and snapping at the crew. (Credit: YouTube)

Woman Kicked Off Flight To Chicago After Refusing To Put Unruly Dog In Carrier

A woman was ejected from a United Express flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago last week, after angrily refusing to put her dog in a pet carrier, after it allegedly snapped at the flight crew.

08/21/2015

The Late Late Show with James Corden (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)

James Corden To Film Entire Episode Of ‘The Late Late Show’ At YouTube Space LA

The August 21st episode will feature some of YouTube’s biggest stars, including Jenna Marbles, Tyler Oakley, Kandee Johnson, The Slow Mo Guys and
the creators of “Epic Rap Battles of History.”

08/10/2015

Raquel Bolton shot this cell phone video of a woman yelling racial epithets at a Chicago beach. (YouTube/Raquel Bolton)

White Woman Splashed At Chicago Beach Gets Racial, Video Posted Online

A Plainfield mom says she found herself having a talk with her kids about racism after an ugly incident this week in Chicago.

07/30/2015

Honorees Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People at The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 21, 2015 in New York. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Video-Leak Lawsuit Can Proceed

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube over leaked footage of their marriage proposal should move forward, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

04/23/2015

Victory Auto Wreckers

Voting Snag Means Everyone Wins Victory Auto Wreckers’ Commercial Contest

The ad featuring the line “that old car is worth money” has been running since 1985, but soon will be replaced by eight new commercials submitted to Victory Auto Wreckers’ competition on YouTube.

04/23/2015

iPhone video of one of the tornadoes to hit north central Illinois on April 9, 2015. (Source: YouTube)

WATCH: Man Films Tornado From His Truck; ‘I Don’t Know How To Get Away’

Video posted on YouTube shows a North Carolina man’s close encounter with one of the powerful tornadoes that hit Illinois near Rockford last week.

04/14/2015

Chuck Derer discusses his online media stories about vintage and exotic autos. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Exotic Car Enthusiast Chuck Derer

Since 1996 Chuck Derer of west suburban Downers Grove has been a regular YouTube personality. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

04/03/2015

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ISIS ‘Hit List’ Contains Suburban Address As Suggested Target

An Orland Park police official confirmed his department has been in touch with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.

03/23/2015

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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

President Barack Obama. (Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

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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