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Chicago On YouTube: Billy Corgan Wrestles Walter E. Smithe

Billy Corgan’s been busy. I could list everything he’s busy with, but let’s face it, none of us care. It’s not 1996 anymore. Just last week I was saying, “Billy Corgan will never do anything I care about ever again…” And then Billy — my beautiful, bald baby boy — proved me wrong, releasing a video on Tuesday that rivals everything he’s ever done…

02/21/2013

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Chicago On YouTube: Scottie Pippen, The Ladies & Sub Sandwiches

Scottie Pippen’s amazing Mr. Submarine commercial. This may possibly be the best commercial ever made… ever. “Ladies, let’s have a party.”- Scottie Pippen.

02/05/2013

Jan Terri gets down with the goblin... (Credit: Jan Terri/Youtube)

Chicago On YouTube: Happy Halloween, Suckers

And the music! It’s got a classic pop beat that makes forces you to tap your foot, whether you want to or not. Yet, at the same time, its repetitious beats also make you want to hit the streets and attack every person who comes near you — scratching at faces, kicking groins, biting people if you need to. This is the perfect feeling for a Halloween song.

10/31/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.

09/28/2012

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Former Wilmette Woman’s Poem On Eating Disorders Inspires Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga called her an inspiration – a woman who grew up in Wilmette and posted a poem about her struggle with eating disorders on YouTube.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

Police Lights Police Car

County Prosecutor Accused Of Biting Man’s Leg Outside Lingerie Shop

An off-duty Cook County prosecutor has been placed on administrative duty after allegedly biting a man on the leg during a scuffle outside a lingerie shop in the Lakeview neighborhood over the weekend.

09/25/2012

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Victim’s Family: Chicago Cop Posted Death-Scene Photo Online

A close-up picture — apparently a police photo — showed Charles Hagerman in death, his wounds from a pit bull attack shockingly visible. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/05/2012

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Chicago On YouTube: Eagle Man

In this edition of Chicago on YouTube, Mason Johnson finally figures out the mystery of Eagle Man from Eagle Insurance’s infamous 1990s commercials.

08/29/2012

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Chicago On YouTube: The Best Music Video (And Song) In Existence

Is Jan Terri’s “Losing You” the best representation of Chicago in the form of a music video? Mason Johnson finds out…

08/22/2012

This is the first photo of Sen. Mark Kirk since he suffered a stroke in January. (Credit: Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago)

Senator Kirk Releases New Video About Rehab From Stroke

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s office has released a new video showing parts of his continuing recovery from a major stroke in January.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2012

A Lamborghini Gallardo like this one crashed in north suburban Wheeling after repeatedly revving its engine at a stop light, then making a left turn when the light turned green, and swerving into oncoming traffic. (File Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Suburban Lamborghini Crash Becoming A YouTube Hit

Ever see sports car at a red light? The engine’s revving, the light changes, the driver hits the gas, and you’re supposed to be really impressed? That’s not quite what happened on Mothers’ Day in north suburban Wheeling.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Kate Upton. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Beach Bunny)

YouTube Apologizes For Banning Kate Upton Video

YouTube is apologizing for accidentally banning the Kate Upton video that went viral earlier this week.

670 The Score–05/03/2012

Gov. Quinn's Cinnamon Challenge

YouTube Viewers Flock To Watch Quinn Take ‘Cinnamon Challenge’

Gov. Pat Quinn is concerned right now with issues such as turnout for the Illinois primary Tuesday, but in the world of cyberspace, people are flocking to YouTube to watch him take the notorious Cinnamon Challenge.

03/19/2012

Joshua Moore

Police: Man, Boy Posted Violent Torture Of Puppies On YouTube

A Chicago man and a 13-year-old boy are facing numerous charges after allegedly posting videos of themselves torturing puppies on YouTube.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Jeffrey Wilson, 51, found a kidney donor through Facebook. (CBS)

A New Use For Facebook, YouTube: Recruiting Organ Donors

Jeffrey Wilson gets his new kidney on March 16. After 17 months on dialysis, the 51-year-old financial analyst finally found a donor — through Facebook. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

02/27/2012

Keenan Cahill performs in a YouTube video with 50 Cent. (YouTube)

York High Sophomore Living His ‘Teenage Dream’ On YouTube

CBS 2’s Mai Martinez talks with Keenan Cahill, the Internet lip-synching sensation who has joined some of his favorite performers in music videos.

02/12/2012

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Chicago Public Schools To Lift Ban On YouTube

Students and teachers in the Chicago Public Schools will soon have another Internet tool — YouTube.

WBBM Newsradio–02/02/2012

An attack on a teen in Bridgeport was recorded and posted briefly on YouTube. (YouTube)

8th Teen Charged In Beating Posted On YouTube

An eighth teenager has been charged in connection with a beating and robbery that was videotaped and posted on YouTube last week.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Raymond Palomino

Judge Won’t Lower Bond For Teen Charged In YouTube Beating

A judge on Monday refused to lower the bond for the son of a Cook County Sheriff’s officer charged with the brutal beating and robbery of a 17-year-old boy in a Bridgeport alley that went viral after being posted on YouTube.

01/23/2012

An attack on a teen in Bridgeport was recorded and posted briefly on YouTube. (YouTube)

7 Teens Charged In Brutal Attack Captured On YouTube

Seven teens – six boys and a girl – have been charged in connection with the brutal beating in the Bridgeport neighborhood this past weekend that went viral on YouTube.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

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