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Congress Expected To Vote On GOP Tax Plan This WeekAs the deadline for the tax cut vote approaches, lawmakers are speaking out in a last-ditch effort to gain support either for or against the plan. CBS 2's Laura Podesta reports.
CPD Swears In New Sergeants And LieutenantsThe Chicago Police Department is making good on a promise to expand the police force, as more than 100 newly promoted sergeants and lieutenants were sworn in Friday. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Trump Slams Chicago Crime Again: 'What The Hell Is Going On?'President Donald Trump again singled out violent crime in Chicago on Friday, in a speech at the FBI Academy.
Republicans To Reveal Final Tax Reform PlanRepublican lawmakers plan to unveil the combined House and Senate tax reform bill today, but their plans to vote on it early next week now appear in doubt. There might not be enough votes to send the plan to the president. CBS 2’s Brook Silva-Braga reports.
Republican Tax Plan Heading For Final Vote Next WeekCongress is poised to hand President Donald Trump his first legislative victory: an historic rewrite of the income tax code. The Republican tax bill is expected to be approved and signed next week. CBS 2's Weijia Jiang reports.
Congressional Leaders Reach Tentative Deal On Tax PlanHouse and Senate Republican leaders have agreed to a tentative deal on tax reform. The IRS already is preparing new guidelines for withholding, meaning workers would take home more money starting in February.

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Sources: Daycare Worker Burned 5 Toddlers With Hot Glue GunA 32-year-old woman has been arrested for burning several toddlers with a hot glue gun at a Logan Square daycare center, sources have told CBS 2. Lauren Victory reports.
Did Derailed Amtrak Train Have Positive Train Control?CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg explains what investigators will look for in the derailment of a high-speed Amtrak train in Washington state.
Amtrak Train Derails Off Freeway Overpass In Washington StateA high-speed Amtrak train derailed near Tacoma, Washington, on the first trip along a new route on Monday. Officials have confirmed there are fatalities after part of the train fell off an overpass onto a freeway.

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Sources: Daycare Worker Burned 5 Toddlers With Hot Glue GunA 32-year-old woman has been arrested for burning several toddlers with a hot glue gun at a Logan Square daycare center, sources have told CBS 2. Lauren Victory reports.
Boy, 15, Shot And Killed While Delivering NewspapersA 15-year-old boy delivering newspapers with his stepfather was shot and killed on Sunday. As police search for the shooter, there is hope surveillance cameras might provide some clues. CBS 2's Chelsea Irving reports.
CPD Swears In New Sergeants And LieutenantsThe Chicago Police Department is making good on a promise to expand the police force, as more than 100 newly promoted sergeants and lieutenants were sworn in Friday. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.

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Did Derailed Amtrak Train Have Positive Train Control?CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg explains what investigators will look for in the derailment of a high-speed Amtrak train in Washington state.
Amtrak Train Derails Off Freeway Overpass In Washington StateA high-speed Amtrak train derailed near Tacoma, Washington, on the first trip along a new route on Monday. Officials have confirmed there are fatalities after part of the train fell off an overpass onto a freeway.
Holiday Travel Mess Ahead After 11-Hour Power Outage At Altanta AirportPower has been restored at Atlanta International Airport, where more than 1,100 flights were grounded Sunday when an underground fire knocked out power for 11 hours. CBS 2's Lauren Victory.

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Congress Expected To Vote On GOP Tax Plan This WeekAs the deadline for the tax cut vote approaches, lawmakers are speaking out in a last-ditch effort to gain support either for or against the plan. CBS 2's Laura Podesta reports.
CPD Swears In New Sergeants And LieutenantsThe Chicago Police Department is making good on a promise to expand the police force, as more than 100 newly promoted sergeants and lieutenants were sworn in Friday. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Trump Slams Chicago Crime Again: 'What The Hell Is Going On?'President Donald Trump again singled out violent crime in Chicago on Friday, in a speech at the FBI Academy.

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Wake Up WeatherThe Forecast For December 18. 2017
Sources: Daycare Worker Burned 5 Toddlers With Hot Glue GunA 32-year-old woman has been arrested for burning several toddlers with a hot glue gun at a Logan Square daycare center, sources have told CBS 2. Lauren Victory reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Dec. 18, 2017)CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.

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