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Trump Nominee For DEA Withdraws Amid '60 Minutes' Report On OpioidsPresident Donald Trump's nominee to run the Drug Enforcement Administration has withdrawn from consideration for the position, after a "60 Minutes" and Washington Post report revealed he wrote a bill which tied the DEA's hands in fighting the opioid epidemic.
Durbin: Republican Tax Plan Will Hurt Illinois FamiliesThe Republican tax plan has Democrats like U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin fearing for Illinois taxpayers.
Trump Buries The Hatchet With McConnellAfter months of back-and-forth bickering President Donald Trump insisted he is on good terms with Senate President Mitch McConnell. CBS 2's Seth Lemon reports.
Trump Says He's Fixing Obamacare's 'Broken Mess'President Donald Trump is defending his decision to roll back parts of Obamacare. As Kenneth Craig reports, critics say the policy will hurt low income people and the elderly.
Sessions Gives 'Sanctuary Cities' Final Warning Before Pulling GrantsAttorney General Jeff Sessions is sending letters to Chicago and Cook County as part of the Justice Department's crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities," giving them two weeks to show they are in compliance with federal immigration laws, or lose federal grant money.
Trump Says FEMA Can't Stay In Puerto Rico ForeverPresident Donald Trump seemed to threaten to pull out federal aid from Puerto RIco in a series of tweets on Thursday.

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Slain Teacher Cynthia Trevillion Remembered At FuneralFamily, friends, students, and colleagues gathered Tuesday morning to say goodbye to a beloved teacher who was shot and killed last week in the Rogers Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Teachers Union President Karen Lewis Suffers StrokeChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis suffered a stroke last week, in the same area of the brain where she had a tumor removed in 2014.
'Bean' Sculptor Returns To Millennium Park To Receive AwardLike a proud papa, sculptor Anish Kapoor was beaming as he returned to Millennium Park for the first time since dedicating his now iconic sculpture "Cloud Gate,' also known as "The Bean," which has become one of Chicago's most well-known pieces of art.

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Slain Teacher Cynthia Trevillion Remembered At FuneralFamily, friends, students, and colleagues gathered Tuesday morning to say goodbye to a beloved teacher who was shot and killed last week in the Rogers Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Slain Teacher's Funeral To Be Held TuesdayFamily and friends of Cynthia Trevillion were gathering Tuesday for a memorial service for the teacher who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Rogers Park last week. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Elderly Man Robbed, Elderly Woman Sexually Assaulted In LansingPolice in south suburban Lansing were warning residents about a man targeting the elderly, after he robbed two people in the past few days, and sexually assaulted a woman on Sunday. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.

Gov't, Politics & Law

Trump Nominee For DEA Withdraws Amid '60 Minutes' Report On OpioidsPresident Donald Trump's nominee to run the Drug Enforcement Administration has withdrawn from consideration for the position, after a "60 Minutes" and Washington Post report revealed he wrote a bill which tied the DEA's hands in fighting the opioid epidemic.
Durbin: Republican Tax Plan Will Hurt Illinois FamiliesThe Republican tax plan has Democrats like U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin fearing for Illinois taxpayers.
Trump Buries The Hatchet With McConnellAfter months of back-and-forth bickering President Donald Trump insisted he is on good terms with Senate President Mitch McConnell. CBS 2's Seth Lemon reports.

National News

'Escape Or Die': Couple Takes Refuge From Wildfires In Swimming PoolThe death toll from the fierce wildfires in northern California is still rising. At least 41 people are confirmed dead. CBS 2's Mireya Villarreal has the story of a couple forced to take refuge in a swimming pool, but things didn't turn out the way they'd hoped.
Trump Nominee For DEA Withdraws Amid '60 Minutes' Report On OpioidsPresident Donald Trump's nominee to run the Drug Enforcement Administration has withdrawn from consideration for the position, after a "60 Minutes" and Washington Post report revealed he wrote a bill which tied the DEA's hands in fighting the opioid epidemic.
Heavy Rains Trigger Mudslides In Puerto RicoNearly a month after Hurricane Maria made landfall, torrential rain is adding to the devastation in Puerto Rico, where neighborhoods that had been accessible now are cut off. Bill Weir reports.

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Slain Teacher Cynthia Trevillion Remembered At FuneralFamily, friends, students, and colleagues gathered Tuesday morning to say goodbye to a beloved teacher who was shot and killed last week in the Rogers Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Teachers Union President Karen Lewis Suffers StrokeChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis suffered a stroke last week, in the same area of the brain where she had a tumor removed in 2014.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 17, 2017)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.

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