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Franken And Franks Resign From Congress Amid Sexual Harassment ClaimsJust hours after Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken, of Minnesota, announced his resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations, Republican U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, of Arizona, said he's leaving his job amid an ethics investigation. CBS 2's Hena Doba reports.
Israeli Police Clash With Palestinian Protesters After Trump's Jerusalem AnnouncementArab leaders are warning of disastrous consequences, after President Donald Trump announced U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital; but Israelis are cheering, and say it's been a long time coming. CBS 2's Teri Okita reports.
Senator Franken Plans Announcement Amid Calls To ResignUnder growing pressure to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, U.S. Sen. Al Franken is planning an announcement on Thursday. At least eight women have accused the Minnesota senator of misconduct. CBS 2's Hena Doba reports.
Trump To Recognize Jerusalem As Israeli Capital; Move U.S. EmbassyFollowing through on a campaign promise, President Donald Trump plans to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv. Weijia Jiang reports.
CPS Plan To Shutter 4 Englewood Schools Sparks ProtestsThe stage is set for a showdown between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union, over the district’s plan to close several South Side schools. CBS 2's Susanna Song reports.
Trump To Recognize Jerusalem As Israeli CapitalPresident Donald Trump is expected to declare the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. CBS 2's Hena Doba explains why the move could have serious repercussions across the Middle East.

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Paddy Homan & The Noble CallTraditional Irish musician, Paddy Homan, will lead “The Noble Call Christmas Show" the weekend of Dec. 15 at Chicago Gaelic Park in Oak Forest. (www.paddyhoman.com)
Catholic Charities Toy DriveCBS 2's Ed Curran reports that this high-tech toy drive brings joy to families who might otherwise not be able to celebrate the holiday season.
Minnesota Couple Face Felony Charges For Fake Robbery ReportA couple is facing felony charges for making up a story about being robbed at knifepoint early Thursday in the Loop. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.

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Thieves Target Unlocked Cars At Kenwood Gas Station 4 Times In 2 DaysPolice were investigating a rash of thefts from unlocked vehicles at a gas station on the South Side. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Chicago Police Officer Shot During Foot ChaseA Chicago police officer was shot in the hand, when a suspect fled a street stop in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the Far South Side. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Chicago Cop Shot In The Hand During Chase In RosemoorA Chicago police officer was shot in the hand late Wednesday night in the Rosemoor neighborhood, just steps from Chicago State University. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.

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Franken And Franks Resign From Congress Amid Sexual Harassment ClaimsJust hours after Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken, of Minnesota, announced his resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations, Republican U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, of Arizona, said he's leaving his job amid an ethics investigation. CBS 2's Hena Doba reports.
Israeli Police Clash With Palestinian Protesters After Trump's Jerusalem AnnouncementArab leaders are warning of disastrous consequences, after President Donald Trump announced U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital; but Israelis are cheering, and say it's been a long time coming. CBS 2's Teri Okita reports.
Senator Franken Plans Announcement Amid Calls To ResignUnder growing pressure to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, U.S. Sen. Al Franken is planning an announcement on Thursday. At least eight women have accused the Minnesota senator of misconduct. CBS 2's Hena Doba reports.

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Franken And Franks Resign From Congress Amid Sexual Harassment ClaimsJust hours after Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken, of Minnesota, announced his resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations, Republican U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, of Arizona, said he's leaving his job amid an ethics investigation. CBS 2's Hena Doba reports.
California Wildfires Continue To SpreadTwo new fast-moving wildfires have popped up in southern California, in addition to the several that already have been burning for most of the week. Nearly 150,000 acres have been scorched, hundreds of homes have been destroyed, and an estimated 23,000 are still threatened. Kenneth Craig reports.
California Wildfires Still Raging Out Of ControlIt's t he fourth day in the fight to get an upper hand on the California wildfires. Low humidity is fueling fires around Los Angeles. Kenneth Craig reports.

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Paddy Homan & The Noble CallTraditional Irish musician, Paddy Homan, will lead “The Noble Call Christmas Show" the weekend of Dec. 15 at Chicago Gaelic Park in Oak Forest. (www.paddyhoman.com)
Secret Santa Gift Ideas Under $35Lifestyle expert Limor Suss visited CBS 2 to share a few gift items to wow your Secret Santa while staying under $35!
Catholic Charities Toy DriveCBS 2's Ed Curran reports that this high-tech toy drive brings joy to families who might otherwise not be able to celebrate the holiday season.

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