Winnetka Student's Holiday Light Show Raises Money For Make-A-WishChristian and his family's second annual fundraiser will take place on Saturday night, from 5 to 10 p.m.
Find Holiday Gift Ideas At The Chicago Toy and Game FairVisitors can check out new toys before they hit store shelves on Saturday until 6 p.m. 
Memorial Day Losing Its Meaning, Vets Groups, Families Lament"You can see it in people's faces that they're a little horrified that they forget this is what the day's about."
Complete Holiday Recipe Guide: Appetizers, Desserts & MoreFor your complete holiday recipe guide, consider items that would work for all the holidays from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day.
Survey: Majority Of Americans Would Skip Holiday Gift-GivingSome people say they would rather skip the gift-giving custom in exchange for more quality family time.
Thanksgiving Tailgating GuideWith a bit of preparation and some creativity, you can enjoy a festive Thanksgiving meal while you watch your favorite team.
Illinois House Votes Against Making Obama Birthday A State HolidayRep. Steven Andersson, R-Geneva, says the state can't afford a paid day off for employees, given the current budget problems.
Lawmakers Aim To Make Obama's Birthday A Holiday In IllinoisDemocratic lawmakers from Chicago have proposed bills to make former President Barack Obama's birthday a state holiday.
Holiday Road Trips Will Be Crowded, With Higher Gas PricesCBS 2's Mai Martinez talked to a few travelers.
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'Tis The Season To Protect Your Holiday PackagesCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker has some tips on preventing your merchandise from being swiped or damaged.