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04/19/2018 01:32 PM
New Website Tells Illinois’ Story From Long Before Statehood
A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago.

04/19/2018 01:24 PM
Court Clerk Dorothy Brown To Run For Mayor, Amid Longtime Federal Probe
Despite having been under federal investigation for years, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown will run for mayor in 2019, joining an already crowded field challenging Rahm Emanuel in his bid for a third term.

04/19/2018 12:57 PM
County Prosecutor: No Charges In Prince’s Overdose Death
After two years of investigations, prosecutors say no one will be charged in connection to the death of a Minnesota music icon.

04/19/2018 12:38 PM
Target Offering Car Seat Discounts For Trading In Your Old One
Target’s annual car seat trade-in event starts Monday, April 22 and runs through May 5.

04/19/2018 12:30 PM
Pete Prisco Mock Draft: Giants Take Darnold
One week out from the draft, CBSSports' Pete Prisco releases what may be his final mock draft for this season.

04/19/2018 12:29 PM
Investigation Continues In Southwest Flight Explosion
Federal investigators say the engine blade that broke off and triggered a deadly accident on Flight 1380 Tuesday had microscopic cracks.

04/19/2018 12:17 PM
Parkland Survivor Visits Thornwood High To Discuss Violence, Gun Control
On the eve of a national walkout honoring those killed 20 years ago at Columbine High School, a girl who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was visiting with students in South Holland.

04/19/2018 11:52 AM
White Sox Guaranteed Rate Field Goes Straw-Free
The Chicago White Sox are teaming up with the Shedd Aquarium to become the first MLB team and first Chicago sports team to reduce single-use plastic straws for the season.  It's part of the Shedd Aquarium's "Shed the Straw" initiative to reduce the use of plastic straws at Guaranteed Rate Field.

04/19/2018 11:27 AM
Kenny Johnson On Working With His Daughter & S.W.A.T.
Actor Kenny Johnson discusses a very special episode of 'S.W.A.T."

04/19/2018 10:00 AM
Corey Chavous: Bradley Chubb Is The Top Prospect In The Draft In My Evaluation
Former NFL safety and current CBS Sports Network draft analyst breaks down some of the prospects ahead of next week's draft.

04/19/2018 09:56 AM
CBS Announces 11 Series Renewals For 2018-2019
Demonstrating strength, stability and depth across the schedule, CBS has announced the renewals of 11 more primetime series for the 2018-2019 season.

04/19/2018 08:31 AM
African Penguin Chick Hatches At Lincoln Park Zoo
An African penguin chick hatched at the Lincoln Park Zoo after a 38-day incubation period, the zoo announced.

04/19/2018 08:19 AM
Former Soccer Coach Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault
A former suburban soccer coach has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault.

04/19/2018 08:06 AM
Snow, Cold In April Is One For The Record Books
Snow fell overnight, and, on top of that, this April is now the second-coldest on record. There were several crashes, including Route 83.

04/19/2018 07:43 AM
Woman Wins $3 Million Judgment Against Indiana Cardiologist
A jury has awarded a Griffith, Ind., woman $3 million, after she was talked into having unneeded heart procedures.

04/19/2018 07:32 AM
String Of Robberies Reported In East Chatham Neighorhood
Chicago police have issued a warning to residents about a series of robberies on the same block in East Chatham.

04/18/2018 11:59 PM
Southwest Pilot Credited For Saving Lives
Despite one death, the pilot is being credited with saving the lives of the others on board, managing an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

04/18/2018 11:25 PM
Woman Held On Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot
She is accused of trying to pay thousands in bitcoin to have her lover's wife murdered.

04/18/2018 07:45 PM
‘All Muscle,’ Tarik Cohen Ready To Impress Even More For Bears In 2018
Matt Nagy’s new offense might lead to some eye-popping numbers for one of their most dynamic playmakers.

04/18/2018 07:35 PM
A’s Beat White Sox 12-11 After 14 Innings
The White Sox fell to 4-11, matching their worst start since 1997.

04/18/2018 07:19 PM
Senate Changes Rules To Allow Babies In Chamber After Duckworth Gives Birth
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, the first woman to give birth while serving in the Senate, will be allowed to bring her baby into the chamber, after the Senate voted to change its rules.

04/18/2018 06:51 PM
Preckwinkle Elected Chairman of Cook County Democratic Party
Ald. Toni Preckwinkle (4th) is the Democratic candidate for Cook County Board president.Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle was unanimously elected by all eighty wards and township committeemen as the new Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party.

04/18/2018 06:25 PM
Jeb Bush Remembers His Mother: ‘She Taught Us To Serve Others’
Jeb Bush spent more than an hour on stage at an Elmhurst College forum in Oak Brook, much of it talking about his mother's legacy, fondly remembering the woman he called mom.

04/18/2018 06:07 PM
City Council OKs $2.3M Settlement For Man Shot By Police In 2015
The August 2015 shooting that left Jaquise Evans seriously injured became even more controversial when U.S. District Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer in January accused city attorneys of withholding evidence during a trial of the lawsuit.

04/18/2018 05:42 PM
Medical Marijuana for School Students Approved By Illinois House
The Illinois House approved to adopt a plan that permits infused medical marijuana to be administered to students by parents in elementary and secondary schools.

04/18/2018 05:10 PM
Millennials Pile Up Debt To Keep Up With Their Friends, Survey Finds
The fear of missing out, or FOMO, is reportedly driving many millennials into serious debt.

04/18/2018 05:02 PM
New Study: Americans Waste One Pound Of Food Per Person Per Day
A new study by the University of Vermont says Americans waste about one pound of food per person per day and it turns out the healthier a person eats, the more food that individual throws away. 

04/18/2018 04:51 PM
Forte, Hester To Sign 1-Day Contracts, Retire As Bears
The team says they will make it official at a ceremony on Monday.

04/18/2018 04:33 PM
Cat Saved After Walking 12 Miles To Family Who Rejected Him
A cat named Toby missed his former owners so much that he walked 12 miles to be with them again.

04/18/2018 04:17 PM
Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Schock’s Bid To Toss Corruption Charges
A lawyer for former Republican Rep. Aaron Schock says prosecutors are aiming to be the first to imprison a former member of Congress over ambiguous rules the U.S. House set for itself.

04/18/2018 04:12 PM
Jrue Holiday Is Why The Pelicans Lead The Trail Blazers
Jrue Holiday #11 of the New Orleans Pelicans drives against Ed Turner #1 and Jusuf Nurkic #27 of the Portland Trail Blazers during Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Moda Center on April 17, 2018 in Portland, Oregon.The Pelicans beat the Trail Blazers twice in Portland to start their NBA Playoff series, thanks to Jrue Holiday's unexpected performance.

04/18/2018 04:11 PM
Woman Sues Salon After Suffering Permanent Skin Damage
A day in the salon turned into a nightmare for a woman on Chicago’s south side.

04/18/2018 04:07 PM
2018 Tony Awards: Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban Set To Co-Host The Big Event
Broadway and music stars Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban will be hosting the 2018 Tony Awards.

04/18/2018 03:55 PM
Appeals Court Hears Calusinksi’s Bid For New Trial In Toddler’s Death
Melissa Calusinski is serving a 31-year sentence for murder in the death of 16-month-old Benjamin Kingan in 2009. She is seeking a new trial.Melissa Calusinski’s quest for a new trail in the death of a toddler she was watching at a daycare center in 2009 moved to the Illinois Appellate Court on Wednesday, as her attorneys sought to convince three judges her trial was unfair.

04/18/2018 03:49 PM
Intersection Improvement Project Begins at U.S. 30 and 119th Street in Plainfield
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that an intersection improvement project will take place on U.S. 30 and 119th Street, in Plainfield, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 23

04/18/2018 03:40 PM
Baby Bison Born at Fermilab
Baby bison season officially kicked off this morning as the first calf of the year was born at Fermilab.

04/18/2018 03:16 PM
Why You Got An Extra Day To File Your Taxes
"It's kind of a windfall to the procrastinators," said Mark Steber, chief tax officer at Jackson Hewitt.

04/18/2018 03:04 PM
GoFundMe Page Raises $5,000 To Buy Elon Musk A New Couch
Last week, Elon Musk showed "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King the couch he sleeps on when he works late at his Tesla Model 3 factory. The internet was not pleased with the piece of furniture.

04/18/2018 02:39 PM
Puerto Rico Suffers Island-Wide Power Outage
Puerto Rico has suffered an island-wide power outage, Puerto Rico's power authority said Wednesday -- nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island's infrastructure and its electrical grid. The authority said it estimates power will be restored within 24 to 36 hours. The cause of the blackout is unclear.Puerto Rico has suffered an island-wide power outage, Puerto Rico's power authority said Wednesday -- nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island's infrastructure and its electrical grid.

04/18/2018 02:37 PM
Trip Expert: Maggie Daley Park Recognized As One Of World’s Best Attractions
Maggie Daley Park is being recognized as one of the best attractions in the world by travel review site "Trip Expert."