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New SUVs Emphasize ‘Plush’ Over ‘Tough’ At The 2012 New York Auto Show

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

Many sport-utility vehicles are now designed for comfortable, family-friendly, on-road use.

5 ‘Everyman’ Cars Turning Heads At The 2012 New York Auto Show

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

Besides the flashy performance cars, some trusted, everyday drives have been redesigned and rereleased.

State Legislation Could Halt Federal Immigrant Detention Center

A bill in Springfield could preempt a proposed federal immigrant detention center in the Chicago south suburb of Crete. Immigration advocates and state lawmakers have seized on the fact that the civil detention facility would be privately operated by the for-profit Corrections Corporation of America, or CCA – an issue that...

Officer Wounded When Her Own Gun Accidentally Fires

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

An off-duty Chicago Police officer was wounded Thursday night when her gun accidentally fired.

Getting Wilder all the Time

Wendy McClure's book The Wilder Life is now out in paperback -- and is accompanied by Don't Trade the Baby for a Horse, an ebook of "Other Ways to Make Your Life a Little More Laura Ingalls Wilder."...

Gammons: Cubs New Front Office Can ‘Strike Gold’

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

With Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod in charge, the trio is working to build the Cubs into a contender through the draft and through player development.

Boy, 8, Finds And Turns In Package Of Money In Riverside

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

No one has come forward yet for a package of cash found by an 8-year old boy this week in west suburban Riverside.

Blue Carts for All

The City will expand the Blue Cart recycling program citywide in 2013, Mayor Emanuel announced yesterday....

Search Continues For Owner Of Pit Bull That Killed Pet

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

Willy, a 2-year-old Pomeranian, had to be put down after he was attacked by a pit bull at Montrose Dog Beach. Willy's owner, Audrey Fisher, is looking for the pit bull's owner, claiming he simply walked away after Willy was attacked. (Fisher Family Photo)

Arkansas Coach Petrino Put On Leave After Crash

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

The coach's revelation Thursday of an inappropriate relationship and his attempt to cover it up now threatens to derail all the progress Petrino has made in four seasons.

Ken Williams: ‘Probably Best I’m Never In A Room With Gregg Williams’

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

White Sox general manager Kenny Williams released a statement after audio surfaced of former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams targeting several members of the San Francisco 49ers, including his son Kyle.

Merit pay for the Cubs

Looks like Mayor Emanuel's getting ready to fork over some of your tax dollars to the Cubs to help them rebuild Wrigley Field. Well, I say if the mayor's going to give the Cubs our money, he should at least link the handout to...

Report: New Policy Forbids Chicago State Faculty From Talking To Media

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

A new policy on communication and social media has created a stir at Chicago State University on the city’s South Side.

Flashback #69: Devin Hester, Dennis Green Arizona Game (2006)

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

670 The Score's 20th Anniversary Flashback #69: October 16, 2006 - Devin...

Cantankerous Critic: ‘American Reunion’ An Oldie, But Not A Goodie

    CBS 2, over 3 years ago

“American Reunion” offers another helping of American Pie, but this one is way past its expiration date.