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8 Ways To Fix Up Your Home This Weekend

Now that it's the weekend, it's prime time to get started on a few home improvement projects. Take these next two days and spruce up... more

2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Honesty Lands Man in Hot Water

We have a couple of questions about this one : A Nevada man got himself arrested Saturday night after acknowledging to Greyhound security officers that he did indeed have weapons and ammunition in his luggage, authorities said. About 7:30 p.m. Saturday, as part... more

2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

Some NATO Security Precautions, Including Possible Metra Disruptions, A Mystery

It may be weeks before some Metra commuters know whether South Shore commuter service will be disrupted during the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Broad Shoulders Brewing Plants Craft Beer Roots In Motor Row

We talked with Frank Lassendrello, brewer and owner of Broad Shoulders Brewing, which plans to open this summer in Motor Row. more

2 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

Crowd at 'new Jim Crow' meeting applauds arrest of Trayvon Martin shooter

Local activists discuss racial overtones in deaths of Chicago-area youths Stephen Watts was glad to hear Wednesday that murder charges were filed in the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, if only because he hoped an investigation of his son's shooting by Calumet City police in February might also lead... more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Experts: Gas Prices May Have Hit Their Peak

After weeks of dour outlooks and record highs, gas prices in greater Chicago have receded – potentially for the rest of the travel season. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Man tries to board Greyhound bus with gun

A man was arrested after trying to board a Greyhound bus with a gun in the South Loop early this morning, police said. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Jury picked for Hudson family murder trial

A jury of 12 people, as well as six alternate jurors, have been selected to serve in the trial of William Balfour, the Chicago man accused of killing three members of singer and actress Jennifer Hudson’s family. Fourteen of them had been selected Monday,... more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Jury picked for Hudson family murder trial

A jury of 12 people, as well as six alternate jurors, have been selected to serve in the trial of William Balfour, the Chicago man accused of killing three members of singer and actress Jennifer Hudson’s family. Fourteen of them had been selected Monday,... more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

14 jurors picked in Hudson family murder case

Fourteen jurors were selected Monday to serve on the jury of William Balfour, the man accused of killing three family members of singer and Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson. more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Car reported stolen in Chicago pulled from Fox River in Elgin

Rescue workers found no one inside a car that fishermen spotted submerged in the Fox River in Elgin this afternoon, police said. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink