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Police Officer Shoots Suspected Fugitive On South Side

chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - A police officer shot an "armed offender" Friday morning on the South Side. Police incident at 11800 S. Sangamon. Police Fugitive unit encounter armed offender. Chief of Detectives / PIO responding. - Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) May 6, 2016 Police sources confirm the incident near 118th and Sangamon in the West Pullman neighborhood.

Accident Snarls Kennedy During Rush Hour

chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - A multi-car accident has brought traffic to a near standstill during rush hour on the Kennedy Expressway. The accident occurred on the inbound Kennedy at Harlem Avenue shortly before 8 a.m. The crash involved three vehicles, and at least two people were transported to the hospital.

By The Numbers, Chicago Cubs Are Scary Good ( " CBS Chicago

By The Numbers, Chicago Cubs Are Scary Good ( " CBS Chicago
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - The Chicago Cubs, fresh off a sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are more than just a good ball club; they are, statistically speaking, scary good. The Cubs lead all of Major League Baseball in average runs scored (6.1.) That's really impressive when you consider the Chicago White Sox, rank No.

Crime Commission Expresses Concerns Over Fantasy Sports Betting Bill

Crime Commission Expresses Concerns Over Fantasy Sports Betting Bill
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - The Chicago Crime Commission has serious concerns about legislation advancing in Springfield to legalize and regulate the fantasy sports betting industry. It says the legislature needs to slow down or it is going to open fantasy sports betting to potential involvement by organized crime.

Massive Takata Air Bag Recall Expanded, Up To 69 Million Vehicles Affected

Massive Takata Air Bag Recall Expanded, Up To 69 Million Vehicles Affected
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - Another 35 million to 40 million cars with potentially defective airbags are being recalled, U.S. safety officials said Wednesday. That order expands the unprecedented recall of air bag inflators, made by Japanese manufacturer Takata, on 28.8 million vehicles.

Lucas Museum’s Chicago Plan Now Appears Dead

Lucas Museum’s Chicago Plan Now Appears Dead
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson appear to have angrily pulled the plug on plans for their museum in Chicago. In a terse statement issued Tuesday afternoon, Hobson said: "From the beginning, this process has been co-opted and hijacked by a small special interest group.

Suspect Arrested In Chase Bank Branch Robbery

Suspect Arrested In Chase Bank Branch Robbery
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - A 30-year-old man has been charged with robbing a Chase Bank branch Monday afternoon in the West Loop. Anthony Fontana, who is believed to be homeless, was charged with bank robbery in a federal complaint filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court, according to the FBI. About 1:15 p.m.

Chicago Area Mom Fatally Shot On Wisconsin Interstate

Chicago Area Mom Fatally Shot On Wisconsin Interstate
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - A suburban Chicago woman has died after being shot in drive-by shooting along Wisconsin interstate The man who opened fire on Tracy Czaczkowski's vehicle Sunday was already wanted for shooting and killing a man earlier that day, the Sauk County Sheriff's Office said.

A body was pulled from the Chicago River Tuesday morning near Lake Michigan. " CBS Chicago

A body was pulled from the Chicago River Tuesday morning near Lake Michigan. " CBS Chicago
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - A body was pulled from the Chicago River Tuesday morning near Lake Michigan. The Chicago Police Marine Unit pulled the body of man from the river near Columbus and Wacker at 10:37 a.m., according to Chicago police and fire officials. He has not yet been identified.

What You Need To Know " CBS Chicago

What You Need To Know " CBS Chicago
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - Voters go to the polls in Indiana in a primary contest with critical implications for the presidential candidates, especially among Republicans. Here is what is at stake in the Hoosier state, which rarely has been at the center of national presidential primary campaign.
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May 05, 2016

I decided to change calling the bathroom the John and renamed it the Jim. I feel so much better saying I went to the Jim this morning.

May 04, 2016

Great #Nova about moving of the Gay head lighthouse to long term terra firma on #Channel2 right now. Fascinating. Tiiimmbbber!

May 04, 2016

I didn't make it to the gym today. That makes 1,500 days in a row.

May 02, 2016

Which hand should you use to pick up a poisonous snake? Someone else's.

May 02, 2016

I really hope the head shots are faked. Brutal. Game calling is hilarious. youtu.be/8F9jXYOH2c0 #ScottStirling

May 01, 2016

"...#Melania is terrific. Donald's never heard her fart or make doodie, as he once told Howard Stern." ow.ly/4niecn #GQ


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