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Emmet Till Died 60 Years Ago Today, Launched The Civil Rights Movement — A wreath of white flowers marked the grave of a Chicago teenager, whose brutal killing 60 years today in the Deep South helped launch the civil rights movement. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score

Major Backup After Accident On Chicago Skyway — CHICAGO (CBS) - Motorists on the Chicago Skyway can expect major delays this afternoon after an accident blocked all outbound lanes. The accident happened around 1 p.m.

Board Boss Vows To Fix Orland Park School Bus Mess — Bernie Tafoya I'm a lifelong Chicagoan and could never see myself living anywhere... CHICAGO (CBS) - The head of a southwest suburban school district promises to get bus service problems straightened out or find a new school bus company.

On Ashley Madison, Men Were Reportedly Seeking An Affair With Nobody — John Dodge John Dodge is the Executive Producer of CBS Chicago's website. (You... CHICAGO (CBS) - Whatever the thousands of Chicago users of the infidelity website Ashley Madison were seeking, it didn't turn out to be sex. A fascinating analysis of the leaked user accounts found that the site was filled with millions of men-and, almost no real women.

2015 A Record Year For Tornadoes In Chicago Area — John Dodge John Dodge is the Executive Producer of CBS Chicago's website. (You... Read More CHICAGO (CBS) - The Chicago area has set a record for the most tornadoes in a single year, according to National Weather Service data. Four tornadoes on Aug. 18 brought the total for 2015 to 29, breaking the 2004 mark of 27.

After Alleging Sex Harassment, Suburban Firefighter Suspended — The first female firefighter ever hired in Country Club Hills has been suspended--a move that she says is just the latest retaliation for her lawsuit aimed at ending years of alleged sexual harassment.

Father, Son Perish In House Fire In Gary — GARY, Ind. (CBS) - A father and son died early Thursday in a house fire in Gary, police said. The Gary Police and Fire Departments were called around 4:40 a.m. to the 4200 block of West 21st Avenue for a house fire.

Experts Question Donald Trump’s Claim That Chicago Crime Tied To Illegal Immigrants — Jim Williams Jim Williams, a native Chicagoan, co-anchors the CBS 2 Chicago Wee... CHICAGO (CBS) - Outspoken presidential candidate Donald Trump has raised some eyebrows, connecting Chicago's crime to illegal immigrants. Are Trump's comments on the matter, fact or fiction? CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.

The Best High Schools In Illinois — Of the best 500 high schools in the United States, 30 of them are in Illinois, according to the latest analysis by Newsweek magazine.< Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score

Sexual Double Standard Starts In Early Adolescence, Study Finds — Adolescent girls who have sex are more likely to lose friends, while the opposite occurs with boys, according to a new study that finds gender double standards begin at the earliest phases of sexual maturity.
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Aug 28, 2015

The Duke for president??II Why not except that he'll be 82 in November. #Dukakis #MikeDukakis God bless him.

Aug 27, 2015

This put a smile on my face for the entire three minutes.

Aug 27, 2015

As ad blockers rise, will web business model wither? Some interesting products here. Dislike the trackers more than the ads....

Aug 26, 2015

How awful! I'm sure the shooter was a licensed gun owner.

Aug 26, 2015

And we have often been in the middle of Maine traffic including the worst trip home in years this past Sunday.

Aug 25, 2015

“I would equate what #Brady did to driving 66 [mph] in a 65 speed zone, and getting the death penalty." Browns' Joe Thomas #Deflategate #NFL

Aug 25, 2015

The is a drone I'd buy. Watch the vid. #Lilydrone #Lily Pricey, tho...$700

Aug 24, 2015

Stock market is like golf. No matter how bad you play, it can always get worse (not original).

Aug 21, 2015

Moving memorial service for killed cyclist #AnitaKurmann - Cyclists matter.

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