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Late For Work Because Of The CTA? Pick Up A Train Delay Notice Slip

chicago.cbslocal.com — The CTA says operations are largely back to normal tonight after switching problems caused significant delays on nearly all of its lines this morning and made thousands of people late for work, school or other...
Jan 26, 2015

Late For Work Because Of The CTA? Pick Up A Train Delay Notice Slip « CBS Chicago via @WBBMNewsradio cbsloc.al/1DcjmE9

Fioretti Accuses Emanuel Of Refusing To Press Charges In Mugging Of Mayor’s Son

chicago.cbslocal.com — Chicago Alderman and mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti today raised the mugging of Mayor Emanuel's son as a campaign issue, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score
Jan 26, 2015

Hmmm... RT @WBBMNewsradio Fioretti Accuses Emanuel Of Refusing To Press Charges In Mugging Of Mayor's Son - cbsloc.al/1zkn8h2

Elderly Woman Killed In Barrington House Fire

chicago.cbslocal.com — Steve Miller Steve Miller is an investigative reporter and has been with Newsradio... Read More (CBS) - We are learning more about a fire over the weekend that claimed the life of an 82-year-old Barrington woman. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Airlines Canceling Hundreds Of Flights To East Coast Ahead Of Major Blizzard

chicago.cbslocal.com — The potentially historic blizzard in the Northeast might have missed the Midwest, but it was having an impact at Chicago's airports. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @cbschicago: Watch: Airlines Canceling Hundreds Of Flights To East Coast Ahead Of Major Blizzard cbsloc.al/1Bez7rE

The Bernstein Brief: Limiting MLB Shifts Is A Terrible Idea

chicago.cbslocal.com — By Dan Bernstein- CBSChicago.com senior columnist (CBS) New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says he's open to the idea of legislating out extreme defensive shifts, which means I'm open to thinking Manfred's tenure is off to a stupid start.
Jan 26, 2015

The new #MLB commissioner already has one really stupid idea. Today's Brief: chicago.cbslocal.com/2015/01/26/the…

Mobile Job Assistance Center Helping Will County’s Unemployed

chicago.cbslocal.com — The Will County Mobile Workforce Center is a mobile home that has been turned into a job center, outfitted with a dozen computers for job seekers to use for writing résumés and fill out job...
Jan 26, 2015

Despite lower jobless numbers, the need continues for a mobile job help center in Will County. #jobs cbsloc.al/1GZmp8w @WBBMNewsradio

Police Find 386 Pounds Of Pot During Traffic Stop

chicago.cbslocal.com — Grand Central District officers tried to pull the vehicle over when the driver committed a traffic violation as he pulled out of an alley Saturday evening. The driver drove off but stopped and ran from the SUV. Officers found him hiding under a porch. About 386 pounds of cannabis was found in the SUV.

Made In Chicago: Peter Troost Monuments

chicago.cbslocal.com — Inside one of four warehouses in Hillside, artisans are busy etching, plotting and creating granite headstones. Each letter, each design is someone's legacy, a family's closure. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score

Ernie Banks Died From Heart Attack, Wife Says

chicago.cbslocal.com — The wife of Cubs legend Ernie Banks revealed that he died from a heart attack on Friday. Liz Banks made the announcement at a press conference on Sunday. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score

Thousands Climb Aon Center Stairs To Benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital

chicago.cbslocal.com — More than 2,500 people have been climbing the 1,643 steps to the top of the Aon Center Sunday to benefit Lurie Children's Hospital. Some did it more than once.
Jan 25, 2015

RT @ssmiller: Thousands Climb Aon Center Stairs To Benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital « CBS Chicago via @WBBMNewsradio cbsloc.al/1D6IagM

Jan 25, 2015

Thousands Climb Aon Center Stairs To Benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital « CBS Chicago via @WBBMNewsradio cbsloc.al/1D6IagM

BREAKING: Ernie Banks, ‘Mr. Cub,’ Has Died

chicago.cbslocal.com — (CBS) - Ernie Banks, the legendary Chicago baseball player known as "Mr. Cub," has died, a family attorney said Friday night. The announcement came Friday evening from Mark Bogen, who said he was authorized by...
Jan 23, 2015

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Bernstein: Relaxed Hahn Has Sox In Good Place

chicago.cbslocal.com — Dan Bernstein Dan Bernstein has been the co-host of "Boers and Bernstein" since... By Dan Bernstein- CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) - By both personal nature and the demands of the job, general managers of pro sports teams can tend toward discomfort.
Jan 24, 2015

RT @dan_bernstein: Pressure to contend right now is back on the @whitesox, but Rick Hahn could not seem more at ease. Column: cbsloc.al/1GPiM4V

Jan 24, 2015

Pressure to contend right now is back on the @whitesox, but Rick Hahn could not seem more at ease. Column: cbsloc.al/1GPiM4V

Polar Plunge Raises Money For Family Of Suburban Man With ALS

chicago.cbslocal.com — About 300 people took a cold dip in Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach Saturday after chipping away at the shelf ice to be able to get into the water, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.

Baffoe: Ernie Banks And The Great Perpetual Cubs Hope

chicago.cbslocal.com — Tim Baffoe Tim Baffoe attended the University of Iowa before earning his de... By Tim Baffoe- (CBS) - The greatest scourge of being a fan of the Chicago Cubs has never been so much the team's futility as the tacit, subconscious knowledge that it will never end.
Jan 24, 2015

RT @TimBaffoe: I don't know if it's a eulogy or what. I do know that I was a puddly mess writing this about Ernie Banks. cbsloc.al/1uHAIt6

Fans Mourn Loss Of ‘Mr. Cub’

chicago.cbslocal.com — Chicago Cubs fans and baseball fans all over are saddened by the death of Ernie Banks who died Friday night in Chicago at the age of 83. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score

Emma: Ernie Banks Was A Hall Of Fame Person

chicago.cbslocal.com — Chris Emma Chris Emma covers much of the Chicago sports scene for 670 The Score... By Chris Emma- (CBS) First pitch was hours away, and the friendly confines of Wrigley Field were empty. That white flag with No. 14 was flying high above the left-field flag pole.