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Got A Thanksgiving Pie Emergency? Call Sara Lee

chicago.cbslocal.com — Steve Miller Steve Miller is an investigative reporter and has been with Newsradio... CHICAGO (CBS) - You've probably heard of the Butterball Hotline, but for two years now, Chicago-based Sara Lee has staffed a Pie Hotline.
Nov 26, 2014

Got A Thanksgiving Pie Emergency? Call Sara Lee « CBS Chicago (via@WBBMNewsradio) cbsloc.al/1rvfgk6

Aon Corp. Donates $500,000 To Red Cross

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Nov 25, 2014

That's me on the phone on the left! Congrats on a gr8t day! Aon Donates $500,000 To Red Cross cbsloc.al/1yU3Dra pic.twitter.com/LNvjPaErCF

Rauner Asking State Agencies To Come Up With Plans For Budget Cuts

chicago.cbslocal.com — (CBS) - Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner is asking for a 20 percent budget cut from lame-duck Governor Pat Quinn. CBS 2 news is confirming that Rauner is asking dozens of key state agencies from prisons to highways to present a plan to trim up to $7 billion from this year's budget.
Nov 26, 2014

Honing His Budget Knife: Rauner Asking State Agencies To Come Up With Plans For Budget Cuts « CBS Chicago cbsloc.al/1vOxZO3

Christmas Tree Lights Up Daley Plaza

chicago.cbslocal.com — (CBS) - Hundreds of people packed Daley Plaza for the 101st Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Tuesday. The 57 foot Colorado Spruce was provided by the Atkinson family from Elgin and is ablaze with more than 47,000 lights, 300 ornaments and a bright star up top.

CBS Chicago Cares Red Cross Telethon Raises Nearly $800,000

chicago.cbslocal.com — (CBS) - The CBS Chicago Cares Telethon for the American Red cross raised nearly $800,000 Tuesday. CBS 2 and CBS Radio took part in the telethon as well as singer Dee Snider, Governor Pat Quinn and Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner. Aon Corporation donated $500,000 to the Red Cross as part of the telethon and CDW donated $20,000.

Elderly Couple Suing Airline After Plane Crashed Into Their SW Side Home

chicago.cbslocal.com — An elderly couple who were asleep in their Southwest Side home last week when a small plane crashed into their bedroom are suing the airline that managed the plane.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @WBBMNewsradio: Re-Sharing: Elderly Couple Suing Airline After Plane Crashed Into Their SW Side Home cbsloc.al/1uCUJtC

Suburban Car Dealer Offering Free Cars To Black Friday Buyers If It Snows On Christmas

chicago.cbslocal.com — Black Friday usually means lots of deals on toys, clothes and electronics, but one suburban car dealer is enticing shoppers with the potential to get a free car. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score
Nov 25, 2014

Suburban Car Dealer Offering Free Cars To Black Friday Buyers If It Snows On Christmas « CBS Chicago cbsloc.al/1APDVIn

Flu Cases In Suburban Cook County On The Rise

chicago.cbslocal.com — In the past week, the Cook County Department of Public Health has seen a 32 percent increase in emergency room visits in suburban Cook County for cases of the flu, or flu-like symptoms, when compared...
Nov 25, 2014

Flu Cases In Suburban Cook County On The Rise « CBS Chicago (via @WBBMNewsradio) cbsloc.al/1zVwHzq

State Police Expect Busy Thanksgiving Weekend On The Roads

chicago.cbslocal.com — With more people expected to be driving this Thanksgiving weekend than last year, Illinois State Police will be watching even more closely for drunken and distracted drivers. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score
Nov 25, 2014

State Police Expect Busy Thanksgiving Weekend On The Roads « CBS Chicago cbsloc.al/1rp7FDm

Ferguson Protesters Promise 28-Hour Sit-In At Chicago City Hall

chicago.cbslocal.com — Several activists from the group Black Youth Project 100 planned a sit-in on the 5th floor of City Hall for the next 28 hours, because they said a black person is killed by a police officer every 28 hours in the U.S. They said their act of civil disobedience is their duty.

The Bernstein Brief: Oh, Johnny

chicago.cbslocal.com — Dan Bernstein Dan Bernstein has been the co-host of "Boers and Bernstein" since... Read More By Dan Bernstein- (CBS) Until we see any surveillance video, we have no real idea of the facts in the latest Johnny Manziel incident.
Nov 25, 2014

Who thought it was a good idea to suggest Johnny Manziel live in a trendy hotel with bars in it? The Brief: chicago.cbslocal.com/2014/11/25/the…

Lincoln Park Zoo Researchers Find Chimps Modify Sticks To Collect Food

chicago.cbslocal.com — Steve Miller Steve Miller is an investigative reporter and has been with Newsradio... (CBS) - Researchers at Lincoln Park Zoo say chimpanzees are quick-learners that they find out fast how to modify sticks to get food more efficiently. The study focused on a termite mound at Lincoln Park Zoo and how chimps get food out of it.
Nov 24, 2014

Lincoln Park Zoo Researchers Find Chimps Modify Sticks To Collect Food « CBS Chicago (via @WBBMNewsradio) cbsloc.al/1vGT6Sh

Attorney: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision To Be Announced Monday

chicago.cbslocal.com — A lawyer for Michael Brown's family says they have been notified that the grand jury considering whether to indict a Ferguson police officer his shooting death has made a decision.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @cbschicago: No charges against police officer in Ferguson, Mo. shooting ... cbsloc.al/1xOAwal

Former Owner Of Chicago Rush Arena Football Team Charged With Bankruptcy, Wire Fraud

chicago.cbslocal.com — The former owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush arena football team could be penalized up to 25 years behind bars, reports WBBM's Bernie Tafoya. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score
Nov 25, 2014

RT @WBBMNewsradio: In Case You Missed It: Former Owner Of Chicago Rush Arena Football Team Charged With Bankruptcy, Wire Fraud cbsloc.al/1uSeuCI

Batavia Police Identify Man Who Pocketed $100 Bill, Money Returned To Owner

chicago.cbslocal.com — After Batavia Police posted gas station security photos of a man on Facebook last week, they've now been able to identify the person who picked up a $100 bill that fell out of another man's...
Nov 24, 2014

Batavia Police Identify Man Who Pocketed $100 Bill, Money Returned To Owner « CBS Chicago (via @WBBMNewsradio) cbsloc.al/1vGc6Aj

3 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (STMW) - Three men were killed and at least 15 other people were wounded in shootings across the city over the weekend. The most recent fatal shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side left one man dead and another wounded early Saturday.
Nov 25, 2014

No Obama Statement on this? "3 Dead, 15 Wounded In Wkend Shootings" « CBS Chicago cbsloc.al/1vJs0d7

Trestman: Bears Still ‘A Long Way Off’

chicago.cbslocal.com — (CBS) A 21-13 win against the Bucs on Sunday left Bears coach Marc Trestman with a mix of emotions. He was relieved. He was happy, yet left wanting much more. "It was an extremely poor start offensively, but our defense held up," Trestman said in an interview with WBBM Newsradio on Monday morning.
Nov 24, 2014

"We found a way to get a couple of wins but we're a long way (from being contenders)" Marc Trestman INTERVIEW> chicago.cbslocal.com/2014/11/24/tre… #Bears

Up To 5 Inches Of Snow For Far Northern, Western Suburbs

chicago.cbslocal.com — As temperatures drop through the rest of the day on Monday, rain will turn to snow, and the far northern and western suburbs could get up to 5 inches by Tuesday.

BREAKING: People Pulled From Building Collapse

chicago.cbslocal.com — (STMW) - An apartment building collapsed in the Washington Park neighborhood Sunday night. The building near 58th Street and Calumet Avenue was reported to have collapsed about 7 p.m., Fire Media Affairs said in a tweet. Crews were doing a search and rescue for an unknown number of people trapped in the rubble, Fire Media Affairs said.
Nov 24, 2014

Two Women Rescued From Building Collapse « CBS Chicago cbsloc.al/1riJtT7