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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.

Starbucks Lawsuit Centers On Ice In Cold Drinks " CBS Chicago

Starbucks Lawsuit Centers On Ice In Cold Drinks " CBS Chicago
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - A Chicago area woman is taking Starbucks to court, claiming the coffee giant is cheating customers by putting too much ice in its cold drinks. Stacy Pincus claims Starbucks skimps on the advertised volume of actual product. For example, a Venti iced coffee is advertised as 24 ounces, but only has 14 ounces of fluid, she says.

Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox Playoff Chances " CBS Chicago

Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox Playoff Chances " CBS Chicago
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - The Chicago Cubs, with their wacky suits and all, face an early season test this week against two of the best teams in the National League, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington Nationals.

Is Your School District Above Average? Data Shows Clear Differences

Is Your School District Above Average? Data Shows Clear Differences
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - Students (and their parents) in Lincolnshire have a good reason to boast: Collectively, they are the second-smartest group of students in the country, according to an analysis by the New York Times. Only elementary school students in Lexington, Mass., are smarter, performing 3.8 grades higher than average.

Indiana Governor Mike Pence Endorses Ted Cruz For President

Indiana Governor Mike Pence Endorses Ted Cruz For President
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Friday endorsed Ted Cruz for president, tossing a lifeline to the Texas senator in a state that is now critical to his political survival. "I like and respect all three of the Republican candidates," Pence told the Greg Garrison Show on WIBC in Indianapolis.

Will He Endorse Ted Cruz? " CBS Chicago

Will He Endorse Ted Cruz? " CBS Chicago
chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will make a "significant announcement" today, reportedly an endorsement of GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz. The Indiana primary is next Tuesday, and Pence has met with all three candidates-Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz and Onio Gov. John Kasich.
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"...#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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What's an elephant's favorite vegetable? Squash.

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