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Around Town: The Clouds Roll In


              Yesterday's clouds made for a beautiful start to our gallery. Add...
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<h1><a href="http://www.chitowndailynews.org/2012/04/21/Police-Officer-Helps-Rescue-Family-From-Apartment-Fire-39874.html">Police Officer Helps Rescue Family From Apartment Fire</a></h1>

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    CBS 2, over 2 years ago

A police officer put out a fire and helped rescue a family with a 3-day-old infant from a smoke-filled apartment in Valparaiso, Ind., late Thursday night, even before fire trucks arrived.

Video: Brendan Shanahan Explains Raffi Torres’ 25 Game Suspension

    CBS 2, over 2 years ago

Brendan Shanahan explains why Raffi Torres got a 25-game suspension for his hit on Marian Hossa.

Cubs RHP Dempster Goes On DL With Strained Quad

    CBS 2, over 2 years ago

Cubs right-hander Ryan Dempster has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quadriceps.

Do This: Tavernita's Amigos Of Pintxo Mondays


Starting Monday, Tavernita will bring in chefs to create their own pintxos. ...

Flossmoor man charged in South Side murder - Southtown Star


Flossmoor man charged in South Side murder - Southtown Star An update to a recent story posted on Friday! Michael T. Jones, 30, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, police...

A Simple And Stunning DIY Luminary


It's no secret we spend a lot of time browsing on Pinterest for fun crafts and DIY inspiration. This week, we couldn't help but click...

8 Ways To Fix Up Your Home This Weekend


Now that it's the weekend, it's prime time to get started on a few home improvement projects. Take these next two days and spruce up...

Raffi Torres Suspended 25 Games

    CBS 2, over 2 years ago

Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres has been suspended 25 games for his hit Tuesday night on Marian Hossa that resulted in the Blackhawks winger getting carried off the ice on a stretcher.

Dunn Homers Twice In White Sox Win Over Mariners, 7-3

    CBS 2, over 2 years ago

This is the kind of...

Man Dead, Teen Wounded In Back Of Yards Shooting

    CBS 2, over 2 years ago

A 20-year-old man is dead and a 17-year-old boy was wounded during a shooting in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Friday night.

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro “happy” he’s cleared in sex case


Cubs All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro said he was “happy” to learn than he will not face criminal charges months after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman he picked up at a River North nightclub. “I’m happy we got it resolved. But my...

The PI Week In Review


Chicago and Cook County News The big city news this week was an unfinished debate over Rahm Emanuel’s proposed “ Infrastructure Trust ” ordinance – where private investors would work on public infrastructure projects selected by a mayor-appointed infrastructure board. The City Council Finance Committee passed the ordinance 11-7 Monday,...

Quinn Proposes Pension Changes


The state's pension fund is underfunded by $80 million at this point and, if Quinn's proposals are approved, would save the state $65 to $85 billion by 2045. Quinn called the pension shortfall “one of the most difficult problems that Illinois government has faced...

Five Hurt In Southwest Side Crash

    CBS 2, over 2 years ago

Five people were hurt -- three critically -- early Saturday in a crash on the Southwest Side.