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Jennifer Lawrence contacts authorit...

Jennifer Lawrence contacts authorities after nude photos leaked

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her online, a spokeswoman said on Monday, part of a reported mass hacking of celebrities' intimate photos.
Luckman ahead of McMahon, Cutler as...

Luckman ahead of McMahon, Cutler as best Bears QB

The Pro Football Hall of Fame displays more busts of Bears greats than any other team. But there is only one enshrined quarterback, Sid Luckman, who threw his last pass 64 years ago. Since then, there has been no shortage of Bears quarterbacks who were busts, but not of the Hall of Fame...
Fast food workers plan civil disobe...

Fast food workers plan civil disobedience in minimum wage fight

Hundreds of fast food workers plan to strike and protest across the country on Thursday, the latest step in their push for a $15 hourly wage, organizers said on Monday.
Survivors of Elmhurst family laud p...

Survivors of Elmhurst family laud parents 'unwavering' commitment

Two days after an Elmhurst man shot his wife and the couple's two developmentally disabled adult children before taking his own life, family members issued a statement saying that "Frank and Joan Stack will be remembered for an unwavering commitment" to their family.
1 dead, 13 hurt in shootings across...

1 dead, 13 hurt in shootings across city

Shootings on the North, South and West sides left one man dead and at least 13 people injured from early afternoon Sunday through early Monday morning, according to police.
I-90/94 reopened after semi rollove...

I-90/94 reopened after semi rollover leads to inbound closure

All lanes of the inbound Kennedy Expressway were reopened this afternoon after a semi-truck rollover accident earlier in the day, Illinois State Police officials said.

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Wes Welker's status still in doubt

Wes Welker's status still in doubt

Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker (concussion) returns to practice.
Raiders going with rookie Derek Car...

Raiders going with rookie Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders have named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback, according to a Fox Sports report.
FBI Is 'Addressing' Massive Celebri...

FBI Is 'Addressing' Massive Celebrity Photo Hack

The FBI said today it is "aware" that someone has leaked nude photos purporting to be pictures of dozens of A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and is "addressing the matter."
Chris Kirk bolsters Ryder Cup case

Chris Kirk bolsters Ryder Cup case

Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.
Vroom! Baby and dad go on adorable ...

Vroom! Baby and dad go on adorable make-believe adventure

Don't be surprised if Baby Georgia grows to with a need for speed. She's already having fun with her dad as they pretend to go for rides in cars and planes.
Program type could influence viewer...

Program type could influence viewer snacking habits, study says

Watching action films could have you snacking more than viewing a television show that is considered to be more boring, such as a talk show.

NBC Chicago

Bears' Kelvin Hayden Out for Season

Bears' Kelvin Hayden Out for Season

Kelvin Hayden was valuable as a back-up cornerback in 2012, but he won't be able to help the Bears this season. The team announced today he is out for the season with a torn hamstring that will require surgery.Photo Credit: Getty Images
Matteson Officials Sue to Close Lin...

Matteson Officials Sue to Close Lincoln Mall

Lawsuit cites more than 25 fire, safety and building code violations at the town's mall.Photo Credit: Charlie Wojciechowski
Key Home Games in the Bulls' 2013-1...

Key Home Games in the Bulls' 2013-14 Season

The 2013-13 Chicago Bulls season may be one of the most anticipated since the 2010-11 season.Photo Credit: Getty Images
First Of Expected Dolphin Calves Bo...

First Of Expected Dolphin Calves Born At Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo welcomes a new baby dolphin.Photo Credit: Brookfield Zoo
Opinion: Let's Drug Test Politician...

Opinion: Let's Drug Test Politicians, Too

It doesn't affect my life if a baseball player or a sprinter uses performance enhancing drugs. But a politician? Hell, yeah!Photo Credit: AP
"Madhouse on Madison" Signs Taken D...

"Madhouse on Madison" Signs Taken Down at UC

Fans familiar with the red Madhouse on Madison signs at the United Center will be in for a surprise in September, as the signs have been removed in favor of new LED boards.Photo Credit: NBCChicago.com

CBS2 Chicago

Couple At Hindu Wedding Gets Unexpe...

Couple At Hindu Wedding Gets Unexpected Gift: Snoop Dogg

Rapper Snoop Dogg attends the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for MTV)Actually, the rapper, who was in town for a concert, was welcomed by the new couple during a reception at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Chicago Police May Equip Officers W...

Chicago Police May Equip Officers With Body Cameras

Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)Some police agencies using the body cameras say they've seen dramatic drops in complaints against officers. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Levine: Soler Comes Up Big In Wrigl...

Levine: Soler Comes Up Big In Wrigley Debut

Jorge Soler  hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning on September 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)The meteoric rise to big league stardom has been a nice story for the Chicago Cubs and Jorge Soler, Bruce Levine writes.
Castillo, Valbuena Help Cubs Beat B...

Castillo, Valbuena Help Cubs Beat Brewers 4-2

Jorge Soler  hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning on September 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, Luis Valbuena also hit a home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday.
Cicero Police Nab ?No Boundaries Ba...

Cicero Police Nab ?No Boundaries Bandit? Suspect

Rodrigo Medellin, 31, is believed to be the "No Boundaries Bandit." (courtesy: Town of Cicero)Rodrigo Medellin, 31, was charged with multiple counts of armed robbery and other felonies, including aggravated assault to a police officer and aggravated fleeing and eluding police.
Demonstrators Call For Raising Mini...

Demonstrators Call For Raising Minimum Wage At Rally Outside Pullman Walmart

(File photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) Some four dozen demonstrators gathered as close as they could get to the Walmart in Pullman to demand a boost in the minimum wage, reports WBBM?s John Cody.

My Fox Chicago

7 Charged With Mortgage Fraud

7 Charged With Mortgage Fraud

Seven people, including the co-owner of a Chicago condominium building and two loan officers, were part of a scheme to fraudulently buy mortgage loans totaling more than $8.8 million from various lenders, then keep the money, federal authorities alleged Thursday.

Teen Used Shotgun to Rob Classmates

Teen Used Shotgun to Rob Classmates

A 16-year-old Waukegan boy, Elijah Murphy, is being held on $500,000 bond this week, charged as an adult with armed robbery after he allegedly used a shotgun to rob a classmate and two others on a north suburban Waukegan street.

Handcuffed Boy Escapes Chicago Poli...

Handcuffed Boy Escapes Chicago Police

A boy arrested on a juvenile warrant Thursday night somehow escaped from a West Side police station.

Church in Evanston Damaged by Storm

Church in Evanston Damaged by Storm

Bricks came crashing down off a church in Evanston on Thursday night as storms rolled through.

Elderly Woman Killed by Car

Elderly Woman Killed by Car

An 81-year-old woman, Tasoula Metropolos, was crossing the street Thursday night on the North Side when a Chevy Tahoe slammed into her and ended her life.

Hazmat Called for Possible Cyanide ...

Hazmat Called for Possible Cyanide Death

Police and Lake County, Ind., hazmat authorities are investigating the death of a 58-year-old Northwest Indiana man Wednesday night after a chemical believed to cyanide was found at the scene.

Chicago Breaking News

Survivors of Elmhurst family laud p...

Survivors of Elmhurst family laud parents 'unwavering' commitment

Two days after an Elmhurst man shot his wife and the couple's two developmentally disabled adult children before taking his own life, family members issued a statement saying that "Frank and Joan Stack will be remembered for an unwavering commitment" to their family.
1 dead, 13 hurt in shootings across...

1 dead, 13 hurt in shootings across city

Shootings on the North, South and West sides left one man dead and at least 13 people injured from early afternoon Sunday through early Monday morning, according to police.
I-90/94 reopened after semi rollove...

I-90/94 reopened after semi rollover leads to inbound closure

All lanes of the inbound Kennedy Expressway were reopened this afternoon after a semi-truck rollover accident earlier in the day, Illinois State Police officials said.
1 in custody after shooting in Oak ...

1 in custody after shooting in Oak Forest forest preserve

Charges are pending against a male who allegedly shot someone after a soccer game in an Oak Forest forest preserve Sunday, officials said.
Body of Chicago Heights boy, 14, pu...

Body of Chicago Heights boy, 14, pulled from Kankakee River

A Chicago Heights boy who was swimming in the Kankakee River with other youths was pronounced dead after being pulled from the water Sunday evening, according to Illinois State Police officials.
Rainstorms part of Labor Day foreca...

Rainstorms part of Labor Day forecast

Labor Day started cloudy in downtown Chicago ? advance warning of what forecasters say promises to be an overcast day with some rain and warmer than normal temperatures.
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