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Highland Park Doctor Charged With Issuing Phony Medical Marijuana Certification

(CBS) — As Illinois moves closer to allowing medical marijuana use, the state is warning people to avoid anyone who promises they can get you certified now. 193 more words


Congressman Schock Proposes To End CHA “Supervouchers”

(CBS) — Some Chicago Housing Authority Residents are getting government money to live in luxury buildings that most Chicagoans probably can’t afford, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner. 148 more words


Gary Police Chief Resigns; Deputy Promoted

(CBS) — Following a couple of violent months that included the killing of a police officer, the city of Gary has announced a new police chief and crime-fighting strategy, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty. 201 more words


Israeli, Palestinian Supporters Face Off Outside Thompson Center

CHICAGO (CBS) – Demonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians. 383 more words


Carpentersville Man Pleads Guilty To Bomb Threats At Kane County Courthouse

(CBS) – A 22-year old man who made false bomb threats at a courthouse last year, is going to prison for a while, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya. 169 more words


Illinois State Fair Managers Fined For Ethics Violations

(CBS) — A state commission has fined managers of both of Illinois’ State Fairs for ethics violations over beer tickets, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

Illinois State Fair manager Amy Bliefnick has accepted at least $100 worth of beer tickets each year from a vendor for the last nine years, according to the State Executive Ethics Commission and more than $540 worth last year. 133 more words


Meteorologists Warn Of High Waves On Lake Michigan

CHICAGO (CBS) – High waves on Lake Michigan have prompted a warning for boaters and swimmers, due to potentially deadly currents on the water.

National Weather Service Meteorologist Amy Seeley said cold temperatures and high winds led to the issuance of… 201 more words