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Garcia Steps Up Attack On Cameras: 'Time To End The Red Light Ripoff'

CHICAGO (CBS) – Mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia has taken a harsher stance against the city’s red light cameras, as he steps up his bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel. 258 more words


Gary Funeral Home Says Former Worker Moved Babies' Bodies To Ceiling

CHICAGO (CBS) – A funeral home in Gary, Indiana, was explaining why the remains of two unidentified babies were stored in the facility for nearly two decades, and denying published reports the bodies were improperly stored in a ceiling for two years. 466 more words


Byrne Interchange Overhaul To Create New Headaches For Drivers

CHICAGO (CBS) – Motorists who drive along the Jane Byrne Interchange might want to find a new way to get where they’re going starting next week, thanks to a project that will increase traffic for more than a year. 293 more words


Hospital Locked Down After False Alarm About Active Shooter

Updated 03/05/15 – 1:11 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – A Hoffman Estates hospital was placed on lockdown, and employees were later evacuated, while police investigated what turned out to be a false alarm for an active shooter in the building. 103 more words


Mom Of Fondling Victim Seeks Change In Sex Offender Law

CHICAGO (CBS) – Proposed legislation to close a loophole in the state’s sex offender laws serves as testament to the persistence of a Plainfield woman who would not take no for an answer. 279 more words


Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt Dies Of Sudden Illness

CHICAGO (CBS) – A suburban mayor who set new standards for staying busy died Wednesday night, two years into his second term in office.

Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt was first elected in 2009, and was re-elected in 2013. 286 more words


Girl With Leukemia To Meet Stem Cell Donor Who Helped Save Her Life

CHICAGO (CBS) – More than four years after she was close to dying from leukemia, an 8-year-old girl from Mount Prospect is healthy again, and will meet the German man who helped save her life by supplying a stem cell donation. 233 more words