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Officials: Man, 19, Fatally Hit By Red Line Train At 35th

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 19-year-old man was struck and killed by a CTA Red Line train Saturday afternoon near Guaranteed Rate Field, authorities said.

Crews were called about 1:30 p.m. 89 more words


Fourth Annual Mass Black Male Graduation

CHICAGO (CBS) — On Chicago’s South Side, there was a ceremony for young black males who have graduated from kindergarten, elementary school, high school and college. 205 more words


Special Pooch Is Missing His Lower Jaw; Group Wants To Help

(CBS) — An Illinois animal rescue group is looking for a veterinarian who can help give a German shepherd a prosthetic jaw.

WBBM’s Steve Miller reports. 209 more words


Family Claims 7-Eleven Clerk Racially Profiled Teens

(CBS) — An African-American family is accusing a Printers Row 7-Eleven of racial profiling after a 15-year-old and a 13-year-old were kicked out of the store Thursday evening. 159 more words


All 50 Chicago Wards To Feature New Works Of Art

(CBS) — The City of Chicago this year plans to have new works of art in all 50 wards, representing an investment of $1 million in public art. 120 more words


Officials: Live Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Once again a dreaded Asian carp has been found relatively close to Chicago and Lake Michigan. And a local environmental group said it’s time the Trump Administration stopped delaying a report on how to better fight the carp invasion. 764 more words


Emanuel Calls Rauner A "Rookie Governor" With His Plan To Veto A 911 Surcharge

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Emanuel is criticizing Governor Rauner’s plan to veto a 911 phone surcharge approved by state lawmakers.

Governor Rauner thinks the 911 surcharge increase would be too high. 248 more words