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City Offering $5 Divvy Memberships To Low-Income Residents

CHICAGO (CBS) — Low-income residents in Chicago are being offered significant discounts on the city’s popular Divvy bike-sharing program.

The new initiative, known as Divvy for Everyone (D4E), would allow qualifying low-income residents to get an annual Divvy membership for only $5 – a $70 discount off the normal rate. 248 more words


Rubio Visits Chicago For First Policy Speech In Bid For Presidency

CHICAGO (CBS) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) was in Chicago on Tuesday, delivering the first major policy speech in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. 322 more words


Mundelein Mayor's Comments On Same-Sex Marriage Stir Controversy

CHICAGO (CBS) — The mayor of Mundelein ignited some controversy over the July 4th weekend, when he gave a speech and talked about a “moral crisis” in the country, including the recent U.S. 321 more words


West Nile Virus Detected In Skokie

(CBS) — A batch of mosquitos in Skokie has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, making it the fourth Chicago suburb to detect the disease this year. 221 more words


After The Bell: Drop In Oil Prices Bodes Well For Chicago Area Drivers

By Andy Giersher

(CBS) — Gas prices in the Chicago area are heading lower and this trend may continue.

Crude oil prices tumbled Monday, falling over seven percent, after Greece rejected debt bailout terms and China launched an unprecedented stimulus to give stability to its wavering economy. 111 more words


14 Years After Their Disappearance, Family Of Tionda, Diamond Bradley Continues To Hold Vigils

(CBS) — It has been 14 years since the disappearance of the two Bradley sisters – and today their great aunt is talking about why the family is still holding prayer vigils on the anniversary, year after year. 180 more words


Man Charged With Trespassing At Burr Ridge Mansion For Second Time

(CBS) — A Lombard man has been caught trespassing at a Burr Ridge mansion for the second time, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

The charges against Kiril Kostov from when he was caught last month by Burr Ridge police leaving a 30,000-square-foot mansion known as Villa Taj are more serious compared to his trespassing charge there in February. 138 more words