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Cubs Usher, 88, Thanks Hospital For Getting Him To Ring Ceremony

CHICAGO (CBS) — An 88-year-old man who just started his 19th season as an usher for the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field got his World Series ring, but it almost didn’t happen. 309 more words


FBI: Shots Fired Near South Loop Portillo's

CHICAGO (CBS) — Shots were fired Thursday afternoon outside Portillo’s South Loop location, according to the FBI.

The FBI said agents who happened to be getting lunch in the South Loop, were driving into the Portillo’s parking lot, in the 500 block of West Taylor Street, when they heard gunshots. 114 more words


Passenger Dragged Off Flight Agrees To Settlement With United Airlines

CHICAGO (CBS) — Dr. David Dao, the Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a plane at O’Hare International Airport earlier this month, has reached a confidential settlement with United Airlines. 598 more words


Susanna Mendoza Continues Comptroller’s Critters Program Started By Her Late Predecessor

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois Comptroller Susanna Mendoza, a longtime animal welfare advocate, is reviving an animal rescue program started by her late predecessor.

The late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka started the… 234 more words


Nursing Home Workers Plan To Strike If An Agreement Is Not Made Over Wages, Staffing

CHICAGO (CBS) — Five-thousand workers are planning to strike next week at 57 Chicago-area nursing homes over wages and staffing if there is not an agreement with the owners by May 4th. 197 more words


Missing Toddler Semaj Crosby Found Dead In Joliet Township

UPDATE: Missing Toddler’s Body Found In “Very Deplorable” Will County Home

CHICAGO (CBS) — The search for a missing toddler in Will County came to a tragic end overnight, when her body was found inside a Joliet Township home. 443 more words


RTA Chief Warns: Illinois Could Lose Federal Dollars For Red Line Extension

(CBS) — The head of the Regional Transportation Authority warned Wednesday that the CTA’s proposed Red Line extension faces a roadblock, should the Trump administration’s budget proposals become law. 323 more words