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Delays Continue On Metra UP West Line After Fire

CHICAGO (CBS) — Thousands of Metra commuters were facing a second day of delays on Wednesday, as the transit agency works to repair damage from a fire caused by an electrical shortage. 231 more words

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Is Your Smartwatch Safe From Hackers?

(CBS) — Smartwatches are the hot thing, replacing the old school wristwatch.They can do so much, but are they safe from hackers?

CBS 2’s Lionel Moise takes a closer look in this Original Report. 444 more words

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State Regulators Hold Hearings On Plan To Close St. James Hospital In Chicago Heights

(CBS) — The controversial plan to close most of Saint James Hospital’s Chicago Heights facility, and consolidate them at the hospital’s newer Olympia Fields campus was the subject of hearings Tuesday by state regulators. 283 more words

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Preckwinkle's Office Briefs Board On Impact Of State Budget Stalemate

CHICAGO (CBS) — Members of the Cook County Board spoke to county department heads on Tuesday about how the state’s budget impasse is affecting local services. 269 more words

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Dozens Of Aldermen Backing Resolution To Use Surplus TIF Funds To Help CPS

CHICAGO (CBS) — Dozens of aldermen say they want the city to use more than a billion dollars in so-called TIF development funds to help bail out the Chicago Public Schools, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 175 more words

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Police Say Woman Who Reported Being Pulled Over By Fake Cop In Indiana Was Stopped By Real Officer

(CBS) — Indiana State Police say they’ve cleared up a mystery: that a woman who thought she might have been stopped by a police impersonator Sunday night was stopped by a real officer after all. 150 more words

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Homemade Alcohol Might Have Killed DeKalb County Jail Inmate

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 28-year old inmate died Monday after becoming sick in his cell at the DeKalb County Jail, and investigators believe it was because of something he drank. 252 more words

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