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Suburb's Opioid Crackdown Nets 14 Arrests

(CBS) — Police in far southwest suburban Braidwood say the city’s death rate from opioids was so high over the past few years compared to the rest of Will County that authorities thought it was time to take some action. 115 more words


Lake County Offers Mental Health 'First Aid' Workshops

(CBS) — The Lake County Health Department is offering mental health training for teachers, coaches, parents and anyone else dealing with young people.

It’s an effort to better help youth suffering an emotional crisis, WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports. 68 more words


5-Year-Old Boy Catches Eel In Chicago River During "Chicago Fishes" Event

CHICAGO (CBS) — A group fishing event along the Chicago River drew hundreds last week, highlighted by the appearance of a surprise fish.

Josh Ellis is Vice President of the Metropolitan Planning Council, one of many groups that organized Friday’s “Chicago Fishes” event. 164 more words


Aurora Boy Released From Hospital After Pit Bull Attack

CHICAGO (CBS) — The 10-year-old Aurora boy who was mauled by two pitbulls last week got out of the hospital on Wednesday – and his mother tells WBBM he’s looking forward to going back to school at the end of the month. 408 more words


Lawsuit: Uber Driver Sexually Assaulted, Harassed Chicago Woman

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago woman is suing Uber after a driver allegedly sexually assaulted and harassed her last month.

The woman said the driver started attacking her during a ride, so she pulled out her phone to document the assault. 408 more words


U.S. Postal Service Urging Employees To Volunteer To Work In Puerto Rico

CHICAGO (CBS) — Among the many services still trying to get to normal in Puerto Rico is mail delivery, so the U.S. Postal Service has put out a call for volunteers from among its employees. 201 more words


License Of Schaumburg Psychiatrist Suspended

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Schaumburg psychiatrist’s medical license has been temporarily suspended over allegations of unprofessional behavior.

According to state records, Blaise Wolfrum is accused of inappropriately touching a female patient who’s a minor. 125 more words