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Coach Credited With Reviving Student Who Collapsed At Basketball Game

(CBS) — It was during a basketball game between Ida Crown Jewish Academy and Lutheran North on Wednesday night when a 15-year-old athlete from Lutheran North collapsed while sitting on the bench. 249 more words


Trump Supporters Gather At Chicago Bars For Inauguration

CHICAGO (CBS) –Donald Trump supporters from different backgrounds found common ground watching the inauguration at the Wise Owl Drinkery and Cookhouse in the West Loop, each supportive of the new president and what’s to come. 225 more words


Police Board Chief Urges Emanuel To Create CPD Reform "SWAT Team"

CHICAGO (CBS) — The head of the Chicago Police Board called on the Emanuel administration to create a full-time of experts who can oversee the sweeping reforms needed at the Chicago Police Department. 294 more words


Valparaiso YMCA Accused Of Censorship After Banning CNN From TVs

CHICAGO (CBS) — Not long after President-elect Donald Trump accused CNN of being “fake news” and refused to take a question from a CNN reporter, the Valparaiso Family YMCA has declared the channel off-limits in its workout room. 277 more words


Bloomingdale Police Officer Dies In Crash

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Bloomingdale police officer was killed in a crash Thursday night while responding to a call.

Bloomingdale Police Chief Frank Giammarese said Officer Raymond Murrell was responding to a call about a crime in progress at a store on Army Trail Road when he lost control of his unmarked police SUV, and slammed into a light pole at Army Trail Road and Cardinal Avenue around 9:30 p.m. 250 more words


Chicago City Hall's Top Lawyer Stepping Down

(CBS) — Steve Patton, the City of Chicago’s top lawyer, is stepping down from the job next month.

WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore has that story: 111 more words


Rare Rat Virus Confirmed In Six Illinois Residents

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Department of Public Health has a warning for people who own rats as pets. It said a rat-borne virus rarely seen in humans has been confirmed in six people in Illinois. 152 more words