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- Three people, including teen, shot overnight
At least three people were shot overnight across Chicago, police said, including a 16-year-old boy in a shooting that may have been gang related.
- Police looking for mildly autistic 20-year-old South Side woman
Chicago Police are looking for a 20-year-old mildly autistic woman missing from her South Side home since about 2:30 p.m. Friday.
- Police seek public’s help locating missing 16-year-old girl
Chicago Police are looking for a 16-year-old girl last seen in the area of Racine Avenue and 51st Street.
- DNA evidence should exonerate 7 men convicted in ’90s, top lawyers say
Group of influential attorneys urges the cases be overturned
A group of influential Chicago lawyers on Friday called for the convictions of seven men sentenced to lengthy prison terms as teenagers in two separate murders in the 1990s to be overturned, citing new DNA evidence that implicates others.
- Chicago woman dies after getting hit by freight train
A Chicago woman died Friday night after she was hit by a freight train Thursday, according to officials.
- Appeals court hears U. of I. dispute with Tribune
Judges appear skeptical about whether the release of student-applicant information is a federal issue
A federal appeals court Friday expressed unwillingness to rule on whether the University of Illinois should be forced to release information on hundreds of student applicants, a stance that could prolong an already 2-year-old legal dispute between the school andthe Chicago Tribune.
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It ends where it begins
- How to Implement QR Codes: Guest
Jabez LeBret points out some common missteps and shrewd workarounds for embracing those funky-looking quick-response swatches.
- How to Turn Your Business Around
Yes, it can really be this simple.
- Who to Watch at Ideas Week: Alison Weber
Levy Restaurants’ chief innovations officer knows a thing or two about resiliency. Do you?
- Tea Party Leader Highlighted as a John
The gossip website Gawker reveals that the head of the Chicago Tea Party was arrested for soliciting a prostitute on the West Side.
- Chicago’s Week-In-Review
These were the biggest stories making headlines for the week of Sept. 24-30.
- Food Recalls Widen
First cantaloupes. Now there’s the possibility shredded Romaine lettuce may have the listeria bacteria. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at what consumers should think about when buying their food.
- Penguins Beat Blackhawks 4-2 To Remain Perfect
Steve Sullivan, Matt Cooke, Joe Vitale and Evgeni Malkin scored, and the Pittsburgh Penguins held on to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Friday night to remain perfect in preseason play.
- Your Chicago: Route 66?s Starting Point
One local tour guide tells CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan about Chicago’s connection to the Mother Road that linked the east and west coasts.
- Inside Peek: Top Police Administrators On The Hot Seat
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was invited to observe as the top ranks of the Chicago Police Department took a shellacking from the city’s new top cop, who’s on a mission to reduce crime rates.
- Tigers-Yankees Playoff Opener Suspended By Rain
The playoff opener between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees has been suspended because of rain in the second inning, perhaps wiping out the ace of each pitching staff for a few days.
- Driver Of Submerged Van Surfaces, Alive
Dolton Police found the man who drove a Toyota minivan carrying five passengers into the Cal-Sag Channel early Thursday. It turns out he was in a hospital bed all along.
- Fermilab’s legendary atom-smasher is shut down
It was the end of an era as the Tevatron accelerator was shut down Friday afternoon at Fermilab in Batavia. The once most powerful accelerator in the world had its title usurped by the Large Hadron Collider in Europe in 2009. And when the laboratory couldn’t get enough U.S. money to keep running the Tevatron a few more years as well as build new experiments, lab officials decided to focus on the…
- TeaCon organizer: Party eyes state races in 2012
With Herman Cain a featured guest at the TeaCon convention in Schaumburg this weekend, organizer Steve Stevlic talks about efforts to interconnect various tea party groups in the area, with an eye on having national and statewide impact in 2012. What’s next? Do they plan to go after House Speaker Michael Madigan? A Q and A.
- Lake GOP leader says it’s premature to talk about replacing Schmidt in Senate
With questions swirling about state Sen. Suzi Schmidt’s political future, Lake County’s Republican Party leader on Friday denied a list of potential successors has been compiled. “It would not be right to start doing that before Suzi even had a chance to make a decision,” local GOP Chairman Bob Cook said.
- Villa Park man charged in $2.8 million cocaine bust
A Villa Park man accused of possessing more than 70 pounds cocaine was ordered held Friday on bail of $2.8 million, the estimated street value of the drugs. Herasmo Herrera, 30, was arrested about 5 p.m. Thursday after DuPage County sheriff’s officers found four bricks of cocaine in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Elmhurst, authorities said.
- A 36-year-old woman dies in early morning crash near Fox Lake
One person was killed when a loaded gravel truck slammed into a car on Route 12 near Molidor Road in unincorporated Ingleside early Friday morning. Rebecca Handy, 36, who had a previous address in Round Lake, was pronounced dead at the scene of the two-vehicle crash at 6 a.m., said Wayne Hunter, chief of Administration for the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.