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- Man dies in downtown hit-and-run
A man died in a hit-and-run downtown Saturday morning, according to authorities.
- Two shot in separate Little Village, Woodlawn shootings
A man and a woman were shot within a half hour of each other in Little Village andWoodlawn on Friday night, according to police.
- Go-kart catches fire inside Hillside auto shop
Suburban fire departments responded to a fire inside a two-tenant building housing an auto shop and a rim shop in Hillside early this morning.
- Forest preserve guard accused of pot growing
Woman arrested after anonymous tip, official says
A Cook County Forest Preserve District employee has been charged with growing marijuana, county officials said Friday.
- Actress, flier share life lessons at Bronzeville high school
Marla Gibbs, of ‘Jeffersons’ fame, and onetime schoolmate Lucius Gregg, a pilot and educator, speak at Wendell Phillips HS as part of HistoryMakers back-to-school initiative
When Emmy-nominated actress Marla Gibbs attended Wendell Phillips Academy High School in the 1940s, a classmate persuaded her to skip sewing classes, a decision she still regrets.
- CTA bus strikes, injures woman on Michigan Avenue
A CTA bus struck and injured a woman trying to cross the street late this afternoon on Michigan Avenue near Wacker Drive, officials said.
- Local Football Player Killed in Ohio
Kordero Hunter shot in Dayton, Ohio nightclub.
- Elderly Woman Raped Behind Home Depot
Suspect flees on bicycle.
- Critical Violations Found at Chicago Ballpark Concessions
Dozens of violations found at Wrigley and U.S. Cellular.
- Weekend Roadmap: Falling Into Fall
LeeAnn Trotter has some tips on how to spend the first Fall weekend of the year.
- Chicago’s Week in Review
We revisit last week’s big stories.
- Amanda Bach Laid to Rest
Family, friends, strangers packed church to remember teen’s life.
- Cubs Beat Cards 5-1, Give NL Central To Brewers
Alfonso Soriano dealt the St. Louis’ wild-card hopes another serious blow with his first home run of the month, a tiebreaking three-run shot in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Cardinals 5-1 Friday night.
- Chen, Royals Too Tough For White Sox
Bruce Chen allowed two hits in eight innings and the Kansas Royals backed him with four home runs Friday night in an 11-1 romp over the Chicago White Sox.
- Your Chicago: All Saints Episcopal Church
A 19th-century wood frame church in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood has been dispensing aid to the needy for several years. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson introduces us to All Saints Episcopal Church.
- Blackhawks Top Caps 3-2 In First Preseason Win
Rookie Brandon Saad scored with 3:21 left in the third period to snap a tie, and the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Friday night for their first preseason win.
- 2 Investigators: 1 Cabbie, 116 Tickets
The case of Simon Ohiri, who has one of the worst track records, underscores loopholes in city regulations that need to be closed to protect passengers and pedestrians.
- Emanuel Friend A Poster Boy For Pension Reform
John Malatesta collects a taxpayer-assisted pension while working a public-sector job that will give him another when he retires. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on why Mayor Emanuel might want to keep a little distance from him.
- Satellite crashes through Earth’s atmosphere; location unknown
NASA says a defunct 6-ton satellite has fallen from the sky. The agency posted on its official Twitter site that the spacecraft crashed through the atmosphere early Saturday morning. A location was not immediately known. Most of it was believed to have burned up. The Upper Atmospheric Research Satellite was NASA’s biggest spacecraft to tumble out of orbit, uncontrolled, in 32 years.
- We’re on track for a colorful fall in the suburbs
With the explosive colors of summer fireworks behind us, anticipation of the bright displays of fall foliage has returned to suburban Chicago. The summer storms won’t have as much impact on the changing of the leaves as the sunshine and temperatures yet to come, an expert from Morton Arboretum in Lisle said.
- Sox GM Williams can see payroll shrinking in 2012
As the White Sox play out the season, general manager Kenny Williams is not worried about keeping his job. Instead, Williams is looking forward to getting the Sox’ ship righted for 2012.
- Naperville dentist accused of reckless homicide dies
A Naperville dentist charged with reckless homicide after an I-88 crash that killed two people died Friday, his attorney said. William A. Howe, 43, had been hospitalized at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood after the Aug. 6 crash near Lisle that killed Sher Ali Shalwani, 75, and Farzana Ali, 38, both of Elmhurst.
- Wheaton man’s condition serious after driving into Warrenville pond
A 31-year-old Wheaton man was in serious condition Friday after driving his car off I-88 and into a water retention pond in Warrenville, authorities said. The man was slumped over the wheel and unresponsive when Warrenville police arrived at the scene about 11 a.m., shortly after the car ran off the tollway and into the pond, said Illinois State Police Trooper Michelle Kistulinec.
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