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Behind The Plate: One-On-One With Cubs Manager Joe Maddon

CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s batting practice, just an hour before game time and Joe Maddon sports his new Cubs pullover while going over the lineup. 662 more words


Woman Struck And Killed By Car In Chatham

CHICAGO (CBS) — A young woman was killed when she was struck by a car while crossing the street in the Chatham neighborhood.

Police said the woman was trying to cross Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street around 10 p.m. 121 more words


Chicago Area Nepalis Set Up Fund To Help Quake Victims In Homeland

CHICAGO (CBS) — Leaders of Chicago’s Nepalese community are mobilizing to send help back to their homeland, after more than 3,600 people died in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake. 197 more words


Nearly 40 Years Later, Local Vietnamese Recall Fall Of Saigon

(CBS) — This week is the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. There are over 10,000 Vietnamese who relocated to Chicago in the 1970’s and they’re remembering what’s known as “Black April.” 176 more words


Thousands Walk In Grant Park To Raise Money To Help Premature Babies

(CBS) — Thousands of people walked along the lakefront Sunday morning to raise money to help premature babies.

Many families wore matching T-shirts with pictures of their preemies touting their tiny birth weights during the chilly but sunny March for Babies through Grant Park. 177 more words


Secret To Long Life? Don't Drink, Smoke Or Get Angry

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago woman has reached a milestone, turning 100 years old.

Lola Bea Marsh–“Aunt Bee”–to family, says one secret to her longevity is that she never gets angry and never has. 278 more words


Former Bear Emery Moorehead: Football 'Tough Career' But Worth It

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago public high school athletes attended a symposium Saturday on what it’s like to be drafted for the NFL.

The event took place at Chicago State University, where retired NFL players and current draft picks spoke to young athletes about what life is like before during and after making a team. 166 more words