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Chicago Police
February 23, 2018 - 9:10 pm
CHICAGO (CBS) -- In a poignant and heartfelt letter to the people of Chicago, the wife of late Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer thanked the city he served for "the outpouring of love and support" it showed after his violent death while apprehending a suspect in the Loop last week. Erin Bauer's...
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Stop Light
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Jim Gudas
February 23, 2018 - 8:23 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A greater amount of traffic lights in the Chicago-area are flashing due to the weather, and it appears some drivers don't know what they're supposed to do when they encounter them. The rules of the road are clear on what to do when there's a malfunctioning or flashing...
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Black Panther Media Still
Chadwick Boseman stars as Black Panther. (movie still courtesy: Disney/Marvel)
Nancy Harty
February 23, 2018 - 8:15 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- With the day off from school, 300 Chicago Public School students were treated to see "Black Panther" at a Chatham movie theater. The lobby of the Studio Movie Grill was full of students, including at least one fan dressed like the main character and some wearing bright...
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Wedding
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Jim Gudas
February 23, 2018 - 8:05 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A wedding videographer from Peotone shares his favorite stories about what went wrong at ceremonies he worked at, in hopes of helping future brides and grooms avert disasters. Jason Drake said nine out of 10 of the weddings he's worked at across the Chicago-area have...
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Reilly's Daughter
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Nancy Harty
February 23, 2018 - 7:16 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Touched by the loss of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, the owners of a southwest suburban bar are donating some of their profits on Sunday to a fund for him. Reilly's Daughter sits in a mall just across the street from the border of Chicago and heavily Irish...
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Bulletproof Vest
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Nancy Harty
February 23, 2018 - 5:12 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The day after slain Cmdr. Paul Bauer was laid to rest, hundreds of people turned out Sunday for the fourth annual pancake breakfast benefiting the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation's "Get Behind the Vest" initiative. 19th Ward Ald. Matthew O'Shea organizes the yearly...
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Judge's Gavel
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Bob Roberts
February 23, 2018 - 4:21 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- In a unanimous decision, a state appeals court Tuesday restored a $3.5 million jury award won by the family of a teen fatally shot by a Chicago police officer in 2011. Former Chicago Police Officer Marco Proano shot 19-year-old Niko Husband when investigating a report of...
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