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CBS Chicago

Bio CBS Chicago: The latest news, weather & sports for all of Chicagoland. Email tips to cbschicagotips@cbs.com or call 312.899.2200.
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SocialFlow : Thousands converge on Des Plaines for pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe nbcchi.com/RDr9hcl

Twitter Web App : Police are searching for a burglar who stole an urn containing the ashes of an Elmhurst familys baby from their home. abc7chicago.com/burglar-steals…

Twitter Web App : Man charged with first-degree murder in fatal shooting of nurse who was walking home from work in Little Village last month: via.wgntv.com/UpQtH

TweetDeck : JOB ALERT! This company will pay a coffee lover $5,000 to drink coffee and rule over a Scottish castle for a week. 😍☕ bit.ly/2si3uFV

Sprout Social : Maybe the aldermen who voted against Mayor Lightfoots budget would never come around to her side. But at this rate, she’ll never know. bit.ly/36jCiW6

SocialFlow : There are certain places worth visiting in your lifetime, and these mountains should be on your list. trib.al/X4ApRNe

iPhone : Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Jersey City Police, along with the families and friends of Detective Joseph Seals whose life was taken today in an apparent ambush incident. We are also praying for a speedy recovery for all officers who sustained injuries in the incident

TweetDeck : Jesse Binga was practically broke when he arrived in Chicago in the 1890s. He went on to become a successful businessman -- and so much more.

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Buffer : Hillary and other centrists still can’t stop hating on Bernie, writes Ben Joravsky. chicagoreader.com/chicago/bernie…

Twitter Web App : Chicago aldermen get an earful on eve of affordable task forces first meeting, reports South Bend Shovel Slayer. A “nightmare for prospective development or long-overdue change? chicagobusiness.com/government/ald… @crainschicago

SocialNewsDesk : Read the Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump, released today by the House of Representatives. trb.tv/pvF5j

Hootsuite Inc. : The House Judiciary Committee begins debating the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump tonight at 6 p.m. You can watch live here or tune in at 91.5 FM. ow.ly/i2n350xxWMl

iPhone : Finland’s government is led by these women 🇫🇮✌️

Sanna Marin, 34, Prime Minister

Katri Kulmuni, 32, Minister of Economic Affairs

Maria Ohisalo, 34, Minister of the Interior

Li Andersson, 32, Minister of Education

Anna-Maja Henriksson, 55, Minister of Justice twitter.com/TNiskakangas/s…

Buffer : Drexel Boulevard bike lanes will remain along the median after pushback from neighbors and cyclists.
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ctaUpdates : [Minor Delays] Howard-bound Red Line trains are running w/residual delay following an earlier mechanical problem on a train near Belmont Service is resuming, allow extra time.

Chicago Alerts : NotifyChicago: The Chicago Bulls vs the Atlanta Hawks, 7 pm tonight at the United Center. Expect additional traffic in the area.

Hootsuite Inc. : Police are almost always the first responders in cases of mental health crisis. Too often these encounters turn bad, even deadly. But police were never meant to be in charge of US mental health care. | Perspective bit.ly/2rrai49

IFTTT : Kudos to WTTW’s Matt Masterson for reporting on Jason Van Dyke’s release from the custody of federal bureau of prisons. ift.tt/2YvXW4Y

Hootsuite Inc. : Well teach you how to build a campfire 🔥 and let you enjoy it with friends, family and neighbors at Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St., today or tomorrow at Dawes Park, 8052 S. Damen Ave., from 6-8 pm. Its FREE. 👉ow.ly/Yarz30q15bb

iPhone : Not far behind George was Donald Thurman.

Police say he cat-called and tried talking to George as she walked to her car.

She ignored him.

Thurman was arrested for sexually assaulting and killing the UIC Sophomore.

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iPhone : MERRY POTHOLEMAS? HAPPY HOLEIDAYS?

We looked into the torn up streets in Irving Park last week & took concerns to the city.

Today the unsightly mess got a holly jolly makeover 🎄

Marissa Parra has the update on CBS Chicago. twitter.com/marparnews/sta…

iPhone : Just the first step. Single largest piece of criminal justice reform in the state. Thats what Cook Co States attorney Kim Foxx says about the record expungement of more than 1000 people with low level cannabis convictions. ⁦CBS Chicago

iPhone : This looks like a lot of toys, right?

They need 9 TIMES this amount or this church on the southside, known for helping thousands of Chicago families at Christmas, tells me they’ll be forced to turn people away.

Details only on CBS Chicago.

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iPhone : Illinois Governor JB Pritzker says low level cannabis conviction expungement will help open the door to life opportunities for thousands of people in the state. Recreational #pot becomes legal in IL on January 1st. ⁦CBS Chicago

Twitter Web App : Chicago park district vehicle was salting the lakefront bike trail near Oak St and accidentally slid off into Lake Michigan. Both workers are out of the water & ok. 2 right lanes still blocked with emergency equipment on NB LSD.

Twitter Web App : Checking into reports on #JuiceWRLD plane and confiscation of drugs and guns from bags on board about the time of his deadly seizure at #MidwayAirport CBS Chicago

Android : A press conference will be held Thursday morning at CPD HQ at 915am to brief reporters on the arrest prior to his initial appearance before a Judge.

iPhone : TONIGHT AT 5 & 6 CBS Chicago: The stunning video behind today’s icy accident along Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. We have the three reasons THIS patch was so dangerous.

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Facebook : St. Ethelreda School on Chicagos South Side crowned state chess champs abc7chicago.com/5732218/

iPhone : Video from a Nest camera captures the moment a Chicago Park District truck slid into Lake Michigan. Credit: Mary Dwyer
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iPhone : CPD’s Marine Unit is in the water.

2 men were able to get out of the truck before it was fully in the water.

The bike path is closed from North Ave. to Oak St.CBS Chicago

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iPhone : People seem to be finding this concept a lot harder than we thought, so heres a handy flow chart just in case anyone was having trouble.

Twitter Web App : Bernard Kersh bonded out of the Cook Co jail.

Rev. Jesse Jackson put up the $5,000 bond ($500)

Kersh was body slammed by a CPD officer on Thanksgiving after he allegedly spit/lick an officers face. CBS Chicago

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SnapStream TV Search : Rep. Scanlon on Pres. Trump: “This is exactly the type of behavior that our Founders feared most. They knew that with the awesome power of the presidency, came the risk of a president abusing that power for personal gain.” cbsn.ws/35flU8O

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iPhone : RIGHT NOW: Chicago Fire working apparent vehicle fire on the Bishop Ford.

Police blocking Southbound lanes. Traffic currently backed up for miles. CBS Chicago

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TweetDeck : Nieman Lab This is not a union fight. This is not even just journalists fight. This is a fight for local investment, for public service, for watchdogs fighting to protect your democracy, your tax dollars, your understanding and appreciation of the communities you live and work in.

iPhone : Blue Line bird

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Twitter Web App : Tim Blake Nelson talks w/ DJ Sixsmith about #WatchmenHBO, #JustMercy and working w/ Michael B. Jordan & Regina King.

Story: cbsloc.al/2P9lfQJ

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Sprinklr : YouTube is taking another step to curb hateful and violent speech on its site, announcing it will now take down videos that lob insults at people based on race, gender expression, sexual orientation or other protected attributes. cbsn.ws/2t4bhYd

Android : Glad to see Borzello is still on the staff. Based off what Ive read, hes one of the @cubs secret weapons on the coaching staff. twitter.com/Cubs/status/12…

iPhone : TONIGHT AT 5 & 6 CBS Chicago: The stunning video behind today’s icy accident along Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. We have the three reasons THIS patch was so dangerous.

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Rave Mobile Safety : NotifyChicago: The Chicago Bulls vs the Atlanta Hawks, 7 pm tonight at the United Center. Expect additional traffic in the area.

Twitter Web App : RIGHT NOW: Chicago Fire working apparent vehicle fire on the Bishop Ford.

Police blocking Southbound lanes. Traffic currently backed up for miles. CBS Chicago

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Twitter Web App : Frick committee (Marty Brennaman, Bob Costas, Jaime Jarrín, Tony Kubek, Tim McCarver, Denny Matthews, Jon Miller, Eric Nadel, Vin Scully, Bob Uecker and Dave Van Horne, David J. Halberstam, Barry Horn, Ted Patterson, Curt Smith) votes Ken Harrelson into the Baseball Hall of Fame

iPhone : My daughter asked me if I had any old shoes I could give her. When I asked why, she said Its cold, and lots of people are homeless and dont have shoes. Shes 8.

If you, too, have any gently used shoes, or coats, or pants, please collect and deliver them to a shelter.

Instagram : Sheila Smith’s new work is blowing us away! Snatch this one up before it’s gone on our online shop at projectonward.org!
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iPhone : Cubs would be stupid to trade Kris Bryant the same way the Red Sox would be stupid to trade Mookie Betts.

Pay your superstars for their prime years, don’t trade them away. twitter.com/cubs_live/stat…

iPhone : I now have $5 towards my tattoo which is honestly much more than I was even expecting twitter.com/clara_weisheit…

Twitter Web App : CLOSING SOON—In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury makes the case for a continued evaluation of Mexico’s creative landscape and contributes to discussions aimed at a more inclusive history of modern art and design: bit.ly/34c9eyb

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Twitter Media Studio : Thanks to the @globies for coming by and teaching me my new move!

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iPhone : We would like to thank
Dr. Mari Richko, Megan Marie and the whole team at the Center for Authentic Living
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for their generosity and continuous support of the 14th District !!

TweetDeck : Video from a Nest camera captures the moment a Chicago Park District truck slid into Lake Michigan. Credit: Mary Dwyer
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Twitter Web App : Clean water is key. UIC Chem Engineering Assistant Professor Sangil Kim and his lab are breaking new ground with their work on using 2D layered nanomaterials for water purification. Read about the research here: bit.ly/2PEQUbV

TweetDeck : Today in the world many Christians are persecuted and give their lives for their faith. Martyrdom is the breath of the life of a Christian, of a Christian community. There will always be martyrs among us: this is the sign that we are following the way of Jesus. #GeneralAudience

iPhone : The top ten shows in Chicago in 2019: A celebration of the explosive work of powerful women chicagotribune.com/entertainment/…