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Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works.

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Illinois Shuts Down All Community-Based, State-Run COVID-19 Testing Sites Monday

CHICAGO (CBS)– All Illinois community-based COVID-19 testing sites are closed Monday. The Illinois Department of Public Health made the announcement late Sunday night. The decision…

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Liquor Store Set On Fire In West Englewood As Riots Continued Overnight

CHICAGO (CBS)– A fire was set at a liquor store overnight in the West Englewood neighborhood as riots continued. Flames engulfed the building on Ashland….

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Boxes Litter Ground In Jefferson Park After Night Of Looting

CHICAGO (CBS)– Chicago had a long night of looting across the city, including the Jefferson Park neighborhood. Early Monday morning, boxes were thrown on the…

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Staging Area Set Up For Law Enforcement, National Guard At Guaranteed Rate Field

CHICAGO (CBS)– A staging area has been set up for law enforcement and the National Guard at Guaranteed Rate Field. Officials said 375 members of…

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George Floyd Death: Unrest, Protests, Looting In Chicago, Suburbs

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Chicago Weather: Warm Up On The Way

CHICAGO (CBS)– A warmup is on the way. Monday will be cloudy with a high temperature near 77 degrees. There is a chance for showers…

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Violent Clashes, Cars On Fire In Aurora Sunday Night

AURORA (CBS) — Clashes tonight in Aurora, as violent protesters, a group of about 70 people, set fires to cars and buildings downtown. CBS 2’s…

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Protesters Describe Experience In Jail After Being Arrested Saturday Night

CHICAGO (CBS) — With a citywide curfew in place for the second night Sunday night, we’ve heard from protests describing the ordeal after being arrested…

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Police Out In Force Amid Protests In Old Town; Laser Pointer Reportedly Directed At Officers

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police in riot gear were out in force in Old Town Sunday night amid unrest in Chicago. A laser pointed was reportedly…

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Chicago Weather: Cooler Near-Term Outlook, But Look For Summer Temps By Tuesday

CHICAGO (CBS) — After a record-setting month for rain, the end of May ended on the opposite end of the weather spectrum–cool and dry. Chicago…

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