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America’s Best Fall Break Destinations For College Students

Take a break from your college studies with a mini-vacation this fall at one of these top destinations for college students.

10/21/2014

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The 2015 NFL Draft Is Heading To Chicago

The 2015 NFL Draft is heading to Chicago.

10/02/2014

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Best Museums In The USA

America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.

09/25/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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Schools Need Emergency Action Plans For Children With Health Risks

A study of Chicago schools found that only 1 in 4 students with asthma and only half of children with food allergies had health emergency plans in place.

09/15/2014

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American Cities With The Best Public Transportation Systems

One of the best ways to cut down on our carbon footprint is to use mass transportation, which of course is much easier to do when cities offer convenient transit options. Find out which American cities have the best public mass transportation systems and how they have been recognized.

09/07/2014

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NFL Draft To Leave New York In 2015

The NFL is considering Los Angeles and Chicago as host cities for the next draft.

07/18/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

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Amtrak To Experiment With Allowing Pets On Trains

Amtrak officials are getting ready to launch a six-month experiment to see whether pets should be allowed aboard the passenger trains.

04/29/2014

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Study: Even Casual Pot-smoking Linked To Brain Abnormalities

Think lighting up a joint every now and then is harmless? New research out of Northwestern University and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School appears to dispute that belief.

04/16/2014

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

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Medical Research Addresses Gun Violence

Medical researchers have identified a very small population being subject to most gun violence, which may help tackle the issue.

11/19/2013

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Man Told He’s Already On Flight To Chicago In Security Mix-Up

Mistakes happen – but it’s far from comforting when they happen at the airport and when they concern security.

11/11/2013

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Warminster Man Cited For Crash That Caused Illinois Train Derailment

A Pennsylvania truck driver is being cited for a suburban Chicago crash that caused a commuter train derailment.

10/24/2013

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