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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

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Regulations On E-Cigarettes To Take Effect Tuesday In New York

Laws in New York and Chicago making electronic cigarettes subject to the same regulations as tobacco are taking effect Tuesday, and their sellers and users are steadfast in their opposition.

04/28/2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman poses at the 2010 Marrakech Film Festival in Marrakech, Morocco. (credit: Getty Images)

Hoffman’s Will: Son Should Be Raised In New York, Chicago Or San Francisco

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will was released Wednesday, showing that he bequeathed all his personal property to the mother of his three children.

02/19/2014

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Makes First Public Appearance Since Bridgegate Erupted

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was in Chicago Tuesday, making his first public appearance since the scandal at the George Washington Bridge came to light.

02/11/2014

Red Light Cameras BIG DL

N.J. State Lawmaker Demands Probe Of Red-Light Camera Vendor After Bribery Claims

A New Jersey state lawmaker called for an investigation Sunday, in the wake of a lawsuit alleging bribes to government officials in 13 different states by a red-light camera company.

02/09/2014

Garbage trucks plow past a Citi Bike station after winter storm Hercules on January 3, 2014 in New York, United States. The major winter snowstorm forced New York City schools to close and shut down the Long Island Expressway. Dangerously cold temperatures are predicted for the evening hours.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Polar Vortex’ Bringing Deep Freeze To Wide Swath Of U.S.

Tri-State Area residents were not the only ones suffering through a bitter blast this weekend, and some areas have seen conditions far more severe. At least 16 deaths were blamed on the snowstorm.

01/04/2014

Cold Monday

Cold Snap, Possible Snowstorm Looming In Days To Come

Cold air was moving into the Tri-State Area Monday night, and it could be setting the stage for the first major snowstorm of the season later in the week.

12/30/2013

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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.

12/17/2013

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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

One World Trade Center (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Committee Rules One World Trade Center Is Nation’s Tallest Building

The needle, measuring 408 feet tall, was more than enough to confirm Chicago is the Second City when it comes to tall buildings.

11/12/2013

Tyler Clementi's brother and mother are among those who walked across the George Washington Bridge on Nov. 10, 2013, to raise awareness about bullying. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Tyler Clementi’s Family Walks Across George Washington Bridge For First Time Since Suicide

Tyler Clementi’s mother, Jane, and brother, James, linked arm in arm with the walkers and made their way across the span for the first time since Tyler jumped from the bridge in 2010.

11/10/2013

Black Nationalist leader and Nation of Islam spokesman Malcolm X in Oxford with Eric Abrahams, right, the Student Union president, before addressing university students on the subject of extremism and liberty, 3rd December 1964.  (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Malcolm X’s Heirs Move To Block Publication Of Activist Leader’s Diary

Heirs of Malcolm X have gone to court to stop a Chicago company from publishing a diary of the activist leader’s last year.

11/09/2013

One World Trade Center And Willis Tower

Ruling Coming On Whether One World Trade Center Will Be Deemed Nation’s Tallest Building

Residents of Chicago have already seen the Willis Tower stripped of its status of the world’s tallest building and its iconic name the Sears Tower, and some are in no hurry to concede the title of the nation’s tallest building to New York.

11/09/2013

New Study Links Tylenol With Liver Damage

Lawrence Foster, J&J Exec During Tylenol Poisonings, Dies At 88

Lawrence Foster, a former Johnson & Johnson executive who helped steer the health care giant through the Tylenol poisonings in the early 1980s, has died at the age of 88.

10/20/2013

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