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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

FILE -- A women fires a handgun  (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

FBI: New York City No Longer Murder Capital Of America

According to the FBI’s statistics, there were 500 murders in Chicago in 2012, compared with 419 murders in New York last year, which was a record low.

09/19/2013

Protesters demonstrate outside a Wendy's in New York City to demand higher pay.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fast Food Workers To Hold One-Day Strike To Protest Low Wages

Fast food workers in New York and six other cities across the country were set to go on strike Monday, on the grounds that their wages are just too low to live on.

07/28/2013

A childhood picture of Paul Fronczak. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: DNA Test Reveals Nevada Man Is Not Who He Thought He Was

The mystery began in a Chicago hospital in 1964. Chester and Dora Fronczak had given birth to a baby boy named Paul Joseph Fronczack.

05/31/2013

Actors George Akram, Karen Olivo, Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione and Cody Green take to the stage for the curtain call at the opening night of 'West Side Story' on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on March 19, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

The Best Musicals That Have Been Made Into Movies

Ever since “Chicago” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003, Hollywood seems to be going back to Broadway for its material, like it did back in the ’50s and ’60s.

04/22/2013

BROOKLYN, NY - APRIL 20: Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets drives to the basket against Marco Belinelli #8 of the Chicago Bulls in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 20 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Copyright 2013 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Dominate Chicago 106-89 In Opening Game Of Playoff Series

Williams scored 22 points, Lopez had 21 and the Nets ripped apart the Bulls’ vaunted defense with a spectacular second quarter, when they made 16 of 20 shots.

04/20/2013

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Hawks Lose to Raptors 113-96, Tied With Chicago For #5 Seed

DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Toronto Raptors ran all over playoff-bound Atlanta, routing the Hawks 113-96 Tuesday night.

04/17/2013

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Report: Wal-Mart Scales Back Plans For New York City Store

Wal-Mart has decided to scale back plans to open its first New York City amidst staunch opposition, according to published report.

03/10/2013

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Separating Fact From Myth: The Gluten-Free Diet

How important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?

03/06/2013

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Police: Alcohol May Have Played Role In L.I. College Student’s Death

Police said Wednesday that alcohol might have played a role in the death of a Long Island teen whose body washed up on Lake Michigan, after he went missing from a party at Northwestern University outside Chicago.

02/27/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

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