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Book Warns Moms, Dads About Excessive ‘ParentSpeak’ Toward Kids

(CBS) — “You’re okay.” “Say thank you.” “Be careful.” A book called “Parent Speak” questions the well-worn phrases that parents say to their kids. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez gets the author’s take on what you should be saying instead. So, what’s the harm in saying “Good job” to your kid? “Our children want to please us and ultimately you create ...

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Two Months Into 2017, Heroin Deaths Spike In Lake County, Ind.

(CBS) – In Lake County, Ind., the number of heroin deaths rivals the number of homicides so far this year. It’s a disturbing trend that officials say is only getting worse, by the day. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports. “Our numbers are significantly up in the last 47 days,” says Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey. To say she’s alarmed about ...

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VIDEO: Man Blamed In 11-Year-Old Girl’s Shooting Death Attacked In Jail

 (CBS) — New video shows a jailhouse attack on the man charged with murdering 11-year-old Takiya Holmes. In the surveillance video released by the Cook County Sheriff’s Department, 19-year-old Antwan Jones appears to be sleeping while he’s handcuffed to a chair in a holding room before bond court Wednesday. Moments later, the 7-second surveillance video shows an inmate run up and ...

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Businesses In Little Village Close For Nationwide “Day Without Immigrants”

CHICAGO (CBS) – A nationwide campaign picked up momentum Thursday in Chicago. A boycott highlighting the contributions of immigrants to the U.S. Businesses joined the effort Thursday in the predominantly Mexican-American neighborhood of Little Village. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres has more on the story. Shops and restaurants along 26th Street generate millions of dollars for the city of Chicago, but ...

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Food Manufacturers Looking To Standardize Expiration Labels

CHICAGO (CBS) – Ever toss out food you thought was probably okay, but you just did not want to take a chance? “Sell By” and “Best If Used By” dates can be confusing. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has more on a new effort to help consumers sort it out and save money. Food Labels at the grocery store sometimes raise ...

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Shoplifters Plowed Into Vehicle During Police Chase, Killing Teen: Authorities

(CBS) — The mayor of Hammond says maybe somebody should have called off a police chase Wednesday evening that began in East Chicago and ended with a fatal wreck in his city. The vehicle police were pursuing collided with another car, killing a 13-year-old Whiting girl, Julianna Chambers, and critically injuring her grandmother. Julianna Chambers (Photo supplied to CBS) Police ...

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Ind. AMBER Alert Subject Now Charged With Her Mother’s Murder

(CBS) – Chastinea Reeves, the 15-year-old Gary, Ind. girl who was the focus of an AMBER Alert earlier this week, has now been charged in the stabbing death of her mother. Thirty-four-year-old Jamie Garnett was found dead early Monday. The Lake County Coroner’s Office says she was stabbed to death. Authorities had issued an AMBER Alert on Monday; Gary police ...

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Rick Bayless Eateries, Other Businesses Closing To Support Immigrants

CHICAGO (CBS) — Dozens of restaurants and other businesses were shutting their doors on Thursday, as part of a “Day Without Immigrants,” a nationwide protest against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. The social media-driven campaign, which involves several cities, urges foreign-born people not to go to work or school, or shop, as a way to show how immigrants help the ...

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CPD Searching For Shooter Who Killed 2 And Injured Pregnant Woman

CHICAGO (CBS) – A pregnant woman shot in the stomach in an ambush was released Wednesday from the hospital. She was in the car with her boyfriend and his nephew, two-year-old Lavontay White. Both died of gunshot wounds. RELATED: Victims On Facebook Live For The Latest Chicago Shooting To Kill A Child CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has more on Chicago ...

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Few Takers For Winter Goods This Snowless Winter

CHICAGO (CBS) — The snow that normally falls this time of year has bypassed us, for the most part, and that has left some stores high and dry. “What we’re looking at right now are a display of snow shovels,” says Herb Nolan, assistant manager of Gordon’s Ace Hardware in River North. “And also snow brushes for cars and ice ...

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Man Charged With Killing 11-Year-Old Takiya Holmes

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 11-year-old Takiya Holmes over the weekend. Antwan C. Jones was charged early Wednesday morning, according to Chicago Police News Affairs. Takiya was in a van with her mother and other relatives Saturday night, when they stopped at her mother’s workplace in the Parkway Gardens ...

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For The Sleep-Deprived, Can A Song Be The Cure?

(CBS) — Millions of Americans, women in particular, have problems falling asleep or staying asleep. A new idea may help. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey has more on what is being dubbed the “Sleep Song.” Forty-six percent of woman are sleep-deprived. Jessica Prewitt; Emilia Schobeiri; Rachel Gerson and Sarah Gulette-Johnson would try just about anything to get a few more hours ...

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At Palermo Bakery, The Couple That Works Together, Stays Together

(CBS) — This really is a sweet story for Valentine’s Day, but we’re not talking about pastries. Joe and Paula Greco first met at a wedding. They’ve been married 28 years. “We kind of eloped,” Joe tells CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole. “You didn’t think about the future, you just thought about the moment.” They’ve barely spent a moment apart since opening ...

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U. of C. Medicine Trauma Center Head Aims To Tackle Chicago Violence

CHICAGO (CBS) — The University of Chicago’s new trauma center is scheduled to be completed early next year, but the surgeon who’s heading it will do much of his work beyond the state-of-the-art building. Dr. Selwyn Rogers is on a mission to reach people beyond the hospital walls to address the city’s soaring gun violence. “We wanted to create a hospital that actually breaks down ...

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Dems And Their Allies Bash Gov. Rauner On Eve Of State Budget Address

(CBS) – One day before Gov. Rauner’s budget address, Democrats and their allies call for him to produce a full budget blueprint, while the Republican gives hints as to what his speech will contain. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more. On Valentine’s Day, homecare health workers and those they care for call Rauner heartless for insisting on reforms ...

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2 Killed In Crash In Maywood

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were killed early Tuesday when a taxi and an SUV collided in west suburban Maywood. The victims were in a taxi that was backing out of a driveway on 9th Avenue near Green Street, when an SUV slammed into them just after 3:30 a.m., according to relatives. The taxi hit a tree, and the SUV ...

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Grim Vigils: Relatives Pull For 2 Girls Shot Over The Weekend

(CBS) – Two young girls remained on life support Monday night after they were seriously wounded in separate shootings Saturday night. Kanari Gentry Bowers is 12 years old. Takiya Holmes is just 11. Both are innocent victims of Chicago’s gun violence. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports. Both girls were surrounded by family at the hospital, while their communities are ...

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Chance The Rapper’s Historic Grammy Wins Inspiring Others

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago’s own! Chance the Rapper commanded the Grammy stage Monday night in a collaboration with gospel greats, Kirk Franklin and Tamela Mann. Chance scooped up three statues, including one for best new artist. In fact, he is the first artist to win a Grammy for a streaming-only album. “Streaming,” which allows you to start using the content ...

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Doctors Are Seeing A Spike In Child Flu Cases

CHICAGO (CBS) — The amount of flu cases is rolling across the county, with doctors seeing as many as 14,000 new cases a week, and doctors say that may know what’s to blame. Johanna Flynn, a mother of two kids with runny noses and fevers, said it’s been a long couple of weeks. It’s also been a long couple of weeks ...

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Emanuel Presses Trump White House For More Federal Resources

(CBS) – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday met with top White House aides and pressed the Trump Administration for more resources on transportation and crime. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more. At the White House, Emanuel sat down with two of Trump’s closest aides: Trump son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner and Gary Cohen, a former Goldman ...

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