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Gov. Pritzker Signs 4 Bills Advancing Rights For LGBTQ+ People In Illinois

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois is expanding rights for LGBTQ+ people, with Gov. JB Pritzker having signed four bills into law on Tuesday. The package of legislation expands infertility treatment coverage for same-sex couples and women over 35, allows those getting married to choose gender-neutral certificates and those already married to update their certificates as such, and repeals an old law criminalizing the transmission of HIV.
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Chicago Man Robbed By 3 Men, Then Shot By 3 Other Men

CHICAGO (CBS) — There are new details about a robbery and shooting in the Fulton River District. A 52-year-old Chicago man becomes a victim. Not once, but twice. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports police sources with knowledge of the investigation said the man was heading to his home in Presidential Towers when he was approached by three men in the 500 block of West Madison.
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Authorities Searching For Escaped Inmate Hugo Avila In West Suburban St. Charles

CHICAGO (CBS) — A manhunt is underway in west suburban Kane County, after an inmate escaped from custody Tuesday afternoon. Elgin Police said Hugo Avila, 21, was being transported to the Kane County Sheriff’s Department in connection to on felony traffic-related offenses around 1:05 p.m., when he escaped from the vehicle being used to transport him near Randall Road and Route 64 in Saint Charles.
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Cicero Man In Custody, Accused Of Burning Down West Lawn Neighborhood Walgreens Last Year

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Cicero man was in custody Tuesday on charges that he burned down a Walgreens in the West Lawn neighborhood. Jose Valdovinos, 32, was charged with arson, on allegations of “maliciously damaging and destroying” the building at 4000 W. 59th St. on Monday, June 1, 2020. The address belongs to a Walgreens store. An indictment against him was returned last month by a grand jury.
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Chicago Weather: Building Heat

CHICAGO (CBS) — A heat advisory is in place for western Illinois, for the feels-like temperature set to reach 105 degrees. The area in red below will have a heat index to 110 degrees on Wednesday. For Tuesday night, expect a stray shower or storm toward morning and muggy conditions,...
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Aldermen Urge Passage Of ‘Anjanette Young Ordinance’ Seeking Sweeping Changes To CPD Search Warrant Procedures; ‘We Have An Obligation To Change Policy’

CHICAGO (CBS) — Five months after a group of five Black alderwomen introduced a proposal for sweeping search warrant reforms for the Chicago Police Department, the measure got its first public hearing on Tuesday. The ordinance was inspired by the botched police raid of Anjanette Young’s home in February 2019,...
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Nine More States Added To Chicago Travel Advisory

CHICAGO (CBS) — Nine more states have been added to Chicago’s COVID-19 travel advisory, even as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to revise its mask guidance, and recommend that some vaccinated people wear masks indoors again. The Chicago Department of Public Health added Alabama, Alaska,...
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2021 CrossFit Games Individual Finals To Air On CBS Sunday, August 1

(CBS Local)- After a different format last year due to the COVID pandemic, the CrossFit Games return to Madison, Wisconsin this week with an in-person competition to determine which athletes in each division will earn the title of “Fittest On Earth”. The events start on Tuesday July 27 with live coverage of the individual finals on Sunday August 1 set to air on CBS Television Network.
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Baseball Report: MLB’s Trade Deadline Looms

(CBS Chicago) — With August just days away, it’s becoming easier to differentiate between the contenders and the pretenders. Also looming is MLB’s trade deadline. Friday is teams’ last chance to fill any needs going into the pennant race and, ideally, the playoffs. On the flipside, teams with expiring contracts and dwindling postseason hopes can unload players who may not be in their longer-term plans.