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Justin Fields Training Video Goes Viral: NFL World Reacts

Whether Justin Fields is ready or not, expectations will be high for him in his second year with the Chicago Bears. But a recent video shows he's putting in the work. A recent Instagram video shows Fields using the treadmill while he's on his vacation. The video already has over 113,000 views on Twitter alone.
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Robin Baumgarten Is Engaged! Meet the Veteran WGN Anchor

Robin Baumgarten is a Chicago native and the Windy City’s favorite morning anchor. And her personal life is not free of social media curiosity either. The WGN anchor recently revealed she is in a relationship and is engaged to her mystery partner. Her followers want to know who Robin Baumgarten’s boyfriend-turned-fiancé is. However, she is keeping his identity under wraps. We reveal more about her background and family in this Robin Baumgarten wiki.
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Northwestern researchers using new device to teach pregnant women to perform their own ultrasounds

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Researchers at Northwestern Medicine are trying to combat complications during pregnancy in Chicago and around the world, but their solution doesn't involve years of training or fancy machines.Morning Insider Lauren Victory shows us how soon-to-be moms are taking charge. A happy reunion and a bundle of joy as Lauren Ratliff discussed baby number three with Dr. Amber Watters; the mom of Finnley and Blair recently went in for a check-up."Seeing the baby anytime that you're pregnant is just so miraculous," she said.But this was not your average appointment. Ratliff performed the ultrasound herself. "I was able to move...
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2 Indiana men charged with trafficking guns from Indianapolis to Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Two Indiana men were charged with federal firearm violations for trafficking 10 guns from Indianapolis to Chicago last week.Devante Brown, 27, and Corey Sartin, 19, both of Indianapolis, were charged with conspiracy and willfully dealing firearms without a license, according to federal prosecutors. Brown was also charged with illegally possessing firearms as a previously convicted felon. Both men were arrested Friday and were scheduled to make their initial court appearances Monday in Chicago.Brown and Sartin illegally sold the 10 firearms, including four semiautomatic rifles, four semiautomatic handguns and two privately-made ghost guns, to undercover law enforcement officers...
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Three children confirmed dead in basement fire in Humboldt Park

CHICAGO (CBS) – Three boys -- ages 4, 6, and 11 -- died following a fire in Humboldt Park over the weekend.The Chicago Fire Department rushed into a home near Potomac Avenue and Pulaski Road just before 12:30 a.m. Sunday.Witnesses say firefighters immediately started performing CPR on the children before rushing them to the hospital.A 4-year-old boy was taken to Saint Mary Hospital for smoke inhalation and was pronounced dead. He was identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's office as Axel Cruz.Two other boys -- Jayden Cruz, 6, and Angel Rodriguez, 11 -- also died in the fire, according to the Medical Examiner's office.Another young boy was also hospitalized in critical condition.Two adults were also injured in the fire. A 40-year-old woman was taken to West Suburban Hospital, and a 35-year-old man was taken to Saint Mary's -- both treated for smoke inhalation and in good condition.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Fire companies passed out smoke detectors and fire safety literature, and discussed the importance of fire safety to residents in the 4000 block of West Potomac Avenue Sunday. 
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Man dragged during attempted carjacking at parking garage in Streeterville

CHICAGO (CBS)-- A man was carjacked in a parked garage in Streeterville Monday morning. The victim told CBS 2 he was just getting off work when someone tried to take his car. Police said it happened around 6:30 a.m. in a garage on McClurg Court and Ontario Street by Northwestern Hospital. "As I'm coming toward my vehicle, they guy's rushing toward me, trying to get into my vehicle, at this point we are rationing for my car," the victim told CBS 2. "As he gets in the vehicle he's trying to take off."Police on the scene said a stolen vehicle from an earlier carjacking just blocks away was used as the getaway car.Though not advised by police, this is what the victim did next with the attempted carjacker at the wheel."I grabbed onto the door, he dragged me with my car," The victim said. "That's when the vehicle hit another car over there, so then he jumps out the passenger side and runs and gets into another vehicle and they take off."The victim said he did suffer some scratches on his hand.  Police say you should avoid going after your vehicle during a carjacking.
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Dixmoor Treasurer Anthony McCaskill arrested after fireworks complaint in Harvey

DIXMOOR, Ill. (CBS) -- A fireworks show in south suburban Harvey didn't go as planned – it ended with the Dixmoor village treasurer getting thrown in jail. The treasurer is now facing charges. But CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov found the Dixmoor village president is not concerned about it at all. Kozlov asked Dixmoor Treasurer Anthony McCaskill if he wanted to comment on his arrest. He replied, "I can't answer questions with the ongoing litigation going on." McCaskill is out of lockup – but as seen there, he is not saying much about the charges he is now facing....
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Gunman shot by Gary police officer

GARY, Ind. - A Gary police officer shot a gunman in a home Sunday afternoon in northwest Indiana. Police responded to a report of a male acting dangerously with a gun around 4:42 p.m. at a residence in the 2300 block of Johnson Street. While trying to make contact with...
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Teen activist, granddaughter of local NAACP leader fatally shot

Oak Park police have launched an investigation into the death of a woman who was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound in the parking lot of the BP gas station at 100 Chicago Ave. at 1:45 a.m. on June 22. The victim is 18-year-old Jailyn Logan-Bledsoe of the 100 block...
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Orland Park Police capture major theft ring

After a string of retail thefts by an organized crew, the collaborative efforts of the Orland Park Police and Chicago Police Departments have resulted in the apprehension of two offenders. The offenders frequented multiple Ulta Beauty locations regionally and were responsible for the theft of over $200,000 worth of merchandise...
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3 people shot in Lakeview East; CPD sergeant punched hours earlier

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Three people were shot in the Lakeview neighborhood early Monday morning. Police said the shooting took place around 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Barry Avenue, and Clark and Halsted streets, around 12 hours after Chicago's Pride Parade came through the neighborhood. Police said a woman and two men were standing outside when someone fired shots. A 46-year-old woman was shot in the stomach and remains in critical condition at Illinois Masonic Hospital. A 30-year-old man was shot in the knee and a 37-year-old man was shot in the leg. They are both in good condition. There were at least 40 evidence markers in...
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Recent Aldi Location Closures and Plans For the Remainder of 2022

Sudden store closings in Memphis and Chicago have renewed online rumors as to the company’s future. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:WREG.com, NBCChicago.com, Wikipedia.org, ScrapeHero.com, Statistica.com, Google.com, Mashed.com, and QuerySprout.com.
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Bond set for $5 million for suspected shooter who worked as temp employee at WeatherTech facility

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (CBS) -- Bond is set for $5 million for the man who shot and killed one worker, and critically wounded another at the WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook Saturday morning. Police said around 6:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to WeatherTech Way for reports of a person shot. Police confirmed one person has been pronounced dead, another is in critical condition, and a third victim has been released from the hospital.  The alleged shooter, who police have identified as Charles C. McKnight Jr, of Chicago, fled the building but was located at the back of a home in the 500 block of...
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Suspect in Weather Tech deadly shooting had prior criminal charges

CHICAGO (CBS) --We're learning new details about the suspect in the deadly shooting at a well known business in south suburban Bolingbrook.One person died and two others were injured at a WeatherTech facility. CBS 2's 's Shardaa Gray has more.Bond is set for $5 million for the man accused of shooting and killing one worker, and wounding two others at the WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook Saturday.Twenty-seven-year-old Charles McKnight is accused of murdering 37-year-old Central Hightower. Prosecutors said near the end of the overnight shift, employees at WeatherTech confronted McKnight, saying he robbed two coworkers and stole a watch and...
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This WR is making a strong push to make the Chicago Bears roster

If you have been following my work, you’ll know that I have already admitted to being wrong about Equanimeous St. Brown — at least in regards to how valuable the Chicago Bears view him. I can sit here and tell you all of the faults that St. Brown has in his game. I can sit here and go into details about how he hasn’t amounted to enough playing with one of the most talented quarterbacks in the NFL.
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