- Dorothy Brown To Run For MayorCircuit Court Clerk has been under federal investigation for years.
- Snow, Cold Is One For The Record BooksThis Is The Coldest April In 137 Years
- Preckwinkle Elected Cook County Dem ChairHistory was made as Toni Preckwinkle became the first woman and first African American to lead the Cook County Democratic Party.
- Appeals Court Hears Calusinski's Bid For New TrialFormer daycare worker is serving 31 years for murder of 16-month-old Benjamin Kingan.
- Woman Charged With Seeking Hitman On Dark WebProsecutors said Tina Jones paid $10,000 in bitcoin to try to have lover's wife killed.
Parkland Survivor Writes Book Titled "Never Again"Two students who survived the Parkland High School massacre are writing their story in a book titled “Never Again.”
Duckworth Brings Baby Daughter On Senate FloorDuckworth gave birth to her second daughter, Maile Pearl Bowlsbey, on April 9.
Chicago Restaurant Named "Best Restaurant In The World"Chicago is home to the best restaurant in the world, according to Elite Traveler magazine.
IL Ranked 18th Best State For Millennials A new study by Wallethub ranks Illinois as the 18th best state for millennials.
GOP State Sen. Sam McCann Launches Independent Campaign For GovernorSam McCann of Plainview announced Thursday that he will challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic hopeful J.B. Pritzker.
New Website Tells Illinois' Story From Long Before Statehood A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago.
Former WWE Star Pete Gas Talks Undertaker-Rusev SituationPete Gas’s time in WWE, while filled with practical jokes, also gave him wisdom to understand the business and its personalities.
Pete Prisco Mock Draft: Giants Take DarnoldOne week out from the draft, CBSSports' Pete Prisco releases what may be his final mock draft for this season.
White Sox Guaranteed Rate Field Goes Straw-FreeThe Chicago White Sox are teaming up with the Shedd Aquarium to become the first MLB team and first Chicago sports team to reduce single-use plastic straws for the season. It's part of the Shedd Aquarium's "Shed the Straw" initiative to reduce the use of plastic straws at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Corey Chavous: Bradley Chubb Is The Top Prospect In The Draft In My EvaluationFormer NFL safety and current CBS Sports Network draft analyst breaks down some of the prospects ahead of next week's draft.
'All Muscle,' Tarik Cohen Ready To Impress Even More For Bears In 2018Matt Nagy’s new offense might lead to some eye-popping numbers for one of their most dynamic playmakers.
A's Beat White Sox 12-11 After 14 InningsThe White Sox fell to 4-11, matching their worst start since 1997.
Des Plaines Woman Held On Alleged Murder-For-Hire PlotTina Jones of Des Plaines is accused of trying to pay thousands in bitcoin to have her lover’s wife murdered.
CBS 2 News DigestSouthwest accident leads to wider engine inspections.
CBS 2 News DigestStories in the news at this hour: Des Plaines woman's 'dark web' murder plot; medical marijuana rules for children. Plus. Megan Glaros with the forecast.
Settlement made in Prince's DeathCBS 2 News at 11:00 a.m.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, April 19, 2018)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Investigation Continues in Southwest ExplosionCBS 2 News at 11:00 a.m.
Best Art Museums In The SouthwestMany of America's best art museums can be found in the American Southwest.
Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The Kentucky DerbyJust as everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, anyone can become an equestrian enthusiast on Kentucky Derby day!
Planning Your Summer Music Festival CalendarHeadliner acts in 2018 at big music festivals between Memorial Day and Labor Day include Eminem, Bruno Mars, Jack White, Blake Shelton, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt and more. Across the country, from NYC to Chicago to SF, summer festival tickets are on sale now.
Best Ways To Support Chicago's Local Music SceneSo many local artists are genuinely talented and extremely driven but your support can mean a push toward success of the national level. Support these businesses and you'll be doing a solid for Chicago artists.
Eat Your Way Across The US At America's Best DinersA look at five very carefully selected classic diners that are among the best in the US.
The Ultimate Traveler's Guide To Coachella 2018Coachella is a huge annual music festival in Greater Palm Springs, California. About a quarter of a million will attend over two weekends in April 2018. The website is a goldmine of information and answers to dozens of FAQs; highlights are here.
Investigation Continues In Southwest Flight ExplosionFederal investigators say the engine blade that broke off and triggered a deadly accident on Flight 1380 Tuesday had microscopic cracks.
Parkland Survivor Visits Thornwood High To Discuss Violence, Gun ControlOn the eve of a national walkout honoring those killed 20 years ago at Columbine High School, a girl who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was visiting with students in South Holland.
Southwest Pilot Credited For Saving LivesDespite one death, the pilot is being credited with saving the lives of the others on board, managing an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
Preckwinkle Elected Chairman of Cook County Democratic PartyCook County President Toni Preckwinkle was unanimously elected by all eighty wards and township committeemen as the new Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party.
Jeb Bush Remembers His Mother: 'She Taught Us To Serve Others'Jeb Bush spent more than an hour on stage at an Elmhurst College forum in Oak Brook, much of it talking about his mother's legacy, fondly remembering the woman he called mom.
Appeals Court Hears Calusinksi's Bid For New Trial In Toddler's DeathMelissa Calusinski’s quest for a new trail in the death of a toddler she was watching at a daycare center in 2009 moved to the Illinois Appellate Court on Wednesday, as her attorneys sought to convince three judges her trial was unfair.