• Alstory Simon (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

    Judge Orders Inmate Freed In 1982 Double Murder

    Alstory Simon claimed his confession was coerced. Prosecutors vacated conviction after review.

  • Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

    Waukegan Teachers, School District Reach Tentative Deal

    Classes would resume Monday if teachers vote to ratify contract, after month-long strike.

  • Marcus DiPaola, a Chicago-based photojournalist, has returned from Liberia, and is monitoring himself for symptoms of Ebola. He is not considered at high risk for the disease. (Credit: Marcus DiPaola/Facebook)

    Chicago Photojournalist Monitored For Ebola

    Health workers waited more than a week to contact Marcus DiPaola after his return from Liberia.

  • Close up detail of the game "Operation." (CBS)

    Creator Of 'Operation' Needs One Himself

    John Spinello, who helped develop a pop-culture treasure, has fallen on hard times.

  • A suburban teen's bionic arm has been stolen. (video screen grab provided)

    Meanest Thief Award: Teen's Bionic Arm Stolen

    Sammy Luther was born without a left arm, but technology came to his aid. CBS 2's Mike Parker...