“I’m not advocating Illinois becoming a right-to-work state, but I do advocate (for) local governments being allowed to decide whether they’re right-to-work zones,” he said.
Fans of “Mister Cub” Ernie Banks crowded into Daley Plaza on Wednesday, after his statue was installed as a public tribute to arguably the most popular Cubs player of all time.
Indonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman’s mother should proceed, defending their indictment against defense arguments that it has inaccuracies and should be annulled.
Andre Williams, 26, of the 1600 block of West Juneway, was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to Evanston police.
The man who threatened a relative with a knife, prompting a west suburban hospital to go on lockdown, was arrested late Tuesday in northwest Indiana.
The crash happened about 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of 76th Street and Ashland Avenue, when a vehicle heading south on Ashland failed to stop, police said. It struck another vehicle heading west on 76th Street.
About 1:40 p.m., 23-year-old Angelo Porter was walking in the 600 block of East 51st Street, at the northern end of Washington Park, when a person approached him from behind and shot him in the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a female of her cellphone at a South Loop CTA rail station last Friday after displaying a stun gun.
The Chicago Park District said Tuesday that its decision is final, and said it will not reverse the newly-imposed ban on dogs in Maggie Daley Park. But its Grant Park Advisory council heard from both sides during a meeting Tuesday night in the park’s fieldhouse.
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower is paying tribute to “Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Tuesday evening, with the words “Mr. Cub” and the number “14” lit up on the southern face of the building.
A former west suburban man will spend 65 years in prison for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend after fatally stabbing her new boyfriend as the couple went for a walk near her Darien home.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports the street lights on Halsted between 127th and 128th had been out for the last three weeks before coming back on Tuesday evening.
Chicago Police detective have joined the investigation into the death of a Chicago woman found dead Sunday near New Buffalo, Mich.
As world leaders gathered in Poland Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a Chicago woman who survived the notorious Nazi extermination camp is recalling her painful memories. The story from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Gentlemen are packing Truefitt & Hill on Monroe to get their two pence worth.
Cook County and state public health officials say there’s been a confirmed case of the measles in the northern suburbs, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
An Illinois State Police trooper injured in a fiery crash one year ago was pressing DuPage County prosecutors to file more serious criminal charges against the trucker who allegedly caused the wreck.
By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — Small space living has become “a thing” as people look to pare down their belongings and their footprint. In Toronto, a design team has developed a “plug and play,” […]
A federal judge has sentenced twin Chicago brothers to 14 years in prison each for running a nearly $2 billion U.S. drug franchise using cocaine and heroin supplied by Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — On this day 70 years ago, Auschwitz was liberated and my grandma Miriam, a prisoner there, was set free. Unlike other prisoners, who were forced on the Death March, my […]
Stuntman Nik Wallenda braved cool temperatures and 15 mph winds as he walked 50 stories above the streets of Chicago as thousands looked on Sunday, November 2nd (Photos by Alex Goykhman).
A CTA Blue Line train jumped the tracks at the O’Hare station early Monday, after the train failed to slow down while pulling into the station, and went through the barriers at the end of the tracks.
A man wanted for murder in Georgia rammed several cars while fleeing police Sunday, before crashing on Lake Shore Drive, prompting a standoff with police that lasted more than 8 hours.
Much of the town of Washington, Ill was destroyed by a tornado on Sunday.
We asked Blackhawks fans to share their photos as they headed out to the Stanley Cup victory rally and parade.