Dick’s Sporting Goods made 7,000 bright yellow T-shirts emblazoned with “National Champions 2014 Jackie Robinson West” to celebrate the Little League team’s national title in the Little League World Series.
Rich Schmelzer, 41, was arrested by federal marshals Monday afternoon at his home in Frisco, Texas. According to Kane County prosecutors, Schmelzer traveled to East Dundee last month and fatally stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother, Mildred “Dodie” Darrington, on July 18.
The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hoping to hear arguments in a case challenging gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.
A man was denied bond Saturday for allegedly opening fire on a group of people gathered on an Austin neighborhood porch — killing one and wounding three others last month on the West Side.
A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
According to a community alert from Chicago Police, the girl was walking home from school in the 1000 block of East 63rd Street shortly before 4 p.m., when a man grabbed her from behind, and tried to pull her into a white full-sized van with painted windows.
The victims – a man, two women, and a teenage girl – were standing outside a Pizza Hut in the 6700 block of South Stony Island Avenue around 10:40 p.m., when a small white car circled around them, and someone in the car opened fire.
The alleged shooter left the scene, but was apprehended by police after they stopped his vehicle. Becker said the 34-year-old Whiting man was arrested without incident.
The man, 32, was shot in the chest about 1:20 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue.
Harvey police officer Darnell Keel was one of two officers shot in last week’s hostage situation in the south suburbs. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
CBS 2’s Dave Savini warns people about the latest drug trend, which has been described as the free-basing of marijuana.
James Balcer tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine that he’s stepping down to pursue treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder stemming from his military service in Vietnam.
Viktor Barkov got a Ruger SR40 handgun from his closet and put the gun to his son’s head, police said. “If you don’t go back to school I’m going to put a hole through your head,” he reportedly said.
The Jackie Robinson West All Stars arrived back in Chicago after winning the U.S. Little League Championship in Williamsport, Pa.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Ferguson tactics in dealing with crowds are exactly what Chicago Police are trying not to do.
A fast moving thunderstorm moving through the Chicago area Monday afternoon and brought heavy rainfall and high winds.
A man, a woman and a boy have been charged with fatally shooting one man and injuring another outside a Near North Side nightclub earlier this month.
A 16-year-old girl was struck by a motorcycle Sunday evening in north suburban Glenview, leaving both her and the driver in critical condition.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner both were getting some help from political heavyweights on the campaign trail on Monday, hoping for a boost in the race for governor.
Erasing any doubts that a group of talented Chicago Little Leaguers is the sports story of the summer, the national and international title games featuring Jackie Robinson West were the most-watched television programs over the weekend.
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.
Heavy rainfall that continued for several hours early Wednesday in the north and northwest suburbs left many streets and homes flooded.