The police at the University of Illinois at Chicago are investigating to see if a rope hanging over a fence was intended as racial intimidation–or a prank.
Some Republican lawmakers have renewed an effort to end one of the state funding sources for the Chicago Public Schools, so districts outside the city can get more money.
A 17-year-old boy who attended Taft High School was struck and killed by a Metra train on Friday, just blocks away from school.
Joe McBride, a spokesman for the Kansas City Aviation Department, said Friday that someone made a comment about a bomb, although it wasn’t clear if it was one of the 67 passengers on Flight 4222 Thursday night or if it was phoned in.
The prosecution rested in the murder trial of Orland Park busienssman Allan Kustok Thursday afternoon, but the defense did not, as expected, immediately call the alleged killer’s daughter — former Comcast Sports Network broadcaster Sarah Kustok.
A north suburban beer distributor in Lake Villa will roll out the barrel for a veteran-owned and operated recent start-up aimed to become a preeminent beverage enterprise and to provide jobs for veterans.
Alfreda Giedroj 62, is charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 6 slaying of her granddaughter, 6-month-old Vivian Summers.
After leaving a nearby nightclub with a man, a woman was stabbed several times when two people attacked them in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue.
Guye and her boyfriend, Terrance Gee, 26, of Michigan City, were arrested for drug trafficking in Oklahoma, after police there found 48 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase in their rental car.
Some criminals aren’t too smart. A Chicago-area man is under federal indictment after he allegedly imported synthetic marijuana — then reported it stolen to police.
Fire officials tell CBS 2 their efforts to fight the fire may have been hampered by snow that covered hydrants.
A new ethical discussion comes into play in the Internet age. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.
Elizabeth Ramirez is joining forces with others to get answers and action. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
The incident allegedly occurred earlier this week, during a classroom disruption. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Workers with shovels and a bulldozer spent several hours on Thursday afternoon digging and steaming out a Bronzeville couple’s vehicle.
Bill de Blasio of New York, Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, Rahm Emanuel of Chicago and Kasim Reed of Atlanta spoke Thursday at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics.
Amid a massive crop of potholes, City Hall has launched an audit and plans to enforce the one-year guarantee on asphalt. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.
Pain at the pump? CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley tells us what’s behind the latest spike.
Three people were injured, including one critically, when a car collided with a school bus on Thursday in southern Wisconsin.
The female suspect, known for wearing dark sunglasses, made a verbal demand and fled with money from the TCF Bank branch at 5516 N. Clark Street on Thursday afternoon, the FBI said.
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.
Blackhawks fans celebrated all night long and into the early morning after the Blackhawks beat the Bruins to win the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years.