As the FAA continues to make repairs to a severely damaged radar center in Aurora, flight performance at Chicago’s two airports has gradually improved as air traffic controllers have shifted to facilities in four other states to pick up the slack.
Most people are having breakfast this time of day, but a number of people already have lunch on their minds as they line up at Hot Doug’s Sausage Superstore and Encased Meat Emporium, which is closing for good on Friday.
In an alert issued Monday night, police said vehicles and trash cans had been set on fire between June and September — the latest incident on Sept. 26. Alleyways are an apparent target, the alert said.
President Barack Obama’s popularity might be wavering nationally, but it’s still pretty high in Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn was welcoming the president’s appearance at what’s expected to be a campaign fundraiser on Wednesday.
Normal service has resumed on the Blue Line, after nearly nine hours of significant delays, due to a pile of wet concrete that fell on the tracks on the Near West Side early Tuesday.
A Northwest Side man accused of viciously stabbing his live-in girlfriend and 7-year-old daughter to death nearly decapitated his child and plunged a knife so deep into the girl’s chest, the blade came out of her back, Cook County prosecutors said.
Did Michael LaPorta Jr. try to commit suicide — or did somebody else pull the trigger with an officer’s gun? More than four years later, his family is waiting for answers, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Residents of southwest suburban New Lenox cannot believe it. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
On Sept. 25 at 4:53 a.m., Arthur Hearn was walking in the 8500 block of South Cottage Grove when a man and a woman approached and pushed him down, police said.
A police source tells CBS 2 the merchandise that was stolen was worth $350,000.
The four-vehicle crash happened about 1 p.m. in the outbound lanes of I-94 near 43rd Street, Illinois State Police said in a statement.
Kenosha resident Mark Armour told police he thought he hit something on his way to work. He did.
By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — Parents: Preventing teen pregnancy just got a little less complicated. Or did it? The American Academy of Pediatrics published its recommendation, in the journal Pediatrics, that sexually active teenage girls […]
The operating company for Jewel-Osco supermarkets announced Monday that it has been notified of an attempt to steal customers’ data from the stores.
The election for Illinois Governor is still weeks away, but Republican candidate Bruce Rauner is trying to veto the idea of lawmakers voting to make permanent the 2011 income tax increase before he has a chance to take office.
The 36-year-old Naperville man accused of setting the fire at an Aurora radar facility that effectively shut down Chicago’s airports made his initial appearance in federal court Monday, and a judge ordered him held without bond.
The reward for surviving last winter’s frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.
(CBS) – “We’re here for you,” says tearful sister of FAA fire suspect Brian Howard. On Friday, the 36-year-old contract employee allegedly slit his wrists and throat in a suicide attempt after starting a fire […]
It was a day like all days on the Chicago River with kayaks, ducks, sightseeing boats and a barge hauling three story book mansions destined to be burned down this Saturday night.
A Chicago Police officer was seriously injured in a rollover crash in the North Side Uptown neighborhood Monday afternoon.
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.