The first Chicago Thanksgiving for Chicago’s new archbishop, Blase Cupich, was a study in extremes. CBS 2 Chief correspondent Jay Levine reports.
A phone scammer pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service is targeting seniors and demanding money, police in north suburban Niles are warning.
Chicago area resident Serafino Alfe ended up at Loyola’s burn center the day before Thanksgiving in 2011, after an accident while deep-frying turkeys for a fundraiser dinner left him with third-degree burns.
Kennette O’Neal, 31, was pronounced dead at 5:20 a.m. in an alley in the 1000 block of Matthews Street in Gary, Ind., after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
A west suburban man had a lucky lottery ticket in his wallet for more than a month without realizing he had won $100,000.
A man is facing a felony charge of beating a police officer after he was among three people arrested in the Loop Wednesday afternoon while protesting the decision of a Missouri grand jury to not charge a Ferguson police officer with fatally shooting an unarmed 18-year-old black man.
Police said it wasn’t clear if the robbery was connected to a series of other smash-and-grab burglaries in the Chicago area over the last two months.
Shoppers may give retailers an early present this holiday shopping season. Experts are predicting that this Black Friday weekend will be the best one since before the recession hit eight years ago.
You may not want to give thanks for this: there are increasing signs that the flu season has arrived.
Three people were arrested in the Loop Wednesday afternoon while protesting the decision of a Missouri grand jury to not charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of Michael Brown.
A Chicago area turkey drive for families in need passed out 1,400 turkeys Wednesday. WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports it started on the city’s South Side in 2001.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams tells us Archbishop Blase Cupich passed out a lot more than holiday meals to those in need..
After two days of unrest in Ferguson, Mo., a small business owner was determined to open her restaurant in spite of the damage sustained in the wake of violence.
We heard what President Obama said Tuesday here in Chicago, but what does he really think? CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spoke with someone who does.
Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on 311 clemency petitions, granting less than half for crimes that stretch back to the early 1970s.
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
You’ve probably heard of the Butterball Hotline, but for two years now, Chicago-based Sara Lee has staffed a Pie Hotline.
The Chicago Cubs are preparing for the worst-case scenario with their bleacher renovation.
Storms out east have been snarling flights for many travelers ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, but for the most part, it’s been smooth sailing for people using O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday.
The city’s annual winter overnight parking ban begins at 3 a.m. Monday, according to a statement from the city Department of Streets and Sanitation. Regardless of snow, the ban will be enforced along 107 miles of arterial streets from Dec. 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015 from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m.
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.