CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Watch + Listen

Latest CHICAGO Watch + Listen

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Optimistic Chicago Will Land Obama Presidential Library

Mayor Emanuel says he’s encouraged about the chances of Chicago being home to the planned Barack Obama Presidential Library.

09/16/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

War Of Words Between Hinsdale Teachers, School Board Continues

War of words today as the teachers union and school board in Hinsdale High School District 86 discuss separately the possibility of a teacher walkout a month from now.

09/16/2014

(Credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Thieves Steal $20K Worth Of High-End Bikes, Parts From North Side Store

For the second time this summer, thieves have scored big at a bike sales and rental shop on Addison and North Lake Shore Drive.

09/16/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Gary Police, Firefighters Stage Protest Calling For Pay Raise

Gary police and firefighters are staging a protest this afternoon outside City Hall as they face another year with a pay raise.

09/16/2014

Edward Holda  says he was stuck sitting to this service animal during a flight, even though he warned airline officials he was allergic. (Ed Holda)

2 Investigators: Pets, Allergic Humans Don’t Mix On Airliners

Bad reactions to dogs and other pets on planes can be severe. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

09/15/2014

The assault occurred in an alley near 99th and South Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Charged In Roseland Sex Assault Was On Electronic Monitoring For Unrelated Crime

The suspect in the sexual assault of a pregnant college student was already on electronic monitoring for an unrelated crime.

09/15/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Reassignment Of Marshall High School Principal Sparks Protest By Teachers, Parents

Some students, parents and teachers who are upset over the reassignment of the principal of Marshall High School held a protest Monday, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

09/15/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Wheeling Police Officer On Paid Leave After Fatal Accident

A Wheeling police officer is on paid leave as the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team investigates a fatal crash yesterday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

09/15/2014

Bruce Rauner. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Rauner Steps Up Attacks As Poll Numbers Fall

Behind in the latest poll, Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner is stepping up his attacks on what he calls the corruption of incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn.

09/15/2014

Merrillville Police Officer Nick Schultz (Credit: Franklin College)

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Fallen Merrillville Police Officer

Merrillville Police officer Nickolaus Schultz was only 24 and on the police force for just one year before being killed in the line of duty.

09/15/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Expert: Gas Prices Expected To Fall As Summer Ends

You might be sad to see the warm days of summer drawing to a close, but, WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger reports the change of seasons brings good news for consumers.

09/15/2014

Marc Tretsman. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Trestman: Cutler ‘Led The Way’

Chicago rallied for a crucial 28-20 win at San Francisco on Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2014

Karen Lewis. (Credit: CBS)

Karen Lewis Says Fioretti’s Candidacy Will Have ‘No Bearing’ On Her Decision

Sunday’s Mexican Independence Day parade in Little Village could feature a preview of next year’s race for mayor of Chicago.

09/14/2014

Bicycles (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

New Hiking-Biking Trail Links Botanic Garden And Forest Preserve

The one-mile link through the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Cook County Forest Preserve District’s Turnbull Woods saw immediate and heavy use.

09/13/2014

Generic CBS 2 WBBM Web

Ford Suppliers In Hammond, Ind. Go On Strike

Nearly 800 workers at a Hammond manufacturing facility that supplies seats for Ford’s Chicago plant walked off the job this morning.

09/13/2014

A lit furnace. (CBS)

It’s Cold Enough For Some To Fire Up The Furnace

Some Chicago-area residents have cried uncle after this week’s drop in temperatures. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

09/12/2014

Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Elgin Police Testing Helmet And Body Cameras

Police in the northwest suburb have been looking at “body cam” technology for about the last year.

09/12/2014

The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Itasca Residents Complain O’Hare Noise Has Gotten Worse

Some homeowners say over the last three months they can’t have a conversation in their driveways – and that’s four miles from the western edge of the airport.

09/12/2014

Alexys Fleming works on one of her popular YouTube videos. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Alexys Fleming, Champion For Diabetes Research

Alexys Fleming is a social media phenomenon and a talented artist. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

09/12/2014