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Aldermen have recommended the plaza next to the Old Chicago Water Tower be named in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne, the first such honor the city would give to its first and only female mayor more than 30 years after she left office.
Joey Mathews can still name all five men convicted of killing his father, Chicago Police Officer John Mathews, in Hegewisch 26 years ago, and he’s furious one of them has been coaching youth baseball in the same neighborhood, years after finishing his prison sentence.
Would your child know what to do in a school emergency? Would you know how to react? The village of Homewood on Tuesday held a critical incident drill to help everyone prepare.
Alzheimer’s researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part.
A man with a concealed carry permit got involved when he witnessed an armed robbery at a wireless store in southwest suburban Crestwood over the weekend.
A measure to require many gas stations in Chicago to sell gasoline with a higher mix of ethanol stalled in the City Council on Monday, after a marathon Finance Committee hearing.
Violent crimes and thefts on the CTA dropped by more than a third in the first half of this year, compared to the first six months of last year, city officials said Tuesday.
Some residents near Starved Rock State Park say an increase in the mining of sand — a resource used in “fracking” — could harm the land and water supplies. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
Apollo the German shepherd mix growled and approached the officer, who shot the dog and killed him in front of the homeowners’ six-year-old daughter.
Causing little attention, two men in their late-50s entered a West Side medical center on the pretense of wanting to see the dentist. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new program Monday to bridge the early childhood education gap for poverty level inner city kids.
Demonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians.
High waves on Lake Michigan have prompted a warning for boaters and swimmers, due to potentially deadly currents on the water.
Amid turmoil across the Middle East, Chicago area Muslims jammed the field at Toyota Park in Bridgeview on Monday, to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Finance Committee Chairman Ed Burke (14th) and Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) have called for a requirement that all Chicago self-serve gas stations carry E15, which they said could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and might be less expensive than regular gasoline.
Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and China’s Ma Yansong have been picked to design the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which has been planned as an addition to the Museum Campus just south of Grant Park.
A police officer apparently was shot with his own weapon in the Bucktown neighborhood, before he turned the gun on a burglary suspect, killing the man during a struggle early Monday morning.
Politicians trying to raise the minimum wage say they’ve done their part, and now it’s your turn.
An attempt to buy a cell phone might have led to the shootings of a woman and her two daughters in Hammond, Indiana.
More than 1,000 people showed up to a rally downtown Saturday to show support for Palestine. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports it started at Michigan and Congress at round 3 p.m.