Chicago School Watchdog On Federal Indictment: Told You SoWendy Katten is hoping the indictment of Barbara Bryd-Bennett prompts school board members to listen to parents when they raise concerns about an issue.
Bugs Want Into Your Home As Temperatures CoolCBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports on what those pests are and why they are showing up now.
Chicago Marathon Organizers Preparing For Warm WeatherRace officials with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon were taking a wait-and-see approach to the potential for temperatures that will be warmer than ideal for runners on Sunday.
Feds: Ex-CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett To Plead Guilty To Corruption ChargesThe indictment alleges she steered no-bid contracts to SUPES for kickbacks and bribes. Byrd-Bennett, 66, of Solon, Ohio, is charged with 15 counts of mail fraud and five counts of wire fraud in the indictment.
Without Government Aid, Recovery From April Tornado Slow In FairdaleThe EF-4 tornado that hit Fairdale on April 9 has been described as the area's greatest natural disaster in generations.
Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.
Cubs Fans Celebrating Wild-Card Victory Over PiratesChicago Cubs fans all around the Chicago area are celebrating as the Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-0, in the NL wild-card game.
Financial Aid For State College Students May Soon DisappearIllinois has now gone 100 days without a budget and today, another shoe drops.
Demolition Begins For Pioneering Shopping Mall Evergreen PlazaAfter 63 years, Evergreen Plaza is meeting the wrecking ball.
Blackhawks Roll Out Red Carpet For Season OpenerJonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith and all the guys walked the long red carpet to enter the United Center.
Southwest Offer On Overbooked Chicago-Pittsburgh Flight Met With 'Howls Of Laughter'Here's a not-so-hypothetical exercise: You are on an overbooked, mid-afternooon Southwest flight to Pittsburgh, hours before the Cubs and Pirates play.
Auto Enthusiasts Get Swanky Car Condos In NapervilleNew condos are coming to Naperville, but they’re not exactly what you picture when you think condominiums. It won’t be suburbanites living in the two-story complex. It will be a home for their car collections.