Elephant Attraction In Grundy County Draws CriticismThe fairgrounds is the scene of an animal-rights debate. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
2 Investigators: Sued Cop's History Includes Firing 11 Bullets At Suicidal SuspectA federal judge is threatening the city of Chicago with sanctions for failing to turn over documents in the case of Chicago police officer Patrick Kelly.
Dog Retrieves Hand After Man Loses It In Firecracker ExplosionThe Chicago Fire Department says a 39-year-old man was injured in the 3900 block of North Austin by a firework equivalent to a half-stick of dynamite.
Union: Chicago Airport Security Officers Should Carry GunsThis is in the wake of the Istanbul terror attack. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
With Budget Deal, State Can Finally Put Checks In Mail To LandlordsThe Illinois secretary of state's office is on average five or six months behind in rent for its DMVs. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Good Samaritan Stabbed After Bus Altercation, Suspect Charged With DemeanorJose Santiago says he’d do it again, despite having a lung pierced by the knife wound.
House, Senate Send Stopgap Budget To Gov. RaunerRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic leaders negotiated the agreement to ensure schools open this fall and government services continue when the new fiscal year begins Friday.
Two Firms Chosen To Design Obama LibraryThe Barack Obama Foundation has chosen a New York City architectural firm to lead the design of the Obama presidential library on the South Side, but a Chicago firm not among the initial seven finalists was also selected as a partner on the job.
Illinois Budget Deal Heading For House VoteThe state’s epic budget impasse could end Thursday, as lawmakers were expected to vote on a stopgap spending plan, and a full-year education funding deal allowing schools to open in fall.
Veterinarians Raise Concerns About Anesthesia-Free Dentistry For PetsCats and dogs get their teeth cleaned just like us humans, but the procedure itself has become a controversial issue. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker explains in this Original Report.
Chicago Police Stage "Intervention" In Violence-Plagued RoselandInstead of a call from neighbors to end the violence, there was a call from Chicago police in Roseland, as officers were out in force Wednesday night, hoping neighbors will join efforts with police on the streets.
Hesitant Travelers Relieved After Arriving From TurkeyThe first flight to touch down in Chicago from Turkey after the suicide bombing at the airport in Istanbul brought many happy reunions, and a sense of relief for travelers who were at first nervous to fly.