CPS Leadership, Parents, Students To Rally For More Funding In SpringfieldThe rally comes just hours after the Illinois House approved Speaker Michael Madigan’s budget plan, which would add $700 million for public schools statewide, including $287 million in additional funding for CPS.
Workers Camp Out At McDonald's Headquarters In Push For $15 WageThe tent city and overnight campout was intended as a physical display of McDonald’s workers’ dismay as shareholders gather for their annual meeting.
Chicago Area Storms Cause Power Outages, Flight DelaysStorms downed trees and created standing pools of water along roadways.
2 Investigators: Complaints Pile Up Against Chicago Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed PastorOfficer Morsi Murphy called in a bogus robbery report and once arrested a woman for picking up legal prescription drugs from Walgreens. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
New System Will Recycle Harmful Substances From Chicago Water SystemThe fertilizer byproduct, called Crystal Green, can be used for agricultural and turf purposes.
Another Englewood Eyesore Razed -- Now, What?Two weeks ago, city officials knocked down a trouble property in the South Side neighborhood. CBS 2's Jim Williams talks with locals about the impact.
Couple Files Complaint After Inn Denies Them Non-Religious WeddingA mixed faith couple has filed a discrimination complaint with the state, after being told they could not have their wedding at an inn in Galena, because they wanted a non-religious ceremony.
ATF Investigates Explosion Outside Northfield HomeFederal agents are investigating an explosion Wednesday at a home in Northfield.
CPS Parents Protest Possible Cuts, Call For More State FundingChicago Public Schools parents rallied in the Loop on Wednesday, venting their frustration with warnings about severe budget cuts for next year.
Uber, Lyft Face Aldermen As Committee Considers Tougher RulesA job killer, or an attempt to level an uneven playing field? That’s the way two sides describe a proposed ordinance that would force Uber and Lyft drivers to get the same licenses as taxi drivers.
Amid Tragic Loss, A Family Fights For Cure For Rare DiseaseNoah VanHoutan died in March, not yet 12 years old, of Batten disease, a rare genetic degenerative neurological disorder.
Man Killed In ATV Crash On Southwest SidePolice said the man was riding a four-wheeler in the street around 10:30 p.m., when he ran a stop sign at the corner of 62nd Street and Austin Avenue, and crashed into an SUV.