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Every three days someone living in the suburbs dies from heroin. A medication that can reverse an overdose from heroin, and other opioids, is being carried by some first responders but not others.
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will be released from prison to a halfway house early Thursday morning, and his stay there may not last long.
Police are investigating a road rage incident in Rogers Park where video captured a driver repeatedly ramming his car into another while the other driver shows off his flying kicks.
Officers Michael Lawrence and Sergio Valdez, with the Central District bicycle unit, were flagged down around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, by witnesses who led them to a man lying in the middle of Michigan Avenue. “He was not breathing. He was pale. He had no pulse. He looked like he might have been gone,” Lawrence said.
Two weeks before the election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced $5 million in new funding has become available to help small businesses in Chicago.
The Chicago Teachers Union has stepped up the fight to increase the minimum wage in Chicago, demanding better pay for non-union workers at the Chicago Public Schools, and mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia has joined their effort.
Things came full circle Tuesday night for David Letterman and the good people of Kankakee, as the city turned a gag gift from 16 years ago into a retirement gift for the Late Show host.
A new study has found distracted driving is to blame for nearly 60 percent of traffic accidents involving teenagers.
H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Northfield-based Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue in excess of $28 billion.
Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia was back in Chicago on Tuesday, following a two-day trip to the East Coast in search of campaign donations, volunteers, and Election Day help.
Suburban mother of three Shannon Ryan recorded cell phone video to document her son Nick Ryan’s heroin addiction.
Imagine this: you’re terminally ill and your doctors have tried every available drug and nothing works. Now, Indiana is trying to give hope to those who are dying and hopeless.
For the second consecutive day Tuesday, Chicago election board officials said the early voting turnout was a record.
Major reorganization and downsizing is underway at the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Social media and bullying can be a volatile combination. Author and journalist Carrie Goldman has studied the issue for five years.
Last march, Lincoln Park’s Erin Kerewich, mother of two, felt a lump in her breast. It wasn’t cancer, but shortly thereafter, she got news that gave her a lump in her throat.
A half-mile stretch of Irving Park Road near O’Hare International Airport has been closed to all traffic after truckers repeatedly ignored warnings about a low bridge, and crashed into a railroad overpass.
Several dozen activists, including clergy, staged a noisy protest outside the mayor’s office at City Hall on Tuesday, denouncing alleged police brutality, and the group managed to get an invitation for a conversation with a staff member.
The Illinois Department of Transportation had set up a detour for trucks on Irving Park Road at York Road in Bensenville, warning them of a low bridge at the new railroad flyover, which opened Sunday. Several truckers ignored the detour signs, and tried to get under the bridge anyway, but hit it instead.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on a White House task force meeting in the northwest Indiana city.