CTA Board To Vote On Fare Hike For 2018It would be the first CTA fare hike in eight years. Fares for buses and trains would go up 25 cents each, and the cost of monthly passes would go up $5.
Car Shot On Dan Ryan ExpresswayPolice said the shooting was reported around 5:30 a.m. in the outbound lanes between 71t and 79th.
Hardiman, Biss Speak At Youth Summit At Malcolm X College A roomful of young activists attending a Youth Summit at Malcolm X College heard from two of the Democrats seeking the 2018 nomination for Illinois governor.
Stolen Car Crashes Into Library After Teen Shot In Chicago LawnJust after 11 p.m., a person in a black car fired shots into a grey Scion near 60th and Whipple. One of the bullets struck a 14-year-old passenger in the chest.
Judge To Dennis Hastert: Stay Away From Porn, Sex Phone NumbersFive months after leaving a federal prison, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert faces several new restrictions on his freedom.
2 Killed, 7 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across ChicagoA 20-year-old man was shot to death at 8:17 p.m. in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.
Man Injured During Violent Robbery In AuroraAnother robbery was reported less than 33 hours later at a gas station in the 1200 block of North Eola Road, police said.
Top Chicago Public Schools Attorney ResignsGeneral Counsel Ronald Marmer resigned Tuesday effective Dec. 22. CEO Forrest Claypool announced his resignation Friday.
Gov. Rauner Accuses Pritzker Of Working The Tax SystemRauner's latest campaign commercial takes another shot at J.B. Pritzker, claiming he used insider's clout to cut his property taxes.
Tammy Duckworth Slams Trump Over Tweet, Calls Him 'Cadet Bone Spurs'Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth blasted President Trump today over a conterversial tweet.
Gov. Rauner: Assessor Joe Berrios Should QuitRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday called for Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios to resign.
Council Moving To Mandate Sexual Harassment Training For All City WorkersThe ordinance backed by the Workforce Development Committee would explicitly prohibit sexual harassment by any city official, employee, laborer, or workers from employment agencies – pretty much anyone working for the city.
Protesters: Emanuel 'Back At It Again' With Plans To Close 4 Englewood SchoolsLindblom Math & Science Academy senior Jasmine Curtis drew cheers when she slammed Mayor Rahm Emanuel for, in her view, strangling neighborhood schools.
CTA Board To Vote On Fare Hike For 2018The CTA Board was scheduled to vote Wednesday afternoon on the agency’s plan to increase bus and train fares next year. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Stolen Car Crashes Into Library After Teen Shot In Chicago LawnA 14-year-old boy was shot in the chest while riding in a stolen vehicle in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood late Tuesday night, and the car ended up crashing into a public library. CBS 2's Susanna Song reports.
Former Executives Say Facebook 'Destroying How Society Works'Two people who were there when Facebook first started now say the social media site is ripping apart society. They're sounding the alarm about what it's doing to us, and more specifically kids. CBS 2's Brook Silva Braga reports.
Jones Defeats Moore In Alabama Senate RaceDemocrats across the country are celebrating, after Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. Jones is the first Democrat to win a Senate race in Alabama in 25 years. CBS 2's Laura Podesta reports.
5 Ways To Help Your 2018 Taxes -- Right NowWhat you do in the next couple of weeks could have an impact on the taxes you ended up paying next year. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Chicago Cop Up For 'Hero Of The Year' AwardCBS 2's Audrina Bigos introduces us to Jennifer Maddox.
Chicago Restaurant To Pay $339,000 In Wage-Violation Case: FedsFabulous Freddies will pay nearly $170,000 in back wages and an equal amount in damages, labor officials said.
Felony Franks Closes, Owner Looking For Jobs For Ex-Con Workers"We had seven employees when we closed the doors, and what's going to happen to them is what keeps me up at night," owner Deno Andrews said.
Plan To Convert Historic Batavia Factory Into Apartments Could Stall On Final VoteThe Batavia City Council was scheduled to vote Monday night on the zoning amendments needed to make way for the $30 million project.
Japanese Company Awarding Six Extra Vacation Days To Workers Who Don't SmokeA marketing firm has announced it is awarding its non-smoking employees six more vacation days to make up for the breaks smokers take.
New Apple Store A Hazard To Birds, Rescue Group SaysThe highly praised Apple store along the Chicago River is yet another glass structure that pose a danger to birds, one advocate says.
Florida Governor Tries To Poach Jobs From Illinois; 'Your Taxes Are Too High'Florida Gov. Rick Scott was visiting Chicago on Wednesday, trying to lure businesses from Illinois to the Sunshine State.
On Colbert's 'Late Show,' Emanuel Calls Chicago A City Trump Will 'Never Sleep In'In his first visit to Colbert’s late night talk show on CBS, the mayor offered a new anti-Trump motto for Chicago: “A city he’ll never sleep in.”
Toni Trucks: ‘I’m Proud To Be Part Of SEAL Team’Toni Trucks discusses her acting career and her work on "SEAL Team."
Bruno Mars: 'The Apollo Theater Is A Magical Place'Bruno Mars discusses his CBS television special at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
'I did not mentally prepare myself to be that hungry' 'Survivor Castoff Cole's Q&A
‘We Felt Like Rock Stars’: Josephine Skriver And Martha Hunt On Victoria’s Secret Fashion ShowVictoria's Secret Angels Josephine Skriver and Martha Hunt discuss the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in China.
Emily Axford: 'Hot Date Is Like A Buddy Comedy, But With A Relationship'Emily Axford and Brian Murphy discuss their new show "Hot Date" on Pop TV and their relationship.
2 Investigators: 4-Ounce Prescription Cream Costs $645Federal investigators who are raising questions about possible fraud, abuse and patient safety. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Condo Residents Concerned About Flammable PanelsReynobod PE, which contains a Polyethylene core, is the same kind of exterior metal paneling blamed for helping fuel the fatal fire at Grenfell Tower in London.
Risk Of Stillbirth Doubled By Sleeping On Your Back, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain say the common sleeping position can double the risk of stillbirth during the third trimester.
School Nurse Saves Choking StudentSnack time nearly turned into a tragedy last week at a Bolingbrook school. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
School Bands Together To Help Fight DiabetesStudents at St. Linus School in Oak Lawn donated a dollar to sport everything from blue wigs to blue nail polish instead of their traditional school uniforms. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Avondale Homes Plagued By Toxic-Smelling FumesIt’s been a nightmare for Sara Suh, her husband and their five-year-old daughter. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
London Bus To Run On Fuel Made Of CoffeeBritish startup company bio-bean has created a coffee-based biofuel that will power some of London's famous red, double-decker buses.
What Does Net Neutrality Rollback Mean For You?The dismantling of net neutrality rules is seen as a major shift from Obama-era policies designed to treat all websites and content equally.
New Polar Satellite System To Bring More Accurate Weather ForecastsThe Joint Polar Satellite System will give meteorologists key weather information about hurricanes, floods, blizzards, and other extreme conditions.
Facebook Wants Your Nude Pics Now To Stop Revenge Porn LaterFacebook is partnering with a small government agency called e-Safety to curb sexual images from being shared without permission.
U Of I, U Of C, Northwestern Plan $1.2 Billion Research Hub In South LoopThe universities have teamed up to create what they hope will become the next big think tank in Chicago.
U.S. Takes On Japan In Highly-Anticipated Giant Robot BattleThe titanic fight will finally be aired after an American team of engineers challenged their Japanese opponents to the duel in 2015.