April 19, 2014
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State’s First Artificial Heart Patient Dies
It started as a medical miracle: A man who desperately needed a heart transplant was given the state's first full artificial heart. It kept him alive, until something went wrong. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Man Who Shot At Mosque With Pellet Gun Gets Probation
David Conrad, 51, pleaded guilty to felony reckless discharge of a firearm and knowingly damaging school property, court records show.
Lake County Inmate On Suicide Watch Hangs Himself
Igor Karlukov fashioned his noose from a mesh laundry bag and earphone buds.
10 Years Ago This Weekend, Deadly Tornado Ripped Through Utica, Ill.
Jeremy Thorsen had just left the Milestone Tap when he saw a tornado hit the building.
Cook County Issues 1,000th Same-Sex Marriage License
Albany Park couple Tom Crisham, 36, and Andrew Rodbro, 38, received the 1000th license Friday afternoon, Clerk David Orr’s office said in a statement.
Far South Side Residents Endorse Red Line Extension
The CTA has an ambitious proposal in the works: extending the Red Line from 95th Street south to 130th, with four stops along the way. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Members Of Chicago’s Polish Community Look Forward To John Paul II’s Canonization In Rome
BS Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports they’ll be led by a man with close ties to John Paul II. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Someone You Should Know: Lady Who Came Up With The Name ‘Big Mac’
One day a product development manager approached Esther Glickstein Rose with a question: What to call a new, bigger hamburger? CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.
One Year Later, Memory Of Chicago-Area Flood Lingers
One year ago, an unrelenting storm system caused widespread flooding in the Chicago area. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Mayor Emanuel To Return $8,200 Expense For Obama Inaugural
After news broke that Rahm Emanuel stayed in an $1,800 a night hotel suite on the taxpayer’s dime, the mayor’s office on Friday said Emanuel will reimburse the city for the expense
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