Ben Scheinkopf (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Barber Ben Scheinkopf, Holocaust Survivor

CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield introduces us to 96-year-old professional in West Rodgers Park who shows little sign of slowing down.


Samuel Higgins (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Murder And Robbery Of Elderly Man

A 29-year-old man has been charged with the murder and robbery of an 88-year-old barber, described by those who knew him as a pillar of the community.


Someone You Should Know (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Barber Frank Russo

He’s a master of the comb and scissors, and he’ll accept nothing but perfection in what he does. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.


Someone You Should Know (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Volunteer Barber Craig Foltos

CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield introduces us to a barber who uses his craft to help people during times of great stress.


Esquire Barber Shop

Wauconda Barber Shaves Playoff Beards For Charity

Three years ago after the Blackhawks won the last Stanley Cup, Tremonte’s Barber Shop saw plenty of men looking to shave of their beards. This year, owner Will Tremonte thought he’d make an event out of it.


Delmar Dunn is throwing in the his barber's towel after 55 years. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Longtime Englewood Barber

He ran a business on the South Side for more than half a century. And now barber Delmar Dunn has retired. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.



Chicago’s Best Barber Shops

While barber shops may seem like a ubiquitous dime a dozen, there’s quite a lot that can set one apart from another. Often its the little touches that make a shop special, like a particularly good value, eccentric decor, the effortless precision of a master barber with a few good jokes, complimentary beer, or the owner’s dog lounging at your feet while you wait. Here’s a list of some of the best places in town to become a regular customer at that will keep you looking tight.


Rod Blagojevich

Barber: Blagojevich’s Hair To Turn Gray In Prison

Rod Blagojevich’s barber says the former Illinois governor’s famously thick, dark hair is dyed and will turn gray within the first months of his prison term.


D.J. Moore. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

D.J. Moore’s Barber Helps Him Stay A Cut Above

Barber is a bad word to Bears fans right now, but D.J. Moore’s barber is one of his favorite people. The diminutive defensive back likes to stay a cut above – both on and off the field.

CBS 2–12/13/2011

Wayne Smith (Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged In 3rd Facebook-Related Rape

A West Pullman man charged with raping two women he met on Facebook allegedly attacked a third woman just hours before one of the other rapes, prosecutors said Wednesday.


Wayne Smith (Chicago Police Department)

Barber Accused Of Using Facebook To Attack Women

Wayne Smith, 25, allegedly communicated with one woman over the phone and through Facebook before they met in person in October 2009.