Brad Edwards

Taxis says the man his a transformer and rolled over several times.

Man Steals, Crashes SUV Of Good Samaritan Who Pulled Over To Help Him

It was a seriously bum deal for a Good Samaritan who tried to help another driver after a crash in Yorkville. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has the Original Report.

10/15/2014

Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Morton Grove Mayor To Carbondale: Re-Examine Student’s Mysterious Death

The official cause of death of Pravin Varughese, 19, was hypothermia. His body was found in a wooded area near the SIU campus, but his family believes Pravin might have been killed.

10/14/2014

The board at O'Hare was not encouraging for people flying to New York on Wednesday. (CBS)

Kirk, Lipinski To FAA: How Could One Person Create So Much Air-Traffic Chaos?

Two members of Illinois’ congressional delegation want answers from the FAA, which was largely silent Friday.

09/26/2014

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Retailer Pulls Red-Spattered Kent State Shirts Amid Complaints Of Bad Taste

Kent State is the college campus in Ohio where four students were killed by National Guard troops in a war protest in 1970. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

09/15/2014

Five people were removed from a Riverdale house being used as a care facility, after police found they were suffering the effects of abuse and neglect. (Credit: CBS)

5 Hospitalized For Signs Of Neglect At Home Care Facility

Five people were hospitalized over the weekend for the effects of abuse and neglect, after a startling discovery Saturday inside a south suburban home that was being used as a care facility.

09/08/2014

Harvey police officer Darnell Keel (Supplied Photo)

City Of Harvey Honors Officer Wounded In Standoff

Harvey police officer Darnell Keel was one of two officers shot in last week’s hostage situation in the south suburbs. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

08/25/2014

Actor Robin Williams speaks onstage during 'The Crazy Ones' panel discussion at the CBS, Showtime and The CW portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Parkinson’s Connection Has Some Patients Worried

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was privately battling Parkinson’s disease when he took his own life this week, according to his wife.

08/14/2014

Brandon Meyers (Supplied to CBS)

Honoring Son Lost To PTSD Suicide, Marine’s Mom Finds Her Purpose

CHICAGO (CBS) — One shot in the head. After two tours in Iraq, it took only one bullet to end a proud Marine’s life and to break a mother’s heart. Brandon Meyers of Plainfield, IL […]

08/07/2014

A Lake County, Ind. police car patrols a Gary, Ind. neighborhood. (CBS)

WATCH: Patrolling The Streets Of Gary, Ind.

At the end of a solemn day in Gary, Ind., CBS 2’s Brad Edwards hits the streets in a city titling with violence, with the head of the county’s gang unit.

07/14/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Pastor, Deacon Robbed At Gunpoint In Chatham Church

The doors were open — they always are — at Liberty Christian Center. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/11/2014

Lija Hyssong (photo provided)

Lombard Teen Dies Suddenly On Vacation

Lija Angela Yu Yin Hyssong was abandoned in China in 1998 as an infant. Eighteen months later, she was adopted by a loving couple from west suburban Chicago. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/10/2014

Shooting victim Tonya Gunn (provided photo)

Among Chicago’s Shooting Victims: Mom, 44, Attending A Barbecue

Tonya Gunn was standing outside her car in the 10900 block of South Throop Street early Monday when someone from a passing vehicle fired shots, police said.

07/07/2014

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Pride Parade Drawing More Spectators — And More Cops

City planners are trying to keep things from getting out of control, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/27/2014

Steven Zelich (Credit: Walworth County Sheriff)

Former Cop Charged In Case Of Bodies Stuffed In Suitcases

Walworth County Sheriff’s police said Steven Zelich has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse.

06/26/2014

Water generic

Rain, ‘No Wake’ Zone Spell Trouble For Riverfront Business

If it looks empty, it is — from Fox Lake to the Broken Oar, 20 miles north. Typically full slips are not. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/23/2014

Demonstrators held a march and vigil Thursday in protest of a strip club planned for Stone Park. (CBS)

Nuns’ Suit: Stone Park Strip Club Has Brought ‘Sexual Misbehavior’ And Loud Music

Nuns who earlier protested the opening of a strip club adjacent to their convent in Stone Park have slapped the village and the club with a suit that seeks to yank the curtain down on the adult entertainment.

06/16/2014

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Amid Concerns, Safe Passage Routes Lived Up To Their Name

With the school year over, a statistic emerges: There were exactly zero serious incidents of violence along the routes.

06/13/2014

Full Moon

Friday The 13th, Combined With A Full Moon And Solar Flares — Reason To Worry?

Our friends at the Adler Planetarium say everything is cool, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/12/2014

New Trier High School

New Trier Warns Parents About Lake-Jump Dare Among Students

A new trend has teenagers from New Trier High School taking a dangerous plunge called the “cold water challenge,” with students nominating each other to jump into Lake Michigan.

05/12/2014

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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested In Bolingbrook

Bolingbrook police have arrested an armed robbery suspect in the same town where a string of armed robberies has had residents on edge for weeks.

05/08/2014

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