Beginning September 13, 2014, CBS 2 will expand its Saturday and Sunday morning and evening newscasts by a total of three hours each weekend. In addition, the station will begin airing syndicated classic episodes of The Good Wife and Blue Bloods after its weekend 10 p.m. newscasts.
Two American aid workers sick with the Ebola virus are being brought back to the United States for treatment at Emory University in Atlanta. A Chicago doctor is talking about the risks.
Erin Kennedy has been named co-anchor of CBS 2 Chicago’s weekday morning (4:30-7:00 a.m.) newscasts. She will join Kris Gutierrez behind the station’s anchor desk beginning May 19.
Savini was arrested on Jan 4 by Naperville police after a minor car accident in a restaurant drive-thru.
Gun violence, Syria and an impression of Bill Clinton highlighted a nearly 15-minute long appearance by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Monday on the Late Show with David Letterman on CBS.
Events! Winter has finally left Chicago and it’s time to go out, eat soup, watch movies about sex, drugs and rock and roll, and watch Shakespeare (the good kind).
Poem the News — Poetry about the news?! Are you MAD?! POETRY AND THE NEWS DON’T GO TOGETHER. You’re crazy! Yes, reader, yes I am. I am crazy. Read these poems. The submit your own.
#SNOWBRAWL2013 is the most epic-est of snowball fights that will ever take place ever in the history of history. Put on your coat, some gloves, maybe some protective gear, and show up, friend. If you don’t, you just might regret not going for the rest of your miserable life.
The legendary duo of Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson signed off as anchors Thursday after a re-teaming of more than two years at CBS 2.
L’ Patron, a new, Logan Square taco joint, is more than “just another Mexican restaurant” in a neighborhood filled with them — it’s amazing.
Come walk with us at the Step Out walk on Saturday Oct. 20 at Soldier Field in Chicago, benefiting the American Diabetes Association.
Chris Martinez has been hired as a general assignment reporter for CBS 2 Chicago [WBBM-TV]. Jeff Kiernan, the station’s Vice President and News Director, made the announcement today.
CBS 2 is hoping you will join our team to Stop Diabetes!
Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.
While celebrating the second anniversary of their return to WBBM-TV, Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson today told colleagues on Tuesday that their contracts to anchor the station’s weekday 6 p.m. newscast have been extended through February 2013.
On September 22, CBS 2 Chicago (WBBM-TV) will begin broadcasting local weekend morning newscasts. The CBS 2 Chicago Weekend Morning News will air Saturday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m. and Sunday mornings from 7:00-8:00 a.m.
The summer music festival season is in full swing, and this weekend Lollapalooza, the mother of all modern-day U.S. music fests, returns to Chicago’s Grant Park for three days, August 3-5. It possesses one component many other festivals this summer do not: Culinary Director Graham Elliot.
Karaoke! It’s not for the weak. If you want to become a karaoke expert, if you think you have what it takes, this is the article for you.
Chicago Cupcake’s cupcakes are so good, which in the case of cupcakes often means so sweet that one was easily enough. You won’t be able to hop into a shop or bakery and get one of these though. Chicago Cupcakes sells their goods exclusively through the internet and, more excitingly, their food track, which traverses throughout the city.
Having been running music festivals since 2005 (R.I.P. Intonation Festival!), Pitchfork is a saavy crew of promoters at this point. No longer the minor league for Lolla, the fests now regularly trade headliners (Hot Chip and Feist have both played Lolla previously; Vampire Weekend are pulling off the rare Pitchfork-Lolla-Pitchfork appearance) and the audience might be less 20-something face-painted scenesters and more 30-year-olds with blankets. But audience-schmaudience! Let’s talk about the entertainment.