John Madigan

Longtime CBS Chicago Fixture John Madigan Dies

John Madigan, a longtime fixture at CBS 2 and WBBM Newsradio, has died at the age of 94.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

(credit: CBS)

Free Tax Tip #5: Maximize Retirement Account Tax Savings

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: maximize retirement account tax savings!


Kris Gutierrez, morning news anchor CBS 2 Chicago. (CBS)

Kris Gutierrez Joins CBS 2 Chicago As Morning Anchor

Kris Gutierrez has been hired as the new morning news anchor at CBS 2 Chicago [WBBM-TV].


Marshall Rosenthal, a longtime Chicago journalist who spent four years as a writer and producer at CBS 2, died this week at 71. (Credit: Golden Apple Foundation)

Longtime Chicago Journalist Marshall Rosenthal Dies

Journalist Marshall Rosenthal, counted a few years as a writer for CBS 2 in his long and illustrious career, died this week at the age of 71.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Wayne Fariss

Former CBS 2 Anchorman Wayne Fariss Dies

Former CBS 2 anchorman Wayne Fariss died last week at the age of 82.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

CBS McClurg Court Studios

Columbia College Prof., Former CBS 2 Producer Rose Economou Dies

Columbia College journalism professor and former CBS 2 producer Rose Economou has died at the age of 65.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Hero's Submarine Shop

“Your Chicago” With Rob & Kate – Hero’s Submarine Sandwich Shop

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson and Kate Sullivan want to experience Chicago and its suburbs through the eyes of its viewers. So, we are asking you to tell us about your favorite place, thing or story in the Chicago area. Bring your appetite for this week’s pick, Hero’s Submarine Sandwich Shop!


Tim Weigel on the set of CBS 2. (CBS)

Dorfman: Ten Years Later, We Still Miss Tim Weigel

There are a lot of happy June sports anniversaries in Chicago. The Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championship last year, the six Bulls titles or the NBA drafts when they acquired Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Derrick Rose.

670 The Score–06/17/2011

Derrick Young

Meet Derrick Young, CBS 2’s New Traffic Reporter

We have a long-awaited winner for our Traffic Tryouts contest at CBS 2.

CBS 2–05/18/2011

CBS2 Traffic Tryouts

CBS 2 Launches Public Tryouts For New Traffic Reporter

CBS 2 is launching a contest for residents to become the station’s new morning traffic reporter.


Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

CBS 2 Adjusts Tuesday Prime Time Schedule For Election

CBS 2 is planning to expand it’s election coverage on Tuesday, and move up it’s prime time lineup by one full hour.


CBS McClurg Court Studios

Report: Former CBS 2 Anchor Bob McBride Dies

Former CBS 2 news anchor Bob McBride has died, according to published reports.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Vintage CBS 2

Longtime CBS 2 Stagehand Remembered

The Chicago broadcasting community is remembering Bernard Benjamin Klein, a television stagehand who spent his career at CBS 2 as the medium evolved from its infancy.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2010

Todd Ricketts (as he normally looks, left) disguised himself as a Wrigley Field worker for "Undercover Boss." (CBS)

Cubs Boss Goes ‘Undercover’ Sunday Night

Todd Ricketts, a member of the family that bought the North Side baseball franchise, disguised himself as someone who won the chance to work at Wrigley Field.

CBS 2–11/05/2010