Parents at an Andersonville elementary school slated to close this summer said Chicago Public Schools officials have added insult to injury, with plans to dismantle some historic murals before school is even out.
Safety advocates say new construction should include indoor sprinklers to make homes more fireproof. CBS 2′s Chris Martinez looks at both sides of the debate.
Less than 24 hours after CBS 2 reported on falling concrete from a Lake Shore Drive overpass falling on a local family’s car, city crews were at the overpass, getting rid of more loose concrete.
A big chunk of concrete smashed into the hood of a Chicago area family’s car as they were driving in Streeterville this week.
Three teenage girls have been charged, and police are searching for a fourth, after they allegedly hit a 12-year-old boy with a ketchup bottle; and stole cash, jewelry, and cell phones from the boy’s home in Palatine.
Pastor Trudy Griffins showed off the basement where all of Emmanuel Faith Food Pantry’s food was stored, until flood waters soaked the basement and everything in it.
Even in the full light of day the fear is still there, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
Mayor Emanuel on Monday announced a program called “Chicago Plays” to rebuild 300 playgrounds from top to bottom over five years.
There are conflicting reports about whether Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is dead or alive. CBS 2′s Chris Martinez reports.
The first fight happened inside Proviso West’s lunchroom on Monday. Hillside police arrested 15 students, all of them taken out of the school in handcuffs.
Dan Salls put everything on the line to start his food truck business, “The Salsa Truck.” He quit his job, and emptied his wallet.
Police said Monday they’re following several leads in their search for a second suspect in an elaborate gasoline theft scheme.
Two Chicago sisters who normally leave their cars idling so the vehicles can warm up had them stolen Friday morning. CBS 2′s Chris Martinez reports.
One or two messages a week are flagged by authorities for following up, Police Chief Troy Williams says. CBS 2′s Chris Martinez reports.
Parents were attending a meeting at John Marsh Elementary School on Friday, after complaining that they weren’t officially notified about a teen’s arrest for bringing a gun to school until after they’d read about it on Facebook.
The family of a popular basketball coach who was found shot to death in a parking lot in south suburban Calumet Park was asking for help Wednesday to find the killer.
The two recent fuel leaks come in the wake of electrical panel issues in three other 787 jets in December.
The former soccer player is one of four onetime students who are suing amid allegations that sexual abuse occurred on multiple occasions.
Army Sgt. Joe Riehle was never expecting the welcome home he got on New Year’s Day, full of thank yous, hugs and handshakes.
It’s a letdown, especially hard on the kids. As many as 40 of them are there daily before or after school, most having nowhere else to go. CBS 2′s Chris Martinez reports.