Two men are accused of stealing government loan money intended for a south suburban Ford Heights church and allegedly spending it on themselves.
Smoke was reported from the one-story building at the True Way of Life Missionary Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The fire was quickly put out, and no one was injured.
Six thousand pages of investigative reports will be made public as part of an agreement between victims’ attorneys and the Chicago Archdiocese. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
A good chunk of the building at 8th Avenue and Washington Street collapsed, but no one was injured during the blaze.
There is no way to put this delicately: There is a church in Dixon that looks like a penis.
A 39-year-old man was shot and killed in a church parking lot in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood on Wednesday.
Gang symbols and graffiti were found on the walls, floors and pews, several of which were pulled from their mounts. An antique organ was also smashed and keys pulled from the instrument.
The city is moving to have a 120-year-old church demolished after a year has passed without any repairs to structural damage caused by a storm.
CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports the plans are part commercial – but mostly spiritual.
In what appears to be a retaliatory gang attack, two people were shot — one fatally — outside a church funeral on the South Side on Monday.
Officials First Baptist Church of Hammond., Ind., said Wednesday night fired Pastor Jack Schaap admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl who is a member of the church, prompting their decision to fire him this week.
A local megachurch has withdrawn its move to buy the historic Portage Theater on Milwaukee Avenue and turn it into space for its congregation.
Corey Brooks, the “rooftop pastor” who hopes to build a community center in West Woodlawn, on Friday reached Chicago as he continues his way to Los Angeles. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
Daniel S. Blubaugh of Naperville was arrested by two officers who hid in the church after officials reported a pattern of Sunday donations coming up missing.
Federal officials are investigating after a fire broke out last weekend at a church in Geneva.
A Roman Catholic Church in Oak Park is the victim of vandalism, after two robberies in recent weeks.
A church in Indiana has removed its pastor, after he was arrested for allegedly disguising two hidden video cameras as air fresheners and hiding them in the women’s toilet stalls at the church.
A Humboldt Park church synonymous with tragedy — a 1958 fire that killed 92 children next door — will be re-dedicated this weekend. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
A Hinsdale church is on the hook for a $27,000 phone bill for calls made while the church was closed.
Police are looking for the driver who crashed an SUV into a West Side Garfield Park neighborhood church Monday morning before running away.