Oak Lawn Churches Concerned About Proposed Homeless Shelter OrdinanceChurches say the proposed ordinance could hamper their ability to continue to house the homeless.
2 Investigators: How Police Are Preparing For Attacks At Houses Of WorshipCBS 2’s Dave Savini talks with religious leaders and law enforcement representatives about what they are doing to protect congregants.
Source: Chicago Archdiocese Discussing Possible Church ClosingsArchbishop Blase Cupich talked to about 600 priests Tuesday at the Drury Lane conference center in Oakbrook Terrace. A source said topics discussed included possible church closings.
Police: Man Burglarized Two Aurora ChurchesTerry Ayala, 48, was charged with burglary to a place of worship and unlawful use of a credit card, both felonies, according to a statement from the Aurora Police Department.
Chicago Cop Car Blares 'Sweet Home Alabama' Alongside Black ProtestersWas it a bad a choice of an iconic song? Or was it a racist message to weekend protesters? CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
On Sunday, Churches Across Chicago Will Join Police-Brutality ProtestsA number of churches are planning peaceful protests on Sunday in response to the death of unarmed black suspects in police confrontations across the U.S.
Man Charged With Stealing From Church Donation BasketsDavid A. Kost, 28, of Orland Park, was charged with two felony counts of theft from a place of worship, and one count of misdemeanor theft.
State Sen. Wants Concealed Guns Banned In ChurchesState Senator Dan Kotowski, a Democrat from Park Ridge and a former gun control lobbyist, wants churches, synagogues, mosques and other houses of prayer exempted from places where eligible gun owners will be allowed to carry concealed weapons.
Austin Churches Form Teen Program To Curb ViolenceEleven churches from the west side Austin neighborhood hope to curb violence in the community by reaching out one-on-one to teens.
Chicago Churches Comforting Mourners After Newtown TragedyChurches in Chicago have been a gathering place today for people looking for comfort, and answers.
Pastors To Open Churches In Event Of Teacher StrikeDozens of churches in the city say they plan to be open for Chicago Public Schools students next week if teachers go on strike Monday morning.
CPS Launches Summer Safe Haven ProgramThe Chicago Public Schools and 60 area churches are partnering up to try to keep kids safe this summer.