Courtney Gousman

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes, who faces DUI charges, talks with CBS 2. (CBS)

Robbins Police Chief On DUI Charges: ‘I Made A Mistake’

Johnny Holmes said he recently lost a grandson to gun violence and has also been taking care of his elderly mother. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.


A flight information board at O'Hare International Airport (Credit: CBS)

Very Busy Travel Day Ahead For Chicago Airports

Friday will be the busiest day of the holiday season at both of Chicago’s airports, a day after hundreds of flights were cancelled at O’Hare and Midway due to the snow.


Snow plow (CBS)

Chicago Area Residents Prepare For First Snowstorm Of The Season

The far northwest suburbs will be the first to get the blast of winter weather headed for the Chicago area on Thursday, and they could get the worst of the storm in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2012

Toys for Tots Parade (CBS)

Bikers Donate Gifts To Kids In Annual Chicagoland Toys For Tots Parade

Bikers participating in The Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade are donating a few hours of their time this morning to help make Christmas a bit brighter for local children. CBS2’S Courtney Gousman reports.

CBS 2–12/02/2012

Winter parking ban sign. (CBS))

About 300 Cars Towed For Violating Winter Parking Ban

Hundreds of drivers got an expensive lesson on parking in Chicago on Saturday, after their cars were towed for violating the city’s overnight winter parking ban.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks has been camping out in a tent on a vacant lot at 66th Street and King Drive, to raise money for a $15 million community center he wants to build there. A year ago, Brooks began camping out on a vacant motel at that site, to raise the $450,000 he needed to buy the motel and tear it down. (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Camping Out Again To Raise Money For Community Center

He’s at it again. The pastor who received national attention for spending 94 long days on the roof of a shuttered South Side motel is spending some more time outside.

CBS 2–11/24/2012

James Dombrowski is the owner City Tree Delivery. (CBS)

Looking For The Perfect Holiday Tree? Here Are Some Hints

CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman talked to some tree experts to get the tips you need to know before making the big decision.


Fatal crash on the Dan Ryan (CBS)

1 Dead, 4 Critically Hurt In Dan Ryan Crash

A man was killed and four others critically injured in a crash Sunday morning that shut down both directions of the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94).

CBS 2–11/18/2012

Dr. Shah (CBS)

Man Stabbed Off Magnificent Mile, Near Holiday Parade Route

A botched robbery attempt has an Oak Brook doctor in stable condition tonight.

WBBM Newsradio–11/17/2012

Mickey and Minnie Mouse ride a Magic Kingdom-themed parade float in the 2011 Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade. (Credit: CBS)

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Kicks Off Holiday Season

Saturday night, there were e a lot of smiles and excitement as Magnificent Mile lit up.

CBS 2–11/17/2012


Police Search For Driver In Deadly Hit-And-Run

Chicago police say they are now looking for a blue, gray, or dark-colored Mercury Grand Marquis in relation to a deadly hit-and-run in the city’s Belmont Central neighborhood Saturday night.

CBS 2–11/04/2012

Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Family: Fallen Firefighter ‘Was Always A Hero To Us’

Family, friends and colleagues of a “larger than life” Chicago firefighter were mourning the loss of a man who they said “was always a hero to us.”

CBS Chicago–11/03/2012


Hurricane Sandy Might Affect Your Air Travel

Sunday is typically a heavy day for air travel and right now, everyone is trying to beat Hurricane Sandy.

CBS 2–10/28/2012

One man was killed and another was injured in a fire in the Logan Square neighborhood on Oct. 27, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Man Killed, Brother Hurt In Logan Square Fire

Officials were investigating the cause of a fire that killed one man and injured his brother in the Logan Square neighborhood early Saturday.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2012

Donol E. Clark, 42, is charged with murder in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gena Chiodo. (Calumet City Police)

Boyfriend Of Missing Calumet City Woman Charged With Murder

The boyfriend of a missing Calumet City woman was charged Saturday with her murder, police announced.


North Shore School District Teachers May Strike Tomorrow

Teachers apart of the North Shore School District tell CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman, that if they can’t reach an agreement tonight during contract negotiations, they will begin striking tomorrow.

CBS 2–10/15/2012

Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia wins the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Marathon Winner Sets New Record

Kebede, 25, crossed the finish line Sunday morning with a time of 2:04:38, a new course record.


DeJae Coleman (Source: Facebook)

Hundreds Turn Out For Slain Evanston Boy’s Funeral

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday morning for the funeral of 14-year-old Dajae Coleman, the boy who was gunned down last weekend while walking home from a party on the west side of Evanston.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

CPS Football Practice

CPS Football Players Take To Field For First Time Since Strike

High school football made a comeback in a big way Saturday, as hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students took to the field for the first time since the nine-day teachers’ strike put games on hold.

CBS 2–09/22/2012

Alfaro Family

Back To Old Routine For 357,000 CPS Students

It was back to the old routine for 357,000 Chicago Public Schools students and their parents Wednesday morning, with the teachers’ strike that kept them out of school for seven days now over.

CBS 2–09/19/2012