Former Gubernatorial Candidate Starts 'Travel Club' To CubaDan Rutherford, a Pontiac Republican who served one term as state treasurer, is helping introduce others to the island nation now that relations are normalizing.
Illinois Could Reap Economic Rewards Of Ending Embargo With CubaCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports agricultural trade with Cuba is something that hits home here in Illinois.
Report: White Sox's Jose Abreu Will Visit Cuba With MLB DelegationAbreu defected in 2013, but relations have thawed between Cuba and the United States.
Chicago-Cuba Musical Exchange ContinuesThe second leg of a cultural exchange is occurring this week, CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Turning Point Part 5: Cuban-Americans Still Angry With CastrosThousands of Cuban Americans are still very angry with the Castro government.
Part 1: Cuba At A Turning Point With U.S.As the United States breaks down Cold War-era barriers with Cuba, the nation lives in a parallel universe, where old and modern co-exist.
Pope's Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives' DistrustConservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.
Top Ten Stories Of 2014The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local's top ten news stories of 2014.
Cuba Travel Restrictions Won't Disappear ImmediatelyCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at what you need to know before you go.
Traveling To Cuba: What You Need To KnowTravel to Cuba from America has been expanded upon due to a new presidential policy. Find out how this foreign policy shift will effect future travel.
Change In U.S.-Cuba Relationship Stirs Debate Among Local Cuban AmericansAfter President Obama announced a normalization of the United States’ relationship with Cuba, Cuban Americans CBS 2 spoke with are showing optimism about this historic change.
Despite Normalization, Cuban Cigars May Take Time To Hit ShelvesWhile Cuban Cigars are an icon in the smoking world, new relations with Cuba will apparently not turn that world upside down, reports WBBM’s John Cody.