White Sox's Abreu To Jury: I Ate Fake Passport On Way To U.S.Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu told a Miami federal jury Wednesday that he ate a chunk of a fake passport while flying to the U.S. to cover up his illegal travel as part of a Cuban ballplayer smuggling operation.
Family Who Once Lived In Cuba Reacts To Passing Of Fidel CastroThe death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in the past week has re-kindled all kinds of emotions in the people who once called Cuba “home”.
States Of Emergency Declared Due To Threat Of Hurricane MatthewFlorida and North Carolina declare state of emergency due to the threat of Hurricane Matthew.
Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall In HaitiHurricane Matthew roared into the southwestern coast of Haiti on Tuesday, threatening a largely rural corner of the impoverished country with devastating storm conditions as it headed north toward Cuba and the eastern coast of Florida.
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.