Dana Kozlov

A man and a woman were killed when their motorcycle hit a concrete median on the Eisenhower Expressway at a high rate of speed early Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Friends, Family Of Motorcycle Accident Victim Outraged At Grisly Pictures Posted Online

Miranda Valles, 21, of Downers Grove was killed early Sunday when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed into a median on I-290.

06/29/2015

A man and a woman were killed when their motorcycle hit a concrete median on the Eisenhower Expressway at a high rate of speed early Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Four Killed In Pair Of Weekend Motorcycle Accidents

The summer season means more people out on motorcycles, but the pastime took a tragic turn this weekend, when four people on motorcycles were killed in two separate crashes.

06/29/2015

The spirits flow in Boystown after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in every state. (CBS)

Celebrations Erupt In Chicago After High Court Affirmation Of Same-Sex Marriage

The timing of the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide couldn’t have come at a better time for Chicago’s gay community, which is celebrating Pride Weekend.

06/26/2015

This screengrab shows a Chicago police officer shooting at a car with unarmed teens. (Chicago Reporter)

Officer Seen In Video Firing At Black Teens Fatally Shot Suspect In 2011, Family Says

(CBS) – A Chicago police officer caught on camera firing his weapon into a car of unarmed teens was involved in a fatal shooting previously, CBS 2 has learned. Now, relatives of the victim who […]

06/25/2015

Melissa Calusinski (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

New Evidence Could Exonerate Daycare Worker In Toddler’s Death

There is a push to free a woman convicted in the death of a baby at a Lincolnshire daycare.

06/24/2015

Ambulances at Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street help provide treatment to fans overcome by heat during the Blackhawks victory parade. (Credit: CBS)

Dozens Of Blackhawks Fans Overcome By Heat At Parade, Rally

With hordes of Blackhawks fans packing downtown streets and Soldier Field to celebrate the Stanley Cup champions amid temperatures in the upper 70s, many ended up needing medical attention due to the combination of crowds and heat.

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The dashcam shows the Chicago police officer firing several shots at the moving car. (Video obtained by the Chicago Reporter)

Watch: Dashcam Video Shows Chicago Police Officer Firing At Black Teens In Car

The video shows the officer firing at the car as it was backing away during a traffic stop in December 2013. Two of the teens were hurt.

06/17/2015

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Scam Artists Follow Hail Storms, Authorities Warn

The key here is for homeowners not to let contractors take advantage of them at a time when they may be vulnerable. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

06/11/2015

Former Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert arrives for his arraignment at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse on June 9, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Hastert was in court to answer charges that he knowingly lied to the FBI and intentionally evaded federal reporting requirements involving bank transactions. Hastert is alleged to have withdrawn more than $1.5 million dollars in several installments from bank accounts to make payments to an "Individual A" to cover-up sexual abuse that reportedly took place when Hastert was a teacher and wrestling coach at Yorkville High School. Since Hastert was charged, other reports of sexual abuse by Hastert have surfaced.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hastert Case Not First Media Frenzy At Dirksen Federal Building

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at some of the sad and surreal moments.

06/09/2015

Cars drive through a flooded street in Cedar Lake, Indiana, after heavy rain dumped nearly 4 inches of rain in the area on Sunday. (Credit: Larry Henderson)

Storms Cause Flooding In Northwest Indiana, Hail Hammers Southern Suburbs

More rain was expected in the Chicago area on Monday, on the heels of a storm that caused flash flooding in some areas of northwest Indiana, caused hail damage in the south suburbs, and sparked and a possible tornado near DeMotte, Indiana.

06/08/2015

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Safety Study Says Americans May Be Worrying About Wrong Things

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov shows you what you should fret about and what to forget about.

06/03/2015

The shows the dog walker kicking the dog, Chloe. (Credit: Youtube)

Dog-Walker In Abuse Video Charged With Animal Cruelty

Jonathan Stenholt faces one count of cruelty to animals, the Chicago Police Department said. Stenholt was arrested Thursday after an investigation by the department’s Animal Crimes Team, officials said.

05/28/2015

The shows the dog walker kicking the dog, Chloe. (Credit: Youtube)

Dog Owners, Beware: Little Regulation Over Pet-Walking Services

The social media outrage over of a surveillance video of a dog-walker kicking a puppy in his care raises questions about what requirements are needed to open such a business. The answer: not many. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/28/2015

The shows the dog walker kicking the dog, Chloe. (Credit: Youtube)

Watch: Owner Of West Loop Pet Care Business Kicks Dog

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the video is now sparking outrage by animal lovers all over the internet.

05/27/2015

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Info On More Than 100K Taxpayers Stolen In IRS Data Breach

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov tells us how thieves pulled it off, and what you should do now.

05/26/2015

Jazmine Longoria was reunited with her older brother, Argenis, on Thursday. (CBS/Mike Krauser)

Immigration Authorities Allow Detainee To Donate Kidney To Sister

Jazmine Longoria was reunited with her older brother, Argenis, on Thursday outside the immigration court building in the South Loop just after his release.

05/21/2015

North Side residents are fighting the proposed relocation of a Noble Charter school there. (Credit: CBS)

North Side Residents Fighting To Keep Charter School Out

It’s a switch from the usual battle cry. A group of parents and an alderman on the North Side are fighting to keep a school from opening its doors there next year.

05/20/2015

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Burglar Steals Bees From Urban Farm

The McKinley Park Community Garden lost a little of its color this month. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/18/2015

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Train Fail-Safe Years Away From Being Implemented Here

It’s called Positive Train Control and may have prevented the type of accident that occurred in Philadelphia this week. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/14/2015

Some of the women say they've been retaliated against for speaking out. (Credit: Steve Miller)

More Women Join Lawsuit Against Ford Alleging Sexual Harassment At Chicago Area Plants

A total of 33 women in the Chicago area are now suing the Ford Motor Company – claiming they were sexually harassed.

05/12/2015

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