Metra commuters have to deal with slippery floors because of leaks at Chicago's train stations. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Rail-Station Ruins Put Commuters At Risk

Passengers must navigate leaks and slippery floors at Chicago’s passenger rail stations. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Winter ice in Des Plaines. (CBS)

Ice May Look Rock Solid, But Beware

But just how safe is that ice? CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


Wire-framed hampers like this one allegedly have injured the eyes of children. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Children Injured By Wire Hampers

A certain kind of pop-up hamper, framed with springy wire, can be hazardous to children, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


Wire grills that clean barbecue surfaces can pose a safety risk, doctors say. (CBS)

A Danger Lurks At Your Outdoor Grill

It’s not just bacteria that cooks should worry about. CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez reports on a potential hazard that you may use before grilling.


Generic Fireworks (AP Photo/Disney, Matt Stroshane)

Fire Department: Errant Fireworks Could Spark Deadly Blazes

With the Fourth of July less than a week away, fire officials are worried that errant fireworks could start deadly fires.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2012

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley: Don’t Turn Away From Nuclear Power

Mayor Richard M. Daley says worries about nuclear plant meltdowns in Japan should not make people oppose building new nuclear power plants here in the United States.

WBBM Newsradio–03/16/2011

Blizzard Photo from viewer Gary Ohm

Massive Blizzard Wallops Chicagoland

The Blizzard of 2011 will go down in history as at least the third biggest snowstorm Chicago has ever seen, but it’s not over yet.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2011

These were taken 2/1/11 near Sherwin AV (7330N) and Sheridan Rd. (Credit Thanks Joe Herbon) Send Us Your Photos At 780photos@gmail.com

Monster Blizzard Blasts Into Chicago Area

A blizzard warning is soon to be in effect for the entire Chicago area, and officials are warning everyone to stay safe.


Nerf Gun

Nerf Gun Modifications Can Be Dangerous

Nerf guns are one of the most popular toys on the market. But on Internet sites, enthusiasts are modifying their weapons to make them shoot further and more forcefully. As CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports, they could be dangerous.

CBS 2–11/23/2010