Illinois is among 30 states reporting high flu activity in a season where the virus is striking earlier than usual and the main flu strain is one that tends to make people sicker.
There are no reported meningitis cases in Illinois, but as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, hundreds of patients at three Chicago-area facilities are being warned.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports there may be a new kind of heroin on the streets – one that’s even more dangerous.
City health officials say a third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a Chicago hotel, and they think they know the primary source of the bacteria.
A new report says heroin deaths in Lake and Will Counties have doubled over the last six years.
The third straight day of triple digit heat has led to the deaths of at least six people, authorities said on Friday.
After an unusually high number of student deaths this past school year, administrators at Illinois State University in downstate Normal are taking another look at their policies.
A police death investigation was under way Thursday afternoon after 6-month-old twins were found dead at a home in the Little Village neighborhood.
Demonstrators stood outside the mayor’s office to protest police brutality, though most of the alleged cases they cited happened in the suburbs, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
In an apparent tragic coincidence, two students were found dead overnight in separate dorms at Illinois State University, according to authorities who immediately ruled out foul play.
The deaths of two police detainees have been ruled suicides, but several local attorneys and activists are calling them suspicious and saying they invoke the memory of disgraced police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
Five people, including two adults and three children, have been killed in the downstate Illinois community of Emington.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White attributes the state’s top safety rating from Mothers Against Drunk Driving to widespread use of the Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device. As WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody […]
The waterfowl that have recently died en masse at the Park District’s McKinley Park, and elsewhere in the Chicago area, were suffering from avian botulism.
It was during a July heat wave sixteen years ago when Chicago was shocked by the weather’s toll.
Three people were killed in a deadly northwest suburban home invasion on Tuesday when a man broke into a home and stabbed three family members, one of whom then fatally shot him.
A northwest suburban man who took a drunken fall at his home on New Year’s Day is at least the fifth Cook County resident to die of cold-related causes this winter season.
Two firefighters doing what they loved to do most died today. Their names: Corey Ankum and Edward Stringer.