Tahir Khan and Maria Tahir tried to get their family out, but the stairway was blocked by flames. They dropped their two youngest children out a window, to people outside the building, and then jumped to escape the flames. Their oldest son, 10-year-old Ans Khan, didn’t make it out.
For Faviola Delgado and millions more, President Obama can temporarily lift the threat of deportation.
CEO Don Orseno ran through some of the new equipment and procedures that are expected to prevent commuters from freezing on Metra platforms this winter.
Teens will no longer be able to buy smokes in the north suburb. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Robinson Elementary in Lyons District 103 called off all classes and after-school activities because so many were out with the flu.
Anticipation is building for the walk over the Chicago River by daredevil Nik Wallenda.
How long in public office is too long? That’s a key question being asked by Republican Jim Oberweis. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner came to the defense of one of his most prominent black supporters on Sunday; after Pastor Corey Brooks’ church was vandalized, and his life allegedly was threatened.
A four-year-old preschooler is the first confirmed victim to die from the virus in the U.S., and he hadn’t shown any symptoms. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on what parents should know.
“I can’t get up on Sundays and have to have those conversations all day with my son,” Cliff Hieronymus of Libertyville tells CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
The data breach left some customers understandably shaken. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Members of the Polk family explain the gift they’re offering to revamp Navy Pier’s entrance. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
The city’s landmarks commission on Thursday signed off on a project that includes a second video board, outfield signs as big as 650 square feet, light standards in the outfield and seats replacing the current bullpens down the foul lines.
Derrick Blakley, veteran reporter here at CBS2, reflects today on how the act impacted his life.
One side calls it a victory for religious freedom — the other, a setback for women’s rights. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
The vote means committee members will compel Barbara Shaw to answer questions about the $55 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.
On Sunday, residents of Beecher couldn’t believe their eyes: Cowboys on horseback, trying to corral a runaway bull. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
The federal gas tax – 18.4 cents a gallon — hasn’t gone up in 20 years, even though construction costs have. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Allen Sloma says a delayed cancer diagnosis at Hines VA Hospital almost cost him his life. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
A 73-year-old farmer died Monday after becoming trapped in a grain bin in DeKalb County, the coroner’s office said.