CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports for police and family members, it was the end of a nightmare, wondering if 15-year-old Demarcus Jackson would be found alive.
In the wake of the resignation of Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett, the interim head of the district was pledging to work with the new Chicago Board of Education, while begging off staying in his current position on a permanent basis.
Prosecutors revealed how they think the robbery-turned murder happened, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
World Cup soccer isn’t played just for kicks, the real prize is illegal cash. That’s the allegation from federal prosecutors, who charge soccer’s overlords with taking bribes and kickbacks.
An Evanston porch collapse injured four Monday night during a holiday cookout. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley found, it’s sometimes tough even for experts to spot a hazard.
Police are searching for the driver of a car that fatally struck a 5-year-old girl Saturday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
After video surfaced showing a uniformed officer sound asleep in a squad car, Mayor Rahm Emanuel cautioned that all police shouldn’t be judged on one incident.
(CBS) — A computer hacker told the FBI he took control of a jetliner’s engines not long after he departed a flight that passed through Chicago. Is he just bragging? Or has he exposed a […]
It seems like a no-brainer, but each year airport authorities seize guns at security checkpoints, including those at Midway and O’Hare airports.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports those moms, hoping to use their painful loss, for a higher purpose.
It’s not exactly known as a trade school, but at Northwestern University, a group a Evanston residents are learning about construction while on the job.
The Chicago Teachers Union is incensed over the city’s demand that teachers accept a seven percent pay cut, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel today emphasized he’s fighting a two front battle: not just over a teachers contract, but also over pension relief from Springfield.
Panels are apparently missing from a 1989 mural by famed artist Keith Haring and Chicago public students. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
They are calling it the South Side Soap Box, but the sparkling new Method Products plant is about a whole lot more than just soap.
(CBS) — Three Chicagoans returned home from Nepal Sunday grateful to be alive after a deadly magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the country. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley was at O’Hare Airport Sunday when they arrived. All […]
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talks with parishioners and clergy members about the late cardinal.
Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.
Chicago schools chief Barbara Byrd Bennett has a relationship with SUPES Academy and its founder, Gary Solomon, that goes back many years. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley explains why they’re not exactly welcome.
Survivors of torture under former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge and victims’ supporters have long called for repayment for the suffering, pain, and often wrongful imprisonment they have suffered.