The heads of South Side Little Leagues have largely remained silent. Until now. One president speaks out for the first time to CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
Jeb Bush hasn’t officially declared for president, but you wouldn’t know it from his speech today at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports no one’s ever said the streets around Riverside-Brookfield High School are paved with gold, but school officials are hoping to change that.
A Streamwood teenager is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of a girl, thanks to a skill he had but never thought he’d ever use.
Workers are picketing at oil plants across the country including in Whiting, Indiana. They tell CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross the strike is not about wages, but safety.
A Cook County judge has acquitted a Park Forest police officer of reckless conduct charges in the death of an elderly man who became combative with paramedics at a nursing home a year and a half ago.
The winner of Friday’s Mega Million’s $270 million jackpot has not yet come forward after the winning ticket, 26-32-44-45-58, was sold at a gas station in Glendale Heights.
Craig Taylor, facing a charge of reckless conduct, hit John Wrana with four bean bag rounds from a 12-gauge shotgun when the elderly man became unruly and threatened officers, he says.
Good cop just doing his job or a rogue police officer responsible for the death of a 95-year-old man? The question will be answered in a Markham courtroom.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talked with the police heroes a day after they sprang into action.
With most school systems shut down on late notice, Chicago area parents looking to occupy their kids scrambled for options.
He is the youngest of six and now the leader of Gary’s Catholic community.
Maximus Edward Maise arrived at one minute past midnight and may be the first Chicago-area baby to be born. But stories like that played out across the region, CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports safety is definitely being emphasized at Navy Pier, along with all the celebrating.
City Hall is sending some 400 residential high rises to court and buildings that could face stiff fines for failing to meet a January 1 fire safety deadline.
City crews were removing anti-Semitic graffiti from several garages and a small synagogue on the Far North Side on Monday.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on Christmas, an Oak Park Walgreens became a procrastinator’s paradise.
Ald. Bob Fioretti commented Monday about the Friday night robbery of Mayor Emanuel’s son outside the family’s North Side home. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley takes a look at a new law that protects the innocent.
The people who knew the late Judy Baar Topinka best were gathering Wednesday to share stories and celebrate her life, a week after the longtime Illinois politician died of complications from a stroke.