Dorothy Tucker

Englewood residents say the "Don't Shoot" signs are working. (Credit: CBS)

Englewood Residents Say “Don’t Shoot” Signs Working

When those signs went up on a stretch in Englewood, crime went down. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has this creative plea for peace in this Original Report.

07/07/2015

A Thanksgiving dinner for homeless people at the Los Angeles Mission annual turkey dinner held on November 26, 2003 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Charter School’s Freebie Offers — Dinners, Other Giveaways — Draws Criticism

Critics say prospective parents should be studying a school’s academics. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

07/06/2015

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Illinois Day Care Providers Caught In Middle Of Budget Stalemate

They won’t get paid until the state budget is passed. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, some fear the wait could kill them.

07/02/2015

Pepper Spray (Photo by Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images)

Pair Of Women Using Pepper Spray On Victims Before Swiping Purses: Police

Their tactic: a call for help. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

06/29/2015

Grandma J's restaurant in Humboldt Park. (Credit: CBS)

Burglars Break Into Humboldt Park Restaurant Weeks After Being Tagged By Graffiti

CHICAGO (CBS) — Burglars broke into a Humboldt Park restaurant this weekend, just weeks after a nasty message was spray painted on a sign. Now folks are wondering if the two are connected, reports CBS […]

06/22/2015

Bronzeville Church

Chicago Worshippers Reflect On Church Massacre: ‘It Upsets My Soul’

Parishioners at the Grant Memorial AME church in Bronzeville held a prayer service for their sister church, Emanuel AME, where nine people were gunned down by a stranger they had welcomed to the church. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

06/19/2015

Flooding on the Kankakee River. (Credit: CBS)

Homeowners Clean Up After Flood Damage, Worry About More Rain

(CBS) — One of the hardest hit areas from last night’s severe weather is Aroma Park in Kankakee County, about 62 miles south of Chicago. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker spoke to homeowners assessing the damage. […]

06/16/2015

Dust inside Willie Moore's home which he says comes from the site of the former Brach;s candy factory. (Credit: CBS)

Austin Residents Say Homes Near Former Brach’s Factory Coated In Dust

The building is long gone, but residents worry that what’s left behind could be hurting them, reports CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker.

06/15/2015

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Hackers Stole Data On Every Federal Worker: Union

A federal employee union says hackers stole personnel data and Social Security numbers for every federal employee, charging that the cyberattack on federal employee data is far worse than the Obama administration has acknowledged.

06/11/2015

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Three Robbers Target President Obama’s Kenwood Neighborhood

The holdups could be part of a coordinated effort to target men over social media, sources tell CBS 2.

06/08/2015

Travel agent Nicole Scott.

Hundreds Of Customers Accuse Indiana Travel Agent Of Fraud

Their dream vacations crushed and destination weddings ruined. Hundreds of people are accusing a Northwest Indiana travel agent of scamming them out of thousands of dollars.

05/27/2015

The Glen shopping center in Glenview. (Credit: CBS)

Business Owners Say Low Foot Traffic Causing Them To Flee Glenview Shopping Center

It was supposed to be the epicenter of Glenview known as The Glen, an ambitious project filled with shopping, housing and entertainment, but some say, it hasn’t lived up to expectations. Now there’s fear more retailers will leave.

05/26/2015

A construction accident caused the ground to erode under the CTA Yellow Line tracks at the McCormick Boulevard viaduct on Sunday, forcing the CTA to shut down the Yellow Line until repairs can be made. (Credit: CBS)

Emails Indicate Construction Mishap May Have Caused Yellow Line Collapse

Yellow Line riders are in for a long delay, as it could up a month before trains are running again, after tracks were damaged by a ground collapse.

05/19/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Courthouse Closes Amid Protest Over Teen’s Shooting Death By Officer

LaToya Howell, the mother of 17-year-old Justus Howell, led about 30 protesters onto the street in front of the Lake County Courthouse and blocked traffic.

05/15/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

No Charges Against Zion Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Justus Howell

Lake County prosecutors announced an investigation has determined a Zion police officer was justified when he shot and killed 17-year-old Justus Howell last month.

05/14/2015

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the ongoing negotiations with Iran over their nuclear program on April 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. In exchange for Iran's agreement to curb their country's nuclear proliferation, the United States would lift some of the crippling sanctions imposed. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

What Will Be Inside The Obama Presidential Library?

It will create 3,300 construction jobs, 1,900 permanent jobs and attract 40 new businesses.

05/12/2015

Shamere McKenzie (CBS)

Woman Escapes Sex Trade, Earns Degree In Criminal Justice

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has the incredible story of one woman’s journey to get an education.

05/08/2015

Robert Caulfield (CBS)

Victim Of Student Loan Con: ‘It Was Too Good To Be True’

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports someone you’d least expect to be a victim was blindsided by the pitch.

05/04/2015

Laken Tomlinson (CBS)

Chicago Mentor Program Helped Steer Lane Tech Grad To NFL Draft

Laken Tomlinson credits a Chicago-area family with introducing him to football and the importance of academics. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

A new $6 million eight-court squash facility in Woodlawn, which will allow MetroSquash to double the size of its afterschool and summer programs for students. (Credit: CBS)

New $6M MetroSquash Facility Opens In Woodlawn

An exciting new program has sprouted up in the Woodlawn neighborhood, as city officials prepared to unveil a new eight-court squash facility.

04/24/2015

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