Dorothy Tucker

Business owners on the block say the street lights have been out for three weeks. (Credit: George Stanton)

Street Lights Back On After Weeks-Long Outage On South Side Block

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports the street lights on Halsted between 127th and 128th had been out for the last three weeks before coming back on Tuesday evening.

01/27/2015

A baseball signed by Ernie Banks owned by collector Michael Osacky. (Credit: CBS)

Expert Says Many Owners Of Ernie Banks Memorabilia Unlikely To Sell

The passing of Cubs great Ernie Banks is prompting some fans to seek out his baseball memorabilia. There’s plenty of stuff on eBay, but experts say the not as much as you might think because as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports people with the good stuff are hoarding it.

01/26/2015

Pilgrim Baptist Church burned to the ground on Jan. 6, 2006, after workers performing repairs accidentally sparked a fire. (Credit: CBS)

Community Asks: Why Hasn’t Historic South Side Church Been Rebuilt?

Pilgrim Baptist Church was destroyed by a fire nine years ago and has never been rebuilt, despite promises and financial pledges. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/22/2015

Taxes

Big Changes Make Filing Taxes More Complicated

The IRS is open for business as tax season officially began Tuesday. That means you can begin filing your electronic or paper returns.

01/20/2015

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Investor Concerned About Delay Of Illinois Program

Neil Prabhat and his associates have spent at least $500,000–just to be considered for a license. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/15/2015

A smartphone app allows bank customers to withdraw money from an ATM without a card. (Credit: CBS)

ATM App Is Convenient, But Is It Secure?

Get ready to throw away your debit card. The new way to get cash from an ATM is with your smartphone.

01/14/2015

Washington Park

Public Hearings On U Of C’s Obama Library Sites Begin Tuesday

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at the promises of the promoters and complaints from critics.

01/12/2015

As Temperatures Rise, Frozen Pipes Could Begin To Leak

Chicago’s very cold weather brings problems, like frozen pipes, but higher temperatures forecast for next week could bring even worse problems: messy leaks.

01/09/2015

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Westmont Police Hunt For Suspect In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Of Elderly Woman

An elderly Westmont woman told authorities an armed suspect awakened her at 5 a.m. Thursday.

01/02/2015

It's been 50 years since Mai Martinez's father left Cuba as an 11-year-old boy. As a special Father's Day gift, she took him back. These are some of the images from that trip. (Credit: Mai Martinez)

Cuba Travel Restrictions Won’t Disappear Immediately

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at what you need to know before you go.

12/19/2014

Holiday shoppers pack the aisles. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Shoppers To Swarm Stores This Weekend On ‘Super Saturday’

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports what makes this weekend so special.

12/18/2014

Sam Love. (Credit: Dorothy Tucker)

Chicago 5th Grader Collecting Toys For Disaster Victims, Homeless Children

Santa is getting some big help from a little elf in Chicago this Christmas. A South Side 5th grader is collecting toys for disaster victims in the south and homeless children right here Chicago.

12/16/2014

A Lincolnshire police car (CBS)

Lincolnshire Police Investigate Sexting At Stevenson High School

Stevenson High School just two months ago sponsored a forum to discourage students from sharing inappropriate images.

12/15/2014

Frango Mint Chocolate Trio. (credit: macys.com)

Plenty Of Chicago-Made Options For Holiday Gifts

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker shares a few ideas.

12/12/2014

In this screen grab, the song "Sweet Home Alabama" plays from an unmarked police car during a racial-injustice march. (YouTube)

Chicago Cop To Be Disciplined For Blasting ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ Alongside Black Marchers

The officer said he played the anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” loudly in his squad car Sunday because he was a fan of the University of Alabama, according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department.

12/11/2014

scams

Scammers Targeting Holiday Shoppers

You’re in the holiday mood, ready to spend some money, but be careful: you could be the target of a holiday scam. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at the top five scams that could ruin your holidays.

12/09/2014

In this screen grab, the song "Sweet Home Alabama" plays from an unmarked police car during a racial-injustice march. (YouTube)

Chicago Cop Car Blares ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ Alongside Black Protesters

Was it a bad a choice of an iconic song? Or was it a racist message to weekend protesters? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

12/08/2014

Rev. Ira Acree explains how his church members will stage a protest on Sunday. (CBS)

On Sunday, Churches Across Chicago Will Join Police-Brutality Protests

A number of churches are planning peaceful protests on Sunday in response to the death of unarmed black suspects in police confrontations across the U.S.

12/05/2014

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Bargain Hunters Now Have A ‘Cyber Week’ To Clinch Good Deals

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains how Cyber Monday is morphing into Cyber Week.

12/01/2014

Photo Credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images

Experts Predict Shoppers To Spend Big On Black Friday

Shoppers may give retailers an early present this holiday shopping season. Experts are predicting that this Black Friday weekend will be the best one since before the recession hit eight years ago.

11/26/2014

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