Douglas Park

Needles are discovered at Chicago's Douglas Park. (CBS)

Park District Crews Working To Remove Needles From Douglas Park

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez returned to Douglas Park and found more needles, but also saw Park District crews working to pick them up.


Humboldt Park neighborhood residents who did not want Riot Fest to return to that park this year were celebrating the music festival's decision to relocate to Douglas Park, and warning residents of that area of problems they believe it will create. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Humboldt Park Residents Gloat After Riot Fest Pulls Up Stakes For Douglas Park

The decision to move the popular Riot Fest from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park was cause for celebration, and a warning, from those who didn’t want the festival back in their neighborhood.


Douglas Park (Source: Riot Fest)

Riot Fest Moving To Douglas Park

Facing backlash from the Humboldt Park community for damage caused by last year’s festival, organizers of Riot Fest have moved the annual punk rock bash to Douglas Park.


Dante Servin (Supplied photo)

Detective, Prosecutor Testify Off-Duty Cop Said He Feared For His Life When He Shot Civilians

A Chicago Police detective and Cook County prosecutor testified Thursday that off-duty police officer Dante Servin told them he opened fire toward a group of West Side partygoers because he saw a gun pointed at him.


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Best Parks To Bring Your Grill In Chicago

Although most Chicago Parks don’t provide grills, almost all of them allow you to bring your own portable grill to their picnic areas, including these three.


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Dead Man Found In Douglas Park Lagoon

Police did not know the man’s exact age, only saying he was an adult. Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation.



Woman Found Dead In West Side Park

Janice Prince, 49, of the 7900 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was found with signs of trauma to the head in Douglas Park.


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Woman Found Dead In West Side Park

A woman was found dead in a West Side park Sunday afternoon, authorities said.



South American Bird Overshoots During Migration, Ends Up In Chicago

A sharp-eyed 16-year-old birdwatcher has spotted a bedraggled visitor, who has migrated about 7,000 miles from home.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2012

A bottle of craft beer made by Lagunitas Brewing Co. (Credit: CBS)

California Beer Maker To Open Chicago Brewery

Some promising news about jobs in the Chicago area: a new survey of 300 local companies has found nearly half of them plan to hire more workers over the next few months. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has more on what one beer company has on tap. It’s news many will be toasting.

CBS 2–04/11/2012

Parish Wilson

Prosecutors: Man Killed Family Friend For Snitching About Robbery

A man was so upset that a family friend snitched about his connection to a robbery that he shot her in the head as she drove on the West Side, causing injuries that led to her death a week later, prosecutors allege.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

15th Street Fire

2 Buildings Burn On West Side

Two buildings went up in flames on the overnight in the North Lawndale neighborhood near Douglas Park.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010