Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Spike From Last Month

If you have to fill up your car’s gas tank on Monday, you may be shocked at your total.


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Best Free Art Activities In Chicago

From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.


Photo Of Footsteps In Light Snow. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Continued Clouds, Light Snow Coming For Afternoon

Snow will be blowing into the Chicago in the afternoon, on this Tuesday that actually feels pretty much like February.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra Fares Rising Up To 30 Percent On Wednesday

Starting Wednesday, Metra riders will see a big increase in fares, with most riders paying 30 percent more.


Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Illinois Moving Primary Election Back To March

After a failed, short-lived experiment, the primary election in Illinois this year will be held on March 20, nearly two months later than in 2008 and 2010.


Snow Friday Morning

Latest Round Of Snow May Set Record

A snowstorm swooped into Chicago early Friday, and it could put us over the top for the snowiest February ever.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011

Megan Schulz from Forest Park went out and built an igloo in front of her apartment.  (Credit: Megan Schultz)

Monday’s Snow Puts Chicago Near February Record

Monday night’s snowfall in Chicago wasn’t enough to set an all-time record for the month of February, but it did move the city one place closer to that milestone.


Send Us Your Warm Weather Photos

What a difference two weeks makes. How are you spending the day? We’d love to see some of your warm weather pictures