A plan to renovate a historic downtown building will benefit the prominent Chicago family that owns it, but it may not be such good news for those who pay the rent.
The second week in October is Fire Prevention Week – a great time to make sure your home is ready in case of emergency.
Scores of horses purchased by a government official who’s accused of absconding with millions of dollars can now be yours, if you have the cash.
Sweltering heat and unhealthy ozone levels are on tap for the rest of the day Saturday – a brew that usually is not good news for people with asthma.
Illinois now has a new law to keep you safe when you date online.
Tolls went up in Illinois nearly a year ago, but if you think most drivers took alternate routes to avoid paying more, you’d be wrong.
The very name “Chicago” is believed to be derived from a Potawatomie word for wild onions, and now perhaps the wildest of those onions – the one of the satirical newspaper variety, that is – calls Chicago home.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A movie bootlegger has had his last run. As WBBM Newsradio’s Felicia Middlebrooks reports, Gerardo Arellano, a suspect in a global movie piracy ring has been arrested in Chicago. LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s […]
An Elgin teen is accused of using a stranger’s apartment as a cooling center during the sweltering heat wave Tuesday.
A West Garfield Park neighborhood man apparently believed he looked enough like an alderman – or that enough people had no clue what the alderman in question looked like – to go around impersonating the city lawmaker.
A firefighter from the Will County town of Wilmington is charged with doing the opposite of his job and setting something on fire in a scheme to collect insurance money.
Chicago has been chosen as the city where the Zipcar auto sharing service will begin offering Chevrolet Volts.
A problem with nasty-tasting rusty water may finally be fixed for residents near the far west suburban community of Montgomery.
A published report Monday said the Chicago Reader was up for sale and the Chicago Sun-Times had been approached as a potential buyer, but a popular Reader columnist cast doubt on the report soon afterward.
WBBM Newsradio won awards in all five categories in the Metro Radio division of the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association 2011 Journalism Excellence Contest.
Officials in Des Plaines are considering quitting buying water from the City of Chicago, on the grounds that it is too expensive.
When it comes to water meters in Chicago, churches are getting by on a wing and a prayer.
The late Bernie Mac is getting a special honor in Chicago.
Two downtown office buildings that aren’t getting much use may soon have a new life, and young people will be the beneficiaries.
A south suburban man described as a savvy sex offender is in a lot of trouble.
- Students Disciplined For ‘Sexting’ Incident At Evanston Township HighIn a letter to parents dated Thursday, District 202 Supt. Eric Witherspoon wrote that girls sent inappropriate photos to members of the varsity baseball team.265
- Cops Crack Down On Retailers Who Sell Stolen GoodsA new law in Illinois is allowing police and retailers to work together to crack down on organized retail theft. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.117
- Jury Sides With Donald Trump In Condo Dispute With Woman, 87A federal jury has sided with developer Donald Trump -- not the 87-year-old woman who says she was cheated financially after buying two condominiums at his Trump Tower project.1056
- VIDEO: Guard Allegedly Pushes Dunbar Student Down StairsAn employee at a public high school in the Bronzeville neighborhood has been taken off the job after being recorded on cell phone video pushing a girl down a set of stairs.408
- Concealed Carry Bill Moves To House Floor, But Senate ObjectsA concealed-carry gun deal brokered by House Speaker Michael Madigan cleared a House committee Thursday, but its prospects were unclear across the Capitol in the Senate because of the way it would curb existing local gun laws.165
- Four Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash On Chicago SkywayA 25-year-old man has been cited for driving the wrong way on the Chicago Skyway, after a head-on crash with a pickup truck Thursday morning that sent four people to hospitals.232
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