Fort Sheridan

(Photo Credit: Lake County Forest Preserves's Facebook)

Best Family Hikes Near Chicago

From a stroll in a city park to a hike in the woods, there are plenty of places to explore on foot with your family in the Chicago area. Here’s a list of five family hikes worth a look this spring.


(Credit: WBEZ)

The Story Of German POWs Held In Chicagoland

As World War II raged across the Atlantic, thousands of German prisoners of war were held in camps around Chicago.


North Shore School District Teachers May Strike Tomorrow

Teachers apart of the North Shore School District tell CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman, that if they can’t reach an agreement tonight during contract negotiations, they will begin striking tomorrow.

CBS 2–10/15/2012

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

New Nature Preserve Overlooks Lake On North Shore

A nature preserve overlooking Lake Michigan opens Saturday, with some artwork already built in.


Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Whooping Cough Reported Among Students

A large cluster of whooping cough cases has been identified among middle school students in Highland Park.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010