A mysterious growth in Larry Bartoli's yard has been getting bigger and bigger ever since he had a mulberry tree removed more than 15 years ago.  He's dubbed it 'The Blob,' after the 1958 Steve McQueen film of the same name. (Credit: CBS)

‘The Blob’ Taking Over North Side Man’s Front Yard

We expect springtime to bring new growth, but something bizarre has sprouted in a North Center neighborhood family’s yard.



Chicago-Area Trees Shedding Leaves From Cool, Wet Weather

Chicago area trees have been losing leaves early because of a cool wet spring and early summer, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


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Fungus Attacking Chicago Area Dogs

One tip led to another and another, and then more. CBS 2 has learned of a fungus is attacking dogs in Chicago.