Medical Marijuana Advocates Cheer Gov. Rauner's About-Face On Program ExpansionAn agreement adds post-traumatic stress syndrome and terminal illnesses to the list of qualifying conditions.
Gov. Rauner Signals Support Of Medical Marijuana ExpansionRepublican Bruce Rauner has previously rejected attempts at expansion.
Generation Heroin: Recovering Addict Sets Up One-Of-A-Kind Sober BarYou'd never know by looking at him, but Chris Reed is the new face of addiction. He's clean-cut, fresh-faced, well-dressed, and well-spoken. He grew up in Algonquin and attended Jacobs High School.
New System Will Recycle Harmful Substances From Chicago Water SystemThe fertilizer byproduct, called Crystal Green, can be used for agricultural and turf purposes.
Generation Heroin: "One Bag Unleashed A Monster"Tim Ryan started drinking at 13, and was dabbling in drugs soon after. In his early 30's he tried heroin for the first time.
Generation Heroin: Mom Discovers Not One -- But Two -- Sons Are HookedIf your loved one was addicted to heroin, would you know? For most parents and loved ones, the revelation comes as complete surprise and many learn after it’s too late.
CPS Beginning Expanded Lead Testing At SchoolsWater sample testing began at 5 a.m. across the district. More than 250 schools built before 1986 will be tested before the end of the school year. After that, the rest of the schools in CPS will be tested.
Chicago Alderman Proposes Crackdown On Doggie Doo-DooCBS 2's Mike Parker has the scoop on the measure, which would sock property owners with huge fines if they allow canine waste to accumulate.
Chicago Nurse To Become Rush University's Second Oldest Grad"I still think of myself as being a lot younger than I am," said Ingrid Forsberg, who earned her master’s degree in nursing practice in 1978.
Generation Heroin: Police Call Rising Heroin Use 'An Epidemic'Since 2012, heroin has taken a life every three days in Chicago’s suburbs. WBBM's Lisa Fielding has this first part in her series, "Generation Heroin."
Measles Case Reported In Northern IllinoisThe person who contracted the illness visited several locations in northern Illinois, including hotels and a Northern Illinois University graduation.
CPS Turns Off Water At Tanner Elementary School, Citing Concerns About High Lead LevelsThe announcement came Friday as CPS announced plans to test lead levels district wide.