House

Illinois General Assembly

State Lawmakers Return To Finalize Capital Budget

Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield today to approve funding for the state’s capital construction program.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

A car crashed into an Aurora home at a T-intersection on Rt. 31 & Mooseheart Rd. (Credit : CBS)

Teen Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into Child’s Bedroom

A teenage driver was killed, and a 2-year-old child narrowly escaped death or serious injury, when a car went airborne and smack into the child’s bedroom in far west suburban Batavia Township.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn: Construction Jobs, Projects In Jeopardy

Construction projects are in jeopardy and tens of thousands of jobs hang in the balance because state lawmakers failed to approve funding on capital projects, Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Shower

Bullet Flies Through Man’s House As He Gives Son Shower

A Joliet man was giving his young son a shower late last week, when a bullet went flying through two walls and ended up lodged in his bathroom wall.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

'Home Alone' House

‘Home Alone’ House In Winnetka Up For Sale

If you can afford to pay $2.4 million, you can move into the Winnetka house where “Home Alone” was filmed.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Mitchell Rust (Photo Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Burglarizing Grandparents’ Home

A man who allegedly broke into his grandparents’ home while they were on vacation, has been charged with burglary.

03/31/2011

Stock Photo (William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

New Home To Be Built For Wounded Iraq War Veteran

This is a big day for a wounded Iraq War veteran and his family – groundbreaking for their new house.

WBBM Newsradio–03/30/2011

File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Fire Displaces Southwest Suburban Family

A fire Sunday night displaced a family from their home in southwest suburban Romeoville.

03/13/2011

At Chicago City Hall, The Entrance To The Mayor's Office. (AP Photo)

Mayor Cermak’s Old House Named To Historic Register

The former home of one of Chicago’s most popular mayors has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield

State Legislators Cancel Sessions Over Snowstorm

The blizzard that is set to clobber Chicago later this week will also sock downstate Illinois, and both houses of the Illinois General Assembly have canceled their sessions as a precaution.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

Church Rectory Fire

Family Escapes Inferno In Second Floor Home

Investigators suspect the fire was the result of an electrical problem. Working smoke detectors are credited for alerting the family.

01/25/2011

Illinois House Floor

Senate Begins Debate On Major Tax Increase

The Illinois Senate has begun debating a major tax increase as Democratic leaders fight the clock and reluctant lawmakers.

01/11/2011

Kenosha Explosion

Homes Damaged In Kenosha Explosion

An explosion rocked a neighborhood in Kenosha overnight, leveling one home and damaging several others.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

Home Explosion

South Side Man Homeless After House Explosion

A South Side man is homeless after his house blew up last weekend.

12/03/2010

Same Sex Marriage

Critics & Backers On Same-Sex Civil Unions

It’s almost a done deal: Illinois allowing same-sex unions. The state Senate passed the civil unions bill Wednesday. The governor gets it on Thursday. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman spoke with critics who say it cheapens traditional marriage, and backers who say it’s one step closer to gay marriage.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010

(Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Dems Retain Ill. Senate Majority, Close In House

Democrats claimed at least 54 seats on their way to retaining a 60-vote majority in the Illinois House, but they continued to battle Tuesday evening to hold onto a big advantage.

11/02/2010

Will County Storm Damage

Tornado Rips Roof Off House, Devastates Farm In Will County

The roof of a house was ripped off near far southwest suburban Peotone Tuesday morning, possibly because of a tornado.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010

Fire graphic, generic sized image

Man Rescued From Blaze In Oak Park

A man who was rescued from a burning home Sunday afternoon suffered smoke inhalation and was hospitalized following the blaze in west suburban Oak Park Sunday afternoon, police said.

10/10/2010

previous