(CBS) — Severe damage from a tornado has been reported in far Western Illinois Thursday evening. Monmouth, Ill. police confirm to WBBM there was a tornado touchdown in that area, about 200 miles southwest of Chicago. […]
Fourteen bison calves were born this past spring at the 3,500-acre grasslands about 95 miles west of Chicago that’s owned by The Nature Conservancy, bringing the number of bison in the area to 44.
The Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.
Purdy Brothers Trucking has 146 vehicles and 113 drivers, one of whom may have been driving with fatigue, according to one of the 10 car owners hit by the truck.
Casey Conine filed a lawsuit Monday in Champaign County Circuit Court claiming she was cleared to play in October 2014 after suffering a third concussion in two years at Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Health says warm weather means the onset of West Nile Virus, carried by mosquitoes, and a slew of insect-related diseases, carried by ticks.
The governor’s office gave no reason for the premature departure of Donald Stolworthy, named to the $150,228-a-year job on March 9.
Priti Shah’s daughter gave her the three lottery instant tickets on Mother’s Day. She scratched the $100 Million Money Mania ticket with a penny and won the top, $4 million prize.
A bill that would decriminalize possession of a limited amount of marijuana is now in the hands of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed sweeping state budget cuts that have angered local officials.
What does ALS patient Derek Hogg have to lose? Nothing, he tells CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
Things came full circle Tuesday night for David Letterman and the good people of Kankakee, as the city turned a gag gift from 16 years ago into a retirement gift for the Late Show host.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on why the Land of Lincoln isn’t as appealing as it once was.
At at least one school, children were intimidated and shamed into agreeing to take the highly criticized PARCC standardized test.
CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports on the disconnect between two levels of government.
Rapheal Davis scored 18 points, and A.J. Hammons had 16 points and 10 rebounds.
A new book about Illinois politics shows its not-so-proud tradition of corruption dates back further than you might have guessed.
Rayvonte Rice scored 23 and led Illinois to a win that bolstered its NCAA Tournament resume.
The Republican governor of Illinois has some harsh words for Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who campaigned hard for his election last year.
The American Society of Civil Engineers gave didn’t give Illinois the greatest grade when it comes to infrastructure, which isn’t surprising, considering the federal and state governments struggle to maintain America’s roads, bridges and dams.