It was on Thanksgiving Day one year ago that Chicago’s former first lady, Maggie Daley, passed away following a long battle with cancer.
Servicemen and women joined community leaders on the South Side on Monday for the city’s annual Veterans Day parade. CBS 2′s Jim Williams talked to a retired vet that has continued to serve.
The city says more than 400 boats are still docked at Chicago harbors, only a couple of days before the seasonal deadline to get them out.
A young Chicago woman’s dream of a future as a doctor has been put on hold, after disastrous conditions while she took a licensing exam led to her just barely failing the test.
From the little girl who ate sweet potato pie at her grandparent’s on Thanksgiving to an international star–the first African American gymnast to win the individual Gold Medal at the Olympics.
With all the rain we’ve had lately, we might forget we had a serious drought this summer, and that the drought will have a big impact on food prices this fall.
During the past three days, coverage of the Chicago teachers’ strike and the teachers’ various rallies have made headlines across the nation, and even Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has weighed in, but could the strike actually affect the race for president? CBS 2’s Jim Williams tried to find out.
Did you ever dream of running away and joining circus? Thirty people in Chicago tried to make that dream come true on Wednesday.
For the second day, jurors in the Vaughn family murder trial have seen videotape of police questioning Christopher Vaughn about the shooting deaths of his wife and three children, in the hours after their bodies were found.
Fighting crime is not so simple, and that’s something CBS 2 cameras saw first-hand on Monday, when visiting the scene of one of this past weekend’s shootings.
Local Republicans were going after Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday, for her controversial comments about former President Ronald Reagan. She has apologized for saying Reagan deserves “a special place in hell” for his role in the war on drugs.
The prominent director talks with CBS 2′s Jim Williams about his latest movie, “Red Hook Summer,” a coming-of-age story sure to trigger debate among audience members.
On her last day of work at the Chicago Sun-Times, columnist Stella Foster got a hug and kiss from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, just one small part of a day of recognition of her 43-year career at the paper.
CBS 2′s Jim Williams meets cast-mates Rachel Harley and April Francis and talks about their expectations of the show, which will air Sundays.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams rode along Monday as authorities went on the hunt for scofflaws.
As the temperatures head into the dangerous heat zone, at least one West Side community group was heading outside. Volunteers at the community center for Mt. Vernon Baptist church were going door-to-door on Tuesday to help their neighbors.
Hundreds of families in northwest Indiana were without water for more than a day. As CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.
A day after his office announced he has taken a leave of absence due to “exhaustion,” it’s still unclear when U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will return to work.
Farmers have their eyes on the end of the week, when temperatures could hit triple digits. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.
A local charity that brings joy to the needy every holiday season has become the victim of robbery and sabotage.
- Former Glenbard East Student Charged With Planning Violence At SchoolIn November, Michael Santoro allegedly made plans of a violent nature against the school, but the alleged plans remained unknown an acquaintance reported the threat to police two weeks ago, after learning about the plans in February.291
- Woman Robs North Side BankA woman robbed a Lakeview bank Tuesday afternoon on the city’s North Side.262
- Four Schools To Be Spared From Closing; Another To Be DelayedHours before a final vote by the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools officials have agreed to back off of plans to close four of the 53 elementary schools targeted for closing at the end of the school year, Board Vice President Jesse Ruiz confirmed Wednesday morning.415
- Boy, 17, Fatally Shot In Back Of The YardsA teenage boy was fatally shot in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday evening, police said.147
- Police: Man Killed In Jump From Gold Coast BuildingA man jumped to his death early Tuesday from the Gold Coast high-rise building where he lived, authorities said.311
- Police: Man Touches Woman’s Leg At South Loop CTA StationPolice are looking for man who inappropriately touched a woman at a South Loop CTA station Tuesday morning.147
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