Former Gov. George Ryan officially became a free man today, a day earlier than expected.
Jobs from health care to sales are all seeing increases in listings in the Chicago metro area.
Computer and mathematical-related jobs are in high demand in the Chicago metro area.
A Kankakee couple was pulled over in Florida on Tuesday, five days after police issued an “endangered missing persons advisory” for their 1-year-old son, when they took him out of a hospital as authorities investigated how he ended up with multiple bruises.
CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports on the continuing disappearance of a Kankakee toddler who is considered “endangered” by police officials.
Artistic Fletcher, who is 1, was in the hospital with bruises on his body. Police say his father took him out against medical advice. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the boy’s family is ready to bring him to police on Monday.
Authorities have captured a convicted murderer from Indiana who was mistakenly released from the Cook County Jail earlier this week.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson takes a poll of commuters about the former governor of Illinois.
One person was killed and several school children injured in a crash involving a car and a school bus near Kankakee.
The showers that made this Friday morning gloomy have largely moved on their way, but look for a major drop in the temperature accompanying the sunny skies when the weekend begins.
A man is in custody for a hit-and-run crash that left another motorist seriously injured Monday in Kankakee County.
A lawyer is accused of taking his clients’ money and leaving them high and dry, as he tried to decide whether to party in Chicago or California.
A grandmother in Kankakee will spend New Year’s worrying if she’ll get sent back to prison. She was convicted some 15 years ago of shaking her grandson to death.
The mayor of Kankakee is asking the City of Chicago and the Regional Transportation Authority to drop their lawsuits, which accuse her city and Channahon of allowing businesses to use their cities as havens to dodge Chicago sales taxes.
The City of Chicago and the Regional Transportation Authority each filed a lawsuit Tuesday, over retailers who are doing business in the city, but routing sales through “sham shops” in other cities where the sales taxes are lower.
More and more companies are finding a loophole, out of the high sales tax in some counties, but Chicago officials may try to put a stop to that.
An explosion near the town of Herscher has injured five people.
A 7-year-old boy who is suspected of starting a fire at a church by using a lighted candle was burned but not seriously injured Sunday morning in Kankakee.
Firefighters in far south suburban Kankakee are battling a two-alarm fire Tuesday night.
State police in the far south suburbs are warning motorists to stay off an “impassable” I-57 and area highways, which have forced dozens of motorists — and even and IDOT plow — to abandon their vehicles.