A north suburban police chief has been placed on leave, in the wake of mounting allegations of excessive force by the department’s police officers.
The accusations come after Darrin Hanna died in an encounter with North Chicago police in November. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
An off-duty police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening while he worked security at a West Side grocery store, Chicago police said.
Amid new calls for an apology for comparing the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan, Francis Cardinal George has defended his statements, saying organizers of the Gay Pride Parade “invited” the comparison.
Like so many other returning service men and women, ex-Marine Kyle Lopez has come home to a tough economy. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
The lines may have been long in Chicago, but at least the violence that erupted in some cities over the latest Air Jordans did not occur here.
Thefts are happening a lot this holiday season, especially in Logan Square. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.
The decorative iron grates at the base of trees in the city are heavy — up to 175 pounds – and they’re in plain view. But that’s not stopping thieves. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
A much-beloved used bookstore in downtown Evanston is set to close its doors after 31 years.
At Soldier Field, the security pat-down is becoming passé. Chicago Bears fans should get ready to say hello to the hand-held metal-detecting wand, beginning this weekend, CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
A Hoffman Estates High School teacher has quit her job after being suspended for not letting officials know she was living with a student.
Maggie Daley had a huge impact on the lives of thousands and thousands of teens in the city, thanks to the After School Matters program. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman talks with three alums.
Twenty-seven years ago, athlete Benji Wilson’s murder shook the city. But did it make Chicago any safer? CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.
It’s an extreme decision, but a potentially life-saving one. More and more women who find out they’re at high risk for developing breast cancer are having surgery to remove their breasts.
Stressed out? You might want to get it in check. Chicago researchers say stress could be a new risk factor for breast cancer.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy confirmed Tuesday that an internal investigation is underway after a Marine Unit diver accused a Fire Department captain – and son of a former Fire Department commissioner – of knocking him to the ground earlier this month.
Sources say a Chicago Fire captain shoved a police officer earlier this month, as they tried to rescue two men from the water near Goose Island.
Police investigating the murder of a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl said they still don’t have a suspect in the case, but there was a big spike in police activity on Wednesday.
The reward has increased to $60,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a Lyons Township High School freshman, found stabbed to death Thursday following an apparent burglary in her family’s Indian Head Park home.
For more than two decades, a local family thought their loved one was a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. But this week, he turned up alive and was reunited with his family on Tuesday.