City To Begin Testing For Lead In Drinking Water At Schools, HomesUnder a new program announced by the city, Chicago residents can all 311 to request a free water quality test at their home. The Chicago Public Schools also have begun testing for lead in drinking water at 28 schools this week.
Holy Angels School Closed For Week After Finding Lead ParticlesCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports some parents say the fix and information is coming much too late.
2 Investigators: Does Chicago Tap Water Have A Lead Problem?Federal officials say testing standards are about to be strengthened. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
After Increase In Suicides, McHenry Schools Push Texting Service To Connect Kids With Counselors Because of an increase in the number of young people committing suicide in Crystal Lake, a new texting service has been launched for kids who need help.
2 Investigators: Are They Real Rubies, Or Processed Gemstones?CBS 2's Pam Zekman takes ruby earrings to some gem experts to determine whether buyers are being misled.
McIlroy Maintains Lead At PGA ChampionshipGoing for back-to-back major wins, Rory McIlroy birdied three of the last four holes Saturday for a 4-under 67. His three-day total is 13-under 200.
2 Investigators: New Study Casts Doubt On Lead Testing In Tap WaterThe U.S. Department of Environmental Protection found the testing methods it requires water utilities to use nationwide systematically misses high lead levels. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Don't Just Toss Your Old Electronics After Opening Christmas GiftsIf you got a new TV, computer or laptop for Christmas, a new ban that takes effect next week in Illinois could affect you. CBS 2's Susan Carlson explains that the new rules impact what you can put out in the garbage.
Report: Lead Levels In Water May Be Higher Than Tests IndicateThe city says the lead levels in Chicago drinking water meet federal standards – but a new report says that might not be good enough.
Pilsen Neighbors: Clean Toxic Lead At SchoolPeople in the Pilsen neighborhood are calling on the federal government to clean up toxic lead near a school.