U.S. postal carrier trudges through snow in Chicago. (CBS)

Letter Carriers: Please Make Sure Walks, Stairs Are Cleared Of Snow

Each step Theresa Walker takes to deliver mail carries danger. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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ComEd Letters Create Confusion For Northwest Suburban Residents

Tens of thousands of northwest suburban residents who have been part of a program to shop around for the best electric rates were left confused after receiving letters telling them they were being switched back to ComEd.


Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., after pleading guilty to misusing $750,000 in campaign funds on personal purchases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Supporters, Critics Write Letters To Judge Ahead Of Jacksons’ Sentencing

As former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, await sentencing on corruption charges, several people have sent in letters in an effort to influence the punishment a federal judge will mete out in July.

WBBM Newsradio–05/08/2013

Post Office Kicks Off Annual Letters To Santa Campaign

Starting next Tuesday, letters to Santa will be available to the public.



Man Charged With Sending ‘Bin Laden’ Letters About Fictitious Bombs

Federal authorities say a Chicago man sent letters to 16 states that purported to be from Osama bin Laden, and that claimed that al-Qaeda had planted bombs around the country.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

School Children (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Pen Pals Finally Meet After 36 Years

For a moment, they were the same two excited 8-year-old girls who first began looking for things they had in common 36 years ago.


Rahm Emanuel

City Workers Wonder How Emanuel Got Addresses

Some city workers are wondering whether someone inside City Hall is slipping private information about them to the Rahm Emanuel mayoral campaign.

WBBM Newsradio–02/17/2011