Police video shows suspect Melissa Calusinski being grilled by Lake Count detectives. Seventy-nine times, over the course of several hours, she denies any involvement in the death of of the toddler. Finally, after some nine hours, she changes her story.
Sitting on comfy couches reading and working with computers — not at desks with textbooks. And having a working lunch — not in a cafeteria. This is not your typical school. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.
Ertharin Cousin grew up on Chicago’s West Side, in the Lawndale neighborhood, the oldest daughter of a social worker and community organizer.
Chicago Police captain returned to work two months after being shot in a violent standoff two months ago that also left another officer injured.
Ever wonder what it’s like on the set of a CBS hit drama? Mai Martinez got to find out first hand when she was flown out to LA to play a part in Monday night’s episode of Scorpion.
CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports on why the CEO featured on Sunday night’s episode of Undercover Boss is especially cut out for the job.
With the milder temperatures, it was the perfect night for a parade and the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival didn’t disappoint.
CBS 2’s Mai Martinez has an eye-opening look at the dangers lurking in apps.
For the first time, a south suburban woman talks about the morning a man broke into her home, tied her up and robbed her.
A federal judge has sentenced Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford to probation and a fine for shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service of $3,782.
But The Centers for Disease Control says the lack of supply is due to a shipping delay and not an actual shortage of the vaccine. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
In the span of two weekends, human remains found at two homes. One in Chicago, the other in Indiana. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Detective Chris Ross and Capt. Ed Kulbida found themselves wounded and in the middle of Tuesday’s standoff between law enforcement and a 42-year-old Indiana fugitive. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says a Chicago police detective at the scene of Tuesday’s standoff didn’t even realize he had been hit until the next day.
CBS 2’s Mai Martinez takes us inside potentially life-saving training.
Elgin police say Latinos now make up roughly 45 percent of the city’s 110,000 residents. But that presence isn’t as well represented on Elgin’s police force. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Some police agencies using the body cameras say they’ve seen dramatic drops in complaints against officers. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
After touring the now pristine cemetery, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said the change there over the past five years has been remarkable.
Beginning September 13, 2014, CBS 2 will expand its Saturday and Sunday morning and evening newscasts by a total of three hours each weekend. In addition, the station will begin airing syndicated classic episodes of The Good Wife and Blue Bloods after its weekend 10 p.m. newscasts.