Most of us have heard of “community policing,” the strategy of having more interaction between police officers and the people living and working in the neighborhoods they patrol. This weekend, CBS 2 got an up close look at how that strategy is working on a block in North Lawndale.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy was working a beat Friday, as his department sought to avoid the type of spike in deadly shootings that occurred last July Fourth weekend. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
CBS 2’s Mai Martinez takes a look at how Chicago is preparing.
The river is currently 4 to 7 feet above flood stage, and flowing rapidly in some areas. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Sen. Mark Kirk’s derogatory word for a woman has ignited a political firestorm, and despite his apology, the issue isn’t going away.
(CBS) –A protest calling for a trauma center at the University of Chicago ended with one demonstrator needing medical attention and one person in police custody. Dozens of protesters marched to Rockefeller Chapel Saturday morning […]
Welcome to Lee’s Barber Shop in Naperville. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
The individual was taken into custody about a block away from where Maria Herrera, 48, and her son, 22-year-old Carlos, were found dead Thursday on the Southwest Side.
It was a busy weekend for a pair of burglars targeting restaurants on the North Side.
Two men who went above and beyond to help arrest a dangerous suspect received a special honor Tuesday from the board of the Chicago Police Memorial Fund.
Chicagoans from 14 to 24 have until Friday to apply for the One Summer Chicago program. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
A group of Humboldt Park residents on Friday angrily called on the Chicago Park District to deny Riot Fest permits to perform the annual music festival in the park, after the grass was badly damaged during last year’s festival.
Dog attacks can be vicious, even deadly, and every year thousands of adults and children become victims. Last year in Cook County there were nearly 5,000.
CBS 2’s Mai Martinez takes a look at the dresses and the message they might be sending.
Another honor today for a young cancer patient fighting the fight of her life: Emily Beazley and her sister became honorary Chicago Police Officers.
A street in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood was being dedicated Friday afternoon to a 12-year-old girl who has battled cancer for a third of her life.
Francis Cardinal George grew up on Chicago’s Northwest Side and was eventually ordained at St. Pascal’s in Portage Park.
As CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, the feds say he stole drugs from police evidence and then sold them.
A haunting tribute to young lives lost to gun violence was on display on the Gold Coast.
“One of the priorities of this new working group will be to address the challenges that discourage our victims from reporting sexual assault,” said Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.