A flight from Boston to Chicago was diverted to Buffalo, N.Y., Monday morning, after authorities received a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax tied to a domestic dispute.
A former Chicago Police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison for driving drunk, hitting and killing a 13-year-old boy, and speeding off.
The man accused of killing three members of singer Jennifer Hudson’s family is scheduled for trial in less two more months, but already there is some heavy legal wrangling over who will testify.
Police officers in the northwest suburb are using all kinds of apps to help keep criminals at bay. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Four thousand climbers took part in the 15th annual Hustle up the Hancock at the John Hancock Center Sunday.
They were once allies, but now Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and State Sen. Annazette Collins (D-Chicago) are at odds. Collins is threatening to sue White for libel for comparing her to convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
We all know florists are super busy on Valentine’s Day, but did you know it’s also a busy holiday for private investigators? CBS 2’s Mai Martinez spent the day with a Chicago private detective on the hunt for cheaters.
CBS 2’s Mai Martinez talks with Keenan Cahill, the Internet lip-synching sensation who has joined some of his favorite performers in music videos.
Allegations were coming to light on Tuesday against the principal of a Chicago public school in the Pilsen neighborhood. Teachers have filed dozens of complaints against the man in his five years as principal.
They say laughter is the best medicine, and a Chicago father-son duo is really put that old adage to the test.
Crime in Elgin is at a 40-year low, but police said they’re also seeing a dramatic spike in burglaries, which shot up 31 percent last year.
The trial of an accused cop killer got underway Monday with emotional and graphic testimony.
Are people being targeted by vandals in one suburban neighborhood or are they just innocent victims? That’s the question Elgin police are trying to figure out after several cars were vandalized Monday – and it wasn’t the first time.
It’s the day after Christmas, but it seems like someone forgot to tell Old Man Winter, because neither snow nor temperatures see to be falling. He must have hit the snooze button when winter officially started a few days ago, because the weather has been more like autumn.
Out in the western suburbs, Christmas came a day early for one little boy with special needs. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
A plea deal was in the works on Tuesday for a man accused of trying to set off a bomb near Wrigley Field on the night of a Dave Matthews Band concert last year.
If you’re one of the millions of people who use banking text alerts, beware. Suspicious text messages went out to cell phones across Chicago this weekend warning of “locked debit cards.” But as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, it’s just a new take on an old scam.
We’ve heard of thieves targeting manhole covers, cooper pipes and wiring, even aluminum benches to sell to scrap yards for quick cash. But now there’s a new hot item catching their eyes: decorative kick plates on the bottom of doors.
With new charter service to Havana, many Cubans here packing their bags for their first trip to the motherland in decades. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
The family of a 17-year-old boy has filed a lawsuit against a northwest Indiana high school, alleging their son was taunted, bullied and brutally attacked, all because he is of Middle Eastern descent.