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.
Organizers held the event at Kelli O’Laughlin’s tennis club to raise money in her honor. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.
The new “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3″ is just a video game, but some industry experts are predicting it will out gross some big box office blockbuster movies, like “Titanic.” CBS 2′s Mai Martinez takes a look at the game with its fans and its critics.
A Chicago area woman said Monday that presidential candidate Herman Cain groped her more than a decade ago when she approached him for help finding a job.
A battery inside a checked piece of baggage exploded at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday, injuring a baggage handler.
They have badges and uniforms, but no authority to direct traffic. Still, that’s not stopping private security guards from doing just that on a busy public street.
The Chicago Marathon is 26.2 miles for most participants. But, as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, for four runners, it will mark the end of a 100-mile run to help children a world away from Chicago.
Academy Award winner and Chicago native Jennifer Hudson opened a new weight loss center in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Tuesday.
Noxious chemical fumes caused the death of a Chicago police officer, weeks after he breathed in fumes from a cleaning solution at the Morgan Park District police station, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
As police searched for the driver in a deadly hit and run, friends and family of the 82-year old victim were mourning her death on Monday.
A 17-year-old boy high school student has been arrested and charged with beating his parents to death in their home in unincorporated Palos Park.
The Chicago Fire Department has launched an internal investigation into the use of unofficial parking placards, which are being used by firefighters from at least two firehouses in the city.
For many out celebrating on Monday, the unexpectedly cold temperatures made this Labor Day seem much more like an official end to summer.
They were wounded or injured in wars and conflicts ranging back to World War II, and on Friday more than a dozen west suburban veterans were honored for their service and their sacrifice.
Imagine being told you have one day to pack up and move out. That was the message for dozens of people living at the Sheffield House Hotel in Lakeview.
Imagine sending your kids to school every day not knowing if the air they’re breathing could harm them. That’s what parents of students at Perez Elementary School in Pilsen have been struggling with.
CBS 2′s Mai Martinez checks in with residents of the Austin neighborhood to see how they’re dealing with this week’s heat wave.
Chicagoans were celebrating Independence Day on a bit more modest scale on Monday. It’s a day for family, fireworks, and fun; and for many, that means heading out for a parade.