Marissa Bailey

Firefighters battled a blaze early Wednesday at a home in the 4100 block of West Maypole Avenue. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Investigate West Garfield Park Fire As Arson

Firefighters responded to the blaze around 1:50 a.m. Wednesday at a two-flat in the 4100 block of West Maypole Avenue.

08/26/2015

A Pontiac Bonneville struck at least two other vehicles after fleeing a traffic stop in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. One man died, and five people were injured. (Credit: CapturedNews)

1 Killed, 5 Injured In Crash After South Side Police Chase

Police said officers pulled over a Pontiac Bonneville for a routine traffic stop around 7:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The 26-year-old man behind the wheel allegedly sped away after the officers got out of their squad car.

08/25/2015

Flibanserin. (Credit: CBS)

Recently Approved Women’s Libido Drug Not For Everyone, Doctors Say

A little pink pill could change the sex lives of millions of women. On Tuesday, the FDA approved Flibanserin, created to help increase a woman’s libido.

08/19/2015

Hoist Liftruck is leaving Chicago for Indiana. (CBS)

For One Chicago Business, Illinois Became Too Inhospitable

Hoist Liftruck is moving to Indiana. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains why.

08/17/2015

Racing pigeons in  Andy Szflarski’s backyard coop. (Credit: CBS)

Oak Lawn Racing Pigeon Blown Off Course By Storm Nursed Back To Health By Indiana Family

(CBS) — You think a marathon sounds hard? Try a 200 mile race in a raging thunderstorm. It’s easy to understand how an Oak Lawn racing pigeon named #7 was blown off course. He was […]

08/12/2015

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The NFL Draft Is Returning To Chicago In 2016

The draft will be held from April 28-30.

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Chicago police try out their new bikes. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Police Expand Bike Patrols Citywide

Hundreds of fancy new bicycles equipped with sirens and lights are on the streets of Chicago today.

08/04/2015

A swimming pool. (Credit: CBS)

How Clean Is The Water In Your Pool?

The Centers for Disease Control says reports of illnesses associated with swimming are increasing. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey has details on what to watch out for.

07/29/2015

Boogie the dog. (Credit: CBS)

Did Doggie Do? Or Did Uber Try To Pull A Fast One?

How could little Boogie cause so much trouble?

07/22/2015

A man suspected in a burglary in Brighton Park died in police custody early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Dies In Police Custody In Brighton Park

Officers responded to a home burglary around 1:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of West Pershing Road, and found a man suspected of being involved in the crime. The man started sweating, and breathing heavily while in custody, so police notified paramedics.

07/20/2015

The Pump Room. (Credit: CBS)

Discount Website Offering ‘Wedding In A Box’

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports it’s a new online deal that has some local brides saying “I do.”

07/15/2015

Paul Calusinski. (Credit: CBS)

Melissa Calusinski ‘Ready To Come Home,’ Father Says

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey sat down with Melissa Calusinski’s father who says today’s developments restore his faith in the justice system.

07/08/2015

The Lake County coroner says the newly-discovered X-ray on the right indicates 16-month-old Ben Kingan did not have a skull fracture.

Coroner: Cause Of Toddler’s 2009 Death Now ‘Undetermined’

Originally, pathologists said “fatal acute” bleeding had caused the death of Benjamin Kingan, who died in January 2009. Melissa Calusinski is serving a 31-year prison sentence in the boy’s death.

07/08/2015

A device measuring the electromagnetism produced by a smartphone. (Credit: CBS)

Are Wi-Fi Signals Making You Sick?

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a woman who suffers from something called electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

07/01/2015

Chicago Public Schools Headquarters

Testing, Evaluations Focus Of Negotiations Between CPS, Teachers

The Chicago Public Schools and its teachers face two deadlines on Tuesday: their three-year contract expires at midnight, and a $634 million pension payment is due by the end of the day.

06/30/2015

Chicago Union Station  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Amtrak Planning Major Renovations At Union Station

Amtrak officials plan to open restaurants, coffee shops, and a grocery store as part of a plan to make Union Station a destination location.

06/29/2015

Keith Hartley holding his seven-month-old Isaac with his wife Kari. (Credit: CBS)

Cubs Fan Describes Catching Foul Ball With One Hand And Holding Baby In Other

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey caught up with Keith Hartley himself today to get his take.

06/24/2015

Crystal Lake Police and Illinois State Police investigate after a Crystal Lake officer shot a man early Monday morning. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Police: Crystal Lake Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Suspect

A man was in critical condition Monday morning, after a Crystal Lake police officer shot him, when the man allegedly lunged at the officer with a knife.

06/22/2015

New proposed restrictions for carry-on bags. (Credit: CBS)

Airline Travelers Not Happy With Push To Make Carry-On Bags Smaller

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports it is not height and width that is the problem: it’s depth. She talked to some travelers who are not happy about the push.

06/10/2015

Marian Hossa (center) celebrates with Patrick Sharp (10) and Duncan Keith (2) after scoring a goal. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Stanley Cup Final Tickets Go On Sale Today

Don’t bother Blackhawks fans at noon on Tuesday. They’ll be furiously typing on their computer or smart phones, in an effort to get tickets to one of the team’s home games in the Stanley Cup Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

06/02/2015

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