CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains how some area residents are observing a new movement to “pay it forward” following the Newtown, Conn. shooting.
A teenager who was shot three times saving his friend’s life has been named one of the city’s “Chicagoans of the Year” by Chicago magazine.
Powerball officials say tickets sold in Arizona and Missouri matched all six numbers to win the record $587.5 million jackpot.
Three pieces of property owned by former Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell have gone up for sale, as federal authorities continue auctioning off her possessions to pay back some of the $53 million she embezzled from the town.
An Oswego man has been sentenced to life in prison for the horrifying murders of his wife and children.
As negotiations continued to end the days of fighting between Israel and Hamas on the Gaza strip, dueling rallies were held in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, by both pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists.
For much of the nation, Tuesday’s election was just another election, but for residents of the South Side, it was neighborhood news.
Former Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell pleaded not guilty in Lee County Court to 60 counts of theft on Wednesday.
After three years of waiting, legalized video gambling in Illinois has finally begun going live at Illinois bars, restaurants, and other locations.
It’s the viral video that has everyone talking. A TV news anchor in La Crosse, Wis., turned a hateful letter into something positive for her and millions of other women.
The leaves are starting to change and there is definitely a chill in the air, so you can be sure that flu season is just around the corner.
A recent breakthrough could change the way doctors treat breast cancer.
A Chicago Police officer has been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe in connection with a criminal case.
Tuesday is the first day of school for many Chicago kids, and that means Monday was the day for last-minute school shopping, but parents were also looking ahead to a possible teachers strike starting in one week.
Officials were spraying to kill mosquitos in Skokie on Wednesday, as part of a continuing effort to contain the spread of the West Nile Virus.
On September 22, CBS 2 Chicago (WBBM-TV) will begin broadcasting local weekend morning newscasts. The CBS 2 Chicago Weekend Morning News will air Saturday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m. and Sunday mornings from 7:00-8:00 a.m.
Jim Almdale says he was doing his nightly checks in a wooded area near Glencoe Beach last week when he saw a cougar walk onto the road. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.
Monday was about forgetting differences and bonding as one, whether by candle, bouquet or a warm embrace.
Sauk Village’s recent woes over contaminated drinking water have served as a reminder of similar problems another Chicago suburb faced five years ago, when residents discovered their drinking water had been contaminated for years.
The final plan calls for more than 1,000 new apartments, green space and retail shops as well, keeping some existing buildings and demolishing others. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.