Marissa Bailey

Jose Alcazar (Supplied to CBS)

Teen Dies After Diving Off Lake Michigan Pier In Whiting

Jose Alcazar, 18, and two friends dove into the lake off a fishing pier near Whihala Beach around 8 p.m., and Alcazar almost immediately began to struggle in the water.

06/17/2014

One of several parked cars damaged by a driver who allegedly tried to run over Chicago police officers responding to the scene. Police shot the driver after he accelerated towards officers and a crowd of bystanders. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Police Shoot Driver Who Tried To Run Over Officers, Bystanders

Chicago police shot a man who crashed into several parked cars in Wicker Park, then tried to run over officers who had pulled him over.

06/11/2014

A Deer On The Roadway. (Ill. Dept. Of Natural Resources Photo)

Family OK After Deer Falls From Overpass, Crashes Through Windshield

A deer apparently fell from the sky and through the windshield of the Conner family minivan. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

05/26/2014

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Study: Police Still Arresting — Not Writing Tickets — For Marijuana Possession

Researchers at Roosevelt University spent more than a year studying marijuana arrests across the state, why and where people are arrested and how much it costs.

05/19/2014

Doctor Generic

Mobile Medical Van Brings Check-Ups To Students

William Noble, a sixth-grader at Lavizzo Elementary School, didn’t have to go far for a physical exam — just a few steps outside. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

03/31/2014

Google

Is It Ill-Advised For Doctors To Google Their Patients?

A new ethical discussion comes into play in the Internet age. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

03/06/2014

Fatima Anwar is literally allergic to winter. (CBS)

Hate Winter? Some People Are Literally Allergic To It

For some, as CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, the cold can be life-threatening.

02/10/2014

Blue Island Police Sgt. Schultz used a stun gun on Donald Flores, the victim of a hit-and-run crash in 2012. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Blue Island Cop Uses Stun Gun On Accident Victim

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.

02/03/2014

Office dress code illustration (CBS)

Expert: Racy Workplace Attire Can Stall Careers

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains how your wardrobe may be impacting your ability to get ahead.

12/16/2013

A Vine video (CBS)

Chicago-Area Millennials Flourishing On The Vine

People use the app Vine to make six-second videos. While that may sound strange, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports that people of a certain young age can’t get enough.

12/06/2013

Handy wipes are convenient, but can harm plumbing and sewers. (CBS)

Convenient Wipe Products Can Wreak Havoc On Plumbing, Sewers

Household wipes and baby wipes sure are convenient to use, but as CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, they are a real problem for sewage systems.

11/08/2013

(Credit: Lyft.com)

New Car Service Gaining Attention In Chicago

Typically, you hail a cab or order a car from a smart phone app and a licensed driver takes you from point A to point B.

07/23/2013

(CBS)

Feeling Sick? You Might Be Dehydrated

If you feel headachey and tired or maybe you’re gaining some weight, your problem could be water…or a lack of it.

CBS 2–06/27/2013

The former Children's Memorial Hospital site. (CBS)

One Year Later, Little Movement To Redevelop Old Children’s Hospital Site

But the prime Lincoln Park real estate where the hospital once stood still sits vacant, with redevelopment plans far from complete. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

05/16/2013

Dominic Szymanski (District 220)

11-Year-Old Struck By Train Returns To School

Dominic Syzmanski amazingly lost only a foot and a few toes on the other foot when he was hit by a train two months ago. Tuesday, he surprised his entire school during an afternoon assembly.

05/14/2013

A floodwater mosquito (Credit: CBS)

Flood Waters, Warmer Temps Could Bring More Mosquitoes

The cooler spring so far means mosquito season has been delayed, but with the recent floods and warming temperatures, your back yard could soon be a haven for the buzzing, bloodsucking pests.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2013

Chelsea Roy (CBS))

At Chicago Gym, Only Overweight Members Need Apply

Whether it’s 10, 20 or 50 pounds, whatever you have to lose, it always feels overwhelming.

02/12/2013

Some parents, different size; examples of genetically enhanced salmon versus regular. (CBS)

Genetically Modified Salmon May Surface Soon In The Marketplace

Do consumers have the right to know whether the salmon they’re buying at the supermarket has been genetically engineered? CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

02/11/2013

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Illinois, arrives at the federal courthouse in Rockford for her arraignment on charges she embezzled $53 million from the town since 1990. (Credit: CBS)

Feds: Former Dixon Comptroller Should Get Maximum 20-Year Sentence

During the course of questioning, Rita Crundwell told investigators she took $10 million, a court filing says. But in her plea deal she admitted to stealing more than $53 million over a 22-year period.

02/11/2013

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Illinois, arrives at the federal courthouse in Rockford for her arraignment on charges she embezzled $53 million from the town since 1990. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-Dixon Comptroller’s Ranch Sold To Nephew

The expansive ranch owned by former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell was sold Friday to her nephew and his wife for more than a million dollars.

02/05/2013

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