The storms on Sunday produced only dark skies and rumbles of thunder with no rain at all in some areas, but other areas were hit with powerful winds that have left a trail of extensive damage, and power outages that cold last for days.
The buzz of air conditioners is back for nearly 3,000 Lincoln Park neighborhood residents who lost power overnight.
Thursday’s extreme heat brings double trouble to the Chicago area. Not only is the heat dangerous, but the air conditions could make it hard for some people to breathe.
The Chicago Police Department is taking a new approach to the way it handles 911 calls.
In case you haven’t noticed, pay phones are still around. You might want to take a closer look at them – or at least the posters affixed to them.
Hoffman Estates is partnering with two communities and a township to do fireworks this year at the Sears Centre. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.
Swimmers at North Avenue Beach were taking extra precautions on Wednesday, a day after a 14-year-old boy drowned while swimming there.
According to the FBI, the number of bank robberies in the Chicago area could be on track to surpass last year’s number.
Warmer weather is coming, people are making summer vacation plans, and – guess what? – gas prices are dropping like crazy.
Hundreds of employees at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center have begun a three-day strike, demanding a contract after unionizing more than two years ago.
A west suburban police officer apparently killed herself on Monday in her home in West Chicago.
Record high temperatures in Chicago on Monday made it another perfect day to be at any of Chicago’s beaches.
Defense attorneys for the three men accused of making firebombs to attack police and other high-profile targets during the NATO Summit claimed police and prosecutors fabricated the charges to justify the intense security measures put in place for the summit.
As NATO officials were wrapping up their summit in Chicago, anti-NATO protesters marched to Boeing headquarters Monday morning before turning their attention to President Obama’s campaign headquarters on the other side of the Loop.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Sunday that a group of out-of-town protesters attacked a police van while hundreds of protesters were wandering around downtown Chicago for about 10 hours.
A handful of soldiers gathered Thursday morning at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on the Chicago River, to announce their opposition to NATO, and announce that they’re giving back their service medals on Sunday, at the start of the NATO summit.
Eleven-year-old Jordan Oliver was playing with friends Tuesday, when she jumped in the water of a pond near school – not once, but twice – and then she never came back up.
The NATO delegates haven’t arrived in Chicago for the weekend’s summit yet, but the protesters have already been busy for two days, and at least 12 protesters have been arrested in that time.
The SAT test is tough for high-schoolers looking to get into college. But imagine taking the test as a sixth-grader — and getting a perfect score.
There is a luxury Lake Shore Drive condo — with a well-known owner — for sale on the Gold Coast, and the unit has a very special unexpected visitor living just above it. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports a rare Peregrine Falcon has been nesting with several eggs just on the roof of the penthouse at 1100 N. Lakeshore Dr.