The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has stepped in to help Sauk Village officials find a way to clean their town’s contaminated water supply.
Members handed out flyers, newspapers and DVDs entitled “Justifiable Homicide: Youth in Peril.”
A highly publicized burn injury suffered by a man who had just applied sunscreen prompted CBS 2 to do its own test of the products.
Three teens accused of attacking a man in a West Rogers Park alley and posting video of the fatal beating online were allegedly playing a game called “pick ‘em out and knock ‘em out.”
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.