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.
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.