In January, a 50-year-old man fell through thin ice while trying to skate on Wolf Lake in Hammond, Ind. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
CBS 2’s Mike Parker talked with Thulani Magwaza, an associate pastor at St. Sabina’s Church.
There are an estimated 116,000 homeless in Chicago. Many of them camp out beneath the city, wrapped in tattered, filthy blankets. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
Keith Mohr received the house call of the wild. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
Chicago-area residents with ties to the Philippines are watching and waiting for any news following a devastating typhoon. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
A retiree found a large, toothy fish outside his Cedar Lake, Ind. home. CBS 2′s Mike Parker answers the question: Was it a piranha?
Bloomberg.com reports that Illinois, with its 14 nuclear plant sites, is the country’s biggest atomic dump site.
A video posted on YouTube features music by the band Freezepop, pictures by an Andersonville surveillance camera — and a crime by an unidentified man.
Wladyslav “Walter” Bujak was on the bike trail doing what he loved. But Bujak did not finish his ride. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
Nick Steward, 33, disappeared Sept. 20 after leaving work in Wood Dale. He headed home for Lake Villa but never made it.
Police have arrested a man suspected of abducting a 3-year-old north suburban girl on Monday and returning her a short time later.
Densey Cole II was injured in a shocking accident four years ago — and left a quadriplegic. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
The one-night-only drive-in theater was to show off Gary’s lakefront Marquette Park, newly refurbished at a cost of $30 million. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
Illinois lawmakers in Washington are having a hard time making up their minds about the Obama Administration’s proposal to strike out at Syria. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
A year ago, the average price for a gallon of regular was $4.35. On Monday, the price was $3.90. CBS 2′s Mike Parker explains.
The infamous “purple hotel” in Lincolnwood is now a shadow of its former self. Soon, it won’t even be that, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
CBS 2′s Mike Parker went to Nat King Cole Park, where an overnight campout began Friday night in a show of solidarity against gangs, drugs and guns. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
One of Chicago’s best known radio talk show hosts understands what obstacles Jesse Jackson Jr. is now facing. He’s been there, literally. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Every year some 800 to 900 property thefts are reported on CTA trains. Most of the stolen items are I-Phones or other electronic devices. The thefts, as Mike Parker reports, follow a familiar pattern, a pattern you should know about.
Experts say the problem drugs are Ecstasy, a combination amphetamine and hallucinogen, and its sister drug, “Molly.” CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.