In Chicago and many other American cities, it seems to be getting harder and harder to recruit police officers. Applications are been going down dramatically in recent years.
Recently Robert Corwin came back to Chicago and found a young couple living in the master bedroom. His liquor supply was gone and there was a hookah on the dining room table. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Two men died, one woman was critically injured, and four Cook County Sheriff’s police officers were hospitalized Thursday afternoon, after a hazardous materials situation in a townhouse near northwest suburban Des Plaines.
Now thousands of families are scrambling to figure out what’s next, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
How young is too young to leave a child alone, in the state of Illinois? The law says, under 14, for any unreasonable amount of time.
(CBS) – Chicago’s ban on plastic bags at large retail stores takes effect Saturday. Downtown shoppers hitting the stores and carrying off their goods in plastic bags are about to become history. Cecil Driscoll is […]
Members of the Chicago chapter of Scouts for Equality celebrated the decision Monday at a West Loop restaurant.
Romain Dukes, will be freed from his federal prison cell in West Viriginia in November. He’s one of 46 non-violent drug offenders whose sentences were commuted by President Obama.
The clerk was tied up, robbed and thought he was going to die. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports the art gallery on East 47th Street, is the now at the center of a controversy. The owners have received hate mail and threats about one of their exhibits.
The 71-19 party-line vote followed about two hours of debate in which Republicans, like Representative Mike Tryon of Crystal Lake, decried the temporary budget as another irresponsible step that has led to the state’s current fiscal mess.
CBS 2’s Mike Parker in every one of these breakdowns, it was computer technology, not a hostile set of attacks. But one local expert says more of those are sure to come and we should be ready.
The City Club of Chicago said more than 2,000 people were on the waiting list for Donald Trump’s speech at Monday’s luncheon at Maggiano’s Banquets.
Collins started West Side Preparatory school in Chicago’s Garfield Park neighborhood with her own money when she grew frustrated with the city’s school system.
(CBS) — You hear it from time to time, and it’s hard to imagine: victims of horrific violence forgiving the suspect. It’s even going on in the wake of the Charleston church shooting. CBS 2’s […]
The tornado reportedly touched down in the community of Sublette shortly after 8 p.m.
Four years ago, Elgin paramedic Jacob Szafranski and his then-girlfriend, Dr. Karla Dunston, agreed to create frozen embryos in case they decided to have a child in the future. Shortly after, the couple broke up.
A parent tells CBS 2 her child was beaten and bruised at a Chicago daycare center, and now the state’s child-welfare agency is investigating. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
The FBI has traced a computer to the South Side of Chicago. CBS 2’s Mike Parker found the house in question.
Destiny Horton’s happy last hours were spent with her cousin and other relatives at Great America. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.