Mike Parker

Suburban Police Offer Heroin Addicts A Live-Saving DealFaced with an alarming rise in heroin use in the suburbs, one town is offering addicts a deal the could save their lives.
Financial Aid For State College Students May Soon DisappearIllinois has now gone 100 days without a budget and today, another shoe drops.
McCarthy Faces Tough Questions From City Council, Gets Backing From EmanuelMayor Rahm Emanuel said he stands by Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, despite calls from members of the City Council Black Caucus that the superintendent be replaced; but the mayor said he understands the aldermen’s frustrations, and empathizes with them.
Wrongfully Convicted Man Wants 'To Prevent This From Happening To Next Person'
Police: Woman Attacked By Knife-Wielding Man While Jogging In Bridgeview ParkPolice in Bridgeview are searching for a man they say stabbed a woman jogging through a park Tuesday night.
Alderman Floats Downtown 'Driver Tax' For Suburban ResidentsShould suburban drivers who use downtown streets, be forced to pay a special daily fee for the privilege?
Pressure Grows For McCarthy To Dismiss Cop Who Fired Fatal Shot Into Crowd
Suit: Chicago Public Schools Bungled Contract For Special-Needs NursesThe first day of school is supposed to be full of wonder and excitement for students. But for many special needs kids, it was anything but. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Minister's Son Among Chicago Gun Violence Victims This Labor Day WeekendLavelle Southern was killed early Sunday as he stood outside a West Loop club after a family birthday party.
Mourners Say Goodbye To Slain Daughter Of Community Activist
Protesters Storm Stage At Emanuel Budget ForumIt was supposed to be a discussion about the new budget, but when the topic of Dyett High School closing came up, protesters marched toward the stage and the mayor
Dangers Of Police Work Hurting Recruitment Of New OfficersIn 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.