Mike Puccinelli

Oak Park police after a woman was attacked during a home invasion in the 1000 block of South Oak Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Attacked In Oak Park Home Invasion

Oak Park police were hunting for a man who carried out a violent home invasion Thursday night, when the attacker forced his way inside a home on one of Oak Park’s busiest streets.

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Chicago police were conducting a homicide investigation after a woman was found dead in a basement in the 4800 block of South Karlov Avenue. Detectives also were investigating a related crash, involving a car that went through a garage down the block. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Found Beaten To Death In Archer Heights Basement

Police were questioning two men after their mother was found dead Wednesday night inside a home in the Archer Heights neighborhood.

05/21/2015

Emily Beazley (Supplied photo)

Young Cancer Victim Emily Beazley Dies After Inspiring 4-Year Struggle

A 12-year-old girl, whose four-year struggle with cancer galvanized her neighborhood and inspired a wave of support over the last several weeks, has died.

05/19/2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel sits with his wife Amy Rule and former U.S. President Bill Clinton as he is introduced at the inauguration ceremony for his second term as Chicago Mayor at the Chicago Theatre on May 18, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel, after not gaining a majority of votes in the February non-partisan election, easily defeated his challenger, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, in the April run-off election.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Mayor Emanuel, Aldermen Sworn In

Former President Bill Clinton and a who’s who of Illinois politics were on hand Monday morning as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was sworn in for a second term.

05/18/2015

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Emanuel, Aldermen To Be Sworn In Monday

Some big names were in Chicago Monday to celebrate Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s second term. Former President Bill Clinton will watch as Emanuel is sworn in, along with all 50 aldermen, the city clerk, and city treasurer. Lyric Opera soprano Renee Fleming and Englewood poet Harold Green also will perform at the ceremony.

05/18/2015

Some of the high-tech equipment that will be used at UI Labs' Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute on Goose Island. (Credit: UI Labs/Twitter)

New Digital Manufacturing Complex Opens On Goose Island

A new high-tech opportunity for Chicago opened on Goose Island on Monday, as a cutting-edge research and development complex was officially unveiled.

05/11/2015

Grant Park is hosting Draft Town, a three-day fan festival that is part of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. (Credit: 670 The Score)

Fans Excited For Day 2 Of NFL Draft, Impressed With “Gorgeous” Draft Town Venue

An estimated 50,000 people visited Draft Town in Grant Park on the first day of a three-day fan festival outside the Auditorium Theatre, where the draft stage has been set up.

05/01/2015

Grant Park is hosting Draft Town, a three-day fan festival coinciding with the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Three-Day Football Frenzy Begins As NFL Draft Kicks Off In Chicago

Representatives from every NFL team are in town for the draft, and the league has transformed part of Grant Park into “Draft Town,” a sprawling fan festival where fans can meet this year’s prospects, watch the draft, and even learn football skills.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

Grant Park is hosting Draft Town, a three-day fan festival coinciding with the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

NFL Putting Finishing Touches On Draft Town At Grant Park

Are you ready for some football? Grant Park certainly is, and the city is hoping to score a touchdown with this week’s NFL Draft.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2015

A motorcycle struck a pedestrian in Plainfield early Tuesday. Both the biker and the pedestrian died in the collision. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Biker And Pedestrian Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Plainfield

Just after midnight, a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed collided with a pedestrian near the intersection of Route 59 and Lockport Street in Plainfield.

04/28/2015

A young woman was killed when this Volkswagen Passat struck her as she crossed Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street. Police said the car was speeding. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Struck And Killed By Car In Chatham

Police said the woman was trying to cross Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street around 10 p.m. Sunday, when a Volkswagen Passat speeding off the southbound ramp of the Dan Ryan Expressway smashed into her.

04/27/2015

A new $6 million eight-court squash facility in Woodlawn, which will allow MetroSquash to double the size of its afterschool and summer programs for students. (Credit: CBS)

New $6M MetroSquash Facility Opens In Woodlawn

An exciting new program has sprouted up in the Woodlawn neighborhood, as city officials prepared to unveil a new eight-court squash facility.

04/24/2015

Cardinal George

A Final Farewell To Francis Cardinal George

Chicago and Catholics worldwide were preparing to say goodbye to Francis Cardinal George, who was the spiritual leader of the third largest Archdiocese in the U.S., and served the church in Rome for more than a decade.

04/23/2015

Cardinal George

Second Day Of Visitation For Cardinal George At Holy Name Cathedral

Doors open to the public at 7 a.m. at the church where Cardinal George presided over the nation’s third largest diocese. Once again, people will line up to pay respects to the man who shepherded more than 2.2 million Catholics for more than 17 years.

04/22/2015

Cardinal Francis George talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Visitation To Begin For Cardinal Francis George

Thousands of mourners were expected to visit Holy Name Cathedral on Tuesday, as a two-day visitation begins for Cardinal Francis George, the retired archbishop of Chicago, who died on Friday.

04/21/2015

Three people were shot while they were sitting in this Ford Thunderbird in an alley parking lot in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Three Shot In Hyde Park Near University Of Chicago

University police issued a campus security alert at about 2 a.m., after three people were shot in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. Police said two men and a woman were sitting in a blue Ford Thunderbird in a parking lot, when someone came up to the car and opened fire around 12:30 a.m.

04/20/2015

Thieves used a crowbar to pry open the door of Moncler on Oak Street, then made off with an undisclosed amount of merchandise. (Credit: CBS)

Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit Gold Coast Clothing Store

Around 5 a.m., thieves used a crowbar to pry their way inside Moncler, at 33 E. Oak St., and then smashed glass display cases to get to the valuables inside.

04/17/2015

Detectives investigate after a 24-year-old woman was shot and killed in Uptown early Wednesday, according to police. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Cops Canvassing For Surveillance Footage After Woman Slain In Uptown

Police were hoping surveillance cameras might help them catch suspect or suspects responsible for the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old woman in the Uptown neighborhood overnight.

04/15/2015

A sign inside a Wrigley Field construction area is seen before the Opening Night game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals on April 5, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Fans Left Frustrated After Cubs “Missed The Mark” On Restrooms

The Chicago Cubs apologized to fans Monday morning, after extremely long lines for restrooms on Opening Night left many people venting their frustrations on social media.

04/06/2015

The burned-out wreck of a Chevy Aveo after it crashed head-on into a poultry truck in Gage Park. Two Chicago police officers rescued the two men who were trapped in the car after the crash. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Police Officers Rescue Two Men From Burning Car After Crash

Two men survived a fiery car wreck in Gage Park early Friday, thanks to the heroics of two Chicago police officers.

04/03/2015

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