Empty Classroom

CPS Cancels Classes Monday

CPS buildings will remain open and accept students who still arrive at schools. Libraries and park district buildings will be open Monday, too, officials said.


The CTA's new Ventra card. (CBS)

CTA’s New Ventra Cards Make Their Debut Monday

It’s called the Ventra card. On Monday, it will officially be used to pay for rides on CTA, Pace and eventually Metra. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.


A bank of computers at a Chicago Public Library. (Credit: CBS)

Monday Library Hours To Be Restored

Mayor Emanuel said libraries would be open full days Monday, beginning in with the fall school year, as a result of new staffing strategies devised by his new library commissioner.



Chance Of Isolated Shower This Afternoon, Cooler Temps Tuesday

Chances of widespread rain today appear to be dwindling–with some isolated showers possible later this afternoon as a cool front moves across the area.



Rain And Clouds To Prevail Monday, But Look For A Summery Wednesday

The skies are dreary as rain falls off and on this Monday, but a little patience will pay off, because it will feel like summer again later in the week.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Lowe Avenue Fatal

Shootings Leave At Least 6 Dead, 19 Wounded

Whether it was the heat or the holiday, at least six people are dead, and 19 more are wounded, in a violent stretch of time starting Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011