Jose Guzman (Chicago Police)

Police Charge Suspect In Killing Of Mother, Son

On Thursday Carlos Herrera, 22, and 49-year-old Maria Herrera were found dead after a fire at their home in the 3600 block of West 55th Place,


A person holds a flu vaccine at the Institut Pasteur de Lille research centre on October 11, 2013 in Lille, northern France. French health authorities launched their annual flu vaccination campaign on October 9 insisting on the elderly and people at risk, even though French people are increasingly reluctant to get vaccinated. AFP PHOTO / DENIS CHARLET (Photo credit should read DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Mom: Teen Daughter Vaccinated Without Her Consent

Michelle Miller says she believed she’d given Norwegian American Hospital — and Chicago Public Schools — permission to give her daughter a physical for the upcoming track season at Wells High School. Her daughter got way more than that, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


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Letter To Gary, Ind. Mom: We’re Watching Your ‘Lovely’ Daughters

What Alfreda Murphy read prompted her to call the police and lock her children inside her home, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


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E.S.P.’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Show mom how much you appreciate all she does by getting her something from E.S.P.’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide.


Kristin Shtulberg and her infant daughter. (CBS)

Melting Ice Crashes Through Window, Raining Glass Shards Onto Mom, Baby

Kristin Shtulberg was nursing her 5-week-old daughter near a window when a massive buildup of ice collapsed. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


Chavonne Brown and Sterling Sims were found shot to death in a home in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Photos taken from Facebook)

Mom, 5-Year-Old Boy Slain In Back Of The Yards

A mother and her 5-year-old son were found shot to death early Friday at a home in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.


Still photos of the basement of a building where John Wayne Gacy's mother lived. (provided photo)

VIDEO: The Home, And Basement, Where Gacy Visited His Mother

John Wayne Gacy was known to have worked inside and around a home where his mom once lived. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli has exclusive video from inside that building.


Woman Charged With Killing Elderly Mother On South Side

A South Shore woman has been charged with beating her elderly mother to death during a domestic dispute over the Mother’s Day weekend.


Jennifer Wood, her husband, three children, and four stepchildren. (Supplied to CBS)

Mom Of Seven Kids Celebrating Mother’s Day With Law Degree

“It’s been an emotional, exhausting journey,” Jennifer Wood said.

WBBM Newsradio–05/09/2013

After Son’s Suicide Attempt, Mom Warns Parents: ‘Talk To Your Children’

A south suburban mother wants school officials – and parents – to hear her story of how she almost lost her 12-year-old son last week to suicide, because he was bullied.

WBBM Newsradio–05/07/2013

Blake Springsteen (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's police)

No Bond For Man Charged With Beating, Stabbing His Mother

A 22-year-old south suburban man who was arrested for severely beating and stabbing his mother Monday, then driving off after dumping her in a ditch, was ordered held without bond at a hearing on Saturday.


Blake Springsteen (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Wanted: Man Suspected Of Beating, Stabbing Mom, Dumping Her In Ditch

Police are looking for a 22-year-old south suburban man suspected of severely beating and stabbing his mother Monday, then driving off after dumping her in a ditch.


Thanks for the birthday present, mom! (Credit: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Taurus

But like many strong strengths, it can be a double-edged sword. A double-edged sword that–instead of cutting your enemies down while you’re surrounded by lotus petals–somehow cuts you, Taurus. Maybe on your pinky, or ring finger. Maybe it won’t cut a finger at all, maybe it’ll cut something else entirely. Regardless, your sword, which is meant to help you, will actually hurt you. Okay, fine, I never really “got” this metaphor. Swords are awesome, that’s all I know.


Elaine Harman of Virginia and her birth mother, Jenny Hadley of Hobart, Ind., say goodbye after meeting for the first time this week. (CBS)

Joyous Reunion Of Mother, Daughter Wraps Up — For Now

CBS 2 earlier this week reported on the joyous reunion between Elaine Harman of Virginia and her birth mother, Jenny Hadley of Hobart, Ind. On Thursday, the two said farewell – for now. Mike Parker reports.


Heriberto Ramirez (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

45 Years For Man Who Killed Wife In Front Of Daughter

A northwest suburban man was sentenced to 45 years in prison Friday for fatally stabbing his wife in front of their 9-year-old daughter on Valentine’s Day last year.


William Lee Martin of Springfield was killed Friday night.

Chicago Mother Loses Two Sons In One Year To Gun Violence

William Lee Martin was killed Friday night, making it two sons killed in one year for Thelma Smith,


Scales Of Justice

Cedar Lake Man Sentenced For Attack On Mom

A Cedar Lake man originally charged with attempted murder in an attack on his mother was sentenced to eight years for battery.


Michelle Jahnke was diagnosed with cancer six weeks after learning she was pregnant.

Faith Powers Expectant Mother In Cancer Fight

Michelle Jahnke was diagnosed with cancer six weeks after learning she was pregnant.


Linda Barr Fellenbaum. (Credit: Family photo via Facebook)

Mom ‘Panicked’ After Getting Call From Missing Daughter’s Phone

The family of a missing Joliet woman is searching for answers.


Knife Block (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Teen Attacks Mom With Knife After She Took Cell Phone: Police

VALPARAISO (CBS) — A 15-year-old boy upset that his mother took away his cell phone allegedly tried to attack his mother with a steak knife, according to authorities in Porter County, Ind. No one was […]