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.
B.B. King might have put it best when he said, “As long as people have problems, the blues can never die.” The legend might be gone, but his music lives on.
Former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker, who spent four tumultuous years in the governor’s office and nearly 18 painful months as an inmate in federal prison, died Wednesday. He was 92.
Francis Cardinal George was a son of the city’s Northwest Side, schooled at St. Pascal’s in Portage Park. He had an unusually early vision of his destiny. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine looks back on George’s career.
By Liz Valliyil, CBS2 CHICAGO (CBS) — Brilliant, beloved, talented, and successful: these adjectives paint the picture of acclaimed neuroscientist and author Colleen McCullough, who was laid to rest this week in her native Australia. Most people will […]
Ronald J.P. Banks, the Cook County judge behind a landmark 1985 murder conviction of three chemical company supervisors in the death of a factory worker, died on New Year’s Day.
From the late 1970s until 1986, Field served as health and science editor for CBS 2, joining the celebrated team that included news anchors Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson, sports anchor Johnny Morris and movie critic Gene Siskel.
Lisa Radogno injured her arm and leg in a hit-and-run in Washington back in May. It’s believed that could be what triggered a blood clot that claimed her life Wednesday night.
Diners couldn’t get enough of her noshes. And they loved the way she remembered their names, asked about their families and doled out advice.
Dennis Farina, a former Chicago police officer turned actor, has died, the Associated Press is reporting.
John Boyle found his path to God after walking into the hell of Dachau. He was a 19-year-old sergeant serving with the U.S. Army forces that liberated the infamous German concentration camp on April 29, 1945.
Chicago priest and author Andrew Greeley has died.
Chicago’s “Hot Dog Man” has died, just a couple of months shy of his 104th birthday.
A highly respected former member of the Chicago journalism community has died.