Chicago Education Pioneer Marva Collins, 78, DiesCollins 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.
The Thrill Is Gone: 'King Of The Blues' B.B. King Dead At Age 89B.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 Dead At 92Former 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.
Cardinal George Overcame Setbacks To Lead Hometown ArchdioceseFrancis 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.
Celebrated Author & Neuroscientist Colleen Mccullough Slammed in Sexist Obituary
Former Cook County Judge Ronald Banks Dies At 76Ronald 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.
Roger Field, Former CBS 2 Health And Science Editor, DiesFrom 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.
Daughter Of Illinois Senate Republican Leader DiesLisa 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.
Eadie Levy, Matriarch Of Levy Restaurants Empire, Dies At 92Diners couldn’t get enough of her noshes. And they loved the way she remembered their names, asked about their families and doled out advice.
Actor, Former Chicago Cop Dennis Farina DiesDennis Farina, a former Chicago police officer turned actor, has died, the Associated Press is reporting.
Fourth Presbyterian Associate Pastor, WWII Veteran John Boyle Dies At 87John 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.
Father Andrew Greeley Dies At Age 85Chicago priest and author Andrew Greeley has died.