It can cause blindness and make skin all over your body fall off, and doctors say it’s an illness that can be triggered by taking something as simple as ibuprofen or acetaminophen. It’s called Stevens Johnson Syndrome.
A fire erupted at a home in southwest suburban Plainfield on Wednesday, then spread to a neighboring home, destroying both houses.
An entire fire department in Grundy County has been effectively shut down, all because of a fight over money.
CHICAGO (CBS) – The U.S. Coast Guard has been very busy in the Chicago area during the recent heat wave. Crews rescued five people on Monday night alone. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports one of […]
Police in northwest Indiana were investigating a murder mystery on Wednesday, but the victim wasn’t a person, it was a racehorse.
An 11-year-old girl has died after divers pulled her out of a pond near a school in Bolingbrook on Tuesday.
A group that is leading the fight for same-sex marriage in Illinois is pleased to see President Obama change his view.
Police were searching for a 15-year-old drug suspect who they say managed a great escape from his handcuffs – and out of the District 11 police station.
Robbing the store wasn’t enough; a Chicago man is accused of ripping a necklace off the neck of a 4-year-old girl at a West Rogers Park jewelry store. As CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports, the jewelry store owner shot the robber to protect his wife and two young grandchildren.
A very different take on three-eighth graders from Griffith, Ind. who were banned from school after making threats against other students on Facebook. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Three students were expelled from a school in northwest Indiana, for comments they made on Facebook, about which classmates they would like to kill.
A suburban college student was beaten at Illinois State University over the weekend and he said he was targeted because he was gay.
Demonstrators continued their call for justice Monday for the family of a man beaten to death while in North Chicago police custody, but attorneys for the officers say the whole story hasn’t come out.
A man with connections to the Chicago area is now on the FBI’s most wanted list. Investigators say Eric Toth regularly changes his name and his appearance. He’s a former teacher, who is wanted for allegedly producing child pornography.
A group of Naperville residents says new smart meters being installed in Naperville pose a real health risk. The city says the efficient devices won’t harm anyone.
It’s a perfect fit for a horse rescue group, and a young woman who welcomes some emotional support. She lost her father and brother, and gained a steadfast friend.
It took just seconds; a dog that was supposed to be playing on the beach ended up dangling from the jaws of another dog, dying and unable to fight back. Now, there’s a huge push to find the owner of the animal that reportedly attacked.
The new big book-to-movie craze hit theaters at midnight Friday, and scores of fans waited in line to be the first to see the highly anticipated film.
Pet stores and veterinarians on the North Side are sending out a warning: someone is putting squirrel poison where dogs can get it, and it has killed some dogs already.
Police in Crown Point, Ind., made a disturbing discovery Wednesday inside a home where neighbors had complained they’d been attacked by animals. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports that pet after pet was carted out of the house and police said no one should have been living in the conditions they had found inside.