Pamela Jones

Dearborn Park residents are frightened after a neighbor was sexually assaulted Wednesday night. (CBS)

South Loop Neighborhood On Edge After Brutal Attack

Residents of the Dearborn Park neighborhood were on alert Thursday, a day after a man sexually assaulted a resident outside her home. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

01/10/2013

Surveillance video from Emmit's Irish Pub shows a pickpocket stealing a wallet from a woman's purse on Jan. 4, 2012. (Supplied to CBS)

River West Bar Warns Patrons About Pickpockets

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports it’s where people put their purses and bags that has thieves waiting to pounce.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

Stack of cash (CBS)

New Year Brings New Fees In Chicago

The city’s parking meters, Chicago area water rates, cigarettes, license plates — all are getting more expensive this year.

12/31/2012

(credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Toyota Owners Wondering How Settlement Affects Them

It all started with hundreds of lawsuits against Toyota, but tonight, it is ending with a billion dollar payout and the Toyota-owners are asking how much of that billion they’ll see.

12/26/2012

Gregory Cook, 42, has been charged with two counts of residential burglary. (Riverside Police)

Police: Burglar Was Going To Re-Gift Stolen Goods

Gregory Cook has eight prior convictions for burglary and is a self-admitted Hell Bound Biker Club gang member, police say.

12/21/2012

Hammond, Ind. police respond to a bank robbery Friday. (CBS/Pamela Jones)

Hammond, Ind. Officer Shot During Bank Robbery

Police say someone on the phone with a bank teller called police when the teller suddenly dropped the phone just before 11 a.m. Shortly after police arrived, the gunman opened fire.

12/21/2012

Flu vaccine and a syringe are displayed on a table. (Photo by Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Early, Hard-Hitting Start For Flu Season This Year

Experts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.

CBS 2–12/18/2012

Pearl, the Alt family's dog, died when she suffocated after she was caught in an animal trap that police said was apparently intentionally set. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Indiana Family’s Dog Killed In Animal Trap

Pearl was left struggling with her head pinched in the jaws of an animal trap on Saturday. Police said Pearl’s death was no accident.

12/12/2012

A TV camera is set up in front of the U.S. Supreme Court June 25, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Chicagoans Divided Over U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Gay-Marriage Measure

Two families led by gay couples were optimistic it would finally mean the legalization of gay marriage nationwide.

12/07/2012

Fourteen-year-old Cerria McComb, left, tells CBS 2's Pamela Jones she’s afraid to go outside after being shot Saturday while visiting friends. (CBS)

Teen Shot During Weekend Violence: ‘It’s Teenagers Shooting Other Teenagers’

A 14-year-old Chicago girl who was one of several people wounded over the weekend is telling her story. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

12/03/2012

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Former Students Rally Around Maine West Coach Embroiled In Hazing Scandal

Maine West soccer team members and other students whom Michael Divincenzo taught know him as “Divo.” He has his supporters in some former pupils, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

11/30/2012

Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Heat Turned Up On Maine West High Over Sexual Hazing Allegations

One mother is angry at Divincenzo and has joined several families filing lawsuits against Maine Township High School District 207 because of a series of alleged attacks coaches knew about dating back to 2007.

11/29/2012

Leonard Bottando (handout)

Retired Fire Captain Struck, Killed In Hit-And-Run In Crete

A retired Steger fire captain died early Monday after being struck by a vehicle in south suburban Crete.

11/12/2012

Anthony Kuber, 31, was shot as robbers tried to take his iPhone. (CBS)

Man Shot Five Times During iPhone Robbery

Anthony Kuber was just trying to surrender to robbers, but he took five gunshots instead.

11/08/2012

Supporters of President Barack Obama line up outside a South Side restaurant for a free breakfast celebrating Obama's re-election to four more years in the White House. (Credit: CBS)

South Side Celebrating 4 More Years As President’s Home

For much of the nation, Tuesday’s election was just another election, but for residents of the South Side, it was neighborhood news.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2012

Police tape marks the scene of where human remains were found in an abandoned Calumet Heights property. (CBS)

Neighbors Say City Paid Little Attention To Weeded Property, Until Body Was Found

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports neighbors are asking why it takes so long to get derelict properties cleaned up.

11/05/2012

Holly Womack disappeared three weeks ago in Gary, Ind. (CBS)

Gary Woman Disappears After Being Dropped Off At Shelter

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports on the 30-year-old woman’s disappearance and her family’s frantic search.

10/25/2012

A 14-year-old girl foiled a burglar Wednesday morning. (CBS)

Highland, Ind. Teen Foils Home Invader

With only seconds to react, a 14-year-old girl’s quick thinking helped her and her brother escape from harm. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

10/24/2012

U.S. Army National Guard Maj. Christopher Bonds was arrested in 2008 for allegedly assaulting his elderly aunt, but prosecutors dismissed the charges. However, they've denied requests to have his record expunged, even though the charges were dropped and he had no previous criminal record. (Credit: CBS)

Four Years After Charges Dropped, Soldier Still Trying To Clear His Name

A local Iraq War veteran has been trying to clear his name, after he was accused of attacking a family member.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

(Credit: CBS)

Logistics Firm Moves From Suburbs To Chicago To Help Workers Save Gas

Gas prices have been falling, but not quick enough or far enough for a lot of people to feel it – especially those who drive to work every day. One local company actually picked up and moved from the suburbs to the city, to help its workers burn less gas.

CBS 2–10/11/2012

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