Reginal Brown (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Causing Death Of West Side Toddler

Reginal Brown, 36, is charged with one felony count of endangering the life of a child leading to death, according to Chicago Police.


Krystle El Khatib (Schiller Park Police)

Mother Accused Of Poisoning Children’s Apple Juice

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 29-year-old suburban Chicago woman attempted to kill her son and daughter by lacing their apple juice with crushed tranquilizers. Krystle El Khatib of Schiller Park appeared Thursday […]


Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Body Of Lottery Winner Reinterred At Cemetery

The remains of Urooj Khan were reinterred Monday following an autopsy of the North Side man who died from cyanide poisoning after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot.


Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Judge OKs Exhumation Of Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Body

A Cook County judge has given authorities permission to exhume the body of a man who died from cyanide poisoning last July, less than a month after winning a $1 million jackpot in an instant Lottery game.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Authorities Seek To Exhume Body Of Poisoned Lottery Winner

It’s a fascinating mystery, with more questions than answers. Authorities have been trying to determine who poisoned a man who died days after winning a $1 million jackpot in a lottery instant game.


Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Lottery Winner Dead Of Cyanide Poisoning

Investigators have been trying to determine how a 46-year-old man who won $1 million on an instant lottery game last summer ended up dying from cyanide poisoning.


Nearly two dozen dead geese, such as this one, have been found at McKinley Park and nearby McGuane Park on the Southwest Side between Aug. 15 and Aug. 17, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

More Dead Waterfowl Prompt Warnings At McKinley Park

Dog walkers are being advised to stay away from a Southwest Side park, after even more dead geese and ducks were found there.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

If swallowed, a button battery can completely erode the esophagus in less than five hours. (Credit: CBS)

Doctors Issue Warning About Button Batteries

Two children in the last three weeks have been treated at Children’s Memorial Hospital after they ingested button batteries.

WBBM Newsradio–06/29/2011

Bath Salts

Officials Worried By Dangerous ‘Bath Salts’ Drugs

A dangerous club drug is pushing getting high to a whole new level. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

CBS 2–03/09/2011