A Chicagoan prepares to move from the city to Northwest Indiana. (CBS)

Why Are People Fleeing Illinois? Three Personal Stories

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on why the Land of Lincoln isn’t as appealing as it once was.


Toronto Skyline (Photo courtesy Toronto Tourism bureau)

Toronto Stakes Claim To 4th Largest City In North America, Passing Chicago

The City of Toronto was doing a little chest thumping Wednesday morning at the expense of Chicago, after surpassing the Windy City as the fourth largest city in North America.


A homeless person (CBS)

City Conducts Biennial Census Of Homeless Population

More than 200 volunteers and city employees fanned out overnight, counting the city’s homeless, but it was not driven by the cold snap.

WBBM Newsradio–01/23/2013

Evie licks the face of dog-sitter Megan Wilt, who chased off a coyote during an attack. (CBS)

Chicago Coyote Population Growing Bolder

Experts say coyotes are here to stay with plenty of prey to sustain the growing population.


Some African-American leaders wonder if the U.S. Census undercounted blacks in Chicago. (CBS)

Did U.S. Census Under-Count African Americans In Chicago?

Some state lawmakers question the accuracy of the U.S. Census count, which says tens of thousands of black residents have “disappeared” from Chicago.


The Chicago skyline. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Population Lowest Since 1910

New U.S. Census data shows the population of Chicago has dropped to its lowest levels since 1910 figures.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011