Francis Cardinal George

Who Will Replace Cardinal George One Day?

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine speaks with a possible front-runner at a gathering of church and academic experts here.


The Kennedy Expressway bridge over Ashland Avenue is undergoing extensive repairs, due to structural deficiencies. Approximately 300,000 vehicles use that elevated section of the Kennedy each day. (Credit: CBS)

Approximately 200 Illinois Bridges Need Repairs

From major spans over the Mississippi River to overpasses on traffic-choked arteries skirting Chicago, some 200 bridges throughout Illinois are in need of replacement or repair because of their outdated, insufficient design and their advanced deterioration.


State Rep. Deb Mell (Source: Facebook)

Lawmaker Deb Mell Frontrunner To Succeed Her Father As Alderman

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine says it’s no surprise that Deb Mell is the frontrunner of 12 candidates.


Jerry Markbreit officiated in the NFL for 23 years. (CBS)

Ex-Ref Cries Foul Over NFL’s Use Of Replacement Refs

In the ‘80s, Jerry Markbreit ejected Charles Martin for slamming the Bears’ Jim McMahon to the ground after a play — a tough call even for a veteran NFL ref.


(Credit: CBS)

Air Conditioner Thieves Strike Again In Robbins

For at least the third time in a week, thieves have targeted large air conditioning units in the south suburbs.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

The all-African-American Tuskegee Airmen squadron did missions for the U.S. Army during World War II. (Credit: CBS)

New Medal Of Honor Coming For Former Tuskegee Airman

A former Tuskegee Airman learned Wednesday that he will be getting another Congressional Gold Medal to replace the one that was stolen from his home.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Natural Gas Flame

Appellate Court: Peoples Gas Can’t Charge Consumers To Replace Pipes

For the last six months, Chicago residents have been paying more for natural gas, but that is about to end.

WBBM Newsradio–10/04/2011

Hot Water Heater

Expert: Trying To Fix Flood-Damaged Appliances Could Be Fatal

A lot of homeowners are getting the bad news that they’ll have to replace flood-damaged appliances.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2011

Cline Avenue Bridge

Unstable Bridge Could Get Reprieve In Indiana

An unstable bridge, which has been the object of much debate, could get a reprieve in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011