A mom walks her child in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (CBS)

Residents Lament The Changing Face Of Back Of The Yards

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with locals who say they live in a neighborhood in turmoil.


Residents use "positive loitering," camping out in front of a distressed property, to keep criminals away. (CBS)

With ‘Positive Loitering,’ Residents Gather To Send Messages To Criminals

Each time they pick a different location where a business owner or neighbor has complained about a problem. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker continues her series on efforts to end violence in Chicago.


Residents of the Parkside and Park Plaza apartment complexes in Glen Ellyn have been told a proposed development might result in them being displaced from their homes. (Credit: YouTube)

Glen Ellyn Housing Complex Residents Could Be Forced Out

About 500 residents of a low-income housing development in Glen Ellyn have been told their apartments are part of a proposed TIF district, and they should reasonably expect to be displaced.


A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Chicago Residents Describe The Horror Of The Boston Blasts

Several Chicago-area residents who had traveled to Boston this week to be a part of the prestigious running event instead became witness to horror.


Residents of a the Lathrop Homes public housing development are fighting to stay in their homes. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM Newsradio)

Lathrop Homes Public Housing Residents Fear Being Kicked Out

Residents of a the Lathrop Homes public housing development, at Diversey Parkway and the Chicago River’s North Branch, are fighting to stay in their homes in wake of a CHA renovation project.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

Some Merillville, Ind. tenants were without water for more than a day. (CBS)

Ind. Tenants Without Water For 2 Days

Hundreds of families in northwest Indiana were without water for more than a day. As CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.


Mayor Emanuel At 'L' Stop

Emanuel Thanks South Loop Residents For Putting Up With NATO Summit

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was out thanking people in the South Loop Tuesday morning for putting up with NATO.

WBBM Newsradio–05/22/2012

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Wants To Crack Down On Parking Permit Resales Near Wrigley

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) wants to crack down on Wrigleyville residents who sell their neighborhood parking permits.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

A new "smart meter" installed on a Naperville home. (CBS)

‘Smart Meter’ Installations Generate Health Concerns In Naperville

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.


Is someone targeting neighbors on an Elgin street for ID theft? (CBS)

More Cases Of Elgin ID Theft Surface

A day after CBS 2 reported three residents of the same Elgin street had their identities stolen, more victims stepped forward.


Kimbark Building

No Heat In Woodlawn Building Angers Residents

If it’s too cold for comfort outside, just imagine what it must be like with no heat INSIDE. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talked to residents in an apartment building on the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS 2–01/05/2011