Rob Johnson

Steven Nincic and his family in the moments before a tent collapsed Aug. 2, 2015. (Wood Dale Police)

Video Shows Father’s Last Moments Before Wood Dale Tent Collapse

CBS 2 has obtained never-before-seen video of a deadly storm that knocked down a festival tent in Wood Dale, fatally injuring Steven Nincic.

08/17/2015

Volunteers dig for Civil War-era artifacts at the former Camp Douglas. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Camp Douglas, A Civil War Historic Site

The South Side encampment was named after 19th Century Illinois politician Steven Douglas and was one of the most important Union camps during the Civil War. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/31/2015

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Garden Sows Seeds Of Peace And Safety In Woodlawn

Urban gardener William Hill is creating an oasis of calm in the midst of one of the city’s more violent communities.

07/16/2015

Chicago Tree Project (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago Tree Project

Tired of seeing the trees being decimated, the Chicago Park District called on artists to begin turning the trees from eyesores to neighborhood gems. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/10/2015

Paul Tabachneck. (Credit: CBS)

Common Sounds Cause Uncontrollable Anger For Misophonia Sufferers

Chewing, sniffling, breathing, they’re just everyday noises, but for some people they can cause uncontrollable anger.

05/26/2015

Rush University Medical Center's Enable Veterans Program teaches former members of the military job skills in the computer field. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Enabled Veteran Program

Rush University Medical Center is training veterans in the highly competitive, highly sought-after information technology field. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

04/24/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner (CBS)

Illinois Gov. Rauner: Bankruptcy Should Be Option For Broke Cities

Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed sweeping state budget cuts that have angered local officials.

04/13/2015

2nd Skull protective headgear. (Credit: CBS)

How Effective Is Latest Protective Headgear?

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson talked to those who use and make them, and those who say buyer beware.

03/17/2015

Cook County Medical Examiner Stephen Cina (left) and NCIS star Brian Dietzen (right.) (Credit: CBS)

How Close Is NCIS To The Real Thing?

NCIS is the number one show on television, and while doing autopsies is not glamorous work, people are fascinated with forensic pathology.

03/10/2015

The Rink (CBS)

Your Chicago: The Rink

In every community there is a place where the neighborhood comes to gather. On the Southeast Side of Chicago, for the past 40 years, that place has been The Rink.

02/20/2015

Buddy Guy

Your Chicago: Buddy Guy

Last weekend in Los Angeles, Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy received a lifetime achievement award at the Grammy Awards for his stellar music career.

02/13/2015

Father Andrew Smith (CBS)

Your Chicago: Holy Angels Parish

His name is Father Andrew Smith. He is the pastor of Holy Angels parish in Bronzeville, and his ascension to the pulpit there is anything but ordinary. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

02/06/2015

Julieanna Richardson (CBS)

Your Chicago: History Makers

A Chicago-based project to record the histories of African Americans has received some significant recognition. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

01/30/2015

Curse Of The Tempest Jewel

Your Chicago: ‘The Curse Of The Tempest Jewel’

(CBS) – There is a movie premier this Sunday unlike any other. “The Curse of the Tempest Jewel” is a local production that features the talents of a very special group of people. CBS 2’s […]

12/12/2014

Anthony Muldrow and Sharon Bell were honored for stepping forward as witnesses in an arson crime. (Credit: CBS)

Two Witnesses Of West Side Firebombing Receive Courage Award

Two West Side residents risked gang retaliation to help solve a cold case received a big honor Wednesday.

12/03/2014

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Your Chicago: Ag High School’s Horse Program

Maggie Kendall, an animal sciences teacher at a Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, is thinking big — $100,000 big. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson explains.

11/14/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner faced off at a debate hosted by CBS 2, the Chicago Urban League and The Business Leadership Council on Oct. 14, 2014. (Credit: CBS)

Do All These Mudslinging Political Ads Really Work?

“Do these negative ads really work?”

10/31/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner faced off at a debate hosted by CBS 2, the Chicago Urban League and The Business Leadership Council on Oct. 14, 2014. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn, Rauner Square Off Over Minimum Wage

Tuesday night’s debate was held at the DuSable Museum of African American History on Chicago’s South Side.

10/14/2014

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Green Dye May Hold The Key To Identifying Hard-To-Find Cancers

Cancers that had been undetectable can now be seen, thanks to a green glow. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

10/03/2014

Members of the Lake County Lightning visit CBS 2. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Lake County Lightning

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson introduces us to another team of young winners from the Chicago region.

09/26/2014

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