Rob Johnson

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

Will Conover undergoes testing that may determine if he has a concussion. (CBS)

New Test May Help Diagnose Concussions Among Young Athletes

It is an odd-looking, hairnet-like contraption with 256 electrodes called BNA, for Brain Network Activation. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

09/11/2014

Loop Street Overhaul

What’s The Deal With Chicago’s Ripped-Up Streets?

It’s all part of a strategy to accommodate the work force of tomorrow, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

09/05/2014

CBS 2 anchor Rob Johnson represented Europe in the Senior League World Series in the 1980s.

JRW Brings Back World Series Memories For Rob Johnson

Last week, as Chicago’s newest heroes were being honored with a parade that brought out tens of thousands of people from Washington Heights to Millennium Park, I couldn’t help but think what baseball now means to the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, and what baseball has meant to millions, including me.

09/03/2014

Growing Home, an urban farm in Englewood. (Growing Home Facebook)

Your Chicago: Growing Home, An Urban Farm

It’s part farm, part job training, part produce stand. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/25/2014

An area veteran is honored at a ceremony in Washington D.C. recently. (CBS)

Program Honors WWII Veterans By Flying Them To Washington D.C. Monument

They come before dawn to Midway Airport: 89 veterans, most around 90 years old, going on a trip of a lifetime, thanks to Honor Flight Chicago. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/14/2014

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