CBS 2’s Rob Johnson takes you to a place that’s been around 65 years.
The headlines about concussions are everywhere these days; soldiers suffering traumatic brain injuries linked to concussions, or the speculation that football star Junior Seau might have committed suicide after suffering from them.
Gov. Pat Quinn was back in Springfield Tuesday night, dealing with the state’s pension and Medicaid problems. He said lawmakers must “show some fortitude” and come up with major pension and Medicaid reforms this spring.
For people who are dealing with homelessness or drug addiction or other problems, a West Side agency is offering a second chance at life. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.
The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences is a little bit of the country on the city’s Far South Side. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.
Where do Chicago school kids go when they need glasses, but they don’t have the money? CBS 2′s Rob Johnson has the answer.
In January 2011, the city of Chicago passed some of the most strict concussion legislation in the country, but it was just the beginning, as there are several efforts afoot to protect school-aged athletes from serious brain injuries.
The latest research shows repeated head trauma can cause irreparable brain disease. As CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports, for parents whose kids are active, this can be extremely troubling, especially when you consider that almost any sport can leave your child with a concussion.
From afar, it looks like any other playroom. Kids are laughing — enjoying their toys, books, and each other. But take a closer look and you will see that all of these kids are special. They all have Down syndrome, CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.
In the high school gym at Eisenhower Junior High last week, a pep rally was held to end cancer, complete with videos, cheerleaders, a band and inspirational speakers.
CBS 2’s Rob Johnson usually explores “Your Chicago” based on viewer suggestions. But in the latest installment, he introduces us to the Darien Sportsplex ice rink.
Seguin Gardens and Gifts in Cicero is far more than your ordinary plant shop and is staffed primarily with special-needs adults. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.
CBS 2′s Rob Johnson talks with former Outfit member Frank Calabrese Jr., who has some thoughts about ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s impending prison term.
CBS 2′s Rob Johnson introduces us to an Evanston store that specializes in “scrapbooking” and some of its enthusiasts.
CBS 2′s Rob Johnson takes a tour of a Melrose Park institution and talks with owners about the the thrill of harness racing.
There’s no time like the present to enjoy autum colors at the west surburban oasis. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson takes a tour.
In a non-descript studio inside the Athenaeum Theatre building in Lakeview, students are tapping and tapping and tapping – the young and the young at heart.
A 19th-century wood frame church in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood has been dispensing aid to the needy for several years. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson introduces us to All Saints Episcopal Church.
For many people who love wine, they will tell you it’s not just about the drink but about the experience. That is true for one Gurnee couple, who invited CBS 2’s Rob Johnson to the only full-service restaurant in Illinois that makes its own hand-crafted wines.
It may look like every other doctor’s office, but this one is different. It’s called Circle Family Healthcare Network, and it’s been serving the West Side for more than 30 years.
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- Senate Passes Ban On Handheld Cell Phones While DrivingThe proposal says drivers must use hands-free devices or speakerphone features.127
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