The program is a partnership with Connecticut-based ZAC Foundation, an organization Karen and Brian Cohn started after the death of their 6-year-old son Zachary, who became trapped underwater when his arm got stuck in a pool drain.
(CBS) — A computer hacker told the FBI he took control of a jetliner’s engines not long after he departed a flight that passed through Chicago. Is he just bragging? Or has he exposed a […]
Some residents worry about how all the vanishing lanes will slow down traffic. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
CBS 2’s Rob Johnson talked to those who use and make them, and those who say buyer beware.
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According to this, Chicagoans are safer than they think. Do the numbers have you convinced?
Metra says 29 people were killed in accidents involving Metra trains last year.
Chicago area resident Serafino Alfe ended up at Loyola’s burn center the day before Thanksgiving in 2011, after an accident while deep-frying turkeys for a fundraiser dinner left him with third-degree burns.
CBS 2 cameras spent hours catching the chaos of drivers, bikers and pedestrians on the streets. Chris Martinez reports.
Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.
Helmets can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 87 percent. But by some estimates only a quarter of all cyclists wear them. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Chicago police and fire officials are reminding residents to make safety a priority when celebrating the July 4 holiday.
Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.
A team of 12 federal investigators will focus on Metra’s operations, testing, and training. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.
Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.
The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.