U.S. Postal Inspectors and police say these days carriers face great potential harm in some Chicago neighborhoods. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
“Tornado sheltering basics involved three steps – get in, get down and cover-up. The overall goal is to avoid flying and falling debris by putting as many barriers between you and the tornado as possible,” according to one expert at the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma.
The deadly school shooting spree last week in Connecticut prompted Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to push for a review of school safety measures in the state.
A string of tragedies in the Chicago area over the past year prompted a safety advocacy group to look at the number of children killed or injured by falling televisions.
In just a few seconds, a small cooking fire can erupt into a raging inferno. Unfortunately, many people are clueless when it comes to how to extinguish the fire. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist shows you how to spot the danger — and a simple way to fix it.
The Bears on Saturday signed running back Khalil Bell to a one-year contract, and waived safety Jeremy Jones.
Preliminary work begins Tuesday on safety improvements at the pedestrian crossing where a Cook County Corrections officer was killed in a hit-and-run accident this summer.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he didn’t end media tours of Illinois prisons in order to cover up anything.
Drowning is the leading accidental cause of death for children up to four years of age. For children 14 and under, it’s the second leading cause of accidental death.
FTo make the transition smoother for everyone, consider the following tips before moving an elderly parent in permanently.
A worldwide insurance company is issuing some last-minute business reminders related to the upcoming NATO summit.
The Chicago Park District is working to meet a June 15 deadline for installing safer drains in 38 outdoor swimming pools.
Chicago Public Schools are offering parents a way to keep their children off the street during this week of spring break.
City Hall has said it would activate fewer than 100 speed cameras around schools and parks to keep environments safe for kids. But one alderman fears that number could be larger — a lot larger.
A Chicago-based group is calling for a recall of the Bumbo Seat, saying the product puts kids in danger. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.
A motoring gadfly is challenging arguments that a blanket of speed enforcement cameras will improve safety for Chicago schoolchildren.
A fire this month that killed a woman in a Lake Shore Drive high-rise is drawing renewed attention to the question of the safety of such buildings.
A new seat belt law goes into effect with the ringing in of the New Year on Sunday.
At Soldier Field, the security pat-down is becoming passé. Chicago Bears fans should get ready to say hello to the hand-held metal-detecting wand, beginning this weekend, CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.