Kim and Khloe Kardashian make a promotional appearance at Sears Friday at Woodfield Mall. (Allen Maniscalco/CBS 2)

Kardashian Sisters Draw Hundreds Of Fans At Woodfield Mall

Fans began to line up at 3:30 p.m. Thursday for the two-hour, 5 p.m. Friday promotional appearance at Sears.


Empty Classroom

Big Raises Mean Big Pension Penalties At Suburban Schools

Suburban school districts are pushing back hard against a 2005 state law that was meant to rein in Illinois’ skyrocketing pension costs.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

A meteor from the Geminids meteor shower in 2009 (File Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Stargazers Spot Meteor Streaking Across Chicago Area Skies

Several people in the Chicago area spotted a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday night.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2012

Hair Salon

Hairstylist’s Action May Have Saved Client’s Life

A longtime hairstylist is being honored by Hoffman Estates police for helping save an elderly client’s life.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2012

The new iPhone 4 is displayed at the flagship Apple Store on Fifth Avenue on June 24, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Schaumburg, Apple iPhones Taking Bite Out Of Crime

Police officers in the northwest suburb are using all kinds of apps to help keep criminals at bay. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.


Car dealership (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmaker: State Has 3,000 Cars That Are Barely Used

A state lawmaker says Illinois is wasting a lot of money on cars that aren’t needed.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Schaumburg police have released this sketch of a man wanted for forcing his way into a home, then trying to use a stun gun on a woman who lived there. (Credit: Schaumburg Police Department)

Police Release Sketch Of Stun Gun-Wielding Home Invader

Police on Monday released a sketch of a man wanted for forcing his way into a home last week, then trying to use a stun gun on a resident until she screamed for help and the suspect fled.


Fire Graphic

One Resident Critically Injured, Others Displaced In Schaumburg Fire

One resident was critically injured and others displaced in a fire Saturday morning at their Schaumburg apartment complex.



Male Intruder Uses Stun Gun On Woman In Schaumburg

A man tried to force his way into the home of a northwest suburb woman Wednesday morning, then tried to use a stun gun on her until she started screaming for her roommate.


Hoarder House

Hoarder’s House Auctioned For $35,000 In Schaumburg

The foreclosed home of a reported hoarder in Schaumburg has been sold at auction.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Paul LaDuke, 75, is charged with masturbating in class while teaching at Schaumburg Christian School on Nov. 11, 2011. (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Ex-Teacher Denies Masturbating In Classroom

A former teacher at the Schaumburg Christian school on Wednesday denied charges he masturbated in front of students while teaching his math class.


A North Pole post office in the Gyurnek family's front yard in Schaumburg was knocked over by vandals, who also wrecked a hand-built gingerbread house and Santa’s workshop, filled with miniature furniture and decorations. (Credit: CBS)

Vandals Hit Two Intricate Christmas Displays In Schaumburg

Vandals tried to ruin the Christmas spirit in Schaumburg by targeting some pretty spectacular front yard displays.

CBS 2–12/21/2011

Handicapped Parking

Police Crack Down On Handicap Parking Space Misuse

Think twice before you park in a spot for the handicapped without the proper placard, because the Illinois Secretary of State Police are cracking down during the holidays.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

Paul LaDuke, 75, is charged with masturbating in class while teaching at Schaumburg Christian School on Nov. 11, 2011. (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Parent Says She Saw Teacher Going Around With Pants Unzipped

The mother of a former student at Schaumburg Christian School says some memories took on a disturbing new meaning when she heard the accusations against teacher Paul LaDuke.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

Hermain Cain, a GOP candidate for president, appeared in Schaumburg, Ill. Saturday. (CBS)

GOP Presidential Contender Cain Stops In Schaumburg

Herman Cain, the surprise winner in the Florida Republican straw poll, spoke before an appreciative crowd at the Midwest Tea Party Convention in Schaumburg.


Unemployment Line

Program Provides Unemployed With Today’s Job-Seeking Skills

The ongoing economic slowdown has forced people into the job market who last wrote up a resume on a typewriter. A program at the Harper College Schaumburg campus is working to provide them with today’s job-seeking skills.

WBBM Newsradio–09/09/2011

Rep. Joe Walsh

Some Seek Bipartisan Compromise, Rep. Walsh Says ‘Grow Up’

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh pointedly skipped President Obama’s jobs speech Thursday, and even passed up the chance to watch it on television shortly before hosting a forum on jobs creation in Schaumburg.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011


Some Support Toll Hike If It Puts People Back To Work

A few people say they will go along with higher tolls if it puts them back to work.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

The letters above the Lowe's store in Schaumburg were taken down on Aug. 15, 2011, when the store became one of seven Lowe's stores to close nationwide. (Credit: CBS)

Lowe’s Closes Stores In Elgin, Schaumburg

Two Chicago suburbs are suffering a major economic blow, as the Lowe’s home improvement chain closes stores.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Palatine Flooding

Latest Storms Spark Lightning Fires; Flood Threat Continues

The city of Chicago officially has set a new record for rainfall in the month of July, as a new round of storms brought lightning that set homes on fire, and a serious threat of flooding continues.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011