Musician John Prine poses with his award for Best Contemporary Folk Album in the press room at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 8, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Singer-Songwriter John Prine Says He Has Operable Lung Cancer

Prine, a Chicago area native, got his start in the early-1970s at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music.


April McDaniel (Source: Facebook)

Slain Teen’s Mom: ‘I’m Not Going To Bring My Daughter Back’

An Englewood family was mourning the death of an aspiring young singer and dancer, after she was shot and killed while sitting on a porch with friends and relatives on Monday.


Mae Ya Carter Ryan at a recent performance. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Singing Prodigy Mae Ya Carter Ryan

Her commanding voice is even more remarkable when you realize Mae Ya Carter Ryan is only 11. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.


Etta James

Etta James, Legend Of Chicago’s Chess Records, Dies At 73

Singer Etta James, who gained her greatest fame while recording her with Chess Records in Chicago, has died at the age of 73.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012