Like many people, Jessy Stouffer and her family have a tradition of watching “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings” movies around the holidays, but the final installment doesn’t come out until mid-December and the 21-year-old Northern Illinois University student said she’s worried her father won’t live to see it.
Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy speaks with an expert who says parents may be missing the biggest concern facing teens and preteens today.
In a growing movement on social media, many gun owners are making it known they won’t spend their money in shops where they’re not allowed to carry their firearms.
The couch versus the stadium; that’s the challenge facing many sports teams when trying to get more fans in the seats.
Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.
Careful about your in-game tweets, because authorities are likely watching.
On February 19, 2007, 13-year-old Lazarus Jones was beaten to death on a Chicago street corner. Pamela Jones is still looking for the killer of her son, who police believe was a victim of mistaken identity.
People use the app Vine to make six-second videos. While that may sound strange, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports that people of a certain young age can’t get enough.
Karon Godbold, 35, is charged with sexual assault and weapons violations.
Who could have imagined it? A dog lost in Highland Park is found, thanks to a woman in Poland. How did it happen? CBS 2’s Mike Parker has this Original Report.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he favors criminal prosecutions of school bullies who take things too far.
You start by going to http://www.chiparkpoints.com and earning 100 points just to register and an additional 75 points for linking your social media accounts to the program.
How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?
A bill to toughen penalties on those who use social media to organize violent flash mobs has been signed by Gov Pat Quinn.
Smart businesses of all sizes in Chicago are using social media to reach new customers.
Anyone convicted of using social media to plan or incite a mob attack could face tougher punishment under legislation approved by the Illinois Senate.
You probably don’t know his name, but he helped you figure out where Chicago’s snowplows were this winter.
On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.