CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score
LIVE VIDEO: Watch the Lollapalooza webcast LIVE from the festival, courtesy of 93XRT! WATCH NOW »

State

Tyquone Greer. (Credit: CBS)

After Miraculous Shot, Orr Player’s Team Heads To State

Tyquone Greer was among half a dozen people shot in an Austin house less than two weeks ago. Then, just days ago, with the wound still fresh, the 6-foot, 9-inch star buried a three-pointer with three seconds left, earning the Orr Spartans a trip to the Class AAA state semi-finals.

03/20/2014

Will Guzzardi (Photo Credit: Christopher Dilts)

State Rep. Candidate Turns To Reddit For Q&A, Claims State Rep. Toni Berrios ‘Simply Hasn’t Been On Our Side’

Will Guzzardi, a Democrat running for Illinois State Representative, turned to the popular website Reddit on Thursday to have a direct discussion with voters.

01/30/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Illinois Unemployment Continues To Go Down Slowly

The November unemployment is rate is 8.7 percent, down from 8.8 percent in October and down from 9.8 percent in November a year ago.

12/21/2012

U.S. cash (Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images)

New Website Could Help Pressure Lawmakers, Employees To Fix Pensions

A new voice and a new website were added Monday to the effort to avert what appears to be the potential collapse of Illinois public employee pension funds. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

04/09/2012

U.S.currency. (credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Agency Re-Hiring After Getting Funding Restored

Those who help the homeless, drug addicted and mentally ill are celebrating funding restoration by Illinois lawmakers–and one major agency is already planning to rehire laid-off staffers.

12/02/2011

Urban Meyer. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Urban Meyer Takes Over At Ohio State

Urban Meyer has accepted the job as Ohio State football coach, according to ESPN.

11/28/2011

Jessica (credit: Amanda Look)

Citizen Scene Spotter: Tips about Chicago’s Nightlife, Jessica

I stopped Jessica on the platform of the red line stop at Belmont. Heading to see friends in the loop, Jessica agreed to give me a few minutes of her time to answer some questions about the bar scene in the city. Two trains came and went while Jessica divulged her wealth of knowledge about Chicago’s nightlife!

10/13/2011

Rahm Emanuel discusses early childhood education rating system. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel: Better Use Of City’s Grant Money Could Save Taxpayers $20M

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing budget reforms that will ensure federal and state grants are spent in full, and thus, taxpayers are saved money.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Empty Classroom

DeKalb County School Supt. Has To Live Off Wife’s Income

The DeKalb County Regional Superintendent of Schools admits it’s challenging not receiving a paycheck from the state, but says he’s holding out hope that Gov. Pat Quinn will put back the money he removed.

WBBM Newsradio–07/28/2011

Wrigley Field

Lawmakers To Decide On Funding For Wrigley

During their lame duck session starting Tuesday, lawmakers will consider whether to help out with renovations for Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010