Tornado Map

Tornado Likely Caused Damage In South Suburban Summit

A tornado was the likely cause of the storm damage on Tuesday in south suburban Summit.


car damage summit

Storm Rips Shingles Off Homes, Topples Trees In Summit

Heavy rains and strong winds blew through the Chicago area Tuesday, and CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports in southwest suburban Summit, they are assessing the damage.


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Gang Problem Growing, Seeping Into Suburbs, Authorities Say

Grim statistics were at the heart of multi-state summit held Friday in Oak Brook. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.


Emmanuel Dominguez (CBS)

Summit Man Missing After Attending Halloween Party

A frantic search is on for a missing Summit man, who has last seen at a Halloween party in Chicago.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel addresses an anti-violence summit at Chicago State University. (CBS)

Frustration Apparent At Summit To End Urban Violence

One of those addressing the audience at Chicago State University today was Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who said the streets must be taken back for children. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.


Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

Davis, Rush To Host Summit On Gun Violence In Chicago

The congressmen announced the two-day summit would be held at Chicago State University later this month. They plan to invite local, state, and federal officials to attend.


A fatal accident at Harlem Avenue and 61st Place  in Summit. (CBS)

Police: Distracted Driver Kills Summit Man On Street

One person is dead after an accident Monday morning in Summit.


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Fire Destroys Trucks In Summit

There’s going to be an investigation into a fire that destroyed trucks overnight in the southwest suburbs.



Authorities Gather To Talk About Growing Heroin Problem

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow is among those expected to speak at a weekend summit sponsored by the Illinois State Crime Commission.


Dump Truck Fatal

Woman, 72, Struck And Killed By Dump Truck On Southwest Side

A dump truck driver struck and killed a 72-year-old woman in the Southwest Side’s Clearing neighborhood Friday evening, then drove off.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Canal Search

Man Rescued After Jumping In Canal To Show Off

A middle-aged man is lucky to be alive this morning after jumping into the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal to show off Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Summit Vandalism

Neighbors In Summit Hit With Vandalism, Graffiti

A neighborhood in southwest suburban Summit woke up Monday morning to find homes covered in graffiti and cars smashed with bricks – and now police say they have two men in custody.

WBBM Newsradio–07/09/2012

Dog Rescued

Dog Spotted Running On Stevenson Expy.

A dog was spotted running in the middle of the Stevenson Expressway Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

The NATO protesters' clashes with Chicago police were big news locally. (CBS)

Clashes In Chicago Not Big News Everywhere

As CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, whether NATO protests were a front-page headline or just another story buried inside depends on where you live.


Residents who will be affected by the upcoming NATO summit attended an informational meeting in April. (CBS)

Concerns About NATO Summit Violence Leave Chicago Guessing About Security

As concerns about security grow in the run-up to the NATO summit, it’s becoming difficult to separate myth from reality.


Nobel Peace Laureates

International Game-Changers Begin Second Day Of Talking Peace

The second day begins in Chicago Tuesday for the first ever World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in the United States.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Ivo Daalder, the U.S. ambassador to NATO, talks with CBS 2's Jay Levine. (CBS)

NATO Official Not Worried About Potential Disruptions At Chicago Summit

Concerns about public safety in Chicago during the upcoming G8 and NATO summits in May apparently don’t extend to those who will be participating. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levin reports.



Chicago Might Also Host Russia-NATO Summit Next May

It looks like Chicago will host not only NATO and the rich G-8 nations next spring, but also Russia.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

Fire Graphic

Family Of 4 Rescued From Fire In Summit

A mother, father and two small children were rescued, but a firefighter was left injured, in an extra-alarm fire overnight in southwest suburban Summit.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

Summit Suspects

Police: Gang Members Fought With Officers, Tried To Start Riot

Three alleged gang members in the south suburbs are in serious trouble, after police say they fought with officers and tried to start a riot during a traffic stop last week.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011