COMING UP @12:30: Authorities To Provide Update In Fox Lake Officer Shooting Investigation


CBS weather watcher Ron Leffler took this photo of the sun in Burr Ridge, about an hour after sunrise on Tuesday. (Credit: Ron Leffler)

Smoke From Canadian Forest Fires Casts Haze Over Chicago Area

Those clouds marring your morning commute weren’t actually clouds — they’re actually a thin layer of smoke blowing in from large forest fires in Canada.


The planet Venus passes in front of the surface of the Sun on June 5, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Scott A. Froemming)

Eyes Turn To The Sky For Transit Of Venus

Hundreds of millions of people across the Earth found their eyes focused on another planet on Tuesday, as Venus passed directly in front of the Sun.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Patrick Polhemus

Driving On Sunny Days May Be Skin Cancer Hazard

Every time you get behind the wheel, you could be at risk for skin cancer. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

CBS 2–06/22/2011

Tuesday Rain

Rain’s A Drag, But Sunny Weather Coming This Weekend

Rain wreaked havoc in the Chicago area and canceled scores of flights, but relief is on the way, at least on Saturday.