Several schools have been using Safe Passage routes since 2011, but now 59 additional schools will receive the same support, including the welcoming schools for students from 48 elementary schools that were closed in June.
A high-end fashion outlet mall opened Thursday morning in Rosemont — the first new indoor mall in the Chicago area in two decades — and the huge deals stores are offering could bring in big crowds.
Investigators spent the night at Evanston Pipe & Tobacco, after 38-year-old Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem and 34-year-old Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem were found in the basement.
A 4-year-old girl who was shot in the stomach Monday afternoon was doing better on Tuesday, and has been moved out of the intensive care unit.
The 27-year-old mother of three was stabbed in the left arm by her children’s father, only a few feet away from where Chicago police officers stood waiting on the front steps, thinking she was safe and out of harm’s way.
Carter Vo’s family applied for a state grant to help defray the child’s funeral expenses. CBS 2’s Susanna Song explains what happened.
A volunteer group of citizen crime fighters is calling the Magnificent Mile – a popular tourist destination in Chicago – the “Muggers’ Mile,” to spotlight robberies along Michigan Avenue.
CBS 2’s Susanna Song visited an all-girls summer camp in Uptown to see how they’re dealing with the heat and humidity.
Sizzling temperatures will likely be around for a few more days, and for folks who have to be outside in this heat, it can be unbearable.
A 28-year-old man has been charged with grabbing a woman at a bus stop in the Ukrainian Village, and raping her in a nearby alley.
An animal shelter in northwest Indiana was asking for donations of towels and blankets, after a fire in their laundry room overnight destroyed most of their linens.
Chicago police cleared out a West Englewood tow yard on Thursday, after allegedly finding stolen vehicles and parts being stored there.
It’s a bittersweet final day for thousands of students at Chicago Public Schools; at 19 elementary schools, it’s the last day of class before they close for good.
Volunteers, friends and family were out in force Tuesday morning, resuming the search for a missing University of Chicago student.
City and Chicago Public Schools officials said Friday they’re working with police and parents to designate hot spots where safety is an issue and there could be trouble as kids go to new schools next fall.
School officials disciplined the entire team over the incident, because players would not reveal who shared pictures of nude girls they had received from female classmates.
The decision to close 49 elementary schools in Chicago is done, but bitterness over the move lingered Thursday morning, as the Chicago Teachers Union vowed to continue their fight against the closings, and parents and students protested the looming closure of their schools.
The two men charged with murder in the shooting death of 15-year-old honor student Hadiya Pendleton pleaded innocent on Thursday.
Protesters filled Daley Plaza, marched through the Loop and rallied again in front of School board headquarters to protest the board’s plan to close 53 schools on Wednesday. More than 100 of those protesters were detained and ticketed after staging a sit-in outside City Hall.
Loved ones of the 6-month-old girl who was shot and killed as she was in her father’s lap inside a minivan in the Woodlawn neighborhood were gathering at a local church Tuesday morning for her funeral.