One man didn’t wait for help from firefighters, and jumped from an upper floor. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious to critical condition.
Workers told firefighters the blaze started by accident around 9:15 p.m. inside a mechanic shop at 148th Street and Loomis Avenue. The workers tried to put it out themselves, but the flames continued to get bigger and bigger.
Friends and family of a fallen soldier from Mokena were preparing to say their final goodbyes on Tuesday, when 19-year-old Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen will be laid to rest after he was killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan.
A Chicago man has been charged with shooting at an SUV as he was driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday night.
For the second weekend in a row, motorists were being advised to avoid the Kennedy Expressway near downtown, as crews complete demolition of the Ohio/Ontario bridge.
Community activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.
Bill Babiarz plans to run 150 miles in five days, from Fulton to Buckingham Fountain in an effort to cure Rett Syndrome. CBS 2’s Susanna Song reports.
For many people, the day after Christmas is a day to go back to the stores. It’s not just about exchanging what you got for what you really want, stores also are offering new sales to make up for a slow holiday shopping season.
They didn’t sleep. They don’t care about the cold. They’re on a mission to shop.
Aldermen voted Friday to circumvent a major provision of the state’s concealed carry law, by voting to require all city businesses that serve liquor to ban guns on their premises.
About 100 women walked on a trail in the Sauganash neighborhood Thursday morning, as a show of strength and unity, after an off-duty police officer who lives nearby fought off a would-be rapist last week.
The brutal heat has prompted some schools to end classes early on Tuesday, or cancel classes altogether.
Investigators have lots of questions, but not many answers in their search for a missing five-month-old boy in north suburban Zion.
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.