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This SUV that spun out and hit a median divider on the Eisenhower Expressway was just one of many accidents overnight as a winter storm dumped 2 to 4 inches of snow on the Chicago area. (Credit: CBS)

Storm Brings Moderate Snow, But Still Hampers Morning Commute

Snow continued to blanket the Chicago region Friday morning, making driving conditions more hazardous for commuters, officials said.

02/22/2013

Tamisha Davidson (Credit: Facebook)

Teen Killed, Another Injured In Blaze In South Austin

A high school senior was killed in a fire in the South Austin neighborhood overnight. An 18-year-old male also was injured when he jumped from a second-floor window to escape the blaze.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013

U.S. Marine veteran Michael Adams stopped an attack on a woman who was jogging on the Lakefront Bike Path when he saw a young man assaulting her. (Credit: CBS)

Marine Veteran Stops Rape Attempt Along Lakefront

Michael Adams, of East Chicago, was driving along Lake Shore Drive near the Museum of Science and Industry on Wednesday afternoon, when he saw a young man attack a woman along the Lakefront Bike Path.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2013

Fredrick Goings (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Mother Of Eddy Curry’s Slain Ex: Killer’s Conviction ‘Was Elation’

A day after a 40-year-old attorney was convicted of killing former Chicago Bulls player Eddy Curry’s ex-girlfriend and 10-month-old daughter, the woman’s mother was urging other victims of domestic abuse to take charge of their lives.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2013

Three officers were hurt when a police car crashed while chasing a stolen vehicle near 72nd Street and St. Lawrence Avenue on Feb. 13, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

3 Officers Hurt In Crash While Chasing Stolen Car

The three officers were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

02/13/2013

Teachers picket outside Gary Elementary School in West Chicago, on the first day of a strike for Elementary School District 33. (Credit: Nancy Harty/WBBM)

Teachers Go On Strike In West Chicago

Elementary school teachers in West Chicago hit the picket lines on Monday, after going on strike.

02/04/2013

Tabyus Jackson, 3, was found running on the street in Englewood. (Supplied by Chicago Police)

Mom Charged After Boy Found Alone On Englewood Sidewalk

A young mother has been charged with child endangerment, after her son was found running by himself in the Englewood neighborhood on Monday night.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2013

Chicago police investigate, after a 40-year-old man was shot and killed outside a convenience store in the 4900 block of West Augusta Boulevard on Dec. 27, 2012. The murder brought the city's homicide total for the year to 500. (Credit: CBS)

Police: City Hits 500 Murders in 2012

The shooting death of a 40-year-old man on the West Side was the city’s 500th murder this year, city officials said Friday after initially disagreeing on the tally.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2012

A flight information board at O'Hare International Airport (Credit: CBS)

Winter Storm In Northeast Delaying Some Flights At O’Hare

O’Hare flight boards were showing delays on flights from New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Ohio – all areas hit by the winter storm.

12/27/2012

Most retailers offer big discounts starting the day after Christmas, to help boost year-end sales, and clear out excess inventory. (Credit: CBS)

Post-Christmas Shopping Frenzy Begins As Stores Offer Big Deals

Are you hoping Santa Claus still has a little something in his sack for you? Even jolly old St. Nick is probably scoping out the after-Christmas sales on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2012

A pile of road salt that public works crews in northwest suburban McHenry will use on roads during the year's first snowstorm on Dec. 20, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Northwest Suburbs Hit Hard By Snowstorm

CBS 2’s Susanna Song reports one northwest suburb was using some new techniques to help drivers stay safe on the roads.

CBS 2–12/20/2012

Honoring The Fallen Heroes Since Sept. 11

Starting at 9:11 a.m., volunteers have been reading the names of the American men and women who have been killed while serving in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, at a ceremony outside the Thompson Center.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

The first two cars drive along Upper Wacker Drive after the north-south section of the street reopened to traffic on Nov. 30, 2012, after a 2 1/2-year reconstruction project. (Credit: CBS)

Wacker Drive Reopens To Traffic

After several years of re-construction, the north-south section of upper Wacker Drive opened to traffic in downtown Chicago this morning. Lower Wacker will re-open to traffic early this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2012

Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Judge Weighs New Trial For Dad Who Duct-Taped Daughter

Sentencing was delayed Thursday for a father convicted of aggravated battery for taping over his 22-month-old daughter’s mouth and binding her hands with tape, after the man’s defense attorney asked the judge for a new trial.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

Woodfield Mall opened at midnight this Black Friday for the first time. While busy all day, crowds were much more manageable by the morning than when the mall opened. (Credit: CBS)

Early Start For Black Friday Doesn’t Discourage Crowds

It was midnight madness at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg on Black Friday, as thousands of shoppers rushed in to get their hands on some pretty big deals. The early start on Friday meant crowds thinned out significantly by the time the sun was up.

11/23/2012

The 79th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on State Street. (Credit: CBS)

Balmy Weather Makes For Perfect Day For Parade

The weather was a big hit at the Thanksgiving Day Parade on State Street this morning. Thousands of parade-goers came out to the 79th annual parade.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2012

State Rep. Derrick Smith. (Credit: CBS)

After Reclaiming Seat, Smith Pledges To Work With Lawmakers Who Booted Him

Fresh off regaining his seat in the Illinois House on Tuesday, Derrick Smith starred in a wild episode of Chicago-style politics Thursday morning, claiming himself to be “a new man,” and slamming Democratic Party leaders who tried to stop his bid to get back to Springfield.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2012

President Obama makes calls to volunteers during a stop at his Hyde Park campaign field office.  (Credit: Obama Campaign via Twitter)

President Obama Spends Election Day In Chicago

President Obama has arrived in Chicago, to once again spend Election Day in his hometown.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2012

Nicholas Sauer, 27, allegedly tried to run down a Chicago police officer while attempting to evade capture Sunday evening. (Illinois Department of Corrections)

Parolee Charged With Running Down Officer While Abducting Child

A Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.

11/04/2012

Elzbieta Plackowska (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Woman Who Killed Two Children Went To Confession First

The woman accused of killing her 7-year-old son and the 5-year-old girl she was babysitting allegedly went to confession at a Naperville church before the murders.

CBS 2–11/02/2012

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