The South Shore Line. (CBS)

South Shore Train Service Restored East Of Hammond

Service on the South Shore commuter train line was temporarily suspended east of Hammond on Wednesday evening, due to damage to the overhead wires that power the trains.


Court Case Graphic

Frankfort Police Try To Force Woman To Testify Against Suspended Cop

Police are using an unusual tactic to try to force a Mokena woman to tell a police commission how her cop ex-boyfriend hit, head-butted and choked her this past summer.


Cierre Wood

Notre Dame Suspends Starting RB Cierre Wood

Notre Dame has suspended starting tailback Cierre Wood two games for violating team rules.


Fans are evacuated from Grant park due to an approaching storm during 2012 Lollapalooza at Grant Park on August 4, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Lollapalooza Resumes After Weather Delay

Lollapalooza will close a half hour later than usual at 10:30 p.m. due to severe thunderstorms that passed through the Chicago area, which caused concert promoters to suspend the event.


O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

O’Hare Terminal 2 Reopens After Report Of Suspicious Package

Operations at Terminal 2 at O’Hare International Airport were returning to normal Thursday afternoon, after a suspicious package forced authorities to shut down the terminal’s security checkpoints.


Cook County Medical Examiner's Office

Medical Examiner’s Office Suspends Autopsies For Some Deceased People

Due to staffing shortages, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has announced that full autopsies will no longer be performed in certain cases in which drugs or alcohol might have led to a person’s death.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Raffi Torres. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Chicago’s Top Cop Calls Torres Hit On Hossa ‘Borderline Criminal’

Chicago’s top cop is weighing in on that savage hit taken by Blackhawks star Marian Hossa.


Willy, a 2-year-old Pomeranian, had to be put down after he was attacked by a pit bull at Montrose Dog Beach. Willy's owner, Audrey Fisher, is looking for the pit bull's owner, claiming he simply walked away after Willy was attacked. (Fisher Family Photo)

Cop Cited, Suspended After Pit Bull Kills Small Dog At Montrose Beach

It turns out the man who walked off after his pit bull mauled a tiny dog to death was a Chicago Police officer. That officer has been ticketed and relieved of his police powers while the department investigates his actions.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Grayslake Police Chief Matt McCutcheon has been charged with drunk driving after a crash in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. (Credit: Kenosha County Sheriff's Office)

Grayslake Police Chief Suspended After DUI Arrest

Grayslake’s police chief has been stripped of his duties while he deals with a drunk driving arrest.


Empty Classroom

White Teacher Suspended For Using N-Word In Class

A white teacher at the predominantly African-American Murray Language Academy in the Hyde Park neighborhood has filed a federal lawsuit, after he was suspended for five days for using the N-word in class.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Daniel Carcillo. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Carcillo Suspended 7 Games

Blackhawks winger Daniel Carcillo has been suspended seven games by the NHL for his hit from behind on the Edmonton Oilers’ Tom Gilbert in Monday night’s loss.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Graduation Cap And Gown

State Prepaid College Tuition Program To Be Suspended

College Illinois – a program aiming to give parents a chance to pay today’s tuition rates for their children to attend college later – is taking a break from accepting new participants.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart host Comedy Central's "Indecision 2008: America's Choice" at Comedy Central Studios on November 4, 2008 in New York City. (Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Eureka High School Teacher Suspended For Showing ‘Daily Show’ In Class

A downstate teacher has been suspended for showing segments of Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” in class that parents found objectionable.


Rod Blagojevich

Supreme Court Suspends Blagojevich’s Law License

The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s law license “until further notice.”

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Two sisters have been charged with misdemeanor battery and suspended for school for beating up a classmate during class at Roger C. Sullivan High School on Oct. 6, 2011. (Source: Cell Phone Video)

Sisters Charged With Attacking Girl At Rogers Park School

Two teenage sisters have been charged with battery and suspended from school after viciously beating a classmate in school last week, in an assault captured on cell phone video.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Darion Jones

Brizard: ‘No Tolerance’ If Fenger Coaches Involved In Attack On Student

The head of the Chicago Public Schools promised on Tuesday that the district would have zero tolerance, after two high school coaches were suspended in connection to a violent attack against a high school student.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Road Work Ahead

Road Work Suspended For July 4 Holiday

The holiday driving should be easier, with many road workers taking a long weekend too.

WBBM Newsradio–07/01/2011

Strip Club

Suburban Cop Suspended For Peoria Strip Club Fight

A southwest suburban police officer is in trouble with his own department, and two other officers might be in trouble too, following a trip to a law enforcement conference downstate.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger, suspended by Cardinal Francis George, watches Sunday services from the background at St. Sabina Church on May 1, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Pfleger Stays In Background At Sunday Services

It’s been a week of controversy for St. Sabina Catholic Church on the South Side, but on Sunday parishioners raised their voices in song and prayer under the watchful eye of their embattled pastor, Rev. Michael Pfleger.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2011


Suburban High School Dean Suspended

The south suburban high school dean who sparked controversy when she held a party where a photo of a former principal was burned in effigy has been suspended.