Suzanne Le Mignot

James Nevils III (Supplied Photo)

Why Haven’t Charges Filed Against Owner Of Dog That Mauled Boy To Death?

Five-year-old James Nevils III was killed by a pit bill Monday night and police said no criminal charges will be filed against the dog’s owner.

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Gold Star Family Wreath

Chicagoans Remember Fallen Vets With Wreath Laying, Parade

On this beautiful, sunny day, thousands gathered to pay their respects for those who gave their lives for their country.

05/23/2015

Camp Shabbona Woods in South Holland opened on Friday, the first of five new or renovated campgrounds being introduced by the Forest Preserves of Cook County. (Credit; Cook County)

Cook County Offers Family, Individual Camping For First Time

For decades, camping in the forest preserves has been available only to organized groups—until now.

05/22/2015

Deonte Hoard (Credit: Facebook)

All Urban Prep Seniors Are Going To College — Except One, Sadly

Missing from the 260 Urban Prep Academy graduates is Deonte Hoard, a victim of street violence. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

05/14/2015

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Four Charged With Stealing More Than $870,000 From CPS

According to a CPS inspector general’s report, this is part of a larger theft scheme that is connected to seven people who have worked for Chicago Public Schools.

05/13/2015

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Watch: Teens Attack Gary Gas Station Employee

It started as teenagers playing around then quickly turned violent.

05/09/2015

Lilly, a dog found in Elgin, was sent back to her Denver owners. (CBS)

Dog Found In Elgin Reunited With Denver Family

Tonight, Lilly is finally home and in the arms of her owner. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot has the story of her journey.

05/07/2015

Daniel Alexander's treehouse comes complete with a full-sized bed, fireplace, kitchenette, deck, cable TV, WiFi, and air conditioning. (Credit: Daniel Alexander/Airbnb)

Luxury Treehouse Prompts Schaumburg Officials To Seek Regulations

Daniel Alexander’s treehouse in Schaumburg might be the only one in an area couples can rent as an intimate romantic getaway, and village officials want to know beforehand if any other homeowners try to follow his lead.

05/07/2015

At least six people were injured in the two car crash. (Credit: CBS)

Two Killed In Bridgeview Crash

An elderly man and woman died, and at least four other people were injured, after a two-car crash in Bridgeview Sunday afternoon.

05/03/2015

Grant Park during the NFL Draft. (Credit: CBS)

Crowds Flock Downtown For NFL Draft, Polish Constitution Day Parade

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports thousands converged on State Street, taking in the sights and sounds of the Polish Constitution Day Parade.

05/02/2015

Janie Bawel, the woman behind the Ride Janie Ride Foundation. (CBS)

Foundation Pays It Forward By Helping Cancer Patients

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot introduces us to the beneficiaries of the Ride Janie Ride Foundation.

05/01/2015

Nepali Americans hold a vigil for the victim's of the recent earthquake. (CBS)

Chicagoans Hold Vigil For Nepal Earthquake Victims

More than 100 Chicagoans of Nepali descent gathered at Foster Avenue Beach Thursday evening.

04/30/2015

Jeni's Ice Cream at a Chicago grocery outlet. (CBS)

Expert: Fear Of Bacteria Is Well-Founded In Recent Ice Cream Recalls

Listeria is a common bacteria, but it can be deadly, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/24/2015

Jeni's Ice Cream at a Chicago grocery outlet. (CBS)

Jeni’s Ice Cream Shops Close, Products Recalled, Amid Bacteria Scare

The company says listeria was found in a sample taken by the Nebrasksa Department of Agriculture.

04/23/2015

Samantha Fleming. (Source:Police)

Body Of Missing Mother Found In Gary Home

Police in two Indiana towns are sorting out the details of an alleged kidnapping and murder after a young mother’s body was found in a home in Gary, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/18/2015

A woman tells police she was grabbed outside this CTA station over the weekend and held against her will for three days. (CBS)

Police: Story Of Kidnapping Outside CTA Station Is A Hoax

The purported victim told police she was hit in the head by a man around 8:45 a.m. Saturday outside the Pink Line Pulaski station. She said she had been dragged into an abandoned building and kept there for three days.

04/16/2015

The Wanda Vista will be located in the  Lakeshore East development. (Credit: Jeane Gang Studios)

Wanda Vista Skyscraper Could Become Chicago’s Third Tallest Building

Get ready for a new addition to the Chicago skyline.

04/14/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Demonstrators Gather In Zion, Scene Of Police-Involved Shooting

About 200 people gathered Saturday in front of the Zion Police Department after the shooting death of a teen last week by police.

04/11/2015

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Levity Amid The Rubble: Why Is This Man Attacking Dryer With A Shovel?

After Thursday’s tornado and the devastation it brought, Emily Dickow wasn’t asking for much. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/10/2015

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle (CBS)

Among Those Left Homeless By Tornado: The Ogle County Sheriff

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle says he got a call from Woodstock Police, who found some of his mail – 60 miles away. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/10/2015

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