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Man Convicted Of Murdering Chicago Police Officer Thor Soderberg

Bryant Brewer claims he shot the officer in self-defense, but brewer took the stand last week and testified that he was proud of being a cop killer.

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The girl fell from a window in the 8000 block of S. Phillips . (Credit: CBS)

One-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Fall From Window On South Side

A one-year-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition after falling from a window of a building in the South Chicago neighborhood Saturday morning, according to a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department.


A man was rescued from the water offshore on Lake Michigan. (CBS)

Boater Rescued 10 Miles Off Lake Michigan Shore

A boater was plucked from Lake Michigan by rescue crews on Friday.


Minnie Hubbard's 8 1/2-year-old Schnauzer Winston recently battled canine flu; he's doing better. (CBS)

Dog Flu Returns To Chicago Region

Dog owners should not feel complacent. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.


A drone used by the Orland Park Fire Protection District. (CBS)

Orland Park Uses Drone To Combat Fire

A southwest suburban fire department used a drone to fly over a burning house. That allowed firefighters to better attack the flames.


A police car drives by the Hollywood Boulevard Cinema in Woodridge. (CBS)

Area Theater Beefs Up Security Following Louisiana Shooting

Michael Moore, co-owner of Hollywood Boulevard Cinema in Woodridge, says he wants to make sure his customers feel secure.


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Off-Duty Cop Accidentally Shoots Self While Tussling With Suspect

The officer was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Police did not release the officer’s gender or age.


Manuel Arizaga (Family Photo)

Young Father Slain Near Irving Park Home While Walking To Work

Manuel Arizaga, 34, lived on the 3600 block of North Saint Louis Avenue with his wife and 1-year-old daughter. He was walking to work around 4:30 a.m. Friday, when he was gunned down in an alley at Waveland and Drake avenues.


Sandra Bland. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Naperville Woman’s Family Hires Attorney To Investigate Her Death In Texas Jail Cell

Relatives of a Naperville woman who died in a Texas jail cell said it’s “unfathomable” that she committed suicide, as authorities have said, and they’ve hired an attorney to get answers.


Hail damage in Marseilles. (Credit: CBS)

Marseilles Cleaning Up After Damaging Hail Storm

The rush for repairs is on after huge hailstones as big as a person’s hand pelt parts of the Chicago area, causing serious damage.



Police-Brutality Suit Hinges On Video Showing Cop Striking Man At Block Party

In the video, police arrive on the scene of a block party at 15th and South Christiana. An officer approaches Jeremiah Smith, yells at him and hits him so hard with his police baton Smith’s white hat flies off his head.


Scanner traffic shows Chicago police responded to reports people were lighting fireworks inside Navy Pier. (Credit: CBS)

Scanner Traffic Details Busy 4th Of July For Chicago Cops

It was a very busy 4th of July night for Chicago Police. Scanner recordings show just what they were dealing with. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot has this Original Report.


Oak Brook Police were investigating the death of a woman, whose body was found in an office park.

Purse Thieves Caught In Minnesota May Be Linked To Louis Vuitton ‘Smash-And-Grab’ Here

Eight men, all from Chicago, were taken into custody in Edina, Minn. after walking out of a Louis Vuitton store with $20,000 in merchandise.


A new home under construction in Lincoln Park. (Credit: CBS)

Real Estate Booming In Lincoln Park

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports the reason is twofold: a lack of inventory of homes in Lincoln Park and low interest rates.


Leon Logothetis (Source: Facebook)

Author’s Journey Around The World Spreads Message Of Kindness

He left everything he knew behind, with one goal in mind: to carry out tremendous acts of kindness around the world. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot sat down with Leon Logothetis, the best-selling author of “The Kindness Diaries.”


One of the floats for Sunday's Pride Parade. (Credit: CBS)

Float Makers Make Final Preps Ahead Of Pride Parade

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot takes a sneak peek at some of the top secret floats.


Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Convicted Of Fatally Shooting Cop, Former CHA Employee Gets Life In Prison

Timothy Herring was convicted in the fatal shooting of a city police officer and former Chicago Housing Authority employee who were investigating an auto burglary.


James Howze (CBS)

Former Inmate Stays Employed, Thanks To ‘Re-Entry’ Program

James Howze is in the James B. Moran Second Chance Re-entry Program, which provides him with mentoring and coaching for his new job and counseling and intense supervision to keep his life on track.


Water from the Kankakee River flooding the parking lot of a boat club. (Credit: CBS)

With Rain On The Way, Kankakee Residents Keeping Close Eye On Rising River

Flooding fears are rising along the Kankakee River, where the wet forecast is on everyone’s mind.


Marchers in the first annual Juneteenth Parade in East Garfield Park. (Credit: CBS)

Charleston Shooting Spurs Chicagoans To Reflect On Racism

Participants at the first annual African-American Awareness and Appreciation Parade celebrated Juneteenth in East Garfield Park, marking the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery.