Suzanne Le Mignot

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

Erin Johnson talks with CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot in tornado-damaged Rochelle. (CBS)

Tornado Survivor: ‘I Knew I Didn’t Have A Whole Lot Of Time’

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with Erin Johnson of Rochelle, whose home was ripped off its foundation Thursday.

04/10/2015

Kamron Taylor (Credit: Kankakee County Sheriff)

Reward Up To $7,500 For Arrest Of Kankakee Fugitive

Authorities have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of a convicted killer who escaped from a Kankakee jail earlier this week.

04/03/2015

The McDonald's at 36 W. 95th St. was closed for health reasons, the city announced. (CBS)

McDonald’s To Raise Starting Pay $1 Over Minimum Wage

Approximately 90,000 McDonald’s employees working at company-owned stores will start getting slightly larger paychecks this summer, and will even receive paid vacation, as the fast food chain seeks to attract more reliable workers.

04/02/2015

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West Side Recycling Plant Raided As Police Investigate Stolen Catalytic Converters

Police from several towns raided a recycling plant on the West Side Wednesday. What they found were hundreds of expensive catalytic converters believed to be stolen from cars and trucks.

04/01/2015

5-month-old infant Joshua Summeries. (Credit: Zion Police)

Nearly Two Years Later, Mother Of Murdered 5-Month-Old Planning Memorial Service

It may have been nearly two years since 5-month-old Joshua Summeries’ murder, but for his mother, Kisha Woods Summeries, it seems as if it happened yesterday.

03/31/2015

German and Spanish police officers pay tribute for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash at a memorial in Le Vernet on March 27, 2015. The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors said amid reports he was severely depressed. (AFP/Getty Images/BORIS HORVAT)

Experts: Pilots Reluctant To Disclose Mental Illness

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot takes a look at the stigma surrounding mental health in the airline industry.

03/27/2015

Ald. Emma Mitts (left) is facing challenger Tara Stamps (right) in a runoff election in the 37th Ward on the West Side of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Alderman Mitts Apologizes For Anti-Gay Comments

Ald. Emma Mitts (37th) – who chairs the Budget Committee and, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago study, votes with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 97 percent of the time – apologized for anti-gay comments she made at a candidates’ forum last weekend, after video of her remarks surfaced this week.

03/26/2015

The trailer on this semi-truck buckled after hit hit the low bridge over Irving Park Road, east of York Road, in Bensenville on Monday. (Credit: Twitter/@KevinB1981)

Overpass On Irving Park Closed After Truckers Ignore Detour, Crash Into Bridge

A half-mile stretch of Irving Park Road near O’Hare International Airport has been closed to all traffic after truckers repeatedly ignored warnings about a low bridge, and crashed into a railroad overpass.

03/24/2015

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Opening Day Looms For Wrigley, Amid Construction Scramble

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot pays a visit to the home of the Chicago Cubs, which is undergoing a major renovation.

03/20/2015

Bagpipers march in the South Side Irish Parade on March 10, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

South Side Irish Parade Continues In Family-Friendly Mode

Excessive drinking and unruly behavior led organizers to cancel the parade in 2009. Reinstated in 2012, parade committee members say, things have been different.

03/13/2015

A high school basketball game between North Lawndale and Marshall erupted into a brawl after a punch was thrown in the postgame handshake line Wednesday night. (Credit: Instagram)

Schools Get Suspensions Following Brawl At Basketball Game

The handshake line at the end of a boys’ basketball playoff game erupted into an all-out brawl Wednesday night, with fans rushing the court to join a fight between the two teams.

03/12/2015

Elizabeth Peralta-Luna and her two children, Dylan and Elizabeth. (Family provided photo.)

Driver Cited After Woman, Two Children Fatally Struck By Semi-Truck

Initially, authorities said, the three victims were rushed to the hospital: two children in critical condition to Mt. Sinai and an adult to Stroger Hospital.

03/06/2015

Deonte Hoard (Credit: Facebook)

Slain Urban Prep Student “Enjoyed Making Others Smile”

He loved basketball and was likely headed to college, but the mother of slain Urban Prep student Deonte Hoard wonders why her son died on the streets of Chicago.

03/04/2015

An Archer Heights sidewalk is covered in snow and ice more than two weeks after a blizzard. (CBS)

Archer Heights Sidewalks Finally Getting Cleared Of Snow, Ice

An icy, snow-clogged sidewalk in Archer Heights has forced pedestrians to walk in the street for weeks.

03/03/2015

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