Suzanne Le Mignot

90 Miles Cuban Café owner Alberto Gonzalez Jr.  (Credit: CBS)

Change In U.S.-Cuba Relationship Stirs Debate Among Local Cuban Americans

After President Obama announced a normalization of the United States’ relationship with Cuba, Cuban Americans CBS 2 spoke with are showing optimism about this historic change.

12/17/2014

This screen grab appears to show a young man harassing an older rider on a CTA train. (Facebook)

Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train

A video posted on Facebook is generating hundreds of responses, and it shows at least two young men on a CTA Blue Line train, slapping an older man and taunting him.

12/11/2014

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Daughter Of Woman Allegedly Injured In Nursing Home Pushes For Patient Monitoring

The state’s attorney general supports the extra set of eyes and ears and so does the daughter of a woman allegedly injured, reports Suzanne Le Mignot.

12/09/2014

Graffiti sprayed on a sign on the Kennedy Expressway obscured the word "Indiana," prompting state road crews to block two lanes during the morning rush to remove the spray paint. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

IDOT Crews Block Kennedy Traffic To Remove Graffiti From Sign

State officials on Friday tried to deflect blame for a major traffic jam on the inbound Kennedy Expressway, while apologizing to commuters for any inconvenience when two lanes were shut down to clean graffiti from a highway sign at Division Street.

12/05/2014

A person holds a flu vaccine at the Institut Pasteur de Lille research centre on October 11, 2013 in Lille, northern France. French health authorities launched their annual flu vaccination campaign on October 9 insisting on the elderly and people at risk, even though French people are increasingly reluctant to get vaccinated. AFP PHOTO / DENIS CHARLET (Photo credit should read DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Experts: Flu Vaccine Not A Failsafe This Year

There are several strains of the virus, making it important for you to get antiviral medication right away, when flu symptoms hit. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot explains.

12/04/2014

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11-Year-Old Boy Hit By Train Near Bus Stop In Blue Island

An 11-year-old boy was struck by a Metra Electric Line train Tuesday morning in south suburban Blue Island.

12/02/2014

Eugene Booker, a convicted sex offender dubbed the “Dreadlock Rapist” by police, is serving a prison sentence for a series of 1986 sexual assaults, and has now been charged with a cold case murder from 1981. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Serial Rapist Accused Of Murder In 1981 Cold Case

More than three decades after Carol Novak’s brutal murder, police say they’ve identified a suspect. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

11/21/2014

A burn victim is placed in an ambulance after an apparent cooking accident in the food court at Macy's. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured In Cooking Accident At State Street Macy’s

Four Macy’s employees were taken to hospitals after an aerosol can overheated and ruptured during an employee breakfast at the State Street store Friday morning.

11/21/2014

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Gas Service Restored To Edison Park Homes

Dozens of residents in the Edison Park neighborhood spent the night without heat, after city water crews knocked out a gas line.

11/20/2014

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Spike In Burglaries Has Residents Of Gary’s Miller Neighborhood On Edge

Residents of Gary’s Miller neighborhood are on edge after a spike in home burglaries. Police say there have been 15 burglaries and one home invasion in the community between October and November.

11/19/2014

Archbishop Blase Cupich accepts the crozier of former Cardinal Francis Mundelein at Holy Name Cathedral. (Photo by Antonio Perez-Pool/Getty Images)

Catholic School Students Cheer Installation Of Archbishop Cupich

Students and teachers at St. Columbanus school in the Park Manor neighborhood watched the ceremony at Holy Name Cathedral as Blase Cupich was installed as the Archbishop of Chicago.

11/18/2014

Demolition of the shuttered Montgomery Ward building at Lincoln Mall was left unfinished and crumbling. (Credit: Village of Matteson)

Judge Orders Lincoln Mall To Shut Down

A mall in the south suburbs has been ordered to be shut down not because of the economy, but because of customer safety.

11/11/2014

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Peoples Gas Offering Free Winter Weatherization Program To Reduce Gas Bills

The brutal cold of last winter is unforgettable and Peoples Gas is taking steps to make sure their customers are able to cope this winter, especially, the elderly, reports CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.

11/08/2014

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List Of Suspects Grows In Teen Sexting, Cyber-Bullying Case In Gurnee

Three students at Warren Community high school, and a fourth from another school, now face charges for distribution of child pornography.

11/07/2014

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Social Media Helps Track Down Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run

For the first time, a husband talks about the tragic accident that took his wife’s life and how social media brought him justice.

11/06/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Wants Feds To Investigate Robocalls Made To Election Judge

Robocalls made to election judges created confusion with voters waiting in long lines from two in the afternoon, until three in the morning to cast their vote.

11/05/2014

One Chicago neighborhood got a long-sought pothole patch job, but the work didn't last. Neighbors say the work method was faulty. (CBS)

Motorist Waits 3 Years For City To Pay For Pothole-Related Damages

And he only got half of what he was looking for, CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/29/2014

An off-duty police officer was in serious condition after he was shot early Friday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Off-Duty Officer Shot In Greater Grand Crossing; 3 Suspects At Large

A manhunt was underway early Friday, after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot during a robbery attempt in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

10/24/2014

Kristine Williams with her father Bruce on Thanksgiving in 2012. (Family provided photo)

Father Of Gary Murder Victim Says Pain Will Continue Even If Suspected Killer Gets Death Penalty

As the search for more bodies continues– the families of the identified victims are trying to work through their grief.

10/22/2014

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Injured Bicyclist Lobbies Park District To Warn Riders About Lakefront Dropoff

Now paralyzed below the ribs, Jennifer Kraft is making it her mission to make sure others do not suffer the same fate. CBS 2’s Suzanne LeMignot reports.

10/16/2014

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