Suzanne Le Mignot

A view of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, after a mass shooting at the church on the evening of June 17, 2015.  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Friend Of Charleston Church Massacre Victim: ‘Guns Are Going To Be The Death Of Us’

Albert Tyson, an elder at St. Stephen African Methodist Episcopal Church, knew Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, and said he had a meteoric rise, both in religion and in politics.

06/18/2015

The Blackhawks pizza at Punky's Pizza and Pasta in Bridgeport. (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoans Showing Blackhawks Pride All Over City

No matter where you are in the city, Blackhawks fans are showing their pride for the Stanley Cup champions, in many ways, reports CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.

06/16/2015

Surveillance image of an armed robber at the MADE Gallery in West Town.

Robbery Of West Town Specialty Store Caught On Camera

Two thieves made off with several thousand dollars’ worth of goods from a West Town specialty store in a bold robbery Friday afternoon.

06/13/2015

Three people drove themselves to the hospital after someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Friday morning. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Dan Ryan Attack Latest In Major Uptick In Expressway Shootings

Three people suffered minor injuries early Friday, when someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway, the 19th shooting so far this year on Chicago area expressways, matching last year’s total for the entire year.

06/12/2015

beachgoers 31st Street Beach

Chicagoans Enjoy First Day Of The Year Above 90 Degrees

Wednesday was the first day of the year above 90 degrees. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot caught up with some Chicagoans enjoying the sun at the 31st Street Beach.

06/10/2015

Opening day on the 606. (Credit: CBS)

606 Trail Officially Opens

The ribbon was cut this morning on the nearly 3-mile long trail known as the 606, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

06/06/2015

Medina Plainfield

Mourners Pay Respects To Marine Killed In Nepal Crash

Mourners lined the streets for a moving procession to honor Corporal Sara Medina, who was killed in a helicopter crash in Nepal.

06/02/2015

A Chicago police vehicle parked on the West Side. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cop Saved By The Vest: ‘It Was A Shot, Straight To The Heart’

No question: Bullet proof vests save lives and one Chicago police officer’s story, is a true testament to that.

05/29/2015

James Nevils III (Supplied Photo)

Why Weren’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.

05/27/2015

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

Chicago Public Schools Logo

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

(Source: surveillance video)

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

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