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Three children were killed in a fire in their home in Hammond, Ind., late Wednesday night. Their father and two other children survived, but were critically injured. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Officials Had Been Trying To Inspect Hammond, Ind. Apartment Where Fatal Fire Erupted

Since last May, the city had been trying to get the landlord to allow inspectors into the rental property, as required by city ordinance. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

01/10/2014

A picture taken on December 15, 2012, shows a close view of an outdoor thermometer reading to -35C in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, about 2800 km east of Moscow. The temperatures in Novosibirsk dropped this weekend to -35C (-31F). AFP PHOTO / VALERY TITIEVSKY (Photo credit should read VALERY TITIEVSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Autos, Homes Need Protection Against Harsh Winter Conditions

CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot offers a 101-level course on winterizing your home and automobile when temperatures plummet.

01/03/2014

Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Cuauhtemoc Estrada. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot Outside Bellwood VFW

A Cook County sheriff’s officer was fatally shot during an armed robbery outside a VFW hall in Bellwood Friday night, authorities said.

12/20/2013

Parked cars in the Little Village neighborhood. (CBS)

Some Motorists To Pay More For Car Insurance Under New Law

For one Chicago man, the change is a little late, after he was injured while riding his bike.

11/29/2013

John O'Connor, who served in Vietnam with the Army from 1967 to 1968, reads names inscribed on the Moving Wall display, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, following the opening ceremony for Welcome Home 2011 at Navy Pier on June 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Welcome Home 2011 celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1986 Chicago Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Parade where 200,000 veterans and their families marched in a parade in front of 300,000 spectators. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Stops In Aurora

The Vietnam Moving Wall and the Healing Field of Flags will be at West Aurora High School until this Monday at dusk. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot was at the opening ceremony.

11/08/2013

Watches are displayed at the Tourbillon store on Michigan Avenue. (CBS)

Mag Mile Smash-And-Grab Nets Burglars $425K In High-End Watches

CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports on a brazen robbery at a Mag Mile retailer where one watch can cost as much as a house.

11/01/2013

Two women were attacked in Arlington Heights within the past two weeks. (CBS)

Two Women Attacked In Separate Arlington Heights Incidents

One attack happened Friday morning near Hintz Road and Haddow Avenue. The other, about a mile and a half away in Lake Arlington Park. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/11/2013

Chicago Public Schools

Elementary School Emptied After Gas Odor Detected

It happened not once, not twice but three times this week alone, CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

09/27/2013

A mom walks her child in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (CBS)

Residents Lament The Changing Face Of Back Of The Yards

CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with locals who say they live in a neighborhood in turmoil.

09/20/2013

The CTA's new Ventra card. (CBS)

CTA’s New Ventra Cards Make Their Debut Monday

It’s called the Ventra card. On Monday, it will officially be used to pay for rides on CTA, Pace and eventually Metra. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

09/05/2013

Plano High School (CBS)

Plano Mom Talks About Son’s Alleged Sex Assault By Classmates

A recently filed hazing lawsuit claims a Plano High School lawsuit was held down by four other schoolmates, while a fifth student sexually assaulted him in the boy’s locker room.

08/30/2013

Brandie Rendell and her boyfriend James Gibson. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Area Civil Rights Group Investigating Iowa Police Brutality Claim

A Chicago civil rights organization is investigating claims that a mother was unjustly beaten by police officers in Davenport Iowa after she was caught shoplifting.

08/05/2013

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9-1-1 Calls Depict Chaos, Gangs On Chicago’s Lakefront

Callers trying to enjoy the Fourth of July on Chicago’s lakefront were reporting incidents of chaos. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reviews the recordings.

08/01/2013

CBS 2 talked with members of African-American families about the George Zimmerman verdict. (CBS)

African-American Familes Not Optimistic After Zimmerman Acquittal

CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot talks to parents and their sons about life after a jury finds neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.

07/19/2013

Adam Alghoul (CBS)

Tourist Gives Birth To Son At O’Hare International Terminal

A pregnant woman boarded a plane in Abu Dhabi and flew 7,200 miles to Chicago. Just as she got off the plane, she went into labor – and her baby wasn’t going to wait. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

07/18/2013

Melanie Dennis' Lemont home went up in flames after being struck by lightning. (CBS)

Tragedy Strikes Grieving Woman Again When Lightning Ignites Her Lemont Home

Smoke was still rising from what remains of Melanie Dennis’ house. In four years, her two daughters died, and one of her daughter’s ashes was inside the home. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

06/13/2013

Brian Crow's bathroom is under renovation following the April floods that his Lisle. (CBS)

Lisle Residents Piecing Lives — And Homes — Together After Flood

CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot looks at how residents of the west suburb are coping, weeks after flooding ruined homes.

06/06/2013

A Dixmoor public works vehicle. (CBS)

Broke Village Doesn’t Have Money To Pay Employees, Fill Vehicles With Gas

Only three of Dixmoor’s five squad cars have gas — that’s how desperate this situation is. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

02/08/2013

Federal authorities look over counterfeit NFL merchandise intercepted at O'Hare Airport. (CBS)

Feds Crack Down On Fake NFL Merchandise Ahead Of Super Bowl

Authorities intercepted fake official football jerseys at O’Hare International Airport. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

02/01/2013

A school bus is hooked on a tow truck after crashing into five cars along Oakton Street, on the border between Park Ridge and Niles. Police said the driver suffered a medical episode. No children were on the bus. (Credit: CBS)

School Bus Involved In Multiple Crashes, Pushes Car Into House

Police in northwest suburban Park Ridge said a school bus was involved in five separate crashes Tuesday afternoon, including one that sent a car into a house.

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