Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

Evening Purple Line Express Test Falling Short Of Expectations

Time is running out on the experimental CTA mid-evening Purple Express train, which faces an uncertain future.


Common house mosquito (Credit: Illinois Department of Public Health)

West Nile Virus Detected In Skokie

A batch of mosquitos in Skokie has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, making it the fourth Chicago suburb to detect the disease this year.


Empty Classroom

Opponents Of Standardized Test Say State Is Bullying School Districts

There is a new standardized test coming to Illinois schools on March 9, but some parents don’t want their kids to take it. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


An officer wears a body camera during a test of the technology in early 2015. (CBS)

So Far, Body Cameras Working Out For Chicago Police: McCarthy

Body cameras like those tested in Dallas can take the “he said/she said” out of police work. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


O'Hare Travelers

O’Hare Travelers Getting An Earful From Daylong Fire Alarm Test

Going to the airport can be enough of a chore in and of itself, but on Thursday, travelers at O’hare International Airport will have to endure the extra headache of listening to fire alarms going off all day.


(Ohio State University)

Taking The Alzheimer’s Test

With more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, doctors say it’s critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible. Now, a simple test could help spot the early signs […]


The Wanted Play What’s That Song? – Part 1

We put their music love to the test when the guys were in NYC, playing a backstage game of What’s That Song? Here’s what happened in the first round.


Participants take the selfish test. (CBS)

Are You Selfish? Give Yourself A Little Test

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker put several people to the selfish test to see how they scored



Putting Suncreen Products To The Flame Test

A highly publicized burn injury suffered by a man who had just applied sunscreen prompted CBS 2 to do its own test of the products.


Ryan Braun. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Brewers’ Ryan Braun Tests Positive For PEDs, Reports Allege

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, ESPN and CBS Sports are reporting.


Emergency Alert System

Nationwide EAS Test Proves To Be A Failure

This afternoon, for the first time ever, the Emergency Alert System was tested simultaneously nationwide. The man who oversaw the test in Illinois said he’s not surprised with the bizarre things that happened, and said it’s a good thing it wasn’t for real.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

Chicago Fire Department

Lawsuit: Fire Department Test Discriminates Against Women

A 27-year-old Chicago woman is suing the city because she says she wants to be a firefighter – and she failed a physical screening test she says is discriminatory.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Roger Goodell

Report: Goodell Has Taken HGH Test Proposed For Players

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has taken the test for human growth hormone that he wants to require for all players, according to a report this week.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011


UIC Gets $7M Grant To Test And Treat Inmates For HIV

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study effective ways to seek, test, and treat inmates with HIV.