Chase Knapp (Illinois Lottery)

Electrician Buys $2 Million Lottery Ticket While Running Errands

Earlier this month, Chase Knapp bought a scratch off ticket while out getting pet food and quarters for his fiancée.


Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Study: Police Still Arresting — Not Writing Tickets — For Marijuana Possession

Researchers at Roosevelt University spent more than a year studying marijuana arrests across the state, why and where people are arrested and how much it costs.


Snow Shoveling

City Says Chicago Man’s Ticket For Dumping Snow In Street Was Mistake

A Northwest Side business owner is now off the hook, after getting a ticket from the city last week for allegedly dumping snow into the street three months ago.

WBBM Newsradio–06/12/2013

Snow Plow (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

3 Months Later, Chicago Man Gets Ticket For Shoveling Snow Into Street

A Northwest Side business owner has a court date the first week of July during which he’s going to have to prove that he didn’t shovel snow into the street back in March.


Powerball (CBS)

A Dozen Illinoisans Come Within One Number Of $600M Powerball Jackpot

One number in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing was the difference for a dozen Illinois players between being $10,000 richer and living the life of a multi-millionaire.


Rev. Michael James is accusing a Glencoe police officer of racial profiling, for ticketing him for riding his bike through a construction zone, while ignoring several white cyclists for doing the same thing. (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Threatens Lawsuit Over Alleged Racial Profiling In Glencoe

An Evanston pastor has threatened to sue police in north suburban Glencoe, accusing one of its officers of racial profiling.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Seeks Crackdown On Failure To Shovel Snow

Failing to shovel your walkway this winter could be a costly mistake.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

A Southwest Airlines jet (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Man Arrested After Forcing His Way Onto Plane At Midway

A South Side man was arrested at Midway International Airport Tuesday evening, after pushing his way onto a plane without a ticket or boarding pass.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

UP West Metra Train

Double-Digit Metra Fare Hike Likely Next Year

It’s looking more and more like two years of double-digit fare increases are just up the track for Metra riders.


Car Tire

Naperville Man Ticketed After Being Hit By Car

An incident Friday afternoon in west suburban Naperville has given a whole new meaning to the expression “running into a neighbor.”