Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has resigned from Congress, citing health reasons and an intensifying federal investigation into the use of his campaign funds.
A huge explosion overnight left a small Indianapolis neighborhood in fear. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.
The embattled South Side congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. would resign for health reasons, admit to misspending campaign funds and likely spend some time behind bars, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has learned.
Thousands of people waited in line for hours Friday morning at Kennedy-King College, to attend a job fair hosted by the city of Chicago, but many of those people left upset, when they found out the job fair wasn’t quite what they were expecting.
Police have issued a warning about a serious and disturbing attack on a child in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
Chicago police have put out a community alert about an alleged sex attack on a teenage girl yesterday in the Hyde Park neighborhood.
Rat droppings and other problems plague some cafeterias. Since 2011, 244 of Chicago’s 681 schools failed at least one health inspection, CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
Contract workers hired by the city of Aurora removed nearly more than 300 birds from the home of a hoarder in Aurora, after he failed to remove them by a Friday morning deadline.
Police say a 15-year-old student and 51-year-old veteran teacher exchanged words. Then, the student allegedly body-slammed the teacher and started punching him.
ow would you like to have somebody else make your mortgage payments for a year? Almost 400 Chicago area homeowners have signed up for a chance to make it happen, CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
An outspoken and controversial shopkeeper who has been a fixture in Lincoln Square for the past dozen years has been targeted by a vandal.
Four teenage girls have been charged with robbing two University of Chicago students at gunpoint.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s budget plan relies on new or higher taxes on cigarettes, ammunition, guns, and gambling machines, but also fulfills her 2010 campaign pledge to eliminate an unpopular sales tax hike enacted by her predecessor.
There’s a new addition to the family at Lincoln Park Zoo, which has announced the birth of a baby western lowland gorilla.
A Southwest Side Chuck E. Cheese employee was charged with two misdemeanors last month for allegedly stabbing a customer in a dispute over a salad plate, police said.
A retired Chicago police officer accidentally shot and killed his son early Tuesday, after mistaking him for a burglar, the officer’s family said.
Chicago police have located a massive marijuana field on the South Side.
Concern about safety is growing in one Chicago neighborhood and some of the people who live there say a unique restaurant may be to blame.
One of the nation’s bond rating agencies is out with another warning about the Chicago Public Schools system’s financial future.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson sat down with gang members in Chicago’s troubled Englewood neighborhood.