Many suburban communities suffered water damage overnight, due to flash flooding from the heavy downpour of Monday night’s storm. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports one of the hardest-hit areas was west suburban Bellwood, where floodwater surrounded many homes and inundated several streets.
McCarthy talked about recent violence in the city saying it’s more painful than usual because children are falling victim to it.
More and more schools across the country are opting for a pay-by-fingerprint system in the cafeteria to cut down on theft and speed up the lunch line.
Same-sex marriage in Illinois is legal and hundreds of couples across the state are taking advantage of the new law.
The number of people dying from strokes in Illinois has been dropping but health officials say the numbers should be much better.
Volunteers and good Samaritans have helped victims of the tornado in Washington, Illinois get back some of the things they lost.
There are Disney-themed trees, children’s board-game trees, even one called “Jiminy Christmas.” And then there was the “Fifty Shades of Grey” tree, which Navy Pier spokesman Nick Shields says didn’t quite fit in.
A baby died in Blue Island this weekend and investigators are looking at the father as a suspect.
Guards at Illinois state prisons worked overtime last year to the tune of $62 million but that won’t be the case this year.
For the first time ever the doors of the vault in the Chicago Board of Trade building have been swung open for the public to take a peek inside.
Residents in Fox Point Mobile Home Park along the Des Plaines River fought to save their homes last April and now they’re trying to save them from the wrecking ball.
Aurora will be celebrating a man who’s been called one of the most overlooked baseball players in history.
Senator Mark Kirk ruffled a lot of feathers with his recent plan to round up 18,000 gang members but a group of South Side pastors say they have a way for him to redeem himself: Help pass legislation to give African Americans reparation.
Today’s storms didn’t stop an immigration rally in front of Congressman Dan Lipinski’s office on the Southwest Side.
Pope Francis says it’s not a crime to be gay and that he wouldn’t judge priests for their sexual orientation.
Mayor Emanuel addressed the escalating number of shootings around the city and says some headway is being made in the war against crime.
Mayor Emanuel said fix it and they did. He announced a new City partnership with the BROE Group out of Denver Colorado to take over and inject $500 million in new infrastructure
It doesn’t happen very often. Last year there was a baby born with it in Chicago, and now an international student at Valparaiso University has come down with it.
As the mayor of Gary is waiting for word from the governor’s office as to whether he’ll send state troopers to help police with an alarming number of murders and shootings recently, word comes in of yet another murder reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.
Every year people lose fingers, thumbs, eyes and even their lives when a firework goes off in their face. Dr , Espisito is the director of Loyola’s trauma, critical unit and burn center and says people are warned and don’t listen and they don’t always learn a lesson.