About 50 hearty souls started the first day of the New Year with a plunge into the frigid water of Lake Michigan.
It features peppy numbers about giving God the finger, and it’s turned into a mainstream hit. Broadway’s “The Book of Mormon” is set to open in Chicago next week for an extended run.
Police in Naperville have charged the suspect in the stabbing deaths of two small children at a suburban town home overnight.
The Northlight Theatre in Skokie is hosting a play honoring the life and music of Woody Guthrie, who would have turned 100 this year.
The teachers’ strike has propelled Chicago into the national and world spotlight, as articles explore the wider issues surrounding politics and public employee unions.
It wouldn’t be late summer in Chicago without the sound of a military plane zooming through the air, turning eyes skyward from Lakeview to the Loop.
Chicagoans are flocking to Navy Pier for Navy Week, and visitors are getting an up-close look at some Navy warships.
They’re calling “Call Me Maybe” the song of summer 2012, and Carly Rae Jepsen, the 26-year-old Canadian recording artist behind the song, has become an international superstar. She joined Vince Gerasole this morning to talk, and sing, about it.
It’s a tough time to sell your home, but this morning (Tuesday, July 3), CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole and Coldwell Banker real estate broker Judy Greenberg had some tips on how to make your home look its best for a quick sale, and for top dollar.
As CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, whether NATO protests were a front-page headline or just another story buried inside depends on where you live.
The signs of the NATO Summit in Chicago aren’t limited to the fighter planes that roared over Chicago on Friday.
Patience is the buzzword this Saturday morning as motorists hit the roadways.
Chicago Police officers will be constantly busy until the NATO Summit comes to an end, and they were out in force Friday morning to keep the peace.
Commuters on Metra and South Shore Line trains are prepared for major headaches as the NATO Summit approaches in just two days.
Did you ever notice musical quality to the voice of an anchor reading the headlines, or a politician or celebrity delivering a sound bite? A new reality opera is using the lilting words of the news in an effort to explore the human condition.
About twice a month, Todd and Monica Rogers move the couches out of the living room of their home in Skokie, and turn it into a performance venue called the Pig & Weasel.
The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo is underway at McCormick Place.
Two people have been charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl in the Little Village neighborhood.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was in northwest suburban Rosemont on Wednesday, less than a week ahead of the Illinois GOP primary. He’s third in the delegate count behind Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, and running second among those who say they are looking for “a true conservative.”
A state lawmaker from the West Side was arrested on bribery charges on Tuesday.
- Some People You Should Know: The MelodeersIt all began when barbershop patrons started singing while waiting to get their hair cut. A century or so later, the Melodeers chorus is taking the music to a dazzling new height with 140 ladies singing in unaccompanied four-part harmony. CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.155
- Mother Of Student Pushed Down School Stairs ‘Enraged’ At Security GuardNew video surfaced Friday that appears to show sophomore Lauren Goodlow being pushed by a male security guard. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.329
- House Passes Concealed Carry Plan Opposed By Senate LeaderGun owners in the only state still banning concealed weapons would win that right under a plan approved by the Illinois House on Friday, but the governor and other powerful Democrats oppose the plan because it would wipe out local gun ordinances -- including Chicago's ban on assault weapons.220
- Two Shot Near Roosevelt CTA StationAround 11:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were shot in the 1100 block of South State Street.256
- Store Owner Kidnapped In Pilsen, SUV StolenPolice said the 78-year-old man was closing the store in the 1100 block of West 18th Street when a group of men threw a pillowcase over his head, hit him in the face, and forced him into his own SUV.248
- Man Found Shot To Death In Zion Supermarket Parking LotThe man found shot to death in a parking in north suburban Zion on Thursday afternoon has been identified as a Waukegan resident.152
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