U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio spoke of education and innovation reforms at 1871, an incubator for technology startups, and seemed to be doing his best to distinguish himself from an increasingly crowded field of GOP presidential hopefuls.
The union said the district’s cutbacks are counterproductive, and will lead to fewer resources for educators. The Emanuel administration has said the cuts will save $200 million for a district reeling from paying $634 million in pension obligations.
CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole got inside the brain of “dead-heads” today.
The Greek crisis is also touching the lives of Chicago area families. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole has the details on how many are on edge.
A powerful tornado ripped through southwest suburban Coal City on Monday, leaving massive path of destruction in its path. Residents have been picking up the pieces ever since, and on Friday they were getting much needed help.
It has been a tense 24 hours in tornado-ravaged Coal City, with residents bracing for another onslaught of rain Wednesday night and early Thursday. There were heavy downpours overnight, but not nearly as much as had been expected, allowing residents to breathe a small sigh of relief Thursday morning.
National Weather Service crews were headed out Tuesday to try to confirm reports of up to six tornados touching down Monday in Grundy, LaSalle, Lee, and Will counties, including three already confirmed in Ottawa, Sublette, and Coal City.
The CTA has announced new guidelines for bus drivers, after a woman was killed when she was hit by a bus on Michigan Avenue last week.
A car hit a fire hydrant – apparently while speeding – and then smashed into the porch of a home in the 11600 block of South Torrence Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. The car flipped on its roof in the crash.
It’s playoff hockey, folks.
With the minimum wage in Chicago about to rise to $10 an hour next month, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to begin an effort to help educate workers on what’s in store.
A bicyclist in Elgin scared off a man attacking a young woman who was jogging on the Fox River Trail on Wednesday.
Witnesses said the attack started inside a home, and the boy’s mother was able to drag the dog and her son outside, and began asking neighbors to help her get the dog off her son. Neighbors used sticks and rocks to try to beat away the dog, and tried to free the boy from its jaws.
CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports one of the most memorable tricks ever on the show was the special talent of a Chicago woman.
Organ recipients expressed thanks Thursday to the parents of Jermaine Cullum Jr., 16, who passed away last year of a heart attack.
A man fired a gun while in the restroom on a Megabus, and then tried to take control of the bus from the driver late Tuesday night, before another passenger tackled him and held him down until police arrived.
Sports organizations across the nation have come under fire for not doing enough to safeguard against concussions, particularly in football, and the IHSA’s “Play Smart. Play Hard” campaign was designed to address that.
Crews from multiple south suburbs were battling an extra-alarm fire in Burnham Monday morning.
The fire started around 11:30 p.m. at a home in the 600 block of North Humphrey Avenue. A 6-year-old boy and a 54-year-old man were trapped and unconscious in a second floor apartment for some time until fire rescue crews in oxygen masks could reach them.
Get ready for a new man in the driver’s seat at the CTA. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to name a man with more than 30 years of public transportation experience in Chicago and Washington as the transit agency’s new president on Tuesday.