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.
NTSB officials pointed to the trip arms and bumping posts at the O’Hare terminal at the end of the tracks, saying neither could adequately slow or stop the train, after the operator nodded off while pulling into the terminal.
Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.
In the face of disaster, a Chicago boy’s acts of kindness continue to grow. Samuel Love is organizing another toy drive, this time for the victims of last week’s deadly tornadoes.
School officials said the attacker is not believed to be a student at the Evanston campus, where a young woman was raped inside a dorm room between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Police said two suspects were in custody from at least one of a string of convenience store robberies early Friday, while two more suspects remained on the loose.
The leak happened just before 11 p.m. near 80th Street and Crandon Avenue. A 20- to 24-inch underground main was leaking, filling the air with the smell of gas, and creating some tense moments as neighbors were told to evacuate their homes.
A new study has found distracted driving is to blame for nearly 60 percent of traffic accidents involving teenagers.
Smoke and flames could be seen for miles Thursday night, as an extra-alarm blaze engulfed a fire extinguisher plant in the Archer Heights neighborhood.
Jeffrey Bellinger, a student at the Hanover Central Middle School, in Cedar Lake, was walking along the side of a set of CSX railroad tracks Tuesday afternoon, about 200 feet north of the 137th Avenue crossing in Cedar Lake, Ind., when he was struck from behind by a train that was unable to stop.
Illinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.
City officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.
Harvey Police Lt. Darnell Keel said he was surprised by colleagues lining a hallway and applauding and shaking his hand as he returned to police headquarters on Tuesday.
Mardi Gras is here, which means it’s also Paczki Day, and a rush of hungry customers lining up at Chicago area bakeries for a taste of the decadent Polish pastries.
If you put any stock into the predictions of the groundhog, we’re in for plenty more snow and cold. Despite the snow, a couple hundred people showed up in the town square in far north suburban Woodstock find out what Woodstock Willie had in store for them, and it wasn’t what they wanted to hear: six more weeks of winter.
The fire started around 5 a.m. in a single-family home in the 7900 block of West Gunnison Street. Four adults and four children were trapped inside when firefighters arrived, and had to be rescued from the house.
Four police officers were injured early Wednesday, when they ran into a burning apartment building to help people escape in west suburban Berwyn. A resident also suffered serious burns.
We’re not talking about record profits for these small businesses. It’s more about a confident feeling that the economy is chugging along at a pace where they can expand. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.
Don’t get too excited. The films already got a few predictions wrong, CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.