Over his summer vacation, Jake Mayer has been playing a little soccer, hanging out with friends in Barrington, and working on his second novel. Did we mention he’s still in elementary school?
If you’re planning to head to Navy Pier to watch the July 4th fireworks show Friday night, you better be there already.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to increase fines and penalties for graffiti vandals
A two-week delay for the grand opening of the new Goliath roller coaster at Six Flags Great America didn’t dampen the spirits of the passengers who experienced the twists and turns of the world’s tallest, fastest wooden roller coaster on Wednesday.
With Halloween upon us, CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole looks at the role horror plays in our everyday lives.
CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole was there when the former Police frontman gave a select few a preview of “The Last Ship.”
There’s no doubt our kids seem to be exposed to more information earlier in their lives, but are they more intelligent? CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.
Rain was a problem for the three-day music festival for the previous two years, causing major damage to the grass at Grant Park.
Dunton Avenue in Arlington Heights was awash in red, white, and blue; as families lined the street to cheer veterans, bands, and – sometimes – politicians marching in the village’s parade.
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.