The fire started around 3 a.m. in a one-story commercial building at the corner of State Street and Cermak Road. The building houses a cell phone store and three fast food restaurants – one ironically named Dragon Fire.
Forget Thanksgiving with the family. For many shoppers, Thursday night was all about finding big deals.
A small cargo plane crashed into a home a few blocks away from Midway International Airport early Tuesday morning. The pilot reported engine trouble just moments before the two-engine plane went down in the 6500 block of South Knox Avenue.
At Welles Park, there were 50 people still in line at 2 a.m., having waited at least seven hours to cast their ballots. At one point, the gym was transformed into a makeshift holding area to accommodate waiting voters.
Crews were working overnight to install the first high-wire cable that tightrope walker Nik Wallenda will walk across on Sunday, 50 stories above the Chicago River.
As heavily armed officers secured Chicago’s financial district, thousands of workers were pulled into the drama Thursday. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.
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.