Cardinal Francis George talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Visitation To Begin For Cardinal Francis George

Thousands of mourners were expected to visit Holy Name Cathedral on Tuesday, as a two-day visitation begins for Cardinal Francis George, the retired archbishop of Chicago, who died on Friday.


Holy Name Cathedral (CBS)

Visitation, Funeral Set For Cardinal George

Visitation will be held for two days at Holy Name Cathedral, followed by a funeral mass on Thursday.


Minnie Minoso. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Public Says Goodbye To White Sox Great Minnie Minoso

The 90-year-old died last Sunday of natural causes. He was a seven-time All Star and broke barriers including becoming the first black player in Chicago.


Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Cook County Considering Video Visitation For Jail Inmates

The Cook County Sheriff’s office said it is exploring use of so-called “visitation technology,” which would provide friends and family another option for communicating with inmates, by allowing them to visit remotely via computer.


Baseball Hall-Of-Famer Ernie Banks Hits Golf Balls From The Stands At Wrigley Field To Kick-Off The 2011 BMW Championship at Wrigley Field on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)

Levine: No End Of Tributes To ‘Mr. Cub’

Everyone 40 or older has an Ernie Banks meet-and-greet story. Nobody apparently ever came away disappointed, Bruce Levine writes.


Visitation Set For Woman Killed By Car While Walking Dog

Emily Driscoll was walking her 6-year-old greyhound Quincy when they were both hit by a car at a Naperville intersection on Sunday. Both died.


Illinois State Police personnel comfort each other at the visitation of James Sauter. (CBS)

Comrades Pay Respects To Fallen State Trooper

James Sauter died Thursday night when a semi-tractor-trailer truck slammed into his state police cruiser on the Tri-State Tollway.


Crowds file past the open casket of Hadiya Pendleton Friday. (CBS)

Crowds Pay Respects To Hadiya Pendleton During Visitation

Funeral directors on Friday held the visitation for the 15-year-old Chicago teen who performed at President Obama’s inauguration festivities only to be gunned down days later on the South Side.


Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Late Firefighter Remembered As ‘Heart And Soul’ Of His Unit

A touching salute to a fallen Chicago firefighter drew hundreds of his comrades to his wake Tuesday night in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2012

Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Visitation Held For Fallen Firefighter Herbie Johnson

Visitation was held Tuesday afternoon for the Chicago firefighter everyone called “Herbie,” a larger-than-life figure who inspired family and colleagues alike.


Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson, In Shackles, Allowed To Attend Private Visitation For His Mother

Convicted wife killer Drew Peterson was allowed outside the Will County Jail for a brief period today to pay final respects to his mother at a Darien funeral home.


Megan Boken, 23, of Wheaton was shot and killed in an apparent botched robbery in St. Louis, where she was planning to play in an alumni game for former St. Louis University volleyball players. (Photo courtesy St. Louis University)

Visitation Set For Wheaton Volleyball Star Killed In St. Louis

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, and the funeral for Thursday, for 23-year-old Megan Boken – the Wheaton native who was killed in St. Louis this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Andre Curry

Man Charged With Taping Up Daughter, 2, Can’t Go To Her Birthday Party

A man charged with binding his daughter’s hands and feet with blue painter’s tape, and posting her pictures on Facebook, will not be allowed to attend her birthday party Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

Craig Stebic

Craig Stebic, Husband Of Missing Mom, Sued By Own Attorney

An attorney for the husband of a missing Plainfield mother Lisa Stebic is taking his own client to court.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Purple bunting adorns the entrance to the Chicago Cultural Center in honor of Maggie Daley, who died Thursday. (CBS)

Maggie Daley Championed The Historic Building That Will Host Her Visitation

It’s appropriate that Maggie Daley’s visitation will be held this weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center, the beneficiary of her preservation efforts.


Kelli O'Laughlin (Courtesy: O'Laughlin Family)

New Activity In Probe Of Suburban Girl’s Murder

Police investigating the murder of a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl said they still don’t have a suspect in the case, but there was a big spike in police activity on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

A 911 dispatcher for the city of Chicago was killed when her car was struck by an SUV in the Bucktown neighborhood as she was driving home from work on July 10, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Visitation Scheduled For 911 Dispatcher Killed In Crash

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon for a Chicago 911 dispatcher who was killed in a tragic crash over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Timothy J. Davlin

Springfield To Pay Respects To Late Mayor Davlin

Illinois’ capital city of Springfield will begin saying goodbye to its mayor, three days after he was found dead at his home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.


The coffin of Cubs great Ron Santo is adorned with his retired jersey number. (CBS)

Santo Visitation Draws Scores Of Admirers

Mourners for the Cubs great include former teammates and regular people who appreciated his passion for the North Siders.


Chicago Police Officer David Blake

Visitation Held For Murdered Chicago Police Officer

There are still few clues in the murder of Chicago Police Officer David Blake. He was shot to death in his SUV Monday night while he was off-duty. Visitation for Officer Blake was held on Sunday. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

CBS 2–11/28/2010