Debris from someone’s life landed at April Gerstung’s residence near Morris, hours after a devastating tornado flattened parts of Washington in central Illinois.
One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.
CBS’s Dorothy Tucker shows us how schools are scrambling, no thanks to the continuing federal government shutdown.
The man suspected of fatally shooting 12 people at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. has ties to the Chicago area.
Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.
Collins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.
The South Shore Drill Team will march in the inaugural parade and pass the presidential reviewing stand, where they’ll be cheered on by the Commander-in-Chief.
The Illinois Republican spent about a half-hour meeting with aides on Thursday in advance of his anticipated return to work when the new Congress convenes on Jan. 3.
The embattled South Side congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. would resign for health reasons, admit to misspending campaign funds and likely spend some time behind bars, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has learned.
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued new restrictions on takeoffs and landings across the country, after three planes came dangerously close together in Washington, D.C.
President Obama has made too many changes to the White House and had too many parties to be allowed back for another 4 years.
The Shedd Aquarium is throwing a lifeline to a sea lion that otherwise might be doomed.
Terrence Ross scored a career-high 32 points and top-seeded Washington beat fourth-seeded Northwestern 76-55 on Friday night in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament.
Two Chicago area high school seniors are in Washington, D.C., competing in America’s most prestigious pre-college science tournament.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard are in Washington, D.C., Friday to participate in a forum on education reform.
Mayor Emanuel, who was White House Chief of Staff before Bill Daley, says Daley can leave the White House with his head held high for a job well done.
Hundreds of anti-corporate protesters boarded buses bound for Washington, D.C., Monday morning to protest the influence of corporate lobbyists on Congress.
The Martin Luther King memorial dedication set for Sunday in Washington, D.C.. has been cancelled because of Hurricane Irene, disappointing dozens of Chicagoans who had hoped to honor the civil-rights icon.
The U.S. House of Representatives has decided not to pursue ethics sanctions against Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), who was arrested last week while protesting in front of the White House.
The names of nine Illinois police officers will be among 152 added to a memorial wall in Washington this week.