Mayor Emanuel Taps Richard Ford II As New Fire CommissionerA 35-year veteran of the Fire Department, Ford has been second in command since February 2016.
UPDATE: South Shore Building Gets Cleaned Up After 2 Investigators StoryCBS 2 cameras found workers cleaning up the trash. Enough to fill at least six garbage cans.
Cubs' Russell On Leave Amid Abuse Claims; Epstein Calls Allegations 'Very Disturbing'Domestic violence allegations against him first came to light a year ago, when a friend of his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy, accused him of abuse in an Instagram post.
Suspect In Attack On Elderly Man In Chinatown Denied Bail 91-year-old Yen Wong suffered a broken collarbone and bleeding on the brain. He remains hospitalized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on an IV because he can't eat or drink.
Questions Swirl Around The Death Of Mackinac Sailor"We don't know the brand. We don't know the make. It's a serious question that will go unanswered because the jacket has been cremated and destroyed."
Suspicious Package Shuts Down One Block Of Dearborn Street In The LoopA busy stretch of Dearborn Street has been closed in the Loop, as police and fire officials respond to reports of a suspicious package.
Kane County Board Chair Takes Issue With Cost Of Prosecutor Handling Van Dyke CaseWho is paying the costs for the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke? CBS 2 political reporter Derrick Blakley follows the money.
A Day After Record-Setting Heat, Cooler Temperatures Close Out Summer In ChicagoChicago’s official high reached 93 on Thursday, topping the old record of 92 for Sept. 20, set just last year, according to the National Weather Service.
Two Former Guests At Chicago Hotel Confirmed To Have Legionnaires' DiseaseIt is not known whether the hotel was the source of the bacteria that caused the individuals to get sick. According to the health department, hotel management is cooperating with the investigation.
Puppies To Blame For Drug-Resistant Infection In 118 PeopleThe cause of illness: Campylobacter, common bacteria that can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever, according to the CDC outbreak report published as part of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Illinois Skydiver Injured Jumping Out Of Plane In ColoradoAn Illinois man skydiving in northern Colorado was sent to a hospital after his parachute became entangled on a powerline.
Harvest Season Begins For Illinois FarmersA U.S. Department of Agriculture report says crops are maturing more quickly in Illinois this year compared to 2017.