Puerto Rico: 1,427 More Deaths 'Than Normal' In The Wake Of HurricanesMost deaths took place not during Hurricane Maria, but after it, when emergency services were stretched and power outages and road blockages made it hard to get around.
Illinois On The Hook For $300M In Nursing CareThe backlog has nearly tripled since August 2014.
2 Investigators: Chicago’s Garbage Problem; Thousands Waiting For Trash CartsSomething stinks in Chicago. Thousands of residents are waiting for garbage carts, some since late last year.
2 Investigators: State Police Lab May Need Two Years To Catch Up On Rape KitsThat infuriates rape victims, including one who agreed to talk with CBS 2’s Pam Zekman.
West Chicago Still Catching Up On Yearlong Backlog Of Water BillsMany residents of West Chicago are still waiting on their city to send them a water bill. For many of them, it's been as long as 15 months since they last had a water bill.
Mayor Denies Backlog Of Animal Neglect ComplaintsMayor Rahm Emanuel denied the city has a backlog of unchecked complaints to Chicago's Animal Care and Control, despite hundreds of calls getting no response, some since as far back as August.
Animal Control Clears Hundreds Of Cases After Media Inquiry Into BacklogWBBM's Steve Miller continues his series about Chicago Animal Care and Control. This is the fourth part.
Hundreds Of Complaints To City About Animal Neglect Left UnansweredDuring some of the coldest days of this winter, Chicago Animal Care and Control left dozens of calls unanswered about possible inhumane treatment of pets. Overall, more than 300 such calls got no response in December an January.
Illinois Gun Buyers Now Waiting More Than 60 Days For FOID CardMore than 70,000 FOID card applications have been received in March, putting it on track to be the record month so far for the program.
44 Bodies Have Lain In Morgue For At Least 10 MonthsThe Cook County Board President's office says a staggering 44 bodies have been in the morgue cooler for 10 months or longer, awaiting burial.
State Police Vow To Eliminate Rape Kit BacklogThe Illinois State Police Crime Lab is promising to examine each and every rape kit that has gone unexamined because police departments merely put them in storage.
Backlog At O'Hare Frustrates Airline PassengersAirlines are clearing away some of the backlog after the massive storm in the East Coast. But not quickly enough for some passengers. Many still are stuck at O'Hare International Airport. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.