Recreational Marijuana To Be Legal In IllinoisState representatives voted 66 to 47 in favor of legalization, two days after the senate passed the bill. It goes into effect January 1. But there will still be restrictions.
'What Else Can I Do?' After Rash Of Heroin Overdoses, 27th Ward Alderman Says He Can't Solve Drug ProblemAt least 18 people in a two-block section of East Garfield Park overdosed on heroin Tuesday. Police now say a heroin handout, a batch laced with Fentanyl and other substances, is the likely culprit.
Four People Confirmed Dead After Rash Of Overdoses In East Garfield ParkFour people are now confirmed dead following a rash of overdoses from drugs sold on Chicago's West Side Tuesday.
CBS 2's Dana Kozlov Rushes To Help Overdose Victim While Working On Drug Epidemic StoryCBS 2's Dana Kozlov was drawn into a story about Chicago's drug epidemic when she rushed to help a victim who overdosed right in front of her.
Amazon Sues Chicago Business For Allegedly Taking Part In Work-From-Home Job ScamAmazon is suing a Chicago business for allegedly taking part in a scheme involving an online ad promising money to work for Amazon from home.
'They Want A Fresh Perspective': Lori Lightfoot Speaks On Historic Mayoral RunoffMayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot is making history in two ways: she's one of the two first ever African-American women in the runoff and the first LGBTQ candidate for mayor.
“We Gonna Kill Him…You Hear Me, He Gon’ Get Hurt.” Gun-Wielding Men Mock Police In Viral Facebook VideoA shocking video posted on Facebook this week has prompted a search for two armed men who were mocking police in a cruiser that pulled up next to them on a Chicago street
Activist Calls Van Dyke Sentence 'A Slap In The Face'"Frankly, he walked in there today expecting to do another 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. They found out now he's going to do three years. It's a pretty good day for the Van Dyke family."
Country Club Hills Police Shoot Suspect Who Hit Officer With CarCountry Club Hills police shot a driver who allegedly hit an officer with his car Thursday night outside a bank, after an apparent ATM robbery.
Niles Man Allegedly Terrorized Teen For Three Years By Forcing Her To Send Pornographic ImagesA man from north suburban Niles is accused of terrorizing a young teenager he met online for more than three years by blackmailing her in exchange for pornographic photos and videos.
In Lawsuit, Skokie Lawyer Targets Ukrainian Community Over Social Media PostA Skokie lawyer is suing a group of people from the Ukrainian community who he claims damaged his reputation online.
Health Officials Investigate Legionnaires' Disease Cases Possibly Linked To River North HotelA health scare for a River North hotel. Public health officials are trying to determine if the Embassy Suites on State Street is where two people contracted Legionnaires’ disease during a summer stay.
Alleged Cicero Cop Shooter Charged With Attempted Murder, Denied BailThe judge called Daniel Mageo a real and present threat to witnesses and the community and denied bail.
Political Analyst David Axelrod Not Surprised By Rahm Emanuel's AnnouncementA close friend and confidante to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is not surprised by Emanuel’s announcement that he will not seek a third term as mayor.
Chicago's First Private, Tuition-Free School Opens This WeekThe school is tuition-free, geared at kids whose families cannot afford a private school and who may be struggling with other issues.