Ald. Carrie Austin Indicted On Bribery Charges, Accused Along With Chief Of Staff Of Getting Home Improvements, Other Perks From DeveloperAld. Carrie Austin (34th) was indicted by a federal grand jury on bribery charges Thursday.
After Push From LGBTQ+ Activists, Elk Grove Village Takes Antiquated Ban On Wearing 'Clothes Belonging To The Opposite Sex' Off BooksOnly men should wear pants and women wear skirts – that is the gist of a law still in effect in many Chicago suburbs. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported, Elk Grove Village took action against that law on Wednesday.
25 Chicago Aldermen Say Crime Is At Crisis Level In Chicago, Are Ready To Demand That Police Supt. David Brown Appear Before City CouncilOut-of-control violence and a looming hot holiday weekend have almost two dozen aldermen demanding answers from Chicago Police Supt. David Brown.
Suburban Brothers Held For 33 Days In Florida In Crime They Say They Had Nothing To Do With; Arrests Remain On Their Records Despite No ChargesA father-son trip to Florida took a life-changing turn for two brothers from south suburban Lansing. Hours after arriving, the brothers found themselves behind bars. They sat there for more than a month, even though charges were never filed.
University Of Chicago Student Among Those Missing In South Florida Condo Building CollapseA University of Chicago student and his girlfriend are among those missing after a deadly condo building collapse in South Florida.
Postal Worker Tells CBS 2 Staffing Issues Due To Federal Leave, Prioritization Of Package Delivery Are In Part To Blame For Persistent Mail ProblemsA veteran mail carrier is fed up and speaking out – exposing the behind-the-scenes issues affecting your mail delivery.
Chicago Police Video Of Gruesome Humboldt Park Shooting Was Made Public Without City's Permission, CBS 2 Has LearnedChicago Police believe cellphone video of a merciless shooting that left a man dead and a woman critically wounded in Humboldt Park over the weekend will help them catch the suspects. But on Monday, CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov learned one video of those crimes that was posted on social media came straight from a city camera – and should never have been made public.
Youth Development Coach Martin Murff, Who Worked With Kids To Stop Violence In Chicago At UCAN, Is Now Charged As Violent Gang LeaderMartin Murff spent years working with kids to stop violence in Chicago, and was thought to be part of the solution. But federal prosecutors in Michigan now say he is a huge part of the problem – and is actually the leader of a violent street gang.
While Lincolnwood Town Center Mall Is Struggling, Official Says Village's Fiscal Footing Is SoundFor three decades, Lincolnwood Town Center mall has been a big sales tax generator for the Village of Lincolnwood, but it's struggling now. Still, despite the mall’s slow decline, Lincolnwood is actually on sound fiscal footing.
With Expressway Shootings A Crisis In Chicago Area, Suburban Man Says He Was Narrowly Missed On I-290 In AugustExpressway shootings are becoming so common around Chicago that there are now more than 10 a month on average.
Woman Caught On Video Plowing Over Northwest Side Couple's Yard; They Say Criticism Of Ald. James Gardiner Made Them TargetA woman was caught on video destroying the front yard of a Northwest Side couple’s home with a sport-utility vehicle, and screaming loudly as she did so. The man believes his criticism of the local alderman made him a target.