'I Would Give My Life To Have A.J. Back;' JoAnn Cunningham Tearfully Begs For MercyThere was testimony about one of several police visits to the family's Crystal Lake home prior to AJ's murder, which exhibited clear signs of abuse, drugs and neglect. Prosecutors showed pictures from inside the cluttered, dirty home, including some of AJ's crib in a filthy room with a padlock on the door to lock him inside.
Retiring First Deputy Police Supt. Anthony Riccio Talks Candidly About Crime And RaceAnthony Riccio has served nine police superintendents in Chicago, and he has seen a lot over the years. But now, the Chicago police first deputy superintendent is retiring.
Backlog In Cook County Circuit Courts May Be Relieved Soon"We don't have the push of the courts to keep cases moving."
Lightfoot: Effective Monday, Travelers Coming Into Chicago From States With COVID-19 Surges Must Self-Quarantine For 14 Days“This order is another important measure in helping us further contain the spread of COVID-19 in Chicago.”
Bronzeville Native Dr. William Yates Is On A Mission To Bring Temperature Scanners To Public Places In ChicagoA Chicago doctor is leading the push to get temperature scanners in public places, and one of his first clients is the City of Chicago.
Body Camera Video Shows Former Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Slumped Over Steering Wheel In OctoberBody camera video was released Monday showing former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson the night he was found slumped over his steering wheel back in October.
Family Files Police Report For Missing Man, Only To Find Months Later That He Had Died In March And Was CrematedPolice told the family of Keuntae Miles that he died months ago at O’Hare International Airport, and his body was cremated three days after a missing persons report was filed.
Weeks Ahead Of 4th Of July, Fireworks Leave Chicagoans Fit To Be Tied As Complaints SkyrocketResidents around the Chicago area are fed up with fireworks, weeks ahead of the 4th of July holiday.
Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'Along with a spike in violence in Chicago this past weekend comes with a new push by members of the police union to get officers on the street to stand down – and even stay home.
Police Reform Advocates, FOP Await Illinois Supreme Court Ruling About Whether Officer Misconduct Records May Be DestroyedOn Thursday, the Illinois Supreme Court will hand down a ruling that could either help push police reform or put it in reverse.
Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall For Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public SchoolsMillions of tax dollars are at stake in the push to remove police officers from inside Chicago Public Schools. But those who are pushing for the move say it’s about so much more.
Mother Of Justus Howell, Teen Shot Dead By Zion Police In 2015, Asks Prosecutors To Reopen CaseJustus Howell was shot in the back and killed while running away from police in Zion in 2015. The officer who fired the shots was ultimately cleared, but Howell’s mother kept on fighting.
Trade Show Organizers Want Answers From City, State On When And Whether They Can Hold Events At McCormick PlaceMcCormick Place typically generates nearly $2 billion a year to Chicago's economy. The CBS 2 Investigators reached out to every single event planned there between now and the end of the year.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall.
Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor LightfootA week after looting decimated part of the city, resentment was still simmering in many Chicago neighborhoods.