Chicago To Install Dozens Of New Audio Crosswalk Signals For Visually Impaired PedestriansChicago lags far behind other cities when it comes to audio crosswalk signals for the visually impaired. Now, the city is making good on a promise to make it easier for the blind to get around.
4 Girls Charged In Beating Of Special Needs Girl Caught On Video; Girl's Father Speaks Out“It broke my heart to see this group of young people turn on her and escalate it into what we saw, a physical assault," Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said.
Michael 'Skeet' Horton: Using Basketball To Help Teens SucceedBasketball helped a Chicago man get out of low-income housing and into a successful life, and now, he has launched a full-court press to help more teens thrive.
Criminal Investigation Launched After CBS 2 Sends Police Horrifying Video Of Attack On Teen GirlA viral 25-second video is painful even to watch – a teenage girl screams piercingly, then flinches, as several other teens punch her in the face and back. A criminal investigation has now been launched since CBS 2 sent the video to police.
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.