Museum Of Science And Industry Fab Lab Summer Campers Dream Of Being Next Generation Of AstronautsAs the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches, the historic flight is still dazzling and inspiring future scientists.
Morgan Park High School's 103-Year-Old Baseball Field To Be Rebuilt With $87,000 Donation From CubsThe Morgan Park Mustangs baseball program is getting a long-awaited upgrade. Their 103-year-old ball will be rebuilt to the thrill of everyone involved, and it might help reverse a trend.
History Of The Fire Pole Started With Black Chicago Firehouse In 1870sAfrican American firefighters played a key role in developing a staple of the firehouse: the sliding pole. In honor of Black History Month, CBS 2’s Derrick Young spoke with a retired fire chief turned author.
Cancer-Free Derrick Young Returns To CBS 2 Morning NewsDerrick Young is back, and he’s cancer-free. The CBS 2 traffic reporter has been off the air for a few months, after he was diagnosed with prostate cancer last year.
Southside Recovery Home Gives Men And Women A Fresh StartSeventeen years ago, Henry McGhee began a program to help people turn their lives around, and today it is still going strong. CBS 2's Derrick Young reports.
Join United Way For April Food DayOn Wednesday, April 25, the United Way is hosting its annual April Food Day food drive event in Tinley Park, Illinois.
Interactive Kiosks Hope To Teach Chicagoans CPRA recent study found nearly half of Americans don’t know how to perform CPR, and even fewer know the hands-only method.
Black Ice Leads To Several Crashes In South SuburbsIllinois State Police said they have been responding to so many accidents involving black ice that they can’t keep up.
Author Seeks To Teach Kids About Interacting With PoliceIf you could take a serious situation and turn it into a lesson for students, would you? That's exactly what one man is doing, using his experiences with traffic stops to help young men.
State Senator Takes Kids On Surprise Toy Shopping SpreeMore than a dozen 3rd, 4th and 5th graders from the South Side and south suburbs recently got the trip of a lifetime.
Junior Chef's Homemade Empanadas Raising Money For Hurricane VictimsA 12-year-old boy from the South Side is putting his passion for baking into an effort to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria.
Tips On Keeping Your House Warm This WinterAs bitter cold temperatures approach, it’s time to think about ways to keep the house warm.
Mentoring Program Steers Chicago Youth Toward Auto-Restoration CareersAlex Levesque uses vintage car restoration to show troubled young people -- often with previous gang ties -- a path away from violence.
Young Entrepreneur Turns Family Treat Into Dream BusinessSince he was a baby, Jayden Hammond's parents have taught him the benefits of entrepreneurship. Needless to say, his parents were excited when, at 12-years-old, he asked if he could start a gourmet vegan popcorn company.
Chicago-Area Man Fights Cancer By 'Training To Live'D. Anthony Evans may never be in the clear. That's not stopping him from living well and helping others, CBS 2's Derrick Young reports.