A.J. Freund Beaten And Forced To Stand In Cold Shower, Prosecutors Say
The parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund have been charged with his murder, and court documents reveal they allegedly killed and buried him three days before they reported him missing. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
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Shelter Order Lifted After Beach Park Ammonia Spill
People in Beach Park woke up to news of a dangerous chemical leak, and were told not to leave their homes for several hours. Dozens were taken to hospitals with breathing problems. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
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A.J. Freund's Parents Accused Of Killing And Burying 5-Year-Old Three Days Before Reporting Him Missing
A.J. Freund's parents forced the 5-year-old into a cold shower for an extended period of time, and the 5-year-old was repeatedly struck all over his body, leading to his death, McHenry County prosecutors alleged in court Thursday morning.
Beach Park Ammonia Spill: 37 Hospitalized, Schools Closed, Shelter Order Lifted
At least 37 people have been taken to hospitals, and several north suburban schools have closed, after an ammonia spill in Beach Park. A shelter-in-place order for nearby residents was lifted after about five hours after people who live within a mile of the incident were told to stay inside.
Striking Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musicians And Management Accept Mayor's Offer To Assist In Contract Talks
Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians have been on strike since March 10, in a dispute over salaries and retirement benefits.
Friends Of The Parks To Clean Up Chicago Parks For Earth Week, But Some Are Too Dirty For Volunteers
Springtime can bring the best and worst of humanity out of hibernation; among the latter, people who litter.
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Chicago Weather: Cloudy Skies, Warmup On The Way
Tuesday's temperatures have dropped about 20 degrees from Monday, but Chicagoans can expect a warmup throughout the week.
Chicago Weather: Warm Temperatures, Scattered Showers Possible Monday Evening
As Chicagoans enjoy temperatures in the 70s, there is a chance of scattered rain showers Monday evening.
Chicago Weather: 12-Foot Waves On Lake Michigan; Cool Temperatures To Give Way To Warm Easter Weekend
According to the National Weather Service, wind gusts of up to 45 mph are expected throughout the day, producing waves of 8 to 12 feet.
Baez, Heyward Hit 3-Run Hrs In 6th As Cubs Beat Dodgers 7-6
Whether he is dazzling with his glove and arm, juking opponents on the base paths or coming up with the big hit, Javier Baez simply finds ways to deliver.
Wilkerson HR Helps Orioles Beat White Sox 4-3 For Series Win
Stevie Wilkerson hit his first major league homer, John Means pitched five effective innings on his birthday and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Wednesday night to secure their second winning streak of the season.
'Despite The Dark' Aims To Bring Safe Running Experiences To Women
Five co-workers started a group called Despite the Dark to bring a safe running experience to women.
2019 NFL Draft: With No Top Pick, Chicago Bears Look To Lower Rounds For Overlooked Gems
For the first time in a decade, Halas Hall will be mostly silent during the opening night of the NFL Draft.
Zurich Classic: Can Adam Scott-Jason Day Team Tame TPC Louisiana?
High-powered duos look to dominate the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana, the PGA Tour's only team event,
Quintana Pitches 7 Strong, Báez Jukes, Cubs Beat Dodgers 7-2
José Quintana was the star of the show. Even better than Javier Báez's dance around David Freese.
Chicago Theater Events This Week
If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Chicago this week, from a musical comedy to one of Shakespeare's tragedies.
7 Events To Check Out In Chicago This Week
From a scavenger hunt to a contemporary gospel concert, here's a lineup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.
Get To Know The 5 Newest Businesses To Debut In Chicago
From a Mexican spot to a Peruvian restaurant, read on for a rundown of the newest businesses to debut recently.
Comedy Events In Chicago This Week
When it comes to comedy, there's plenty to keep you busy this week, from puppet comedy to Second City's Greatest Hits.
Food And Drink Events Worth Seeking Out In Chicago This Week
If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of Chicago food and beverage.
4 Events To Liven Up Your Week In Chicago
From the Chicago Donut Fest to a market for vegans, here's how to add some flavor to your social calendar.
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Final Four Guide: Top 10 Most Instagram-Worthy Spots In Downtown Minneapolis
With thousands of Final Four fans heading to downtown Minneapolis in the coming days, you better believe the Instagram filters will be flying.
Final Four Guide: Best Breweries To Visit While You're In Minneapolis
Beer-lovers visiting Minneapolis for the Final Four won’t have to go far to find Minnesota’s most beloved beers. Walk in any direction out of U.S. Bank Stadium and you’ll probably find a bar or restaurant serving craft beers from the Twin Cities, the North Shore and other parts of “The Land of 10,000 Beers." But for hop heads seeking a more direct experience of the state’s brewing culture, there are a few places that need to be on your radar, because they’re well worth the Lyft ride.
Final Four Guide: 5 Restaurants To Try Near U.S. Bank Stadium
In Minneapolis for the Final Four and want to try the restaurants where Minneapolitans love to eat? Look no further. Below are some of the most beloved spots in the City of Lakes within walking distance, or a short Lyft ride, from U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Coffee Shop Serves Up Empathy, With 'Dyslexia Cafe'
Something was amiss at Heritage Outpost Coffee this morning, where it was almost impossible to read the writing on the wall.