Evanston Invites People To Cool Off Near Fire Hydrants If They Can't Hit The BeachAccording to the City of Evanston, several area beaches will be closed because of E. coli levels found in the water.
More Deaths In E. Coli Outbreak Tied To Romaine LettuceThis is the worst multistate outbreak since 2006, when contaminated spinach was linked to 238 illnesses and five deaths.
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Chipotle ExpandsAn outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle has expanded to nine states, with a total of 52 reported illnesses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday seven additional people were sickened, including in three more states -- Illinois, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
How Clean Is The Water In Your Pool?The Centers for Disease Control says reports of illnesses associated with swimming are increasing. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey has details on what to watch out for.
E. Coli Patients Suing Lombard RestaurantThe number of E. coli cases tied to a west suburban restaurant is growing. The DuPage County Health Department tells CBS 2 there are 11 confirmed cases now and 10 additional probable cases.
Four Contract E Coli After Eating At Lombard RestaurantFour people contracted E. coli after eating at a west suburban restaurant, which has since been closed, DuPage County health officials said.
Some Pet Owners Swear By Raw Diets For Their AnimalsThe food contains meat, organs, bone, and in some cases vegetables and fruit, all ground together and sold frozen. Just thaw it out and serve it up.
Check Chicago's 'Swim Report' Before Hitting The Beach An increase in bacteria levels in Lake Michigan has resulted in some warnings for swimmers.
All Evanston Beaches Closed Due To High Bacteria LevelsThe City of Evanston has closed all of its lakefront beaches for the day, after water tests showed dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria.
City To End Most Swimming Bans At Beaches, Which Open FridayChicago beaches open for the summer on Friday, and the Park District says this year, you can expect to see fewer days when swimming is forbidden.
Health Officials Offer Thanksgiving Safety TipsThanksgiving means a time for food and gratitude, but public health officials say safety should be a top priority too.
Pathologist: Source Of E. Coli Outbreak Will Be Hard To FindThe deadliest e. coli outbreak in modern history, centered in Germany, has now killed 23 people and sickened more than 2,200 – including four in the United States.
Ground Beef Recalled Due To E. Coli ContaminationA Chicago food company has recalled more than 200 pounds of ground beef patties that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.