Behind The Wheel: High Demand, And High Prices For Cars New And Used In Wake Of PandemicPeople are hungry to get behind the wheel these days, but buying a new vehicle is a big challenge – because they’re so hard to find.
'Hayli's Law,' Inspired By Kankakee Girl's Battle To Stay In Business, Allows All Illinois Kids To Operate Lemonade Stands Without PermitsIt is not every day that a teenager changes Illinois law. Two years ago, we shared the story of Hayli Martenez, who was forced to stop running her lemonade stand in Kankakee. As CBS 2’s Jim Williams reported Wednesday, state legislators heard about it and went to work.
Couple, Arvind And Savita Patel, Miraculously Survives After Tornado Leveled Their House In NapervilleFollowing the devastating tornado late Sunday night, it was truly incredible to hear the two people who were inside a house that was leveled ended up making it out alive.
Making A Difference: Coach Ernest Radcliffe Guides Young Men To Productive Lives Through SportsCoach Ernest Radcliffe has guided thousands of young men to productive lives through sports, and on Tuesday, he and his team celebrated 12 baseball players who are getting college scholarships.
Frank Coconate Seeks To Sell Mob Hitman Frank Calabrese Sr.'s Rifle, Which He's Owned For 35 YearsSince the 1980s, Frank Coconate has owned a high-powered rifle that once belonged to a Chicago Outfit hitman, and now Coconate wants to sell it.
In U Of C Booth School's New Venture Challenge, Young Entrepreneurs Launch Ideas For Businesses You May Know SoonIt’s a tough competition here in Chicago – young entrepreneurs trying to convince judges to invest in their businesses.
Now Vaccinated, People Are Dancing Together Again This Memorial Day In Auburn GreshamThanks to the coronavirus vaccine, one block in the Auburn Gresham community is looking a lot different this year than it did last Memorial Day.
Examining The Year Of Racial Reckoning Since George Floyd's Death, And Work That Still Needs To Be DoneGeorge Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police a year ago Tuesday. It has been a year of racial reckoning since, as well as a year of reflection on what must change when it comes to communities of color.
Illinois Beach Hotel Apologizes To Couple For Confusion Over Refund, After Pending Closure Leaves Them Without Wedding Venue"We worked so hard for that money, and they can't even return my phone calls," Patricia Gonzalez said.
Music Fans And Chicago Businesses Alike 'Just So Excited' For Lollapalooza's Return This Summer; 'It Means Survival'"Lollapalooza, for our bottom line, means we can possibly survive the winter months," Kilwins Ice Cream shops owner Jackie Jackson said. "We save all of our revenue from Lollapalooza to carry us through the winter months. So it means survival."
While Demand Is Returning, A Driver Shortage Is Making It Harder To Get A Rideshare In ChicagoIf you've tried to get a rideshare car lately, you know it's not as easy as it  used to be before the pandemic.