A Look At The Gang Sign Controversy That Preceded The End Of The Student Design Contest For Chicago City Stickers Going back generations, Chicago city vehicle tax stickers had colorful designs with artworks showcasing the city – but since 2013, the designs have featured only boldface numerals denoting the month and year of expiration.
Indiana Freight Train Derailment Snarls Amtrak TrafficA freight train derailment in Indiana caused some travel trouble for people headed to Chicago on Tuesday.
Jackson, Civil Rights Leaders Call For Arrest Of Man Who Shot Trayvon MartinThe parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin were joined Monday by civil rights leaders, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, who called for the arrest of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed Martin one month ago.
Biker Who Dubbed Himself 'Orland Ghost Rider' ArrestedHe calls himself the “Orland Ghost Rider” and gets his thrills speeding, ignoring stop signs, and mocking police. Police finally caught up with Justin Jachimiec of Orland Park and have evidence of his dangerous stunts thanks to a helmet camera he wore.
Mislabeled Prescription Almost Resulted In Overdose For Elgin ChildIf you have a sick child, you expect the prescription medicine to have the proper directions about how much medication to give, right? An Elgin mother recently began to give her sick daughter her medicine, and then discovered a mistake that could have caused her to give her child an overdose.
White House Moves G8 Summit From Chicago To Camp DavidIn a surprise move, the White House has announced the upcoming G8 summit will be moved from Chicago to Camp David. The NATO summit scheduled for the same weekend will stay in Chicago.
Another Motorist Says Chicago Is Wrongly Seizing His State Tax RefundThe city of Chicago is going after the state income-tax refunds of drivers who haven't paid parking fines. CBS 2's Kristyn Hartman talks with one man who says he was wrongly targeted.
Kids' Beauty Pageants Gain Popularity, Draw ConcernTrophies and tiaras at very young ages; kids’ pageants have become very popular, but if your daughter wanted to be in one, would you say yes? Should you say yes? CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman takes a look.
City Starts Collecting Unpaid Fines By Seizing State Tax RefundsChicago taxpayers are starting to get the bad news: no state income tax refund for you. As CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports, thousands could see their refunds disappear, because of unpaid city fines.
Beavers: Feds Charged Me Because I Wouldn't Wear A WireCook County Commissioner William Beavers was indicted Thursday on allegations he failed to pay income taxes on tens of thousands of dollars of campaign cash that he used for personal reasons, but he claimed the feds targeted him because he refused to wear a wire targeting fellow Commissioner John Daley.
Attorneys: Autopsy Shows Police Brutality Caused North Chicago Man's DeathIt's been months since a 45-year-old man died one week after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him during an arrest, but Lake County authorities have yet to issue an autopsy report. Attorneys said Wednesday an independent autopsy proves Darrin Hanna died from police brutality.
Woman Gets Letter From Bank With Others' Credit Card NumbersFraudsters live for the kind of envelope a Romeoville woman got in the mail. She said it was filled with detailed account information, from other people.
North Barrington Woman's Body Found; Police Suspect SuicidePolice have discovered the body of a missing Barrington woman in a wooded area just yards away from a road in Lake County, not far from where she was last seen earlier this week.
Owe A Fine? City May Target Tax Refunds To Pay ThemThe City of Chicago is targeting state tax returns to recoup some of the millions of dollars in unpaid parking and red-light camera tickets.
Former Loyola Volleyball Players Say They Were Cut As RetaliationSeveral members of the Loyola University volleyball team say they were cut from the program as retaliation after they protested a coach.