Charter Schools Get Boost From New StudyWhen it comes to the best Chicago public schools you don't have to test to get into, charter schools lead the pack, a new study says.
Girl, 14, Killed When Car Slams Into Building In MaywoodMaywood police are looking for the passenger of a car that crashed into an apartment building after a shooting early Tuesday morning, killing a girl as she was sleeping.
Not All Residents Think Police Cameras Are Deterring CriminalsPolice cameras are supposed to improve neighborhood safety and help reduce fear. But have they made places safer? CBS 2's Kristyn Hartman reports.
Boy, 14, Brutally Beaten In Logan SquareA 14-year-old boy was on life support Wednesday morning, after being brutally beaten as he walked home from studying with his girlfriend in the Logan Square neighborhood.
Family Sues State Police After Woman Killed On IkeThe family of a Chicago woman who was struck and killed on the Eisenhower Expressway last week has filed a lawsuit against Illinois State Police, who dropped the woman off at a gas station a couple hours after she was arrested for drunk driving.
Groupon Offering Discount On Class At National Louis UniversityThese days, you can go to Groupon for deals on dining, spas and even a higher education. For the first time, the site is teaming up with an academic institution.
First Day Of School Arrives; Longer School Day Debate Rages OnThe first day of school arrived Tuesday for students at Chicago Public Schools, in the midst of a battle between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Teachers Union over longer school days.
Disabled Teen's Van Stolen During Greek FestA trip into the city was a costly one for a Lombard family. While they were at Greek Fest on Sunday, someone stole their van, but it’s not just any van – it’s a handicapped accessible vehicle that belongs to a special young man who can’t even get to the doctor now.
Chicagoans Labor Under Higher Gas Prices As Holiday Weekend NearsGas prices in Chicago are higher than they were a week ago. That stings. CBS 2's Kristyn Hartman reports.
Pregnant Teen Shot Dead, Baby SavedA newborn baby was fighting for his life Wednesday afternoon, after his mother was shot and killed on the city’s Southwest Side.
Activist: Slain Girl's Family Knows Who Shot HerA Chicago activist on Tuesday was calling on a South Side family to tell police what they know about a gunman who opened fire on their home, killing a 6-year-old girl.
Auto Thefts Surge In ChicagoThe good news: Many Chicago crime rates have dropped. The bad news: Auto theft has spiked. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman talks to a victim.
Traders, Everyday Chicagoans Worried About MarketsA massive selloff on Wall Street Monday after the U.S. credit rating slip made for the worst single-day loss since December 2008. In Chicago, the news was depressing and worrisome.
Countryside Mayor's Wife Pushed Her Company On City Employee, Memo SaysCathy Krzeminski reportedly urged a police employee to send city workers to her occupational health firm, a city memo says. CBS 2's Kristyn Hartman reports.
Charges Filed In 1976 Murder In WheatonA convicted killer who would have been paroled in about 14 months has been charged in a rape and murder in DuPage County from 1976.