Rosemont Mayor And State Rep. Bradley Stephens Defends Dual Taxpayer-Funded Salaries; ‘I Don’t Think … What I’ll Be Getting Is Beyond Fair’Bradley Stephens is one of the highest-paid mayors in the country, earning a $260,000 salary as the mayor of Rosemont, a village with a population of 4,200. Now he stands to earn another $69,000 a year as a state representative.
Beach Conditions Disconnect: State Website Shows Some Beaches Closed, But They're Clearly OpenA state website designed to track beach closings in Illinois shows some popular beaches are closed, even though they appear to be open. So the CBS 2 Morning Insiders wanted to know if swimmers are at risk, or if the information is wrong.
Caught On Video: Package Thief Steals Medicine For Dogs From Front PorchA Ring camera recently caught a young woman creeping up Jorge Ciseneros' stairs, and scurrying away with a package left on the bench outside his front door.
Chicago Virtual Charter School CEO On Paid Leave As CPS Watchdog Investigates Questionable SpendingThe CEO of Chicago Virtual Charter School is in deep trouble, and others could be too, amid investigation into questionable spending.
Forest Playschool Loses Permit To Operate In Walking Stick Woods, Must Shut Down In AugustForest Playschool, an outdoor preschool in the North Park neighborhood, must shut down by August because it cannot obtain the state license it needs to keep operating after losing its permit from the Chicago Park District.
Delivery Crew Dumps Woman's New Sofa On Her Lawn After They Can't Get It Through Her DoorNearly six months after Roslyn Drew ordered a new sofa, delivery crews abandoned the couch on her front lawn, leaving it to sit there for two weeks.
A Month After Grand Opening Of Riverwalk East, Renovations Not Yet CompleteBefore leaving office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel celebrated the upgraded Chicago Riverwalk as one of the proudest accomplishments of his time in office, but the rebuild isn’t exactly finished.
Steinmetz Students Forced To Sit In Auditorium For Months Instead Of Taking Gym, After Teacher SuspendedInstead of a normal gym class, many students at Steinmetz High School school sat for months in the auditorium, after their teacher was suspended and wasn’t replaced.
Next Generation Of CTA Rail Cars To Include Six New Design Features To Make For Better RidesThe wheels are turning for what the CTA hopes is a simpler and easier commute.
Assembly Underway On CTA's Newest Rail Cars At Hegewisch FactoryA massive factory on the South Side is building the CTA trains of the future, and they’ll be on the tracks sooner than you might think.
After Years Of Complaints About Muddy Mess In Alley, Heavy Equipment Suddenly Moves In To Smooth Things OverRancid mud has piled up every time it rains in Kent Hill and Mary Stevenson’s back alley since 2014, and cleaning up has been a nasty and time-consuming chore.
Black Entrepreneur Teaching Teens Business Lessons To End Cycle Of Poverty And ViolenceLike a broken record, experts say street violence stems in part from people without purpose. One Chicago woman is trying to change that, by giving unemployed teens a chance to create their own business.
Nurse's Bid To Get Rid Of Student Loans Leads To Tangled Web Of Debt Relief CompaniesA story about a nurse with $60,000 in student loans getting taken by a debt relief company touched a nerve with CBS 2 viewers.
On Many Chicago Streets, Rain Leaves Huge Puddles That Don't Go Away For DaysAll the rain that has been falling in Chicago the past several weeks has caused plenty of water woes across Chicago, including some streets left flooded with large puddles long after the rain stops.
10 Years Later, Former VA Hospital Site In Streeterville Still A Vacant LotIt’s arguably the most expensive bunny patch in the city, so what’s the deal with a long-vacant lot in Streeterville?