After Irving Park Fire, Calls Increase For Brand-New Library To Serve CommunityThe sweeping fire that destroyed a commercial block took out a busy Chicago Public Library branch.
Columbia Downplays Suggestion Obama Will Work There After Leaving White House
Chicago's South Side To Get Obama Library: SourcesCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on how the public is expected to hear the formal news in the coming days.
Valparaiso University Student Arrested In Hostage HoaxA Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library.
Bedbug Infestation Closes Chicago Ridge Library For 2 DaysIn a statement issued Thursday, the library said a “bedbug incident has been isolated and resolved.” The south suburban library, 10400 Oxford Ave., reopened Thursday morning after being closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Obama's Great Uncle, Charles Payne, DiesPresident Barack Obama’s great uncle, Charles T. Payne, a World War II veteran and chemical engineer turned library pioneer, has died at the age of 89.
East Chicago Library Still Bears Name Of Ex-Mayor Who Owes City MillionsThe branch library in East Chicago is the Robert A. Pastrick Library, named after the former longtime mayor.
New Branch of Chicago Public Library Opens In EdgewaterIn the Edgewater neighborhood a library is getting a grand opening, reports WBBM's Brandis Friendman.
Waukegan Public Library Wins National AwardThird time's the charm for the Waukegan Public Library. It's been given the nation's highest award for libraries and museums.
CPS Pledges To Invest In Schools That Receive Students From ClosingsAs the Chicago Public Schools prepares to announce its final list of schools that will be closed or consolidated at the end of the school year, district officials were promising investments for schools that receive affected students.
Poem The News: Bully Condor Pole Dances At The LibraryPoem the News is exactly what it sounds like: reader-submitted poems based on CBS news stories. Submit your own?