Jefferson Park Homeowner Creates Visual Magic, With Huge Rotating Christmas Tree Poking Through Roof; 'Go Big, Or Go Home'A real estate agent by day, a hobbyist woodworker by night, Dan DePaepe's huge rotating Christmas tree took him over a year of planning, and three days to set up.
'Success Absolutely Means Survival At This Point': Local Shops Inch Toward Recovery On Small Business SaturdayMany small businesses in Ravenswood are saying last year was make or break, but now that they've made it, they still need help.
Former Mortal Kombat Video Game Actress In Batavia Dusts Off Her Costume For A Real-Life Battle To Raise Awareness For Cerebral PalsyKerri Ann Hoskins Reavis was a fighter on the small screen before she became a fighter for her sons. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra introduced us Friday morning to the Batavia mom, who is using her online fame to raise awareness for cerebral palsy.
Christkindlmarket Returns To Daley Plaza After Pandemic Absence, But Getting It Back Started Was No Sleigh RideFor the first time in two years, the air in Daley Plaza is filled with the signature smells of fresh schnitzel and cocoa – as the Christkindlmarket returns.
Chicago Community Organizations Team Up For Annual Turkey Drive In Pilsen: A Look Inside The PrepsThanksgiving is one week away, and without the generosity of others, many families would not have a traditional dinner with the fixins.
'It's A Signal Of Hope': My Block, My Hood, My City Is Bringing Christmas Cheer To Homes On King Drive, Asking For Donations And VolunteersTurkey Day is around the corner, but some volunteers are in full swing on Christmas mode – working hard to brighten up Chicago’s famed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive for the holidays.
North Central College Paving The Way For First Generation Students; Gets National Honor For Service To Latinos“Excelencia in Education” named North Central College a top winner for their program servicing first generation students.
4th Annual National Coquito Festival To Bring A Taste Of Puerto Rico To Chicago For The HolidaysHoliday season is upon us, and in one culture, that means breaking out the coconut and condensed milk for a holiday favorite.
Families Line Up For Kids' COVID-19 Vaccination Event At St. Anthony Hospital Clinic In Little VillageThis weekend was the first for COVID-19 vaccine events for children, and on Sunday, hundreds of children as young as 5 years old got their Pfizer shots in Little Village.
250 Boxes of Food Given To Garfield Park Residents Left In The Dust By Aldi’s Abrupt ExitIn the West Garfield Park neighborhood, a grocery store moves out and hope moves in, in the form of an emergency food giveaway.
Fiancé Of Woman Slain In Joliet Township Mass Shooting Desperate For Justice 'I’ll Never Get To See Her In A Wedding Dress'“We need to catch these guys. We need to catch these guys, because they don’t deserve to be out and walking around,” Adam Gregurich said.
Families Of Those Who Died Of COVID-19 Overcome With Emotion Following Sneak Peek Of New Art ExhibitNearly 30,000 Illinoisans have died of COVID-19 – including children, grandparents, neighbors, and friends. As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported, one artist is using the Maker Lab of Harold Washington Library to bring humanity to statistics.
Man Remains Shaken After Being Robbed At Gunpoint While Thinking He Was Going To Sell A Phone Through Facebook MarketplaceA man was robbed at gunpoint after he thought he was meeting a buyer through Facebook Marketplace, and it was all caught on camera.
'There's Bodies On The Floor:' Two Dead, Over a Dozen Injured In Mass Shooting At Halloween Party In JolietJoliet police are searching for two men who shot multiple people, killing two, at a Halloween party Sunday just after midnight.
Video Shows Burglars Posing As Police Officers As They Target Seniors In ClearingExclusive video obtained by CBS 2 shows some people dressed as police officers, and not for Halloween – they were burglars.