Top Ten Stories Of 2014The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local's top ten news stories of 2014.
Baffoe: You Won't Listen And Derrick Rose Can't Breathe Derrick Rose speaks well. I know this because I’ve listened to him.
Children Lead Protest Of Grand Jury Rulings In Garner, Brown DeathsAnger continued to spill over Friday in Chicago and across the nation, over recent grand jury decisions not to indict two white police officers who were involved in the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York.
Pfleger Wants Churches To Lead Protests Of Ferguson, NYC Police Killing CasesActivist priest Michael Pfleger was urging churches everywhere to take time out of services on Sunday for some civil disobedience, as a response to the second case of a grand jury failing to indict a white police officer involved in the death of an unarmed black man.
Mike Ditka Takes Rams Who Demonstrated Solidarity With Ferguson Protesters To TaskDitka says he's "embarrassed for the players" who demonstrated a "hands up, don't shoot" pose.
Father Of Man Killed By Chicago Cops Urges Michael Brown’s Family To File Civil SuitNight-time demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be tapering off and police and the National Guard are scaling back, but the parents of slain teenager Michael Brown continue to wrestle with what comes next.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Leads Ferguson Protest Outside Rainbow Push HQ Rev. Jesse Jackson led a protest of the Ferguson, Missouri Michael Brown decision Saturday, blocking traffic on Chicago’s South Side and demanding the federal government do what the grand jury did not.
Fr. Pfleger, Rev, Jackson Hold Prayer Service On Ferguson Teen’s DeathRev Jesse Jackson joined Father Michael Pfleger at St. Sabina Tuesday night in a special service that centered on the killing of Michael Brown.
Legal Expert: Based On Testimony, Ferguson Grand Jury Made Right Call Many law experts have a different take on the grand jury's decision. CBS 2's Jim Williams talked to our legal analyst Irv Miller, who says based on the testimony that was presented, the grand jury made the right call.
City Hall Sit-In Ends PeacefullySeveral activists from the group Black Youth Project 100 planned a sit-in on the 5th floor of City Hall for the next 28 hours, because they said a black person is killed by a police officer every 28 hours in the U.S. They said their act of civil disobedience is their duty.
Governor Sends National Guard Units To FergusonAfter a night of violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, with at least a dozen businesses burned to the ground, residents were left wondering why it had to happen. More than a dozen buildings were burned to the ground. At least 60 people were arrested during the protests, and at least 16 people were treated for injuries.