Mario Casciaro: From Being Convicted Of Murder And Exonerated To Passing Bar ExamOn Sept. 23, 2015, Mario Casciaro was surrounded by relatives as he left Menard State Prison – having been exonerated of orchestrating a murder 13 years earlier in the northwest suburbs in which the body was never found.
The Oft-Troubled History Of The James R. Thompson CenterGov. J.B. Pritzker’s decision to put the James R. Thompson Center up for sale got the morning insiders curious – is selling a prized possession really the way to balance the budget?
Retired Veteran CBS 2 Reporter Mike Parker Dies At Age 75We’ll miss his signature baritone voice, his wicked sense of humor, and his compelling storytelling, but most of all we’re going to miss Mike Parker.
Woman Sexually Assaulted By Two Men In Momence BarA woman was sexually assaulted inside a bathroom at a bar in Momence, police said.
Fast-Food Worker Advocates Take 'Fight For $15' To Golden ArchesCBS 2's Mike Parker reports on the latest salvo.
Local Veterans Angry Over Secretary Bob McDonald's 'Disney' RemarksLocal veterans expressed anger on Tuesday after the head of the Veteran’s Affairs compared long wait times at VA hospitals to lines for amusement rides and Disney.
Chicago Alderman Proposes Crackdown On Doggie Doo-DooCBS 2's Mike Parker has the scoop on the measure, which would sock property owners with huge fines if they allow canine waste to accumulate.
'Ferris Bueller' Turns 30; Celebrations Ensue In ChicagoAnyone, anyone? CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Hillary Clinton Raises Campaign Money In Her Hometown, Where Protesters GatherAs her campaign continues, so does Hillary Clinton’s need for funds. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Top Aldermen Want To Boot TSA, Privatize Chicago Airport SecuritySome powerful Chicago aldermen want to get rid of TSA officers at Chicago’s two airports, and switch to private security officers, in an effort to alleviate the dreadfully long lines at security checkpoints.
Chicago Weighs New Rules For Airbnb, Similar Rental ServicesThere are an estimated 4,500 Chicago property owners who rent out rooms and apartments, short-term, via the house-sharing Airbnb service.
Panel Recommends More Cash Settlements For Fatal Police-Involved ShootingsChicago police officers shot 42 rounds at Emmanuel Lopez and struck him 16 times in 2005. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Commissioner Withdraws Proposal To Make Circuit Court Clerk An Appointed PositionCook County's embattled Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown scored a big victory today as some county board members suddenly abandoned their plan to make the clerk's job an appointed post.
After Man Cleared Of Indecency Charge, Neighbors Angry In Oak LawnHomeowners on the South Side are on a mission.
Rauner Sounding Optimistic About Getting Budget DealHe used the term "bipartisan momentum" today to describe progress in the state capital, but there's a big wrinkle, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.