West Side Story: Two Austin Residents Seek To Make Their Community BetterChanging lives isn't easy, but the efforts of a South Side woman are inspiring others miles away. CBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole went looking for the lessons learned that she's passed along.
Navy Pier Flyover Already Showing Signs Of Damage Two Months After First Section OpenedLess than two months after the first section of the Navy Pier Flyover opened along the lakefront, the long-delayed pedestrian and bicycle bridge already is showing surprising signs of wear and tear.
'Someone's Going To Die'; Elevators At CHA Apartments Have Seniors Afraid For Their SafetyPeople pay lots of money to experience rides like the Tower of Terror, but some senior citizens in Lincoln Park said they’re often forced to ride their own version when using the elevators at a CHA building.
Bad Alley Has Gone Unpaved For Years; 'It Almost Looks Third Worldish'Winter’s harsh conditions can take a major toll on city streets, but the holes and cracks that form in alleys can take significant time to completely repair.
Renewing Your License Plate Sticker Online? Make Sure You Use The Right WebsiteIf you have a car, you have to renew the registration every year, and a lot of people do it online, including some people who get scammed in the process.
Batavia Intersection's Unique Design Poses Traffic DangersThe Thoman family vividly recalls their 2015 crash at the intersection of Route 31 and Fabyan Parkway in west suburban Batavia.
Race And Segregation In Chicago; 'We Have Created It. We Engineered Segregation'The Morning Insiders take a look at a sensitive subject: race and segregation in Chicago. There are some striking patterns involving who lives where in Chicago, and why.
Hospitals Must List Procedure Price Lists, But They're Not Always Easy To Find Or NavigateHow much would it cost to get a cast on your leg, or get an MRI? Effective Jan. 1, you should be able to tell just by going to the hospital’s website. However, CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered those price lists are sometimes hard to find, and often confusing.
Thousands Of Chicagoans Wake Up To Missing CarsImagine coming out of your house to go to work, but your car is nowhere to be seen. Thousands of Chicagoans have found themselves in this position over the last few months, but it’s not because they were parked illegally.
What's In A Name? For Governor Pritzker, Going By JB Is 'Just Easier'By now, you’re sure to know who Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is, but do you know how to spell his name, or more specifically how to punctuate it?
Landlord Ignores Rat Complaints, Tenant Ends Up With 'Five Years Of Hell'Rats are nasty pests that no one wants to live with, and they're nothing to ignore, as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker shows in this investigation.
Neighbors Trying To Spare Highland Park Landmark From Wrecking BallAn historic landmark in Highland Park soon could be torn down; but residents are teaming up to save the house, and its artful wooden floors created by 19th century craftsman William Walter Witten.