Mexican Christmas Village A Half Century In MakingA family in Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood on the far South Side is spending today on a Christmas tradition--the painstaking job of assembling an intricate and elaborate nativity village in their living room.
Three-Day Strike Authorization Vote Begins For Chicago Teachers UnionChicago teachers were set to begin voting Wednesday on whether to authorize a strike, amid contract talks with the Chicago Public Schools, although a possible walkout is still months away.
Hit Musical “Hamilton” Coming To ChicagoCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole takes a look at its unlikely road to success for “Hamilton.”
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Highland Park's Assault Weapons BanActing in the aftermath of the San Bernardino mass shooting, the Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from gun owners who challenged a Chicago suburb's ban on assault weapons.
New Opera About Impact Of Terrorism Making Timely Premiere At Lyric OperaWith a new production at the Lyric Opera putting terrorism on stage, producers have taken extra steps to warn audiences about its content.
More Than 100 Students Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Leak At Elementary SchoolMore than 100 students and several faculty members were taken to hospitals for precautionary reasons Thursday morning, after a carbon monoxide leak at a South Chicago neighborhood elementary school.
Body Matching Description Of Missing Oak Park Woman Found In Forest ParkPolice in west suburban Oak Park a body found in Forest Park is believed to be that of a woman who went missing over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Emanuel Not Resigning, Says Call For Civil Rights Investigation Of CPD Is "Misguided"Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said he has no plans to resign amid pressure stemming from the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and said he thinks it would be “misguided” to open a federal civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department, with federal prosecutors already looking into the shooting.
Cyber Monday Has Online Retailers In Overdrive To Fulfill OrdersAt the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kenosha, the company's Tom Cook says they're processing orders at the rate of 500 items per second.
Made In Chicago: Book 'There Once Was A Camel'They've been friends for years. Now, two grandmothers from Skokie are partners on a new children's book, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
With More Kids Using Digital Tools, Attorney General Lisa Madigan Outlines Safe PracticesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says toys are now safer than ever before so this year, she focused on other dangers at her annual holiday news conference.
Interfaith Service Honors Victims Of Paris Terrorist AttacksThe interfaith prayer service was planned months ago, but the agenda was amended to include prayers for victims of terrorist attacks Paris, Beirut, Kenya, and Colombia.
Prosecutors Reviewing Cases Linked To Disgraced Fox Lake Cop GliniewiczLake County prosecutors have begun reviewing all cases linked to Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, in the wake of revelations he was embezzling funds from the department's Explorer's program before killing himself.
New Speed Camera On Archer Avenue Draws Ire Of AldermanThe alderman of a South Side ward is angry that a new speed camera is up and running today in his neighborhood, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Holocaust Survivor Recounts Ordeal At AuschwitzMonday marks 77 years since Kristallnacht, the Nazi rampage that many consider the beginning of the Holocaust. At the age of 86, a Holocaust survivor in Chicago has just written a book about his ordeal.