2 Investigators: Will Disaster Strike Before Rail-Car Upgrades?The Chicagoland area is the No. 1 corridor in the nation for the transport of hazardous materials like crude oil, ethanol and other flammable chemicals. And that leaves a lot of people worrying about the worst-case scenario, CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Best Running And Hiking Trails In The SuburbsSome runners have no problem lacing up their shoes and hitting the concrete, no matter where they are. Others, present company included, sometimes need some incentive... Like a beautiful running trail.
Best Record Stores In ChicagoIt's time to dust off that record player and start playing vinyl again. Does your collection need a little refreshing? Check out these five Chicago area record stores.
Officials Discouraged By Very Low Turnout In Suburban ElectionsIf you thought Chicago’s 40 percent turnout on Tuesday was poor – and it was – pity the surrounding suburbs. The Cook County Clerk’s office said suburban turnout was only about 14 percent on Tuesday. McHenry County barely reached 11 percent. Lake County was little better at 11.25 percent.
Millennial Musings: Should I Live in a City or the Suburbs?
Mom Of Heroin Addict Takes Her Family's Story To Police Departments -- If They'll ListenIt’s not easy for P.J. Newberg to talk about her daughter Paula's heroin addiction. But it's her mission, and she spent Friday morning sharing her experience with Skokie police. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Whole Foods Chain Grabs Seven Former Dominick's Locations Dominick's parent company Safeway Inc. pulled out of the Chicago market late last year.
State Of Emergency Declared In SuburbsOfficials in several west and northwest suburbs have declared various states of emergency or disaster Thursday morning, urging residents not to travel and others not to venture in because of flooding, road closures and stressed emergency resources.
Hair Salons On Notice After String Of Armed RobberiesThe brazen robber has struck 11 in exactly one month, getting a few hundred dollars each time. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Train Accidents Down Statewide, But Not Chicago AreaA new analysis shows that Chicago-area railroad crossings remain dangerous.
Heroin Deaths Have Doubled In Suburbs Since 2007A new report says heroin deaths in Lake and Will Counties have doubled over the last six years.
5 Shot, 4 Fatally, In Suburbs This WeekendFive men have been wounded -- four fatally -- in shootings in south and west suburbs this weekend. Two of the shootings happened in south suburban Harvey and another involved an off-duty Chicago police officer in west suburban Maywood.
Reznick Group To Move Headquarters From Skokie To Chicago For the second time in five days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing that he's lured an employer from the suburbs to the city.
Rep. Walsh: Chicago Is Raiding Businesses From Suburbs To Help 'Crumbling' CityU.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) says Motorola Mobility's decision to relocate to Chicago from Libertyville is another example of Mayor Rahm Emanuel raiding the suburbs to help city.
Report: Many Suburbs Are Hospitable For Commuters Without CarsA new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.