New Six Flags Great America Roller Coaster Maxx Force Will Be Triple-Record BreakerSix Flags Great America has unveiled plans for a new triple-threat roller coaster, which will break three records when it debuts next summer.
Sheryl Underwood On The Midday Show!Co-host of 'The Talk' talks about upcoming plans for the show and how the chemistry between her fellow co-hosts sets the show apart.
Report: #MeToo Activist Asia Argento Settled Sex Assault Complaint For $380,000Italian actress Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, the New York Times reported.
Thousands Pack Lakefront For Air & Water ShowAll eyes to the skies and the lake for the first day of the annual Chicago Air & Water Show.
Ed Curran Previews The Air & Water ShowPerforming teams will dazzle more than 1 million people watching the Air & Water Show on the lakefront this weekend. Chicago rapper Rhymefest will tandem jump with the Golden Knights parachute team. CBS 2's Ed Curran has a preview of the big show.
On Stage: 'Avenue Q' and 'Linda'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Avenue Q," playing at Mercury Theater; and "Linda," playing at Steep Theatre.
Aretha Franklin, The 'Queen Of Soul,' Dead At 76She sang and lived with soul and style. Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul" died at her home in Detroit on Thursday. Jericka Duncan has a look at her remarkable life.
'Queen Of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies At 76Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul" whose prolific career spanned six decades, has died at her home in Detroit. She was 76.
On Stage: 'Rick Stone: The Blues Man' and 'Murder For Two'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Rick Stone: The Blues Man," playing at Black Ensemble Theater; and "Murder For Two," playing at Marriott Theatre.
Cleanup Underway After Lollapalooza Wraps UpCrews have begun cleaning up Grant Park after four days of music at the fun-filled Lollapalooza festival.
Lollapalooza 2018: Increased Security In Place For 4-Day FestivalLollapalooza, one of the largest and best-known music festivals in the world, gets underway later today. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Alan Alda Reveals He Has Parkinson's Disease: 'I'm Not Angry'Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease. In an appearance on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday, the award-winning actor, best known for his relatable portrayal of Army Capt. "Hawkeye" Pierce in the TV series "M*A*S*H," revealed he was diagnosed three-and-a-half years ago.
On Stage: 'The Color Purple' and 'Peter Pan'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "The Color Purple," playing at Auditorium Theatre; and "Peter Pan," playing at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
25th Anniversary of "The Sandlot"Fans of the coming-of-age baseball movie "The Sandlot" will have two chances to see it again on the big screen - Sunday afternoon and Tuesday.
Buckingham Palace Art ExhibitPrince Charles is displaying over 100 works of art from his own personal collection for a special exhibit at Buckingham Palace that the public can see through September.
On Stage: 'Waitress' and 'Haymarket'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Haymarket," playing at the Den Theatre; and "Waitress," playing at Cadillac Palace Theatre.
Chris Brown Arrested In FloridaSinger Chris Brown was arrested in Florida following a concert on felony battery charges.
More Allegations Against SpaceyThere are more allegations of sexual assault and assault against Oscar winner Kevin Spacey.
On Stage: "The Cher Show"CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "The Cher Show," playing at Oriental Theatre.
On Stage: 'Hamlet' and 'Guards At The Taj'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews a unique and ambitious new production of "Hamlet," playing at Gift Theatre; and "Guards at the Taj," playing at Steppenwolf Theatre.
On Stage: "Mies Julie" and "20,000 Leagues Under The Seas"CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Mies Julie," playing at Victory Gardens Theater through June 24 and "20,000 Leagues Under the Seas," playing at the Looking Glass Theater through Aug. 19.
On Stage: Tony Awards Preview With Chris JonesThe Tony Awards are this Sunday here on CBS 2 and one of the big questions is which musical will win. "Frozen" is up, and so is "SpongeBob SquarePants." Theater critic Chris Jones offers his take on things.
Oprah Winfrey On Smithsonian Exhibit Featuring Her Groundbreaking ShowOprah Winfrey and the impact of her groundbreaking show is the subject of a new exhibit, "Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture." It opens Friday at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
On Stage: 'How To Use A Knife' and 'Waiting For Godot'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "How To Use A Knife," playing at Theater Wit; and "Waiting For Godot," playing at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.