A former kindergarten teacher is accused of sexually abusing students at school. His alleged victim is fighting for justice and sharing her story with CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini.
Cicero Kindergarten Teacher Accused Of Sexual Abuse Slipped Through Cracks For YearsA former kindergarten teacher is accused of sexually abusing students at school. His alleged victim is fighting for justice and sharing her story with CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini.
Family Wants Justice After Young Mother's Body Is Found Dumped In HarveyRyan Chanel Reed told her father she would be back later one night to pick up her 10-year-old daughter in Hazel Crest – but the young mother never returned. Her body was discovered just a few hours later in nearby Harvey. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
10-Year-Old Girl Among 3 Shot On West SideA 10-year-old girl was among three people who were shot Monday night on the city’s West Side.
Jefferson Park Family Distraught After Man Is Caught Touching Himself On CameraA Jefferson Park neighborhood family shared their story Monday after a man was caught on camera touching himself right outside their front door.
Tower Lakes Woman Says Reckless Thieves Stole Her Car, And She's Not The Only OneA woman in the northwest suburbs sent out a warning about a crew of car thieves Sunday, and police tell her she's not the only victim. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Former Girlfriend Says She Was Held Hostage By Melvin Martin Jr.Melvin Martin Jr. is suspected of murdering his girlfriend and hauling her body parts to the Chicago suburbs in a suitcase, and on Thursday, another former girlfriend said she was once held hostage by him.
'Cheer' Star Jerry Harris Facing Child Pornography ChargesJerry Harris, one of the stars of the Netflix show “Cheer” is accused of luring two boys to send him sexual pictures. But prosecutors say he admitted to doing the same to as many as 15 other children. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.
Former DCFS Supervisor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Charges In A.J. Freund CaseFormer Illinois Department of Children and Family Services supervisor Andrew Polovin has pleaded not guilty to felony charges accusing him of failing to protect 5-year-old A.J. Freund, who died at the hands of his parents. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
In Police Call Recording, Suspect's Mother Describes Discovery Of Body Parts In SuitcasePolice say a woman was killed in Kentucky, and some of her body was found in a suitcase in suburban Markham. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports on the gruesome discovery made by the suspected killer’s mother.
As Worries Mount About Violence In Albany Park, Shootings Continue OnChicago Police say gang disputes have been fueling shootings lately in the Northwest Side neighborhoods of Albany Park and Ravenswood Manor. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Search On For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Slammed Into Woman On Michigan AvenuePolice Wednesday evening were searching for a man after a hit-and-run that left a woman injured at a South Loop bus stop. CBS 2's Marissa Parra saw it happen.
Suspect In Western Illinois University Shooting SurrendersKavion Poplous, the Western Illinois University freshman wanted for shooting his roommate in a residence hall late Tuesday night, surrendered at the Gresham District police station in Chicago on Wednesday. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend, Bringing Body Parts On Bus To MarkhamPolice say Melvin Martin Jr. killed his girlfriend in Louisville, and parts of her body came to Illinois with him while he left another part in Kentucky. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Man Suspected Of Killing, Dismembering Girlfriend And Bringing Remains To MarkhamA man was charged as a fugitive out of Kentucky, after police said he killed and dismembered his girlfriend and hauled her body parts in suitcases all the way to south suburban Markham.
Western Illinois University Shooting Suspect Surrenders In ChicagoKavion Poplous, the Western Illinois University freshman wanted for shooting his roommate in a residence hall late Tuesday night, has turned himself in to police in Chicago. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Andrew Freund Sr. To Enter Negotiated Plea On Friday In Murder Of 5-Year-Old Son, A.J.Andrew Freund Sr., the Crystal Lake man charged with killing his 5-year-old son, A.J., is expected to formally enter a plea agreement later this week.
Family Of Slain Walgreens Clerk Olga Calderon Seeks Answers; 'Mistakes Were Made'The family of Olga Maria Calderon, a Walgreens clerk stabbed to death in Wicker Park last week, wants to know why the store had removed security despite previous robberies, and why Cook County prosecutors allowed the teen now charged with her murder to be removed from electronic monitoring on a previous burglary case.
Police Address Questions About Uptick In Shootings In Ravenswood ManorQuestions about recent shootings in Ravenswood Manor dominated a virtual Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy meeting Tuesday night.
Former DCFS Worker A No-Show At McHenry County Board Meeting After Arrest Linked To A.J. FreundA former Illinois Department of Children and Family Services worker who is facing charges connected to the death of 5-year-old. A.J. Freund last year was a no-show at the McHenry County Board meeting Tuesday night.
New Lawsuit Filed Claiming School Custodian Recorded Teacher In BathroomEight months after cameras were found in bathrooms at the Sunset Ridge School in Northfield and a warrant was issued for the arrest of David Garcia-Espinal, he remains nowhere to be found. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
5-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shoots Himself In Lawndale, Police SayThe boy was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.
Man Shot Dead At Morse Red Line StationThe man was standing inside the station in Rogers Park when someone fired from a vehicle, police say.
Dismembered Body Parts Found In Suitcases In MarkhamPolice said the body parts were hauled all the way from Kentucky on a Greyhound bus, and the family of the man who came with them had no idea. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
5-Year-Old Boy Shot In North LawndaleThe boy was shot in the leg near 18th Street and Homan Avenue.