The Cook County Medical Examiner said that baby was 1-year-old Ana Marie Townsend. Her death is ruled a homicide.
Markham Baby Found In Burning Home In 2017 Identified; Parents Still MissingThe Cook County Medical Examiner said that baby was 1-year-old Ana Marie Townsend. Her death is ruled a homicide.
Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb Named Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseFormer federal prosecutor Dan Webb has been appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate the Cook County State's Attorney's office decision to drop disorderly conduct charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who had been accused of orchestrating a fake hate crime against himself. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports
Judge Expected To Name Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseTwo months after ordering a special prosecutor to investigate the Jussie Smollett case, a Cook County judge on Friday might name the person he has picked to handle the probe. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Chicago Native Heroically Steps In After Atlanta ShootingDerrick Daniels was there when four young women were shot and wounded near Clark Atlanta University, and he jumped intto action to provide first aid for one of the victims. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Questions Surround The Shooting Of Woman While She Was Driving In DoltonCBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports a mother was shot while driving her car in Dolton with her four youngest girls in the car. Authorities continue the investigation.
Woman With 4 Kids In Car Shot In DoltonA mother driving down the street with four children in a minivan was shot in the head Wednesday in south suburban Dolton. Now those kids are waiting to find out how she's doing. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Plans To Redevelop 11-Acre Vacant Lot In Little Village Stir ControversyIt’s been an eyesore for more than a decade, so why is a development proposal for an empty lot in Little Village igniting controversy? CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Two Carjacking Suspects In Custody After Chase, Crash, ManhuntA second suspect is in custody, following a massive manhunt in southwest suburban Wilmington, after a high-speed chase ended in a crash overnight. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Community Garden Grows With Purpose In EnglewoodThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders were there recently as a West Loop community garden was shut down when rats were found in the space. But there are hundreds of gardens in our urban environment, and Morning Insider Vince Gerasole went looking for solutions to doing neighborhood gardening right.
Family Livid Over Police Shooting That Killed Man In GaryThe family of Rashad Cunningham says he had a concealed carry permit, yet he died at the hands of police. They aired their grievances at a Gary Common Council meeting, as CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Search Continues For 2nd Suspect After Dolton ShootoutDolton police are urging people to stay vigilant as they search for a second suspect, following a wild shootout with officers Monday afternoon. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Fatal Shooting In Chicago LawnA young man was found dead of a gunshot wound late Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Pit Bull Attacks Again In Westchester Despite Being Deemed ViciousThe two dogs got loose and attacked and killed a dachshund, similar to something that happened back in hte fall. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Stopped Freight Trains Causing Safety Concerns In Highland, IndianaPolice told CBS 2 Highland Road is often blocked, sometimes for up to four hours and it turns the community into an island.
Cook County Officer, Ronald Prohaska, Killed In Fiery Crash While Assisting Driver On Illinois River BridgeAn off-duty Cook County officer was killed in a fiery crash on the Illinois River Bridge while assisting another driver Sunday afternoon.
Mother Of Formerly Missing Indiana Teen SpeaksCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports a northwest Indiana teen who went missing Saturday was found in Arkansas. The child's mother said the girl is safe. A man she knew from a Marine recruitment center is in custody in connection with her disappearance.
Robbery, Gunfire At Lansing Auto Parts StoreA robbery ended in gunfire at an Auto Zone in south suburban Lansing on Sunday, and neighbors have been left shaken. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
16-Year-Old Indiana Girl Missing, Feared Taken By Her Accused 22-Year-Old StalkerAn Amber Alert has been issued across Indiana for a missing 16-year-old girl, who police said is in extreme danger.
2 People Injured In Hit-And-Run; Police Searching For DriverChicago police are searching for a driver who hit two people and kept going near Archer and Halsted Saturday evening.
Family Wants Answers After 12-Year-Old Shot While Sleeping In Burnside HomeMore than 20 shots were fired into a far South Side home where several children, including a 12-year-old girl, were inside. Lakiya Charleston was shot twice while sleeping on the couch.
13-Year-Old Shot Through Window Of Burnside BedroomA 13-year-old girl was shot in her bedroom in the Burnside neighborhood early Saturday morning.
Ammonia And Cyanide Found At Indiana Dunes; Partial Closure OrderedThe National Park Service has shut down a section of the Indiana Dunes following a chemical spill that is already having an effect on wildlife.
A Special Viewing Experience For The Chicago Air And Water ShowSome 2 million people will attend the Air and Water Show this weekend. Most, of course, will crowd onto the North Avenue Beach. But a couple dozen lucky guests will attend a party at arguably the best spot to watch the show – a penthouse at a high-rise right across the street.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Father Of Accused VA Gunman SpeaksBernard Harvey Sr. tells CBS 2's Charlie De Mar that he believes his son is mentally ill and did not have malice in mind.
'Hollywood Ripper' Killer Now Faces Murder Charges In Cook CountyCBS 2's Megan Hickey reports "Hollywood Ripper" Michael Gargiulo was convicted in the murder of two women in Los Angeles.After his sentencing next week, he faces charges in Cook County for the 1993 murder of a suburban woman.
Judge Postpones Issue Of Increasing Kelly's Bond Because He Was 'No Show' In CourtProsecutors are asking for an increase in Kelly's bond, but in court Thursday morning prosecutors said Kelly, who is currently in the custody of United States Marshals, "refused transport" to court.
More Than A Dozen Car Windows Smashed At Loop Parking GarageMore than a dozen car windows were found smashed at a Loop parking garage Thursday morning.
Suspect Captured In Death Of Missing Gary WomanJames McGhee was apprehended in Hammond late Wednesday in the death of Sidne-Nichole Buchanan, who had been missing since late last month. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
FBI Seeking Person Of Interest In Death Of Missing Gary Woman Sidne-Nichole BuchananThe FBI is asking for help locating a person of interest in the case of missing Gary, Indiana, woman Sidney-Nichole Buchanan.