An apartment in south suburban Lansing has been overrun by pests, but the tenant says it’s not her fault.CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas discovered the phone call she made that got results, and it wasn’t to her landlord or an exterminator.
Getting Hosed: Woman Gets $8,000 Water Bill For Vacant And Unlivable Home Where Water Was Not Being UsedOne woman has a water bill of more than $8,000, even though she hasn’t used a drop. As CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reported, it’s all because she didn’t understand the city’s complicated rules for turning it off.
Vacant City-Owned Lots Become Frustrating Eyesores For Neighbors; 'It Devalues Your Property'Overgrown weeds, empty beer cans, and frustrated neighbors; the Morning Insiders uncovered a pattern of vacant city-owned properties falling into disarray, leading to more than 100 complaints last year.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M., Dec. 13, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest forecast.
9-Year-Old Living With Congenital Cardiac Condition Gets New BedroomThe holidays came early for nine-year-old Alondra Mena whose wish was granted.
4 People Hurt In Red Light Crash In Back Of The YardsA 23-year-old man, police said is behind a red light crash, could have been drunk driving.
Driver Dead, 2 Other Teens Hospitalized When SUV Flees Police, Plows Into House In FernwoodA teenage driver is dead, and two other teens were injured, after a sport-utility vehicle fleeing police crashed plowed into a house in the Far South Side’s Fernwood neighborhood Thursday night.
2 Men Kidnapped, Bound With Duct Tape, From Irving Park NeighborhoodDetectives are searching for three men Friday morning. Officers said they pulled up to their victims and pulled out a police badge before cuffing and kidnapping them.
Teen Charged In Fatal Drive-By Shooting Of Nurse Identified As Driver, Police Still Searching For ShooterThe 19-year-old man charged in the shooting death of a nurse in Little Village was the driver of the car, and police said they are still looking for the triggerman.
Illinois Has One Of The Highest Numbers Of Guns Recovered From Kids, CBS 2 InvestigatesCBS 2’s Irika Sargent road along with officers in some of the most challenging Chicago communities to see what they are doing to keep guns away from kids.
Meet Process Server Eddie Jackson; A Vital But Overlooked Cog In The Court SystemEvery day, countless people go to small claims court to try to collect a debt, but they can’t until someone like Eddie Jackson finds the person who owes them money.
Feast Of Our Lady Of Guadalupe Draws Worshippers To Des PlainesWorshippers are gathering in Des Plaines this morning.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M. 12-12-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest forecast.
Police To Address Teen Charged In Death Of Nurse, Fatally Shot Outside Sister's HomeChicago police will talk about charges against a teenager they say shot and killed a nurse last month in Little Village.
Woman Watches Ex-Boyfriend Set Her Jeep On Fire In Grand CrossingA woman reported watching her ex-boyfriend set her Jeep on fire in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.
Chicago Park District Truck Slides In Lake Michigan Near Oak Street BeachA Chicago Park District truck slid off the Lake Shore Drive bike path into Lake Michigan near Oak Street Beach just before 7:15 a.m.
Video Captures Truck Sliding Into Lake MichiganNest camera video from a condo on Lake Shore Drive captures the truck sliding into the water.
School Board To Vote On Plan To Close Chicago Virtual Charter SchoolThe hammer is expected to come down hard on embattled Chicago Virtual Charter School on Wednesday. Parents are bracing for a Chicago Board of Education vote to shut the school down, but are hoping a petition will convince the school board to keep it open.
Inmates With Jail Attack Records Still Transported with Other Inmates, Costing Tax Payers MoneyInmates with a record of jail attacks are repeatedly transported with other inmates, leading to fights that cost tax payers a lot of money in medical bills. CBS 2 is always investigating.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M. 12-11-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
First Legal Steps Coming To Clear Cook County Marijuana ConvictionsThe first steps to begin clearing marijuana convictions in Cook County starts today. State's Attorney Kim Foxx will personally file the first motions in court Wednesday.
Teen Shot While Inside Bedroom In Craigin HomeBullets smashed through the glass of a home, hitting an 18-year-old man who was inside a bedroom Tuesday night.
Woman Dead, Another Injured In Brainerd Apartment FireA deadly apartment fire broke out in the Brainerd neighborhood.
Three Men Arrested After Shots Fired During Police Chase In Jackson ParkPolice said the chase started after officers tried making a traffic stop in Jackson Park. They called for backup and that's when things escalated.
Shedd Aquarium To Offer New Low Sensory Aquatic PresentationsIn order to create a more accessible environment for all visitors, the presentations will have reduced volume, dimmed lights and "jazz hands signals" over clapping.