Whitney Young Senior, Whose Parents Came To U.S. From Vietnam, Accepted To Naval And Air Force AcademiesAndrew Bui's family story is a Chicago original, a tale of perseverance and pride in his country, and he shared it with CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas.
Illinois Friends Drive Themselves Nuts Playing 'Sweet Home Alabama' For 7 Hours On Road TripSummer break is finally here. No more essays or exams. Yet there's one task some Illinois students were eager to complete.
Andersonville Man Raising Money For Trevor Project With Art Installation On Porch Pride MonthJesse Campbell created an art installation on his front porch.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Responds After Road Trippers Play 'Sweet Home Alabama' For 7 HoursCBS 2 reached out to the Lynyrd Skynyrd to see what they thought about a group of Illinois friends playing their hit "Sweet Home Alabama" for seven hours straight during a road trip to Alabama.
5 People Wounded In West Garfield Park Mass Shooting, Police SayFive people were shot Tuesday night in a mass shooting in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
16-Year-old Fatally Shot In Gage ParkThe boy was walking with a 20-year-old man, in the 5200 block of South Artesian around 10:11 p.m., when an offender approached them and started shooting.
Another Sunny DayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Indiana Man Searches For Family Of Little Girl Seen In Film That Dates Back More Than 80 YearsA CBS 2 viewer reached out to us after buying a film reel at an Indiana antique store. He is hoping to reunite family members with the priceless reel, and with loved ones, and he told his story to CBS 2 photojournalist Reed Nolan.
Suburban Mom's Facebook Was Hacked, And She Was Locked Out, Years Of Memories DisappearingFifteen years’ worth of memories disappeared, just like that; a suburban mother reached out to CBS 2 after hackers took control of her Facebook page.
Man In Parked Van Caught In Crossfire During Shooting In South AustinAn innocent bystander was caught in the cross-fire of a shooting in South Austin Monday night.
Massive Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton, Illinois, Could Burn For DaysCBS 2 reports live in Rockton where a massive chemical plant fire continues to burn.
2 Men Shot In Car That Crashed On Lake Shore Drive Near Elm StreetPolice said two men were shot inside a car near Elm Street right by Oak Street Beach. The car then crashed into a light pole with three men inside.
Temperatures In The Upper 70s TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Armed Robbers In Stolen Cars Targeting South Side NeighborhoodsA warning for drivers as armed robbers use stolen vehicles to commit other crimes.
'You Feel Like The City Is Taking Money Out Of Your Pocket': Speeding Tickets On The RiseSpeeding tickets have jumped from nearly 36,000 before March 1, to more than 398,000 after, CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker Investigates.
CPS High School Dean Under Investigation For Homophobic Jokes On FacebookHe's a high school dean of discipline for the Chicago Public Schools, but now he's the one who’s in trouble after posting homophobic jokes to Facebook.
'Open Chicago' Concerts, Pop-Up Events, Markets Coming This SummerThe events will be scattered across the city, from the Pritzker Pavilion, to local neighborhoods. There's even a Taste Of Chicago To-Go.
Woman Rescued From Lake Michigan Near Foster Avenue BeachA woman was recued from Lake Michigan after going missing while swimming.
At Least 3 Killed, 42 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago, Including Mass Shooting In ChathamAt least five of the victims this weekend were 17 or younger.
Sunny Day Ahead MondayMonday's temperatures will be in the low 80s with humid conditions. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s on Tuesday.
Witnesses Help Rescue Three People From Lake Michigan Near Adler PlanetariumThree people were rescued from Lake Michigan overnight near the Adler Planetarium, where a man and woman jumped into the water.
Carjacker Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car In South LoopAccording to Chicago police, a 28-year-old man was sitting in a parked Volkswagen sedan before dropping off a friend, in the 200 block of West Harrison Street around 2:15 a.m., when a man approached him.
Illinois State Police Investigating YouTube Videos Posted By Driver Who Filmed His Own Dangerous DrivingHis videos are racking up views on YouTube; a Chicago driver taking you along for a fast and furious ride.
As City Fully Reopens, CTA Has Been Busy Getting Ready For Riders To Come Back; 'It’s Important To Put Our Best Foot Forward,'With the city reopening today, more and more people will be riding public transportation.