State Lawmakers To Question DCFS Officials On Semaj Crosby’s Death

DCFS officials will testify at a joint House and Senate committee hearing about what could have been done to prevent Semaj Crosby’s death.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 8:05 am

City To Resume Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats; Try Rodent Birth Control

Chicago is adapting its rodent control strategy to include a method some call more humane and perhaps more effective.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 7:23 am

Third Man Charged With Shooting CPD Officer, Robbing T-Mobile Store

Dante Jeffries, 27, faces seven felony charges after he was arrested just after 10:30 p.m. on Saturday in the 600 block of West Hubbard.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 6:28 am

2 Killed, 6 Wounded Within 7 Hours Tuesday In Shootings Across Chicago

The year’s shooting death toll rose to 366 after the violence Monday, with more than 2,086 people shot in the city since the start of 2017.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 6:22 am

Police Searching For Man Reported Missing From Near West Side

Michael Barrera was last seen about 3 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of West Harrison, according to Chicago Police.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 6:17 am

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Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 12:01 am

Mosquito Bite Sends Family’s Finances Into Tailspin

Jeff Walls was healthy and looking forward to retirement. Complications from the West Nile Virus changed all that. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 10:27 pm

Mundelein Residents Urge Leaders To Prevent The Next Big Flood

The village was hit with record rain, but residents say larger infrastructure improvements are needed to prevent flooding. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 10:12 pm

Man Robs 2 Cabs On West Side

The robberies both happened on July 16, police said. The first occurred at 5:19 a.m. in the 4000 block of West Congress, and the second at 10:20 a.m. in the 3800 block of West Congress.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 7:56 pm

1 Dead After 4-Vehicle Crash On Lake Shore Drive

A four-vehicle accident along Lake Shore Drive on Chicago's North Side injured at least seven motorists and snarled traffic during rush hour Monday.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:44 pm

Driver Tops 100 MPH While Trying To Get Photo For Snapchat, Police Say

The driver reportedly "left all traffic behind" in his quest to hit top speed and post a picture to SnapChat.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:31 pm

Reports: Derrick Rose Agrees To Deal With Cavaliers

With Kyrie Irving having asked for a trade, Rose may have a chance to start in Cleveland.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:26 pm

Chicago Panel OK’s Settlement Of Red-Light Camera Suit

The City Council’s Finance Committee has given its approval for a nearly $39-million settlement of a lawsuit over the city’s red light and speed camera programs.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:24 pm

Chicago’s Vista Tower To Have ‘Blow-Through’ Floor

The 83rd floor of Chicago’s future 94-story skyscraper will be completely empty for wind to blow through.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:23 pm

Levine: White Sox Win One For Their Manager

Rick Renteria was victorious in his return to Wrigley Field as manager of the White Sox.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:09 pm

Mayor Emanuel Thinks Governor Rauner Should Just Sign School Funding Bill

Mayor Emanuel is taking a dim view of Governor Rauner's decision to call a special legislative session to begin Wednesday, to address school funding in Illinois.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:02 pm

Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks Struggles To Find Form In Return To Mound

Hendricks returned to the mound for the first time since June 4 and had issues with his arsenal.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:51 pm

Itasca Fire Chief Offers Advice After House Fire

A house fire in Itasca has the fire chief there offering advice to people whose homes are flooded.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:42 pm

Second City Karaoke, Only League Of Its Kind In Midwest

Every Wednesday night in Lakeview, Chicago singers gather to compete for the title of Top Karaoke!

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:42 pm

More Than 5,000 Illegal Guns Seized So Far In 2017: Chicago Police

Chicago Police Department officials say the city's investment in crime-fighting technology is helping officers.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:21 pm

White Sox End 9-Game Slide With 3-1 Win Over Cubs

Adam Engel and Matt Davidson homered.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:08 pm

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Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 4:57 pm

Jason McLeod Relishes Task Of Replenishing Cubs’ Farm System

"It’s always a greater challenge once you get there to stay at the top,” McLeod says.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 4:47 pm

16-Year-Old Charged With Fatally Shooting Man Over Facebook Post

A boy has been charged with fatally shooting a man in May in retaliation for a Facebook post about the suspect’s dead friend.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 4:39 pm

Levine: Cubs Still Searching For Backup Catching Help For Willson Contreras

The Cubs know the importance of keeping Contreras fresh down the stretch of the season.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 4:29 pm