Study Shows ‘Troubling Trend’ In African American, Latino Suburbs

Alden Loury, director of research with the Metropolitan Planning Council, says some communities are losing both people and jobs.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:45 pm

Wrongfully Convicted Man Celebrates First Year Of Freedom

Darryl Pinkins appreciates the simple things in life and even dabbles in social media. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:16 pm

Activists Gather In Springfield To Protect Abortion Rights

Dozens of women descended on Springfield on Tuesday to protest Gov. Rauner's flip-flopped position on abortion.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:12 pm

Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Chicago Police Officer’s 2010 Murder

Bernard Williams was found guilty of shooting Chicago Police officer David Blake to death in a South Side alley in 2010, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 5:45 pm

After The Bell: The NASDAQ Closes Above 6,000 For First Time Ever

Stocks finished the session on Wall Street sharply higher Tuesday, as solid earnings bolstered investor sentiment, pushing the NASDAQ above 6,000 for the first time ever.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 5:31 pm

Woman Outsmarts Thieves, Finds Stolen Vehicle Used As Getaway Car

She tracked her stolen Jeep by using an app on her phone, only to get to the pinged location to see the suspects making a break away!

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 5:16 pm

More Ticks — And Increased Potential For Lyme Disease — Expected This Summer

Thick wooded areas and grassy prairies are prime spots to encounter ticks. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 4:55 pm

Pavement Ants Emerge In The Midst Of Spring

Pavement ants are beginning to emerge, another sign that spring has sprung.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 4:19 pm

Agent: Bears Continue To Show Interest In Patrick Mahomes

"They seem real interested," Leigh Steinberg says. "That's a different thing than will they prioritize quarterback as the top need?"

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 4:01 pm

California Judge Blocks Trump Order On Sanctuary City Money

Chicago leaders, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, have been defiant that the city will not act as immigration agents for the federal government.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:32 pm

White Sox Place Reliever Zach Putnam On 10-Day DL

In a corresponding move, Chicago recalled right-hander Chris Beck from Triple-A Charlotte.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:27 pm

Cubs’ Kris Bryant Has A Great Explanation For Why He Isn’t Into Bat Flips

Bryant emphasized that he has no problem with others bat flipping, but such a celebration just isn't for him.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:05 pm

Cubs, Uber Team Up To Give Young Fan A Birthday Surprise

It's all part of Uber's new program, UberWISH, which asked employees to write an essay about a wish they wanted to fulfill.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 2:17 pm

Lawmakers Seek Vote On Abortion Bill As Women Rally At State Capitol

Hundreds of activists marched on the Illinois State Capitol on Tuesday, declaring women do not have equality in the U.S.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 2:12 pm

Cubs’ Joe Maddon: ‘No Place’ In Baseball For A ‘Vigilante Head Hunter’

Debate has sparked about pitchers head hunting for retribution following a weekend incident between the Red Sox and Orioles.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 2:11 pm

Agent Bus Cook: Jay Cutler Wants To Play, Isn’t Considering Retirement

Cutler is still without a team after being released by the Bears in March.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 1:23 pm

Italian-Inspired Cocktail Bar Set To Open This Week In River North

Brandon Phillips, named “Bartender of the Year” by Chicago Tribune in 2016 announced the opening of a new Italian-inspired cocktail bar, named Otto Mezzo - set to open Wednesday, April 26 at 8:30 p.m.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 1:06 pm

Visit These 5 European Castles Without Leaving The States

An introduction to five of the finest European-styled castles in America

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 1:00 pm

Best Carrot Cake In Chicago

These are some of the best renditions of carrot cake in Chicago sure to give you a taste for the satisfying cake full of walnuts, cinnamon, pineapple, raisins or even topped with a marzipan carrot.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 1:00 pm

Mike Glennon Setting Tone As Leader, ‘Taking Command’ Of Bears

The Bears are looking to Glennon, who signed with the team last month as their starting quarterback.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 12:54 pm

Bulls’ Rajon Rondo Remains Out For Game 5, ‘Long Shot’ Chance Of Return For This Series Past That

Rondo is out of his cast and shooting some right-handed jumpers, but he's still in pain with a fractured right thumb.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 12:43 pm

For $425, Nordstrom Will Sell You A Pair Of Dirty Jeans

Hey fella, are you "rugged?" A guy who gets "down and dirty?" Of course you are. You are a MAN! An American MAN!

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 12:34 pm

Retired Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Saved By Firefighter Friends

A retired Chicago Fire Department lieutenant had a diabetic emergency and was saved by the firefighters he has coffee with most mornings.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 12:29 pm

Ex-Melrose Park Cop Admits Stealing Drugs From Evidence Room

The former detective admitted he stole and sold drugs from the department’s evidence room two years after he was nabbed in an FBI sting.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 12:17 pm

WBBM Newsradio Receives Top Illinois AP Awards, Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

The WBBM Newsradio staff received numerous awards from both the Illinois Associated Press broadcast awards and the RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for the 2016 season.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 12:15 pm