Park Ridge Family Battles City For Their ‘Treehouse’

A legal fight with the city of Park Ridge over a backyard "treehouse" has turned into a waiting game for Joe and Margaret Solomon.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 4:20 pm

Blackhawks Acquire Forward Tomas Jurco

Jurco, 24, has scored 15 goals and 24 assists in 159 career NHL games.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 4:01 pm

Former Hinsdale Central Teacher Gets 6 Years For Sex Assault

James Bryla pleaded guilty to one count of criminal sexual assault after convincing a 16-year-old student to meet him after school in 2011.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 3:13 pm

White House Blocks Reporters From On-The-Record Briefing

The White House prevented several prominent news organizations from attending an on the record White House press briefing on Friday.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 3:05 pm

Two More Men Chared With Murder Of Toddler, His Uncle

Chicago Police said 19-year-old Dionel Harris has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting that killed Lavontay and his uncle, Lazarec Collins, in an alley in the 2300 block of South Kenneth Avenue on Feb. 14. Collins' pregnant girlfriend also was wounded in the shooting.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 2:52 pm

Levine: Kyle Schwarber Will Be Cubs’ Leadoff Man

The top of the Cubs' order will feature Schwarber, Bryant and Rizzo to open a game.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 2:28 pm

$1K Reward Offered In Christmas Day Fatal Shooting Of 18-Year-Old

Cook County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 cash reward for information on the Christmas Day fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 1:37 pm

Swarm Of Bees Sting Dog Over 300 Times, Killing The Animal

A swarm of bees stung a California dog more than 300 times resulting in the death of the animal.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 1:30 pm

Javier Baez Gets A Big Tattoo To Commemorate Cubs’ Historic Championship

Baez's latest ink is quite flashy.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 1:14 pm

Excessive Checking Of Social Media And Messages Leads To Stress, Study Finds

Eighty-six percent of adults in the U.S. said they constantly check email, text and social media, according to an American Psychological Association study.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 1:13 pm

66 Marijuana Plants Found In Carpentersville Home

Robbie Marinkovich and Donna Yoshimura are facing charges after police found about 250 grams of cannabis, drug paraphernalia and a shotgun.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 1:07 pm

Preview: Suns-Bulls

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the United Center.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 12:36 pm

Metra CEO Don Orseno Announces Plans To Retire At End Of 2017

Metra’s Board of Directors has formed a committee to find Orseno’s replacement, with the aim of hiring someone by this fall.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 12:35 pm

Chicago Gang Member Wanted Since 2013 Arrested In Puerto Rico

Jason “Chapo” Arroyo was charged with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance in a March 2013 indictment that was recently unsealed

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 12:27 pm

A 93-Year-Old South Side Woman Wins $5,000 A Week For Life

A 93-year-old South Side woman hit it big Friday with Publisher's Clearinghouse.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 12:25 pm

Cubs Sign Pedro Strop To An Extension

Strop will remain with the Cubs through 2018, with a team option for 2019.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 12:07 pm

Advocate: Immigrants Fearing Trump Policies Are Filing Taxes Later

Officials think fears about changing U.S. immigration policies might keep some undocumented immigrants from filing early tax returns.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 12:03 pm

3 Small Business Grants In Illinois That Should Be On Your Radar

See if you qualify for one of these valuable grants to help fund your small business in Illinois.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 12:00 pm

Westerlund: Bulls Praise Fred Hoiberg’s Growth While Continuing To Put Him In Precarious Position

It's been hard to see the fit in any of the additions to the Bulls' roster in the Hoiberg era.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 12:00 pm

Cook County State’s Attorney Creates Immigration Fraud Hotline

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced Friday the creation of a new hotline for residents to call if they have been the victim of fraud as a result of their immigration status.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:37 am

Adams Street Bridge Reopens After 13-Month Renovation

The $33 million renovation of the bridge was financed with federal and state funds.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:21 am

CPD: 81 Arrests Made In Overnight Raids, 12 Weapons Seized

It's a familiar story, and once again, Superintendent Eddie Johnson was pleading for help, asking lawmakers to stiffen penalties for repeat gun offenders. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:16 am

Tony Mantuano’s Spaghetti alla Carbonara LIVE from the CBS Chicago Culinary Kitchen

This classic Roman pasta is one that appears on many Italian menus in the United States. The original preparation is however difficult to find. Preparations with bacon, cream and peas are just a few of the common variations, although not authentic. The recipe reflects the Roman origin of the dish.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:14 am

Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks Looks To Raise The Bar

"Take full advantage of everything you're doing every day and get better," Hendricks says.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:14 am

Levine: White Sox Closer David Robertson Goes About Business With Trade Rumors Swirling

"I can only control what I control," Robertson says.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:07 am