Mild, Cloudy Weather Saturday, But T-Storms Possible On Sunday

The Chicago area is set to enjoy warm, mild weather Saturday.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 11:26 am

Pope Francis Sends Telegram To Archbishop Cupich On Passing Of Cardinal George

As the Chicago area Catholic community mourns the death of Francis Cardinal George Saturday morning, Pope Francis issued a telegram to George’s successor Archbishop Cupich to express his condolences.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 11:16 am

Bulls’ Kirk Hinrich Out For Game 1, Derrick Rose Is A Full Go

Hinrich's status for Game 2 is uncertain as well as he deals with a hyperextended left knee.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 10:48 am

Police Fatally Shoot Man In South Shore

Chicago police shot and killed an 18-year-old man last night, after officers say he pointed a gun at them, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 10:18 am

Police: Attacker Shot In Logan Square, Charges Pending

A man shot another man in self-defense Friday night in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 10:06 am

Man Stabbed To Death In Humboldt Park Restaurant

A man was stabbed to death early Saturday inside a restaurant in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 10:04 am

Police: Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash On Kennedy Expressway

A man died when he fell off his motorcycle early Saturday on the Kennedy Expressway on the North Side, police said.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 10:03 am

Police: 1 Killed, 1 Seriously Wounded In Humboldt Park Shooting

One man was killed and another man was seriously injured in a Humboldt Park neighborhood shooting Friday night on the West Side, police said.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 10:01 am

Wolves Can’t Rally Past IceHogs

Chicago Wolves forward Rob Bordson scored two goals in the third period, but the Rockford IceHogs held on for a 4-3 victory Friday night in an Illinois Lottery Cup clash at the MetroCentre. Forward Yannick […]

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 11:55 pm

Predators Even Playoff Series At 1-1 With Blackhawks

Game 3 is Sunday in Chicago.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 11:49 pm

2 Investigators: County Rapped After Using Public Resources For Private Agency’s Move

The Cook County Independent Inspector General calls it a clear ethics violation. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 10:22 pm

Don’t Forget Abuse Victims, Cardinal George Critic Says

Grief at the passing of Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George should not completely overshadow sex abuse that occurred on his watch as archbishop, a frequent adversary said Friday.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 9:29 pm

Accused Hit-And-Run Driver Extradited, Charged In North Side Death From 2009

For six years, Rachel Gilliam’s killer hid in Mexico, authorities say.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 9:00 pm

Visitation, Funeral Set For Cardinal George

Visitation will be held for two days at Holy Name Cathedral, followed by a funeral mass on Thursday.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 8:47 pm

Chicago Schools Chief May Be Due Another $250,000

Barbara Byrd-Bennett's contract would have expired June 30, but she exercised an option to extend her contract for another year. Now, she's taking leave while the feds investigate CPS.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 8:28 pm

Burge Slams Chicago Torture Payouts

The Chicago Sun-Times reports former police commander Jon Burge confirms he told a blogger he has trouble believing city leaders would even contemplate giving reparations to "human vermin" like the "guilty, vicious criminals" he tried to take off the streets.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 7:51 pm

Levine: Kris Bryant Debut A Success, Despite Some Failure

“I will come out here tomorrow ready to go,” Bryant said with sincerity. “I will be hungry and ready to help the team win.”

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 6:13 pm

Cardinal George Overcame Setbacks To Lead Hometown Archdiocese

Francis Cardinal George was a son of the city's Northwest Side, schooled at St. Pascal's in Portage Park. He had an unusually early vision of his destiny. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine looks back on George's career.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 5:49 pm

Kris Bryant Goes 0-4 In Debut As Cubs Fall To Padres, 5-4

Wil Myers' three-run homer in the seventh innings was the difference.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 5:24 pm

Bears Set Dates, Times For 2015 Preseason Schedule

Chicago opens its preseason against Miami on Aug. 13 at Soldier Field.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 5:12 pm

At Boyhood Parish, Cardinal George Remembered As A ‘Hero’

Francis Cardinal George grew up on Chicago’s Northwest Side and was eventually ordained at St. Pascal’s in Portage Park.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 5:00 pm

Brothers Get Prison In Burr Oak Grave Scandal

Two former Burr Oak Cemetery workers found guilty of desecrating bodies at the historic southwest suburban cemetery were both sentenced to prison Friday.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 4:55 pm

Reba Wants to Meet Sam Hunt at the ACM Awards

Sam Hunt, Reba is coming for you. Expect some hugs.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 4:41 pm

For Bulls, It’s Time To Deliver On Expectations

Chicago has what it wanted -- a (fairly) healthy Derrick Rose entering the playoffs.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 4:41 pm

As the ACM Awards Head to Dallas, Here Are 9 Things to Know About Texas Music

To get you ready for the ACMs being in Texas this year, we've put together a list of nine things you need to know about Texas music.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 4:38 pm