Levine: Sale-Buehrle Duel A Battle Of Old And New Sox

Baseball’s most dominant pitcher, Chris Sale, faced his mentor, Mark Buehrle, in a pitch-off of different styles Monday night.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 10:53 pm

White Sox Ace Chris Sale Outpitches Mentor Mark Buehrle

Chris Sale's bid for a record strikeout streak ended, but he pitched a six-hitter that led the Chicago White Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Monday night in the fastest major league game in almost four years.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 9:37 pm

Boy, 16, Fatally Shot

The victim and another teen were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill when a car drove up and a man got out and opened fire.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 9:33 pm

West Nile Virus Detected In Skokie

The Skokie Health Department says so far there are no confirmed cases in humans, but mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 9:27 pm

Emma: Rizzo, Bryant Enjoying All-Star Success Together

Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo are Cubs friends and All-Stars.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 8:59 pm

Spiderman, Other Marvel Heroes Cancel Trip To Chicago

The "Marvel Experience" tour was supposed to come to Chicago's McCormick Place July 11 through Aug. 2.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 8:17 pm

Levine: Samardzija Knows He May Be First To Go

This month could see Jeff Samardzija playing for his fourth team in 12 months.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 7:24 pm

Charter School’s Freebie Offers — Dinners, Other Giveaways — Draws Criticism

Critics say prospective parents should be studying a school's academics. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 6:45 pm

After The Bell: Drop In Oil Prices Bodes Well For Chicago Area Drivers

Gas prices in the Chicago area are heading lower and this trend may continue.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 6:29 pm

White Sox Ace Chris Sale Gets All-Star Nod

It's Sale's fourth straight trip to the All-Star Game.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 6:29 pm

Cubs’ Bryant, Rizzo Named All-Star Reserves

"It's going to be really special for me," Kris Bryant says.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 6:21 pm

Women’s World Cup Win Spurs Even More Interest In Soccer

CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports the latest victory isn't helping the sport arrive -- it's already here.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 5:23 pm

Bucktown Resident Turns Tables On Knife-Wielding Home Invader

Now the would-be thief is in custody, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 5:09 pm

Blackhawks Acquire Forward Liam Coughlin From Oilers

Chicago traded away goalie 25-year-old goalie Anders Nilsson.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 4:40 pm

State Senator’s Nephews Among Violence Victims Over 4th Of July Weekend

Two nephews of State Senator Mattie Hunter were among the victims of Chicago’s violent Fourth of July weekend, her office confirmed to CBS 2.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 4:31 pm

14 Years After Their Disappearance, Family Of Tionda, Diamond Bradley Continues To Hold Vigils

It has been 14 years since the disappearance of the two Bradley sisters - and today their great aunt is talking about why the family is still holding prayer vigils on the anniversary, year after year.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 4:04 pm

Women’s World Cup Final Seen By A Record 26.7 Million In U.S.

Team USA's win was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 3:38 pm

Man Charged With Trespassing At Burr Ridge Mansion For Second Time

A Lombard man has been caught trespassing at a Burr Ridge mansion for the second time, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 3:37 pm

Bulls’ Mike Dunleavy: Expectations Are To Win A Title

Fred Hoiberg's entering a unique situation in his first year in Chicago.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 3:29 pm

This Week In Golf: Danny Lee Wins Playoff To Take Greenbrier Classic

Danny Lee gets his first PGA Tour victory at the Greenbrier Classic, besting David Hearn on the second playoff hole.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 3:27 pm

Emanuel: Violent Weekend Not A Sign That Anti-Violent Strategies Are Failing

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says police are doing all they can to quell violence on the streets, but the problem requires having fewer guns on the streets and more moral values in the homes, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 3:17 pm

Illinois Shows Aretha Franklin R-E-S-P-E-C-T When Her Tour Bus Breaks Down On Ike

Three state police units and three from the Illinois Department of Transportation drove the Queen of Soul and her entourage to their hotel.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 3:15 pm

Chicago Area Politicians Call For More Money To Implement Positive Train Control

Chicago area political leaders are urging Washington to spend more money to increase train safety, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 3:00 pm

Emma: MLB’s All-Sabermetrics Team

The metrics reveal who in baseball is really deserving of the All-Star game.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 2:44 pm

Man Convicted In 6 Illinois Deaths Seeks New Venue For Missouri Trial

A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to another place in Missouri.

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 2:34 pm