Bar Employee Punches Boss; Injures Cops After Escaping Handcuffs

Israel Alcantar-Abrego, 24, of Aurora, remains in DuPage County Jail in Wheaton on $50,000 bail. He faces trial on charges of aggravated battery of a peace officer, resisting or obstructing a police officer and battery, according to police and DuPage County Circuit Court records.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 8:13 am

Deacon Allegedly Kissed Girl, 14; Gave Her Kama Sutra Book

A 66-year-old man Cook County prosecutors described as a “member of the clergy” allegedly gave a minor a copy of the Kama Sutra and said he kissed her because she was “shy” and he “wanted her to be more confident.”

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 6:42 am

1 Dead, 7 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

Early Thursday morning, a 39-year-old man was fatally shot at a gas station in the Far South Side West Pullman neighborhood.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 6:33 am

Man Charged In Fatal June Shooting In Chicago Lawn

James Jones, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder for the shooting that killed 18-year-old Demarcus Boswell on June 19, authorities said.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 6:25 am

One Hurt In Naperville Fire

The fire that damaged Dutchman Heating & Cooling Inc., 400 E. Ogden Ave., erupted one week to the day after fire ravaged Grandma Sally’s Family Restaurant, less than a block away at 450 E. Ogden Ave.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 6:22 am

O’Hare Worker Arrested For Stealing Military Foot Lockers

James Matthews, 41, of Sauk Village, was charged with two felony counts of theft, police announced early Friday.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 6:17 am

Padres Rout Cubs 13-3

Tyson Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in a 13-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 10:58 pm

Noesi Leads White Sox To 5-2 Victory Over Twins

Hector Noesi (5-7) gave up two runs, struck out three and walked one in an impressive performance. Alexei Ramirez added two hits and an RBI for Chicago and Jake Petricka went one inning to pick up his fifth save in six chances.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 10:19 pm

Teen Shot At Kedvale Park

The teen was shot by two males that were riding bicycles about 8:25 p.m. Thursday at Kedvale Park. The shooters rode away on their bikes after the shooting.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 9:47 pm

Suburban Mom Dies Rescuing Child From Drowning

Karen Wessel, 47, of Arlington Heights is being hailed as a hero for helping save a child in distress at a Wisconsin lake.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 9:30 pm

Chicago Man Sentenced To 40 years After DNA Found In Untested Rape Kit

Steven Murphy sexually assaulted a woman who was on her way to buy milk for her children on Oct. 14, 2002.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 8:32 pm

Michelle Obama’s Chicago Trip: DNC Fundraiser, Dinner, Beyoncé

At a fundraiser at the Waldorf Astoria, the president’s wife spoke before more than 100 people and urged supporters to “dig deep” in their contributions to Democrats.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 7:29 pm

Mayor Emanuel: Red-Light Fixes Underway

Rahm Emanuel on Thursday reacted to mounting criticism of the city's unpopular red-light camera system.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 6:47 pm

Schuster: Cooperstown’s An Incredible Place

Every baseball fan needs to make a trip to the Hall of Fame.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 5:32 pm

Protesters Slam Walgreens For Considering Swiss Tax Shelter

Walgreens recently merged with a foreign company, which allows it to take advantage of a tax loophole and move -- on paper. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 5:13 pm

Girl, 9, Who Was Reported Missing Is Found Safe: Police

Emily Rivera is a student at William Nixon Elementary School at 2121 N. Keller Ave.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 5:07 pm

5 Cities That Could Make Strong Bids For 2019 Super Bowl

The NFL's open to cold-weather cities hosting the Super Bowl now, so there's an outside chance for Chicago.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 5:02 pm

Reggie Wayne’s 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp Entrances

By Chris Kral NFL team training camps have opened and the preseason is right around the corner. All week, our favorite players have been getting back in action and showing off their skills. In addition […]

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 4:41 pm

Device Scans For Possible Drugs In Cocktails

A device currently in development could someday soon determine whether somebody has tampered with your cocktail.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 4:34 pm

Official Rules: Medieval Times – Golden Ticket Giveaway

For more details on the Golden Ticket Promotion, click here » “Medieval Times – Golden Ticket Giveaway” July 25, 2014 – August 17, 2014 OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY […]

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 4:26 pm

CBS Connects With Fans At Comic Con 2014

No, it’s not Christmas yet, but for many it feels like it as San Diego Comic Con starts.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 4:16 pm

10 Players Who Could Get Traded At MLB Trade Deadline

With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it's time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 4:09 pm

Illinois Trustees Give Groce Extension, Boost Arena Renovation Budget

John Groce is now under contract through the 2018-'19 season.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 4:05 pm

Suspect Charged In Gary, Ind. Officer’s Murder

Carl Blount, 26, faces one count of murder.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 4:01 pm

High Chair Recall

Nearly 3,000 high chairs are being recalled due to a design flaw that could cause children to be strangled.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 3:46 pm