List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 10:10 am

US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 10:07 am

GM Ignition Switch Death Count Rises To 29

At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 10:04 am

Marshall: Heated Argument ‘Came From My Heart’

“The only thing I regret is that the door wasn’t closed," Brandon Marshall says.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 9:55 am

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Hard To Beat After World Series Game 1 Win

The San Francisco Giants won the first game of the 2010 and 2012 World Series, which put them on the championship path both times.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 9:39 am

Man In Custody For Setting Logan Square Fire

Crews were called shortly after 3 a.m. to the fire in the 3500 block of West Palmer Street, police and fire officials said. The fire started in a vacant two-story building and spread to an adjacent two-story building which was occupied.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 9:01 am

Bumgarner, Giants Stop Royals 7-1 In Series Opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 8:30 am

Talks Continue Wednesday Amid Waukegan Teachers’ Strike

For much of the day Tuesday, Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 chief negotiator Tony Ficarelli said he believed that progress was being made in talks with the Lake County Federation of Teachers, but in the end it proved to be a mirage.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 8:00 am

Fired Police Officer Reinstated By Chicago Police Board

A fired Chicago cop caught up in a plan to plant drugs and a gun in a suburban woman’s car got his job back after the city’s police board this month took a second look at the case.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:28 am

Suspected Serial Killer Refuses To Answer Judge, Hearing Delayed One Week

An initial court appearance for suspected serial killer Darren Vann was delayed one week, after Vann refused to speak in court on Wednesday.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:56 am

Two Teens Wounded In West Englewood Shooting

About 9:45 p.m., the two were standing on the front porch of a building in the 1500 block of West 72nd Place when three males walked by and at least one of them opened fire, police said.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:25 am

One Dead, One Injured In Greater Grand Crossing Crash

About 9:20 p.m. a Honda Odyssey minivan heading north on King Drive struck a Chevrolet Cobalt at the intersection of 71st Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:24 am

Pimp Gets 45 Years For Beating Woman To Death In Indiana

U.S. District Judge Philip Simon issued the sentence last week for Nathan Huey-Dingle, 32, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to three counts related to sex trafficking his victim and another prostitute.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:19 am

Raanta Leads Blackhawks Past Flyers, 4-0

Antti Raanta made 32 saves to earn a shutout in his first start of the season, and Patrick Kane scored two power-play goals.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 10:48 pm

Gas Selling At Under $3 A Gallon At Some Chicago Area Stations

Drivers are doing double takes when they go to fill up.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 10:45 pm

Companies Employing ‘White Hat’ Hackers To Prevent Data Thefts

It seems like every month we hear about a huge data breach, our credit card numbers and other important information in the hands of crooks. Now more companies are hiring hackers to help them protect their customers.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 10:16 pm

Families Mourn Gary Murder Victims

Families of the Gary murder victims are showing their grief and their frustration with a police response to a missing loved, reports CBS 2's Pamela Jones.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 10:08 pm

Two Sick Passengers On Flights From Liberia Being Monitored At Chicago Hospitals

Medical personnel in Chicago said they are using "an abundance of caution" for two patients being evaluated for Ebola, even though neither has been diagnosed with the disease, after each of them became sick on separate flights from Liberia to O’Hare International Airport.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 9:59 pm

Skokie Middle School Cancels Class As Police Investigate Instagram Posts

A Skokie middle school has canceled classes Wednesday as police investigate a series of posts on Instagram.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 8:56 pm

Cook County Jail Guard Charged With Scheming To Smuggle Pot Into Jail Through Sandwiches

The FBI has put the bite on a Cook County Jail guard and a Chicago 911 supervisor and five others, for attempting to smuggle contraband into the jail, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 7:55 pm

No School Wednesday In Waukegan As Teachers Strike Continues

Talks between the Waukegan school district and teachers ended without a deal Tuesday night in an attempt to end the nearly three-week-old strike. The school district says school has been cancelled Wednesday.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 7:17 pm

Gary Murders Raise Questions About Missing Persons Reports

Part of the search for more victims in Gary includes the tedious process of reviewing past missing persons reports.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 6:32 pm

2 Investigators: Authorities Say Classified Ads Website Used For Prostitution

Alleged serial killer Darren Vann used an online classified advertising service to lure at least one of his victims to her death, according to police.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 6:10 pm

Jimmy Butler’s MRI Confirms Sprained Thumb

Butler won't practice the rest of this week, and his status for the season opener is unclear.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 5:29 pm

Joniak’s Journal: Sunday Will Be A Family Affair For The Vereens

Bears safety Brock Vereen will face older brother Shane, a Patriots running back, this Sunday.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 5:15 pm