CEO Mary Barra Wants GM To Develop A New Attitude

"I want it understood that they day of GM being a polite competitor is over," Barra tells the Detroit Economic Club.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 9:00 am

Chrysler Recalls Over 566,000 Trucks, SUVs

Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 9:00 am

Today’s Forecast (10/30/14): Cold But Clear; Rain Begins Overnight

Chilly conditions continue in the Chicago area, although there will be dry conditions throughout the day.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 8:42 am

Thomason: Week 9 Fantasy Football Sleepers

Give Alex Smith and Lorenzo Taliaferro a look this week if you need a spot starter.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 8:23 am

Prosecutors Expected To Free Alstory Simon In 1982 Murder Case

As WBBM's Steve Miller reports, court action begins at 9 a.m. Thursday, when Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez will announce a conclusion of her review of the murder conviction of Alstory Simon.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 8:01 am

Police Shoot Man In Back Of The Yards After Witnessing Gunfight

About 11 p.m., officers conducting a traffic stop in the 5100 block of South Wood saw two males exchanging gunfire from opposite sides of the street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:42 am

Man Shot And Killed Inside His Austin Home

Pierre Peters, 41, was shot in the back about 2:35 p.m. inside his home in the 0 - 100 block of North Lorel, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:39 am

Chicago Photojournalist Monitored For Ebola After Return From Liberia

Marcus DiPaola returned to the U.S. from Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 20. Since he returned, he has been monitoring himself for a fever by taking his temperature every hour. He has yet to show any symptoms of Ebola. Two nurses from the Chicago Department of Public Health visited his home Wednesday to check on him.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:31 am

Waukegan Teachers, District 60 Reach Tentative Agreement

Negotiators for Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 and the Waukegan Teachers’ Council met for nearly 14 hours Wednesday before coming to an agreement.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:58 am

Fire Destroys Home In Lombard

The fire started in the garage of a house in the 400 block of Collen Court. One of the home’s residents heard a “pop” in the garage and opened the door to find it engulfed in flames, DiRienzo said. The fire spread into the house, and flames were through the roof by the time fire crews arrived.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:29 am

Man Charged In Downtown Convenience Store Robberies

Tydeon Woodland, 21, was charged with two counts of armed robbery. Police, who announced the charges late Wednesday, allege that Woodland robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of West Lake on Oct. 17 and another in the 100 block of South Clark on Oct. 23.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:25 am

Mother Of Man Shot And Killed By Police Sues Officers

Dorothy Holmes filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court on behalf of her son, Ronald Johnson. About 12:35 a.m. on Oct. 12, the 25-year-old Johnson was shot by Chicago Police in the 5400 block of South King Drive. He was pronounced dead less than an hour later.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:22 am

Reliever Bumgarner, Giants Beat Royals 3-2 To Clinch World Series

Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief to lead the Giants to their third World Series title in five years.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 10:44 pm

Incoming Archbishop Ready For Controversial Issues

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was the first reporter to travel to Spokane, Wash. to talk with the future archbishop of Chicago, Blase Cupich, to see just where he stands.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 10:19 pm

Guy Who Invented ‘Operation’ Is Broke, Needs One Himself

Everybody's played the popular board game. But do you know the back story of the man who invented it? CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 10:07 pm

Meanest Thief Award: Teen Boy’s Bionic Arm Stolen

Sammy Luther was born without a left arm and appreciated what technology had done for him. Then, a thief struck. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 10:05 pm

Bulls Spoil Knicks Home Opener With 104-80 Win

Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 9:37 pm

Suspect Sought In Oak Lawn, Burbank Robberies

A man suspected of robbing a bank in Oak Lawn earlier this month struck again Wednesday, robbing a TCF branch in a Burbank grocery store, the FBI said.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 8:22 pm

State Intervenes In Waukegan Teachers Strike

The chairman of the state's board of education says he'll stay with negotiators until a new contract is hammered out.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 6:36 pm

Motorist Waits 3 Years For City To Pay For Pothole-Related Damages

And he only got half of what he was looking for, CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 6:20 pm

Chicago Resident, 90, Tells City: Fix The Giant Hole On My Street, Already

Martha Krasauskis says she's been waiting -- and waiting -- for city crews to plug a giant hole in the Gage Park neighborhood. WBBM Newsradio's Steve Miller pays a visit.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 5:36 pm

Urban Farms Expanding In Chicago

Soon, yet another inner-city garden will offer healthy, fresh food. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 5:19 pm

Quinn Uses Same Three-Word Refrain — Again — In Final Campaign Push

What is it? CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 5:07 pm

Report: Maddon To Be Named Cubs Manager

Joe Maddon is considered one of baseball's top managers.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 4:35 pm

2014′s Week #9 Winner: Slow Cooker Spicy Bacon Mac N Cheese

Regina Topf from Chicago, IL Ingredients: 16 ounces small Conchiglie (small shell noodles) Two 12-ounce can evaporated milk 3 cups half and half 1 stick of butter, melted 1 teaspoon salt A few dashes of […]

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 4:30 pm