Chester Weger has been in prison since being convicted in the 1960 murders of three women, but has maintained his innocence ever since. As CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports, Weger will be released on Friday.
'Starved Rock Killer' Chester Weger To Be FreedChester Weger has been in prison since being convicted in the 1960 murders of three women, but has maintained his innocence ever since. As CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports, Weger will be released on Friday.
Casey Urlacher, 9 Others Charged In Gambling OperationUrlacher is the brother of Bears legend Brian Urlacher and is also mayor of the small Lake County village of Mettawa. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Woman Says Auto Theft Suspect Has Beaten Her, Is Stalking HerA man caught on doorbell video stealing a car in DuPage County has done much worse, one woman tells CBS 2's Tara Molina.
Suspect Charged In Shooting That Killed Man In Loop CTA TunnelAnother man and a woman were also injured in the shooting in the Jackson tunnel between the Red and Blue lines in which Torrez Cathery is now charged.
1981: John Drummond Interviews Convicted Starved Rock Killer Chester WegerBy 1981, Chester Weger had been in prison for 21 years for the murders of three women at Starved Rock State Park, and was also maintaining that his confession was coerced. CBS 2's John Drummond reports.
Retailers Express Worry About Crime After Mag Mile TheftsTwo stores on either side of the Magnificent Mile were targeted by thieves Thursday. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Teacher, Friend On Trial In School WhippingJomaury Champ said he was beaten with a belt in an empty bathroom at the George W. Tilton Elementary School. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Thieves Target Retailers On Mag MileThe incidents are raising some serious questions about what more should be done to stop crimes like these. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Officer Dragged During Traffic StopSources tell CBS 2 a Chicago Police officer is in the hospital after being dragged up to a quarter mile in Logan Square.
Vernon Hills Police Fight Crime With License Plate CamerasAuto thefts are on the rise in the north suburb, but special license plate reading cameras can find stolen cars and help prevent other crimes too. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
3 Women Accused In Lincoln Park RobberyThe Milwaukee area women are accused of robbing and beating the man in a car.
Person Questioned In Sexual Abuse At McDonald's FlagshipPolice say a 3-year-old girl was sexually abused in a toilet stall at the McDonald's flagship in River North. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Man Accused Of Abusing Child In Restaurant BathroomPolice said the sexual abuse happened in an unspecified restaurant on Clark Street near Ontario Street.
Sunset Ridge Teacher Files Suit Against Bathroom Camera SuspectThe unnamed teacher sued David Garcia-Espinal -- who has been wanted on a warrant since January -- and the two contractors that employed him.
Sisters Shocked That Man They Hired Is Suspected Serial ScammerEd Kavanaugh has already faced charges, and now the Duggan sisters say he is still trying to scam people -- this time using Facebook to solicit business. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
New Push To Find Shooter Who Killed Postal Worker On I-57A year ago, postal worker Tamara Clayton was shot and killed on Interstate 57. Her case remains unsolved, and her family has put up a billboard in hopes of finding the assailant. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Former Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting BoySara Damyan, who had worked as a special education teacher at Alessandro Volta Elementary School in Albany Park, is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Many Alarmed By Rising Crime On CTAIn the latest incident, one man is dead and two others were wounded in a shooting in the tunnel between the Red and Blue Line stations at Jackson Boulevard downtown. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
11 Kids Shot In Chicago Over The WeekendAt least 11 children were wounded in shootings this weekend, when a total of at least 26 people were shot across the city, four of them fatally.
No New Trial After All For Gerald Reed, Who Claims He Was Tortured Into Double Murder ConfessionFourteen months after a Cook County Judge ruled Gerald Reed should get a new trial for a 1990 double murder, based on his claims of torture, another judge on Friday threw out that ruling, and ruled Reed will continue serving his life sentence. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Candace Clark's Cons Go Back Years, People Who Know Her SayIn 1987, accused serial scammer Candace Clark -- then known as Candace Dixon -- is seen wearing the crown and the sash of Miss Illinois. But as CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports, Clark was not Miss Illinois that year. And it was not the first time she impersonated someone, many say.
Starved Rock Killer Set To Be ReleasedChester Weger, who has already denied any involvement in the 1960 murders, is set to be released from prison next week.
Man Chases After SUV Thief In Western SuburbsDoorbell video showed the Kevin Sewell chasing after a thief who took off with his sport-utility vehicle Thursday morning. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Candace Clark Appears In Court, Will Not Talk To CBS 2CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker tried to ask the accused serial scammer some questions, but Clark walked on.