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.
Firefighter Injured In South Holland BlazeThe firefighter suffered minor injuries battling the blaze on Paxton Avenue.
2 Officers Injured In Grand Crossing CrashA vehicle going in reverse slammed into a squad car at 75th Street and South Chicago Avenue.
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.
Pit Bull Recovering After Found Barely Alive In The TrashCBS 2's Steven Graves reports animal care workers are helping Vinny the pit bull recover after he was found in the cold, in doubled-bagged trash bags in Willow Springs.
Suspect Arrested In Shooting That Killed Man In CTA TunnelA U.S. Marshal had to use a Taser on the suspect when he was apprehended in Oak Park.
Hearing On Future Of Chicago Vocational Charter School Abruptly CanceledSome parents, students, and staff were out for a rally to save the school, but then the state abruptly pulled the plug on a hearing on that subject. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Casey Urlacher, Brother Of Bears Icon, Charged In Illegal Gambling OperationCasey Urlacher, who also is the mayor of north suburban Mettawa, is one of 10 people who have been charged.
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.
Concerns Over Cat DeathsCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports volunteer drivers for Chicago Animal Care and Control are concerned about a number of cat deaths at the facility.
5 Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease Confirmed In Vernon HillsFive cases and at least one death have been confirmed at a suburban senior living center.
Former Inmate Stanley Wrice Sues Chicago Claiming Detectives Tortured Him Into ConfessingStanley Wrice is suing the City of Chicago, claiming he was tortured into confessing by corrupt detectives.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Launches Poverty SummitVowing to end poverty in Chicago in a generation, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is hosting a summit of policy experts, business leaders, labor union officials, non-profit groups, and others to discuss steps they can take to tackle the problem.
Red Cross Helps 37 People Who Need Shelter After Waukegan Apartment FireAn apartment fire in north suburban Waukegan left 37 people out in the cold.
Popular Deck At Palmisano Park Prone To Flooding A massive park in Bridgeport built about 10 years ago has been a neighborhood favorite. So why is a popular deck the park unusable for days at a time, multiple times a year?
Warmer Weather Brings Surge In Cat PopulationChicago’s mild winter is having an impact on local cats.
CTA Bus Strikes Fence, 5 Police VehiclesA CTA bus struck a fence and five police cars early Thursday morning.
Man Robbed Of Canada Goose Jacket At Gunpoint In The LoopAnother Canada Goose coats was stolen right off the person wearing it.
Former Inmate Stanley Wrice Sues Chicago Claiming Detectives Tortured Him Into ConfessingA man imprisoned for over 30 years is fighting for closure.