Buffalo Grove Police Shot And Killed Man Who Fired Shots While Armed With 2 Guns

CHICAGO (CBS)– Police in Buffalo Grove shot and killed a man who approached them with a gun in each hand early Thursday morning. Police officers received a call about a man with a gun at 1250 Radcliffe Road around 12:30 a.m. READ MORE: Suburban Family Still In Shock After They Hired Home Improvement Contractor Via … Read more

Lakeview Designer And Seamstress Teaching Volunteers How To Sew Mittens And Hats For Charity

CHICAGO (CBS) — Here’s a good deal for the holidays: learn to sew for free while helping a Chicago charity. You donate what you make. Morning Insider Jim Williams tells us it’s the creation of a talented designer who’s teaching the class herself. READ MORE: Buffalo Grove Police Shot And Killed Man Who Fired Shots … Read more

Former Chicago Park District Supervisor Mauricio Ramirez Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Another 16-Year-Old Lifeguard

CHICAGO (CBS) — A former Chicago Park District supervisor, who already was facing charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl who worked as a lifeguard this summer, has been arrested for sexually assaulting another teenage girl several times starting eight years ago. Mauricio Ramirez, 32, is charged with one count of criminal sexual assault and … Read more

Jussie Smollett Trial: CPD Detective Recounts Actor’s Description Of Attack Police And Prosecutors Have Called A Hoax

by Mugo Odigwe and Charlie De Mar CHICAGO (CBS) — Testimony resumed on Wednesday, at day 3 of the Jussie Smollett Trial, as a Chicago Police detective recalled questioning Smollett at the hospital after the attack police and prosecutors have called a hoax. READ MORE: Supreme Court Signals Support For Upholding Mississippi Abortion Ban Smollett faces … Read more

Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To Suspect

by Mugo Odigwe and Charlie De Mar CHICAGO (CBS) — The lead Chicago Police detective in the Jussie Smollett testified at Smollett’s trial Tuesday, explaining how his investigation took a surprising turn. READ MORE: After Fuller Park Fire, Resident Credits The Red Cross For Getting Him And His Dogs Shelter; Says It ‘Helped Me A Lot’ … Read more

Cook County Surpasses 1,000 Homicides For First Time Since 1994

CHICAGO (CBS) — For the first time in more than 30 years, there have been more than 1,000 homicides in Cook County, including 777 in Chicago alone. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said, as of Tuesday, the county’s homicide total stands at 1,009, with more than a month still to go in 2021. Of … Read more

Officials Seek To Quell Fears Over New Omicron COVID-19 Variant As Concerns And Questions Grow; ‘There Is No Reason For Panicking’

CHICAGO (CBS) — Amid growing questions and concerns about the new “Omicron” variant of COVID-19, President Joe Biden insisted Monday the U.S. can handle anything that comes our way, as local officials prepare for its eventual arrival here in the Chicago area. “We’ll fight this variant with scientific and knowledgeable actions and speed, not chaos … Read more

Woman Dead, Child Among 3 Injured After House Fire In Clearing

CHICAGO (CBS)– A woman is dead and three others are seriously injured after a house fire in the Clearing neighborhood Monday morning. According to the Chicago Fire Department, a fire broke out in the basement of the home at 5724 W. 64 St., near Midway Airport. pic.twitter.com/PkC9MeMfQb — Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) November 29, 2021 … Read more

Michigan Matters: EV’s Supercharging Impact Across Metro Detroit

Southfield (CBS Detroit) – As the electric vehicle revolution unfolds,  companies, suppliers and organizations are adjusting as Joseph Grace, Vice President, Head of Physical and Functional Design & Integration, Stellantis; Vuk Milojkovic, CEO, BASF Toda America LLC; Glenn Stevens, Executive Director, MICHauto and Vice President, Automotive & Mobility Initiatives at Detroit Regional Chamber; and Rod Alberts, … Read more

Remains Of Missing Woman Found Near Hinckley

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The remains of Ashley Carlson, the missing 33-year-old woman who was last seen east of Hinckley in September, were recovered Saturday near Lake Lena. According to a news release, Carlson’s remains were found near the Lake Lena community on the Mille Lacs Band’s Reservation. Lake Lena is 25 miles east of Hinckley. READ MORE: … Read more