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1,400 Chicago Police Officers To Be Outfitted With Body Cameras Next Year

(CBS) — Researchers at the University of Illinois-Chicago will be studying whether or not a new Chicago Police Department body camera program improves interactions between citizens and police. 327 more words


More Calls For Alvarez, McCarthy To Resign Over Laquan McDonald Case

CHICAGO (CBS) — Pressure continued to mount Monday for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy to step down over their handling of the Laquan McDonald case. 751 more words


Cyber Monday Has Online Retailers In Overdrive To Fulfill Orders

(CBS) — On this Cyber Monday, it’s crunch time for online retailers, scrambling to fill orders that are coming in fast and furious for the holiday shopping season, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger. 210 more words


Group Collecting Toys For Children Of Imprisoned Mothers

CHICAGO (CBS) — A toy drive is under way for children whose mothers are locked up.

Holly Krig, director of organizing for Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration, said the group regularly organizes trips for the kids to see their moms, and this is the second year they’re collecting toys. 222 more words


With Bears In Playoff Hunt, Fox Keeping Focus On 'One Game At A Time'

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Bears’ surprising Thanksgiving Day win over the Packers kept them in the playoff picture, but coach John Fox isn’t looking beyond the team’s next opponent, the 3-8 San Francisco 49ers, on Sunday. 223 more words


Officer Jason Van Dyke Out On Bond In Fatal Shooting Of Laquan McDonald

Updated 11/30/15 – 6:02 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago police officer charged with killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is now out of jail after posting bond late Monday afternoon. 520 more words


Made In Chicago: Book 'There Once Was A Camel'

(CBS) — They’ve been friends for years. Now, two grandmothers from Skokie are partners on a new children’s book, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

Michelle Friedman has been totally blind for more than 20 years. 343 more words