Ex-Judge To Investigate Possible Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingA former Cook County judge has been appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate whether any Chicago police officers tried to cover up the circumstances of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Police: Man Swiped Victims' Cash, Claiming He Could Fix Tickets, Get Them JobsA man, posing as a Secretary of State supervisor, conned victims out of cash, claiming he could get them jobs and fix tickets.
Anti-Brutality Protesters March Downtown AgainA day after 19 people were arrested in downtown Chicago during protests against police killings, a smaller group of activists marched through the Loop Sunday afternoon, and the demonstration ended more calmly this time around.
Illinois Budget Deal Heading For House VoteThe state’s epic budget impasse could end Thursday, as lawmakers were expected to vote on a stopgap spending plan, and a full-year education funding deal allowing schools to open in fall.
Financial Heartburn Continues Over 'Brexit'CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talks with experts in Chicago.
Chicago Aldermen To Consider Compromise Plan To Regulate Ride-Sharing CompaniesBoth sides of Chicago’s rideshare debate hope a compromise will keep Uber and Lyft cars rolling here. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Annual 'Race Against Hate' Takes On Extra Meaning After OrlandoThe people of Evanston came together Sunday for the 17th annual Race Against Hate, in honor of the late Ricky Byrdsong, the first African American men’s basketball coach at Northwestern University, who was killed by a white supremacist in 1999.
Orlando Shooter Was Often Seen Inside Nightclub He Terrorized New information emerged Tuesday about the personal life of Omar Mateen, including new insight into his sexual orientation.
Chicagoans Wonder: Is Any Place Safe?In the wake of terror, the experts tell us, live your lives. Don't cower in fear. That may be far easier said than done, CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Southeast Side Neighborhood Dealing With Blooming Flower ThiefPeople love to display flowers this time of year. Others -- to steal them. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Amid Escalating Violence, City Faces Challenge Selling Itself To TouristsAs Chicago strives to boost tourism, it faces a growing national reputation for gun-related violence that has gotten out of control.
Biden To Cancer Researchers: Work TogetherThe vice president, speaking to oncologists gathered in Chicago, discouraged them from pursuing the "cult of the individual." CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.

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