Union: Nearly 40,000 Striking Verizon Employees To Return To Work WednesdayNearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also makes health care plan changes to save the company money, the company and unions said Monday.
House, Senate Override Gov. Rauner’s Veto Of Chicago Pension BillChicago can save $1 billion on-pension contributions over the next five years under a law the General Assembly approved Monday. The House followed the Senate’s lead and voted to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the plan. It allows Chicago to reduce annual deposits to police and fire retirement accounts through 2020.
Closing Arguments To Begin In Drew Peterson Murder-For-Hire TrialThe murder-for-hire trial of former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson is winding down. Closing arguments are scheduled for Tuesday in Chester, in southern Illinois.
Massive Crowds Pack Lakefront On Memorial DayThe gorgeous weather on Memorial Day brought huge crowds to Chicago’s beaches. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Girl Dead, Brother Missing After Getting Trapped By Kankakee River DamA 13-year-old girl drowned and her 12-year-old brother was presumed dead, after they were pulled under by a strong current on the Kankakee River in far southwest suburban Wilmington. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, May 31, 2016)CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.