Flu Outbreak Prompts Closure Of Illinois Math & Science Academy
Illinois Math and Science Academy in Aurora has closed for the rest of the week, after nearly 90 students and more than a dozen staff members came down with the flu. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.

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Digital Ads Inside Uber And Lyft CarsA company is pushing for the right to put digital ads inside Uber and Lyft cars in Chicago, with some revenue going to drivers. Matt Yurus reports.
Dixmoor Mental Health Facility Evacuated Over Bedbug InfestationCellphone video from inside a mental health facility in Dixmoor shows filthy living conditions and a bedbug infestation. To make matters worse, police say the patients were locked inside, with staff nowhere to be found. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Developmentally Disabled Workers Give Deli Owner 'Incredible Amount Of Joy'A deli in the Lakeview neighborhood stands out not just for what’s on the menu, but who is working behind the counters. At Milt’s Extra Innings, customers leave with a full belly and a full heart. CBS 2's Laura Podesta reports.
Dixmoor Mental Health Facility Evacuated Over Bedbug InfestationA mental health facility in south suburban Dixmoor was evacuated overnight, after police discovered a bedbug infestation and filthy living conditions. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
United Flight Slides Off Runway In Green BayA United Airlines plane slid off a runway during icy conditions early Friday at Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport.
Police Reveal Grisly Details In 2-Year-Old's MurderThe man accused of brutally killing his 2-year-old son in their Little Village home was set to go before a judge on Friday. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.

Health & Fitness

Adult And Baby Brain Waves Synchronize During Eye ContactLooking your baby in the eyes could put the two of you in sync. CBS 2's Teri Okita reports.
Deadly Flu Season Might Not Have Peaked YetThis flu season is already one of the worst on record and may not reach its peak for several more weeks to come. CBS Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook answers some questions about this year's deadly flu outbreak.
New Technology, Experimental Drugs Show Promise In Fight Against FluThere's new hope to fight the flu. More than 60 children have died from the flu this year, and 1 in 13 doctor visits last week was for flu-like symptoms, but new drugs and technology might make a flu outbreak like this one a thing of the past. CBS 2's Hena Doba reports.


Hustle Up The HancockCBS 2's Derrick Young is at the Hancock Tower, site of the annual Hustle Up The Hancock event.
Early Voting Is UnderwayThe March primary is a few weeks away, but people who want to vote early can do so now.
Pastor's Son ShotA local pastor is asking for the public's help to find out who killed his son in the southwest suburbs.


White Supremacists On I-290A group of white supremacists were moved away by police on an overpass overlooking inbound I-290 in Oak Park.
Spring Travel DealsCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot talks to Kendra Thorton of Royal-Travel.Com about the special spring deals underway for travelers looking to thaw out from the winter weather.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (7AM, Feb. 25, 2018)CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the details on the extended forecast.

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