Gov't, Politics & Law

Dorothy Brown joins Mayoral RaceCBS 2 News at 6:00 p.m.
Parkland Survivor Seeks More Minority Input In #NeverAgain MovementA teenager who survived the shooting at Parkland Douglas High School in Florida visited students in South Holland on Thursday, to enlist her peers in the fight against gun violence. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Dorothy Brown joins Mayoral RaceCBS 2 News at 6:00 p.m.

International News

U.S., European Allies Consider Military Strike In SyriaThe United Nations Security Council is meeting again Friday to talk about the crisis in Syria. The meeting comes as the Trump administraiton weighs a final decision on the possible use of military force in Syria in response to its suspected chemical attack on civilians. CBS 2's Teri Okita reports.
Russia Blames Israel For Missile Strike On Syrian Air BaseRussia says Israiel is behind a deadly missile strike on an air base in Syria, after a suspected chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government killed dozens of civilians in a rebel-held Damascus suburb over the weekend. CBS 2's Wendy Gillette reports.
New Tariff Threats Stoke Greater Fear Of Trade War With ChinaPresident Trump has ordered the U.S. Trade Representative to consider an additional $100 billion in tariffs against China. It's the latest escalation of what could soon be an all-out trade war between the world's two biggest economic powers. CBS 2's Weijia Jiang reports.

National News

Parkland Survivor Seeks More Minority Input In #NeverAgain MovementA teenager who survived the shooting at Parkland Douglas High School in Florida visited students in South Holland on Thursday, to enlist her peers in the fight against gun violence. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Duckworth Brings Baby Daughter On Senate FloorA day after the U.S. Senate changed its rules to allow babies in the chamber, U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth brought her newborn daughter with her to vote on the Senate floor on Thursday.
Parkland Survivor Visits Thornwood High To Discuss Violence, Gun ControlOn the eve of a national walkout honoring those killed 20 years ago at Columbine High School, a girl who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was visiting with students in South Holland. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.

Politics

Dorothy Brown joins Mayoral RaceCBS 2 News at 6:00 p.m.
Parkland Survivor Seeks More Minority Input In #NeverAgain MovementA teenager who survived the shooting at Parkland Douglas High School in Florida visited students in South Holland on Thursday, to enlist her peers in the fight against gun violence. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Dorothy Brown joins Mayoral RaceCBS 2 News at 6:00 p.m.

WBBMTV

Postal Worker Turned SuperheroCBS 2's Charlie De Mar has the story of a mail carrier who made an extra stop to rescue a person from his burning home.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 PM, April 19, 2018)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
2 Investigators: Boykin Fizzes Out As Preckwinkle Moves ForwardCBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports on his attempts to get Cook Co. Board President Toni Preckwinkle to comment on her win and Boykin's loss after the repeal of the pop tax.

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