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8-Year-Old Girl Dead Days After Being Struck By Stray Bullet While Doing Homework In East Chicago, Ind.An 8-year-old girl has died days after she was struck by a stray bullet while doing her homework in East Chicago, Indiana.
Shomari Legghette Sentenced To Life In Prison For The Killing Of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul BauerShomari Legghette has been sentenced to life in prison for the killing of Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer. 
IHSA Board Rules Illinois High School Basketball Will Go Ahead Next Month, In Defiance Of Gov. Pritzker's Public Health GuidanceThe Illinois High School Association on Wednesday said it is going to allow high school basketball practices to begin as scheduled in mid-November – in defiance of Gov. JB Pritzker’s office after he moved the sport to the high-risk category when it comes to COVID-19 this week.
Opening Of New Chicago Firehouse Delayed, COVID Outbreaks At Construction SiteIt will be the second largest fire station in the city, sometime after the new year.
Vehicle Fire Causes Major Backups On I-88A big vehicle fire late Wednesday was causing big backups on I-88 near the Morton Arboretum.
Chicago Restaurants Hoping To Profit Off Halloween Worry About Indoor Dining Ban's Blow To BusinessThe decision is a blow to businesses hoping to profit off Halloween, and owners say they are scared. 
Wieboldt's Department Stores Are A Memory, But Wieboldt Foundation Is Still Giving Back To Chicago With New Man At HelmThe Wieboldt’s department store chain is familiar to longtime Chicagoans, but from no time recently – the stores all shut down more than three decades ago. But the Wieboldt family fortune is still helping the community, all these years later.
Waukegan Police Dashcam Video Released Of Officer Killing 19-Year-Old Marcellis Stinnette"She just wants to know why they murdered her grandson in cold blood. She wants to know how can he be murdered."
Evanston Mayor Stephen Hagerty Swears In Erika Storlie As City Manager, Announces He Won't Run For ReelectionEvanston Mayor Stephen H. Hagerty on Wednesday swore in Erika Storlie as the north suburban city’s ninth city manager, while also announcing that he himself will not be running for reelection.

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Concerns Mount In Wisconsin Over Early Voting, Ballots, Voter Suppression As Election Day LoomsThere are growing concerns about voting in Wisconsin, a key swing state.
Car Theft In Fulton Market Neighborhood May Have Involved A Hack; 'We've Never Had This Kind Of Electronic Break Into The Vehicle'"We've had car break-ins in which people leave valuables in their car. We've had some cars stolen from valets right off the valet line. But we've never had this kind of electronic break in into the vehicle and an automatic theft."
UIC Doctors Say Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Trial May Have Information On Effectiveness By DecemberAt UIC doctors are well into giving the second dose of the vaccines and staying optimistic that they will be able to report on its effectiveness before the end of the year. 
Names, Private Information Of Child Sex Crime Victims Were Illegally Made Public In Cook County Court RecordsThis exposure of child victims’ information could have a chilling effect on victims who might report similar cases in the future.
Are Reminders To Mask Up And Social Distance Becoming White Noise? Expert Weighs In On How To Communicate ItCOVID fatigue is real, and if you have it, you’re not alone. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey spent the day Tuesday asking whether the strategy to get the word out is still working.
Remote Learning Makes Abuse Harder To Spot, Says Chicago Public Schools CEOChicago police received a horrific call Thursday afternoon of a 7-year-old girl observed performing a sexual act on a man live on an online learning session. 
More Than One Third Of Unemployment Claims In Illinois PUA System Have Been RejectedHundreds of thousands of Illinois’ gig workers, contractors, or self-employed workers have applied for jobless benefits due to COVID-19. And for months, we’re been hearing horror stories from applicants who say they haven’t seen a dime.
Homeless Landlord Gets Her Home BackA young mother and her daughter who had to sleep in their car because the eviction moratorium prevented them from sleeping in their own home. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker got results for them.
City Wants Michael LaPorta, Shot And Permanently Disabled By CPD Officer Patrick Kelly, To Testify Against HimKelly claimed LaPorta had shot himself with the officer’s gun in a suicide attempt. It wasn’t until 2017 that the case was revisited and investigators found that Kelly had pulled the trigger and then lied about it for nine years.

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Opening Of New Chicago Firehouse Delayed, COVID Outbreaks At Construction SiteIt will be the second largest fire station in the city, sometime after the new year.
IHSA Plans To Go Ahead With Basketball And Defy Gov. PritzkerThe Illinois High School Association on Wednesday said it is going to allow high school basketball practices to begin as scheduled in mid-November – in defiance of Gov. JB Pritzker’s office after he moved the sport to the high-risk category when it comes to COVID-19 this week. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Fire Along I-88 Causes Big BackupsA big vehicle fire late Wednesday was causing big backups on I-88 near the Morton Arboretum.
Waukegan Police Dashcam Video ReleasedCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports, for the first time, we are seeing what happened moments after a deadly Waukegan police shooting. The public release of the videos captured about a half dozen shots fired, killing 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette and injuring his girlfriend Tafara Williams
Chicago Restaurants Hoping To Profit Off Halloween Worry About Indoor Dining Ban's Blow To BusinessThe decision is a blow to businesses hoping to profit off Halloween, and owners say they are scared. 
Wieboldt Foundation Still Going Strong Giving Back To ChicagoThe Wieboldt’s department store chain is familiar to longtime Chicagoans, but from no time recently – the stores all shut down more than three decades ago. But the Wieboldt family fortune is still helping the community, all these years later. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.