3 Men Charged In Federal Indictment With Kidnapping People In Suburbs Last YearThree men have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of kidnapping several people at gunpoint in the south and west suburbs, prosecutors announced Monday.
City Announces Funding To Turn Vacant Bank Building Into New HQ For North Lawndale Employment Network, Including ApiaryThe Mayor’s office on Monday announced that a vacant building in North Lawndale that used to be a bank will be redeveloped to become the new campus for the North Lawndale Employment Network.
City Council Approves 15% Cap On Service Fees Charged By Food Delivery Apps“Hopefully this will really be an effort that helps a lot of our restaurants and keeps a lot of them in business,” Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) said.
City Council Advances Mayor Lori Lightfoot's $12.8 Billion Budget Plan; Final Vote Set For TuesdayThe mayor needs at least 26 votes to pass her budget plan on Tuesday, and while it appears she has the votes, it could be the closest budget vote in decades.
Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Tuesday For DeKalb, Kane, And McHenryA Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for DeKalb, Kane, and McHenry counties for 1 to 3 inches of snow Tuesday morning.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Day; Rain, Snow Mix Possible Monday Night; 1-2 Inches Possible Near RockfordRainy and snowy conditions are ahead.
Two Injured, One Critically, In Old Town FireFire Department officials said one woman was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition, and a second victim was taken to Northwestern in critical condition, after a fire near North and Cleveland avenues.
New COVID Testing Site In Villa ParkThere is a great need for testing sites.
DHL Says 'We're Ready' To Assist In Distribution Of COVID-19 Vaccine When It's Available"Whatever methods we can use to deliver those vaccines to the patients need them as soon as possible, we should look into it."
Towing Without Telling: City Accused Of Towing Vehicles Without Proper Warning, And Now Taxpayers Could Be On The Hook For MillionsThe CBS 2 Investigators were the first to expose how the city towed and destroyed a woman's van with her wheelchair lift inside. The city claimed it was abandoned because it hadn't moved in seven days, and now, the city is accused of failing to warn people properly in these kinds of cases.
No New Ambulances Coming, Response Times Still Sometimes Long, And CFD Whistleblower Says Pandemic Has Made Shortage WorseA whistleblower exposed to CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov that a critical Chicago Fire Department ambulance shortage has been made worse with the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Customs And Border Protection Seizes More Than $1.6M In Fake Money Headed To Joliet From UkraineMore than $1.6 million in fake money has been intercepted over the last month from shipments originating in Ukraine and destined for, of all places, Joliet.
Cook County Assesssor Issues Letters About Pandemic-Related Property Tax Break, But It Isn't Good News For EveryoneIn what seems like a gift from the tax collector, Chicago and north suburban homeowners have been getting letters in the mail notifying them of a pandemic-related tax break.
Chicago Police Raids Rarely Turn Up Drugs. So Why Do Judges Keep Signing Off On Bad Search Warrants?
Left in the Dark: The Failed Promise of Chicago Police Body Cameras
COVID-19 Vaccine: Illinois, Indiana Prepare For Distribution ChallengeLate Friday President Donald Trump said the Pfizer vaccine to fight COVID-19 would ship in a matter of weeks, going to vulnerable populations first.
CBS 2 Investigators: Wait Times Keep Getting Longer For FOID Cards In Illinois"No one would wait 160 days for the Comcast guy to come to your house."
New COVID Testing SiteDue to the large demand for COVID testing, a new site in Villa Park will be open for people who want or need to be tested.
Doctors Concerned About Holiday Travel, Growing COVID-19 CasesWhile normal holiday travel is expected to be down this week, there could be a could a spike in COVID levels two weeks after Thanksgiving.
UPS, Marianos Among Companies Hiring In Chicago AreaCBS 2 is Working For Chicago by helping you get back to work during the pandemic.
Cook County Assists With Legal AidCook County launched a new program to provide legal aid for housing and debt.
Chicago Weather: A Little Snow TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a look at the week's forecast.
Women Arrested After Trashing Trump Tower HotelTwo women are accused of trashing part of the Trump Tower Hotel overnight.
Nearly 700 Nursing Home Workers Go On Strike For Hazard Pay, More PPE At Infinity Healthcare FacilitiesHundreds of Infinity Healthcare Management nursing home workers are on strike this morning, accusing the company of underpaying them, especially during a pandemic, among other issues. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe breaks down their demands.
White Sox, Yankees Now Set To Play At Field Of Dreams On Aug. 21, 2021The White Sox are now tentatively scheduled to play the New York Yankees at the Field of Dreams in August of next year, after the game planned there for this season had to be canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago Blackhawks Hire First Woman To Head Player Development“Adding talented people with diverse and multi-faceted backgrounds like Kendall, Erik and Juan enhances our operations as we assess the changing landscape of hockey at all levels and continue to build and maintain a system of elite hockey."
It's Official: Cubs Sign Jed Hoyer As New President Of Baseball OperationsLast week the Cubs announced Theo Epstein and the team parted ways. He helped the team win its first World Series title in more than 100 years.
Make Virtual Thanksgiving Memorable With These IdeasThanksgiving is going virtual this year, and that means getting creative is key.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: UmaIf you like big pups who think they are lap dogs, Uma might be the dog for you!
The Most Popular Thanksgiving Side Dish In Illinois Is... It's time to start preparing for Thanksgiving meals and if you live in Illinois, it's probable your table will include mashed potatoes.