Monty And Rose, Endangered Piping Plovers, Lay 3 Eggs At Montrose Beach DunesMonty and Rose, a pair of Great Lakes piping plovers that have nested at Montrose Beach the last three years, are about to be parents again, after Park District officials spotted three eggs at their breeding grounds along the lakefront.
Small Plane Lands On I-355 At 159th Street In New Lenox; Pilot, 3 Passengers Suffer Minor InjuriesFour people suffered minor injuries on Thursday, when a small plane made an emergency landing on the Veterans Memorial Tollway in New Lenox.
FBI Seeking Public's Help Finding Devontay Anderson; Feds Say Third Suspect Charged In Killing Of Jaslyn Adams Fled State To Avoid ProsecutionFederal prosecutors say one of two gunmen accused of fatally shooting 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams at a McDonald's drive-thru last month fled the state to avoid prosecution, and may be hiding out in Florida.
CDC Eases Guidance On Mask Wearing For People Who Are Fully Vaccinated; Gov. Pritzker To Revise State's Mask MandateGov. JB Pritzker's office said he plans to revise the statewide mask mandate in Illinois "in line with the upcoming CDC guidelines lifting additional mitigations for vaccinated people."
Tax Refund Delays Grow As Filing Deadline Gets CloserCOVID and the policies to help fight its economic implications have put the IRS far behind in its processing of tax returns.
COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Fewest Coronavirus Hospitalizations In More Than A MonthIllinois is averaging 2,047 new cases per day so far this month, a 35% decline from the same time period in April.
Pritzker: Capacity Limits Go To 60% At Ballparks During 'Bridge Phase' Starting Friday, Six Flags Offers 50,000 Free Tickets To Vaccinated Visitors"I think that there are people who, hearing that, there's an incentive knowing that it's easy to get vaccinated at a place like this or somewhere near where you live."
Nearly 18,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims were among473,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges In Bank Probe“We want to get to trial and clear Mr. Thompson’s name as soon as possible," defense attorney Chris Gair said after Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson pleaded not guilty to federal charges.
More Accusers And More Allegations Of Abuse Against Trusted Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' AdrahtasMore men are coming forward to accuse a well-known youth hockey coach of grooming them for sexual abuse when they were just teenagers.
Three Men, None Of Whom Knew Each Other At The Time, Say Trusted Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' Adrahtas Groomed Them For Sexual Abuse As TeensThree men who never knew each other as teens are suddenly connected by the same claims of abuse. They each say the youth hockey coach they loved and trusted groomed them for sexual abuse.
Bills That Would Strengthen Privacy For Sexual Assault Victims One Step Closer to Becoming Law After CBS 2 InvestigationTwo bills that would strengthen privacy protections for sexual assault victims in Illinois unanimously passed the House judiciary criminal committee Tuesday and are a step closer to becoming law.
Navy Pier Flyover Completed After Years Of Construction Delays -- Many Ask Why It Took So Long“This is a wonderful solution a long time in the making,” downtown Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) said as city officials cut the ribbon on the completed project on Monday.
Across Illinois, Arab Americans Were Dying From COVID-19, But The Government Wasn’t Counting. Some Say That Cost Lives
CPD Superintendent Answers Questions On Police Delays With Investigation On Child Sex Abuse Case: 'We Will Hold Officers Accountable
Second Man Arrested In Case Of 10-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted By 5 Men At South Side MotelA 43-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl at a South Side motel and trafficking her to other men is now behind bars.
CBS 2 Investigators: CPD Search Warrants Targeted Black Men More Than 4.5 Times More Often Than Anyone Else, New Watchdog Report FindsFour months after recommending “urgent” changes to the Chicago Police Department’s search warrant policies, the city’s top watchdog issued a new report that found Black men were the targets of CPD search warrants far more often than anyone else from 2017 through 2020.
With CPS CEO Janice Jackson Soon To Step Down, What Is The Plan For Student COVID Vaccinations?Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson will soon step down as head of the nation’s third largest school district – amid a pandemic and a citywide vaccination effort.
AT&T Byron Nelson Preview: 'If You Drive The Ball Long, You're Going To Have The Advantage Around Here,' Says CBS Sports' Mark ImmelmanThe AT&T Byron Nelson is the last event before the PGA Championship, giving many of the PGA Tour's best one last chance to tune up for the year's the second major.
Chicago Bears Unveil 2021 ScheduleThe Chicago Bears on Wednesday announced their 2021 schedule.
Andrew Vaughn Hits First Homer, White Sox Clobber Twins For Fifth Straight WinRookie Andrew Vaughn hit his first career home run, Yasmani Grandal connected for the second straight day and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins Wednesday night for their fifth win in a row.
Rush Administers Vaccine To KidsRush Medical Center has 1,000 COVID vaccine doses and 40% of them are set aside for kids ages 12 to 15.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Skies For ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
Nearly 18,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last WeekThe U.S. Department of Labor estimates 17,931 new unemployment claims were filed last week in Illinois.
'Take Flight' At The Museum of Science And IndustryThe Chicago institution reimagined its popular aviation exhibit with today's flying necessities.
Kids Get Their Shot At The COVID VaccineCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports some parents are excited that their kids 12 and older will be able to get the COVID vaccine.
New Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Sites To Target CPS Students, FamiliesChicago public school students and their parents will be able to get their COVID-19 shots at one of 15 schools, beginning this Saturday. Katie Johnston reports.
Nearly 18,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe U.S. Department of Labor estimates 17,931 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of May 3 in Illinois, according to the DOL's weekly claims report released Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: LeonardLeonard never stops wagging his tail and has so much love to give to a family where he’ll be the center of attention as the only pet.
Seed Library Open In Woodstock, Patrons Encouraged To Bring Back Fruits Of Their Labor"Once their produce starts coming in; peas first then radishes, then corn, to bring it back to the food pantry or share it with other people in their community."
PAWS Pet Of The Week: TamaleTamale likes to follow around his human but can entertain himself and nap when his people are busy.