Chicago Area Man Gives Thanks For COVID-19 Recovery; 'At Least I'm Alive'"I came a real long way and I just thank god everyday. And I go to bed praying for these other people that they survive it."
Black Shop Friday Hopes To Bring In People To Shop Local Black Owned Businesses; 'It's All About Providing A Good Product'A recent study from the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy showed 41% of Black business owners shuttered in the first half of this pandemic, compared to 17% of white business owners.
Elderly Couple Found Dead In Old Irving Park Fire Caused By 'Careless Use Of Smoking Materials'Two seniors were found dead Thanksgiving Day night in a fire in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
AMBER Alert Update: 1-Year-Old K'marion Hebron Located Safely After Double Homicide In RiverdaleAuthorities have issued an AMBER Alert for a 1-year-old boy who was kidnapped after a double homicide in south suburban Riverdale.
Chicago Weather: Mild And Pleasant WeekendThis weekend is looking mild and sunny before a significant cool-down arrives on Monday.
COVID-19 In Illinois: New Cases Take Big Dip As Testing Slows On Thanksgiving; State Surpasses 700,000 Total Cases, 12,000 Total DeathsThe state's seven-day average case positivity rate now stands at 10.1%, marking the ninth time in the past 16 days the rate has gone down.
Six Flags Holiday In The Park Light Show Opens FridaySix Flags Holiday In The Park Light Show opens Friday for the third year in a row.
Michael Jordan Donates $2M To Feeding AmericaThe money comes from some proceeds of "The Last Dance" documentary. It focused on the Bulls' fame in the 1990s.
Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Experience Begins Friday
Getting Hosed: After Vietnam Vet Rodney Andrews Got Hit With $10,700 Water Bill At House Where He'd Never Lived, He Gets A Surprise Of New Appliances To Make It A Home
Woman Says She Paid Thousands To Contractor To Fix Leaky Roof, Only For Him To Demand More And More -- And Then VanishTalk about a double whammy – your roof is messed up, you pay a contractor thousands of dollars, and he does the demolition work, only to disappear like Houdini.
Cook County Judicial Candidate Says Vote Totals Changed After Deadline To Make Him Lose, Claims FraudOne man who ran for judge in Cook County claims thousands of ballots mysteriously materialized after the Nov. 17 deadline to count them, and it cost him the race.
COVID In Illinois: Expert Says Ambitious Federal Timeline For Getting Out Coronavirus Vaccine Is PossibleAn ambitious timeline has been set up to get out a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 Surging In Chicago Area Nursing Homes Again, And Some Say State Is Not Doing EnoughCOVID-19 cases are again surging in Chicago area nursing homes, and workers in the facilities are in dire need of emergency supplies.
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.
Chicago Weather: Cooler Temps On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the weekend and extended forecast.
More Mail Delays In ChicagoCBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports some residents in Edgewater and Rogers Park are upset their mail is being delayed by days and even weeks.
Chicago Fire Department Reveals Cause Of Fire That Left Two People Dead.Two seniors were found dead Thanksgiving Day night in a fire in the Old Irving Park neighborhood. Officials said the fire was caused by "careless use of smoking materials," and an oxygen tank in the home helped fuel the blaze.
Road To Recovery From COVIDCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a man hospitalized with COVID earlier this year is back home and is giving thanks regarding his recovery.
Chicago's Black Shop FridayCBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports on local Black owned businesses and the push for people to shop locally and support Black owned businesses hit by the pandemic.
Six Flags Holiday In The Park Light Show Opens FridaySix Flags got approval from the state to open with reduced capacity.
Michael Jordan Donates $2M To Feeding AmericaThe Bulls legend donated to Feeding America, which helps people across the country with food insecurity issues.
Bears Name QB Mitchell Trubisky As Starter Sunday Night Vs. PackersWith the Bears' offensive line decimated by injuries and poor play, Trubisky's mobility could give him an advantage against Foles the rest of the season even when both are healthy.
Ohio State Goes On The Road To Face Revitalized Illini
Dosunmu, Curbelo Lead No. 8 Illinois Past Chicago StateAyo Dosunmu scored 22 points, freshman Andres Curbelo added 18 and No. 8 Illinois beat Chicago State on Thursday.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: TostitoTostito would love an adults-only home. He may do well with another calm, small dog.
Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Experience Begins Friday
Make Virtual Thanksgiving Memorable With These IdeasThanksgiving is going virtual this year, and that means getting creative is key.