COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Record 238 New Coronavirus Deaths; 'We’ve Already Lost Too Many Lives'It's the first time Illinois has reported more than 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day, and a 25% increase over the previous record of 191 deaths reported on May 13.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Trend ContinuesHigh pressure building near the Quad Cities will dominate our weather pattern.
Illinois State Police Say Improvements Have Cut DNA Test Backlog Nearly In Half Since Last YearIllinois State Police announced Wednesday that they have cut their backlog of DNA tests nearly in half since March of last year.
Companies Interested In Building Chicago Casino Largely Prefer Downtown LocationWhile a Chicago casino is still a few years away from reality, companies that have expressed interest in building and operating the city’s first gambling facility have told the mayor's office they overwhelmingly favor building it downtown.
From Museums To Beverage Distributors To A School Bus Company, Thousands Of Illinois Businesses Got $1 Million Or More In PPP Loans
Final Sentencing Set For Man Who Claimed To Be Missing Aurora BoyU.S. District Judge Michael Barrett announced the virtual hearing in a notice Wednesday. Barrett early this year told 25-year-old Brian Michael Rini he must serve two years.
Viewers Reach Out After Story Of Kevin McKay, Who Has Had No Income For 8 Months And Was Getting No Help From IDESWhen we introduced you to Kevin McKay on Monday, we told you he has gone eight months with no job and no unemployment benefits because of problems with the state.
6 People Stabbed At Carol Stream Apartment ComplexPolice said it appears a 34-year-old man who lives at the apartment complex was attacked by several relatives and friends of his girlfriend, who lives with him. While trying to defend himself, he stabbed six people while they hit and kicked him.
Caregivers Strike Continues At Infinity Healthcare Nursing Homes; Workers Want Better Wages, Pandemic PayThe workers said they began bargaining for a new contract in June. CBS 2 reached out to Infinity Healthcare Management for comment and have not heard back yet.
Day Of Giving: Red Cross Looks After Mental Health Needs Of Those StrugglingThe work of the Red Cross doesn’t stop after the immediate crisis – the mental health needs of those struggling are just as important.
Day Of Giving: How The Red Cross Steps Up For Military FamiliesThe American Red Cross does so much that we see every day, but also a lot that we don't see. Military families know the Red Cross is often the only means of communicating during a time of crisis.
Day Of Giving: Red Cross Has Stepped Up In Unprecedented YearIt has been an unprecedented year. But despite everything, the American Red Cross is still carrying out its missions - deploying 7,000 volunteers to help those impacted by disasters.
Day Of Giving: Honoring Local Red Cross Heroes
Day Of Giving: Meet Red Cross Volunteer Rick Daitchman
Day Of Giving: Meet Red Cross Volunteer Hank Welch, Winner Of The Wesbury Award
COVID-19 Cases At Post Offices May Be To Blame For Spotty Mail Service In Riverdale And Several Other PlacesSpotty mail service has people in the south suburbs fired up – and worried about the holiday season.
More Research Needed On When Kids And COVID Vaccine; 'She Would Have A Barrier To Keep Herself Safe'"Children can be very sick with this illness."
Why Does Illinois' Unemployment System Keep Failing So Many People? A Quest For Answers ContinuesIllinois’ unemployment system continues to fail the people out of work in Illinois. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker set out to get the answers taxpayers deserve from top managers at the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
COVID Vaccine Ready To Be Delivered From O'Hare, Can Shipping Companies Handle Holiday Packages And Vaccine Deliveries?"There's a real concern here if we get some big snowstorm through the Midwest or Chicago. That is going to back things up."
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.
Final Sentencing Set For Man Who Claimed To Be Missing Aurora BoyA federal judge has scheduled final sentencing on December 15 for an Ohio man who falsely claimed to be a long-missing Aurora child. Katie Johnston reports.
Illinois Reports Record 238 New COVID-19 DeathsPublic health officials reported 9,757 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Wednesday, as well as 238 additional deaths, the most virus fatalities the state has reported in a single day since the start of the pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
6 People Stabbed At Carol Stream Apartment ComplexSix people were stabbed in west suburban Carol Stream late Tuesday night, after a group attacked a man in his apartment, police said.
Chicago Weather: Not A Bad Start To Early DecemberCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended forecast.
Day 10 Of Caregivers StrikeCaregivers working at Infinity Healthcare said they want better wages and pandemic pay promised to them, but stopped over the summer.
Four Defendants In ComEd Bribery Scheme, Including Madigan Ally, Plead Not Guilty To Federal ChargesFour former ComEd executives and consultants, including a longtime confidant of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges accusing them of orchestrating a long-running bribery scheme that sought to curry favor with the speaker.
U.K. Is 1st Country To Approve Pfizer COVID-19 VaccineU.K. is 1st country to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports on Chicago's plan for distribution once the vaccine gains approval in the U.S.
NFL Week 13 NFC North Picks: Vikings 'Going To Make The Playoffs,' Says SportsLine's Kenny WhiteThe Packers have a comfortable lead in the NFC North, but the Vikings are looking more and more like a Wild Card team.
'Tennis Is Booming': USTA's Leah Friedman On The Rise Of Tennis Racquet Sales During COVID-19Tennis racquet sales have soared during the COVID-19 pandemic because it is a socially distanced sport people can still play inside or outside.
White Sox Manager Tony La Russa To Change Plea In Arizona Drunk Driving CaseAuthorities say La Russa blew out a tire on the grey Lexus he was driving in a collision with a curb that left the vehicle smoking.
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.