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Bartlett High School Football Player Killed, Brother And 3 Others Injured In CrashOne 16-year-old boy who played high school football is dead, and three other teenage boys were injured, in a crash Tuesday night in Bartlett.
UIC Researchers Receive $6M For COVID-19 Treatment To Help Keep People Off Ventilators; Scientist Explains How It Works In Exclusive CBS 2 Interview"We expect that we can save the majority of the patients."
'We Get Spit On. We Get Things Thrown At Us': A Look At CPD's Rising Retirement Numbers“We want to work in a department that that, um is standing by us and standing by us and doing our jobs. We do our jobs to the best of our ability. Stand by us. Don’t toss us aside.”
Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at Kids in 2019“You've had a mass traumatization of young children of color that's been going on for decades in Chicago,” attorney Al Hofeld Jr. said.
Lake County School Districts Say They Will Obey Mask Mandate Announced By Gov. Pritzker, But Some Express ConcernsIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday announced a new statewide mask mandate for all Illinois public and private schools. Some suburban school districts were in the process of deciding whether to require masks, until the decision was made for them with Pritzker’s announcement.
Gov. JB Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Climb“Far too few school districts have chosen to follow the Centers for Disease Control prescriptions for keeping students and staff safe,” Pritzker said Wednesday afternoon.
Woman Pistol-Whipped On CTA Blue Line Train In BucktownA woman was taken to the hospital after a man pistol-whipped her on board a CTA Blue Line train Wednesday morning in Bucktown.
Chicago House Music DJ And Producer Paul Johnson Dies After Battle With COVID-19Renowned Chicago house music DJ and producer Paul Johnson died Wednesday after a battle with COVID-19, according to his Facebook page.
Chicago Weather: Warming Trend ContinuesIt will be clear and calm Wednesday night with high pressure in control of our weather pattern.

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UIC Researchers Receive $6M For COVID-19 Treatment To Help Keep People Off Ventilators; Scientist Explains How It Works In Exclusive CBS 2 Interview"We expect that we can save the majority of the patients."
Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at Kids in 2019“You've had a mass traumatization of young children of color that's been going on for decades in Chicago,” attorney Al Hofeld Jr. said.
'Wave Of Relief': Why Some Businesses Now Require Proof Of COVID Vaccine"I would hope that people taking it serious would want to go to those businesses."
Arab Americans in Illinois Will Finally Be Counted When They Get Their VaccineThe Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has created a new category for those who identify as Middle Eastern or North African (MENA) to choose when they get their vaccine.
Joliet Police Sgt. Javier Esqueda, Who Blew Whistle On Eric Lurry's Death In Custody, Receives Moral Courage AwardA Joliet police sergeant who first came forward to CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini with allegations of misconduct in the death of a suspect in custody, has received the moral courage award.
Cook County Offers Assistance With Eviction Moratorium Ending; Landlords Say Moratorium Has Had Their Hands TiedA federal ban on evictions expired over the weekend, and now they worry they will lose the roof over their heads. Some protections in place will delay the actual enforcement of evictions in Illinois until next month.
'I Hope The City Does The Right Thing And Refunds Those Tickets:' CBS 2 Investigators Discover Speed Camera Sign Mistakes, And Get ResultsIf you recently got a speeding ticket in Chicago, you might not deserve it. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered a big problem that may mean the city owes thousands of drivers a whole lot of money.
South Side Couple Says Contractor Took Their Money And Left Rubble Behind; Contractor Says He Did Not Scam ThemA South Side couple reached out to us for help, sending us pictures after they said they were scammed out of thousands of dollars - with only rubble to show for it.
Women May Have Gotten Botched Mammograms At Hoffman Estates Office"I think that's really unfortunate."

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Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at KidsCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini has been exposing wrongdoing at the Chicago Police Department for the past several years. He sat down with a family who said an officer’s actions led to their children suffering trauma.
Suburban School Districts Say They'll Obey Indoor Mask Mandate, But Some Have ConcernsSome suburban school districts were in the process of deciding whether to require masks, until the decision was made for them. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To ClimbCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports the governor said he’s confident his new school mask mandate could survive potential legal challenges from parents opposed to requiring masks for students.
Chicago Weather: Hot Days AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
A Look At CPD's Rising Retirement NumbersCBS 2 is tracking a growing number of Chicago police officers leaving their jobs, even without a pension. Suzanne Le Mignot is taking a close look at those numbers and the reasons behind them.
UIC Researchers Receive $6M For COVID-19 Treatment To Help Keep People Off VentilatorsCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports it's a treatment that could help keep COVID-19 patients off ventilators. And researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago are on the forefront of developing it.