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.
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
Shedd Aquarium Animals Chow Down On Seafood For ThanksgivingForget the turkey. The sea otters at the Shedd Aquarium munched and crunched on clams, pollock, and crabs for Thanksgiving.
Facing COVID Challenges For Red Kettle Campaign, Salvation Army Introduces Kettle PayThe Salvation Army will place smart chips and QR codes on red kettle signs across the country, allowing people to tap their phone to the kettle or scan the QR code to make a customizable online donation.
Caretakers Among 3 Charged In Mentally Ill Man's MurderChicago police found the bruised body of Frederick Johnson in a South Side garage on June 25. He died from multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
COVID-19 In Illinois: More Than 65,000 Unemployment Claims Filed Statewide Last WeekIllinois’ unemployment claims were among 778,000 total filed across the country last week.
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.
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.
Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Experience Begins FridayBrookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic begins Friday with festive, and safe, attractions.
Chicago Weather: Few Clouds Saturday, Sunny On SundayCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has a look at the extended forecast.
Facing COVID Challenges For Red Kettle Campaign, Salvation Army Introduces Kettle PayThe Salvation Army is facing new challenges with its bell-ringing campaign, due to the pandemic. This year the organization is helping to care for millions more people than usual.
A Thanksgiving Seafood Feast For Animals At The Shedd AquariumForget the turkey. The sea otters at the Shedd Aquarium munched and crunched on clams, pollock, and crabs for Thanksgiving.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: TostitoTostito is the PAWS Dog of the Week. The two-year-old Chihuahua mix was found as a stray and is looking for a forever home for the holidays.
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.