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Chicago Weather: Feels Like SummerA disturbance over Wisconsin keeps clouds around for us, with rain staying north.
Gloves Up Guns Down Teaches Kids The Skill Of Boxing To Prevent Gun ViolenceGloves Up Guns Down hopes to knock out youngsters picking up weapons.
Surge In Illegal Drugs And COVID-19 Counterfeits During Pandemic ShipmentsAn explosion of illegal drugs and an increasing cache of counterfeits are flowing through one of the busiest mail facilities in the country, right here in Chicago.
Family And Friends Celebrate Birthday Of Missing Postal Worker Kierra Coles, Say They Won't Give Up Hope In Finding HerThursday marks the 28th birthday for a pregnant Chicago postal worker who disappeared nearly two years ago.
Unemployment Fraudsters Were Taking Money From Woman's State Pension, And She Says She Couldn't Get A Hold Of IDESFraudsters are taking hundreds of dollars from an Itasca woman’s state pension.
Huge Turnout On First Day Of Early Voting In Collar CountiesThe counties that started early voting on Thursday saw lines of people waiting hours to vote.
Search On For Armed Suspect In Kendall County; Shelter-In-Place Order In LisbonPolice in Kendall County were conducting a manhunt Thursday evening for a suspect who is believed to be armed and dangerous.
Man Surrenders After Holding Woman, Child Hostage In DoltonA SWAT team was called in after a man took a woman and a 4-year-old child hostage in south suburban Dolton late Thursday.
Sister Of Missing Mentally Disabled Harvey Man Needs Help Finding Him: 'How Did It Happen?'"Is he safe? Is he okay? Did somebody harm him?"

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Surge In Illegal Drugs And COVID-19 Counterfeits During Pandemic ShipmentsAn explosion of illegal drugs and an increasing cache of counterfeits are flowing through one of the busiest mail facilities in the country, right here in Chicago.
CPD Says Sex Offender Registry Is Back Open, But Offenders Now Say They Can't Get ThroughFor months, sex offenders In Chicago were given a grace period. The registration office was closed due to COVID-19, to the dismay of some of their victims. Now the registry is back open, but some sex offenders can’t get through.
Patrick Stein, Young Stroke Victim, Needs A Home Nurse, But Blue Cross Blue Shield Stopped Paying For One; 'Without This He Will Die'Patrick Stein, 27, is incredibly smart, but he’s been trapped inside his body for a decade. He was only 17 when a massive stroke left him with only the use of his eyes
Staffing Issues, COVID-19 Cases At Postal Service Prompt Concern About Mail-In Ballots In Chicago And BeyondThere are now 44 days until the November election, and on this day, when everyone is being urged to register to vote, we are learning there are big worries about mail-in ballots.
Victims Await Justice After Cicero Kindergarten Teacher Accused Of Sexual Abuse Slipped Through Cracks For YearsA former kindergarten teacher is accused of sexually abusing students at school. His alleged victim is fighting for justice and sharing her story with CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini.
Illinois 'Move Over' Law Isn't Being Followed By All Motorists"We lost two troopers in the line of duty, two Scott's Law violations last year."
A State Order To Prevent Homelessness Is Causing It For SomeA young mother’s dream to provide a home for her daughter was crushed by COVID-19, and they have been left homeless.
McHenry County Board Chairman Calls For Carlos Acosta's Resignation Following Arrest In A.J. Freund CaseFriday night the chairman of the board was calling on fellow board member Carlos Acosta, the caseworker assigned to A.J., to resign. 
Chicago Announces Plans To Replace Old Lead Water Pipes Connected To Some HomesThe City of Chicago plans to begin paying to replace old lead pipes connecting the water to some people's homes and installing meters on those old lines to measure usage. 

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