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Chicago Weather: Building HeatHumidity levels continue to increase in our area through Thursday until a front passes.
Bronzeville Woman Pays Plumber To Fix Sewage Backup, Only To Find Out It Was On City PropertyA CBS 2 viewer contacted us after she got fed up with raw sewage seeping into her Bronzeville home. But when she tried to fix it, she ran into costly trouble – and she now has a warning for others.
With Rash Of Carjackings In West Rogers Park, Lincoln Square, Apple AirTag Presented As Item That Could HelpThere are certain stories that leave us all unsettled – among them the string of Chicago expressway shootings and the carjacking crisis. After two carjackings overnight Monday into Tuesday, we set out to find solutions.
Maximum-Security Cook County Jail Inmates Pledge To Change Ways And Help Fight Violence In Chicago: Inside Victor Woods' Unorthodox ApproachIn an unorthodox approach to fighting violence in Chicago, a motivational speaker is taking a message directly to the maximum-security inmates at the Cook County Jail.
Some Fans Are Selling Off Their Lollapalooza Tickets Due To Concerns About COVIDFans scooped up tickets for Lollapalooza as soon as they went on sale – but on Tuesday night, 48 hours away from the opening act – some have chosen not to go. And as CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported, concerns over the coronavirus and specifically the Delta variant may be to blame.
Chicago School Board To Discuss 2022 Budget Proposal Wednesday; Teachers To PicketThe Chicago School Board will be talking about the budget proposal in its meeting on Wednesday, and teachers will be picketing.
Chicago Firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma Is Charged With Raping Someone He Knows, But He's Still On The JobA Chicago firefighter stands charged with raping someone he knows – but call 911 for help, and he may still be the one who responds.
Man Who Drove Up To Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge And Stopped Had Been Shot On Dan Ryan; 3-Year-Old In Car With Him Was Not InjuredA man who stopped on the Chicago Skyway with a gunshot wound Monday night was shot earlier on the Dan Ryan Expressway, Illinois State Police said the following evening.
Woman Dead After Dragging Officer With Car Before Crashing Into Business In Dolton; Shots Fired By PoliceA woman is dead and two police officers are in serious condition after a confrontation at a drive-thru restaurant that ended with shots fired by police and a crash in Dolton early Tuesday morning.

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Chicago Firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma Is Charged With Raping Someone He Knows, But He's Still On The JobA Chicago firefighter stands charged with raping someone he knows – but call 911 for help, and he may still be the one who responds.
Aldermen Urge Passage Of 'Anjanette Young Ordinance' Seeking Sweeping Changes To CPD Search Warrant Procedures; 'We Have An Obligation To Change Policy'“What we all saw happen to Ms. Anjanette Young, we’re trying to prevent this from happening again,” Ald. Maria Hadden (49th) said.
31 Percent Of Illinois Nursing Homes Are Not Providing CDC With COVID-19 Vaccine Information, Organization SaysWe first told you about Alan Matthews – a longtime resident of the Landmark Nursing Home in Richton Park – two weeks ago. His cousin came to us after finding out he was months overdue for his second COVID-19 vaccine dose. And CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov found Matthews is likely not the only one – because no one is really keeping track.
Chicago Aldermen Set To Discuss Anjanette Young Ordinance, Calling For Rules Protecting People's Civil Rights During Police RaidsChicago aldermen on Tuesday will discuss a proposed city ordinance that is aimed at making sure what happened to Anjanette Young doesn’t happen to you.
'Not Sending My Child Back': Parents Of Wheaton School District Upset About Mask Optional Rule"They have their choice, but their choice takes away the safety of everyone around them."
New Loyola Study Concludes Prison Sentences For Gun Charges Often Don't Target Violent Offenders And Don't Improve SafetyFor months, we have been digging into the sources of the violence, and possible solutions. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported Thursday, new research looks at prison sentences – and whether or not they actually keep us safer.
Chicago Woman Isn't Getting Answers About Why Her Cousin, In A Nursing Home, Has Not Been Given Second COVID Vaccine ShotA Chicago woman said she is hitting a wall of silence when it comes to finding out why her cousin – in a nursing home – is waiting for her second COVID-19 vaccination dose.
Neighbors Say Developer Is Trying To Ram Through Plan For High-Rise At Maple And LaSalle, Fear It Will Ruin Property ValuesA new high-rise could mean financial ruin to property owners on the same block – that is the fear of some people who live next to the proposed project.
'You Just Feel Happier': School Officials On (Vaccinated) Students Not Wearing Masks"We will continue just to work with local health officials and with CPS to determine the right course of action."

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With Rash Of Carjackings, Apple AirTag Presented As Item That Could HelpThere are certain stories that leave us all unsettled – among them the string of Chicago expressway shootings and the carjacking crisis. After two carjackings overnight Monday into Tuesday, we set out to find solutions.
Chicago Weather: Severe Storm Threat Wednesday Night Into ThursdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, July 27, 2021.
Chicago Party Aunt Gets An Animated Series On NetflixYou might know the Chicago Party Aunt parody Twitter account for witty and sometimes proudly crass observations about all things Chicago. On Wednesday, Netflix announced that “Chicago Party Aunt” will be debuting as a half-hour adult animated series.
Cook County Jail Inmates Pledge To Change Ways And Help Fight Violence In ChicagoIn an unorthodox approach to fighting violence in Chicago, a motivational speaker is taking a message directly to the maximum-security inmates at the Cook County Jail. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports, the approach involves people accused of committing crimes being motivated to try to stop them.
Chicago School Board To Discuss Budget Proposal Wednesday; Teachers To PicketThe Chicago School Board will be talking about the budget proposal in its meeting on Wednesday, and teachers will be picketing.
Some Fans Are Unloading Lollapalooza Tickets Due To Worries About COVID-19Fans scooped up tickets for Lollapalooza as soon as they went on sale – but on Tuesday night, 48 hours away from the opening act – some have chosen not to go. And as CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports, concerns over the coronavirus and specifically the Delta variant may be to blame.