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Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?The economy is improving, but millions of Americans haven't experienced the recovery and could still benefit from a fourth stimulus check.
Woman Pistol-Whipped At CTA Blue Line Stop In BucktownA woman was taken to the hospital after a man pistol-whipped her at a Blue Line station in Bucktown, disrupting CTA service Wednesday morning.
Hyde Park Summer Fest Canceled Due To Increasing COVID-19 Cases"With increasing COVID-19 cases and associated risks, we do not believe it is the right choice to move forward with the festival at this time," Hyde Park Summer Fest organizers said.
Lawyer: R. Kelly Gained Weight, Lost Money Ahead Of TrialKelly is accused of leading an enterprise of managers, bodyguards and other employees who helped him recruit women and girls for sex, sometimes at concerts and other venues.
Riviera Country Club In Orland Park Ordered Closed; Couples Say They Put Down Money With Operator Who Turned Out To Be Convicted ScammerThe Riviera Country Club and Sports Center in southwest suburban Orland Park has ordered closed by the village, and people are flooding Twitter and Facebook, looking for answers.
Shipping Delays Involving Union Pacific Yard In Chicago Area Are Leaving Some Small Businesses StrandedChicago has a cargo congestion problem – and for small businesses, that means big problems.
Pickpockets Travel More Than 1,000 Miles To Steal Phones At Lollapalooza, But Some Victims Got Their Phones BackWe all saw it – a sea of people descending upon Grant Park for four days during Lollapalooza. But a team of crooks saw thousands of pockets ripe for picking.
Willowbrook Wildlife Center Overcrowded As Veterinarians See Surge In Injured AnimalsDr. Sarah Reich estimated her crews are caring for 1,000 more patients this summer than this time in 2019.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Sweeping Changes To How Illinois FOID Card System WorksIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday signed sweeping changes to the state's Firearm Owners Identification card system.

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'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."
'I Cannot Risk Her Life': Indian Prairie, Matteson Parents Want Remote Learning, District Requires Kids In Classrooms"For me and my family, we all have asthma."
Mayor's Office, Fire Commissioner Say Review Of City Policy On Gender-Based Violence Is Needed, With Firefighter-EMT Accused Of Rape Still On The JobThere was major fallout from city officials Wednesday, amid revelations that a firefighter-EMT is still on the job after being charged with raping a woman he knew.

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