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Chicago Weather: Overnight Storm ThreatTornadoes were forming in Wisconsin along a line of severe thunderstorms Wednesday night.
Department Of Business Affairs And Consumer Protection Begins Probe Into Adelove Shipping, Which Is Accused Of Ripping People OffThe city’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection has launched an investigation into the Adelove shipping company in Uptown – which is accused of ripping off people trying to send items overseas.
Gov. Pritzker Has 30 Days To Sign Bills Strengthening Privacy Protections For Sexual Assault SurvivorsIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker has 30 days left to take action on two bills that strengthen privacy protections for sex assault victims.
Father Of Alexis Wilson, 19, Says Police In Dolton Have Not Given Him Answers About Her Death; Police Say She Dragged Officer With CarA father said Tuesday night that police in Dolton have not told him who caused his daughter’s death, after police said she dragged an officer before crashing into a building and was also shot by officers.
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.
Masks To Be Required Again At All Illinois Secretary Of State's Facilities Starting MondayMasks will again be required at all times at Illinois Secretary of State’s Driver Service facilities beginning Monday.
4 People Injured In Crash At 79th Street, Stony Island Avenue, South Chicago AvenueFour people were injured Wednesday evening in an accident at the busy intersection of 79th Street, Stony Island Avenue, and South Chicago Avenue.
Boat Flies Off Fox River And Catches Fire In Backyard, Leaving Operator DeadA boat went flying off the Fox River in the far northwest suburbs and caught fire Wednesday, leaving its operator dead.
DuPage County Advises Masks In All Public Indoor Spaces, With COVID Transmission At Substantial LevelsDuPage County announced Wednesday night that COVID transmission there has reached substantial levels – and thus, masks are now advised for everyone in public settings regardless of vaccination status.

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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.
Women May Have Gotten Botched Mammograms At Hoffman Estates Office"I think that's really unfortunate."
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.

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Gov. Pritzker Has 30 Days To Sign Bills Strengthening Privacy Protections For Sex Assault SurvivorsIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker has 30 days left to take action on two bills that strengthen privacy protections for sex assault victims.
Father Of Alexis Wilson, 19, Says Police In Dolton Have Not Given Him Answers About Her DeathA father said Tuesday night that police in Dolton have not told him who caused his daughter’s death, after police said she dragged an officer before crashing into a building and was also shot by officers.
Boat Crashes From Fox River Into Backyard, Catches FireA boat went flying off the Fox River in the far northwest suburbs and caught fire Wednesday, leaving its operator dead.
Mayor, Fire Commissioner Infuriated By Revelation That Firefighter-EMT Charged With Rape Remains On 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. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
COVID Cases Climb In IllinoisWith nearly half of Illinois residents still not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, new COVID-19 cases have been rising steadily for the past month, with the state on Wednesday reporting more than 2,000 new cases for the first time in nearly three months.
Loop Stores Hope Turn Profit As Lollapalooza Crowds ReturnStarting Thursday, the masses return to Grant Park for the first Lollapalooza in two years, and there are, of course, a lot of people hoping to cash in on those crowds. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.