- Storms Delay Start Of Heat WaveExcessive heat warning now begins at 10 a.m. Friday, continues through 7 p.m. Saturday.
- Two Charged With Killing Marlen Ochoa's BabyClarisa and Desiree Figueroa allegedly cut Yovanny Lopez from his mother's womb.
- Inspector General Investigating CPD's Wrong RaidsCBS 2 Investigators uncovered pattern of police executing warrants at the wrong homes.
- Where Can You Go To Beat The Heat?Swimming pools, public libraries, park district fieldhouses will serve as cooling centers.
- Viral App Raises Privacy FearsA expert says you traded your privacy for gray hair and saggy skin.
Brendt Christensen Sentenced To Life In Prison For The Murder Of Yingying Zhang
CPD: Downtown Active Shooter Drill 'Went Terribly Wrong'"Apparently a text message went out. They were testing their system and people took that literally, as they should."
Defendants In Murder Of Marlen Ochoa Charged With Killing Baby, Yovanny Lopez, Who Was Cut From Her WombThe mother and daughter duo accused of brutally killing 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa in April now have been charged with the murder of her baby, Yovanny Lopez, who died in June, nearly two months after they allegedly cut him from her womb.
Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning Delayed, But Heat Wave Still Coming; Mayor Says City 'Completely Unified' In ResponseThunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area have delayed the arrival of a heat wave, with highs now expected to reach only the upper 80s to low 90s on Thursday, but extreme temperatures are still expected to arrive on Friday.
Recent DePaul Graduate's Face And Throat Slashed In Lincoln Park AttackA recent graduate of DePaul University was in critical condition Thursday morning, after she was found with her face and neck slashed near campus in Lincoln Park.
Museum Of Science And Industry Fab Lab Summer Campers Dream Of Being Next Generation Of AstronautsAs the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches, the historic flight is still dazzling and inspiring future scientists.
Months After Buying Boat, Woman Still Waiting For Cal Side Marina To Get It Off Dry LandCrystal Taylor paid thousands of dollars for the boat, and even named it. Instead of floating at a dock in the Little Calumet River, it’s sitting on dry land at the Cal Side Marina where she bought it in December.
Chicago Police Wrong Raids: Inspector General Launches Investigation, Lori Lightfoot Calls For Reform After CBS 2 ReportingChicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson said he has launched an internal investigation into how police are vetting information, and obtaining and executing search warrants, specifically for raids in which children are present.
Sterigenics Reaches Deal That May Allow Company To ReopenWillowbrook-based Sterigenics has reached an agreement that may allow the medical sterilization company to fully reopen.
CPD Officer James Hunt, Who Said He's Killed 'Mother------s,' Could Be Suspended For 1 Year After COPA ReviewChicago Police Officer James A. Hunt went viral when a video was exposed of him claiming, "I kill mother-------." Now the Civilian Office of Police Accountability has put out a damning assessment of his viral and vile actions. CBS 2 accessed the assessment through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Cook County Property Tax Bills: Where Does Your Money Go?Every year when Cook County property tax bills come out, property owners are shocked by increases they cannot understand.
New Matt Haller Law Cracking Down On Cancer Causing Emissions Called Toughest In The NationMatt Haller, 45, died in March from stomach cancer. He was concerned a chemical emitted from a local company may have been to blame. Now a new Illinois law cracking down on cancer causing emissions is being called the toughest in the nation.
Active Shooter Drill PanicCPD addresses the police presence downtown as it was confirmed that an active shooter drill was taking place.
Pediatrician On Hot Weather Warnings: Give Them Plenty To DrinkDr. Marcelo Malakooti of Lurie Children's Hospital says children need to have lots of fluids before, during and after they've spent time outside in excessively hot weather.
Lurie Children's Hospital Doctor Discusses Heat ExhaustionDr. Marcelo Malakooti, a pediatrician at Lurie Children's said there are warning signs to look out for in children when they are exposed to very high temperatures.
Woman Attacked In Lincoln Park; Face And Neck SlashedA recent graduate of DePaul University is in critical condition, after her neck and face were slashed in an attack in Lincoln Park. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Says City 'Completely Unified' In Response To Heat WaveIntense heat arrives in Chicago this afternoon, and it will stick around through Saturday, leaving the city under an excessive heat warning beginning Thursday afternoon. This will be Lori Lightfoot’s first big test as mayor for handling a heat wave. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 07-18-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Hot Weather Hacks: Tips To Stay Cool During Excessive Heat In ChicagoWith temperatures expected to feel well above 100 degrees, CBS 2 has some tips to stay cool.
Royals Send Struggling White Sox To Sixth Straight LossThe White Sox have scored just 18 runs in their last eight games and scored more than three runs for the first time since Independence Day.
Darvish Finally Wins At Wrigley, Cubs Top Reds 5-2Entering Wednesday, Darvish was 0-5 with a 5.50 ERA in 13 starts at the iconic ballpark after signing a six-year, $126 million contract with Chicago in February 2018.
British Open Preview: Rory McIlroy's Time At Royal Portrush?The British Open returns to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, where Rory McIlroy leads the list of favorites in a stacked field.