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14-Year-Old Boy Shot While Walking On Sidewalk On The Near West SideA 14-year-old boy was shot in the leg early Wednesday morning on the near West Side.
City's Scooter Program Takes Its Second Spin Around City, Starting TodayScooters are officially back on Chicago streets.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Skies AheadMild temperatures and sunny skies are ahead. 
Chicago Weather: Full Sun WednesdayWith the front through, and dry air in place, conditions will be quiet for a while.
Ronald McDonald House Near Lurie Children's Hospital Was Among Looters' TargetsThe Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville was among the establishments targeted during looting in Chicago early Monday morning.
After Monday Morning Looting, Minority Business Owner Fears She Won't Be Able To ReopenWe spoke with minority business owner on the Magnificent Mile who said she had plenty of video evidence. But she now worries that her business won't survive long enough to see the looters punished.
Surveying Storm Damage: Trees Crash Down, Brick Garage Blown Away In Schorsch VillageThe storm on Monday afternoon brought a tornado to Rogers Park, but the damage was widespread throughout the city and beyond – with trees down, homes and cars hit, and even a brick garage blown away.
Family Wants Answers After Man Dies Following Contact With Live Wire In South SuburbsFrancisco Rice was simply walking down the street, and now he is dead after crossing paths with a downed power line in the southern suburbs.
Police Find Guns, Burglary Tools After Pulling Over Box Truck In River NorthPolice said they found guns and burglary tools after pulling over a box truck for an improper lane change in River North Monday night.

CBS 2 Investigators

Mother Of Man Shot By Police In Englewood Before Downtown Unrest Says He Had No Gun, Was Trying To Run AwayThe unrest that ravaged downtown Chicago in the early morning hours Monday started after a police-involved shooting the day before in Englewood. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini went inside the home where the shooting victim ran after he was hit by police gunfire.
How Did Bad Information About Englewood Cop Shooting Spark Looting?The city’s mayor and top cop blame misinformation for the tension that erupted around Sunday afternoon’s non-fatal officer-involved shooting in Englewood.
Lakeshore Businesses Left Behind By Beach Closures Try To Stay AliveLakefront restaurants have struggled with different reopening rules than other restaurants in the city, even though they could be better situated for social distancing than many of the bars and restaurants that have been open for months.
Eric Lurry's Widow Sues Joliet Officers Over His Death In Police CustodyVideo first obtained by the CBS 2 Investigators earlier this year showed Lurry, 37, on Jan. 28 as he was in the back seat of a police squad car, handcuffed during a drug-related arrest.
Remote Learning Leads To Surge In Childcare Needs For FamiliesThousands of working parents have been left scrambling for childcare as Chicago Public Schools goes to all remote learning for the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Attorneys Demand Chicago Police Stop Its ‘Abusive’ Search Warrant Tactics, Or They’ll Take CPD To Federal CourtA team of lawyers instrumental in the Chicago Police consent decree is demanding an overhaul of the department’s search warrant process, saying its methods are unconstitutional.
'It Breaks Your Heart': Parents Worry How E-Learning Will Work For Diverse LearnersE-learning is a challenge for everyone, but what about kids who already needed special education? 
No Bail For Darrell Johnson, Suspect In Murder Of Jamari RicksJanari Ricks' family said they knew Darrell Johnson because he grew up in the area and he had a distinctive limp. Prosecutors said it was actually that old injury from a shooting that gave him away. He's being held with no bond.
Nearly A Year After Stray Bullet Killed Kentayvia Blackful In Harvey, Her Family Says Justice Has Been DelayedThe parents of Kentayvia Blackful were still grieving Monday night, nearly a year after their daughter was shot in the head by a stray bullet in Harvey and died on her 12th birthday.