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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.
Chicago Party Aunt Twitter Account Inspires New Netflix Animated SeriesYou might know the Chicago Party Aunt parody Twitter account for witty and sometimes proudly crass observations about all things Chicago.
85% Of Chicago Bears Players Are Vaccinated Against COVID-19, And Team Hopes That Number Goes UpThe Bears are set to start Training Camp Wednesday, with players battling for jobs and everyone battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
One Person Killed, One Officer Injured In Shooting By Chicago Police Assigned To U.S. Marshals In Calumet CityOne man is dead and an officer is hospitalized after a shooting involving police in Calumet City Tuesday afternoon.
West Side Teens Get Some Maritime Experience Out In Lake Michigan On Boats, Thanks To Community Leader Rev. Walter JonesSailing is new experience for some Chicago teenagers. As CBS 2's Jim Williams reported Tuesday, a West Side pastor and community leader is hoping the maritime life shows the kids a world of possibilities.
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.
Arwady On Chicago COVID Cases: We Are Moving In The Wrong Direction, Lolla Attendees Should Take Precautions"I want people to be concerned but, but I don't want there to be unnecessary panic at this point. I just want to make sure people get vaccinated is the most important thing."
Chicago Expanding At-Home Vaccination Program, Offering $25 Gift Cards To People Who Get Vaccinated At HomeWith COVID cases on the rise again in Chicago, and more than 48% of the city’s population still not fully vaccinated, the Chicago Department of Public Health is expanding its at-home vaccination program, and offering financial incentives for people to sign up.

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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."
Chicago Blood Banks Face Critically Low Supply, Particularly After High Demand During Violent WeekendBlood banks across the city are feeling the impact of the nation's dangerously low blood supply – and after a violent holiday weekend, Chicago's demand for blood donations swelled even higher.

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Chicago Weather: Heat Followed By ShowersCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the forecast.
City Council Holds Hearing On Proposed Anjanette Young OrdinanceFive months after a group of five Black alderwomen introduced a proposal for sweeping search warrant reforms for the Chicago Police Department, the measure got its first public hearing on Tuesday.
Woman Dead After Police Shooting; She Dragged Dolton Officer With Her Car And Crashed Into BuildingA 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. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Chicago Expanding At-Home Vaccination ProgramWith COVID cases on the rise again in Chicago, and more than 48% of the city’s population still not fully vaccinated, the Chicago Department of Public Health is expanding its at-home vaccination program, and offering financial incentives for people to sign up.
Some Immunocompromised People Are Getting Third Doses Of COVID-19 VaccineWith the Delta variant spread, there is renewed talk of a future booster shot to fight COVID-19. But CBS 2's Marie Saavedra found that some of those patients are already getting third doses of vaccine now.
Search On For Escaped Inmate Hugo Avila In St. CharlesHugo Avila, 21, escaped from a transport vehicle near Randall Road and Route 64 in Saint Charles while en route to the Kane County Sheriff's Department.