- Smollett Accused Of 'Publicity Stunt' Over Salary“Smollett took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career,"
- Top Cop: 'It Pissed Everybody Off'Police Supt. Eddie Johnson calls Jussie Smollett's fabricated attack a "disgrace."
- $56,000 Bill For 2 Months Of WaterRestaurant owner says he almost had a heart attack when he opened his bill.
- Pritzker Lays Out Plan For Progressive Income TaxIn first budget address, governor outlines long-term plan to fix state's fiscal disaster.
- Bombshell Video In Smollett CaseSurveillance images Sshow two brothers linked to attack buying hat, masks
IDOT Announces Effort To Fix Expressway Potholes The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the start of pothole patching operations.
Final Aurora Police Officer Injured In Shooting Leaves HospitalThe Aurora Police Department tweeted Thursday morning that the last officer injured in the Henry Pratt shooting has been released from the hospital.
President Trump Calls Out Jussie Smollett On TwitterHours after Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, President Donald Trump called out the actor on Twitter.
Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Metal Plating Facility In Fulton Market DistrictA metal plating warehouse in the Fulton Market District will be torn down, after an extra-alarm fire early Thursday caused the roof to cave in, and at least one wall to collapse.
Sterigenics Loses Round One At Federal Hearing Against Illinois EPAThe hearing centered on due process and whether the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency had the right to shut them down. Members of "Stop Sterigenics" cheer after a judge ruled the medical supply sterilization company will not be able to use ethylene oxide any time soon.
Metra Approves $71M Contract To Replace Aging LocomotivesThe agency has 147 locomotives, about 70 percent of which are rated in poor or marginal condition.
Post Office Wrongly Declares Woman Dead; 'How Does Something Like This Happen?'The 2 Investigators tackle many topics, but this one’s a doozy, and begins with a riddle. Who can declare someone dead? A doctor, perhaps a nurse. Well here’s a new one: the post office.
Is There A Serial Killer On The Loose In Chicago? Dozens Of Similar Cases UnsolvedSome have been raped, others were beaten: Dozens of cases of women who were all strangled or asphyxiated remain unsolved.
$400 Bond For Accused Rapist Draws Outrage, And An Odd OutcomeWhat happens to a judge when he lets an accused rapist out for $400? And then it's exposed the judge knew the accused rapist's sister? Nothing.
City Colleges To Discontinue Little-Used Shuttle For Rides Of Less Than A MileYour tax dollars pay for it. A white van with a City Colleges of Chicago sign waits outside the Sox-35th station on the Red Line every day, but few people use it, and it doesn't go very far when it does move.
Members Of Congress Call For Criminal Probe Into Sterigenics Following CBS 2 InvestigationMore are calling for action and a criminal probe at Sterigenics in Willowbrook after a report by 2 Investigator Dave Savini revealed serious allegations from former workers about toxic emission being released into the community.
LSD Bridge Emergency - 'Someone Caught It At The Right Time'IDOT will pony out 2.6 billion over the next six years for bridge maintenance and improvements but its own estimates, 10 billion dollars are needed.
Services Continue For Victims Of Aurora Workplace MassacreThe Aurora Police Department announced the final officer injured in the shooting had been released from the hospital as those who lost their lives are being laid to rest.
Jussie Smollett Due In Court On Charge Of Filing False Police Report"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was scheduled to appear in bond court on Thursday, accused of fabricating an attack against himself in Streeterville. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Moving On From Machado: White Sox Seek Answers From WithinThe Chicago White Sox made no effort to hide their disappointment over losing the Manny Machado sweepstakes. Matt Yurus reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Feb. 22, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Fire Destroys Fulton Market District BuildingA metal plating facility in the Fulton Market District is a total loss, after an extra-alarm fire early Thursday.
Jussie Smollett Accused Of 'Shameful' Staged Attack"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is now in jail, charged with a felony for allegedly fabricating a hate crime to further his own career. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
False Alarms At Railroad Crossings Cause Months Of Headaches In LockportGates closing, but no trains; months of false alarms at railroad crossings in Lockport have been causing quite a headache for drivers, but a fix might finally be in the works. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
WWE Roster Changes, As NXT Takes Over Raw And SmackDownWWE is in the midst of a major roster shakeup, as a second wave of NXT wrestlers are being called up to RAW and SmackDown.
Moving On From Machado: White Sox Seek Answers From WithinThe White Sox will look around and return to their youth movement, now in its third season. If Machado had moved to Chicago, he might've played third base, with Tim Anderson at shortstop and Yoan Moncada at second.
NBA Playoff Picture: Western ConferenceAs the NBA Playoff stretch run gets under way, the Warriors hope to fend off the Nuggets and Thunder as they eye another NBA Finals.
From Burgers To Banana Fritters, Get These Trending Chicago Restaurants On Your Radar NowCurious where Chicago's insiders are eating and drinking? It's easy to spot lines out the door, but some underlying trends are harder to see.
The Best Comedy Events In Chicago This WeekCheck out this week's best comedy events in Chicago.
French Delicacies And Mexican Carnitas: What's Trending On Chicago's Food Scene?Unsure where Chicago's insiders are eating and drinking? It's easy to spot lines out the door, but some underlying trends are harder to see.