R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering TrialJurors began deliberations last Friday after hearing six weeks of testimony from 50 witnesses, including 45 for the prosecution.
Northwestern University Bans All Social Activities At Campus Fraternities Until At Least Mid-October After Reports Of DruggingNorthwestern University is suspending social events and recruitment activities for fraternities after reports of people being drugged without consent.
Reports Of Active Shooter At Carthage College In Kenosha Deemed Unfounded, Police Give 'All Clear'Kenosha police are investigating the report of an active shooter at Carthage College.
Former Ald. Ricardo Munoz Pleads Guilty To Using Political Funds He Controlled For Personal ExpensesMunoz admitted to stealing nearly $38,000 for use on personal expenses including travel, tickets to sporting events, jewelry, clothing, car insurance, and a relative's college tuition.
United Airlines Fined $1.9 Million For Extended DelaysIt's the largest fine imposed by the government for extended delays.
Chicago Area Auto Mechanics Back On The Job After 8-Week StrikeTheir union was fighting over things like base pay guarantees and contributions to union's health and welfare funds.
Investigation Underway Into Deadly Amtrak Train DerailmentAn investigation is underway after the Amtrak derailment in Montana that killed three people and left dozens hurt.
Aaron Jenkins Charged With Attempted Murder In Shooting Of CPD Officer In South ShoreAaron Jenkins, 26, is charged with two felony counts of attempted first-degree murder, and one felony count of aggravated battery.
FOUND Hotel Employee Charged With Stabbing Guest Due To Appear In CourtJoel Brown, 27, is charged with attempted murder in the Sept. 16 stabbing at the FOUND Hotel Chicago, 613 N. Wells St.
Parent 'Freaked Out' By Social Media Posts To Chicago Schools"This does not warrant life in jail, no, but it cannot be a misdemeanor."
Illinois Attorney General's Office Holds Virtual Town Hall As It Begins Investigation Into Death Of Eric Lurry In Joliet Police CustodyCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini was the first to expose the controversial death of Eric Lurry in the custody of Joliet police. Now, the Illinois Attorney General’s office is making good on a promise to investigate.
IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really HappenedIDES’ offices have been closed to the public since the pandemic began. The closures came as thousands struggled to navigate a system that was understaffed, ill-equipped to deal with the scope of the problem and fraught with technical issues that prevented some from getting their benefits in a timely manner, or at all.
Judge Won't Back Down In Effort To Get Kids In Care Of DCFS Out Of Limbo In Psych Wards, Temporary SheltersHundreds of children who can’t go home to their families have instead been left in psych wards for months.
City Not Issuing Timely Speed Cam Warning Tickets, Costing Drivers: 'No Time For Me To Change My Behavior'The CBS 2 Investigators discovered another problem with the city’s new speeding ticket rules. Those rules ticket drivers going as little as 6 miles per hour over the speed limit. Under city rules, people caught speeding for the first time should receive a warning. But CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered those warnings are often too little too late.
Plainfield Mother Is Keeping Her Special-Needs Son Home From School, With School Bus Driver Shortage Dragging Out Ride Four HoursThe bus driver shortage has reached critical mass for one southwest suburban school district, which is now offering thousands of dollars to parents to help fill that gap.
Worries Of A 'Twindemic' As Flu Season Coincides With The COVID-19 PandemicDr. Segreti said loss of taste and smell is often associated with COVID, but they've also seen that symptom with flu patients.
Student And Staff Data From Area School District Were Dumped On The Dark Web, And Parents And Staffers Had No ClueIf your child’s school gets hacked and their personal information gets stolen, you might never hear about it. CBS 2 found one southwest suburban school district that was targeted. Private information was taken with parents and staff caught completely off guard. That is -- until CBS 2 Investigator Dana Kozlov told them.
Some Illinois Schools Gave More Failing Grades After COVID BeganCBS 2 sent Freedom of Information Act requests for student grade data to more than 30 school districts in Illinois. From 13 of those schools, we received grade data, showing eight of those school districts handed out far more failing grades in English, social studies, math and science courses last year than before the pandemic.
Cubs Drop Sixth Straight Game As They Lose To Cardinals; Record At Wrigley This Year Is 39-42Andrew Knizner scored the go-ahead run on Codi Heuer's wild pitch in the ninth inning, and the Cardinals beat the lowly Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Giolito's 6 Scoreless Innings Lead White Sox Past ClevelandLucas Giolito pitched six scoreless innings, Eloy Jiménez had a two-run single and the AL champion Chicago White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
Cleveland Browns Bring Down Justin Fields 9 Times, Bears Get ClobberedMyles Garrett recorded a franchise record 4 1/2 sacks on Justin Fields and Cleveland brought down Chicago's rookie quarterback nine times — holding him to one net yard passing — in his first NFL start as the Browns thumped the Bears on Sunday.
Chicago Weather: Going To Be A Lovely WeekCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Northwestern University Bans All Social Activities At Campus Fraternities Until At Least Mid-October After Reports Of DruggingNorthwestern announced Saturday that it had received a report from someone claiming they were drugged without consent at a fraternity house, at 2325 Sheridan Rd. in Evanston. The university reported it is also investigating separate, similar reports at on-campus frat houses.
United Fined For Stalled FlightsUnited Airlines has been fined $1.9 million dollars for more than 25 flights that sat on the ground for several hours
Investigation Underway Into Deadly Amtrak Train DerailmentSocial media video from survivors shows the moments right after the Amtrak Empire Builder train derailed.
8 Week Auto Mechanics Strike Is OverTheir union was fighting over things like base pay guarantees and contributions to union's health and welfare funds.
Hotel Worker Charged With Stabbing Guest Due To Appear In CourtAn employee accused of stabbing a guest at a River North hotel earlier this month was set to appear in court on Monday.
Man Charged In Shooting Of CPD Officer Expected In CourtA Calumet City man has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a Chicago police officer over the weekend in the South Shore neighborhood.
Soldier Field RediscoveredIt never hurts to get a little more acquainted with Solider Field before heading out to a Bears game or other event.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: TankTank loves going on walks, playing fetch and playing tug with his toys.
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