- Governor Signs Recreational Marijuana LawStarting next year, anyone 21 and older in Illinois can buy, possess, and use marijuana.
- Divvy Rider Critically Injured In Hit-And-RunThe 32-year-old man was riding in River North when a car hit him from behind.
- Bar Owners Want To Move On After Armed RobberyFive masked mean threatened employees at The Phoenix Bar, fired shot at bartender.
- Jussie Smollett With Noose Around NeckCPD Releases Hundreds Of Videos Related To Hate Crime Probe
- Lawmakers Move In Pushing For ETO Restrictions"My biggest fear is that I won't be around to see my children one day."
Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Biggest Threat North Of Interstate 88A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued and is in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Tributes To Michael Jackson Flow On 10th Death AnniversaryThe death of Jackson was a massive cultural phenomenon, bringing an outpouring of public affection and revival of his songs and largely erasing the taint that remained after his criminal trial, despite his acquittal.
Governor JB Pritzker Signs Recreational Marijuana LawPritzker called the state’s marijuana law a step in the right direction, especially for communities of color that have been most negatively impacted by the war on drugs.
Mattoon Teacher Who Subdued Shooter Named Carnegie HeroA central Illinois teacher has been named a Carnegie hero after subduing a teen who opened fire at Mattoon High School in September 2017.
Man Ordered Held In Slaying Of Chicago Club Security GuardJon Elliot Poole is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Sound Bar security guard Thurman Bailey on March 8. He was arrested last week by U.S. Marshals in Georgia, where he'd moved after the shooting.
Special Prosecutor Requested In South Bend Police ShootingSt. Joseph County Prosecutor Kenneth Cotter filed a petition Monday asking a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the June 16 shooting of 54-year-old Eric Logan by South Bend police Sgt. Ryan O'Neill.
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.
Spurred By CBS 2 Investigation, Lawmakers Move Forward In Pushing For Ethylene Oxide Restrictions"My biggest fear is that I won't be around to see my children one day."
CTA Veteran Says He Was Forced To Retire After Blowing The Whistle On Pension Spiking; 'I Feared Further Retaliation'Gino Gerbasi spent 30 years at the CTA as an emergency services worker. He said he retired not because he wanted to, but because of retaliation after he blew the whistle on management.
UPS Delivers Prized Sports Card Collection To Wrong Address; Refuses To Pay Up Until CBS 2 Investigators Get InvolvedUPS offered to pay only $100 for a sports card collection, until CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker stepped in.
New State Taxes And Fees Will Add Up For Illinois, But How Much Will It Cost You?Illinois state lawmakers approved a bevy of tax and fee hikes last month to fund the state’s first infrastructure program in a decade. What is the total price for Illinois taxpayers?
Officers Damage Woman's Car While Making Arrest, But City Doesn't Have To Pay For RepairsCity officials said it’s rare they will pay a claim when a police officer causes damage.
Remembering Michael Jackson 10 Years After His DeathMichael Jackson's estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans began gathering to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop's death.
Mom Must Get Education, Job After Daughter's Shooting DeathA northwestern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to a reduced neglect charge stemming from her 2-year-old daughter's shooting death has been ordered to take parenting classes, get an education, stay off drugs and find a job. Matt Yurus reports.
Special Prosecutor Requested In South Bend Police ShootingA prosecutor in South Bend, Indiana, is requesting a special prosecutor to investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer that has roiled the campaign of mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Matt Yurus reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, June 25, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls For Larger Police And Fire Training AcademyAs she visited with Chicago’s newest police recruits on Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she will be working with the heads of the Police Department and Fire Department to expand on plans for a new training academy, to make sure it is the “best in class” for now and the future.
Governor Signs Law Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use Starting Next YearGov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, starting next year. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Hit-And-Run Critically Injures Divvy Rider In River NorthA man was critically injured when a hit-and-run driver struck him while he was riding a Divvy bike early Tuesday morning in the River North neighborhood. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Contreras, Lester Lead Cubs Past Braves 8-3Willson Contreras homered and had three RBIs, Jon Lester pitched five-hit ball through six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Monday in a chippy matchup of NL division leaders.
Hernández Walk-Off Single Lifts Red Sox Over White Sox 6-5Marco Hernández beat out an infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Monday night.
Dach’s Day: The Highest Blackhawks Draft Pick Since 2007 Says He’ll Prove He Was Right Choice“For my name to be called, it's surreal and I am going to prove them right that I was the right choice."
Explore The 3 Newest Businesses To Launch In ChicagoFrom a nail spa to a soul food restaurant, read on to see the newest hot spots to land around town.
3 Top Food And Drink Events In Chicago This WeekendIf you love to eat and drink, the weekend ahead offers a great chance to explore the world of Chicago food and beverage.
Celebrate Father's Day With The Honeycomb ProjectFather's Day is the perfect opportunity to spend time with loved ones, and one way to do that is by giving back.