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'We’re Back There Again?' Disproportionate Number of Black Chicagoans Died From COVID-19 In Recent Surge; What’s The Solution?More than half of the Chicagoans who died during the recent COVID-19 surge were Black – an alarming disparity community leaders and city officials have struggled to overcome since the beginning of the pandemic.
Chicago White Sox Plan To Take Action After CBS 2 Investigators Expose Parking Scam Outside Sports Venues: Fans Getting Ripped Off By Conmen, Then Hit With Parking TicketsNew developments in a parking scam first exposed by the CBS 2 Investigators. Conmen have been ripping off fans outside Chicago sports venues for years. Posing as parking attendants, they lure in fans, take their cash and often guide them into illegal parking spots. Those fans later find parking tickets from the city on their cars. Now one sports team, the Chicago White Sox, plans to take action to try to protect fans.
St. John's Lutheran School In Lombard Begins Student Mask Exemptions Amid Protests, Staff ResignationsStudent mask exemptions at St. John’s Lutheran School in Lombard began this week and have pushed about a sixth of the school’s staff members out the door in protest.
Family Files Lawsuit, Mother Speaks After Security Guard Was Seen On Video Throwing Student Around Classroom At Proviso West High SchoolA teen was attacked in his classroom by a security guard at Proviso West High School in Hillside last month – and a federal lawsuit has now been filed.
Cook County Treasurer Says Vacant And Abandoned Properties Are Sucking Up Tax Revenue, Wants To Make It Easier To Auction Them OffThousands of abandoned and vacant properties are costing Cook County taxpayers over $1 billion in lost property tax revenue.
Supply Of Pfizer, Merck COVID-19 Antiviral Pills Remains Very Limited In Our Area And BeyondAntiviral pills that can significantly reduce COVID-19 hospitalizations and even deaths - but the supply of the Pfizer and Merck COVID-19 pills across the country - and here in our area - is still very limited.
Doggy Daycare Owner Appalled After State's Attorney Declines To Prosecute State Inspector Jose Guillen, Who Was Caught On Camera Groping HerA state inspector was caught on camera groping a doggy daycare owner in Bucktown, and CBS 2 has learned he won’t be facing criminal charges.
Accused Conman Rick Dugo Indicted On New Charges Of Money Laundering, Stealing Valuable ItemsNew charges have been filed against Rick Dugo, an accused conman whom the CBS 2 Investigators have been following since last year.
Another Chicagoan Comes Forward, Says Apple AirTag Was Used To Track And Stalk HerImagine going to pick up your groceries when you suddenly receive a message on your phone that you're being followed. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey has been tracking what's many are called AirTag stalking, wherein people use tiny Apple AirTags on unsuspecting victims.

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Xavier Guzman Charged In Connection With Murder Of Melissa OrtegaCBS 2's Tara Molina reports CPD Superintendent David Brown said 27-year-old Xavier Guzman was the getaway driver and he was also arrested and charged facing one felony count of first degree murder and one felony count of attempted first degree murder.
Mayor Lightfoot, Supt. Brown, State's Attorney Foxx Present United Front After Melissa Ortega MurderA news conference on charges in the shooting death of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega was also a rare appearance in the same room for Mayor Lightfoot, police Supt. David Brown, and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Researchers Looking Into Mental Health And Its Affects In Black CommunitiesThere’s a lot of discussion over mental health these days, but African Americans of all ages are really struggling.
UIC Joins Missouri Valley Conference Beginning Next YearIt’s official – the UIC Flames are stepping up conferences this summer. They are joining what will be a 12-team Missouri Valley Conference after spending the last 28 years in the Horizon League.
'It's Scary And Daunting And Exciting All At The Same Time'The New York cast is adding its first Black actress in the lead role of "Christine" and she's from the Chicago area. Emilie Kouatchou grew up in Palatine.
Teen Charged With Killing 8-Year-Old In Little Village Faced Previous Carjacking ChargeThe teenager charged with the murder of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega has been in trouble with the law before, having faced previous carjacking and gun charges. The CBS 2 Investigators have learned from law enforcement sources – at the time the 16-year-old was arrested for killing Melissa Ortega, he was on probation for a 2021 aggravated carjacking. And we’re told this juvenile has also been arrested on a gun charge.