'There Was Nothing But Smoke:' 1 Man Dead, 1 Critically Injured In East Chatham Neighborhood FireOne person is dead and another was injured in a fire that broke out late Wednesday in an East Chatham neighborhood apartment building.
Pro-Palestinian Protesters Gather Downtown And In Bridgeview, Demand End to Israeli Air StrikesThousands of protesters gathered downtown Wednesday in response to the violence in Gaza and Israel.
MISSING: Liliana Rodriguez, 14, Last Seen In Cicero HomeCicero Police are asking for help from the public in finding a girl last seen in her Cicero home on Friday.
Answers From Experts About COVID-19 Vaccine, Herd Immunity, And Vaccine Approval For Younger ChildrenDr. Emily Landon of UChicago Health and Dr. Markeita Moore, a pediatrician at Advocate Children's Hospital, have answers to questions about the significance of herd immunity, and when the COVID-19 vaccine may be available to kids under 12.
Debunking Some Misinformation About The COVID-19 VaccineThere is just so much misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine out there. On “Hour 18” Wednesday, we brought in Dr. Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist from the University of Chicago, to talk about a few of them.
COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Some Answers For Parents Expressing ConcernsA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel on Wednesday approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds, but some parents are expressing reluctancy. Dr. Markeita Moore joins us to talk about the concerns she’s been hearing from parents, and has some reassurance.
'I Want To Enjoy People Again': Community Group Hits North Lawndale To Get People The COVID VaccineThe team is doing the neighborhood walks every other week. Twelve residents signed up to get the COVID vaccine.
COVID-19 Vaccine Demand Slows; Doctors Escalating Efforts To Get Minorities, Men Their ShotsIn the past two to three weeks, vaccine supply has overtaken demand in the suburbs, forcing health departments in Cook and the collar counties to change their strategy.
Newly-Promoted Northwestern Athletic Director Mike Polisky Resigns Following Controversy, Protests From Faculty And StudentsNewly-promoted Northwestern University athletic director Mike Polisky announced on Tuesday that he is resigning from his post and leaving the university.
A Candid Conversation: Many 18 To 29-Year-Olds Hesitant To Get The COVID-19 VaccineMany 18 to 29-year-olds are hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine. CBS 2's Chris Tye talked with one who got the vaccine, one who didn't and a doctor who encourages it.
'I Had No Antibodies': Suburban Chicago Woman Not Protected Despite Getting COVID Vaccine"The questions that are being answered by these studies are what is the antibody effects on these patients who have these cancers and are on these therapies."
Gov. Pritzker Says Illinois Unemployment Offices Will Be Opening In The SummerOnly days after expressing concerns about the safety of unlocking office doors at the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday confirmed a timeline for reopening that CBS 2 first reported two months ago.
Could A Turnaround Be Coming For 'Disturbingly High' Vacancy Rates On The Magnificent Mile?Disturbingly high vacancy rates – that is the state of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile today - with stores still closing up and moving out a year after the mile was hit by looters and crushed by the pandemic.
CDC Advisory Committee Recommends Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Ages 12 To 15A panel of independent advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Wednesday to recommend Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents age 12 to 15.
4 Sheriff's Deputies Injured After Detainee Jerome Townsel Attacks Them At Skokie CourthouseJerome Townsel, 30, was making a call before his bond hearing on trespassing charges around 10 a.m. “when he became irate and attacked a Sheriff’s Deputy who was standing nearby,” a spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said in an email.