Southbound Bishop Ford Freeway Shut Down For Period Of Time After GunfireThe Bishop Ford Freeway was shut down at 115th Street for a period of time during the Tuesday evening rush after shots were fired.
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.
Boy, 16, And Girl, 11, Shot And Wounded In West PullmanA 16-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl were shot and wounded in West Pullman Tuesday afternoon.
7 Chicago Public Spaces Each To Receive $1.5 Million In Upgrades As Winners Of 'Chicago Works Community Challenge'Seven Chicago public spaces are getting upgrades worth millions.
3 People Shot In West Woodlawn, 2 Critically InjuredThree people were shot late Tuesday in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.
Boy, 15, Shot And Killed In West TownA 15-year-old boy was shot in broad daylight Tuesday in West Town and later died.
Armed Robbers Are Attacking, Beating People At Their Garages In Alleys On Southwest SideAn alarming has been hitting the Chicago's Southwest Side - unsuspecting people are violently attacked and robbed alone at their garages in alleyways.
Man Seriously Wounded In Shootout With University Of Chicago Police Officer In Hyde ParkA man was seriously wounded in a shootout with a University of Chicago Police officer late Tuesday morning in Hyde Park, a few blocks north of campus.
Federal Disaster Team Coming To UChicago Medicine's Ingalls Memorial Hospital Amid COVID SurgeFederal help is now coming to UChicago Medicine and their Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, to assist with the COVID surge and staffing.
Mass Vaccination Sites For COVID Shots Reopen In The Suburbs; 'I Had Problems Getting My Shot At Other Places'"We’ve had a nice steady flow of both walk-ins and appointments today and we’ve been able to take care of them fairly quickly."
A Look At The Role Of Chicago, Local Pastor Richard Redmond, And Then-Future Mayor Harold Washington, In Making Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day A National HolidayMonday marks the 36th annual national celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and many may not know there are Chicagoans who helped make the holiday happen.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Ending 5-Day Isolation After Testing Positive For COVID-19 Last Week"Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me and sent their well wishes. I am happy to report I am feeling fine, and have completed my required isolation period. I look forward to resuming my regular schedule and will continue to adhere to the relevant public health guidelines," Lightfoot said in a statement Monday afternoon.
Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin Joins Republican Primary For Illinois GovernorHe joins at least four other Republicans in the GOP primary for governor: Illinois State Sen. Darren Bailey, former state senator Paul Schimpf, and businessmen Gary Rabine and Jesse Sullivan.
'This Is Not Chicago,' New York City Mayor Eric Adams Said This Week On Discussions With Teachers' Union On COVID-19 Safety, Remote LearningRecently-inaugurated New York City Mayor Eric Adams took a shot at Chicago this week as he addressed discussions with the city's teachers' union on remote learning and COVID-19 protocols.
Inspector General's Report On Botched Anjanette Young Raid Finds City's Response Was 'Exceedingly Harmful To Young'The findings are damning and continue to prove how individuals across CPD, the mayor’s office, and COPA worked to cover up the video and minimized what happened, by failing to report it and also by issuing blanket denials of the video.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Biden Administration's Vaccine-Or-Test Rule For Businesses -- What Does This Mean For You And Your Workplace?The U.S. Supreme Court has had its say on the reach of two COVID-19 vaccine mandates from the Biden administration. What does it mean for you and your workplace?
Illinois Adding New 464 Area Code To 708 Region In South And Western SuburbsStarting Friday, people in the 708 area code might be assigned a number with the new 464 area code if they request new service or an additional phone line.
In Hot Market, Some Home Buyers Are Being Pressured To Purchase Without Professional Inspections -- And They're Getting BurnedA hot real estate market is burning buyers, and some are skipping professional home inspections - with the goal of closing quick to avoid being outbid.
Customer Service Complaints Have Piled Up For Travel Agency GoToGate, And New Customers Have Meant New ComplaintsA long list of bad reviews and an F rating with a major consumer advocate aren't stopping an online travel agency from picking up new customers.
Fresh Express Recalls Salad Products Over Listeria ConcernsCheck your fridge before making meals this holiday season.
Margherita Unsliced Pepperoni Product Recalled Due To Possible Bacterial ContaminationThe U.S. Department of Agriculture and local health officials announced this week that Margherita Meats is recalling 10,990 pounds of ready-to-eat pepperoni products.
U.S. Consumer Prices See Steepest Jump In 40 Years; Even Economists Are SurprisedIn a holiday hit that we’d all rather not hear about, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced that prices shot up almost 7 percent this year.
Frontier Airlines To Expand Service To Midway International Airport In AprilThe budget airline said it will offer fares as low as $29 to $59 for nontstop flights to Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Ontario California, Phoenix, Tampa, Trenton, Fort Lauderdale, and Orlando.
Some Landlords, Leasing Teams Offering New Amenities To Get People Back To Empty Downtown OfficesExperts say flashy amenities may be a remedy for those empty offices downtown. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas showed us how some landlords and leasing teams are thinking outside the box.
'It Is Not OK To Defy The Order,' Top Cook County Doc Says As Some Suburbs Choose Not To Enforce COVID-19 Proof Of Vaccination MandateWe are 10 days into the new COVID-19 vaccine mandate rules for many indoor businesses in Chicago and Cook County – and the county as of Thursday had yet to cite a single business for violating the rules.
Gullivers Pizza And Pub To Close After 56 Years In Operation In West Rogers ParkChicago is losing a legendary pizza palace that has been a mainstay in West Rogers Park for 56 years.
26 Citations Have Been Issued To 13 Chicago Businesses For Violating COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate -- How Does Enforcement Work?The city’s new proof of COVID-19 vaccination mandate for restaurants, gyms, and certain entertainment venues has resulted in 26 citations in a period of a week and a half.
Major Illinois State Grant Is Poised To Bring New Life To Struggling Stretch Of Ashland Avenue In Back Of The YardsA stretch of Ashland Avenue near 46th Street was once dotted with retail palaces attracting shoppers and money. Now, it is full of boarded-up windows and empty buildings. But as CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reported Tuesday, a major grant is expected to make a tremendous difference.
Grammy Awards To Be Held In Las Vegas On April 3The ceremony was originally scheduled for Jan. 31 at Crypto.com Arena in downtown Los Angeles but was postponed due to growing concerns surrounding the Omicron variant.
Village Of Oak Park Celebrating Native Betty White On Jan. 15The late Betty White’s hometown of Oak Park is celebrating what would have been the icon’s 100th birthday this month.
2's Got Your Ticket: 'Oklahoma!' At CIBC TheatreIt's a new twist on an American musical classic, and it's about to open in Chicago. CBS 2 entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole takes a look at a contemporary and intimate take on "Oklahoma!" at CIBC Theatre.
Sidney Poitier, First Black Man To Win Best Actor Oscar, Dies At 94Poitier was the first Black man and Bahamian actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor in 1964.
Grammy Awards Set For Jan. 31 Postponed Due To COVIDThe 64th Grammy Awards ceremony, planned for Jan. 31 at Crypto.com Arena, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 surge, according to The Recording Academy.
Betty White, Beloved Actress And Oak Park Native, Dies At 99White once said her character Sue Ann Nivens in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” could be “icky-sweet” but was “really a piranha type.” That role brought her two Emmys.