Black Star Project Marks 25th Anniversary Of Community ServiceIt's a special day for a Chicago community group focused on quality education for black and brown youth as the Black Star Project marks its 25th anniversary.
Police Officer Responding To Shooting, Struck By Bullet Fired By 15-Year-Old Gunshot VictimA police officer responding to shooting was struck by a bullet fired by a teenager who had been wounded in the incident, sources tell CBS 2.
World's Smallest Flying Structure Developed By Northwestern EngineersEngineers have developed what they say is the world's smallest flying structure -- the size of a grain of sand.
Ed's Driveway: Volkswagen ID.4
Car Crashes Into Near North DinerA car crashed into a diner in Near North early Saturday, police said.
Arlington International Racecourse Closing This Weekend With Uncertain FutureAfter nearly a century, time is winding up on the horse racing dynasty at Arlington Park.
Chicago Weather: Weekend Outlook Calls For Clear Skies, Good Apple Picking
Woman Killed In Jefferson Park Hit-And-RunA woman was killed in a Jefferson Park hit-and-run Friday night, police said.
As Jury Deliberates In R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Case, What Impact Will Verdict Have On His Future Trials In Chicago?A legal expert told CBS 2’s Jermont Terry what’s next for R. Kelly, no matter the verdict in New York.
Cook County Circuit Court Website Back Online, After Weeks-Long Outage Caused By BreachAttorney Robert Kezelis said seeing the court clerk’s website back up and running wasn't so much a surprise, “more like a huge relief.”
Gov. JB Pritzker OKs Legislative Maps Despite Heavy CriticismIt was the second time Pritzker approved maps drawn up by his fellow Democrats despite promising as a candidate in 2018 that he would veto any made by politicians.
City Leaders Hope New Campaign Will Boost Vaccination Rate, But Health Professionals Say It Will Take TimeChicago city leaders hope a new campaign will boost COVID-19 vaccination rates. But health professionals say it is still going to take time.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot 'Disappointed' In CPS Struggles With COVID Testing, Contact Tracing"This is not a mystery anymore. We know how to do contact tracing, we know how to do case investigations, and we’ve got to make sure that CPS is using the tools at its disposal to do just that,” Lightfoot said.
Civic Federation President Calls Mayor Lightfoot's $16.7 Billion Budget Plan 'Good News,' But Some Aldermen Aren't Sold On SpecificsMayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday laid out her $16.7 billion budget proposal in front of the City Council.
City Council Approves Plan To Ease Zoning Rules For Marijuana Businesses, Open Up Sales In Most Of DowntownThe changes in the ordinance are aimed at making it easier for firms owned by minorities to get in on the legal marijuana business in Illinois
Lightfoot Unveils $16.7 Billion Spending Plan For 2022, Using Federal Funds And Modest Property Tax Hike To Balance BudgetIt's the second year in a row the mayor is asking aldermen to back a property tax hike in Chicago, although it's a smaller one than the $94 million property tax increase the City Council approved for 2021.
Chicago Father Frustrated With His Child Tax Credit Payment Delayed And Missing Due To Glitches In SystemThe Child Tax Credit is meant to help families make ends meet as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on. But many payments are delayed, making it anything but helpful for parents on a budget.
Operator Of Suburban Moving Company Is Subject Of Arrest Warrant, Numerous Consumer Complaints, But He Says It's 'Impossible'A suburban mover is so troubled that there is an arrest out warrant for him – and the federal government has stripped him of his ability to haul stuff across state lines.
While Some Are Seeing Tax Refunds From IRS Months Later At Last, A Group Steps In To Help Those Who Still Aren'tIn the past month, we’ve been digging for answers to the question so many of you are desperately asking – “Where is my refund check?” But on Wednesday night, there was a bit of good news for people still waiting - and another option for those trying to reach the IRS.
Nearly 50 Million Customers Might Be Victims Of Major Data Breach At T-MobileNearly 50 million consumers might be victims of the latest mega data breach.
ComEd Admits Failed Underground Line Caused Power Outage That Shorted Out Woman's Sump Pumps, But Utility Won't Pay For DamagesCathryn Harris’ power went out, her sump pumps broke, then her basement flooded - and ComEd admitted the outage was because of a failed underground power line. But that's not enough to get the utility giant to pay for damages.
Some Consumers Say Head Of Chicago Playground Fashion Line Is Back To Taking Money And Failing To Send ClothesA local fashion designer vowed to fix the problems exposed by the CBS 2 Morning Insiders – from poor communication to unfulfilled orders – but now, more customers are saying he’s back to his old ways.
Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?A spike in COVID cases is still preventing the ongoing economic recovery from reaching millions of Americans, though a fourth stimulus check could help.
Workers Walk Out At El Milagro Tortilla Factory In Little Village, Citing Unsafe Conditions And COVID-19 ConcernsWorkers held a walkout Thursday at the popular El Milagro tortilla factory in Chicago.
Buffalo Grove McDonald's Has To Close Dining Room Due To Staffing Shortage, And They're Not AloneThere is trouble at the Golden Arches, and it’s not because of COVID-19.
Guinness Opening Brewery And Taproom In West Loop In 2023The taproom will offer a rotating menu of beers, including some experimental brews available only at the Chicago brewery and some imported from the Guinness home brewery in Dublin, Ireland.
After Delay Due To Pandemic, Urbanspace Finally Opens Food Hall On Washington Street DowntownAs more workers come back to the Loop, we're seeing more food options reopen.
Chicago Hotels Expected To Lose $2 Billion In Revenue By Year's End, Report SaysChicago hotels are expected to lose $2 billion in revenue by the end of the year.
Fire Damages Bronzeville Home Where Bo Diddley Lived As A YoungsterA fire damaged a Bronzeville neighborhood building where R&B icon Bo Diddley once lived.
Chicago Improv Comedy Scene Gets Major Shout-Out From Jason Sudeikis As He Accepts Emmy AwardChicago improv got a major shout-out on Sunday from Emmy Award-winner Jason Sudeikis.
Metallica Performs Surprise Show At The MetroWristbands for the concert are being sold for $20 only at the Metro box office, with a limit of one per person.
Englewood Music Fest Held For First Time At 63rd And HalstedA brand-new tradition began Saturday in Englewood.
2's Got Your Ticket: After 18-Month COVID Delay, 'American Mariachi' Takes The Stage At Goodman TheatreA heartwarming comedy with a feminist undertone, the play tells the story of a group of young Texas women in the 70’s who decide to form an all-female mariachi band.
Riot Fest Going Ahead With COVID Vaccine Or Negative Test Requirement; Vaccines Made Available To All On SiteThose who come to Riot Fest in Douglass Park must either present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of entering.