Illinois Attorney General Now Investigating Center For Covid Control Amid Accusations Of Deception, Fraud Against Insurance CompaniesThe Illinois Attorney General’s office is among the agencies now investigating a suburban-based COVID-19 testing company.
Can Restaurants And Other Businesses Confiscate Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards? Officials Advise Against ItWhile checking COVID-19 vaccine cards, a restaurant employee told a CBS 2 staffer they've confiscated about 20 cards they believed to be fake while enforcing the city mandate. It got us thinking - how are they checking, and are private businesses that are charged with enforcing the city's rules allowed to take away those cards?
Board Of WBEZ Radio Parent Chicago Public Media Votes To Acquire Sun-TimesThe board of directors at WBEZ owner Chicago Public Media voted Tuesday to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times.
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.
Once A Staple Of State Street, Department Stores Are Now 'A Very Small Part Of Our Lives'“We felt like we were going to the ritziest store in the world, and it was right here in Chicago,” Leslie Goddard said, recalling visits to Marshall Field’s.
Essential Workers At Local Market In South Shore Keep Stepping Up Amid COVID-19 SurgeEssential workers have helped us get through wave after wave of the pandemic, and now, they're also being impacted by the Omicron surge.
Illinois Marijuana Sales In 2021 Top Out At More Than Double Those Of 2020Marijuana sales hit a new high in Illinois in 2021.
Chicago Restaurants, Gyms Report Smooth Operations On First Day Of COVID-19 Vaccine MandateEffective Monday, a COVID-19 vaccine card was required to get into restaurants, gyms, movie theaters, and other public venues in Chicago and most of suburban Cook County.
Elizabeth Holmes Convicted Of Fraud, But Acquitted On Other ChargesFormer Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been convicted of four counts of fraud, but she was acquitted of four other charges. The jury said earlier it was deadlocked on the three remaining charges.
'Can't Put Anyone In That Situation': Why Some Chicago Restaurants Are Closing On New Year's Eve Because Of COVID SurgeIllinois set a COVID-19 record Thursday, with more than 30,000 new cases across the state. The figure amounts to the highest one day total ever, and the surge in Chicago is forcing some restaurants to shut their doors again.