As Unemployment Numbers Drop, Illinoisans Looking For Work Still Struggle To Get BenefitsAround 2.5 million people got jobs in May, dropping the unemployment rate to 13.3%. More than half of those jobs added were at food and drinking establishments, but the overall unemployment numbers are still staggering.
High Speed Chase Victim Remembered By Family: 'I Want My Mom Back'"Now seeing the video of how it all happened, I have questions for that cop."
Unemployment Unexpectedly Drops, But Full Recovery Not ImminentThe unemployment rate took a surprising drop, but while hope exists the road to recovery remains uncertain.
Legitimate And Fraudulent Claims Drain State’s Unemployment FundCBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered that legitimate and fraudulent claims are draining the state’s payment piggy bank.
Demand For Guns, Private Security Spikes Dramatically Amid Unrest In Chicago, Around CountrySales of guns have been spiking across the country, with people looking to protect themselves and their property because of the unrest, violence, and damage we've seen for days following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.
Some Restaurants And Shops Back Open For Business In Phase 3 Of Reopening, But With CautionChicagoans had a new option for dinner Wednesday night - patio dining at some restaurants was back open, and so were some stores.
What Restaurants Will Survive Coronavirus?Restaurants that rely on in-house dining will continue to struggle, while delivery and takeout spots will likely thrive.
Zoom Booms As Pandemic Drives Millions To Its Video ServiceOverall, Zoom now has more than 300 million daily participants attending a meeting held on its service, up from 10 million five months ago. Those numbers include people who join multiple Zoom meetings during the same day, something that has been happening more recently in recent months.
Hyde Park's Mellow Yellow Restaurant Can't Wait For Chicago Reopening WednesdayAn iconic Chicago restaurant said Wednesday’s reopening can’t come soon enough.
What Happens When You Don't Pay Rent?Missed rent and mortgage payments can have a domino effect that hurts communities and depresses the economy.
South Side Residents Felt 'Abandoned' After Businesses Were Damaged, Set On FirePolice Superintendent David Brown said part of the policing challenges Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning were due to orchestrated groups using strike and divert tactics.
West Side Businesses Face Major Challenges After Weekend LootingBusiness owners on the city’s West Side were devastated by looting and vandalism over the weekend, and face major challenges in restoring and reopening.
Challenges Of Rebuilding On Chicago's South Side 'Livelihoods Completely Devastated'"So now the community that you live in has to rebuild."
Boeing Is Building The 737 Max Again, Even Though It Is Not Yet Approved To FlyThe company temporarily stopped building the plane in January, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit most of the world's airlines.
CBS 2 Asks Amazon Tough Questions About COVID-19 Infections, Safety MeasuresAmazon offered us a chance to learn about what it is doing to keep workers safe in the wake of employee deaths and concerns here and across the world. We were interested, but only if we could ask whatever we wanted.