At Least 5 People Killed, 17 Wounded So Far In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence; 3-Year-Old Boy Among SurvivorsAt least 22 people had been shot in Chicago this weekend as of Saturday afternoon, and five of them had been killed.
Chicago Weather: Last Weekend Of Summer May Be Among NicestThis last weekend of summer may be one of the nicest of the season.
AMBER Alert Issued In Indiana For 7-Year-Old Christopher Green Jr. Of Gary, Who Is Believed To Be In Extreme DangerAn AMBER Alert has been issued for the State of Indiana for a 7-year-old boy who is missing from Gary and is believed to be in extreme danger.
Uptown Drive-By Shooting Leaves Man In Critical ConditionA man was critically wounded Saturday in a drive-by shooting in broad daylight in Uptown.
Man In Critical Condition After Walking Into Lakeview Police Station With Stab Wound, Offender In CustodyThe man got into a physical altercation with the offender and was stabbed in the chest.
22-Year-Old Shot While Sitting In West Chatham HomeA 22-year-old was shot while sitting in his home in the West Chatham neighborhood.
'We're Back': Store Owner Reopens Chicago Sports On Michigan Avenue After 2020 Unrest"I see the flowers on Michigan Avenue. I see the stoop I sat on when the fire was burning. I was out there earlier today and said we made it."
Man Shot And Killed On Near North SideThe 33-year-old was standing next to his vehicle in the 800 block of North Orleans at about 3:50 a.m. when a person in a blue SUV fired shots before leaving the scene.
Some Illinois Schools Gave More Failing Grades After COVID BeganCBS 2 sent Freedom of Information Act requests for student grade data to more than 30 school districts in Illinois. From 13 of those schools, we received grade data, showing eight of those school districts handed out far more failing grades in English, social studies, math and science courses last year than before the pandemic.
Aldermen Seek Public Hearing On Questions About Accuracy Of Police ShotSpotter TechnologyA group of 16 aldermen, most of them members of the City Council's Progressive Caucus, are seeking a public hearing to "assess the reliability of ShotSpotter" technology.
Lightfoot, City Council Turn Aside Ald. Anthony Beale's Bid To Repeal Lower Threshold For Speed Camera Tickets“This has nothing to do with safety. This has everything to do with revenue, revenue, and revenue," Ald. Anthony Beale said of the city's lowering the threshold for speed camera tickets from 10 mph to 6 mph.
Mayor Lightfoot Presents Plan Under Which City Would Sue Street Gangs, But Will It Work?Mayor Lori Lightfoot is eMore controversy was stirring late Tuesday about a Chicago city ordinance that would allow the city to file lawsuits against street gangs – seeking money and other assets.
Lightfoot: I'll Recommend City Inspector General Investigate Allegations Against Ald. Gardiner"A consistent pattern of using what I would say is misogynistic language, about women, unacceptable. Totally, utterly unacceptable."
Ald. James Gardiner Accused Of Using Staffer To Get Private Court Records On Resident Of His Ward For RevengeThe heat turned up another notch Thursday on the hot seat for Northwest Side Ald. James Gardiner (45th).
Illinois AG Launches Investigation Into Joliet Police Department; Sergeant Who Exposed Circumstances Of Eric Lurry's Death In Custody Has High HopesEric Lurry died in Joliet police custody in January 2020, and CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini went on to expose accusations of a cover-up. On Wednesday, there was a major new development – as the Illinois Attorney General stepped in with his own investigation.
911 Dispatcher Keith Thornton Jr., On Duty When Officer Ella French Was Killed, Shares The Many Lessons He's Learned And The Powerful Connections He's MadeKeith Thornton Jr. was the guiding voice during our city's most recent line-of-duty tragedy - the murder of Chicago Police Officer Ella French.
Logan Square Woman Fights To Save 100-Year-Old Catalpa Tree Set To Be Cut Down For Water Pipe Replacement, And Other Trees Like ItA Logan Square resident is fighting to save a catalpa tree on her street, even though the city says workers need to replace water pipes and thus, the tree has to go.
Cowboys-Chargers Preview: Dak Prescott Leads A Depleted Dallas Team Into Los AngelesThe Cowboys' passing attack torched the Bucs for over 400 yards, showing Prescott is fully recovered, but a more balanced attack may better serve them against the Chargers.
Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 2: Is Aaron Rodgers Due For A Big Bounceback Game?The Packers were blown out by the Saints last week, but it seems unlikely Aaron Rodgers will get embarrassed by the Lions.
NBA Stars Set To Coach Local Players At Peace Games At St. Sabina ChurchBasketball is back. One of the biggest games in Chicago returns this weekend at St. Sabina Church in the Auburn Gresham community.
Ed's Driveway: Rivian Adventure VehicleThere’s an exciting new company building electric pickup trucks.
Cooler, Sunny DayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
Bears vs. Bengals: Three Things To WatchThe Bears host the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday’s home opener. It’s time for another edition of Three Things to Watch.
Chicago Sports On Michigan Avenue Reopens After 2020 UnrestToday, the shelves are restocked and there’s plenty of Chicago sports apparel to pick up. But 16 months ago during the May 2020 riots, owner Luke Pesha can’t forget what happened to the family business.
Man In Custody After River North ShootingCharges are pending for a man taken into custody after a shooting outside of a River North bar Friday night, police said.
'An Important Time For Us'CBS 2 shines a light on three extraordinary Chicago leaders using their gifts and hearts for service across the culinary arts, business and social impact sectors to advance culture and change in our great city.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Skies For Bears Home OpenerCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the weekend's forecast.
Soldier Field RediscoveredIt never hurts to get a little more acquainted with Solider Field before heading out to a Bears game or other event.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: TankTank loves going on walks, playing fetch and playing tug with his toys.
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