Celebrating Black History Makers: Jaquie Algee Has Spent Decades Fighting For Civil Rights And EquityFor decades, a Chicago woman has hit the pavement in protest - fighting against racial injustice and inequities.
Celebrating Black History Makers: Amena Karim Took On Mission To Bring Fresh, Healthy Food To South Shore And BeyondAmena Karim set up a program to provide fresh and healthy food to the South Shore neighborhood in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and expanded it from there.
Celebrating Black History Makers: Homer Bryant Breaks Norms With 'Hiplet,' Bringing Together Hip Hop, BalletCBS 2’s Audrina Bigos introduces us to Homer Bryant and his branchild - the Hiplet ballerinas. He brought together hip hop and ballet in an innovative way.
'Six Feet Apart' Exhibit Delves Into Emotional Toll Of Coronavirus Pandemic At UICWe know the hard data of the coronavirus pandemic – the rising number of cases and deaths. But an ongoing project at the University of Illinois at Chicago dives deeply into the emotional toll.
Strangers Step In And Go All Out For Woman Who Was Left Homeless, Scared, And Living In Car With Her Two CatsThis is the story of a south suburban woman who found herself homeless, desperate, and frightened. But suddenly, she met some strangers who became her staunchest allies.
Lincoln Park Woman Has COVID-19: 'I'm Really Scared'On Monday, the association at her Lincoln Park condo building sent an e-mail confirming one person in the building tested positive for COVID-19. Since then, CBS 2 obtained a picture of crews in hazmat suits cleaning the building.
Arlington Heights Residents Are Fed Up With The Lost And Late Mail, Say Postal Service Is UnresponsiveNo mail, late mail, stolen mail, someone else’s mail – all of these are complaints we’ve heard from residents in Arlington Heights.
Visually Impaired Say There's Big Benefit To MyEye 2, An Eyeglass-Mounted Device That Reads And Talks To YouA new device is changing the lives of people with vision problems.
A Look At Preparations For The 2020 Women's MarchHundreds of thousands of marchers twice turned Chicago’s downtown into a sea of pink for the Women’s March Chicago – and this weekend, the event is back.
Covenant House Illinois Offers Fresh Start For Young Homeless Men And WomenYoung homeless men and women in Chicago are getting a chance at a fresh start – from mental health counseling and drug recovery to job help and housing.
Giovanni Francese Is Completely Blind And Owns A Successful Vending Business In Lake Point TowerDon’t ever tell Giovanni Franceschi he can’t do something – he’ll prove you wrong.
Red Cross Helps Save Lives By Training People How To Perform CPRCPR saves lives, but the American Heart Association reports that 70% of Americans feel helpless in a cardiac emergency, because the don’t know what to do.
U.S. Dept. Of Labor Issues $1.6 Million In Penalties For Waukegan Plant ExplosionOSHA cited AB Specialty Silicones for 12 willful federal safety violations in the May 3 explosion.
PAWS Community Cat Program Looks After Stray Cats In EnglewoodPAWS Chicago oversees communities of cats living on the streets of Chicago.
Bucktown Residents: 'The Couple' Is Back; Stealing Items From Homes, LawnsNeighbors created a spreadsheet to keep tabs of all the thefts. Dozens of stolen items over the last two years, with pictures and videos to prove it.