Jamari Dent, Who Tried To Commit Suicide After Merciless Bullying At School, Dies At Age 13Jamari Dent, a 13-year-old special needs student who tried to hang himself he was mercilessly bullied at school, has died of the brain injury he suffered as a result of his failed suicide attempt.
Chicago Pride History Makers: Art Johnston And Pepe Peña, Founders Of Sidetrack Bar And Advocates For JusticeArt Johnston and José “Pepe” Peña were just two guys who met at a bar and fell in love. The problem was that society had a problem with them. They were gay, and it was shortly before gay men started dying of a strange disease.
When Chicagoans Are Getting Billed For Five Figures For Water They're Not Using, Why Is It So Hard To Get Answers? CBS 2 Asks Mayor LightfootCBS 2's Tara Molina was able to ask Mayor Lori Lightfoot two questions at her water-related press conference - and one of them focused on how hard it is to get information from the city’s Water Department on water issues.
Getting Hosed: City Offers 91-Year-Old Retired CPS Teacher A "Payment Plan" For A $57,000 Water BillThe bill for her Southside six-flat is now nearly $60,000 — for water that was never used. In fact, the building has been boarded up and vacant since her last tenant moved out in 2018.
Law Professor Sharon Fairley: Derek Chauvin Verdict In George Floyd's Death Will Be 'Defining Moment' For Many Young People, Sends Message About What's Possible In ChicagoA local expert on Tuesday said the conviction of fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be a defining moment for many young people seeking change, and will serve also as a lesson in Chicago that such convictions are possible.
UChicago Medicine's Dr. Emily Landon Has Message For Those Who Might Be Worried After Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Is 'Paused'Dr. Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist from UChicago Medicine, joined CBS 2’s Brad Edwards Tuesday evening to explain what she would tell people who have doubts because of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause.
Chicago Cop Who Bragged About Killing Someone Was Assigned To Team Designed To 'Strengthen Community Trust'A Chicago Police Department (CPD) officer who bragged on camera about having killed someone spent months assigned to the department's team designed to improve police-community relations.
Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Arrested AgainJust two days after we heard her speak for the first time in an interview with CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards, serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman has been arrested again.
CBS 2 Investigators Exclusive: Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Explains How She Repeatedly Got Past Airport Security; 'The Story Is Crazy'For nearly 20 years, serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman baffled everyone. In a post 9/11 world, she flew the world over, she never had a ticket. The one thing she’s never done, is talk about it – in depth – until now.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Talks With Brad Edwards
What The CBS 2 Investigators Uncovered In 2020As we close out 2020 – a challenging year unlike anything we’ve seen before – we wanted to take a moment to focus on why what we do matters.
Remembering Theo: Super Mom Who Rescued Dog Who Stole Our Hearts With Bucket List Gets A Well-Earned SurpriseTheo was a rescue mutt who captured our hearts as he went viral with a bucket list. He died last week while we were putting together this story.
Theo, Dog With Terminal Cancer And A Bucket List Who Captured Our Hearts, Has DiedTheo, who was living out the rest of his life in doggie hospice with a loving couple in Crystal Lake, died on Friday. His owners said Theo suffered a seizure and had to be euthanized.
Getting Hosed: The City Makes Massive Errors On Water Bills For Metered AccountsFor years, the CBS 2 Investigators have exposed baffling gaffes in the bureaucracy that is the Chicago Department of Water Management: big, bad bills. By bad, we mean wrong.
Day Of Giving: Red Cross Has Stepped Up In Unprecedented YearIt has been an unprecedented year. But despite everything, the American Red Cross is still carrying out its missions - deploying 7,000 volunteers to help those impacted by disasters.