Lakefront Restaurants And Concessions Reopening, But Chicago Beaches Still ClosedThe Chicago Park District confirmed lakefront restaurants and concession stands were given permission to reopen this week, after being forced to close the past few months due to the pandemic.
Ladelle Carpenter, 24, Charged In Lawndale Double HomicideLadelle Carpenter, 24, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Quincy Ferguson and Darren Sims, both 28, according to Chicago police.
Chicago Police Officer Shot In Chin During Shootout With Suspect Last Week Out Of Medically-Induced ComaThree officers were shot on Thursday outside the Grand Central District police station, when a handcuffed suspect managed to get his hands in front of him, and pull out a gun he had concealed during his arrest.
Puerto Rico Joins 22 States On Chicago's COVID-19 Travel Order, Requiring 14-Day Self-QuarantinePuerto Rico joins 22 states on the emergency travel order list, requiring people to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Chicago from COVID-19 hot spots.
Despite Months Of Complaints From Neighbors, Late Night Parties Continue In Bronzeville Near 41st Street Lake Shore Drive BridgeCBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas first reported on the issues last fall, but now, in a pandemic, the pop-up parties have an added danger.
8-Year-Old Boy Critically Injured In Fall From Window In Washington ParkPolice said the boy fell from the window of a third-floor apartment near 52nd and Prairie shortly before 11 p.m.
Lovelle Jordan Charged With 6 Counts Of Attempted Murder After Shooting 3 CPD Officers Outside Northwest Side Police StationCPD Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan said Lovelle Jordan had been arrested Thursday morning in the Austin neighborhood, and had hidden a gun in his crotch, and used it to open fire on police when they brought him to the station.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Appoints Matthew Beaudet As Buildings Commissioner, City's First Native American Department HeadBeaudet had been serving as the acting commissioner since the retirement of Judy Frydland last month.
City Keeps Turning Down Bronzeville Residents' Bids To Buy And Spruce Up Vacant Lots On Their BlockTammy Winchester said she and neighbors have spent their own money to clean the lots for years, but instead of complaining all that time, “we’ve tried to buy these lots and we’ve been denied.”
Three CPD Officers Wounded In Shootout With Carjacking Suspect At Grand Central District Station; Gunman Also Shot, 2 Other Officers Suffer Chest PainsA Chicago police officer has been shot, and is being taken to a hospital Thursday morning.
Chicago Board Of Election Commissioners' Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19; Offices ClosedOfficials said limited phone, email, and online voter assistance would be available, with staff working remotely.
CPD Deputy Chief Dion Boyd Found Dead In Apparent Suicide At Homan Square Police FacilityPolice sources told the CBS 2 Investigators that Boyd's colleagues were trying unsuccessfully to get reach him on his cell phone when he was discovered in his office. It's unclear exactly when he died.
1 Killed, 3 Injured When Driver Runs Red Light In North Lawndale, Causing 4-Car CrashPolice said a 77-year-old man driving south on Homan Avenue ran a red light shortly after 8 a.m., colliding with three other vehicles headed east on Ogden Avenue.
Wisconsin, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska Added To Chicago's Travel Quarantine OrderTravelers coming in from those four states will be included in the order, which requires travelers from COVID-19 hot spots to self quarantine for 14 days upon arriving in Chicago.
Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against ComEd In Wake Of Bribery SchemeThe company has admitted attempting to influence legislation regarding the regulatory process that determines the rates it is allowed to charge customers for electricity.