'I Get To Open Up My Doors': New Chicago Program Helps Businesses Move Into New Spaces"Any business owner that’s looking to go into business right now, or has passion to bring the community, go for it. The city really is being supportive."
City Of Chicago Workers Must Have COVID-19 Vaccine By Mid October, Lightfoot SaysAll city workers will be required to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 15, Mayor Lightfoot said Wednesday.
After Finding Out City's $33 Million Contract With ShotSpotter Was Quietly Renewed, Some Aldermen Want To Make Sure Nothing Like It Happens Again Without ReviewThe ShotSpotter system is supposed to help police track gunshots around the city, and our investigators spent months asking if the multimillion-dollar contract for the system would be renewed. Last week, we learned the contract with ShotSpotter already had been renewed – and almost no one knew it.
City Of Chicago Launches Five-Week 'Hire Chicago' Program To Put People On Paths To New CareersThe City of Chicago has launched a new website to put you on the path to a new career.
Bronzeville Woman Pays Plumber To Fix Sewage Backup, Only To Find Out It Was On City PropertyA CBS 2 viewer contacted us after she got fed up with raw sewage seeping into her Bronzeville home. But when she tried to fix it, she ran into costly trouble – and she now has a warning for others.
City Hall Reopens To General Public In Chicago After 16 MonthsCity Hall has reopened to the general public after 16 months of restricted access due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Tuesday.
'Assemble Chicago' Winner Announced To Create Multi-Use SpacesThe project includes a 20-story 100% affordable high-rise, a food hall for minority owned restaurants, a non-profit office space, a grocer and wellness clinic.
City Of Chicago Commemorates JuneteenthJune 19 will be a paid holiday for Cook County and state of Illinois workers.
Crowds Are Turning Out In Chicago Again, But COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Remains UnsteadySunshine, smiles, and the feeling of success – more and more people are venturing out after a year-plus in lockdown. But is the public too confident?
ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection Technology Has Become A Crucial Police Tool In Chicago, But Is It Worth The $33 Million The City Is Paying?CBS 2 has dug into Chicago's contract with ShotSpotter - a high-tech gunshot detection system that can alert police of potential gunfire in seconds.
Chicago HomeMod Program Has Dozens Of Openings For Disabled Residents In Need Of Home ModificationsThe City of Chicago dedicated $1.5 million this year for home modification projects for disabled residents – and they're looking to spend the money.
United Center COVID-19 Vaccination Site To Switch To Single-Shot Johnson & Johnson VaccineThe United Center mass-vaccination site will be switching later this month to single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines for all walk-in appointments.
DOJ Moves To Intervene In Lawsuit Against City Of Chicago Claiming Crosswalk Signals Are Not Accessible For The Visually ImpairedThe U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday moved to intervene in a disability discrimination lawsuit against the City of Chicago, over the failure to install accessible pedestrian signals at crosswalks that can be heard or felt by those who can’t see walk lights.
City Of Chicago Has Brought In Outside Counsel In Anjanette Young Wrong Raid CaseThe City of Chicago has retained outside counsel in the case of Anjanette Young, the social worker who is suing the city after she was handcuffed naked in a botched police raid two years ago.
Thousands More Illinois Residents Eligible For COVID Vaccine Beginning Monday, But Different Rules For Different Jurisdictions Leave Many ConfusedThousands more people are eligible to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday in suburban Cook County and around Illinois.