Constituent Says She And Others Were Kicked Out Virtual Meeting With Embattled Ald. Jim Gardiner, And Alderman Isn't Providing AnswersEmbattled Northwest Side Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) is not only refusing to answer tough questions from constituents about his conduct – he is once again kicking them out of public meetings.
North Side Condo Building Residents Alarmed By Mail Thefts Apparently Committed Using A Master KeyOne key fits all – and it’s a big problem for residents of a Chicago condo building where people keep having their mail stolen.
West Town Pizzeria Owner Couldn't Open This Past Weekend Due To Labor Shortage, And He's Far From Alone With The ProblemMany business owners say finding new employees is harder than it has ever been, and economists say there is no sign of that changing anytime soon.
Concerns Mount About Public Safety With CPD Officers Being Stripped Of Police Powers For Not Complying With COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting RulesThe Chicago Police Department late Monday was still tabulating how many officers have been stripped of their police powers because they did not report their COVID-19 vaccination status to the city.
Lightfoot Not Backing Down From Vaccine Reporting Deadline For City Workers, Despite Police Union Threatening DefianceThe stare-down between the mayor and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is fueling concerns that Chicagoans’ safety might be put at risk.
Burnout And Low Turnout Of Applicants Leaving CPD With Officer Shortage; 'People Don't Want To Be The Police'CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov talked with one ex-officer about the decision to leave CPD for a smaller police department.
President Biden Visits Elk Grove Village To Promote Business Vaccine Mandates“There is no other way to beat the pandemic than to get the vast majority of the American people vaccinated,” Biden said.
Cook County Prosecutors Have Declined Felony Charges In Schaumburg Stabbing, West Side Shootout, Initially Citing 'Mutual Combat' But Later Revising ReasoningTwo recent Cook County criminal cases – one involving a shootout, the other a deadly stabbing – ended with a similar result of no felony charges at all.
Illinois Supreme Court To Hear Case Seeking To Get Decades Of Chicago Police Misconduct Records ReleasedA significant step has been made in a man’s fight to get decades of Chicago Police misconduct records released.
From Smashing Up Restrooms To Slapping Teachers, Schools Deal With Dangerous And Illegal TikTok ChallengesYou've probably seen some of the TikTok challenges people have been undertaking on video this year – and some of them have been downright dangerous.
After 22 Years Of 'Psychological Torture' In Solitary Confinement, Anthony Gay Fights For State Law Restricting Its UseAn Illinois man is fighting against so-called psychological torture – after a minor probation violation first sent him to prison for seven years, and then a fight behind bars led to a 22-year nightmare in solitary confinement. Now out, Anthony Gay told CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov why he is fighting for a law to keep others from enduring the same fate.
R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering TrialJurors began deliberations last Friday after hearing six weeks of testimony from 50 witnesses, including 45 for the prosecution.
City Leaders Hope New Campaign Will Boost Vaccination Rate, But Health Professionals Say It Will Take TimeChicago city leaders hope a new campaign will boost COVID-19 vaccination rates. But health professionals say it is still going to take time.
Judge Won't Back Down In Effort To Get Kids In Care Of DCFS Out Of Limbo In Psych Wards, Temporary SheltersHundreds of children who can’t go home to their families have instead been left in psych wards for months.
A Day After Plainfield Mom Told CBS 2 She Was Keeping Her Special-Needs Son At Home Because Of School Bus Driver Shortage And Long Commute, District 202 Contacts Her With SolutionsA day after a Plainfield mother told CBS 2 she was keeping her special-needs son home from school because a bus driver shortage had stretched the commute time to four hours, the school district emailed her offering solutions.