ONLY ON 2: Two Brothers Claim Father Michael Pfleger Abused Them As Boys, Say They Could No Longer Keep Their SecretIt has been three weeks since the Rev. Michael Pfleger's removal from St. Sabina’s parish, pending an investigation into allegations of past sexual abuse. CBS 2 has learned two people now claim Pfleger abused them.
City Lights Go Dark For COVID-19 Victims As Mayor Lightfoot Expresses Hope That Biden Administration Can Help End PandemicLights around the city went dark, health care workers stopped for a moment of silence, and candles burned in memoriam Tuesday evening for victims of COVID-19.
Chicago Teachers Union Could Call For Strike Authorization Vote As Dispute With CPS Reopening Plan ContinuesChicago Teachers Union leadership could soon ask its 25,000 members to authorize a strike as it continues to pressure the Chicago Public Schools for an agreement on a safe reopening plan for the district.
Dolton Village Trustee Tiffany Henyard Gives Away Gas For Free Amid Run For Mayor; Spokesperson Denies It's For VotesIt’s campaign season in south suburban Dolton, and one mayoral candidate kicked it off by giving away gas for free.
Springfield Prepares For Possible Armed Protests Ahead Of Inauguration, But All Quiet So Far This WeekendCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports only about a dozen protesters showed up for what was dubbed the “Save Our State” rally at noon outside the Illinois State Capitol complex.
Illinois Residents Now Receiving Fraudulent Change-Of-Address Letters Thanks To Unemployment Scammers; Anti-Fraud Task Force LaunchedOne of the biggest problems faced by the Illinois Department of Employment Security continues to be skyrocketing fraud claims.
Rep. Emanuel 'Chris' Welch Elected Illinois House Speaker, Taking Gavel From Embattled Michael MadiganSources told CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov that Welch has secured the necessary votes from House Democrats to win the speakership when the new Illinois General Assembly is sworn in Wednesday afternoon.
Chicago Firefighters Who Got COVID-19 Say They Were Told It Is Not Considered An On-The-Job IllnessHundreds of Chicago firefighters who got COVID-19 said they were stunned when they were told it is not considered an on-the-job illness.
Rep. Emanuel 'Chris' Welch Emerges As Frontrunner To Replace Speaker Michael MadiganWelch joined the race for Speaker on Monday after Madigan suspended his own campaign and challenged the House Democratic Caucus to "work to find someone, other than me, to get 60 votes for Speaker.”
Kinzinger Becomes First Republican To Demand Trump Be Removed From Office; Joins Illinois Democrats In Call To Invoke 25th Amendment“It’s time to invoke the 25th Amendment and to end this nightmare," Kinzinger said.
Rep. Mike Quigley Tells Story Of Horror And Chaos As Trump Supporters Stormed U.S. Capitol U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois) on Wednesday shared a harrowing story of escaping from House chambers as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol on Wednesday.
Chicago Police Sergeant Who Works To Solve And Prevent Carjackings Charged With DUI -- And Not For First TimeCarjackings in Chicago are out of control, and one police sergeant whose job it is to crack down on those carjackings has found himself in trouble of his own – charged with drunken driving.
Chicago Teachers Union A Step Closer To Strike Vote Over Concerns About COVID Safety In CPS SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union is one step closer to a strike vote over what they call the unsafe return to school buildings.
Mayor Lightfoot Meets For First Time With Anjanette Young, Who Was Handcuffed Naked In Botched Police RaidMayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday met with Anjanette Young, the woman who was handcuffed naked during a botched raid by Chicago Police.
City Releases More Than 150 Pages Of Documents About Anjanette Young Raid; Emails Show Mayor Lightfoot Knew About Raid In 2019Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office on Wednesday released several staff emails and other documents related to the city’s response to the botched police raid in which Anjanette Young was handcuffed naked in her home.