Cook County Public Guardian Says State Health Care Change Could Put 18,000 Foster Kids At RiskMedical care for 18,000 foster children is at risk, according to Cook County Public Guardian Charles Golbert.
New York State Passed Legislation To Waive Penalty Weeks For Unemployment Recipients; Lawmaker There Says Illinois Should Do SamePenalty weeks are keeping thousands of laid-off workers from getting their unemployment checks. And meanwhile, as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Tuesday, other states have found a way around the problem.
Heartbreak After 17-Year-Old Activist Caleb Reed Is Found Shot DeadCaleb Reed was just 17 years old, trying to change lives in the city’s Black and Latinx communities. On Monday night, police were trying to find his killer.
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.
Activists: Mercy Hospital Closing Will Create Health Care Desert For Bronzeville
Illinois Lawmakers Say ICE Detention Center In Dwight Would Be Illegal, But Plans Are Going Ahead AnywayPlans to build a sprawling federal immigration center 90 miles southwest of Chicago are moving forward. But there is one big problem.
Couple Says Alderman Is Unfairly Blocking Them From Opening South Shore Event SpaceA Chicago couple said Monday night that their alderman is holding their dreams hostage.
With Federal Stimulus Ending, Some Are More Worried Than Ever About Getting Illinois Unemployment Benefits They're OwedAnalysts expect more than $1 million new claims when the report is released Thursday morning, and that could only make it worse for people still struggling to get benefits they are owed.
Some Chicago Parks Closed Because Of COVID-19, But Not Everyone Knows Which Ones"We, as employees, are not being notified."
City Council Committee Willing To Pay $500,000 To Keep Decades Of Police Misconduct Under WrapsThe city has kept decades of police misconduct records under wraps, and is now willing to pay half a million dollars of your taxpayer money to keep it that way.
Feds' ComEd Bribery Case Implicates Mike Madigan; Speaker's Office Subpoenaed; Governor Says Madigan 'Must Resign' If Allegations Are TrueFollowing months of speculation about a wide-ranging investigation, federal prosecutors have charged ComEd with a yearslong bribery scheme that implicates Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and his associates.
'I Would Give My Life To Have A.J. Back;' JoAnn Cunningham Tearfully Begs For MercyThere was testimony about one of several police visits to the family's Crystal Lake home prior to AJ's murder, which exhibited clear signs of abuse, drugs and neglect. Prosecutors showed pictures from inside the cluttered, dirty home, including some of AJ's crib in a filthy room with a padlock on the door to lock him inside.
Retiring First Deputy Police Supt. Anthony Riccio Talks Candidly About Crime And RaceAnthony Riccio has served nine police superintendents in Chicago, and he has seen a lot over the years. But now, the Chicago police first deputy superintendent is retiring.
Backlog In Cook County Circuit Courts May Be Relieved Soon"We don't have the push of the courts to keep cases moving."
Lightfoot: Effective Monday, Travelers Coming Into Chicago From States With COVID-19 Surges Must Self-Quarantine For 14 Days“This order is another important measure in helping us further contain the spread of COVID-19 in Chicago.”