18,165 People In Illinois Are Stuck Waiting Out Penalty Weeks Before Getting Unemployment BenefitsWorkers lose jobs when businesses can’t keep their doors open, and the Illinois unemployment system is having a hard time keeping up with claims.
Illinois Again Flooded With New Unemployment Claims, Many Still Can't Access BenefitsThe number of people out of work continues to climb amid the coronavirus crisis, and the new numbers issued Thursday reflect that.
More Unemployed Illinoisans Come Forward After Single Mom Is Denied Benefits Due To Past OverpaymentCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov on Tuesday uncovered the reason why one woman is not getting any unemployment money, and on Wednesday, others reached out.
Single Mom Denied Unemployment For 20 Weeks Because Of Penalty For Issue She Had 2 Years AgoA struggling single mom told us Tuesday night that she is out of cash - but the state is putting her money on hold for months.
Woman Fears She May Lose Unemployment Benefits For Refusing Aramark Job She Thought Was DangerousA woman is afraid she will get kicked off unemployment benefits because she refused a job that she feared could put her health in danger.
Interim Chicago Police Supt. Charlie Beck Reflects On His Time With Chicago Police As He Prepares To Move OnWednesday marked five months to the day since Charlie Beck was given the job as Chicago’s interim police superintendent.
Mayor Lightfoot Criticized After Post Shows Her Getting Haircut During Stay-At-Home OrderMayor Lori Lightfoot has been adamant that people stay home and socially distance for weeks. But a social media post from the woman who cut the mayor’s hair this weekend has some wondering if Lightfoot is saying one thing and doing another.
As Unemployment Surges During COVID-19 Pandemic, Many Illinoisans Say They Still Can't Reach State For BenefitsCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov on Thursday examined the growing frustration from some people trying to get help amid surging unemployment.
Some Chicagoans Say Problems With Mail Meant Their Primary Ballots Weren't CountedThere was frustration and fallout from some Chicago voters after finding out their mail-in ballots were rejected – when they thought they had done everything right.
Gov. JB Pritzker Extends 'Stay At Home' Order And COVID-19 School Closings Through The End Of AprilPritzker's "stay at home" order has been in effect since the evening of March 21, requiring everyone in Illinois to stay indoors, except for essential trips to get groceries, medical supplies, to see a doctor, or for brief exercise outdoors.
Few Seen In Chicago Breaking The Governor's 'Stay At Home' OrderMayor Lightfoot said police issued several more warnings Thursday, but no new tickets or arrests
Three More Coronavirus Cases Confirmed For Chicago Police DepartmentPolice have said district stations are being cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis, with special attention paid to high-traffic areas.
Coronavirus In Chicago: 6 CPD Officers, 5 Members Of CFD Test Positive For COVID-19“All of them are in great spirits, and tremendous people. They’re very, very brave. They want to get through this and back to work, every one of them,” Police Supt. Charlie Beck said.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts President Donald Trump For 'Reckless' Comments On Pandemic, Following President's Call To Have Country 'Open By Easter'“It’s clear to me the federal government is not going to help us.  They are not the cavalry," she said.
Parking Tickets During COVID-19 Pandemic; 'Feels Like A Kick In The Pants'The $70 tickets were just another hardship for the brothers after being forced to layoff most of their staff due to restaurants being closed.