State Rep. Jonathan 'Yoni' Pizer Says He Got Unemployment Debit Card In Mail That He Never RequestedState Rep. Jonathan “Yoni” Pizer (D-Chicago), representing the 12th House District, said he received an unemployment benefits debit card he never asked for just Wednesday.
UIC Prepares To Begin Phase III Trial Of Moderna Coronavirus VaccineA key to ending the coronavirus pandemic is to create an effective vaccine and give it to as many people as possible.
Chicago Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady Talks About Rise In Coronavirus Cases, Ways ForwardWith concerns mounting as COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Chicago – particularly among 18- to 29-year-olds, Chicago Department of Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady joined CBS 2 Wednesday to about what kind of actions will be coming if problems persist.
West Side Businesses Face Major Challenges After Weekend LootingBusiness owners on the city’s West Side were devastated by looting and vandalism over the weekend, and face major challenges in restoring and reopening.
CBS 2's Irika Sargent Co-Hosting 'The Talk' On CBS WednesdayA familiar face will join "The Talk" on Wednesday.
Doctors Worry As Children Are Not Being Brought In For Immunizations During Coronavirus PandemicThe coronavirus certainly is not the only big concern for doctors right now. People just aren’t going to the doctor at all – and that is creating a whole new problem, especially for children.
City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin Encourages Small Businesses To Apply For City Loans As Deadline ApproachesThe $100 million Chicago Resiliency Fund is meant to throw businesses a lifeline, and the deadline to apply for a grant is coming up on Friday.
Dentist Frustrated At Being Denied Paycheck Protection Program Loan When Big Chain Restaurants Got MillionsDr. Liana Tremmel, a dentist, was denied a PPP loan for her Regency Dental Care.
Illinois Has Spent $168.5 On COVID-19 Fight Since March 24; Comptroller Susana Mendoza Explains How Budgeting WorksA total of $168.5 million in taxpayer money has been spent since March 24 battling the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois alone.
Many People Furious After Plano Auto Dealership Sends Out Mailer Stamped, 'COVID-19 Stimulus Assistance'With so many people unemployed, getting a letter in the mail stamped, “COVID-19 stimulus assistance” might give some a little hope. But it turns out the mailer was a sales pitch from a local car dealer.
During COVID-19 Crisis, Medline Pivots To Sterilizing N95 MasksNorth suburban medical equipment sterilization company Medline is transitioning its operations to sterilize N95 masks and send them out to medical providers.
Medical Students Launch Drive To Collect Personal Protective Equipment For Health Care Workers On COVID-19 Front LinesThey’re not ready to work on the front lines just yet, but some medical students from Northwestern University are not letting that stop them from joining in the push to help protect our doctors and nurses.
Local COVID-19 Patient Says He Felt Like His Body Was On FireAmong the more than 2,500 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Illinois is Bob Lamprou, in his late 40s and by all accounts healthy.
What Kind Of Penalties Could Jussie Smollett Face If Convicted?Jussie Smollett could face a range of consequences if he is convicted of the new indictment issued against him, CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller explained Tuesday evening.
100 Days In: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Talks Property Taxes, Wrong Raids By Police, And What She's Learned In OfficeAs Mayor Lori Lightfoot completed her first 100 days in office Tuesday, she took credit for a renewed focus on the city’s neighborhoods and people – and weighed in on negotiations with teachers, crime and, and the repeated problem of police raiding the wrong homes.