Ahead Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, West Side Leaders Highlight Need For More Mental Health Care In Black CommunityMonday is the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, and a day before, a group West Side community leaders got a head start on the day of service that honors the Dr. King’s legacy.
'I Am Depressed And Defeated'; Dozens Contact CBS 2 About Missing Stimulus Checks"I don't want to start crying. I'm sorry."
COVID In Chicago: Roseland Community Hospital Deals With Fear Among Own Workers Of Getting VaccineSome health care workers who are eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine now are too scared to get the shot.
Why Are Fewer Than Half Of The COVID-19 Vaccines Sent To Illinois Being Administered?The rollout of COVID-19 vaccine is running slowly in Illinois and across the country – and on Monday, 5,059 new cases of the virus were confirmed.
Religious Leaders Call For Congressional Hearings About Wrong Raids By Chicago PoliceSome Chicago religious leaders are calling on Congress to hold hearings about the city’s wrong raids.
One Alderman Calls For Halt To No-Knock Warrants At City Council Committee Hearing, While Another Notes Anjanette Young Raid Didn't Involve OneThe Chicago City Council is now taking wrong raids by Chicago Police seriously, holding a hearing on the subject Tuesday.
Three Young Victims Of Gun Violence Among Hundreds Receiving Surprise Christmas GiftsFour hundred families were on the receiving end of a bounty: bikes, electronics, shoes, clothes.
Suburban Cook County Election Judges Hit With Last-Minute Paperwork To Get PaidHow would you like to work in a pandemic in a very public place – and not get paid? That is the story we’re hearing from several election judges in Cook County.
Northwestern Researchers Report Breakthrough Chest X-Ray Using AI To Detect COVID-19It could be a game-changer; a COVID-19 test that's cheaper and faster than the rest.
Advocate Health Sounds Alarm Amid Coronavirus Surge, Peak In Hospitalizations In IllinoisThe Advocate system includes 26 hospitals in Illinois and Wisconsin. Some big ones, such as Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, are sounding the alarm and are redeploying staff to care for many more patients.
Giving Back To Veterans Who Gave So Much To This Country; 'It's Our Duty'"It's really our time as citizens, all of us, to honor the service that they gave us, and the willingness to serve, back when they were young and strong."
People, Airlines Making Plans For The Thanksgiving; 'This Is Going To Be A Very Different For Holiday Travel'CBS 2's Jim Williams reported Tuesday evening on how people are changing their plans because of COVID.
GOP Candidate Jim Oberweis Declares Victory, But Democrat Lauren Underwood Does Not Concede In Tight 14th Congressional District RaceIllinois State Sen. Jim Oberweis, owner of Oberweis Dairy, declared victory Wednesday in his quest to unseat Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Illinois) in the 14th Congressional District.
Flying From California To Chicago To Cast A Ballot; 'I Didn't Want To Come Up Short By Not Doing It'"I have kids. My oldest son just turned 18. He voted. I just had to set the example. When I talked to my Marines, I tell them the same thing. Here is our obligation as an American to vote."
Wieboldt's Department Stores Are A Memory, But Wieboldt Foundation Is Still Giving Back To Chicago With New Man At HelmThe Wieboldt’s department store chain is familiar to longtime Chicagoans, but from no time recently – the stores all shut down more than three decades ago. But the Wieboldt family fortune is still helping the community, all these years later.