60629 ZIP Code On Southwest Side Sees Alarming Rise In COVID-19 Positivity RateAn alarming jump in the coronavirus positivity rate has been seen in one specific Chicago ZIP code.
Mail-Sorting Machines Taken Out Of Service At Main Post Office, O'Hare, Union Rep SaysOn Monday, CBS 2 learned that mail-sorting machines are being taken out of service at Chicago’s Main Post Office west of the Loop and also at O’Hare International Airport.
Former Illinois Gov. James 'Big Jim' Thompson Dead At 84Former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson has died at the age of 84.
Misinformation May Have Led To Looting, But Englewood Residents Still Wary Of CPD: 'Nobody's Hearing It'The looting and destruction early Monday, hours after false social media posts said police had a shot a 15-year-old boy and shot his mother too. The suspect was actually 20. Police said he fired at officers first. His mother was not hurt.
Chicago Has Long History Of Civil Unrest, But Downtown Location Makes This Year DifferentThis has been a very tense time in Chicago, with first the pandemic and then major outbreaks of unrest, just two months apart. As CBS 2's Jim Williams noted Monday night, the city has lived through this before.
Chicago Landlord Upset Over Tenant's Refusal To Pay Rent, Says They're Taking Advantage Of Pandemic Moratoriums"If you can't pay the rent, if you need to move or make some other arrangements, then be an adult and work it out with the landlord."
University Of Illinois Installs COVID-Rules, Restrictions For The School Year"There's no 100% guarantee, though. So yes, the guidelines do make me feel maybe a little better, but not great."
Even With Precautions, COVID-19 Is Proving To Cause Major Difficulties For SportsA star of the Chicago Bears says he won't play in 2020 over health concerns.
CPS Gets Feedback Regarding Hybrid Learning Plans For The Fall"I want people to know we will not open school under circumstances if it is not safe to do so."
Chicago Park District Board Votes Unanimously To Rename Stephen A. Douglas Park After Frederick DouglassIt’s a landmark decision – the first time officials are removing the name of an historical figure from a Chicago park, and replacing it with another name.
No Workers At Oak Park Salon Because Of COVID-19 Fears; 'The Strain Is Enormous'"I think people have legitimate reason to be fearful to go back to jobs."
Stricter COVID-19 Rules Back For Chicago"On March 15 we had 135 employees. On March 17 we went down to three."
COVID-19 Cancels Chicago Marathon; 'It's The Right Call'"It'll be sadly missed but I do believe it is the right call."
Stopping Violence One Conversation At A Time"We're not the police and we're not trying to be the police. We're just trying to let them know that someone cares about you and we want to save to save our children."
'It Would Completely Kill It'; Chicago Hookah Lounge Owners Worried About Ordinance"For me personally, it would take a business I've worked incredibly hard, paid a lot of taxes over the years and employ a lot of people and it would completely kill it."