Mom Disturbed After Video Shows ComEd Truck Going Around School Bus With Stop Sign Out In LincolnshireThe rules of the road are meant to protect our kids when commuting to and from school – so if a school bus has a stop sign out on a two-lane road, you are to stop. But a north suburban mom said the driver of a utility truck did not do that when her student came home.
President Biden Restricts Travel From South Africa and 7 Other African Countries Due To New COVID Variant; Cook County Health Official Says New Variant Wasn't A ShockStarting Monday, the U.S. will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries. Officials say it's a decision made out of an abundance of caution, but the concern is real.
Salvation Army Gives Out Thousands Of Meals To Chicagoans In Need This ThanksgivingThe Salvation Army took on a mission to help those in need this Thanksgiving – with an effort to serve thousands of meals.
Program Brings On Teens Who Have Suffered Trauma To Make Wreaths For South Side StreetscapesIt's a sure symbol of the holidays - wreaths hung on light poles or front doors. And as CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reported Wednesday, if you pass through parts of the South Side, those decorations you're seeing are helping teens in need take control of their lives.
Jackson Sparks, 8, Becomes Sixth Victim To Die After SUV Plows Through Waukesha Christmas Parade, Bail For Suspect Darrell Brooks Set At $5 MillionA child has become the sixth victim to die after a vehicle plowed through the Christmas Parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Tuesday, prosecutors said at the bond hearing for suspect Darrell Brooks.
5 Dead, 48 Injured After SUV Plows Into Waukesha Christmas Parade; Darrell Brooks Faces Five Counts Of MurderA 39-year-old man is facing five counts of murder, after plowing into the Waukesha Christmas Parade on Sunday, killing five people and injuring more than 40 others.
While Kids Ages 5 To 11 Are Now Getting COVID-19 Vaccine, Experts Urge Caution For Thanksgiving GatheringsWhile the White House said about 10 percent of 5- to 11-year-olds in the U.S. have already had their COVID-19 vaccine shot, CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reported Thursday night that everyone needs to be cautious – as COVID-19 cases among school-age kids has kicked up.
Alton Spann, 18, Charged With Murder Of University Of Chicago Graduate Dennis Shaoxiong ZhengAn 18-year-old suspect has been charged in the murder of University of Chicago graduate Dennis Shaoxiong Zheng this week.
Body Found In Pond In Northwest Indiana Positively Identified As 1-Year-Old Jaclyn 'Angel' DobbsA body found in a retention pond Northwest Indiana on Thursday afternoon has now been positively identified as that of 1-year-old Jaclyn “Angel” Dobbs - who had been missing since her mother was found dead in Wheeling earlier this week.
Travis Scott Had Long History Of Inciting Chaos At Concerts Before Houston Stampede, Including 2015 Incident At LollapaloozaTravis Scott has a long history with crowd control and violence. As CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reported Monday night, that history includes a stop at Grant Park for Lollapalooza six years ago that ended with the rapper in handcuffs.
Woman Tells Harrowing Story After She Was Brutally Attacked By Man She'd Moved Away From On Green Line TrainAn evening commute on Chicago’s Green Line left a woman bloodied and battered, and the person who did it is still walking freely.
Woman Says She Was Conned By Scammers On Facebook, And Social Media Giant Won't Remove PostMany problems have plagued Facebook for years – and those problems are still claiming victims in Chicago. Among those problems are scam artists, who impersonate people to con money out of those people’s family and friends. CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra talked to an Ashburn neighborhood woman who had a warning Monday night.
Community Groups Hold Positive Programming On Halloween Night In Hyde Park, As Community Hopes To Avoid Mayhem Of Years PastIn past years, some people have used Halloween night as an opportunity to stir up some real-life trouble, and even violence. As CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reported Sunday night, community groups this year are taking steps to prevent that - and make sure everyone is celebrating safely.
Chicago Communities Go Extra Mile To Ensure Safety For Kids, Teens, And Adults This HalloweenNeighborhoods across the city were actively working this Halloween to make sure celebrations would be safe after little kids were finished trick-or-treating.
Chicago Firefighters' Union Says City's COVID Vaccine Mandate Has 28 Firefighters, Paramedics Sitting Out, And It Could Mean Staffing Shortages And Safety ConcernsThere were worries late Thursday that the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate could be creating safety concerns with the Chicago Fire Department.