Father-Son Duo Creates Conveyor Belt To Safely Deliver Halloween Treats During PandemicIt was a candy drop like you’ve never seen. A River Forest lawn became a Halloween hit during the pandemic, because it allowed kids to get candy from a distance. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra tells us how the father son duo who created it is back at it again this year.
One Year After Launching New Store During Pandemic, Sally's Nuts To Celebrate 'Grand Opening' In Highland ParkAs shops shuttered around them in 2020, Kari Guhl and her mother, Sally Schoch, did the unthinkable, and opened their own store.
Riggs, Kenosha County Sheriff's K-9 Shot By Chicago Homicide Suspect, Is Released From Veterinary Hospital To ApplauseNo one was sure what to expect when Riggs the police K-9 was rushed to the veterinary trauma center in Buffalo Grove days ago. On his way out, he was given a hero’s welcome.
Jubilant And Inspired Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA ChampionshipThe mood was electric in the South Loop near the Wintrust Arena Sunday afternoon, as anticipation turned to jubilation for the WNBA Champion Chicago Sky.
City Officials, Community Leaders Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu ShotsTen months after the first COVID-19 vaccinations were given to Americans, the city and country are entering a new phase as the booster shot becomes available.
Facing Shortage Of Drivers, Trucking Companies Offering Big Incentives To Lure New HiresTrucking companies are upping the pay to make the jobs more enticing.
Woman Dead After SUV Is Hit By A Car From Which Someone Was Firing A Gun In North CenterPolice early Sunday saw someone firing a gun out of a car in the North Center community, before that car crashed into a sport-utility vehicle and left a woman dead.
Robbins Police Officers Say They're Taking A Stand In Walkout, Call For Higher Pay, More ResourcesPolice officers in south suburban Robbins said Saturday that they are “taking a stand” in what some call a blue flu.
Isabel Hernandez Of Pilsen Builds Ofrenda Three Times Her Size For 250 Families Ahead Of Día De MuertosDia de Muertos is one of Mexico’s biggest holidays, where people honor lost loved ones. It traditionally involves an altar, but one woman in Pilsen is taking the celebration to the next level.
Pilsen Artists Seeking To Preserve Neighborhood History By Restoring Street MuralsTake a stroll around Pilsen and one thing that stands out: vibrant murals on the walls of many buildings. For neighbors, they're more than just paint. They tell the story of the streets.
'I Would Do It Again:' Chicago Woman Gives Kidney To A Stranger, Saves His LifeHow often do you notice flyers on bulletin boards, or decals on a passing car? As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported Thursday, the answer might just mean the difference between life and death. And it did for two total strangers in Chicago who are now connected by a special gift of a donated kidney.
CPS Families Plan 'Sick-Out,' Call For Remote Learning Options Amid COVID-19 Worries; Waukegan School Families Also Want Remote OptionsPublic schools in and outside Chicago have faced criticism from some parents over measures taken to keep kids safe from COVID-19.
Veterans Honor The Fallen Of 9/11 And War In Afghanistan With 13-Mile Ruck March On LakefrontToday we remember 9/11, but for U.S. service members, it’s a day that has a whole new meaning this year.
Antiviolence Advocates Fast, Pray, And Plead For Help Amid Labor Day Weekend Spike In Chicago Gun ViolenceSpikes in violence are typical during holiday weekends, and this Labor Day weekend in Chicago has been no exception.
United Center To Require Proof Of Full COVID Vaccination Or Negative COVID Test For All EventsThe United Center will require proof of a COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test for all events.