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.
More And More Chicago Bars, Restaurants, And Other Businesses Are Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination For EntryA growing number of city businesses are starting to require proof of vaccination before entry.
Bud Billiken Parade Returns To Bronzeville After One-Year Hiatus, With COVID-19 Vaccination Available“Back to school, back to life, and back to Bud Billiken” – that was the theme of this year’s famed Bud Billiken Parade on the South Side, which returned this year after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lightfoot, Arwady: Masks Are Needed Indoors For Now Amid Rising COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases, But Vaccines Work, And It's Time To Get Vaccinated NowMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady said Sunday that it is important now for everyone to wear a mask – vaccinated or not – amid rising COVID-19 rates driven by the especially contagious Delta variant, but also emphasized that it is unvaccinated people, not vaccinated people, who are most at risk.