After A Harrowing 2020, Chicago's Loop Is Coming Back To LifeThe foot traffic speaks for itself – the Loop is inching toward normal. The Loop Alliance said office building capacity is getting higher by the week with 20 percent as of May 16, which means more downtown workers since the start of the pandemic.
2-Year-Old Boy Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound In JolietA 2-year-old boy died Wednesday morning after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Joliet, police say.
One Year After Unrest, Looting In Chicago: Path To Recovery Is A Greater Challenge For Some Areas Than OthersSunday marked one year since the height of unrest in downtown Chicago following the death of George Floyd.
One Year After Civil Unrest And Looting Engulfed Chicago, Some Business Districts Still StruggleOver several days beginning one year ago Saturday, Chicago saw unrest unlike anything we had seen in decades.
A Window Shattered And Sent Glass Down From A Luxury Streeterville High-Rise Last Weekend, And It's Far From The First TimeA window shattered high above a luxury Streeterville high-rise over the weekend, sending shards of glass raining onto the street below. As CBS 2's Marissa Parra has learned, it's not the first time.
Mayor Lightfoot's Proposal To Cut Off Retail Liquor Sales At 10 P.M. Does Not Sit Well With Some MerchantsA part of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chi Biz Strong initiative is kicking off a firestorm of debate. The mayor is proposing a permanent 10 p.m. cutoff for alcohol sales at liquor stores, grocery stores, and convenience stores.
CDC Says Masks No Longer Necessary For COVID-Vaccinated Americans, But Some Chicago Restaurants Say They'll Still Be Requiring ThemAs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask measures for vaccinated Americans, several private businesses in Chicago aren’t willing to do the same just yet.
Small Plane Lands On I-355 At 159th Street In New Lenox; Pilot, 3 Passengers Suffer InjuriesFour people suffered minor injuries on Thursday, when a small plane made an emergency landing on the Veterans Memorial Tollway in New Lenox.
Architecture Titan Helmut Jahn Killed In Bicycle Accident In Kane CountyArchitect Helmut Jahn, designer of Chicago's Thompson Center, was killed in a crash with two vehicles while bicycling in Campton Hills Saturday.
Shooting Suspect In Custody After Holding Police In Standoff For Nearly 17 Hours In Calumet City; Bishop Ford Freeway ReopensThe Bishop Ford Freeway was shut down in the south suburbs late Sunday, as a man barricaded himself in a mobile home after police said he shot another man, and then fired at officers.
Facebook Video Shows Aftermath Of Suspected Child Luring Attempt In Washington ParkA dramatic Facebook video shows the aftermath of what police call an attempted child luring incident.
Fireworks Return To Navy Pier Along With Visitors And Optimistic Business OwnersFireworks made a triumphant return to Navy Pier Saturday night after a year of pandemic darkness – with bursts of color lighting up the downtown sky.
Protests For Workers' Rights, Immigration Reform Held For May Day -- A Commemoration With Chicago RootsSaturday is May Day, or International Workers' Day – and that means protests in Chicago and cities around the country and beyond.
Fans To Be Allowed At Bulls, Blackhawks Games, City Loosening Indoor Restrictions As COVID Numbers ImproveMayor Lori Lightfoot is loosening the city's COVID-19 restrictions, allowing for fans to return to the United Center for Bulls and Blackhawks games, and allowing restaurants, theaters, and other businesses to serve more customers indoors.
Signs Of Hope At The Greater Chicago Food Depository As Demand Lowers, But Food Insecurity Still Higher Than Before PandemicThe coronavirus pandemic put a big strain on food pantries across the nation. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra had a look Wednesday at how Chicago is navigating the food crisis one year later, because it takes a lot to keep Chicagoans fed.