Many Chicago Carjacking Arrests Involve Juveniles -- Are Penalties Sufficient To Solve Problem?Carjackings have pretty much dominated our headlines over the last few months, and the CBS 2 Investigators have learned the majority of the arrests have involved juveniles.
Carjacking Epidemic In Chicago Isn't Letting Up, And Residents Say It Can't Be Allowed To Get WorseThis past weekend saw another rash of violent carjackings across the city – and that came after 2020 saw a jump of more than 135 percent in the number of carjackings compared to the year before.
New Calls Issued To Relax Indoor Dining Restrictions -- Has Ban Actually Led To Drop In COVID-19 Infections?There were renewed calls Tuesday to relax the indoor dining ban in Illinois, which has prohibited patrons from eating inside restaurants since the end of October.
Victim's Family Wants To Know Why It Took Hours To Catch Up To Jason Nightengale Amid Weekend Shooting SpreeThe list of questions was growing Monday about the weekend shooting spree that spanned the city, and left three people dead and four others hurt, before Jason Nightengale was shot and killed by Evanston police.
Some CPS Teachers Refusing To Return To Classrooms Over COVID Safety Concerns; 'The Fear Of Losing Our Jobs Is Real'“The fear of losing our jobs is real. Many of us are the sole income earners in our homes, but the threat of this virus is greater than that fear,” teacher Lori Torres said.
Despite Order From State Board, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Says It's Still Planning To CloseDespite a vote last week that Mercy Hospital & Medical Center could not close, staff members said plans to do so are still in the works.
Paperwork For Warrant That Led To Raid Where Anjanette Young Was Handcuffed Naked Shows Inconsistencies, Conflicting InformationIt is safe to say that in the Anjanette Young case, police did not follow their own directives.
Amid Fallout Over Anjanette Young Incident, Attorney Says It's 'Beyond Disappointing' That City Hasn't Responded To CPD Consent Decree Enforcement ActionThe city’s Law Department has not responded to a 14-page enforcement action sent to the city more than four months ago by a group of lawyers instrumental in the Chicago Police Department consent decree - demanding an end to the pattern that we had documented of “abusive” search warrant tactics.
Anjanette Young Incident Fits In With Clear And Distinct Pattern Of Wrong Police RaidsIt has now become a national story – Chicago Police broke down the door of an innocent woman, Anjanette Young, who was naked as they handcuffed her.
COPA Employee Arrested, Released Without Charges In Connection With Looting And Burglary, Sources SaySources told CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey the COPA employee was arrested in August in connection to burglary and looting.
CTA Warns Of Massive, Across-The-Board Cuts If Federal Funding Doesn't Come ThroughThe Chicago Transit Authority on Tuesday was warning of massive, across-the-board cuts.
After Already Being Subject Of CBS 2 Investigation For Dubious COVID-19-Fighting Light Gadget, Fam Mirza Returns With Another OneA Chicago inventor reached out to us, boasting about his little light gadget that will zap germs in your purse. We did a double-take, because we have heard this pitch before.
COVID In Illinois: Expert Says Ambitious Federal Timeline For Getting Out Coronavirus Vaccine Is PossibleAn ambitious timeline has been set up to get out a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 Surging In Chicago Area Nursing Homes Again, And Some Say State Is Not Doing EnoughCOVID-19 cases are again surging in Chicago area nursing homes, and workers in the facilities are in dire need of emergency supplies.
U.S. Customs And Border Protection Seizes More Than $1.6M In Fake Money Headed To Joliet From UkraineMore than $1.6 million in fake money has been intercepted over the last month from shipments originating in Ukraine and destined for, of all places, Joliet.