Exoneration Project Files Suit Over Concerns That DNA Evidence Is Not Making It Back To Wrongful ConvictsDNA is supposed to be the key to cracking criminal cases and exonerating those who are wrongfully convicted. But what if those DNA hits never get to the right people?
Are Travel Restrictions Coming Or Going To COVID-19 Hot Spots Effective?"Our goal is first of all to get this message out strongly that's really the most important thing. We want people to be thinking twice about whether now is a time to travel."
Parents Of 20-Month-Old Killed Plead For Justice 'CPD We Need Your Help'"Do ya'll know how it felt for me to identify my son at a morgue? My one-year-old baby, at a morgue."
Wanted: 18 Suspects In 53 Arsons During Widespread Looting And Civil Unrest In Chicago"Certain individuals acting on the peripheral of peaceful protests appeared to have started fires that caused extensive damage," U.S. Attorney John Lausch said.
Chicago Family Sues CPD After Vehicle Rolls Over Young Girl; 'Where Was The Help?'"Every time I see it, it breaks me down because I don't believe that this is my baby actually getting run over."
Critically Ill Man Who Needs Partner's Health Insurance Says He Got Runaround On Marriage Certificate, Until CBS 2 Stepped InDarien Means didn’t have time to waste after a difficult diagnosis, and he said he wasn’t getting any straight answers from the Clerk’s office until we got involved.
Doctor Who Survived COVID-19 Is Denied Opportunity To Donate Plasma Because He Is GayDr. Dillon Barron is a frontline emergency room doctor on the city’s North Side. He was also once a COVID-19 patient himself and has since recovered. But when he tried to donate his plasma to help save others, he was flat-out denied because he is gay.
Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart AgreesIn the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the increase in failure to monitor violent offenders.
CBS 2 Investigation: Birth And Death Certificates Being Processed After COVID-19 Shutdown"It's been almost three months. That's a long time to figure this out."
Sex Offenders In Chicago Given Grace Period To Update Registration Due To COVID-19, Victims Not PleasedSex offenders in Chicago are getting a literal get-out-of-jail-free card in some cases.
After Release Of Full Video Of Traffic Stop Incident That Sparked Outrage, Aurora Police Say There's More To StoryA 2.5-minute cellphone video of an Aurora traffic stop sparked outrage over the weekend.
Victims Of Identity Theft Also Targeted In IDES FraudAn IDES spokesperson said there are some things they do to try to stop it, including cross matching claimant information against wage records reported by employers, using new hire reports and tax returns.
Lollapalooza, Taste Of Chicago, Air & Water Show, Other Summer Festivals CanceledThe mayor's office said the city will instead produce a slate of more than 150 "reimagined summer events" this year, such as at-home dance parties, drive-in movies, and virtual concerts.
Some Aldermen Come Out In Favor Of 'Defunding The Police:' What Could It Mean In Chicago?“Defund the police” – it has become a popular chant from protesters.
High Speed Chase Victim Remembered By Family: 'I Want My Mom Back'"Now seeing the video of how it all happened, I have questions for that cop."