With Polar Plunge Out Because Of Pandemic, Ravenswood Bar Holds Beanbag Tournament For Special OlympicsGathering at the lake for a polar plunge just isn’t practical during the pandemic, so fundraisers have been adjusting this weekend.
United Airlines Hires Special Olympics Athletes As Service AmbassadorsUnited Airlines recently hired some special employees to help travelers navigate through O'Hare International Airport.
63,000 Rubber Ducks To Dive Into Chicago River For Ducky Derby Fundraiser For Special OlympicsThe 14th annual Ducky Derby on the Chicago River, which raises money for the Special Olympics, begins with a family festival at 10 a.m. near the Michigan Avenue bridge.
Special Olympics Student-Athletes Miss Games Because Buses Ordered By CPS Never ArrivedCPS said of the 100 buses they ordered to take student-athletes to the Special Olympics games Thursday, 12 never showed up.
Opening Ceremonies For Special Olympics CanceledOpening ceremonies for the Special Olympics were canceled today due to inclement weather.
Senator Dick Durbin Tells Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Planned Cuts To Special Olympics Get 'Gold Medal For Insensitivity'Amid revelations that the Trump administration would be proposing eliminating all funding for the Special Olympics, Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin chastised Secretary Betsy DeVos, saying the idea deserved a "Special Olympic gold medal for insensitivity."
Cubs Fan Meets Special Olympics Fundraising Goal, Sings At Cubs GameThe 30-year-old, who has Down Syndrome, earned the opportunity after he wrote a letter to Cubs owner, Tom Rickett, asking to sing if he raised at least $5,000 for Special Olympics.
Cubs Fan With Down Syndrome Sings Anthem At Wrigley After Meeting Fundraising GoalChicago Cubs fan Stefan Xidas had one wish: To sing the national anthem at Wrigley Field. And because he crushed his goal of raising $5,000 for the Special Olympics, his dream is coming true.
Missing Special Olympics Athlete FoundChicago Police say they have located the missing Special Olympics athlete.
Special Olympics Athlete From Bangladesh Still MissingPolice and Special Olympics officials are searching for a 22-year-old man with autism from Bangladesh.
Search Continues For Missing Special OlympianThe 22-year-old man with autism does not speak English. He was reported missing from the 100 block of East Delaware.
Chicago Police Search For Missing Autistic Man Chicago Police are searching for a high-risk missing person: a participant in the Special Olympics. The missing man vanished from the 100 block of East Delaware Place. He has autism and does not speak English.
Things To Do In Chicago This WeekendThere are many festivals and activities happening around the city and suburbs this weekend.
Special Olympics Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary In Chicago"They weren't a part of the community back then like they are today."
Special Olympics Celebrates 50 Years: 'We Don't Have Disabilities, We Have Differences'CBS 2’s Rob Johnson sat down with Burke as the world celebrates the Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary in Chicago.