State Rep. Calls Foul Over IDES Having Claimants Fill Out Paperwork To Waive Demand To Return Overpaid BenefitsThousands of jobless Illinoisans are being ordered to pay up for an overpayment mistake by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Biggest COVID-19 Outbreak Yet At University Of Chicago; School Implements Remote Classes, RestrictionsAccording to a statement from the university, a "substantial number of cases among students living on-campus, distributed across multiple residence halls."
How Did Two Wrong-Way Drivers Get On Eisenhower Expressway Overnight And Cause Crashes That Left 5 Dead Altogether?Illinois State Police on Monday afternoon were trying to figure out how two wrong-way drivers ended up on the Eisenhower Expressway – causing crashes that left a total of five people dead.
After A Year Of Demanding Answers, CBS 2 Sits Down With Illinois Department Of Employment Security Acting Director Kristin Richards To Talk About What's Broken And How To Fix ItOn Thursday, the director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security finally agreed to sit down with CBS 2’s Tara Molina.
New Illinois State Rule Says People With Proof Of COVID Vaccination Don't Count Against Capacity Limits; Rule Still Under Review For City Of ChicagoYour completed vaccination card could be your key to bars, restaurants, and events.
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez Calls For Reimbursement For Bars, Restaurants That Had To Pay For Liquor Licenses They Couldn't Use When Shut Down For PandemicSo many Chicago restaurants and bars had to shut down during the beginning of the pandemic, but they still had to pay the city for a liquor license.
Music Business Owner On The Hook For $36,000 She Can't Afford After Mixup With PPP Loan; I Feel That I Was Misled'A woman who took out a loan trying to save her small business during the pandemic now says that loan could cause her to shut down.
Woman Says IDES Told Her Stimulus Meant End Of Unemployment Benefits; IDES Told Us It Was Probably A Scammer, But It Wasn'tA Chicago woman reached out to us after she said she got some bad information about her unemployment claim. Illinois Department of Employment Security representatives tried to blame it all on a possible scammer - but a scammer it was not.
Who Can Get COVID Vaccine Under Phase 1C In Chicago, And What Will Getting An Appointment Look Like?Starting in two weeks, a whole new group of people will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in Chicago.
DuPage County Man Has Had Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Made In His Name In Two Different States -- And He's Not AloneOne Chicago area man is facing multiple fraudulent unemployment claims – and is the victim of a new kind of unemployment fraud that is crossing state lines and affecting several states.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas Stands By Remarks That She Does Not Want To See A Target In Water Tower Place“Disgusting and embarrassing” – that is how Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas describes the possibility of a Target store replacing the iconic Macy’s on the Magnificent Mile.