Illinois Department Of Employment Security Admits To Monthlong Callback Wait Times; State Rep. Says Methods Must ChangeThe Illinois Department of Employment Security is finally admitting that callback times are getting worse, not better.
Cariacature Artist, Substitute Teacher Says She Keeps Trying To Reach Illinois Unemployment Office -- Only To Have Calls DroppedWe are still hearing from people who can’t get help with unemployment because of issues at the state level.
Rideshare Driver Says She Was Carjacked, Attacked By 14-Year-Old Girl Now Charged In Multiple CarjackingsAuthorities say a 14-year-old girl was behind at least four carjackings in Chicago.
'She Didn't Deserve This:' Reward Offered For Information On Shooter Of 11-Year-Old Ny-Andra DyerPolice recovered a handgun near the scene, along with 16 shell casings.
As Bucktown's Remedy Bar Reopens After 5 Months, Call Mounts For Increase To 50% Capacity For Chicago Bars And RestaurantsChicago’s bars and restaurants want to be at 50 percent capacity by this Thursday – that is the message the restaurant coalition sent to Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday.
Trouble Accessing 1099-G Tax Forms For Unemployment Benefits Online? A Tech Expert Has A Possible FixAfter our story this week revealing technical difficulties accessing the 1099-G tax document online, an IT expert reached out to CBS 2's Tara Molina with an idea.
Some Illinois Unemployment Recipients Still Haven't Received 1099-G Tax Forms In Mail, Have Trouble Downloading Them OnlineCBS 2’s Tara Molina looked into complaints where people say the State of Illinois still has not sent out the paperwork they desperately need to file.
Illinois Unemployment Offices Have Been Closed Nearly A Year, And Many Say It's Causing Big ProblemsA new push has been launched to reopen unemployment offices in Illinois.
South Shore Woman Says She And Her Neighbors Haven't Had Mail For Over A Month, And Local Post Office Said They Could Not HelpRuth Yarborough depends on a check she gets in the mail at the beginning of every month. Three weeks into February, that is not the only thing she is missing – and she’s not the only one.
As Indoor Restaurant Capacity Expands Again Due To Falling COVID Cases, Some Restaurateurs Say It Will Make A DifferenceIn another small win for Chicago restaurants on Tuesday, indoor dining capacity limits were increased again amid improving COVID-19 metrics.
Tired Of Cars Getting Packed In By Snow Plowing, Chicago Woman Petitions City For Better Snow Removal PlanOne Chicago woman is so over watching neighbors having to dig out their cars that she has created a petition to ask the city for a fix.
Man Believes His Illinois Unemployment Benefits Are Being Held Up Because He Is Taking An Online ClassGary Berg has been waiting on unemployment benefits since November – and he has also been waiting six weeks on a callback from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Auburn Gresham Woman Fit To Be Tied With No Mail For More Than A MonthSome Auburn Gresham neighborhood residents have been without mail for more than a month – and even in temperatures well below freezing, there is a line of people outside the Post Office there waiting and looking for their mail.
As Black Restaurant Week Begins, 2 Restaurateurs Say Business Is Booming Despite PandemicChicago’s Black Restaurant Week kicks off this week. It was founded to increase visibility of Black-owned businesses during Black History Month.
South Suburban Man With COPD Hasn't Left Home In A Year, And Now He Can't Get A COVID-19 Vaccine AppointmentTerry Simpson has not left his home for a year, as it’s just not worth the risk in his condition. He told CBS 2’s Tara Molina the first time he will step out the door will be to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but he has tried everything and cannot get an appointment.