From Hotels To Retailers, Staffing Shortage Crisis Persists In Chicago -- And It's Affecting CustomersOur bars and restaurants aren’t the only ones impacted by a continued worker shortage - other businesses across Chicago are taking a hit that is already affecting customers.
IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really HappenedIDES’ offices have been closed to the public since the pandemic began. The closures came as thousands struggled to navigate a system that was understaffed, ill-equipped to deal with the scope of the problem and fraught with technical issues that prevented some from getting their benefits in a timely manner, or at all.
After Donald Greene Sr. Gets Prison Time For Scheme To Sell Diseased Body Parts, Families Say No Sentence Would Be EnoughPeople who lost loved ones and entrusted their bodies to science ended up learning they were dismembered and sold off for profit. The man behind the scheme, Donald Greene Sr., was sentenced to two years in prison this week to serve time for selling diseased body parts. Families have waited years for justice.
Donald Greene Sr. Gets 2 Years In Prison For Scheme To Sell Diseased Body Parts In Brokering SchemeThe mastermind behind a scheme to sell dead bodies for cash is heading to prison. It's a case CBS 2 has been investigating for years.
Neighbors Say Racial And Gang Tensions Are Fueling Violence In West Pullman, And Ald. Anthony Beale Has A Plan For Police To Step InFor the past few months, we've tracked and investigated violence in the West Pullman neighborhood, and people living and working in the area say gangs and racial tension are fueling the trouble.
Family Loses $2,500 In Rental Scam In Glendale Heights, 'We Just Wanted A Home For Our Kids, And They Just Took It Away From Us’
After Overnight Spate Of Robberies, Shooting In River North, A Community That Was Already Grappling With Crime Demands ActionA series of rapid-fire crimes early Thursday struck a community already grappling with a spike in crime as it is.
Back To Business Grants Program Set To Provide Funds For Minority-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By PandemicA new pot of money has been made available for minority-owned businesses that took a major hit throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Restaurant Owners Hopeful, But Don't Expect Quick End To Worker Shortages With Federal Unemployment Benefit Programs OverThis Labor Day, many industries are hoping people come back to work - with extra federal unemployment benefits officially having expired Saturday. CBS 2’s Tara Molina was told Monday that while business owners in particular are hopeful, those still facing worker shortages may not see the impact of the expiration right away - especially restaurants.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces New Indoor Mask Mandate; Orders Vaccine Requirement For Educators, College Students, And Healthcare WorkersGovernor JB Pritzker on Thursday announced a new statewide indoor mask mandate, and ordered all Illinois education workers, college students, and healthcare workers to get vaccinated.
No Mask, Vaccine, Or COVID-19 Test Requirement For Kanye West's 'Donda' Listening Party At Soldier Field: Expert Says That's Not SafeAn estimated crowd of nearly 40,000 people are expected to file into Soldier Field on Thursday – with no mask mandate, and no COVID-19 vaccine or testing requirement either.