Amid Critical CPS School Bus Driver Shortage, One Company Uses Halloween Event As Recruiting ToolThere was relief this week from Chicago Public Schools’ busing vendors, as the district relaxed a vaccine mandate that many feared would worsen a driver shortage that is already causing major problems. But vendors are still just as desperate for drivers.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Harold Washington College President Daniel Lopez Overcame Great Odds To Reach That RoleDaniel Lopez surrounds his office at Harold Washington College with his accolades, diplomas, and pictures of role models.
Volunteers Helping People Get Through Layers Of Pandemic Hardship With 'Lasagna Love'ou might wonder what pasta has to do with a pandemic, what tough times have to do with lasagna. One organization is trying to help people through recent hardships one dinner at a time.
Amazon Revealed As Mystery Company Behind Massive Geneva Warehouse Project; Neighbors Urge City To Reject PlanNeighbors met at a local park this week to voice their frustrations on the project, which would include truck and trailer parking for the warehouse.
Murder Victim David Diaz's Father Fears Killers Will Get Away, Says Elected Leaders 'Have Taken Away Those Consequences'David Diaz's father asked CBS 2 to show the face of his son, and share his name to let people know he was more than just another number in the growing crime stats.
2020 Was A Bad Year For Rodent Complaints In Chicago, And 2021 Is Shaping Up To Be WorseThe year 2020 was a big year for rat complaints in Chicago – the worst in some time. But the latest public data from the city show this year is shaping up to be even worse.
In Need Of New Parking Lot And Other Repairs, South Chicago Church Praying For StrengthCommon, Oprah, Celine Dion; leaders at Trinity Resurrection United Church in the South Chicago neighborhood have written to almost every celebrity you can think of. Why? To see if they’d donate to their church so they can finally make some much-needed repairs.
Transgender Attorney Says Judges And Clerks Have Harassed Her; Fights For Change“It should not be okay to discriminate in Illinois against trans people if you’re an attorney, and right now it is,” Sheryl Ring said.
Scam Artist Turns Victim Into Accomplice In Employment Scam“I was just looking for a relationship, I don’t know how I got into this mess," said a Michigan woman whose online boyfriend turned out to be a scam artist who apparently used her as an unwitting accomplice.
Wisconsin Military Academy Refunds Donation Made By Senior With DementiaSt. John's Northwestern Military Academy has agreed to return all of the money donated by a former employee who gave them at least $16,000, but suffers from dementia and needs financial oversight.
Some Neighbors Up In Arms About Plans For Massive Warehouse For Mystery Company In GenevaA mysterious unnamed company wants to open a massive warehouse in west suburban Geneva.
School Bus Driver Shortage Has Kids Getting To School Late; Companies Point To COVID Vaccine RequirementsBus drivers are doubling and tripling their routes, and kids getting to school an hour late – that is the reality caused by a bus driver shortage that’s showing no signs of letting up.
Amid Spread Of Delta Variant, Conventions Rise To Challenge Of Holding Conferences At McCormick Place With MitigationsIn mid-July, conventions and big events like the Chicago Auto Show returned to McCormick Place. We saw big crowds and few masks, and didn't think much of it. But just afterward, the Delta variant of the coronavirus spread, and the world took a U-turn back to strict COVID protocols.
Postal Inspectors Say It's Safe To Mail Checks After Instances Of Fraud In Park Ridge, But Expert Advises Thinking TwicePostal Police insist it’s safe to mail checks in Park Ridge, even after CBS 2 discovered a federal investigation into check fraud there. But at least one postal expert says you should think twice about that.
Several People Left Out Thousands Of Dollars After Fraudsters Get Hold Of Checks Dropped In Blue Mailboxes In Park RidgeThis is a cautionary tale to heed before you even think about putting something in one of those blue mailboxes.