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.
Memorial With 3,000 Flags Honoring Victims Of 9/11 Returns To Oak Brook; 'We Need To Remember What Happened That Day'The goal is to make sure – 20 years later – that people of all ages understand the magnitude of what happened that day.
Second Arrest Made In Phony Home Repair Scheme Affecting Victim After Victim In Chicago AreaAnother arrest has been made in a phony home repair scheme that CBS 2 has been tracking for months. Police now say they have arrested both suspects, and prosecutors can move forward.
As Package Thefts Skyrocket During COVID-19 Pandemic, What Can Consumers Do To Protect Themselves?Home deliveries have gone way up during the COVID-19 pandemic, and experts say package thefts have skyrocketed as well. So what can consumers do to the protect themselves?
Operator Of Suburban Moving Company Is Subject Of Arrest Warrant, Numerous Consumer Complaints, But He Says It's 'Impossible'A suburban mover is so troubled that there is an arrest out warrant for him – and the federal government has stripped him of his ability to haul stuff across state lines.
State Law Is Supposed To Help Special Needs Students Make Up For Time Lost To COVID-19, But Some Parents Say CPS Has Dropped The BallThere is supposed to be a law to help special needs students make up for learning time lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some parents and advocates say Chicago Public Schools' rollout of the new rule is causing more disruption to their education.
Chicago Woman Files Lawsuit After Daughter's Ex-Boyfriend Stole Cat, Convinced Animal Hospital To Remove MicrochipThis is the story of the case of Tigger the cat. As CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas reported, Tigger’s Chicago owner says someone stole him, took him to a vet, and paid big bucks to have his microchip removed.
Recipient Shocked After Weiss Memorial Hospital Mistakenly Bills People For COVID-19 VaccineWhen people get the COVID-19 shot, it’s free – or at least it's supposed to be at no cost. But that is not the case for many people who got the vaccine at one Chicago hospital.
As CPS Starts New School Year, Teachers Call For Respect For COVID-19 Mitigations So Focus Can Be On LearningMore than 300,000 Chicago Public Schools students head back to class in person on Monday. Teachers and parents alike are laser-focused on making sure kids are engaged in school after a year of distractions and e-learning hurdles.
Chicago CRED Works To Create Change By Pulling Young People Out Of Cycle Of Violence, PovertyWe hear so much about violence in Chicago – with each bullet changing lives forever. But sometimes in the long run, hope can triumph over tragedy. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas introduced us Friday morning to three Chicago men who are trying to make a difference.