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.
Epidemiologist And TikTok Influencer Dr. Katrine Wallace Using Social Media To Demystify COVID-19“If you empower people with data it helps them to make better decisions for themselves and for their families,” Dr. Katirne Wallace said.
Grandfather Bikes Across Country To Raise Money For Pediatric Cancer Research, Raise Awareness Of Cancer Concerns In Beverly AreaA 69-year-old grandpa took a 4,000-mile bike ride recently – all to raise money for pediatric cancer research while drawing attention to a corner of the Southwest Side that's long voiced concerns about high cancer rates.
Facing Shortage Of Drivers, School Bus Companies Ramp Up Recruitment Efforts As New School Year Looms‘We need these people now. These kids, they need to get to school now,” said Cindy Sosnowski, the contract manager at Illinois Central School Bus.
Some Consumers Say Head Of Chicago Playground Fashion Line Is Back To Taking Money And Failing To Send ClothesA local fashion designer vowed to fix the problems exposed by the CBS 2 Morning Insiders – from poor communication to unfulfilled orders – but now, more customers are saying he’s back to his old ways.
Waukegan Kids' 'Seeds 4 Success' Program Aims To Provide Families In Need With Access To Food From Community GardenFood insecurity, unemployment, missed rent payments; you’ve heard a lot of that in the past year. A group of kids in the north suburbs is stepping up to fight back against those issues with gardening.
Veteran Marathoner Mandy Youker Keeps Running For Her Niece, Aggie, Born With Spina BifidaYou might wonder what drives someone to run 20 consecutive Chicago Marathons. For one St. Charles woman, it’s not either of those things. Instead, the motivator is her little niece, born with spina bifida.