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Northwestern Alums Create 'The Seeker,' A Football Thrower They Call A Robotic QBA pair of Northwestern University alums may have created the next big thing in football training, at least when it comes to skill position players. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Chicago Weather: Warming Trend BeginsCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, March 4, 2021.
Woman 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. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports on a woman whose calls are getting dropped again and again.
Speeding SUV Hits Parked Car, Goes Onto Sidewalk On Southwest SideThe search was on Thursday night to try to find the person who drove a sport-utility vehicle down a sidewalk to get away from a hit-and-run crash. As CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports, the reckless driver was caught on video.
Cook County Health Officials Investigate Large Wedding In NilesThe Cook County Department of Public Health on Thursday night was investigating a large wedding held this week in Niles, where few masks were seen and the dance floor was reportedly open. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Sox Camp: Kopech Adjusting To Switching From Starter To RelieverAt White Sox camp, Michael Kopech is not sure when he'll get his first shot in a Spring Training game.
Loyola Gets Ready For MVC Tournament With Sights Set On NCAA Tourney RunThe Loyola Ramblers begin the madness part of March Friday morning when they open up Missouri Valley Conference tourney play in St Louis. They shouldn't have to win the Championship to get into the NCAA Tournament.
Chicago Weather: Warming Trend On The WayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 6 p.m. forecast for Thursday, March 4, 2021.
Northern Illinois Residents Drive Hours South To Get COVID-19 VaccineWhile northern Illinois is about to see a spike in open appointments, many who have been hitting red light after red light decided to make a road trip to end the waiting game. 
CPS Leaders Discuss Progress Of Return To In-Person LearningSo far, so good – that is how Chicago Public Schools officials describe the first week of in-person learning for kindergarten through fifth-grade students. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov talked with CPS Chief Education Officer LaTanya McDade.
Going The Distance To Get VaccinatedThe biggest push is to get the shot into the arms of our state's seniors. But some with pre-existing conditions are going to great lengths to get their shots. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Despite Unemployment Numbers, Illinois Per Capita Income Climbed In 2020 During COVID-19 PandemicThere is no doubt Illinoisans are hurting, but data from the state shows some residents actually had more money in their pockets after the pandemic hit. And they’re still spending it.
Residents Alarmed As Dozens Of Dead Waterfowl Turn Up Around Wolf LakeConcerns were growing in Northwest Indiana this week after dozens of dead birds turned up by Wolf Lake. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Seniors Signing Up For The COVID Vaccine To Be Given At The United CenterThousand of people are all signed up for appointments at the soon-to-open "united center" mass vaccination site.
Body Found In Storage Unit Near Rockford Identified As Missing Woman From McHenry CountyThe body of a missing 33-year-old woman from McHenry County was found inside a storage unit near Rockford on Tuesday. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports from Woodstock.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-88 CrashAccording to the Illinois State Police, it happened on Interstate 88 westbound at milepost 127.3 (Naperville Road.) Police said one vehicle rear-ended another and both cars caught fire.
Suburban Chicago Man Gets 12 Years For Terror Aid EffortA federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to 12 years in prison for trying to help the Islamic State terrorist group by providing cellphones to be used as bomb detonators. Katie Johnston reports.
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes Exhibit Now Open At Museum of Science and IndustryChicagoans can learn what it's like to be a super hero at the Museum of Science and Industry. The Marvel Universe of Super Heroes exhibit is now open. 
Northwestern University Dance MarathonThe virtual dance-off starts tonight at 7:00 and goes until 10:00 Saturday night,
Over 74,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims make up 10% of the estimated 745,000 filed across the country last week. 
Chicago Weather: Sun Peeks Through The CloudsCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended forecast.
Discover Bringing 1,000 Jobs To Chatham At New Customer Care CenterDiscover Financial Services plans to bring about 1,000 new jobs to the Chatham neighborhood over the next four years, providing a big boost for the community.
South Shore Line Transit Officer Shoots Man During Struggle On Train In HegewischA Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Transit Police officer shot a 33-year-old man Thursday morning during a struggle on board a South Shore Line train at the Hegewisch station.
Skokie Break-(jsPolice in north suburban Skokie are investigating a couple of early break-ins.

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