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Chicago Lead Water Pipe Replacement Program Hasn't StartedA total of 180,000 Chicago homes don’t have water meters – which means their bills are guesstimates. To put in a meter, homeowners cannot have lead pipes delivering the water. Last year, the city promised to begin replacing those lead service lines for free.
Some Bars Are Willing To Require Proof Of Vaccinations To Avoid Another ShutdownWith COVID-19 cases on the rise again – topping more than 2,000 cases for the first time Wednesday since early May – some Chicago area bar and restaurant owners say they are willing to do anything to avoid another shutdown. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Weather: Severe Storm Threat OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, July 28, 2021.
Business Affairs And Consumer Protection Begins Probe Into Adelove ShippingThe city’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection has launched an investigation into the Adelove shipping company in Uptown – which is accused of ripping off people trying to send items overseas.
Gov. Pritzker Has 30 Days To Sign Bills Strengthening Privacy Protections For Sex Assault SurvivorsIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker has 30 days left to take action on two bills that strengthen privacy protections for sex assault victims.
Father Of Alexis Wilson, 19, Says Police In Dolton Have Not Given Him Answers About Her DeathA father said Tuesday night that police in Dolton have not told him who caused his daughter’s death, after police said she dragged an officer before crashing into a building and was also shot by officers.
Boat Crashes From Fox River Into Backyard, Catches FireA boat went flying off the Fox River in the far northwest suburbs and caught fire Wednesday, leaving its operator dead.
Mayor, Fire Commissioner Infuriated By Revelation That Firefighter-EMT Charged With Rape Remains On JobThere was major fallout from city officials Wednesday, amid revelations that a firefighter-EMT is still on the job after being charged with raping a woman he knew. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
COVID Cases Climb In IllinoisWith nearly half of Illinois residents still not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, new COVID-19 cases have been rising steadily for the past month, with the state on Wednesday reporting more than 2,000 new cases for the first time in nearly three months.
Loop Stores Hope Turn Profit As Lollapalooza Crowds ReturnStarting Thursday, the masses return to Grant Park for the first Lollapalooza in two years, and there are, of course, a lot of people hoping to cash in on those crowds. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Howard Brown Health Will Not Be At Pride Parade Because Of COVID SurgeRising COVID-19 cases have caused a major LGBTQ health provider to pull out of Pride.
'It's Terrible'There's an urgent warning for patients of a Hoffman Estates medical practice. The state says some of their mammograms may have been botched. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Kankakee County At Bottom For COVID-19 Vaccination Rates In Northern IllinoisNowhere in northern Illinois has a lower COVID-19 vaccination rate than Kankakee County, where not even four of every 10 people have gotten vaccinated. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Help Wanted: PAWS Chicago Looking For Foster ParentsCBS 2's Jim Williams reports PAWS Chicago is asking animal lovers to roll out the welcome mat, if only for a few weeks.
Chicago Weather: Severe Storm Threat After MidnightCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the forecast.
'This Is Just The Beginning'CBS 2's Tara Molina has been tracking this for us since the beginning. Not one minority-owned business has opened up yet because of the delays, but that's about to change.
'I Think That's Really Unfortunate'CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports from Hoffman Imaging and Medical Center, where it's not the first time the facility has been accused of botching tests.
Man Convicted Of Gun Possession During 2020 Unrest SentencedA man arrested last year for carrying a loaded gun and a hammer during rioting in Chicago's Loop business district has been sentenced to a year in federal prison. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: Steamy, Then A Possible ThunderstormCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the forecast.
Chicago Board Of Education, Teachers At Odds Over CPS Budget PlanThe Chicago Board of Education will be talking about the Chicago Public Schools' budget proposal in its meeting on Wednesday, but the Chicago Teachers Union wants the district to overhaul its spending plan to provide more support for students dealing with trauma. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
McCormick Recalls 3 Seasonings Because Of Possible Salmonella ContaminationIf you bought the products between June 20 and July 21, throw them away.
Governor JB Pritzker Signs Amended Code Allowing 22-Year-Old Students With Special Needs To Complete Academic YearHe signed legislation, amending the "Children with Disabilities" article of the school code so that a student who turns 22 during the school year can stay in class until the end of the academic calendar.
Auburn Gresham Gets A New Grocery StoreA Jewel-Osco store opened in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
1 Dead, 1 Injured After Crash Involving Semi-Trailer On Eisenhower Expressway Near Damen Illinois State Police said the crash happened shortly after 2 a.m., involving two cars and a semi trailer. One person died and another was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.