3D printers are becoming more common, but, as CBS 2's Marissa Bailey found out, some experts worry we don't know enough about them yet and fear they could put our health at risk.
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Temperatures Back To The 30s, Lake Effect Snow Thursday NightCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the latest forecast.
2 Semi Truck Drivers Injured After Crash On Dan Ryan Expressway At 83rd StreetIllinois State Police said around 2:30 a.m. a semi truck rear-ended another truck that had blown a tired and was stopped at 83rd Street.
Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Evokes Outrage Over Murder Of Dantrell Davis, 7, Nearly 30 Years AgoTwo children – 8-year-old Melissa Ortega and 7-year-old Dantrell Davis – were both killed in gang crossfire in Chicago, nearly 30 years apart. Mayor Richard M. Daley promised change back in 1992 after Dantrell was killed, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot did in Melissa's case. But is it just politics? CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Weather: Not As Cold Wednesday NightCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. First Alert Weather forecast for Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022.
Disproportionate Number of Black Chicagoans Died From COVID-19 In Recent SurgeMore than half of the Chicagoans who died during the recent COVID-19 surge were Black – an alarming disparity community leaders and city officials have struggled to overcome since the beginning of the pandemic. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
Police Report Describes Disturbing Details Of Shooting That Killed 8-Year-Old Melissa OrtegaCBS 2 late Wednesday obtained the official police report filed after Melissa’s murder. It offered some disturbing details.
Little Village Community Stepped Up To Help Solve 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega's MurderOftentimes, people are afraid to speak up, offer tips, or report what they saw when it comes to a crime. In the case of the murder of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega in Little Village this past weekend, such was not the case at all. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports.
Suspect Shot By Police On Lower Wacker DrivePolice shot and wounded a suspect late Wednesday on Lower Wacker Drive downtown, and two others were arrested. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Lakefront Life Ring Plan Advances In State HousePeople trying to stop drownings in Lake Michigan scored a partial victory in Springfield on Wednesday.
Xavier Guzman Charged In Connection With Murder Of Melissa OrtegaCBS 2's Tara Molina reports CPD Superintendent David Brown said 27-year-old Xavier Guzman was the getaway driver and he was also arrested and charged facing one felony count of first degree murder and one felony count of attempted first degree murder.
Mayor Lightfoot, Supt. Brown, State's Attorney Foxx Present United Front After Melissa Ortega MurderA news conference on charges in the shooting death of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega was also a rare appearance in the same room for Mayor Lightfoot, police Supt. David Brown, and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Researchers Looking Into Mental Health And Its Affects In Black CommunitiesThere’s a lot of discussion over mental health these days, but African Americans of all ages are really struggling.
UIC Joins Missouri Valley Conference Beginning Next YearIt’s official – the UIC Flames are stepping up conferences this summer. They are joining what will be a 12-team Missouri Valley Conference after spending the last 28 years in the Horizon League.
'It's Scary And Daunting And Exciting All At The Same Time'The New York cast is adding its first Black actress in the lead role of "Christine" and she's from the Chicago area. Emilie Kouatchou grew up in Palatine.
Teen Charged With Killing 8-Year-Old In Little Village Faced Previous Carjacking ChargeThe teenager charged with the murder of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega has been in trouble with the law before, having faced previous carjacking and gun charges. The CBS 2 Investigators have learned from law enforcement sources – at the time the 16-year-old was arrested for killing Melissa Ortega, he was on probation for a 2021 aggravated carjacking. And we’re told this juvenile has also been arrested on a gun charge.
Chicago Weather: Brief Warm Up, Possible Snow Showers Heading Into The WeekendNot as cold tonight with lows in the teens at midnight, but near 20 degrees by daybreak Thursday. Mostly cloudy, breezy, and milder for Thursday afternoon with highs in the low 30s.
Two Years In, COVID-19 Deaths Among Black Chicagoans Remain DisproportionateThe CBS 2 Investigators have been digging deeper into COVID numbers for the past two years. While fewer people are dying now than at the beginning, the number of Black Chicagoans who are dying remains disproportionate. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports on the findings.
'That Loss Of Life Is So Tremendous'With the arrest of a teen in connection with the shooting death of eight-year-old Melissa Ortega in Little Village, the community continues to mourn the death of the child. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Northshore Clinical Labs Facing Several Investigations For Misconduct At Pop-Up SitesOne of the Chicago area's largest COVID testing labs Is currently under investigation as people who took their test at one of the sites never received their results.
Samantha Oliva: Just Grow With It'"Just Grow with It," by Expressions Challenge Winner Samantha Oliva.
Kenneth Howard: Follow Your Heart"Follow Your Heart," by Expressions Challenge Winner Kenneth Howard.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Planning To Retire; President Biden To Name New JusticeAfter 28 years on the bench, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is planning to retire.
Ivie Aiwuyo: A World Outside Your Electronic Box"A World Outside Your Electronic Box," by Expressions Challenge Winner Ivie Aiwuyo.