Bea Sullivan-Knoff, a transgender performance artist, is suing the city of Chicago over rules prohibiting women from going topless in bars and restaurants.
New State Grants To Help Daycare CentersOn Thursday morning, Governor JB Pritzker announced a new round of financial relief for licensed daycares in the state. This latest round will give out $300 million in grants.
New Children And Family Center Opens In Little Village, Supporting Mental Health InitiativesThe Center for Children and Families Clinic is reopening in Little Village. The 2,000-square-foot facility near 26th and Harding includes therapy rooms for kids.
Chicago Weather: Unseasonably Warm TempsCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
Gold Coin Worth $1,800 Dropped Into The Salvation Army Red Kettle In St. CharlesA gold coin worth approximately $1,800 was dropped into one of The Salvation Army red kettles in St. Charles.
Obama's Return To Chicago To Celebrate The Holiday SeasonFormer President Barack and Michelle Obama are back in Chicago Thursday and Friday to celebrate the holiday season with the city's South Side and their foundation.
United Airlines Flight From Chicago Marks 1st With Sustainable Fuel In 1 EngineA United Airlines flight from Chicago to Washington was the first commercial flight carrying passengers to fly on 100% sustainable fuel in one of its engines.
Wisconsin Democratic Lawmakers Want To Change Gun Laws For MinorsDemocratic state lawmakers in Wisconsin want to change the state's gun laws for minors following the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.
Mother Of Darrell Brooks Wants 'Broken System' To Be Fix In A Released LetterThe man accused of plowing his SUV through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin a week and a half ago says he feels like he's being demonized.
Buffalo Grove Police Shoot & Kill Man Who Fired Shots From Two GunsPolice in Buffalo Grove shot and killed a man who approached them with a gun in each hand and started shooting early Thursday morning.
Mail Stolen From Blue Boxes In Four Suburbs Within Days In Early NovemberPark Ridge was not the only suburb where a thief broke open blue mailboxes a few weeks ago. Morning Insider Tim McNicholas shows us how it starts as theft and turns into fraud.
Lakeview Designer And Seamstress Teaching Volunteers How To Sew Mittens And Hats For CharityYou donate what you make. Morning Insider Jim Williams tells us it's the creation of a talented designer who's teaching the class herself.
Mild Temperatures Linger ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
SUV Driver Crashes Into South Chicago Currency Exchange During Attempted RobberyPolice said the vehicle drove directly into the building, in the 8700 block of South Commercial just after 4 a.m. A passenger then tried to go inside the building an take an item.
Buffalo Grove Police Shot And Kill Man Who Fired Shots While Armed With 2 GunsWhen officers arrived on the scene, they were approached by a man with two handguns. Police said the offender fired several shots in the air when the officers approached.
Chicago Weather: Breezy Overnight, Unseasonably Warm ThursdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021.
Suburban Family Hires Contractor Through Trusted Platform, Only For Him To Wreck Their PropertyA suburban backyard was left in tatters with the garage and furniture hacked apart – and you won’t believe who was responsible. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Tree Lighting Held For Parents Of Children Killed By Gun ViolenceFamilies decorated a Christmas tree at St. Sabina Parish in Auburn Gresham Wednesday night, but it was no ordinary decoration.
City Dismisses Lawsuit Against Fraternal Order Of Police Over Vaccine MandateMayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday announced that she has directed the city Law Department to drop its lawsuit against the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police over the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Massive Fire Destroys Home In KildeerThe fire rendered the house a total loss, and holiday decorations may be to blame. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Police Officer Shot, Wounded In Calumet HeightsThe officer was shot during an exchange of gunfire as police conducted a traffic investigation at 92nd Street and Stony Island Avenue. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
South Side Football Team Heads To National Championship With Donations RaisedOnce in doubt, some 13-year-old football players from Chicago's south side are headed to Florida, to compete for a national championship. They needed $30,000 to make the trip and they were running out of time to raise the money.
South Side Football Team Heads To Florida To Compete In National Championship With Raised FundsOnce in doubt, some 13-year-old football players from Chicago's south side are headed to Florida, to compete for a national championship. They needed $30,000 to make the trip and they were running out of time to raise the money.
Abel Osundairo Testifies Jussie Smollett Paid Him To Help Stage Attack In 2019It is likely that the case against Jussie Smollett will hinge on whether the jury believes Osundairo. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Lawrence Ligas Becomes Latest Illinois Resident Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol InsurrectionAnother Illinois resident has been charged with participating in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.