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Chicago Weather: Sun Returns TuesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.
Remembering Acclaimed Fashion Designed Virgil AblohTributes continued to pour in Monday night for famed fashion designer and Illinois native Virgil Abloh. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Video Shows ComEd Truck Going Around School Bus With Stop Sign Out In LincolnshireThe rules of the road are meant to protect our kids when commuting to and from school – so if a school bus has a stop sign out on a two-lane road, you are to stop. But a north suburban mom said the driver of a utility truck did not do that when her student came home. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Some Skokie Neighbors Object To Land Swap That Would Give Piece Of Park To Synagogue For Parking LotA land grab is what opponents are calling a plan to put a parking lot in the middle of a north suburban park – they say it is swallowing precious green space. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Roseland Neighbors, Police Discuss Murder Of Son, Mother On Same BlockTeachers, police, and neighbors gathered for a discussion Monday night in the wake of a shooting that killed 14-year-old Kevin Tinker Jr. in Roseland this month – and another shooting that killed his mother a matter of days later on the very same block.
In Opening Statements, Defense Claims Jussie Smollett Really Was VictimThe trial officially began Monday for Jussie Smollett, who is accused of fabricating a racist and homophobic attack in Chicago in 2019. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Woman With Concealed Carry License Fires At Would-Be Carjackers in RoselandA woman fought back and fired her own gun when a would-be carjacker pointed a gun at her outside a bank in Roseland on Monday afternoon. CBS 2's Jermont Terry talked with her exclusively.
Feb. 20, 2019: Jussie Smollett First Charged With Disorderly ConductCBS 2 obtained video of the Osundairo brothers, who were linked to the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett, buying a red hat and ski masks from a store the day before the assault. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Feb. 14, 2019: Brothers' Home Raided In Connection With Jussie Smollett's Alleged HoaxOn Feb. 14, 2019, two brothers later identified as Ola and Abel Osundairo had their home raided in connection with the alleged staged attack on Jussie Smollett. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Nonprofit Takes On Family Homelessness Using Downers Grove HotelA DuPage County group is fighting homelessness with a hotel. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Shooting Leaves One Teen Dead, Four Wounded In EvanstonA teen is dead and four others were injured in a shooting in Evanston Sunday evening. As CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports, police believe the shooting was targeted.
Local Doctors Prepare To Deal With New Omicron COVID-19 VariantChicago is uniquely situated as both an international travel hub and a hub for research into fighting the virus — and any new variants that might be headed our way. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Thanksgiving Ends In Tragedy For Family, After Their Dog Was Killed In Expressway ShootingA Chicago couple is reeling over their beloved dog, Ruby, who was killed when someone fired six shots into their car as their pet was in the backseat. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports, on the Friday after Thanksgiving, they were driving back home to Chicago. It all started on the Bishop Ford Freeway at 115th Street, but ended at the emergency vet, where the couple was forced to say goodbye to Ruby.
Opening Statements Begin In Jussie Smollett TrialSpecial prosecutor Dan Webb began his opening statements late Monday by laying out his case for the jury – saying Jussie Smollett’s story about a racist and homophobic attack was all a hoax. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Chicago Weather: Spotty Rain Wednesday, Mild Start To DecemberCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest 7-day forecast.
Local Doctors Preparing To Deal With New Omicron COVID-19 VariantAmid growing questions and concerns about the new “Omicron” variant of COVID-19, President Joe Biden insisted Monday the U.S. can handle anything that comes our way, as local officials prepare for its eventual arrival here in the Chicago area. Meantime, CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey has been digging into preparations for the new variant in Chicago.
Jury Selection Begins For Trial Of Jussie SmollettNearly three years after he was accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, actor Jussie Smollett’s trial got under way with jury selection on Monday. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Woman Fires Gun At Would-Be Carjacker In RoselandA woman fired her gun at a man who tried to carjack her outside a Chase Bank in the Roseland community Monday afternoon. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris Won't Seek Re-ElectionIllinois State Rep. Greg Harris, the first gay person to serve as House majority leader in the state, announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2022. Katie Johnston reports.
Mostly Cloudy DayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Woman Dead, Child Among 3 Injured After House Fire In ClearingA woman is dead and three others are seriously injured after a house fire in the Clearing neighborhood Monday morning.
Jury Selection For Jussie Smollett Trial BeginsNearly three years after he was accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, actor Jussie Smollett’s trial is getting underway with the start of jury selection on Monday.
Woman Dead, 3 Injured After House Fire In ClearingA woman is dead and three others are seriously injured after a house fire in the Clearing neighborhood Monday morning.
Mostly Cloudy, Flurries PossibleCBS 2 Laura Bannon has the forecast.