Just eight weeks into the school year, Crete-Monee School District 201-U Superintendent Nathaniel Cunningham Jr has resigned.
Chicago Weather: Stray Sprinkles On FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, May 6, 2021.
Misdemeanor Charges Against Ruben Roman Dropped; He Still Faces Other ChargesCharges of resisting arrest have been dropped against 21-year-old Ruben Roman, the man caught on bodycam video running with Adam Toledo before police shot and killed the 13-year-old boy.
Family Of Girl Who Died At Age 11 Finds Her Headstone Overturned And Damaged At Cemetery In HillsideFor 23 years, the gravesite of an 11-year-old girl sat undisturbed - a peaceful place for her family. But something disturbing has happened at her final resting place in Hillside. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Legal Battle Keeps Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa From Being Sworn In For Another TermRoger Agpawa, the mayor of south suburban Markham, was supposed to be sworn in for a second term on Thursday – but he was not. A legal battle stopped it from happening. So who is running the city?
CPS CEO Dr. Janice Jackson Calls For Full-Time In-Person Learning For All Students This FallChicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson called Thursday night for a return to full-time in-school learning for students in the fall.
Kenneth Smith, Convicted 3 Times Of 2001 McHenry Murder, Released From Prison On Appeals RulingKenneth Smith was out of prison Thursday night after 20 years – always maintaining he never committed the high-profile murder of a local restaurant owner. But the victim’s family says Smith absolutely did it. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
15-Year-Old Bolingbrook Girl Dies Days After Contracting COVID-19Dykota Morgan was an artist and an athlete, and had an outgoing disposition. The Bolingbrook teen died three days after contracting COVID-19.
Boy Shot In Chest Inside Bronzeville High-Rise ApartmentA boy was shot and seriously wounded Thursday evening in an apartment in a Bronzeville high-rise. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Police Search For Owner Of Gun Found In Back Seat Of Uber DowntownPolice on Thursday were searching for the owner of a gun that was left in the back seat of an Uber the night before.
Cook County Jury Trials Return With Pandemic PrecautionsJury trials are set to return to the Daley Center in Cook County next week. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov spoke exclusively with Chief Judge Tim Evans about precautions now in place.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces State Will Reopen Further Under 'Bridge Phase' On May 14; Full Reopening Possible By June 11With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations dropping again, Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday announced Illinois will move to the next phase of reopening, the so-called "Bridge Phase," on May 14.
States Have Up To A Year To Return Money They Demanded Back From Unemployment OverpaymentsIf the state made a mistake and started taking money from your unemployment benefits to make up for it, the federal government says they have up to a year to pay that money back. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
CBS 2 Investigators: CPD Search Warrants Targeted Black Men More Than 4.5 Times More Often Than Anyone ElseCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports the city’s top watchdog issued a new report that found Black men were the targets of CPD search warrants far more often than anyone else from 2017 through 2020.
5 Vaccination Sites In Cook County Gear Up For Expansion To 12 To 15-Year-OldsMass vaccination sites in Cook County are gearing up for the Food and Drug Administration to approve the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.
Second Man Arrested In Case Of 10-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted By 5 Men At South Side MotelA 43-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl at a South Side motel and trafficking her to other men is now behind bars.
Chicago Weather: Chilly Weather To Stick AroundCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the extended forecast.
Lovely Little Village MuralsFour new colorful murals can be seen on the Open Center for the Arts building in Little Village.
Deadly I-290 AccidentOne person was killed when a Jeep flipped on its side near 390 in DuPage County around 12:17 p.m., Illinois State Police said.
Metra Slowly Adjusting Service As Commuters ReturnChicago’s reopening means more people traveling into the city, with more cars already on the roads. But when will Metra add more trains to its schedule? CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Emergency Boil Water OrderCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports an emergency boil water order is in effect for Chicago's Beverly, Morgan Park and Roseland areas after a pumping station went offline Thursday morning.
Boil Order For Beverly, Roseland NeighborhoodsCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports the boil order is in effect "until further notice" according to the Chicago Department of Emergency Management.
Chicago Astronomer's Lawsuit Against American Girl Doll ResolvedChicago astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz had accused the company of stealing her likeness and name to create a doll. She filed federal trademark lawsuit last year.
Staley Da Bear Honors NursesIt's no secret how tough this past year has been on our frontline workers. So one fan favorite wanted to show nurses how much he appreciates everything they've done.
Chicago Weather: Cold And DampCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.