Ballerina Aria Novak and Artistic Director Ashlie Andersen stop by the CBS 2 studio to talk about the Fox Valley Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker." More information at www.foxvalleynutcracker.com.
Chicago Weather: Some Clouds, But Mostly Sunny This WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 10 p.m. forecast for Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.
Man Leaves $700 Tip On $30 bill At Garfield Ridge RestaurantIn a show of holiday generosity, a man left an enormous $700 tip on a $30 check at a cafe in Garfield Ridge.
Getting Hosed: The City Makes Massive Errors On Water Bills For Metered AccountsFor years, the CBS 2 Investigators have exposed baffling gaffes in the bureaucracy that is the Chicago Department of Water Management: big, bad bills. By bad, we mean wrong.
Buffalo Grove Man At Odds With Village Over Holiday Light DisplayA homeowner in the northwest suburbs put up a Christmas light display just to put a smile on people's faces, but he he may shut down because he is now being told by they village that they are watching.
Jewel Thief Arrested After Breaking Into Kay Jewelers In Chicago's LoopThe big front window at Kay Jewelers in Chicago's Loop was smashed wide open Friday night. Police say a thief broke through the glass right at closing time then rushed in and stuffed his bag with jewelry at the State Street Store. Police showed up just in time and caught the thief red-handed.
Richton Park Fire Victim Describes Rescue By NeighborsAfter a massive extra alarm fire started by a man frying chicken, 26 Richton Park families are now homeless. The victims are now staying in hotel rooms and trying to make sense of it all, but one woman is happy.
Derailed Freight Train Car Leaves Road Damage In PlainfieldThere is a lot of road damage left by a freight train that derailed in Plainfield Friday. Police say there is damage along Route 59 at both the Lockport and Naperville Road intersections. The train is fine. By 10 p.m. it was back on the tracks and already gone.
Tinley Park Homeowner Brings Joy, Benefits Charity With Enormous Light DisplayThis holiday season we can all use a little extra joy, and one homeowner in Tinley Park is hoping to bring that to as many people as possible. CBS 2 Photojournalist Alfredo Roman gives us a bird's eye view with Drone 2.
FBI Asking For Help Finding Clarence Hebron, Accused Of Abducting Son After Double MurderThe FBI is asking for help find Clarence Hebron, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend and her brother before abducting his 1-year-old son.
Some Small Businesses Say They Would Not Participate In The Paycheck Protection Program AgainWhen the economy was bottoming out last spring billions of Paycheck Protection Program dollars helped thousands of companies survive. Some of them say the process helped, but they would not do it again if offered.
Lawmaker Concerned About Spike In Chicago Carjackings During PandemicChicago has seen a massive spike in carjackings during the pandemic. That may be because the pandemic has changed the opportunities for crime.
Family Remembers 'Fearless' Retired Firefighter Gunned Down This WeekCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports on what family and friends are saying about Dwain Williams, after he was killed by carjackers earlier this week.
Chicago Weather: A Few Flurries For Sunday's Bears Game At Soldier FieldCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the weekend forecast.
Crossing Guards Unsure Of Employment StatusCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on why Chicago crossing guards are uncertain about their employment status.
COVID Vaccine DistributionIllinois Governor JB Pritzker announced who will get the first doses of the COVID vaccine and where the vaccines will be distributed.
No Arrests In Shooting Death Of Retired CFD LieutenantCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports family and friends of the fallen former firefighter said he will be missed by all.
Deadly Shooting On The IkeCBS 2's Marissa Parra has the latest on the deadly shooting that shutdown parts of I-290.
Chicago: Sunny And Mild WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at what to expect this weekend.
Munster, Indiana Hospital To Administer COVID Vaccine To Frontline Workers, Healthcare StaffA Northwest Indiana hospital will be the first in the area to administer the COVID vaccine to healthcare and other frontline workers in that region. Katie Johnston reports.
COVID-19 In Indiana: Cases Begin To Surge To Near Records After Thanksgiving DeclineAfter a decline in COVID-19 cases over the long Thanksgiving holiday, the daily numbers of new coronavirus infections are back near record levels in Indiana. Katie Johnston reports.
Tunnel To Towers Paying Mortgages For Local Families Of Fallen First-RespondersA foundation that helps loved ones of fallen first-responders is reaching out to five Illinois families this holiday season.
Chicago Weather: Some Flurries On SundayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the forecast for the weekend.
Extra-Alarm Fire In Richton ParkSeveral families were forced out of their homes Friday morning as firefighters battled an extra-alarm blaze in south suburban Richton Park.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: BronsonThe PAWS Dog of the Week is Bronson. He is a cute and adorable three-year-old Queensland Heeler and he is looking for that special forever home for the holidays.