Tim Pollak from the Chicago Botanic Garden visits the CBS 2 studio to share options for beautiful holiday center pieces.
Eagle Scout Fills 200 Backpacks With School SuppliesCBS 2's Suzanne LeMignot reports
Chicago Weather Forecast, Sunday May 16, 2021Ed Curran has the outlook
Chicago Weather: Warmer, But Rainier In The Week To ComeCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Saturday, May 15, 2021.
Israeli Airstrike Destroys Gaza Building Housing Foreign News MediaThere was a powerful show of force in the Middle East on Saturday where the conflict in Israel and the Palestinian territories escalated Saturday. CBS News' Imtiaz Tyab reports.
Rep. Danny Davis Holds Virtual Townhall Meeting On ReparationsU.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Illinois) held a virtual town hall meeting on Saturday to discuss reparations.
Three Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shootout, One Identified As Rapper Lil ReesePolice now say an officer's gun accidentally discharged when police came to the scene; it is unclear if anyone was hit. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Chicago Weather: A Big Warmup In The Week To ComeCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 5 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Saturday, May 15, 2021.
Fighting Intensifies In Gaza As Israeli Airstrike Destroys 12-Story BuildingAn Israeli airstrike on Saturday destroyed a 12-story building in Gaza that housed residential apartments and the offices of media outlets – including the Associated Press and Al-Jazeera. John Lorinc reports.
Some Chicago Restaurants Still Requiring Masks Despite CDC Guidance ChangeAs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask measures for vaccinated Americans, several private businesses in Chicago aren’t willing to do the same just yet. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Firefighters Climb On Roof Of Burning Home In West EnglewoodFlames ripped through a home in West Englewood early Saturday morning.
Construction Worker Killed In Sidewalk Collapse In Heart Of ChicagoA worker is dead after a sidewalk collapsed top of him in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.
Three Men Shot In Parking Garage In River NorthThe seemingly targeted shooting happened in a garage on Grand Avenue near State Street. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Ed's Driveway: Hyundai ElantraHyundai redesigned the Elantra for 2021 and it’s a very impressive car. The Elantra comes in a variety of flavors, including an Elantra hybrid for the first time.
Man Found Dead In West Garfield Park House Fire; Woman In Critical ConditionFirefighters responded to a house fire, near Jackson Boulevard and Kolmar Avenue, and found the man in his 60s. A woman in her 70s was take to a hospital in critical condition with smoke inhalation.
2 Dead, 3 injured After Shooting At Yard Party In GreshamThe shooting took place around 4 a.m. in the 7800 block of Loomis Boulevard during a yard party, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Police said the offender started shooting and fled the scene.
Shooting In Belmont Central Leaves 1 Man Dead, 1 In Critical ConditionOne man is dead and in critical condition after a shooting in Belmont Central.
Scattered Showers By Midday SaturdayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Expect Showers On Saturday; Sunday Will Live Up To Its NameCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 10 p.m. forecast for Friday, May 14, 2021.
Search Continues For Cat That Survived Miraculous Six-Story Jump From Burning ApartmentCommunity searchers were looking high and low Friday night for a cat that miraculously survived a six-story leap from a burning apartment in Englewood. Hennessy is a most sought-after cat since her quick escape made most people gasp.
Chicago Restaurants Navigate Loosening COVID-19 Restrictions During Bridge PhaseFriday night was like Chicago has not seen in more than a year. The city is now in the "bridge phase" of reopening after COVID-19 restrictions, meaning bigger crowds just about everywhere.
Convicted Man Fighting To Have Case Reheard After Jailhouse Confession Removes Evidence In A Murder He Says He Did Not CommitJames Bannister is more than 30 years into a life sentence for a crime he has always said he did not commit, so when a recent jailhouse confession took away evidence against him, why didn't he get a chance at freedom?
2-Year-Old Girl Shot In Little Village: PoliceA 2-year-old girl was shot Friday night in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood, Chicago police confirm.
Mayor Nominates Annette Nance-Holt To Be First Woman Commissioner Of Chicago Fire DepartmentThe first woman and woman of color has been picked to lead the Chicago Fire Department.
Father Larry Sullivan Reinstated As Pastor Of Christ The King Parish In BeverlyFather Sullivan was removed from pastoral duties last month, after an allegation of sexual misconduct when he was 18, prior to entering the seminary. The Archdiocese says a full investigation was done and after multiple unsuccessful attempts to obtain information from the accuser, they cannot substantiate the claim.