The $20,000 "Dream Box" office bed was among office furniture of the future that was rolled out at Neocon at the Merchandise Mart Monday.
Speechwriter Brian Boyer On His Time Working With Mayor Harold WashingtonThe Chicago Public Library has released an archive of printouts of speeches by Mayor Harold Washington. Brian Boyer, who served as chief speechwriter for Mayor Washington, joins CBS 2's Jim Williams to talk about his role with the mayor.
Police: Suspect Pulled Officer Inside Car In DunningA Chicago Police officer who was injured on Tuesday in the Dunning neighborhood was trying to arrest a man, police said Wednesday.
Crystal Lake Pizza Shop Worker Says She Was Drugged, Assaulted By OwnerPolice in northwest suburban Crystal Lake were searching Wednesday night for more possible victims - after a worker at a Rosati's pizza shop claimed she was drugged and sexually assaulted by the owner.
COPA To Release Video Thursday Showing Police Killing Adam Toledo, 13Adam's family watched the video on Tuesday and called it "heartbreaking." CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
COVID-19 UK Variant Cases Up 31% In Illinois In One Week; Still Stopped By VaccineA new facility in Chicago is doing more and better tracking of the COVID-19 variants in Illinois, but experts say it is just more potent -- easier to spread -- but luckily still stopped by vaccine.
Work Begins In Jackson Park Ahead Of Fall Groundbreaking For Obama Presidential CenterMayor Lori Lightfoot and Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday announced $200 million in utility, infrastructure, and park improvements in Jackson Park that will help pave the way for groundbreaking of the $500 million Obama Presidential Center later this year.
Fighting COVID Vaccine HesitancyCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on what community leaders in some of Chicago's most vulnerable neighborhoods are doing to combat COVID vaccine hesitancy after one drug maker's shots had severe side effects in six out of the more than six million doses given.
Chicago Public Library Posts Archive Of Speeches By Mayor Harold WashingtonNinety-nine years ago on Thursday, Chicago's first Black mayor, Harold Washington, was born. As CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, a big part of the birthday celebration includes a new exhibit of Washington's time in office - his speeches.
Chicago Weather: Cooler Than NormalCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
2 Dogs Killed, 7 People Left Homeless After Waukegan FireTwo dogs were killed and seven people left homeless after flames tore through a house in Chicago's northern suburbs overnight Wednesday.
Community Organizers Work To Combat Vaccine Hesitancy After Johnson & Johnson PauseOne day into the nationwide pause on the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, there's already been a devastating effect on vaccine confidence for some Chicagoans. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on the fallout.
COPA To Release Police Video Of Killing Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo On ThursdayBody cam video and other materials from the police shooting that killed Adam Toledo, 13, will be released on Thursday, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability announced. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Penguins Nest At The SheddThe penguin colony at Shedd Aquarium has begun its annual nesting season, which provides a unique peek into their lifecycle as the Magellanic and rockhopper penguins begin building their nests, attracting mates, and pairing up.
McDonald's To Mandate Anti-Harassment Training WorldwideChicago based-McDonald's will mandate worker training to combat harassment, discrimination and violence in its restaurants worldwide starting next year. Katie Johnston reports.
Preparation Work Begins In Jackson Park Ahead Of Fall Groundbreaking For Obama Presidential CenterIt's long-awaited news for the South Side. Pre-construction work is about to begin to help pave way for the groundbreaking of the Obama Presidential Center. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Bell-Ringing Ceremony Honors Chicago Firefighter Edward Edward SingletonA ceremonial bell rang for Edward Singleton, the second CFD member to die as a result of the virus.
Chicago Weather: Cloudy And Chilly For The Next Couple Of DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended forecast.
CTU, CPS Continue TalksThe school district and its teachers union are still negotiating return to work plans for high school teachers who are concerned about COVID-19.
Mother Of 2 Frustrated After Financial Aid From Illinois Was Cut Off Due To Glitch; 'Everybody Says It's Somebody Else's Fault'CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas is pressing the Illinois Department of Human Services for answers.
Missing Your Friends, But Tired Of Video Chat? How One Group Of Pals Is Beating Zoom FatigueZoom fatigue. It’s one of those phrases that might end up in the dictionary some day. It's the drain many of us feel from video call after video call, but not the people you're about to meet.
Johnson & Johnson Pause Impacting Vaccination Sites Across IllinoisAn emergency meeting Wednesday will discuss whether it's safe to continue giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, after it was linked to blood clots and paused by the CDC.
Water Main Break Shuts Down Streets In Morgan ParkCrews are responding to a water main break in Morgan Park early Wednesday morning.
Cooler Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Cool Wind On WednesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, April 13, 2021.