Lauren Victory looks at two scientists at Northwestern who participated in Museum of Science and Industry's Science Works event.
Chicago Weather: A Mild Thanksgiving Holiday WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.
Restaurants Hope Scaled-Back Thanksgiving Plans Will Help SalesWith restaurant dining rooms shut down and families choosing safety over group gatherings, local restaurants are pivoting to takeout Thanksgiving Day meals. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Getting Hosed: After Vietnam Vet Got Hit With $10,700 Water Bill, He Gets A Surprise Of New AppliancesCBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards first introduced us to Mr. Andrews last year. Mr. Andrews had a water bill that amounted to a staggering $10,700.57 for water he never used. But an angel investor got his water back on, and now he has gotten another surprise.
Sources Say CFD Official Was Kept Off Plane At Midway TwiceSources tell CBS 2 a high-ranking Chicago Fire Department official was denied boarding not one, but two flights at Midway International Airport while intoxicated. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Officers Heard On Call To Former Supt. Eddie Johnson's House For Domestic IncidentOfficers responding to former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson’s house recently seemed to know exactly what they were walking into that night.
Multiple Neighborhoods On Edge After String Of CarjackingsA possible link has been discovered to a string of carjackings from Lakeview to Bucktown. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Family And Friends Help Englewood Woman Celebrate 100th BirthdayHappy 100th birthday, Mattie Bowden!
Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Canceled Due To PandemicThe Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade had been scheduled for Dec. 6. But because of COVID-19, it is not happening at all. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Chicago Weather: Rain Ends Wednesday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.
$10,000 Reward Offered In Search For Shooter Who Critically Wounded 5-Year-Old BoyA 5-year-old boy was struck in the head by a stray bullet while playing on his iPad in his living room on Nov. 16.
Chicago Area Day Care Owner Accused Pocketing $6 Million In 8-Year Fraud SchemeA Chicago area day care owner is now accused of pocketing millions of dollars meant for children and using it to buy a luxury car and a fancy home.
COVID-19 Masks Complicate Identifying CarjackersMasks are essential for mitigating the spread of COVID-19, but they may also be emboldening multiple carjacking crews in Chicago.
Travelers Continue To Fly For Holidays Despite COVID-19 WarningsChicago’s top doctor Wednesday said more than one Chicagoan is diagnosed with COVID-19 every minute and reminded everyone it is not too late to change Thanksgiving plans.
Highland Park Retailers Join Forces To Compete Against Online Giants During COVID-19 PandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for mom and pop shops, which have been hit hard by the pandemic and faced stiff competition from large online sites. However, some suburban stores have found a creative way to compete just in time for the holidays.
City Of Chicago Turns Out To Own Part Of Stretch Of Vacant Lots Deemed DangerousIt’s a neighborhood nuisance – a stretch of vacant lots at least partially owned by the City of Chicago. Not only did the city fail to clean the lots up despite repeated complaints, over the years, but they initially wouldn’t tell CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas who owns the properties. Story from Oct. 15..
Group Offers $10,000 Reward For Information In Shooting Of 5-Year-Old BoyA community group is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter who wounded a 5-year-old boy last week, when a stray bullet hit him in the head while he was playing on his iPad at home.
Vista Tower Gets New Name: The St. Regis ChicagoChicago's newest skyscraper is getting a new name. Vista Tower, the third-tallest building in Chicago, is being rebranded as The St. Regis Chicago, after the owners signed an agreement with St. Regis Hotels & Resorts to manage a 191-room luxury hotel.
Rainy Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Dragging Police Officer From CarA 25-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder, after police said he dragged an officer from his car while fleeing a traffic stop Monday night near the 95th Street CTA Red Line terminal.
Airports Remain Busy With Thanksgiving Travel Despite Warnings From Health OfficialsAirports have been very busy the past few days with Thanksgiving travel, but Wednesday and Sunday are expected to be the busiest travel days.
Mayor Discusses City's Plan To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Once ApprovedWith the first COVID-19 vaccine in line for emergency FDA authorization as soon as early December, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health outlined plans for how the city would begin distributing the treatment.
Multiple Crashes Reported On Dan Ryan Expressway As Slick Conditions ContinueIllinois State Police have reported four crashes, between 1:30 and 3 a.m. Wednesday, on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
McKinley Statue Vandalized In McKinley Park OvernightVandals tried to pull down a statue of former President William McKinley with a rope overnight.
Warrenville Photographer Sets Up Backyard Venue For Socially-Distanced Visits With SantaNot even Santa Claus is immune to coronavirus.