Lauren Victory looks at two scientists at Northwestern who participated in Museum of Science and Industry's Science Works event.
Report Outlines Serious Concerns About Sexual Harassment In SpringfieldHouse Speaker Michael Madigan requested the probe last year from an attorney and former federal prosecutor. As CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports, the report particularly takes former House Clerk Tim Mapes to task.
When Is Shooting An Intruder Justified?CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports in Illinois, shooting at a trespasser isn't necessarily an act of self defense even for a licensed gun owner.
Window Washer Safe After Dramatic Rescue From 53rd Floor Of River North BuildingA window washer was rescued after one of his lines broke, leaving him hanging from the 53rd floor of a building in River North.
Shedd Aquarium's Newest Baby Penguins Have Been NamedTwo Magellanic penguin chicks were officially named after a week-long naming contest held by the aquarium resulted in more than 1,300 votes from aquarium members.
Lightning Strike Tree, Ruptures Gas Line In PalatineThe lightning strike also blew off two squares sections of the sidewalk.
32 Victims File New Lawsuits Against SterigenicsVictims have filed 32 new lawsuits against Sterigenics for exposure to the cancer causing chemical exthylene oxide. Six victims addressed the media on Tuesday to share their stories.
Pritzker Nixes Family Planning Money After Trump 'Gag Rule'Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois will not use federal family planning funds as long as Republican President Donald Trump's administration prohibits women's health clinics from referring patients for abortions. Katie Johnston reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Aug. 20, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 08-20-19)CBS 2's Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Say They Will Depose Rahm Emanuel, Others If City Doesn't Drop Civil CaseAttorneys for former "Empire" star Jussie Smollett say if the city doesn't drop a civil case against the actor they will depose some familiar names and others.
Teen Slain In Chicago LawnA 16-year-old boy was found dead of a gunshot wound late Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Thousands Expected At 30th Annual African Festival Of The Arts Labor Day WeekendThe 30th annual African Festival of the Arts will take place labor Day Weekend and will have the theme "Spirit of Africa."
Homeowner Shoots Intruder In Back YardAn East Garfield Park neighborhood homeowner shot an intruder in his backyard early Tuesday.
Search Continues For 2nd Suspect After Dolton ShootoutDolton police are urging people to stay vigilant as they search for a second suspect, following a wild shootout with officers Monday afternoon. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
New Owner Plans To Fix Aging Patio Theater And Damaged MarqueeThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders recently spotted a Facebook post about an old marquee at a famous Portage Park neighborhood cinema. As CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports, the beat-up Patio Theater sign is to the point where it looks like it could collapse. But there is a plan to restore not just the sign, but the whole venue.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, Aug. 20, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
McHenry Township Bus Service For Seniors About To DisappearMcHenry Township seniors love to play Bingo, but soon the transportation to their beloved game will end. CBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole found out they aren’t giving up without a fight.
Fatal Shooting In Chicago LawnA young man was found dead of a gunshot wound late Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M. 08-19-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the extended forecast.
Robbery Sparks Manhunt In DoltonA police officer shot and wounded one suspect in the used car dealership robbery, but one escaped and was the subject of an intense search. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Pit Bull Attacks Again In Westchester Despite Being Deemed ViciousThe two dogs got loose and attacked and killed a dachshund, similar to something that happened back in hte fall. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Family Holds Out Hope For Missing Pregnant WomanTen months after her disappearance, the family of Kierra Coles isn't giving up hope that she will be found alive.
Boy, 10, Talks About Pain Of Losing Mom To GunfireShamar Stewart's mom, Shaunte, was shot and killed while driving home from her own birthday celebration in the Washington Park neighborhood. Shamar opened up to CBS 2's Eric Cox about how he was feeling.
Woman Bites Would-Be Attacker On U Of C CampusCampus police are beefing up patrols after the attack on Drexel Avenue.
Building Owner Cited After Auburn Gresham Porch CollapseA man was injured in the porch collapase on May Street.
Indiana Surfer, Marina Staffers Say They Weren't Notified Of SpillArcelorMittal steel spilled chemicals that left 3,000 fish dead in the Little Calumet River last week, but many didn't know until well afterward. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Man Held In Abduction Of Teen Girl From IndianaAlex Curry-Fishtorn allegedly forced Madison Eddlemon, 22, into a car and took her to Arkansas, even though Eddlemon had an order of protection against him. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
Police Call Off Search For Suspect In DoltonOne robbery suspect was shot by police and one remained on the loose in Dolton Monday evening.
Power Problem Halts South Shore TrainsThe trains to Indiana were being held at Millennium Station during the evening rush.