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Expressway Shootings Cost Taxpayers Tens of Thousands Of DollarsCBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports that even if you don't use area expressways, the many shootings that have taken place on those roadways cost taxpayers everywhere tens of thousands of dollars.
State Health Officials To Probe Christ Medical Center's Handling Of Marlen Ochoa CaseThe Illinois Department Of Public Health is investigating how Advocate Christ Medical Center handled the Marlen Ochoa case. according to a department spokeswoman.
Alderman Recoils At Lightfoot Rebuke Of City Council CorruptionCBS 2 political reporter Derrick Blakley reports one alderman was not keen on Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's condemnation of aldermanic privilege. But another alderman said he doesn't feel slighted by Lightfoot's remarks.
Underage Kids Seen Driving Stolen Off-Road Vehicles Along Dan Ryan ExpresswayA viral video of underage kids driving off-road vehicles along the Dan Ryan Expressway over the weekend shows the kids driving vehicles stolen from a Sunbelt Rentals, detectives say. 
Carjackers Crash VehicleHarrowing moments in River North Tuesday as suspected carjackers take off in a vehicle only to smash it into another one. Charges are pending.
'They're Everywhere': Woman Says Landlord Won't Fix Bed Bug ProblemA family in Washington Park said they've been fighting a severe bed bug infestation for two and a half months and the landlord has not fixed the problem, despite a city ordinance stating they have to.
'It Could Kill Somebody': Rocks Thrown Over Overpass Shattering WindshieldOne second, Tony Tekiela was driving, the next, his windshield was shattered.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 5 p.m. 5-21-19CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the forecast.
Whitney Young Teacher Robbed At Gunpoint, Carjacked In School Parking LotWhitney Young Magnet High School officials are requesting extra police presence after a teacher was robbed at gunpoint and carjacked Tuesday morning, according to school officials.

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CBS 2 Top Headlines PM (5-21-19)CBS 2's Brad Edwards has the headlines and meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
$26M Cleanup Starting On Contaminated Indiana CanalThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a $26 million cleanup will begin this month of contamination on the Lake George Canal in northwestern Indiana. Gilma Avalos reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, May 21, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Inbound Bishop Ford Freeway Reopens After Fatal CrashThe inbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Freeway were closed for four hours Tuesday morning, after a 41-year-old man was killed in a crash near Sibley Boulevard.
Lori Lightfoot Begins First Full Day As Mayor Of ChicagoIt's Mayor Lori Lightfoot's first full day in office. She arrived at City Hall on Tuesday morning, and while she does not have any public events planned, she did talk to CBS This Morning about what she calls her biggest challenge. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Sheriff Questions Hospital's Handling Of Marlen Ochoa CaseThe Cook County Sheriff’s Office is asking the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to look into how Advocate Christ Medical Center handled the Marlen Ochoa case. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Two Men Steal More Than 100 Guns In Western IllinoisOne of the suspects has not been caught, police said.
The Cost Of Expressway ShootingsThere were six shootings: 2 on the Dan Ryan, 2 on I-57 on the same day, 1 on the Eisenhower and 1 on the Kennedy.
Life Sentence For 2015 Double Murder In Lake CountyArmando Trejo will spend the rest of his life behind bars, after he was sentenced in the 2015 murders of his wife and teenage stepson.
Boy Sells His Favorite Popcorn To Raise Money For Grandpa's SurgeryA 9-year-old boy from northern Indiana is selling popcorn from his favorite shop to raise money for his grandfather, who is waiting for a heart transplant.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, May 21, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Thousands Of Rapes Have Gone Unsolved In Chicago In The Past DecadeWhen a woman is raped in Chicago, the chances her attacker will be arrested are only about 6 percent. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards sat down with four rape victims who believe they got no justice.
1 Killed In Bishop Ford Freeway Crash; Inbound Lanes ClosedOne person was killed Tuesday morning in a crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway near Sibley Boulevard, in Thornton Township.
11 Injured In CTA Bus CrashEleven people were injured, two of them seriously, when a CTA bus collided with an SUV in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday morning.
Mayor Lightfoot Lays Out Grand Plan To Fight Gun Violence; 'You Have To Bring People Together'On Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s first full day in office, we’re hearing more details on the ways she plans to tackle gun violence, which she said will be her biggest challenge as mayor. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 10 p.m. 5-20-19CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the forecast.
Caffe Oliva Flooding Points To Bigger Problem Of Shrinking BeachesFlooding issues at Ohio Street Beach are making it almost impossible for a Caffe Oliva, seasonal local business, to make it. The owners are calling it their worst May on record. But that's not the only issue. The rising water is causing beaches to shrink. 
Public Life Of Maryville's Father John Smyth Belies Horrifying Allegations Of Sex CrimesAs the sun set on Smyth’s life, allegations of sexual misconduct arose. The stories are eerily similar: adolescent boys, athletes, African-American, from the South and West sides of Chicago.
Two In Injured In Chatham Gas Station ShootingTwo people were shot during a gas station shooting in Chatham just before 4:30 p.m. on Monday, according to Chicago police.
Tow Truck Hits Man, Driver Takes Off: 'He Was Gone, Just Gone'Anthony Drobick was just walking to the bus stop. He wound up with seven broken bones and an overnight stay at a hospital.

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