The man who wants to build a high-speed transit system from Chicago's downtown to O'Hare says a similar tunnel to be unveiled in Los Angeles will be delayed. In an interview with "60 Minutes" Elon Musk says he doesn't like to adhere to deadlines.
Uptown Strong Initiative Takes On Multiple Efforts To Keep Businesses Afloat And RobustMany businesses in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood have had to pivot and pivot again during the COVID-19 pandemic, and now a new campaign has now been launched in an effort to get attention for companies facing unprecedented challenges. Uptown United Executive Director Sarah Wilson joins CBS 2's Jim Williams and Marie Saavedra with more.
Lightfoot's Nomination Of New COPA Chief StallsThe nomination to have the interim chief of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) become the police watchdog agency’s permanent leader stalled on Friday, amid opposition from aldermen infuriated by a COPA disciplinary recommendation for slain Police Officer Ella Frenc
Investigation Continues Into Hit-And-Run That Left Retired Chicago Police Officer DeadChicago Police on Friday continued to investigate a deadly hit-and-run in Edison Park the night before. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Remembering The Booming Singer Meat Loaf, And Why So Many Fans Loved HimA booming rock and roll voice is now silent, as singer Meat Loaf died Thursday night at the age of 74. CBS 2's Jim Williams talked to The Drive radio’s Janda Lane about why so many fans loved him.
Metra Train Strikes Vehicle In Morgan Park Near 112th StreetAccording to Metra, inbound and outbound train movement was halted
Anjanette Young, Woman Handcuffed Naked During Botched Raid, Spoke With CBS 2 Mornings Gayle King About Her ExperienceThe CBS 2 Investigators first documented the 2019 wrong raid by Chicago Police at the home of Anjanette Young. Young spoke with Gayle King on CBS Mornings about the trauma she still experiences.
One Dead, Another Injured After An Explosion In HampshireCBS 2's Sabrina Franza reports the company has had at least two OSHA violations listed.
Many Without Access To Federally Purchased COVID Tests Due To Household Test LimitThis week Americans can order a set of four rapid COVID tests from the federal government. The tests are being distributed by the U.S. Postal Service, and getting one is supposed to be easy. While this initiative is aimed at keeping Americans healthy and safe, local health officials have found gaps that residents can easily fall through. — potentially leaving swaths of Americans without access to these federally purchased tests.
Grayslake Family Members Share January 22 Birthdate For A Combined 200 YearsWhat are the odds that one family has four members who share the exact same birthday? That's the reality for a Grayslake family and on Saturday January 22nd, they'll collectively celebrate a combined 200 years.
Chicago Weather: Continued Cold Today But Snow Moves In TomorrowCBS2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest 7-day forecast.
Anjanette Young, Woman Handcuffed Naked During Botched Raid, Speaks To Gayle King On The Trauma She Still FacesThe CBS 2 Investigators first documented the 2019 wrong raid by Chicago Police at the home of Anjanette Young. Young spoke with Gayle King on CBS mornings about the trauma she still experiences.
Public Safety Committee To Discuss Lightfoot's Proposal To Sue Street GangsThe Chicago City Council Committee on Public Safety will meet later today to discuss the so-called Victims' Justice Ordinance, a proposal from Mayor Lori Lightfoot to allow the city to sue gangs, their leadership, and members who profit from illegal and violent acts. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports the proposal has faced vocal opposition from some critics.
Retired Chicago Police Officer Killed In Hit And Run In Edison Park; Police Looking For DriverPolice are searching for a driver who struck and killed a retired Chicago Police officer with his Jeep as the man crossed Touhy Avenue in the Edison Park neighborhood.
Disney On Ice Has Multiple Levels Of Precautions In Places As They Perform Amid PandemicSkaters with Disney On Ice portray your favorite Disney characters like Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” or Miguel from “Coco.” But behind those fictional characters are very real performers, trying to stay safe and healthy.
Urban Art Taking Downtown Aurora By StormBetween August and December, 30 new murals popped up in west suburban Aurora. Morning insider Marissa Parra spoke to the artists behind the paintings.
Friday Morning Temperatures In The Single DigitsCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest forecast.
Center For COVID Control COVID-19 Testing Sites Will Not Be Reopening For Foreseeable Future, Illinois AG SaysIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Thursday night that Center for Covid Control COVID-19 testing sites will not be reopening for the foreseeable future.
ATM Stolen From Logan Square Currency Exchange; Two Other Attempts Reported NearbyThere was another ATM theft overnight and two other attempts early Friday morning.
Accused Conman Rick Dugo Facing New Charges In Lake CountyNew charges have been filed against Rick Dugo, an accused conman whom the CBS 2 Investigators have been following since last year.
Chicago Weather: 20s Return Friday, Snow Coming This WeekendCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. First Alert Weather forecast for Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022.
Cook County State's Attorney Declines To Prosecute State Inspector Who Was Caught On Camera GropingA state inspector was caught on camera groping a doggy daycare owner in Bucktown, and CBS 2 has learned he won’t be facing criminal charges. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Rideshare Drivers Say They Have Been Unfairly Deactivated After Customer ComplaintsRideshare drivers insist there is no way to refute if passengers pull out their phones and write bad reviews after a ride – and now they are hoping a few aldermen at City Hall will help with their cause. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Kyle Rittenhouse's Attorneys Want His Rifle Returned To Be DestroyedAttorneys for Kyle Rittenhouse this week asked that his personal property that was seized by Kenosha police when he was first arrested be returned, and that the gun he used to shoot and kill two people and wound a third be destroyed.