The University of Illinois is creating a new center that will focus on autonomous technology.
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.
Firefighter Who Found Dead Newborn Outside Firehouse Attends Prayer VigilA Chicago firefighter appeared publicly for the first time Thursday night, just days after he found a newborn baby dead outside his fire station on the city’s Near North Side. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Man Struck, Killed While Crossing Touhy Avenue In Edison ParkPolice late Thursday were searching for a driver who struck and killed a man with his Jeep as the man crossed Touhy Avenue in the Edison Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Court Document Claims Man Who Was Shot By University Of Chicago Police Wanted To Commit 'Suicide By Cop'Meanwhile, the UCPD officer who shot a gunman during a shootout in Hyde Park on Tuesday has been identified as the same officer who shot a U of C student nearly four years ago, about a block away. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Preview Of Chicago Auto Show's First Look For Charity Gala Fundraiser In Goose IslandThe Chicago Auto Show returns to McCormick Place in less than a month, and excitement is building.
When Could Masking Rules And Other COVID-19 Mitigation Measures Be Lifted?COVID numbers are coming down – on Wednesday, we learned that both the city and state have peaked in the last few weeks. Now, the questions are getting louder - when will we see some loosening of rules because of it? CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Local Coffee Should Brings Awareness To Mental Health To Urban CommunitiesA local coffee shop wants to bring awareness to the stigma of mental health for the black and brown communities.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart Host Vehicle Light Repair Event In BerwynFewer tickets for drivers and safer roadways for everyone was the goal of Thursday's free vehicle light repair event hosted by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.
DePaul's Aneesah Morrow Brings Home The Awards And Shares The Joy With Her TeamThe best freshmen women's college basketball player in the country is playing at DePaul and racking up a lot of individual awards, which is costing her a lot of money.
Northwest Indiana COVID Numbers Are Trending The Same Way Illinois' Numbers Are GoingThe drop in COVID cases in Illinois does/doesn't mirror what's happening in neighboring Indiana CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports nearby counties like Lake county here are seeing similar trend, but its the rest of the state that has yet to see cases peak.
Tuition To Increase At University Of Illinois Campuses Following Vote By Board Of TrusteesPrices are on the rise for just about everything and that also goes for college tuition.
Aurora Police Sgt. Ken Thurman Dies Of COVID-19 Complications; Second Aurora Officer To Die From COVID This MonthAurora Police Sgt. Ken Thurman died of complications from COVID-19 on Wednesday, the department announced, making him the second Aurora officer to die of COVID complications in eight days.
Man Steals Jeep With Two Kids Inside While Woman Delivered NewspapersA man took off in a stolen vehicle with two young girls inside in Peterson Park on Thursday morning.
University Of Chicago Police Officer Who Shot, Wounded Man Was Also Involved In 2018 IncidentThe University of Chicago Police officer who shot a gunman during a shootout in Hyde Park on Tuesday has been identified as the same officer who shot a U of C student nearly four years ago, about a block away. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Man Steals, Crashes Jeep With Two Young Girls Inside In Peterson ParkCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a woman driving a Jeep Liberty was delivering newspapers around 5 a.m. in the 5600 block of North Sacramento, when she got out of her vehicle and left it running with her two girls, ages 10 and 12, inside.
Mother Wade, Owner Of Josephine's Southern Cooking, Honored For Decades Of Dedication To CuisineShe's fed everyone at her restaurant, from the South Side to the West Side, celebrities and dignitaries to diners from the neighborhood, and they’re all celebrating Josephine Wade.
Chicago Auto Show's First Look For Charity Gala Fundraiser Set For Feb. 11The Chicago Auto Show returns to McCormick Place in less than a month, and excitement is building. A preview of the show's First Look For Charity night was held at Goose Island Wednesday.
Shots Fired At Car On Edens Expressway; Lanes Shut Down For HoursJust in time for the evening commute, all lanes of the Edens Expressway reopened late Thursday after gunfire shut down an exit for hours. CBS 2's Sabrina Franza reports.
How Will Self-Driving Cars Affect Cities Like Chicago?Self-driving cars are spreading out across the country, and you may see one yourself on the Kennedy or Dan Ryan Expressway soon. CBS News’ Laura Podesta has a report, and DePaul University Professor Joe Schwieterman talks with CBS 2’s Jim Williams and Marie Saavedra about how self-driving cars will affect big cities like Chicago.
Chicago Weather: Sunny But ChillyCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.