Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood was named the hottest, most affordable place to live in America, according to a new real estate ranking list from Redfin. Matt Yurus reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 PM, Sept. 17, 2019)CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist has your extended forecast.
Paralyzed By Gunshots, Artist Learns To Paint With MouthArtist Mariam Pare has become a master of painting with her mouth, and her work was chosen for a special Christmas card sale. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Dog On Leash Struck, Killed By Car In Roscoe VillageThe dog's owners and other neighbors want to draw attention to dangerous driving in the area. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Friends Say Woman Killed By Truck Was PregnantElizabeth Boshardy was hit and killed by a flatbed truck at Grand Avenue and LaSalle Drive.
Theater Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing StudentJoel Ewing stands charged with sexually abusing a female student he taught at Senn High School for years. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Successful Stimulation For CubsThe Cubs are going into their second game against Cincinnati with high-scoring wins, but some high-profile injuries. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.
What Is The Midwest?CBS 2's Jim Williams reports on a new exhibit at the Newberry Library that examines that question, not just in terms of geography, but in attitude, culture and the different communities that call the region home.
University Of Chicago Gearing Up For Possible Nurses Strike FridayThe University of Chicago is gearing up for a possible nurses strike this Friday.
Man Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse By Rev. SmythMore from Clarence George Jr. on his lawsuit claiming he was sexually abused for years by the late Rev. John Smyth at Maryville Academy. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Teen Girl's Body Found In Gary AlleyWitnesses say the unidentified girl was found tied to a utility pole, and they believe she was beaten to death. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Trial To Begin For Two Men Accused In Execution-Style Killing Of 9-Year-Old BoyOpening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the trials of two purported gang members accused of the “targeted assassination” of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in 2015, as an act of revenge against the boy’s father, who is an alleged member of a rival gang.
Chicago Fire Is Hot Heading Into the PlayoffsWith a new owner, a possible spot in the playoffs and a move to Soldier Field next season, the future of the Chicago Fire is ablaze.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 PM, Sept. 17, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 7-day forecast.
WATCH: Berwyn Teen Reunited With Beloved DogA Berwyn teenager received the surprise she had been hoping for after her beloved dog went missing in August.
3 Injured In West Side Squad Car CrashThe Chicago Police squad car and another vehicle collided at Kedzie Avenue and Washington Boulevard.
Man Who Says He Was Abused By Fr. Smyth Comes ForwardClarence George Jr. is coming out of the shadows as he alleges sexual abuse by late Maryville Academy head the Rev. John Smyth. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Construction Site To Blame For Legionnaires' In Batavia?The site i s steps from the Covenant Living at Holmstad retirement home, where a Legionnaires' outbreak has taken place.
Woman Hit, Killed By Flatbed Truck In River NorthA pedestrian was struck and killed by a flatbed truck in Chicago's River North neighborhood Tuesday morning, Chicago police confirmed.
CBS 2 Top Headlines PM 09-17-19CBS 2's Irika Sargent has a look at the headlines and meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Sept. 17, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.
Amazon Hosting Job Fairs In Chicago, 5 Other CitiesAmazon is hosting a nationwide job fair, looking to hire more than 30,000 people, including 400 new jobs for its office in downtown Chicago. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
No Increase In R. Kelly's Bond In Cook County; Woman Who Posted His Bail Can't Get Money BackThe woman who posted R. Kelly's bail earlier this year can't get her $100,000 back, and a judge also denied Cook County prosecutors' request to increase his bond on sexual assault and sexual abuse charges.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, Sept. 17, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.
Clarence George, Alleged Victim, Speaks Out About Claims Of Sexual Abuse By Rev. John SmythThe victim at the center of the first lawsuit involving the Rev. John Smyth spoke out this week. Clarence E. George Jr. claimed Smyth, the revered priest in charge of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, preyed on him for years. He first reached out exclusively to CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards.
Harding Park Gets Much-Needed Cleanup After Months Of QuestionsTime and time again the Morning Insiders found filthy conditions at Harding Park on the West Side. By late summer, the park finally got a makeover. Why did it take so long to clean it up? CBS 2’s Lauren Victory took that question to someone near the top of Chicago Park District.
CPD Officer Dies In SuicideA Chicago police officer died from suicide Monday night at the Bunker Hill Forest Preserve on the Northwest Side.
Amazon Hosting Job FairAmazon is hosting a nationwide job fair, looking to hire more than 30,000 people, including 400 new jobs for its office in downtown Chicago. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Families Escape North Lawndale FireFamilies escaped huge flames overnight, as a fire jumped from home to home in the North Lawndale neighborhood. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10PM 09-16-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist with a look at the overnight forecast.