With more snow falling overnight, ahead of a blast of arctic air on Wednesday, shovels and snow plows alike were busy clearing roads, driveways, and sidewalks before temperatures plunge well below freezing. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
GiGi Gianni Sings National Anthem At Cubs GameShe’s the inspiration for GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers.
Public Guardian Wants To Know Why Foxx Has Not Brought Charges In Case Of Swindled Nursing Home ResidentCook County's public guardian says a 98-year-old woman was preyed upon by nursing home employees paid to take care of her.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana In IllinoisWith Gov. JB Pritzker's signature Illinois is the 11th state to legalize marijuana, and the law is being called the most progressive in the country.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 10 p.m. 6-25-19CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the forecast.
Child Pulled From Lake Michigan At Rainbow Beach; Woman Performs CPRA 19-year-old who just finished EMT training heard that girl screaming and jumped into action.
Jussie Smollett Update: Actor Googled Himself More Than 50 Times In Days After Alleged AttackIn the days after Jussie Smollett said he was the victim of a racially motivated attack, there was a spike in interest in his story--including from the actor himself.
GiGi Gianni, Inspiration For GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers, Sings National Anthem At Cubs GameGiGi Gianni,16, sang National Anthem before Tuesday night's Cubs game at Wrigley Field. She’s the inspiration for GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers. GiGi’s mom Nancy says GiGi has always loved the National Anthem but worked for seven years to articulate the words and practices every day in order to sing it in front of nearly 40,000 people.
Family Of Misidentified Man Who Died In Hospice With Another Man's Family Speaks For The First TimeFor the first time the family of Elisha Brittman, who was misidentified as another man by Chicago police and died with that man's family, is speaking out.
Local Immigrant Worries About Being DeportedWhen President Trump called off nationwide deportation raids, for at least two weeks, it only meant another fortnight of anxiety for those potentially at risk. CBS 2 political reporter Derrick Blakley spoke with an undocumented Chicagoan who has been here two decades, but worries his time may be running out.
Facebook Censors Local ResidentCBS 2's Jim Williams reports Facebook has a strict policy on nudity and sexual content on its site. You can't post it. But the social media giant censored an historical article posted by a Chicago lawyer.
SpaceX Rocket LaunchSpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 5 p.m.CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the forecast.
Woman Wants Explanation After Her Uncle Wandered Off From Nursing Center Last WeekA woman says a south shore nursing home has not given her any explanation after her 70-year-old uncle went missing for six days and she found him in the middle of the street miles from the facility.
CTA Officials Cite 'Human Error' As Cause Of CTA Green Line DerailmentCTA officials determined "human error" was the cause of the June 6 CTA Green Line derailment, according to a release from the CTA.
Remembering Michael Jackson 10 Years After His DeathMichael Jackson's estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans began gathering to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop's death.
Mom Must Get Education, Job After Daughter's Shooting DeathA northwestern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to a reduced neglect charge stemming from her 2-year-old daughter's shooting death has been ordered to take parenting classes, get an education, stay off drugs and find a job. Matt Yurus reports.
Special Prosecutor Requested In South Bend Police ShootingA prosecutor in South Bend, Indiana, is requesting a special prosecutor to investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer that has roiled the campaign of mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Matt Yurus reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, June 25, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls For Larger Police And Fire Training AcademyAs she visited with Chicago’s newest police recruits on Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she will be working with the heads of the Police Department and Fire Department to expand on plans for a new training academy, to make sure it is the “best in class” for now and the future.
Governor Signs Law Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use Starting Next YearGov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, starting next year. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Hit-And-Run Critically Injures Divvy Rider In River NorthA man was critically injured when a hit-and-run driver struck him while he was riding a Divvy bike early Tuesday morning in the River North neighborhood. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Bull's Draft Pick Daniel Gafford Talks About His Hopes For the TeamCBS 2's Megan Mawicke talks one-on-one with Chicago Bulls center Daniel Gafford who was selected by the team during the draft last week. He says he's excited to join the team and plans to share his energy with the Bulls.
737 Max Pilot Sues Boeing For Career Damage, 'Severe Emotional And Mental Stress'An anonymous pilot is suing Boeing, alleging the company demonstrated reckless indifference and conscious disregard for the flying public in its development of the 737 Max. Matt Yurus reports.
Governor To Sign Recreational Marijuana BillGov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday will sign legislation making Illinois the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana.
Delivery Crew Dumps Woman's New Sofa On Her Lawn After They Can't Get It Through Her DoorNearly six months after Roslyn Drew ordered a new sofa, delivery crews abandoned the couch on her front lawn, leaving it to sit there for two weeks. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, June 25, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Jury Finds Brendt Christensen Guilty On All Counts In Death Of Yingying ZhangA jury has found Brendt Christensen guilty in the kidnapping and killing Yingying Zhang, a University of Illinois scholar, in June of 2017.
Activists Recall Chicago's Early Gay Rights MarchesIt’s Pride Month, and this weekend the city’s annual Pride Parade will step off on the North Side, with thousands of people lining the parade route in celebration. But it wasn’t always so joyful. CBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole spoke to some of those who risked their jobs and safety to take part in Chicago’s early gay rights marches.
Construction Worker Struck And Killed By Dump Truck In Lake ForestA construction worker was killed in an accident just after midnight in north suburban Lake Forest.