Chicago police are analyzing several new pieces of evidence in the alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett; including cell phone records, and a half-empty bottle that smells like bleach.
Pritzker Nixes Family Planning Money After Trump 'Gag Rule'Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois will not use federal family planning funds as long as Republican President Donald Trump's administration prohibits women's health clinics from referring patients for abortions. Katie Johnston reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Aug. 20, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 08-20-19)CBS 2's Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Say They Will Depose Rahm Emanuel, Others If City Doesn't Drop Civil CaseAttorneys for former "Empire" star Jussie Smollett say if the city doesn't drop a civil case against the actor they will depose some familiar names and others.
Teen Slain In Chicago LawnA 16-year-old boy was found dead of a gunshot wound late Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Thousands Expected At 30th Annual African Festival Of The Arts Labor Day WeekendThe 30th annual African Festival of the Arts will take place labor Day Weekend and will have the theme "Spirit of Africa."
Homeowner Shoots Intruder In Back YardAn East Garfield Park neighborhood homeowner shot an intruder in his backyard early Tuesday.
Search Continues For 2nd Suspect After Dolton ShootoutDolton police are urging people to stay vigilant as they search for a second suspect, following a wild shootout with officers Monday afternoon. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
New Owner Plans To Fix Aging Patio Theater And Damaged MarqueeThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders recently spotted a Facebook post about an old marquee at a famous Portage Park neighborhood cinema. As CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports, the beat-up Patio Theater sign is to the point where it looks like it could collapse. But there is a plan to restore not just the sign, but the whole venue.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, Aug. 20, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
McHenry Township Bus Service For Seniors About To DisappearMcHenry Township seniors love to play Bingo, but soon the transportation to their beloved game will end. CBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole found out they aren’t giving up without a fight.
Fatal Shooting In Chicago LawnA young man was found dead of a gunshot wound late Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M. 08-19-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the extended forecast.
Robbery Sparks Manhunt In DoltonA police officer shot and wounded one suspect in the used car dealership robbery, but one escaped and was the subject of an intense search. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Pit Bull Attacks Again In Westchester Despite Being Deemed ViciousThe two dogs got loose and attacked and killed a dachshund, similar to something that happened back in hte fall. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Family Holds Out Hope For Missing Pregnant WomanTen months after her disappearance, the family of Kierra Coles isn't giving up hope that she will be found alive.
Boy, 10, Talks About Pain Of Losing Mom To GunfireShamar Stewart's mom, Shaunte, was shot and killed while driving home from her own birthday celebration in the Washington Park neighborhood. Shamar opened up to CBS 2's Eric Cox about how he was feeling.
Woman Bites Would-Be Attacker On U Of C CampusCampus police are beefing up patrols after the attack on Drexel Avenue.
Building Owner Cited After Auburn Gresham Porch CollapseA man was injured in the porch collapase on May Street.
Indiana Surfer, Marina Staffers Say They Weren't Notified Of SpillArcelorMittal steel spilled chemicals that left 3,000 fish dead in the Little Calumet River last week, but many didn't know until well afterward. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Man Held In Abduction Of Teen Girl From IndianaAlex Curry-Fishtorn allegedly forced Madison Eddlemon, 22, into a car and took her to Arkansas, even though Eddlemon had an order of protection against him. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
Police Call Off Search For Suspect In DoltonOne robbery suspect was shot by police and one remained on the loose in Dolton Monday evening.
Power Problem Halts South Shore TrainsThe trains to Indiana were being held at Millennium Station during the evening rush.
Stopped Freight Trains Causing Safety Concerns In Highland, IndianaPolice told CBS 2 Highland Road is often blocked, sometimes for up to four hours and it turns the community into an island.
3,000 Fish Died After Indiana Chemical SpillA cyanide and ammonia spill at an ArcelorMittal plant left 3,000 fish dead in the Little Calumet River in Portage, Indiana. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
How Did Teen's Alleged Stalker Get Around Order?Alex Curry-Fishtorn was subject to an order of protection from 16-year-old Madison Eddlemon of Crown Point, Indiana, but authorities say he was still able to abduct her. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
1 Suspect Shot By Police, 1 On Run In DoltonPolice shot one suspect in a robbery at a used car dealership in Dolton, but the other escaped. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 P.M. 08-19-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the extended forecast.
'Alarmed And Disappointed': State Lawmaker Responds To Oak Woods Cemetery Flooding, DamageA state lawmaker said he was "alarmed and disappointed,” Monday after seeing CBS 2 reports on problems, like flooding and water damage, at Oak Woods cemetery on the south side.