A person found in Kentucky on Wednesday is not Timmothy Pitzen, the Aurora boy who disappeared nearly eight years ago, the FBI said Thursday. Instead, police say Brian Michael Rini, 23, of Medina, Ohio, made up the story.
Bears Vs. Cardinals: The Good, The Bad, And The UglyCBS 2's Marshall Harris has the Good, the Bad, and, the Ugly from the Cardinals 33-22 bludgeoning of the Bears.
Minnie Miñoso's Family Celebrates Baseball Hall Of Fame ElectionWhite Sox icon Minnie Minoso passed away in 2016, but his family is still celebrating his being voted into Cooperstown Sunday.
Uber Eats Driver Recovering After Being Shot In The FaceCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports has new information to the story that was breaking right on CBS 2 at 10:00 Sunday night. The shooting happened about a quarter of a mile from a gas station.
Some Woodridge Townhome Residents Must Leave And Can't Come Back Until SpringSome Woodridge townhome owners have to leave their homes by Friday, Dec. 17, and they won’t be able to go back until spring of 2022. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Jussie Smollett Offers Minute-By-Minute Breakdown Of How He Says Attack HappenedJussie Smollett took the witness stand in his own defense at his trial on Monday, saying there was "no hoax." CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Chicago Shopkeepers Deliver Toys Themselves, Skipping Mail ServicesThe most wonderful time of the year means new challenges for local businesses. The owner of a Chicago toy store tells CBS 2's Tara Molina, she's been forced to take holiday delivery into her own hands.
Chicago Weather: Short Cold SnapCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Man Stabbed On CTA Blue Line Train Near Irving ParkPolice said there was an argument after another man approached with a gun. The armed man also pulled out a sharp object.
Oak Park-River Forest High School Rescinds Ban On Sports, ExtracurricularsOak Park-River Forest High School has decided to reverse its decision to put a stop to sports and extracurricular activities. The reversal followed outrage from students and parents.
Grundy Co. Woman Wants Attention Paid To COVID-Related PsychosisOne woman from Grundy County said over 50 families reached out after she made public the story of her husband's death. CBS 2's Chris Tye with her new focus and the new attention she's getting from Washington.
Jussie Smollett Testifies At Own Trial, Says He Was Victim Of Real AttackActor Jussie Smollett took the stand at his trial on Monday, describing his alleged attack and claiming he was the victim of an actual hate crime. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Jussie Smollett Takes The Witness Stand At His TrialJussie Smollett took the witness stand on Monday to tell jurors his side of the story about the 2019 attack that police and prosecutors have said was a hoax. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Salvation Army Volunteers Box Up Meals For The Holiday SeasonThis week, they'll be packing up 16,000 boxes of food. Turkeys, chickens, stuffing and gravy. Everything for a holiday feast. Those boxes will be shipped to all 28 Salvation Army centers across the Chicago area.
Wind Advisory In Effect; Temperature Drop MondayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Chicago Teachers Union Demanding Action After Over 100 People In Woodlawn In QuarantineIn the past two weeks, 20 cases of COVID were reported. There were seven cases on Friday, causing 113 people into quarantine.
Jussie Smollett Trial Resumes; Will He Take The Stand?We're still waiting to see if Jussie Smollett will take the stand and testify in his trial before the defense rests its case. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Man Stabbed On CTA Blue Line Train Near Irving Park StopPolice said there was an argument after another man approached with a gun. The armed man also pulled out a sharp object.
East Chicago, Indiana Nonprofit Lives Up To Its Name For Families Having Trouble Getting Presents Under The Christmas TreeFor families who are grieving or who might have trouble putting food on the table, it might be tough getting presents under the tree for Christmas.
Builder Creates 'Neighbor-To-Neighbor' Relationships With Affordable Homes In North Chicago One Chicago suburb is turning blight into beauty. The concept is to invite homeowners that might not otherwise be able to swing a down payment and a mortgage onto blocks where neighborly relations have turned chilly.
Jussie Smollett Trial: Jury Could Get Case Monday As Trial ResumesThe question today, will Jussie Smollett take the stand in his defense?
Delivery Driver Shot In Head In Back of The Yards; 18-Year-Old Struck In ThighA delivery driver was shot in the face and ear while driving in Back of the Yards Sunday evening.
Sensory Santa Events Welcomes Families Of Kids With DisabilitiesFashion Outlets of Chicago held a sensory Santa event where the children with autism and other special needs could enjoy time with Old Saint Nick without the crowds and noise.
Chicago Weather: Monday Brings Wind, Blast Of Cold AirCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has thd 10 p.m. forecast for Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.
Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Delivers Presents For ChildrenEach motorcycle rider delivered a new toy to be given to a child in need.