"Somm Madness" creator Adam Sweders talks about Chicago's March Madness-style wine tasting tournament. Competitors compete in a blind tasting tournament and proceeds will benefit the James Beard Foundation's Impact Programs.
Man Shot, Killed After Argument At Bus Stop In Logan Square; Shooter Kills Second Man Nearby During CarjackingPolice said a 25-year-old man was sitting at a bus stop, in the 3900 block of West Fullerton Avenue around 1:08 a.m., when he was approached by a man who fired a shot after an argument.
2 Chicago Police Officers Wounded When Third Officer's Gun Accidentally DischargesThe accidental incident happened at a gas station in west suburban Lyons where police were confronting a suspect. Police Supt. David Brown has the latest from MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn.
Chicago Weather: Cool Changes ThursdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.
With Stacy Peterson Still Missing 14 Years Later, Her Sister-In-Law Is Standing Up For Abuse VictimsThe search is not over for missing Bolingbrook mother Stacy Peterson, nearly 14 years after her disappearance. In the years since, her husband Drew Peterson went to prison, her children grew up without their mother, and the Peterson family is fractured. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
IDES Promised Money Back To Unemployment Recipients After Overpayment Waivers, So Where Are The Refunds?Their refunds from the State of Illinois are approved, but for nearly a year, some unemployment claimants have been waiting on the money they are owed. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Protesters Want President Biden To Withdraw Rahm Emanuel's Nomination For AmbassadorEmanuel's hearing to become Ambassador to Japan comes on the 7th anniversary of the police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Condo Building Residents Alarmed By Mail Thefts Apparently Committed Using A Master KeyOne key fits all – and it’s a big problem for residents of a Chicago condo building where people keep having their mail stolen. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
2 Chicago Police Officers Shot, Wounded In Suburban LyonsThe officers were shot while trying to apprehend at least one suspect. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Warning About Salmonella Outbreak Involving Onions Imported From MexicoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning that fresh whole onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico have caused a Salmonella outbreak in 37 states – including Illinois.
City Hall, Police Union Not Backing Down In Fight Over COVID-19 Vaccine MandateThe vaccine mandate showdown continues between City Hall and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
ISP: Shots Fired Dolton Police Pursue Wanted Vehicle On Bishop FordA Dolton police officer was involved in an incident in which shots were fired on the Bishop Ford Freeway Wednesday evening.
South Suburban Casino Could Be In One Of Two LocationsThe state gaming board narrowed it down to Homewood, on Halsted near I-80 and Matteson at the Old Lincoln Mall site at US-30 and Cicero.
Chicago Scholars Help Students And Their Families Achieve The College DreamMaking higher education accessible for first generation college students or young people from low income communities. That's the goal of one Chicago organization as CBS 2's Jim Williams reports,
AT&T Goes On Billing Elmhurst Customers As They Were Without Phone Service In Nearly 3 MonthsSenior citizens in an Elmhurst neighborhood were left frustrated and concerned, because their AT&T landlines were down for nearly three months, yet the company went on sending out bills despite no service. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas fought for answers.
Funeral Services For Icon Timuel BlackThe activist, who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., died earlier this month at the age of 102. Black's public viewing will be Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at AA Rayner and Sons Funeral Home on 71st Street.
Unemployment Claimants Say New IDES Verification System Is Locking Them OutA new additional security system designed to prevent unemployment fraud is causing new problems for many claimants. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
City Installing New Speed Bumps After Hegewisch Neighbors Complain About SemisCBS 2 is getting results for some Chicagoans who say their street is packed with semi-trailer trucks - and they're worried about their own safety.
Chicago's Police Union Fights City Hall Over COVID Vaccine Mandate In Court HearingsCBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports with court filing after court filing from the police union, now a lawyer for the city wants a judge to order all union reps to stop telling officers to not enter their vaccine info on the portal.
Chicago Weather: Mild Thursday On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
Common, Chance The Rapper Urge Legislators To Grant Parole For Inmates Who Have Served 20 YearsCurrently, Illinois doesn't allow parole for inmates who were sentenced after 1978, regardless of how young they were when they committed a crime.
Local Pop Up Shop Wants Shoppers To Buy Early Due To Supply Chain CrisisShop earlier this year. That's what some small businesses hit hard by the supply chain crisis, are asking consumers to do.
Residents In Dixmoor Still Experiencing Low Water PressureThousands of residents in Dixmoor are still experiencing water pressure issues from over the weekend, having a trickle of water to none at all.
'Welcome To Day Three Of The Hunger Games'The vaccine mandate showdown continues between City Hall and Chicago's police union. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports the matter was discussed in two court hearings Wednesday.
Breast Cancer Survivor Urges Women To Talk To Doctors About Their Imaging, After Her Mammogram Didn't Go Far EnoughEvery October, we see products and storefronts decked out in pink; 5Ks and fundraisers with that signature ribbon. The importance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month cannot be understated, especially the message about yearly breast cancer screenings. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.