A man died after he caught fire when a car went up in flames early Wednesday morning on the Near West Side.
‘Blaktober’ Virtual Food Festival Seeks To Bring Awareness To Black-Owned RestaurantsJeremy Joyce has made it his mission to spread joy through food and advocacy. With Black People Eats, a company he started to fill the gap in publicity and media attention received by Black restaurants, Joyce hosts annual events to celebrate Chicago’s vibrant array of Black-owned establishments.
Chicago Hauntings: Sightings Near The Site Of A 'Suicide Bridge'Starting just before the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, the city had a lot of structures built in anticipation of the arrival of the fair. One was a soaring bridge in Lincoln Park that became known as the "Suicide Bridge," and near the site of which there have been some spooky sightings.
'Please Get Vacinated'More than 80% of the people in Illinois eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine have gotten at least one shot. Now, the state's top doctor is encouraging people to get their booster shot by publicly getting hers on Thursday.
Quenneville To Meet With NHL Commissioner Over Handling Of Blackhawks Sexual Assault ScandalFlorida Panthers coach Joel Quenneville will meet with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman in New York on Thursday, to discuss his handling of the Chicago Blackhawks sexual abuse case during the team’s 2010 Stanley Cup run. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Rain Expected Thursday AfternoonCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Chicago Hauntings: Ghosts, A Portal, And A Devil Baby At Jane Addams' Hull HouseJane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr founded the Hull House in 1889 as Chicago’s first settlement house, but there were stories going back about the mansion being haunted long before that.
CBS 2 Investigation Leads To Thousands Of Tossed Tickets: "Evidence Was Clear"In that report from late July, the CBS 2 Investigators discovered that a speed camera warning sign on Cicero leading to that Lawrence camera had a typo. A misprint. One wrong letter.
One Year After Launching New Store During Pandemic, Sally's Nuts To Celebrate 'Grand Opening' In Highland ParkWe first told you about Sally’s Nuts one year ago; a beloved mother-daughter business that took off during the pandemic. It turns out they’re doing so well, they’re finally having their formal “grand opening.”
Macy's Holding Hiring Event In Minooka, Illinois ThursdayRetail giant Macy's is hiring more than 90 employees.
Man Hit With Broken Bottle During Argument On CTA Blue Line Train Near Chicago AvenuePolice said the incident started as an argument between two men around 2:15 a.m. One man broke a bottle and hit the 45-year-old victim in the face.
Rain Returns ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Man Found Shot And Killed Inside Portable Toilet In South AustinChicago police said the 39-year-old man's body was found near Quincy and Lavergne around 2 a.m.
Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews Address Remarks By Kyle BeachAfter the game Wednesday night, the only two remaining Blackhawks from the 2010 team – Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews – spoke about Beach and his remarks about being sexually abused by video coach Brad Aldrich.
Kyle Beach Comes Forward, Says He Was The One Sexually Abused By Blackhawks Video CoachThe “John Doe” who accused former Blackhawks video coach Brad Aldrich of sexual abuse back in 2010 identified himself Wednesday as former Blackhawks minor league player Kyle Beach. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Weather: Rain Moves In ThursdayCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021.
Questions Remain After Investigators Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza RestaurantPolice raided a popular pizza restaurant's three locations on Wednesday morning, assisting the Illinois Department of Revenue with an unspecified criminal investigation. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
CBS 2, Brad Edwards Honored With Edward R. Murrow AwardsThe station won the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association national Edward R. Murrow Award the station won for overall excellence, and CBS 2 Investigator and main anchor Brad Edwards accepted a national Murrow Award for writing excellence.
CBS 2's Brad Edwards Receives Murrow Excellence in Writing AwardCBS News' Jericka Duncan presents CBS 2 Investigator and main anchor Brad Edwards with the award.
CBS 2 Vice President and News Director Jeff Harris Accepted Murrow For Overall ExcellenceCBS Chicago is honored to have won the Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence. Here is Vice President and News Director Jeff Harris accepting the award in New York.
COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids: Clearing Up Myths And MisinformationNext week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to approve mini-doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for kids as young as 5. CBS 2's Chris Tye clears up some misinformation about the vaccine that has been floating around.
'This Woman Is Missing. That Woman Is Missing'The paintings aren't just beautiful. They're designed to help families of missing Black women and girls who said they urged police and the media to take these cases seriously. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Grub Infestation Leads To Delayed Baseball Season In 2 Chicago ParksGrub bugs are causing a big problem for two parks on Chicago's North Side, but getting rid of the lawn chomping critters means delaying the start of next year's youth baseball season.
CBS 2 Money Insiders: October 2021Tim McNicholas and Lauren Victory were happy to return to the newsroom recently for a special edition of the CBS 2 Morning Insiders we call the Money Insiders – sharing our stories of how you can protect your hard-earned cash.
Investigators Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza RestaurantCBS 2's Tara Molina reports Chicago police officers and employees with the city's building department were taking pictures inside the Parlor Pizza restaurant, 405 N. Dearborn.