A 15-year-old boy was killed and a 23-year-old woman was seriously wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in the Roseland neighborhood.
'ICE' Piñata At Community Event Causes ControversyCBS 2's Eric Cox reports children smashed a piñata that's supposed to resemble an ICE agent at an East Chicago event. Some said those who brought the piñata were just trying to make a statement, while others said that statement was in poor taste.
Some Skeptical About City's Parking Ticket Policy ChangesMayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday announced a plan to change policies for the issuance of parking tickets. But as CBS2's Charlie De Mar reports, some are skeptical about the idea.
Hammond Considers Ending Its Recycling ProgramMayor Tom McDermott said he's looking into whether the program is still worth the money after China stopped buying much of the recyclables in the United States. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 P.M. July 23, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest 7-day forecast.
Man Who Committed Suicide In Indiana Police Standoff Also A Possible Suspect In Delphi MurdersA sexual assault suspect who killed himself during a standoff with police in central Indiana last month also has been considered a possible suspect in the murders of two teenage girls – Abby Williams and Libby German – In Delphi two years ago, although he hasn’t been officially linked to the case.
City Calls For Relief For Those Drowning In Ticket DebtMayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the city's ticketing policies. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Good Samaritan Recounts Finding Knife Attack VictimChicago police are trying to find a stolen car that could be connected to last week’s knife attack of a 22-year-old woman.
Crash, Shooting In RoselandA rollover crash and a shooting happened blocks apart Tuesday in the Roseland community. Chopper 2 was over both scenes.
'ICE' Piñata Draws Controversy At Community EventCBS 2's Eric Cox reports kids taking shots at hitting a piñata in the shape of an ICE agent was all fun and games at an East Side community event. But not everyone thought it was in good taste.
ArcelorMittal Fined $14K After Worker Dies In Train AccidentArcelorMittal has been fined $14,000 after a steelworker died in an April train accident at the company's Indiana Harbor steel mill in northwestern Indiana. Katie Johnston reports.
Hundreds Of African American Deaths In Red Summer Ignored Century LaterOne hundred years ago, America suffered through one of the biggest outbreaks of racial violence against African Americans in its history, and few people know about it. Katie Johnston reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, July 23, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Macy's Removes 'Mom Jeans" PlatesThe retail company was accused of fat shaming and decided to pull a series of plates that feature circles on home much to eat to fit into 'skinny jeans' and a large circle on what to eat if one wanted to fit into 'mom jeans.'
Protesters To Rally At Customs And Border Protection ConferenceWith the blessing of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, several groups plan to rally outside the Marriott Marquis Chicago on Tuesday after the hotel decided to host a two-day U.S. Customs and Border Protection conference.
Driving School Shuts Down; Students Left In LimboFor many teenagers, there’s nothing more exciting than getting their driver's license, but almost 200 people are now in a tailspin after a northwest suburban driving school suddenly shut its doors. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
1 Killed, 2 Wounded In Pair Of Roseland ShootingsA 15-year-old boy was killed and two young men were wounded in a pair of shootings in less than an hour Monday night in the Roseland neighborhood.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, July 23, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Immigrant Rights Groups To Protest Customs And Border Protection Conference In ChicagoWith the blessing of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, several groups plan to rally outside the Marriott Marquis Chicago on Tuesday after the hotel decided to host a two-day U.S. Customs and Border Protection conference.
How Can You Lower Your Cook County Property Tax Bill?Some Cook County taxpayers are suffering sticker shock. We've been warning you about property tax bills that are soaring, in some cases as much as 45 percent. Before you cut that fat check for the government next week, the Morning Insiders are searching for solutions. CBS 2's Lauren Victory shows you how to lower your tax bill.
Finding Solutions To EpiPen ShortageFor over a year, families have been struggling to overcome a shortage of EpiPens--a life-saving shot for those with severe allergies.There are now alternatives, such as a product called Auvi-Q, a recently available substitute for the hard to locate EpiPen. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
R. Kelly Crisis Manager OutDarrell Johnson said earlier on 'CBS This Morning' that he would not allow his daughter with Kelly.
CBS 2 Weather Overnight Weather Watch (7-22-19)The forecast with Mary Kay Kleist
Co-Defendant To Testify Against Former NU ProfessorWyndham Lathem is accused along with Andrew Warren in the murder of Lathem's boyfriend. Warren is pleading guilty and testifying for prosecutors, as CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Man Dead In Suspected Fireworks ExplosionThe man was found dead after the apparent explosion in the Southwest Side's Ashburn neighborhood. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Car Sprayed With Bullets On Bishop FordA woman drove herself to the hospital after her car was riddled with bullets on southbound I-94 in Dolton.
White Sox, Fans React To New Protective NettingProtective netting at Guaranteed Rate Field now stretches from each foul pole to the next. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke has more.
Dump Truck Accident Shuts Down I-294The southbound Tri-State Tollway was snagged during the Monday evening rush after a dump truck overturned near Harlem Avenue.
Ex-NU Prof's Co-Defendant To Testify For ProsecutionAndrew Warren has agreed to plead guilty in a grisly 2017 murder case and testify against Wyndham Lathem.
City Takes Precautions After High Waves, Dangerous Lake ConditionsThe force of the waves, some 8-feet high, crashing along the shoreline is one of the factors leading to precautions by the city.