It might have looked like a water spout, but a weather phenomenon that appeared in the middle of Lake Michigan on Sunday was actually called a rain shaft.

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Storm Threat WednesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather update for Tuesday, July 14, 2020.
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Lane Tech Considering Changing Indians Logo, MascotLane Tech High School, one of the largest in Chicago, is considering changing its mascot.
Alderman Furious After Fly Dumpers Again Unload In West EnglewoodFly dumpers were caught on camera in West Englewood with a massive dump truck overnight Monday into Tuesday, and Ald. Ray Lopez (15th) has had it. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
JoAnn Cunningham, Mother Of AJ Freund, To Be SentencedJoAnn Cunningham, the Crystal Lake mother accused of murdering her own son AJ Freund, appeared before a judge Tuesday. It was the final hearing for Cunningham gets sentenced for 5-year-old AJ’s murder on Thursday.
Phase 3 Coronavirus Vaccine Trial To Go Ahead At UICPromising results were announced Tuesday for a possible COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna, and Phase 3 trials will be held in part at the University of Illinois at Chicago. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
3 Young Women Shot Near 79th Street Red Line StationTraffic was diverted and the station was bypassed after the shooting.
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Sox, Cubs Continue Summer PracticeCBS 2's Luke Stuckmeyer reports on what both teams are working on to prepare for the upcoming season.
Some Chicago ZIP Codes See Jumps In New COVID Cases, Positivity RatesThe numbers of new COVID-19 cases each week is on the rise in some parts of Chicago, along with similar increases in the share of tests that come back positive.
Retiring First Deputy Supt. Anthony Riccio Believes Change Is Possible At CPDRetiring Chicago Police First Deputy Supt. Riccio spoke to CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov.
Joliet Police Release 3 Hours Of Videos In Death Of Eric Lurry In Police CustodyAll of this video is also being released just as the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Lurry’s family are again calling for the State of Illinois to get involved. CBS Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Indiana Beach Closing Because Of OvercrowdingCBS 2's Chris Tye reports a Whting, Indiana beach is closing for a couple of weeks because too many people from Chicago, where beaches are closed, were overcrowding the beach. That made it hard for social distancing measures.
Illinois Earns $52 Million in Taxes In First Six Months Of Legal Recreational PotIn the first six months of legal recreational marijuana, the State of Illinois raked in $52 million in taxes. 
Two More States Added To Chicago Quarantine OrderIowa and Oklahoma are two more states added to the list of more than a dozen states where travelers have to self quarantine for 14-days because of COVID-19 concerns.
Retiring Police First Deputy Supt. Anthony Riccio Talks Candidly About Crime, RaceRiccio has served nine police superintendents in Chicago, and he has seen a lot over the years. But now, the Chicago police first deputy superintendent is retiring. He sat down with CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov.
Chicago Weather: Rain On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Promising Results In Phase 1Promising results were announced Tuesday for a possible COVID-19 vaccine with ties to Chicago.
Video Shows Hundreds Not Following COVID-19 Guidelines Outside Blue Island BusinessAn alarming video shows hundreds of people who seem not to be following COVID-19 rules packed together outside a suburban business.
Purdue Students Develop COVID-19 TestThe new test must go through FDA approval.
Chinatown Fire Spreads To PowerlinesThe Chicago Fire Department said there were no injuries.
Northwest Indiana Beach Closing Because Of COVID-19 ConcernsCBS 2's Chris Tye reports the influx of Chicago residents is pushing the beach to capacity.
Chicago Adds Iowa And Oklahoma To List Of States In Travel Quarantine OrderCity officials have added two more states to the mandatory travel quarantine order in Chicago, requiring anyone traveling from states considered to be COVID-19 hotspots to self-isolate for 14 days upon arriving in the city. Katie Johnston reports.

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