Chesterton firefighters responded to the fire at the Allure on the Lake Banquet Hall around 2:45 a.m., after police officers spotted flames coming from the roof.
Chicago News: Morning Showers For WednesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the extended forecast.
'It Was Already Too Late'CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports bad weather has suspended Tuesday's search for the last missing victim of a North Carolina tubing accident. Four died, four were rescued and several of them are from the Chicago area.
Woodridge Residents Cope With Emotional Impact Of Damage From Sunday Night TornadoWoodridge Mayor Gina Cunningham estimates about 100 homes were significantly damaged in the western suburb by the tornado late Sunday night. But neighbors also shared the damage you can’t see. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
3 Year Old Dies After Hit And Run In BronzevilleA 32-year-old woman was also killed when the car they were in was hit near 72nd and Morgan on Sunday.
Prosecutors: Chicago Man Fired 10 Shots At Wounded Iowa DeputyProsecutors say a Chicago man robbed two Iowa gas station employees at gunpoint and confined them in a cooler before firing ten times at a sheriff’s deputy who responded to the crime. Katie Johnston reports.
Adelle The Pygmy Hippo Dies At Brookfield ZooAdelle, a beloved pygmy hippo, has died, the Brookfield Zoo announced Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
'We Walk For Her' Tuesday Night In BronzevilleIt brings attention to Black women and girls, murdered and missing or whose cases have gone cold.
Tornado Victims Urged To Be Aware Of ScammersPeople are told to watch out for anyone who shows up or calls and offers you a cheap deal on the spot.
Chicago Weather: Sunny And MildCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the forecast.
Woodridge Food Pantry Expanding Hours, Seeking Donations To Assist Residents Impacted By TornadoThe West Suburban Community Pantry on Hobson Road will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays as well as Saturdays at the same time.
'We Want To Help': Naperville Community Groups Supporting Tornado Cleanup EffortCBS 2's Meredith Barack has found several groups already at working to help complete strangers. She has seen several people bringing water and supplies into the neighborhood, and many people have shown up simply to help pick up the pieces and get things back to normal.
Company Survived The Pandemic, But Now Folding The Tent Due To Lack Of WorkersMorning Insider Lauren Victory visits a suburban tent company for the third and final time.
2 Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against Rockton's Chemtool PlantThe class action suits were filed last week in Winnebago County. Both sue for damages.
Man Fatally Shot While Working On Car In Front Of His Fernwood HomePolice said someone in a Chevy Malibu started shooting at the man in the 10400 block of South Eggleston Avenue just before 8:40 a.m.
Cleanup Effort Continues In Naperville After Tornado Leaves Extensive DamageNaperville was among the hardest-hit communities in the largest tornado that hit the Chicago area late Sunday night.
Red Cross Shelter Open At Thomas Jefferson Junior High School In WoodridgeThere is a Red Cross shelter open in Woodridge Tuesday morning for anyone who needs a place to stay.
Temperatures In The 70s TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Clear And Cool Monday Night; Tornado AnalysisCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, June 21, 2021.
Sources Tell CBS 2 That Video Posted Online Of Humboldt Park Murder Came From ShotSpotterChicago Police believe cellphone video of a merciless shooting that left a man dead and a woman critically wounded in Humboldt Park over the weekend will help them catch the suspects. But CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov has learned one video of those crimes that was posted on social media came straight from a city camera – and should never have been made public.
Volunteers Clean Up Tree Damage After Storms In Gage ParkWhile no tornadoes touched down within the city of Chicago Sunday night, there was some damage in some neighborhoods. In Gage Park near 53rd Street and Homan Avenue, fierce winds did a lot of damage to trees and cars. Volunteers from My Block, My Hood, My City stepped in - working late into the evening to help neighbors.
2 Tornadoes Now Confirmed In Sunday Night StormsIn addition to the EF-3 tornado that struck Naperville and Woodridge, an EF-0 tornado also hit Plainfield Sunday night. CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist reports.
With Areas Of Naperville Devastated By Tornado, Neighbors Band Together A Night LaterNaperville was among the hardest-hit communities in the largest tornado that hit the Chicago area late Sunday night, and a day later, the power of the community to help each other shone through. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
A Day Of Working To Recover Follows A Night Of Panic When Tornado Hit WoodridgeThe damage in Woodridge after the Sunday night tornado was stark and striking – with piles of tree debris standing more than 6 feet high. Roofs were blown off homes, trees were down, and damage was seen in almost every direction. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Assessing The Damage: Tornado That Ripped Through DuPage County Classified As EF-3Even before the first responders' pleas for help Sunday night, the forecasters at the National Weather Service Office already knew the storm storm was going to be trouble.