At first, 28th Ward Alderman Jason Ervin said it wasn't his job to fix streetlights but CDOT's. He then softened and blamed neighborhood criminals.
Chicago Weather: Heavier Snow Coming Monday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.
Remembering Larry King, The King Of The Talk ShowTributes poured in Saturday night for Larry King, who died earlier in the day at a Los Angeles Hospital. CBS Sunday Morning's Lee Cowan takes a look at his legacy.]
Some Parents Plead For In-Person Learning As CTU Votes On Authorizing Teachers To Stay RemoteAs the coronavirus pandemic rages on, so does the battle over returning to in-person learning at Chicago Public Schools. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Francisca Lino Leaves Church After Hiding For More Than 3 Years In Fear Of DeportationFrancisca Lino hid in a church for more than three years in fear of deportation – until Saturday night.
Carjackers Have Struck In River North, South Chicago, Uptown This WeekendMeanwhile, Chicago Police held a webinar with some advice on what to do if you're carjacked, and volunteers who are hoping to quell the carjacking epidemic gathered in Hyde Park.
Restaurateurs Relieved As Indoor Dining Resumes In Chicago, Suburban Cook CountyOn Saturday for the first time in nearly three months, restaurants in Chicago and Cook County welcomed customers for indoor dining. As CBS 2's Steven Graves reports, rules were relaxed after a decrease in COVID cases.
Chicago Weather: Light Snow Saturday Night, Heavier Snow MondayCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has a RealTime Weather update for Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.
$1 Billion Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Michigan; Third Largest Lottery Prize In U.S. HistoryOne single lottery ticket won the entire $1 billion jackpot in Friday night's Mega Millions. It was sold in Michigan.
Parents To Protest Outside Chicago Teachers Union, Urge Teachers Not To Strike Over Return To In-Person LearningWith talk of a school strike in the air, a group of Chicago Public Schools parents will protest outside the Chicago Teachers Union headquarters Saturday.
Rideshare Drivers Fear For Their Lives In Waves Of Chicago CarjackingsAs Chicago's carjacking crisis continues, rideshare drivers say they feel like sitting ducks, just waiting to become the next victims.
Chicago Weather: Coldest Morning Of The Season; Light Snow In AfternoonSaturday morning is the coldest of the season so far for the Chicago area. Overnight temperatures dropped into the single digits, with Aurora coming in at just 2 degrees at 2 a.m.
CTA Blue Line Train Derails At Montrose; 4 Suffer Minor InjuriesA CTA Blue Line train derailed on the Northwest Side early Saturday morning after what officials call a switching error.
Signs Of Normalcy In Chicago Area As COVID-19 Restrictions LoosenThere were signs of normalcy in Chicago Friday night during the COVID-19 pandemic. After months of waiting, some people waisted no time enjoying dinner and a movie.
Chicago Weather: Coldest Night Of WinterCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 10 p.m. forecast for Friday, Jan. 22, 2021.
Three Business Partners Out $50,000 After Trying To Get Marijuana License It has been more than a year since Illinois legalized and not one new operator has been given the green light to open up shop.
Chicago Public Schools Plan To Return To In-Person Learning Monday, But Teachers Refuse To Come BackThe district is ready, but the next round of teachers is refusing to come back on Monday.
Rideshare Drivers Feel Like 'Sitting Ducks' As Chicago Carjacking Crisis ContinuesAs Chicago's carjacking crisis continues, Chicago rideshare drivers say they feel like sitting ducks, just waiting to become the next victims.
CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini On Proposed CPD Warrant Policy Changes Following Anjanette Young CaseCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini broke the now national story of the botched Chicago Police raid in which Anjanette Young was handcuffed naked in her home.“It seems to me Chicago Police has a major supervision problem, and calling in more oversight on approval for warrants was a long time coming. So many of these cases were botched because police just believed paid informants or John Doe informants and didn't to the proper police work to make sure they got it right,” Savini says, as he reflects on the cases.
Chicago Inspector General Recommending 'Urgent' Changes To CPD Search Warrant Policy To Address Wrong RaidsThe “urgent recommendations” from the city’s Office of Inspector General come as part of its review of CPD search warrant policies, launched as result of CBS 2’s years-long investigation into wrong raids.
'Operation Safe Pump" Rolls Into Chicago Neighborhoods To Help Prevent CarjackingsThey are patrolling gas stations to make sure drivers are safe. The goal is not to replace the police or interfere, just to provide an extra set of eyes.
Illinois To Enter Phase 1B Of COVID-19 Vaccinations, But Some Sign Ups Need AdjustingAlmost 2 million people in the state 65 and older or essential workers will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday.
Residents, Alderman Demand Answers To Curb Chicago Carjacking CrisisCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a record number of carjackings is prompting people to demand authorities do a better job to curb the vehicular crimes.
Chicago Weather: Expect Snow This WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast which includes snow.
'People Are Terrified;' Chicago Carjacking Crisis Prompts City Hall To Hold Virtual Meetings To Find SolutionsSome people living in Chicago said they're simply fed up with carjacking after carjacking. CBS 2 has reported on the crisis for months. On Friday, those concerned took their concerns directly to City Hall. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports on inconsistencies in the numbers police presented.