The 50-year-old deputy was in his vehicle in the parking lot of a commercial business, and when he got out of the vehicle and stepped away, an unknown male offender got in, Chicago police say.
Mayor Outlines Proposed Zoning Rules For Recreational Marijuana SalesRecreational marijuana sales would be banned in most of downtown Chicago, and the rest of the city would be split into seven "cannabis zones" where legal pot dispensaries could operate under Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed zoning rules. CBS 2's VI Nguyen reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, Sept. 18, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest 7-day forecast.
NorthShore University HealthSystem Offering Free DNA TestsThe price of DNA testing to see if we are genetically more likely to develop certain health complications is dropping, but the benefits are still out of reach for many who can't afford it. One area hospital is now offering the tests free of charge to help patients better prepare for the health risks ahead. CBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole took the test and shares the changes he now has to make in his life.
Mom Organizes Protest, Says School Put Her Daughter Back In Class With BulliesA mother says Frankfort School District 157-C knowingly put her daughter in class with students who had bullied her before, so she’s organizing a protest. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Logan Square Shows The Love When Ice Cream Man Falls On Hard TimesPeople love the ice cream man, but some Logan Square residents are really showing how much they love Mario, an ice cream vendor who’s had one tough year.
Celebrity Shoutout App Cameo Makes LinkedIn List Of Top StartupsA hot new tech company called Cameo is the only Chicago firm to make LinkedIn’s 2019 “Top Startups” list, and they’re hiring. Cameo allows consumers to pay celebrities to give shoutouts to friends and family. CBS 2's Erin Kennedy reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 PM, Sept. 17, 2019)CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist has your extended forecast.
Paralyzed By Gunshots, Artist Learns To Paint With MouthArtist Mariam Pare has become a master of painting with her mouth, and her work was chosen for a special Christmas card sale. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Dog On Leash Struck, Killed By Car In Roscoe VillageThe dog's owners and other neighbors want to draw attention to dangerous driving in the area. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Friends Say Woman Killed By Truck Was PregnantElizabeth Boshardy was hit and killed by a flatbed truck at Grand Avenue and LaSalle Drive.
Theater Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing StudentJoel Ewing stands charged with sexually abusing a female student he taught at Senn High School for years. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Successful Stimulation For CubsThe Cubs are going into their second game against Cincinnati with high-scoring wins, but some high-profile injuries. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.
What Is The Midwest?CBS 2's Jim Williams reports on a new exhibit at the Newberry Library that examines that question, not just in terms of geography, but in attitude, culture and the different communities that call the region home.
University Of Chicago Gearing Up For Possible Nurses Strike FridayThe University of Chicago is gearing up for a possible nurses strike this Friday.
Man Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse By Rev. SmythMore from Clarence George Jr. on his lawsuit claiming he was sexually abused for years by the late Rev. John Smyth at Maryville Academy. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Teen Girl's Body Found In Gary AlleyWitnesses say the unidentified girl was found tied to a utility pole, and they believe she was beaten to death. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Trial To Begin For Two Men Accused In Execution-Style Killing Of 9-Year-Old BoyOpening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the trials of two purported gang members accused of the “targeted assassination” of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in 2015, as an act of revenge against the boy’s father, who is an alleged member of a rival gang.
Chicago Fire Is Hot Heading Into the PlayoffsWith a new owner, a possible spot in the playoffs and a move to Soldier Field next season, the future of the Chicago Fire is ablaze.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 PM, Sept. 17, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 7-day forecast.
WATCH: Berwyn Teen Reunited With Beloved DogA Berwyn teenager received the surprise she had been hoping for after her beloved dog went missing in August.
3 Injured In West Side Squad Car CrashThe Chicago Police squad car and another vehicle collided at Kedzie Avenue and Washington Boulevard.
Man Who Says He Was Abused By Fr. Smyth Comes ForwardClarence George Jr. is coming out of the shadows as he alleges sexual abuse by late Maryville Academy head the Rev. John Smyth. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Construction Site To Blame For Legionnaires' In Batavia?The site i s steps from the Covenant Living at Holmstad retirement home, where a Legionnaires' outbreak has taken place.
Woman Hit, Killed By Flatbed Truck In River NorthA pedestrian was struck and killed by a flatbed truck in Chicago's River North neighborhood Tuesday morning, Chicago police confirmed.
CBS 2 Top Headlines PM 09-17-19CBS 2's Irika Sargent has a look at the headlines and meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Sept. 17, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.
Amazon Hosting Job Fairs In Chicago, 5 Other CitiesAmazon is hosting a nationwide job fair, looking to hire more than 30,000 people, including 400 new jobs for its office in downtown Chicago. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
No Increase In R. Kelly's Bond In Cook County; Woman Who Posted His Bail Can't Get Money BackThe woman who posted R. Kelly's bail earlier this year can't get her $100,000 back, and a judge also denied Cook County prosecutors' request to increase his bond on sexual assault and sexual abuse charges.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, Sept. 17, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.