A Calumet City couple said they complained for at least five years about a muddy problem in their alley, without help from the city. Suddenly, public works crews showed up less than an hour after CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory marched in with questions.
See You Later, Alligator! Humboldt Park Gator Caught At LastA five-foot alligator eluded capture for several days last week in the lagoon at Humboldt Park, but after a gator expert from Florida was brought in with a new strategy for luring the critter out of hiding, the elusive gator was finally caught early Tuesday morning. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, July 16, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Pigeon Rides The Brown LineSometimes it's faster to take the train than fly to where you're going, even if you're a bird.
R. Kelly Due In Court On Federal ChargesR. Kelly will be back in court on Tuesday afternoon, this time facing federal sex crime charges in separate cases in Chicago and New York. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Lockport Standoff Ends PeacefullyA standoff with a gunman in southwest suburban Lockport came to a peaceful end after nearly six hours Monday night, when a man with an assault rifle surrendered to police.
Police Donate $170 To Naperville Sisters' Lemonade Stand After Charity Money StolenIt was the ultimate case of turning lemons into lemonade. Naperville police showed up in force at a charity lemonade stand to make a generous donation, after someone stole the money two sisters were raising for Feeding America.
Elusive Alligator Captured In Humboldt Park LagoonA four-foot alligator has been caught in Humboldt Park, a week after it was first spotted in the lagoon.
How To Guard Against Excessive Damage Fees When Renting A CarDamage to a rental car turned into a $7,600 bill for a Chicago couple. They said they didn't even cause the small dent that turned into a huge bill. What can you do to avoid that situation? CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory has some advice.
$60 Rental Car Turns Into $7,600 Bill For DamagesA dream trip to Florida turned into a nightmare for a Logan Square couple, when a $60 rental car reservation turned into a $7,600 bill. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, July 16, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Boy Rescued From Lake Michigan After Drifting Away On Inflatable DuckBystanders rushed into Lake Michigan to save a toddler Monday afternoon, after the boy started drifting away on an inflatable yellow duck.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M., July 15, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest 7-day forecast.
Chicago Mother Says Park District Failed To Call Police After Her Son Was ThreatenedParents send their kids to summer camp with an with an expectation they will be safe. This was not the case, for a Chicago mother who said the Park District failed to call police, when her son was the target of a death threat on Snapchat.
New Strategy, Expert In Place For Humboldt Park Alligator Search Day 7Officials have moved to a new strategy to catch the elusive alligator in the lagoon.
'A Peaceful Family'; Neighbor Says He's Shocked After Hearing Of Elmhust Murder-SuicideA crisis team visited York Community High School all Monday morning and afternoon after a murder-suicide in Elmhurst left a student and a recent graduate dead.
SWAT Team Responding To Barricade Situation In Lockport AreaA SWAT team is responding to a barricade situation in Unincorporated Lockport Township, according to the Will County Sheriff's Office
Tarik Cohen's Mission On And Off The FieldCBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports on Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen as he prepares for training camp while honoring a new perspective: his brother, who was recently shot and paralyzed is his new "purpose."
R. Kelly Due Back In Court TuesdayR. Kelly remains behind bars and he is just 19 hours from facing a judge, for two new federal indictments.
Wrong-Way Driver In Fatal Expressway Crash Had Problematic Driving RecordSerious questions remain after a wrong-way crash left a taxi driver and the wrong-way driver dead on the Stevenson Expressway.
Local Undocumented Woman Fears DeportationCBS 2's Megan Hickey reports a woman who has taken sanctuary in a Chicago church for nearly two years fears she will be taken away, even though her husband and children are American citizens.
Surveillence Video Of Divvy Hit And RunNew video shows a blue Honda being at the scene of a hit and run where a woman on a Divvy bike was critically injured.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 P.M., July 15, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kliest has the latest 7-day forecast.
New Strategy, Expert In Place For Humboldt Park Alligator SearchOfficials have moved to a new strategy to catch the elusive alligator in the lagoon.
Troubling Safety Record Uncovered For Trucking Company Involved In Fiery Expressway CrashA troubling safety record has been uncovered for the trucking company involved in a fiery crash on the Stevenson expressway.
Forced Power Outage Has Marengo Family Sweating It OutCBS 2's Chelsea Irving reports, a local utility company forced an outage at the home of a Marengo family weeks ago. But power to the family home hasn't completely returned, which may cause problems as they try to power fans during the summer heat.
CBS 2 Top Headlines PM (07-16-19)CBS 2's Irika Sargent has the headlines and meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Illinois Woman Gets Postcard From Hong Kong -- Mailed In 1993An Illinois woman checked her mail and learned about a man's travels in Hong Kong. But Kim Draper doesn't know the man - and the postcard is 26 years old. Katie Johnston reports.
Cherry Pit Spitting Contest Underway In MichiganPeople came from near and far to compete in the Cherry Pit Spitting Contest, CBS2’s Ed Curran reports.
Ed’s Driveway: Jaguar F-Pace SVRCBS 2’s Ed Curran takes a test drive in the Jaguar F-Pace SVR.