Four months after he was first indicted on sexual abuse charges, R. Kelly's defense team has been given a copy of video evidence allegedly showing him assaulting one of four victims in his case.
Avoiding Costly Air Conditioner RepairsWith temperatures soaring into the upper 90s, homeowners need to be wary of getting ripped off by huge air conditioning repair bills. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Heat Building Across ChicagoCBS 2 Weather Watch forecast with Mary Kay Kleist (7-18-19)
Afternoon Chaos As A Downtown Shooter Drill Goes WrongPeople were panicked as reports of an active shooter were false. An active shooter drill was taking place, but CPD didn't know anything about it.
Rising Lake Levels Present Big Problems For BoatersCBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports on what high water levels are doing to boaters on Lake Michigan: It's preventing some of them from seeing a break wall.
Recent DePaul Graduate's Face And Throat Slashed In Lincoln Park AttackThe knife-wielding suspect is at large, police say. Her attacker, police believe, wanted to sexaully assault her, but she fought back. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports
Hidden Dangers On Lake MichiganCBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports high water levels in Lake Michigan are causing concerns for boaters as some are getting caught in a break wall.
Christensen Gets Life In Prison For Murder Of Chinese ScholarBrendt Christensen had been facing death penalty in the federal case, but the jury could not agree on that sentence, so he was automatically sentenced to life in prison by the court.
CBS 2 Top Headlines PM 07-18-19CBS 2's Brad Edwards has the headlines and meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the forecast.
Brendt Christensen Sentenced To Life In Prison For The Murder Of Yingying ZhangBrendt Christensen, the former University of Illinois student who confessed to killing Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang, 26, was sentenced to life in prison for her murder. Curtis Silva reports.
Active Shooter Drill PanicCPD addresses the police presence downtown as it was confirmed that an active shooter drill was taking place.
Pediatrician On Hot Weather Warnings: Give Them Plenty To DrinkDr. Marcelo Malakooti of Lurie Children's Hospital says children need to have lots of fluids before, during and after they've spent time outside in excessively hot weather.
Lurie Children's Hospital Doctor Discusses Heat ExhaustionDr. Marcelo Malakooti, a pediatrician at Lurie Children's said there are warning signs to look out for in children when they are exposed to very high temperatures.
Woman Attacked In Lincoln Park; Face And Neck SlashedA recent graduate of DePaul University is in critical condition, after her neck and face were slashed in an attack in Lincoln Park. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Says City 'Completely Unified' In Response To Heat WaveIntense heat arrives in Chicago this afternoon, and it will stick around through Saturday, leaving the city under an excessive heat warning beginning Thursday afternoon. This will be Lori Lightfoot’s first big test as mayor for handling a heat wave. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 07-18-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Hot Weather Hacks: Tips To Stay Cool During Excessive Heat In ChicagoWith temperatures expected to feel well above 100 degrees, CBS 2 has some tips to stay cool.
Apollo 11 Anniversary Inspiring Future Scientists At Museum Of Science And Industry Fab LabAs the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches, the historic flight is still dazzling and inspiring future scientists. CBS 2’s Derrick Young talked to some young women creating their dreams at a camp at the Museum of Science and Industry.
5 Hurt In Lake Michigan Boat CrashFive people were injured, two of them critically, when a boat crashed into a breakwall Thursday night in Lake Michigan near Buckingham Fountain.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, July 18, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologists Robb Ellis and Megan Glaros have the latest 7-day forecast.
DePaul Student's Face And Neck Slashed In Lincoln ParkA DePaul University student was in critical condition Thursday morning, after she was found with her face and neck slashed near campus in Lincoln Park.
Woman's Boat Being Held Hostage At Cal Sid MarinaThe scorching temperatures over the next few days just beg for a boat ride with a nice lake breeze; but one Chicago woman is docked, with the boat she recently bought stuck on dry land. CBS 2 Investigator found several things about the sale just don’t add up.
Wrong Police Raids: Inspector General Launches Investigation, Mayor Lori Lightfoot Calls For ReformWrong raids. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini's work dates back almost a year, showing you case after case of police raiding the wrong homes and traumatizing children. Now this morning, a promise of action and change.
Where Can You Beat The Heat The Next Few Days?The extreme heat is something to keep in mind as you start your day, because it will build throughout the day. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch: Extreme HeatMary Kay Kleist has the forecast.
Viral FaceApp Raises Alarms About PrivacyThe faces of more than 150 million people-- and whatever other information they shared on FaceApp—is now owned by a Russia-based company. It can use that data how they please. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
West Lawn Homeowners Asking Why City Failed To Trim TreesResidents in West Lawn say that want answers from the city after realizing several of them are waiting on the same request--tree trimming. Eric Cox. reports.
Possible Sites For New Chicago CasinoChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said her office is commissioning a feasibility study to find the best place to put a casino in Chicago.
Sterigenics Reaches Deal That May Allow Company To ReopenWillowbrook-based Sterigenics has reached an agreement that may allow the medical sterilization company to fully reopen. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Protesters Gather After Naperville Bucky's Employee Says ‘Go Back To Their Country’ In Viral VideoPolice are investigating after a Bucky's employee in Naperville was caught on camera questioning customers' citizenship status.