CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports if the person who dumped the much-watched alligator in the Humboldt Park lagoon is caught, they could face charges of animal abuse, neglect or abandonment.
Challengers To Amazon Prime DayWhile much has been made about the deals to get on Amazon Prime Day, there are big box challengers offering sales to match or beat Amazon.
Indiana Casino Hotel Closes With Planned Move To Inland SiteA 300-room hotel built opened by Donald Trump’s casino company in 1998 to help draw gamblers to a northwestern Indiana casino has been shut down. Katie Johnston reports.
Former Sen. Lugar’s Burial Set For Arlington National CemeteryFormer Sen. Richard Lugar will be buried later this month at Arlington National Cemetery, nearly three months after his death. Katie Johnston reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, July 15, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
City Closes Part Of Humboldt Park In New Effort To Trap GatorThe city has made a big change to its efforts to trap an alligator that has been eluding capture in the Humboldt Park lagoon for the past week. Half or the park has been closed, as crews hope quieter conditions will bring the alligator out of hiding. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Kierra Coles' Family Holds Out Hope Missing Pregnant Woman Will Be FoundFamily and friends of missing Chicago postal worker Kierra Coles on Monday urged police to step up their investigation into the pregnant woman’s mysterious disappearance.
No Sign Of Expected Immigrant Deportation CrackdownThere have been no reports of undocumented immigrants being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents as had been expected this weekend, but people living in the Latino community on the city’s Southeast Side say they’re still on edge. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Activists Hold Annual 'Walk For Peace' In Humboldt ParkDonning bright blue shirts and carrying banners, Chicagoans captured attention and demanded peace Saturday as they marched through Humboldt Park.
Man Collapses During Chicago Bears 5K, Strangers Save His LifeA group of strangers helped save Kevin DeBolt’s life after he collapsed during the Chicago Bears 5k on Saturday. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Divvy Bike Rider Critically Injured In Hit-And-RunA 25 year-old woman was critically injured late Sunday night when she was struck by a car while riding a Divvy bike. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, July 15, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
New Strategy For Trying To Catch Gator At Humboldt Park LagoonThe city announced new plans Sunday night to try and trap an alligator in the Humboldt Park lagoon, after the reptile has so far eluded Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police, Chicago Animal Care and Control teams, and a man who calls himself Alligator Bob.
How Many Drivers Stop For Pedestrians At Crosswalks?Signs are everywhere on Illinois streets, reminding drivers to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk, even if there’s no stop sign, but does anyone really yield for pedestrians? CBS 2's Erin Kennedy reports.
Pace Launching New Pulse Line Rapid Transit In AugustYou'll soon see big purple buses along Milwaukee Avenue on the Northwest Side of Chicago and neighboring suburbs. Pace's new Pulse Line service is aiming to change public transit. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 5:30 P.M. 7-14-19CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
West Lawn Homeowner In Need Of Tree Trimming Months After Asking City For HelpLow-hanging tree branches are a big cause of concern for a West Lawn homeowner. After months of asking the city for help, signs were put up and the service was scheduled.
Murder-Suicide Confirmed As Cause Of Death For Family Found In Elmhurst House FireThe death of three family members found dead in an Elmhurst house fire has been ruled a murder-suicide, according to the DuPage County Sheriff's Office.
Chicago Communities Prepare For Possible ICE RaidsChicago areas are preparing for ICE raids and increasing fears surrounding the deportation threat.
Police Release Photos Of 2 People Wanted For Questioning In Fatal Red Line StabbingPolice released surveillance photos of a man and woman wanted for questioning following Saturday’s fatal stabbing on the CTA Red Line.
Amtrak Train Strikes Vehicle, Killing 1 In Morton GroveAn Amtrak train struck a minivan, killing the driver in Morton Grove just after noon Sunday.
3 Pedestrians Struck By Car Near Museum CampusPedestrians were struck by a car near the Museum Campus Saturday night.
Celebrate Local Breweries, Shops At Malt Row On Damen In RavenswoodSample beer and shop locally at the second annual Malt Row on Damen festival in Ravenswood.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 7 A.M. 7-14-19CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
1 Dead, Another Injured Following Fiery Fuel Spill On Stevenson Expressway At CiceroA truck driver is dead and another is injured following a fuel spill on the I-55 Stevenson expressway between north of Cicero and south of Pulaski.
Commuters Respond After Stabbing On CTA Red LineA man was fatally stabbed on the Red Line Saturday, but commuters say this will not stop them from riding.
CBS 2 Top Headlines AM 07-14-19CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli has the headlines and meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 5 P.M. 7-13-19CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
CTA Red Line Trains Delayed After Fatal Stabbing IncidentCTA Red Line trains are delayed after a man was fatally stabbed on a train at Cermak-Chinatown, according to Chicago police.
3 Found Dead In 'Suspicious' Elmhurst House FireAn investigation is underway after three people were found deceased in a house fire in Elmhurst Friday night.