A former Cook County correctional officer caught on video repeatedly punching an inmate has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 P.M. 10-16-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest forecast.
Lightfoot Cancels Classes As Teachers' Strike LoomsNegotiations between the city and the Chicago Teachers Union ended early Wednesday -- all but guaranteeing a strike. As CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports, Mayor Lightfoot canceled classes preemptively.
Second Chances, One Thrift Store Sale At A TimeCBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports on a suburban thrift store that brings in millions of dollars each year, only to give back to people who want a second chance to be productive citizens.
Alderman Demands Solution To Reckless MotorcyclistsMotorcyclists are putting themselves and others in harm's way, and Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd) wants solutions. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Alderman Proposes Renaming Lake Shore Drive After Jean Baptiste Point Du SableJean Baptiste Point Du Sable is commonly recognized as the “Founder of Chicago,” but some aldermen believe he doesn’t get the recognition he deserves, and they want to change that by renaming iconic Lake Shore Drive in his honor.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 10-16-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a check on the extended forecast.
Chicago Park District Reaches 'Historic' Contract Agreement With CityEIU Local 73 Vice President Jeffrey Howard said after nine months of negotiations the Chicago Park District reached a “historic agreement” Tuesday evening.
City Council Could Crack Down On Dangerous Packs Of Motorcyclists In ChicagoDangerous motorcyclists can be spotted all over Chicago, riding recklessly in a large pack, terrifying people on the street and ignoring the rules of the road.
CPS Classes Cancelled For Thursday As CTU Prepares To StrikeCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports Chicago public school students will get the day off tomorrow. as the teachers union and the city continue negotiation to avoid a strike, set to happen on Thursday.
Joe Maddon Signs Three-Year Deal As Manager For The AngelsFormer Cubs manager Joe Maddon agreed to a 3-year deal with the Angels.
City Council Black Caucus Proposes Postponing Recreational Marijuana For 6 Months Citing Zero Black OwnershipRecreational marijuana in Chicago is hitting some snags. The city's Black Caucus is proposing to delay sales for six months, saying it's not about money but about equity.
Suburban Residents Fret About Possible Pace Route Eliminations, Say Public Meetings Are Convenient To FewPace on Wednesday will reveal the changes it plans to make next year to save money – which could include cutting several routes.
Teachers Union Bargaining Team Recommends Strike Barring Breakthrough WednesdayBarring a breakthrough sometime Wednesday, the Chicago Teachers Union bargaining team has recommended a strike starting Thursday. Meanwhile some agencies are getting ready for an influx of students if teachers walk out.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 101619CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast.
New Ordinance Could Delay Marijuana Sales In Chicago By 6 MonthsRecreational marijuana becomes legal in Illinois next year, but on Tuesday, what seemed like a routine City Council Zoning Committee vote was suddenly blocked when the Black Caucus demanded a closed-door meeting.
Congratulations Irika And Dorian!As you noticed, Irika was out for a couple weeks - the reason is she ran off to get married! Congratulations Irika and Dorian!
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M. 10-15-19)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your forecast.
New Program Lets Kids Clean Their Clothes At SchoolThe idea behind the Whirlpool Care Counts program is that clean clothes can lead to better school attendance. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Transphobic Vandals Target Feminist BookstoreWomen & Children First bookstore in Andersonville has been targeted by vandals who put up stickers with transphobic messages.
Exelon Utilities CEO Abruptly Steps DownThe departure of Anne Pramaggiore comes as ComEd has been subpoenaed in a probe of state Sen. Martin Sandoval. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Council Black Caucus Takes Issue WIth Legal Marijuana RolloutThe caucus' chairman wants to delay sales in Chicago until July in 2020 because the current plan lacks equitability.
Chicago Teachers Union Recommends StrikeTalks will start back up first thing Wednesday morning, but Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey says a strike is now likely. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Scammer Is Targeting Lost-Pet OwnersImagine losing a furry member of the family and finding hope of reuniting, only to have that hope yanked from you. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on a scam that is making that scenario more common.
More Charges Against Glendale Heights AdministratorRaquel Becerra is accused of driving drunk in a hit-and-run crash.