Five 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 10 p.m. 8-23-19CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Chicago Man Says Ald. Joe Moreno Used Aldermanic Privilege To Change Zoning On His Property Out Of RevengeChicago's aldermen have for decades wielded power of licensing, permitting and zoning in their wards, but is that power being abused?
Illinois State Police Trooper Fatally Shot Serving Search Warrant In East St. LouisPolice said ISP South SWAT Trooper Nick Hopkins was executing a search warrant at a home on the 1400 block of North 42nd Street in East St. Louis shortly before 5:30 a.m.
Dolton Mother Shot While Driving Has DiedA Dolton woman shot in the head while driving earlier this week has died.
Woman Says Lifetime Show Promised Her The Perfect Smile, But She Was Left Nearly ToothlessA Waukegan woman's teeth stopped her from living her life. A reality show promised to help her. But four years later she says instead of having a perfect smile, she ended up nearly toothless.
Dan Webb Named Special Prosecutor In Smollet CaseFormer U.S. Attorney Dan Webb was tapped as special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case. The investigation will look into what police call the staged attack and re-examine Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the case.
Illinois Man Is Dead After Respiratory Illness Connected To VapingIllinois health officials said that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.
Dolton Mother Shot While Driving Has DiedMarshia McGill, who had four of her children in tow when she was driving, was hit by gunfire earlier this week. On Friday, she was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Markham Baby Found In Burning Home In 2017 Identified; Parents Still MissingThe Cook County Medical Examiner said that baby was 1-year-old Ana Marie Townsend. Her death is ruled a homicide.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5PM 08-23-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast.
CBS 2 Top Headlines PM 08-23-19CBS 2's Brad Edwards has the headlines and meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the forecast.
On Stage: 'All That He Was' and 'Into The Woods'CBS 2 theatre critic Chris Jones reviews "Into the Woods" now playing at the Writers Theatre and "All That He Was" at the Pride Arts Center.
Peaches Is The PAWS Pet Of The WeekPeaches is a 10-year-old Bichon Frise mix who is super sweet, loves to nudge a hand for a treat and gets along with cats too. Peaches will be up for adoption today at PAWS.
Man Killed, Friend Wounded In Sauk Village ShootingMichael Brown Jr. was sitting with a friend in an SUV in his driveway Thursday night, when another man shot them both, killing Brown and wounding his friend. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 08-23-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Illinois State Police Trooper Shot In East St. LouisAn Illinois State Police trooper was seriously wounded in a shootout early Friday morning while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis.
Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb Named Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseFormer federal prosecutor Dan Webb has been appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate the Cook County State's Attorney's office decision to drop disorderly conduct charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who had been accused of orchestrating a fake hate crime against himself. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports
Visitation For Teen Killed By Homeowner Who Said He Feared For His LifeVisitation takes place Friday for 14-year old Jaquan Swopes. He was shot and killed by a homeowner in Gurnee. That man said he feared for his life when Swopes and five friends allegedly broke into his property and tried to steal his car.
FAA Puts Out A Call For Pilots To Test Changes In Boeing JetFederal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making to the flight-control software on the grounded 737 Max jet, according to two people briefed on the situation.
CBS 2 Gets Results After Woman Gets Parking Ticket In School Zone -- When There's No SchoolThe CBS 2 Investigators are on the case of multiple tickets written in a no-parking school zone. The only thing is that it happened during summer break at a time when no kids were in class. So what was going on? One viewer turned CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker for help, and Tucker got results.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, Aug. 23, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Judge Expected To Name Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseTwo months after ordering a special prosecutor to investigate the Jussie Smollett case, a Cook County judge on Friday might name the person he has picked to handle the probe. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Sauk Village ShootingPolice officers were called to the scene of a shooting Thursday night in south suburban Sauk Village, but officials have not yet said how many people were shot, or how badly they were wounded. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10PM 08-22-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast.
TSA Launches Information Push About REAL IDIn October 2020, a REAL ID will be required to get on a plane, or else you'll have to bring a passport.
Some 2020 DNC Delegates To Stay In GurneeGurnee is not exactly close to Milwaukee, but the Lake County suburb says it will win over doubters.
Report Takes Illinois DCFS To Task For FailuresThe auditor general's report comes a few months after the tragic death of 5-year-old A.J. Freund. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Police Intensify Search For Gunman In Dolton ShootingMarshia McGill was shot and wounded Wednesday night while driving with four of her children in the car. CBS 2's Chelsea Irving reports.
Chicago Native Heroically Steps In After Atlanta ShootingDerrick Daniels was there when four young women were shot and wounded near Clark Atlanta University, and he jumped intto action to provide first aid for one of the victims. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.