Brendt 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.
Questions Remain In Death Of Eugenio Escriba, Man Detained At Jewel-OscoFriends and family continue demanding answers, more than two weeks after the death of Eugenio Escriba, a proud member of the LGBTQ community who died at Jewel grocery store in East Lakeview, shortly after being detained by security guards. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman In West TownA 27-year-old man is charged with robbing and sexually assaulting a woman after following her into a West Town apartment building.
Musical Arts Institute Exposes South Side Kids To All Kinds Of Music; 'I Love Hip Hop; But There‘s More'Right off the Dan Ryan Expressway, near 92nd Street, you'll hear some sweet sounds: perhaps an aria or a violin concerto or a jazz riff. As CBS 2's Jim Williams shows us, it all comes from talented students at a school that enriches its South Side community.
Woman Seriously Injured In Zion Hit-And-RunPolice in north suburban Zion are searching for the driver who struck and dragged a 62-year-old woman, who was left seriously injured Saturday morning.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (7AM, Dec. 8, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest forecast.
Retired Priest Charged With DUI In Hit-And-Run That Killed TeacherRetired priest Paul Burak insisted on driving himself home after a Christmas party Wednesday night, even after others asked to help him, just moments before he drunkenly ran over two teachers from his parish school in Orland Park, killing one of them, police and prosecutors said. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Holiday Gift Ideas From Trend, Style ExpertStyle and trend expert Brittney Levine has gifts for office parties, secret Santa and everything in between.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 8 AM (12-7-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest weekend forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 10 PM (12-6-19)Mary Kay Kleist with the forecast.
458 Workers Won Wage Claims In Illinois In Past 2 Years; 75% Still Haven't Been Paid What They're OwedHundreds of people who won wage claims against their employers in Illinois never got the money they were owed. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports
Gangs Marking Turf In Avondale By Bending Street Signs, AgainThe street signs in an Avondale neighborhood are so mangled that drivers can’t see them, but that’s only the beginning. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Inside Job? Thieves Use Postal Service Master Key To Swipe PackagesThey enter empty-handed but walk out carry bags of stolen packages from a mailroom. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports
Bernard Kersh, Man Who Was Body-Slammed By Chicago Cop Jerald Williams, Freed From JailThe man who was body-slammed by a Chicago Police officer after he spit in the officer's face was freed from Cook County Jail on Friday night.
Driver In Custody In Orland Park Hit-RunOrland Park police say they have the driver involved in a fatal hit and run in custody. CBS 2 News at 10:00 p.m.
Marijuana Will Soon Be Legal In Illinois, But It's Still Prohibited In Federal Public Housing, Sparking Fears Among TenantsRecreational marijuana will soon be legal in Illinois, but federally it's prohibited. It's use or posession can still cause public housing tenants to lose their living arrangements. CBS 2 Vince Gerasole reports
CBS 2 News at 6:00 p.m.She stood on the picket lines with her union members in October, and now a Chicago bus aide says she's afraid she'll soon be out in the cold, again, because she can't pay her bills. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports
Fatal Shooting On Harlem Avenue In Forest ParkTwo bodies were lying in the street, covered by a sheet.
CBS 2 Weather Watch Forecast -- Evening (12-6-19)CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist with the weekend outlook.
City Apologizes For Failing To Provide Data On Ride-Share Sex AssaultsAfter the ride-share giant Uber revealed reports of thousands of sexual assaults in their cars, CBS 2 is asking why the City of Chicago hasn’t handed over its records of complaints. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports
New Red Bus Lanes Are Creating Confusion For Drivers, Business Owners AlikeIn an effort to make taking public transit more attractive, Mayor Lightfoot spent $20 million to give more buses their own lanes. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Cops' MMA Training A 'Lethal Weapon?'You'll see this story first on CBS 2: A Chicago police officer uses MMA training to body slam suspect. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
On Stage: ‘Twas The Night Before…’ and ‘Mary Poppins’CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews “Twas the Night Before…” playing at the Chicago Theatre and “Mary Poppins” at the Drury Lane Theatre.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11 A.M. 12/6/19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Police Investigating Stabbing At Fullerton Red Line StationChicago police said a man was stabbed in the thigh and he was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition.