The resignation of Anne Pramaggiore appears to be connected to state Sen. Martin Sandoval. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
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Reassurance, Caution From City Officials As COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases RiseMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady repeatedly emphasized that the most important action anyone can take is to get vaccinated. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
XS Tennis Summer Bash Hosts Free COVID-19 Vaccination Event With ConcertTo increase Chicago's vaccine numbers, the XS Tennis Summer Bash is hosting a free vaccination event near 53rd and State Street Sunday. Free shots will be given out from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Anyone who gets one gets a $25 gift card. The event comes with a concert featuring the Soul Children Choir of Chicago. They will perform with Walt Whitman, Jason Warrior and Sa'Rayah.
1 Killed, 3 Injured In Englewood CrashOne woman is dead and three others are injured after a crash in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood Saturday night at 73rd and Racine. Police say around 10:45 p.m. the three women were in a blakc nissan when it collided with a white Kia. One of the women was thrown from the vehicle and died at the hosiptal. The other two women and the driver of the other vehicle were hospitalized with serious injuries. Police are investigating. No one has been cited.
Three Shot While Standing On Porch On West SideThree people were shot while standing on a porch on Chicago's West Side late Saturday evening.
What Caught My Eye Aug. 1, 2021CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot and Ed Curran share the photos that caught their eyes this week.
As Lollapalooza Ends, Concerns About The Spread Of The COVID-19 Delta Variant BeginSunday is the last day for Lollapalooza, but it's only the beginning of Chicago's concern over the contagious Delta variant.
Chicago Weather: August Starts On The Cooler SideCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 7 a.m. forecast for Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.
Brookfield Zoo Hopping With 3 Wallaby Joeys Born Last YearThings are hopping at the Brookfield Zoo for three new additions born there last year.
Masks Now Required At Art Institute Of ChicagoThe Art Institute of Chicago is now requiring all visitors to wear a mask the whole time they’re visiting, even if they are vaccinated.
Chicago Weather: Slight Chance Of Storms Saturday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Saturday, July 31, 2021.
Members Of Congress Protest As Federal Eviction Ban Is Set To ExpireMillions of people behind on rent because of the pandemic may soon be evicted as a federal ban expires, and members of Congress are demanding action that likely won’t happen. CBS News’ Christina Ruffini reports.
3 People Hospitalized After Ammonia Leak At Wheeling FactorySeveral people were taken to the hospital Saturday after a hazardous gas leak at a factory in Wheeling.
Crash In Humboldt Park Sends 4 People To Hospital; 2 Seriously HurtFour people were taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon when a car crashed into a building in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
At Least 4 People Injured In Crash On Edens ExpresswayA terrifying crash on the Edens Expressway tied up traffic for hours Saturday.
Rising Concerns About COVID As Sun Sets On LollapaloozaA mask mandate for indoor spaces was in effect Saturday at Lollapalooza amid rising COVID cases brought on by the dangerous Delta variant. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Ribbon-Cutting Held For Newly-Renovated Sand Ridge Nature Center In South HollandCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was among those cutting the ribbon Saturday morning on a newly-renovated nature center in the south suburbs.
Robbins Native Catherine Stovall Celebrates 102nd BirthdayRobbins native Catherine Stovall was joined by family and friends to celebrate her 102nd birthday on Saturday.
Chicago Weather: Dry And Feeling Like SummerCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 5 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Saturday, July 31, 2021.
St. Sabina Parishioners Take Part In Annual Day Of ServiceHundreds of parishioners from St. Sabina Parish in Auburn Gresham fanned out around the city Saturday on a mission to help.
Medical Centers Host Free Summer Health Screening Event In Austin CommunityTwo Chicago medical centers have joined forces for free health screenings for people who live in the Austin neighborhood.
On Third Day Of Lollapalooza, Concertgoers Advised To Bring MasksSaturday was the third day for the Lollapalooza festival in Grant Park, and this time, a recommendation to bring a mask came alongside the music. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
COVID-19 Testing Returns Alongside Vaccination At 2 New Chicago Area SitesTwo sites that offer free COVID testing and vaccinations opened in the Chicago area on Saturday – in yet another symptom of the Delta variant. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
O'Hare International Airport Opens Display Honoring Aviation Achievements Of Bessie ColemanChicago is honoring the achievements of one historic woman whose dreams took flight more than 100 years ago.
Two Surviving Piping Plover Chicks Named By Chicago Bird LoversThe newest additions to a popular bird family now have names. Piping Plovers Monty and Rose had chicks earlier this month, and during a ceremony Friday afternoon bird lovers named them Imani and Siewka. Imani means faith in Swahili. The name reflects tfaith the birds will no longer be endangered. Siweka is Polish for plover and a nod to Chicago's large Polish community.