For almost 120 years, Francis W. Parker School has been a Lincoln Park staple. Like many urban schools, it’s landlocked, but CBS 2 Morning Insider Chris Tye reports one of the city’s most elite private schools is making waves and enemies in its effort to expand.
'I'm Constantly Growing'All three Chicago Bears quarterbacks met with the media Monday at Halas Hall. CBS 2's Marshall Harris has more on the number one pick who's currently the number two quarterback.
Crews Begin Cleanup Of Grant Park After LollapaloozaHours after fans cleared out of Grant Park and Lollapalooza ended, cleaning crews moved in.
Pickpockets Came In Targeting Phones At LollapaloozaWe all saw it – a sea of people descending upon Grant Park for four days during Lollapalooza. But a team of crooks saw thousands of pockets ripe for picking. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Judge Gives Jussie Smollett's Defense Team More Time To Prepare Pre-Trial ArgumentsJudge James Linn urged lawyers for Smollett and the special prosecutor’s office to get prepared for a trial or other resolution to the charges that the actor staged a racist and homophobic attack in 2019.
Some Chicago Bars Restaurants Demanding Proof Of VaccinationMany bars are now demanding you show your COVID-19 vaccination record card along with your ID to get in. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Eviction Moratorium Ending; Some Landlords Say Their Hands Have Been TiedA flood of evictions is feared among many in Chicago and the suburbs, after the nationwide eviction moratorium expired on Saturday. But while some tenants worry, some landlords say their hands have been tied. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Once Vaccine Sites, Some Places In Chicago Are Once Again Testing SitesCBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports the majority of those places have closed. And those still open, have downsized. But they are noticing a change of the tide here at Esperanza Health’s free testing site in Brighton Park.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Skies For This WeekCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the extended forecast.
A Spoonful Of HopeAt a time in life when many people are enjoying retirement, a generous group of church members on Chicago's South Side are working hard to feed the hungry. CBS 2's Jim Williams goes inside their kitchen.
More Chicago Bars, Restaurants Requiring Proof Of COVID-19 VaccinationNo vaccine card? No entry. The number of Chicago bars and restaurants where you might come across a sign with those words on the door is growing. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Person Ends Up On Ramp From I-57 To Bishop Ford After ShootingA person ended up on the ramp between Interstate 57 and the Bishop Ford Freeway Monday afternoon after being shot.
1-Year-Old Boy, Teenager Shot In Gary, IndianaA 1-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were seriously wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon while the man was watching three children play in the yard of a home in Gary, Indiana.
Law To Allow Permanent No-Contact Orders In Sex ConvictionsIllinois law will soon allow victims of sexual crimes to renew orders prohibiting contact by their assailants without having to face them in court. Katie Johnston reports.
Cook County Offers Assistance As The Eviction Moratorium LoomsOn Monday morning, local leaders gathered to spread the word about Cook County Legal Aid for housing and debt. It provides free legal aid and mediation services to help landlords and tenants resolve issues.
Big Building Moved A Few FeetThe Vautravers residential building at 947 West Newport in the Lakeview East neighborhood is moving a few feet to accommodate a CTA project.
Summer Music Series Kicks Off In Millennium Park MondayMonday night's concert is "I'm Every Woman: Divas Through the Decades." The concert if free and start at 6 p.m.
Chicago Weather: August Heat On HoldCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest 7-day forecast.
US Postal Service Hiring For Positions At South Loop PlantApplications for "Mail Handler Assistants" are being taken for the Cardiss Collins plant in the South Loop.
COVID Vaccination, Testing Sites Open In Ford City Mall, River Oaks MallTo help combat the spread of the Delta variant of coronavirus in the Chicago area, two new sites offering testing and vaccinations are now open.
Auto Mechanics On Strike At More Than 50 Car DealershipsAuto mechanics are on strike at more than 50 car dealerships in Chicago and the suburbs. More than 800 mechanics represented by Automobile Mechanics’ Local 701 walked off the job on Monday, a day after authorizing a strike.
Cleanup Underway After Lollapalooza Wraps Up, But COVID Fears LingerThe music's over, the fans are gone, and crews are cleaning up the trash left behind. Meanwhile, some are still wondering if Lollapalooza could lead to a rise in COVID-19 cases in Chicago, even as plans for next year's festival are already in the works. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Man On Tracks Fatally Struck By UP-West Metra Train Near Oak ParkA Metra spokesperson said the train hit and killed a man walking on the tracks around 11 p.m.
Man With Gunshot Wounds Dies After Car Crashes Into House In Golden GatePolice responded to a car crash at a home in the 13100 Block of S. Eberhart around 4:18 a.m. Monday.