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.
Did DCFS Grade Itself In Audit?The Illinois State Senate called for a review of the child abuse hotline system after AJ Freund's death, but some emails suggest DCFS, whcih runs the hotline, was given the red pen. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Mitchell Trubisky Has A Great Practice As Eddy Piñeiro Looks For AnswersCBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports on the confidence of a kicker and the quarterback who left last week's game early with an injury.
Horror At Old Irving Park Music School After ShootoutWitnesses describe a chaotic and traumatic scene after a bank robbery suspect first shot a police officer, and then was shot dead by Des Plaines police in a music schooll in incident that also left a teenage boy wounded. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Woman Hit By Falling Light PoleA woman was hit by a light pole that came crashing down in the Thompson Center. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov has the story.
Packaged Salad Products RecalledThe USDA announced the recall of numerous packaged salad products due to E. coli concerns.
New Logo For The Chicago FireTo go along with the team's move to Soldier Field, the Chicago Fire unveiled a new look complete with a new logo.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5PM 11-21-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the extended forecast.
2010 Interview With Starved Rock Killer Chester WegerWeger, convicted of murder in 1960, has serving a life sentence. He was granted parole on Thursday. John Drummond interviewed Weger in 2010.
Officers Injured In Police Car Pileup.CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on a West Side police chase that left five officers injured and their cars smashed up.
Starved Rock Killer Granted ParoleChester Weger, 80, is serving a life sentence for the March 1960 murders. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports, and talks with John Drummond for some analysis.
Downtown Light Pole Crashes Injuring PedestrianCBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports on what happened when a light pole came crashing down outside the Thompson Center.
Goshen Hospital Failed To Disinfect Surgical Tools, Exposing 1,000 Patients To InfectionA northern Indiana hospital has alerted more than 1,000 surgery patients who may have been exposed to hepatitis, HIV and other infectious diseases due to a sterilization failure. Katie Johnston reports.
Woman Injured By Falling Light PoleA woman was injured Thursday afternoon when a street light pole fell on her outside the Thompson Center. Raw video from the scene
Officers Injured In Crash During Police Chase On West SideSeveral Chicago police officers were injured in a crash while in pursuit of a suspect vehicle.
Getting Hosed: Water Department Can't Calculate Simple Math Problem, So Man Gets Billed More Than $5,000The city’s Water Management Department has a long history of slapping people with wrong bills. This time, it’s because the agency was incapable of simple subtraction.
Someone Wrote A Fraudulent $33,000 Check On Auto Dealer's Bank Account; Chase Bank Took 3 Months To Fix ItHave you checked your bank account recently? Imagine a big chunk of cash is missing. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory played detective and dug into the case of a money mystery in Naperville, involving a really big check.
Crash Involving Two Semi Trucks Causing Major Delays On Tri-State TollwayCrews responded to the scene on in the northbound lanes on 2-94 at Roosevelt just after 3 a.m.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M. 11-21-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Hepatitis A Linked to Blackberries Sold At Fresh Thyme Stores In 11 States, Including IllinoisThe non-organic berries were sold at Fresh Thyme stores between Sep. 9 and 30.
Des Plaines Police Shoot 15-Year-Old During Gun Battle With Bank RobberDes Plaines police shot a 15-year-old during a chase with a suburban bank robber. The boy's family has asked for privacy.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Michigan City Mayor Ron MeerThis comes after Ron Meer was charged with five counts of intimidation, two counts of false informing and one count of official misconduct.
Getting Hosed: Water Bill Lowered After Months Of FightingWe got a couple's water bill lowered by more than $33,000, but they're just one case of bungled bills among many. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M. 11-20-19)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a wet forecast.
Overflowing Trash Finally Cleaned In South ShoreHeaping piles of trash, mice, and rats plagued some South Shore alleys, but CBS 2's Tara Molina got results.