Because no one previously complained to CDOT about the pole, driver Hector Martinez could be on the hook for repairs to his vehicle. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Getting Hosed: Woman Gets $8,000 Water Bill For Vacant And Unlivable Home Where Water Was Not Being UsedOne woman has a water bill of more than $8,000, even though she hasn’t used a drop. As CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reported, it’s all because she didn’t understand the city’s complicated rules for turning it off.
Vacant City-Owned Lots Become Frustrating Eyesores For Neighbors; 'It Devalues Your Property'Overgrown weeds, empty beer cans, and frustrated neighbors; the Morning Insiders uncovered a pattern of vacant city-owned properties falling into disarray, leading to more than 100 complaints last year.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M., Dec. 13, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest forecast.
9-Year-Old Living With Congenital Cardiac Condition Gets New BedroomThe holidays came early for nine-year-old Alondra Mena whose wish was granted.
4 People Hurt In Red Light Crash In Back Of The YardsA 23-year-old man, police said is behind a red light crash, could have been drunk driving.
Driver Dead, 2 Other Teens Hospitalized When SUV Flees Police, Plows Into House In FernwoodA teenage driver is dead, and two other teens were injured, after a sport-utility vehicle fleeing police crashed plowed into a house in the Far South Side’s Fernwood neighborhood Thursday night.
2 Men Kidnapped, Bound With Duct Tape, From Irving Park NeighborhoodDetectives are searching for three men Friday morning. Officers said they pulled up to their victims and pulled out a police badge before cuffing and kidnapping them.
$1,600 Worth Of Gifts Stolen From SchoolThe gifts were intended for the St. Viator Elementary School Santa's Workshop event, and the community has stepped in to help. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M., Dec. 12, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your forecast.
Kids And Guns: A Crisis In ChicagoMany kids have easy access to guns on the West Side, and CBS 2’s Irika Sargent want to hear the young people’s stories, from them. What she heard even stunned police.
Treasurer Accused Of Embezzling SchoolParents say the Northwest Suburban Montessori School is in jeopardy after its board treasurer embezzled a six-figure sum. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
SUV Slams Into Fernwood Home, Killing OneThe driver of the stolen SUV was fleeing police and was killed when the vehicle slammed into the house on Wentworth Avenue. Two teens in the vehicle were also injured. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Adds To Bears-Packers RivalryTeammates have been poking fun at Ha Ha Clinton-Dix as he faces the Packers, the team that traded him away, in Green Bay. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.
Big Whoopsie In Joliet Township Gov't Job AdThe ad is in search of a deputy town clerk, and says the job candidate must have voted in a Democratic primary election.
Illinois Attorney General Sues JUULAttorney General Kwame Raoul accuses the e-cigarette maker of targeting children.
New Lawsuits Against SterigenicsMore than two dozen cases were filed just this week against the medical sterilization plant.
A Look At Oak Lawn Village Manager's Exit DealOak Lawn Village Manager Larry Deetjen got a $100,000 exit deal after he stepped down following charges in a hit-and-run. CBS 2 Political Editor Dana Kozlov reports.
Why The Delay In Charges In Nurse's Murder?Armando Lopez is now charged in the murder of nurse Frank Aguilar in Little Village, and the community is getting the credit. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Logan Square Crime Spree Leaves Neighbors ShakenA man is accused of smashing into parked cars on Diversey Avenue, and then breaking into homes and attacking one woman. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 P.M., Dec. 12, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your forecast.
$100K Deal For Former Oak Lawn Village ManagerThe deal comes after Larry Deetjen stepped down following his arrest in a hit-and-run crash. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Boy, 3, Shot Outside Lawndale LibraryThe boy has been released from the hospital after being shot in the arm. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
5 Students Sickened By XanaxThe students at Libby Elementary School in Back of the Yards, all boys, were rushed to the hospital. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Shooting Outside Crestwood Condo BuildingOne person was reportedly injured in the shooting.