Here are three things to watch for as the Bears face the Rams in a must win game for both teams. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Little Libraries In Southwest Side Parks Offer More Than Just BooksGetting resources to struggling neighborhoods is more important than ever now, and people in neighborhoods on Chicago’s Southwest Side are getting creative doing it. As CBS 2’s Steven Graves reports, the effort is benefiting the old and young.
Lakefront Restaurants And Concessions Reopening, But Chicago Beaches Still ClosedWhile the city's beaches are still closed, lakefront visitors can soon enjoy a view of the sand and waves while dining out on the patio of one of several lakeside restaurants.
Public Guardian Says Health Care Change Could Put 18,000 Foster Kids At RiskMedical care for 18,000 foster children is at risk, according to Cook County Public Guardian Charles Golbert. CBS 2 Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Remote Learning Leads To Surge In Childcare Needs For FamiliesThousands of working parents have been left scrambling for childcare as Chicago Public Schools goes to all remote learning for the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
IDES Fraud Centers On Stolen Social Security NumbersCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports stolen Social Security numbers are at the center of a massive fraud scheme targeting IDES.
Car Crashes Into House In RoselandWitnesses said the car was filled with what appeared to be teenagers, who jumped out and ran away.
Chicago Weather: Clear Skies Continue, Temperatures Slowly RiseCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 5 p.m. forecast for Thursday, August 6, 2020.
Fall Sports Limbo: IHSA Plan Still Not Approved By IDPH Four Days Before Season To StartA day after Chicago Public Schools announced it is going all remote, there are more questions than answers about what is ahead for students and their families, including fall sports.
Wild Motorcycle Rides Rattle ResidentsCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on what's being done to curb wild motorcycle rides in Chicago.
COVID-19 Cases In IllinoisToday's number was the highest since May 24.
Lakefront Restaurants And Concessions Reopening, But Chicago Beaches Still ClosedWhile the city's beaches are still closed, lakefront visitors can soon enjoy a view of the sand and waves while dining out on the patio of one of several lakeside restaurants. Katie Johnston reports.
Illinois Treasurer Reports Return Of $1 Billion In Unclaimed PropertyThe Illinois Treasurer's Office is reporting the return of a billion dollars of unclaimed property to rightful owners or their survivors in the past five years. Katie Johnston reports.
FAA Proposing Boeing Pay $1.25 Million FineMore trouble is in the air for Boeing. The FAA wants the plane maker to pay a fine of more than $1 million.
Chicago Weather: Warm And Humid Going Into The WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a look at the forecast.
Jobless Claims Down In IllinoisAccording to the state, claims are down by more than 8,500.
A.J. Freund's Mother Transferred To Prison To Serve 35-Year Sentence For His MurderJoAnn Cunningham has been transferred to a prison in central Illinois, where she’ll begin serving her 35-year sentence for killing her 5-year-old son, A.J. Freund.
DePaul Student Tests Positive For COVID-19The building the student was in on Wednesday is being thoroughly cleaned, according to school officials.
Skateboarder Rescued After Falling Off Whiting Pier Into Lake MichiganFirefighters tied a rope to a surfboard to help pull a skateboarder to safety Thursday morning, after the teenager fell off the pier at Whiting Lakefront Park in northwest Indiana.
Two Children Wounded In Separate Shootings OvernightOnce again, children were caught in the crossfire of gun violence of Chicago. Two boys, ages 8 and 14, were shot in two separate incidents about 30 minutes apart overnight. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Career Coach: Cover LettersThis week, the career coach is giving her best advice as CBS 2 continues Working For Chicago to bring you help and resources in this job crisis.
Woman Who Lost Much Of Her Legs, Hands Is Now Being Refused A New Motorized Wheelchair By Insurance CompanyA motorized wheelchair – her lifeline to independence – is now in need of repair, and her insurance company has advised that she should try to walk or use a manual wheelchair.
8-Year-Old Shot In Lawndale, 14-Year-Old Shot In RosemooreCBS 2 News at 5:00 a.m.
Federal Database Problems Repeatedly Delay Already Slow Waits At Illinois Driver's Services FacilitiesMultiple system outages at the Illinois Secretary of State’s office are also to blame for recent delays. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory tracked down the source.
Woman Dead, Man Injured After Fire In South AustinA woman in her 70s was taken to West Suburban Hospital in critical condition and she was later pronounced dead.