The children got to ride a decked-out Metra train from Crystal Lake to Rosemont where families entered a winter wonderland.
Mostly Sunny Again On WednesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020.
Ronald McDonald House Near Lurie Children's Hospital Was Among Looters' TargetsThe Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville was among the establishments targeted during looting in Chicago early Monday morning.
Minority Business Owner Fears Her Business Won't Survive LootingCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey spoke with a minority business owner on the Magnificent Mile who said she had plenty of video evidence. But she now worries that her business won't survive long enough to see the looters punished.
Guns, Burglary Tools Found In Box Truck In River NorthTwo men are facing multiple charges after they were arrested Monday night.
Monday Storm Brought 7 Tornadoes To Northern IllinoisCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a breakdown of the tornadoes that struck in Rogers Park and multiple suburban regions.
Storm Brought Down Garage, Sent Tree Into House In Schorsch VillageCBS 2's Tara Molina reports on a Northwest Side neighborhood that suffered extensive damage from a storm that brought tornadoes to the area Monday.
Man Dies After Contact With Downed Power Line In South SuburbsFrancisco Rice was simply walking down the street, and now he is dead after crossing paths with a downed power line in the southern suburbs. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Some Southwest Suburban Residents Remain Without PowerCBS 2's Jeremy Ross talks to residents of Mokena and Frankfort who have been without power since the storms on Monday, and in some cases don't know when they'll get it back.
After Downtown Looting, Englewood Residents Look For AnswersCBS 2's Jim Williams reports on what Englewood residents have to say about the looting that took place downtown and what may have sparked it: social media posts.
Munster, Indiana Students Go Back To School WednesdayClass returns to session Wednesday in person in Munster, Indiana. Families can still choose to opt their child out in favor of e-learning, but many of them are ready to get back into a school routine.
Picking Up The Pieces In Rogers ParkCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what residents in Rogers Park are doing to help each other after a devastating tornado.
Imperial Jewelry In Downtown Chicago Looted TwiceA man in a bulletproof vest with a gun on his hip might look like a police officer, but outside Imperial Jewelry Monday it was actually the owner of the store, just trying to protect his business from looters.
Chicago Weather: It's Gonna Be Cool NightCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Man May Have Been Electrocuted By Downed Power Line In South SuburbsDowned power lines from the storms on Monday may have played a role in the death of a man in unincorporated South Holland.
Southwest Suburban Residents Stuck Without Power After StormsAfter the storms on Monday, some residents of Mokena and Frankfort have been told they will be without power for days. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Rogers Park Reeling After TornadoCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what residents on Chicago's North Side are doing for each other after a devastating tornado hit Rogers Park.
Boeing: No Orders, More Cancellations For Grounded 737 MaxChicago-based Boeing sold no airline planes and customers canceled orders for 43 of its 737 Max jet last month as the aircraft maker continued to struggle with both the pandemic and the ongoing grounding of the Max. Katie Johnston reports.
Big 10 Conference Postpones College Football Season And Fall SportsThe Big Ten made it official today -- cancelling fall sports -- and the college football season. This comes after reports that 12 of the conferences 14 presidents voted to not play this fall. Katie Johnston reports.
Luxury Stores Emptied By Looters In Gold Coast; Crews Working To Board Up StoresStores like Hermès, near Oak and Rush, were smashed into and security officials told CBS 2's Vi Nguyen the store was wiped clean.
Tornado Confirmed In Rogers Park; Community Clean Up UnderwayCBS 2's Marissa Parra visited Jarvis Square in Rogers Park where the tornado touched down and left extensive damage.
Chicago Weather: No More Rain Until The WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a look at the forecast.
Lane Tech Votes To Remove CPD OfficersConcerns about officers in schools have increased over the past few months, and there have been numerous calls to defund the police.
Deadly Hit And RunAuthorities are looking for the person who hit and killed a pedestrian on State and Hubbard, then drove off.
Woman Fatally Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In River NorthA 55-year-old woman was hit and killed by an SUV in the River North neighborhood Monday night.