The fundraiser drew the bold and the brave into very chilly Lake Michigan waters for the Waukegan Polar Plunge. The event raises money for camps and fitness programs for the disabled community in Lake County.
Cubs Preparing For First Cactus League Game MondayThe Cubs will play their first Cactus League game on Monday against the new-look San Diego Padres.
Chicago Weather: From Blustery To Breezy Sunday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has your 5:30 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.
Shedd Aquarium Asks Restaurants To Help Curb Plastic UseThe Shedd Aquarium is enlisting the help of restaurants to keep plastic out of the Great Lakes.
Former President Trump Speaks At CPACFormer President Donald Trump made his first public speech Sunday since leaving the White House, addressing a large crowd at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. CBS News Nancy Chen reports.
Outbound Kennedy Expressway Ramp To Montrose Avenue Reopens MondayConstruction on the Montrose Avenue bridge over the Kennedy Expressway is one step closer to completion.
Sen. Durbin Puts Pressure On USPS To Resolve Mail DelaysU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and several Chicago aldermen put more pressure Sunday on the U.S. Postal Service to help resolve the problem of severe mail delays in the city.
Saint Sabina Plans To Withhold Monthly Assessments From Archdiocese Of ChicagoLeadership at Saint Sabina Church announced Sunday that the church will withhold its monthly assessments of the church and school to the Archdiocese of Chicago starting in March. They say it is part of the church's "continued effort to get the Archdiocese of Chicago to swiftly conclude its investigation into the allegations against Fr. Pfleger."
After Sharing Struggle To Find One, Delmarie Cobb Now Has COVID-19 VaccineA well-known Chicago political and consultant who highlighted the struggle to find a COVID-19 vaccine now finally has it. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Man Wounded Outside London House DowntownA man was recovering Sunday after being stabbed overnight downtown.
Family Believes Fire That Killed Mother, Daughter May Have Been Intentionally SetA mother and her 10-year-old daughter died in an Auburn Gresham neighborhood house fire early Sunday, and the family doesn’t think it was an accident. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Ed's Driveway: Ford Mustang Mach-ESome people were very upset that Ford’s first all-electric SUV would bear the Mustang name, but when you’re going in a brand new direction you may as well hang your hat on a name your brand is known for.
SUV Crashes Into Jefferson Park Home, Landing In Basement; Driver HospitalizedA man drove off the road in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood early Sunday morning, slamming into a house.
Chicago Culture Celebrates The City While Giving Back To Youth For Black History MonthChicago Culture creates apparel celebrating neighborhood pride: everything from hoodies and crop tops to hats and face masks. They all have various sayings and Chicago neighborhoods on them.
Chicago Weather: Warm But Wet Sunday Morning Ahead Of Cold FrontCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 7 a.m. forecast for Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.
Woman And 12-Year-Old Girl Dead, 4 Hospitalized After House Fire In Auburn GreshamTwo people are dead and four are hospitalized after a house fire in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood early Sunday morning.
Chicago Weather: Light Rain Tonight, 50s Again TomorrowCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has the latest 7-day forecast.
Carjacking Arrest: Veronica Harden Charged With Stealing Car With 8-Year-Old Boy InsideChicago police say they've arrested the woman behind two recent carjackings, including one when she stole a car with an 8-year-old boy still inside.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Qinxuan Pan In Murder Of Kevin Jiang, Yale Grad Student With Chicago TiesPolice in Connecticut have issued an arrest warrant for Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate Qinxuan Pan in the murder of standout Yale University student Kevin Jiang, of Chicago.
Carjacker Steals Car With Two Children Inside From South Shore Gas StationA mother was terrorized when a carjacker took off with her car – and two her kids – at a South Shore gas station. Surveillance video caught the crime on video. CBS 2's Steven Graves spoke with the victim and her family; thankfully, everyone is safe.
Celebrating Black History Makers: Liz Abunaw Is Working To Conquer Food Inequality With Forty Acres Fresh MarketDuring Black History Month, we're taking a look at people making a difference. One of our History Makers is working to conquer food inequality in Chicago. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Chicago Weather: Warmest Weekend Of Winter So FarCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has the latest 7-day forecast.
Outbound Kennedy Expressway Entrance Ramps Closed From Armitage To Irving Park Due To Montrose Bridge ConstructionThe construction work to rebuild the Montrose bridge over the Kennedy means a little detour for drivers.
Three Homes Targeted In Ruse Burglaries In Oak LawnA warning to suburban homeowners: Thieves are posing as village workers to get inside people's homes. Three homes in Oak Lawn were targeted in less than a week.