A 77-year-old man died in a fire early Tuesday morning.
The Travails Of A Garbage Collector During The Coronavirus PandemicThe coronavirus pandemic is impacting everyone, including our essential workers on the front lines of waste disposal. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Plan For Return Of NHL Puts Blackhawks In PlayoffsThe Blackhawks could soon be heading back to the ice. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.
Six Flags Great America Unveils Reopening Plan; Management Says It Could Open Safely TodaySix Flags Great America management believes they can reopen safely today and should not have to wait for Phase 5.
South Side Mother Has Now Lost 3 Sons To Gun ViolenceGun violence has taken an emotional toll on a grieving mother on the city’s South Side. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Help Wanted: Contact Tracers For The City Of ChicagoCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on plans by the city of Chicago to spend $52 million dollars to employ contact tracers.
Mayor Calls Holiday Weekend Violence 'A Bloodbath'CBS 2's Chris Tye said Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called the holiday weekend violence unacceptable and said she will meet with CPD's top cop to find out what went wrong.
Chicago Weather: Widespread Showers To Bring Cooldown ThursdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 5 p.m. forecast for Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
SUV Found In Deadly Hit-And-Run; Police Still Searching For SuspectsChicago police have recovered an SUV that was used to run down a woman in a hit-and-run crash Monday.
4 Injured In Fiery Dan Ryan CrashFour people were seriously injured when a minivan slammed into a concrete wall on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Help Wanted: COVID-19 Contact Tracers For ChicagoCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov explains the hiring spree the city is going on to get 600 contact tracers on the job by later this summer.
Illinois Officials Announce 1,178 New COVID-19 Cases; 39 Additional DeathsIllinois is nearing 5,000 deaths from COVID-19, with 39 new deaths reported in the past 24 hours. Illinois Department of Public Health director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said there were 1,178 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the past day, including 39 more deaths.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Addresses Weekend ViolenceThe city's mayor acknowledged the high number of shootings over the holiday weekend.
Lightfoot: Chicago Puts Out $56 Million RFP For Contact Tracing EffortsChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a plan for Chicago to put out a $56 million RFP (request for proposals) to an organization that can carry out extensive COVID-19 contact tracing.
Chicago Weather: Thunderstorms In The AfternoonCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a look at the extended forecast.
Man Shot While Driving On Bishop FordA man was shot while driving on the Bishop Food Freeway Tuesday morning. Police are searching for the shooter.
Preckwinkle Vetoes Measure To Share COVID-19 Patient Addresses With First RespondersIn her first veto since taking office, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has vetoed a resolution that would have required public health officials to share the addresses of confirmed coronavirus patients with first responders in suburban Cook County.
Celebrating The Senior Class: Gerissa Singleton, Jaylyn Clark, Nina Scaramella, Sara Locascio, Joey Gunther, Sarah CoffmanWe are congratulating high school seniors who are missing out on some big events due to COVID-19. This campaign is an effort to recognize their outstanding efforts and achievements.
Celebrating The Senior Class: Lauryn Agnew, Nathan Fonseca, Sofia Moreno, Zac McCarthy, Michalene Donnelly, Mattew SalgadoWe are congratulating high school seniors who are missing out on some big events due to COVID-19. This campaign is an effort to recognize their outstanding efforts and achievements.
Celebrating The Senior Class: Mary Kay Barrins, Nikki Zavodny, Gabrielle Boyas, Hannah Davidson, Jack HughesWe are congratulating high school seniors who are missing out on some big events due to COVID-19. This campaign is an effort to recognize their outstanding efforts and achievements.
Celebrating The Senior Class: Ryan St. Myers, Megan Mauch, Ma’Kayla Nelson, Summer Brownfield, Kiara BlackmanWe are congratulating high school seniors who are missing out on some big events due to COVID-19. This campaign is an effort to recognize their outstanding efforts and achievements.
Illinois Grants To Help Expand Broadband, Digital AccessA new state grant program will provide communities with money and expertise to expand broadband capacity and improve digital access as more people work, shop and go to school online during the coronavirus pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Heat, Humidity Continue; Storms Approaching AreaCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest forecast.
City Ramping Up Contact Tracing Efforts; Free Online Contact Tracing Course AvailableOn Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot will lay out the city's plan to ramp up contact tracing efforts for COVID-19 cases in Chicago.
Jobs Lost During Pandemic May Not Come Back; Here Are Companies Hiring In Chicago Area, SuburbsBut for every 10 layoffs, three new jobs are created. CBS 2 is still tracking new openings in the Chicago area.