The Chicago Auto Show has a little something for everyone, including the Subaru Loves Pets displays, bringing in local shelters to take part in the event.
Chicago Weather: Get Ready For A Cold SnapCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.
Award-Winning Actress Cloris Leachman DiesLeachman died of natural causes at her home in California. She was 94.
Brookfield Zoo Tiger Undergoes Groundbreaking SurgeryA 10-year-old Amur tiger who resides at the Brookfield Zoo will have a better quality of life thanks to a groundbreaking surgery.
FBI: Bank Robber Hands Over ID To Teller, Fills Out Withdrawal SlipPolice came right to a Humboldt Park neighborhood bank and arrested a suspected robber this week, after authorities said he handed over his real state ID while trying to commit a robbery. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
FBI Looking Into Questionable Spending At Chicago Heights LibraryThe FBI is getting involved in an investigation into claims of questionable spending at the Chicago Heights Public Library.
Vernon Hills Police Chief Threatens To Yank Body Cameras If Illinois Criminal Justice Reform Bill PassesConcerns were mounting Wednesday over a criminal justice reform bill awaiting the governor's signature. As CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports, the bill has one north suburban police chief threatening to yank body cameras from cops.
IHSA Announces Some Can Begin Practice ImmediatelyHigh school sports are coming back in Illinois, and some are starting as soon as possible. All 24 sports will get some play this year, and spring sports will get a full season.
Family Struggles To Believe Loss After Des Plaines Fire Leaves Mother, 4 Daughters DeadNeighbors were also in shock after the fire. As CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reported, the oldest little girl who died was just 6.
Remote Learning Again For CPS Students On ThursdayThe Chicago Public Schools made the decision after the Chicago Teachers Union directed teachers to stay home again in the absence of a deal on COVID-19 safety.
High School Sports Return To Much Of Illinois; Chicago Area Still Does Not QualifyHigh school sports are coming back in Illinois, and some are starting as soon as possible. All 24 sports will get some play this year, and spring sports will get a full season. However, most of the Chicago area cannot compete against other teams. Regions are required to first reach Phase 4 mitigation.
Head Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald Signs 10-Year Deal With NorthwesternForget all those NFL rumors. Pat Fitzgerald is staying in Evanston. The Wildcats have locked up the winningest coach in Northwestern Football history with a brand new 10-year deal.
Not Everyone In 1B Is Getting The COVID VaccineCBS 2's Jim Williams reports a group of essential workers is still waiting to get their injection appointments.
As Carjackings Skyrocket In Chicago, Federal Authorities Are Stepping InSince the beginning of the year, there have been more than 150 carjackings in Chicago – amounting to five a day. Is federal pressure the answer? CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Four Children, One Adult Die In Des Plaines FireCBS 2's Steven Graves reports the incident took place Wednesday morning.
Chicago Weather: Temperatures Crash Wednesday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2020.
Illinois High School Association Announces 2021 Sports Schedule; Some Can Begin Practice ImmediatelyHigh school sports are coming back in Illinois, and some are starting as soon as possible. All 24 sports will get some play this year, and spring sports will get a full season.
CPS, Teachers Union Continue Negotiations As Students Wait To Hear If They Have Another Day Of Remote LearningCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports thousands of CPS families are waiting for word on whether their kids will have remote learning Thursday.
2 People Shot Outside Orland Park DaycareTwo people were shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon while they were driving near a daycare in Orland Park. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Walgreens Taps Starbucks Roz Brewer As Its New CEO, Only Black Woman Leading Fortune 500 CompanyWalgreens has tapped Starbucks executive Roz Brewer as its new CEO, which will make her the only Black woman leading a Fortune 500 company. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Heights Public Library Board Meeting: FBI AnnouncementThe FBI is getting involved in an investigation into claims of questionable spending at the Chicago Heights Public Library. The move was announced at a library board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.
Fatal House Fire In Des PlainesFive people died in a hosue fire that broke out Wednesday morning in Des Plaines.
Chicago Weather: It Gets Colder On ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a check on the extended forecast.
Over 700,000 COVID Vaccine Doses AdministeredIllinois Governor JB Pritzker and local officials toured a huge new COVID-19 vaccination site at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
3 More Carjackings Reported Overnight In West Town, North Kenwood, EdgewaterThere have been at least 150 carjackings in Chicago now since the beginning of the year.