The federal coronavirus stimulus package is great news for many, but for others their financial future is still very much in the air. Gig workers are worried if they'll get any money to pay the bills.
Ford Giving Out 185,000 Free MasksMore than 185,000 medical-grade masks will be distributed across the Chicago area on Monday.
Power Pole Dangerously Leaning Over Cars For Days, Neighbors Get Runaround From CityA power pole has tipped at a dangerous angle over a street in the Riverdale neighborhood, and neighbors have received the runaround from the city after calling to get it fixed.
High School Students, Parents Plan Lawsuit Against IHSA To Force Return To Fall SportsThe message is clear: they want to play. So on Monday, parents and advocates of some local student athletes plan to file a lawsuit to pressure Illinois lawmakers and educators to re-open schools so fall sports can begin. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
City Supervisor Under Investigation After Racist Text Message To Garbage Truck DriverA city employee says her heart sank when her supervisor texted a message with the N-word, while on the job. Only on CBS 2, that text is now the subject of an investigation, and the recipient of the message shared her story with Morning Insider Tim McNicholas.
Amazon Hiring Hundreds Of Workers For Chicago Area Delivery CentersThe pandemic has decimated many businesses, but one of the few exceptions has been Amazon. The online retail giant’s success means they have kept expanding and hiring in the Chicago area. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Chicago Weather: Cool And Wet Monday, Chilly Start To October AheadCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.
Community Gathers To Remember Charity Founder Betty Price, Known As 'Mother Of Englewood'Betty Price was known as the Mother of Englewood – the heart and soul of a community with more than its share of challenges.
Gov. Pritzker Honors National Guard, Gold Star FamiliesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday honored National Guard and Illinois Gold Star families at a ceremony in Marseilles.
A Chill Coming Our WayCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020.
Viewer Contacts CBS 2 About Dangerous Leaning Power Pole On Far South SideA dangerous leaning power pole on the city’s Far South Side prompted quick action from the Chicago Department of Transportation.
COVID-19 Cases On Rise In Numerous StatesOver the past week, the U.S. averaged about 43,000 new COVID-19 cases per day, up 24 percent from the average two weeks ago. CBS News’ Lilia Luciano reports.
Student Athletes And Parents Plan Lawsuit To Resume School SportsParents and student athletes are crying foul as they put pressure on Illinois lawmakers and educators to reopen schools so fall sports can begin.
Man Shot Dead In Gary, Police Shoot Suspected GunmanA man was shot and killed early Sunday in Gary, and police shot and wounded the suspected assailant.
Woman Found Stabbed To Death In Chicago River's North BranchThe woman was found dead in the river near Roscoe Village.
Mother Charged With Stabbing 5-Year-Old Girl To DeathSerenity Arrington, 5, died after being stabbed on the city's West Side.
Car Slams Into Jewelry Store On Michigan AvenueA car crashed into the Nakamol jewelry store on Michigan Avenue downtown Sunday afternoon after barreling down Michigan Avenue and breaking all kinds of traffic laws, police said. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
New York Times Reports President Trump Has Paid Very Little In Federal TaxesThe New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump has paid very little in federal taxes and is hundreds of millions of dollars in debt. CBS News’ Nikole Killion reports.
Dry Streak Comes To An EndCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has your 5:30 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020.
Chicago Archdiocese Ordains 27 New DeaconsTwenty-seven new deacons now begin their service to the faithful in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Kikurage Mushrooms Sold To Restaurants Now Under Recall For Link To SalmonellaA brand of mushrooms sold only to restaurants is no under recall for being linked to a salmonella outbreak.
Sheriff Warns Against Phone Scammers Pretending To Be Lake County SergeantThe Lake County Illinois Sheriff's Office is warning of a scam that sounds like a real phone call from the police.
Student Athletes And Parents Plan Lawsuit To Resume School SportsParents and students in Illinois plan to put more pressure on state leaders and education officials to reopen schools and start fall sports, even going so far as to file a class action lawsuit to get back on the field.
University Park Mayor Demands Aqua Illinois Restore Clean WaterThe mayor of University Park says he has had it with Aqua Illinois, the company that supplies the village's water, after dealing with dangerous drinking water for more than a year. He is demanding Aqua Illinois get the lead out now.
Woman Found Stabbed To Death In North Branch Of The Chicago RiverChicago police are looking into the gruesome discovery of a woman's body in the north branch of the Chicago River.