CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on who will be getting computer devices so CPS students can start remote learning which begins in two weeks.
Chicago Weather: Bitter Chill Friday MorningCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.
West Side Restaurateur Says He's Had Issues Accessing His Own Money From BankJermaine Jordan serves hundreds of people every day of the week from his restaurant, and he said money to keep the place going wasn’t a problem - until he started having issues accessing his own. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Authorities Release Voicemail They Say Was From Local Man Accused Of Threatening InaugurationAuthorities late Thursday released the chilling and vulgar vocemail a suburban man is accused of leaving a lawmaker as he threatened to shoot up the inauguration.
Chicago Archdiocese Closing 4 Catholic Schools In SuburbsThe Archdiocese of Chicago announced Thursday that four Catholic schools will close at the end of the school year, and two will consolidate operations.
An Eye-Opening Look At The Chicago Carjacking EpidemicCarjackings have reached an epidemic level in Chicago. On Thursday night, CBS 2's Charlie De Mar got an eye opening look at just how much this crisis is terrorizing the city.
Two Officers Who Handcuffed 10-Year-Old By Won't Face SuspensionTwo Chicago Police officers who searched and handcuffed a 10-year-old boy will not face suspension as recommended by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability. The boy became so scared that he urinated in his pants.
Airplane Tire Falls From Sky, Lands In Jefferson ParkA tire fell from the landing gear of a small plane and was found on the ground in the Jefferson Park neighborhood Thursday evening. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Limited Indoor Dining Could Resume In Chicago By The WeekendThe City of Chicago announced Thursday that limited indoor dining service could start by the weekend.
Growing Concerns That New Spike In Child Deaths Is Side Effect Of Social DistancingGrowing concern that the new year is seeing a stunning new spike in child deaths has child advocates in Cook County worried that month 10 of the pandemic is leaving some families frayed and careless.
Police Say There Have Been More Than 100 Carjackings In Chicago Since Jan. 1Police Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago since the beginning of January. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Chicago Museums To ReopenIf you want to check in on Wellington the penguin and his friends at the Shedd Aquarium, next week you'll get your chance.
Many Chicago Carjacking Arrests Involve Juveniles -- Are Penalties Sufficient To Solve Problem?Carjackings have pretty much dominated our headlines over the last few months, and the CBS 2 Investigators have learned the majority of the arrests have involved juveniles. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
CPS: CTU Proposing 'Illegal Strike'A day after the Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates passed a resolution that would allow for teachers to go on working remotely after schools reopen for kindergarten through eighth-grade students, the Chicago Public Schools called the move an “illegal strike.” CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Weather: Very Cold Temps On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Police Supt. David Brown On CarjackingsPolice Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago since the beginning of January.
COVID Vaccine May Be In Short SupplyGovernor Pritzker and Chicago area doctors are hopeful the Biden administration will ramp up the COVID-19 vaccine supply. Many are seeing doses run out quickly as appointments fill up. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Police Search For Crew Of Carjackers, Many Victims Of Carjacking Epidemic Say They Don't Feel SafePolice on Thursday continued to investigate and search for a crew of carjackers who are wanted in an elaborate crime spree that hit multiple corners of the city and suburbs. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Chicago Weather: Mild Thursday To Give Way To Frigid FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest 7-day forecast.
Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg Urges Big Funds For TransportationPresident Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, appeared on a smooth path to quick confirmation, pledging to senators on Thursday to help carry out the administration’s ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. Katie Johnston reports.
Will & Kankakee Counties To Resume Indoor Dining TodayWill and Kankakee counties became the latest part of the state to allow for indoor service at restaurants and bars, after the state loosened COVID-19 restrictions on Thursday.
Over 108,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims were among 900,000 filed across the country.
Fatal Fire In South AustinOne person was killed Thursday morning in a house fire in the South Austin neighborhood.
New Immigration Unit For The Cook Co. Public Defender's OfficeThe Cook County Public Defender's Office has a new unit to help immigrants in court.
13-Year-Old Girl Dead, 4 Seriously Injured After Head-On Crash In Garfield Ridge; 1 Person In CustodyOne person was in custody after a 13-year-old was killed and four other people were injured in a crash Wednesday night in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood.