Gov. JB Pritzker continues defending the state's unemployment system. But the cries for help appear to be getting louder. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.

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Chicago Weather: Waves Of Rain For Next Three DaysCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 10 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, June 23, 2021.
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Two Sailing Students And Instructor Tossed Overboard During Windy Conditions On Lake MichiganTwo sailing students and their instructor were tossed around and then into Lake Michigan Wednesday night. It was windy at the time, but everyone is OK. A Chicago Police marine unit was on the way, but a private boater was able to get to them and scoop them up to safety. 
I-PASS Assist Program To Provide Financial Relief By Ending Deposit, Lowering Down PaymentNew financial relief is coming for those who have avoided getting an I-PASS for Illinois tollways. 
Covering Before The StormCBS 2's Jim Williams reports, ahead of Thursday's forecasted rainstorms, Naperville homeowners rush to cover any exposed areas damaged by Sunday's tornado.
Council Meeting Erupts Into ChaosCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on efforts during the Chicago City Council meeting to draw attention to Anjanette Young but there was no vote to rename Lake Shore Drive.
Chicago Weather: More Thunderstorms For ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
R. Kelly Transferred To New York For Upcoming TrialR. Kelly is being transferred from federal prison in Chicago to a facility in New York in advance of his scheduled trial there.
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