Illinois has surpassed 90,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 4,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
'Guardian Angel' In Aurora Honored By Mayor For Feeding The HomelessHolla Pala, founder of HP24 and More Ministries, appears with free, warm homemade food when subzero temperatures hit.
Chicago Weather: Wind Chill Advisory In Effect; Wind Chills To Drop To -20 To -30CBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. First Alert Weather forecast for Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022.
Englewood Group Reaches Out To Community's Homeless Population Amid Extreme ColdAmid the dangerous cold and subzero wind chills Tuesday night, it was especially important for the group Englewood First Responders to reach out to the community’s homeless. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
With Extreme Cold, Many Area Schools Closing Or Moving To Remote LearningMany suburban public schools, as well as private and parochial schools across the Chicago area, will close or go remote Wednesday due to dangerously cold weather.
Some Chicagoans Have To Work Outside Anyway Amid Extreme ColdMeanwhile, if you are in need of a place to get warm right now, the city urges you to call 311. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Woman Sues After Being Attacked By Rottweilers In St. CharlesA Kane County family on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the owners of two Rottweilers who viciously attacked a 51-year-old woman in December.
St. John's Lutheran School Begins Student Mask Exemptions Amid ProtestsStudent mask exemptions at St. John’s Lutheran School in Lombard began this week and have pushed about a sixth of the school’s staff members out the door in protest. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Seraut's 'A Sunday On La Grande Jatte' To Be Displayed And Reframed Thursday At The Art Institute"A Sunday on La Grande Jatte" by Georges Seurat is being re-hung, this time in a new frame and in a refreshed gallery space.
Aurora's 'Guardian Angel' Honored For Feeding People At Warming Center Every NightThe woman known as "H.J." has taken on the mission of feeding those staying at Aurora's overnight warming center. Not just once, but every night the center is open.
Chicago Weather: Bitterly Cold TonightCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has a look at the forecast.
Little Village Parents Demand New Outlets For Kids Suffering In Violent EnvironmentMemorials lined the streets of the Little Village community Tuesday, placed for victims of gun violence. Parents are angry - even more so since the death of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega over the weekend. CBS 2's Sabrina Franza reports.
Former Northwestern Professor Wyndham Lathem Gets 53 Years For Murder Of BoyfriendFormer Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem was sentenced to 53 years in prison Tuesday for what prosecutors called the trill killing of his boyfriend in 2017.
Cook County Sheriff's Data Reveal Most Popular Cars Targeted By CarjackersMore than 1,800 people were victims of carjackings in Chicago last year, but the crisis is not only in the city. CBS 2's Tara Molina breaks down some data from the Cook County Sheriff's office.
'There've Been Lots Of Incidents'Caught on camera: A one-year-old girl with a gun pointed toward her during a carjacking. As CBS 2's Steven Graves explains, it's in an area where residents are already concerned.
Hate Crimes Against Chicago's Asian Community Concern ResidentsAs CBS 2's Chris Tye explains, fear of retribution remains so real, some cultural institutions in the area have remained closed for years out of fear.
'It's Too Early To Know'Some are calling it "stealth Omicron." CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey is asking COVID-19 researchers and Chicago's health commissioner.
Shedd Aquarium's Penguin Celebrities Showcased In New Children's BookThe books highlight two rockhopper penguins named Edward and Annie, who went viral on social media at the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, says Shedd Aquarium spokesperson Johnny Ford.
Jim Williams Takes A Stroll Down Memory Lane In Chatham With Longtime FriendCBS 2’s Jim Williams spent his formative years in the West Chatham neighborhood, just west of the Dan Ryan Expressway. He recently took a stroll down memory lane with a childhood friend and neighbor who perfectly explained why they look back so fondly on their old neighborhood today.
The New Omicron Sub-Variant Not Ringing Alarms In Chicago, YetAs the omicron surge reaches its peak, researchers have discovered an Omicron sub-variant. Some are calling it "stealth Omicron." CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Another Sports Fan Comes Forward After Being Victimized By A Parking ScamSports fans visiting venues such as Guaranteed Rate Field are first getting ripped off by scammers, then ticketed by the city. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini is getting results as the White Sox have reacted to his findings.
Chiefs Executive Ryan Poles To Be Named New Bears General ManagerA little over two weeks after firing Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy, the Chicago Bears reportedly are finalizing a deal to hire Kansas City Chiefs’ executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles as their new general manager.
University Of Chicago Holding Virtual Safety MeetingThe University of Chicago late Tuesday will hold a meeting on trying to tackle crime near the Hyde Park campus.
Woman Picking Up Uber Passenger Shot On Eisenhower ExpresswayCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports Illinois State Police said shots were fired on inbound Interstate 290 around midnight at Western Avenue.
Chicago Families Of Gun Violence Victims Speak Of Their Agony, Call For PeaceFamilies of gun violence victims are talking about the devastating impact of shootings lasts long after the gunshots ring out.