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PAWS Pet Of The Week: LeonardThe PAWS Chicago Pet of the Week is Leonard. He's an eight-year-old chihuahua mix looking for that special forever home.
Metra Slowly Adjusting Service As Commuters Return, City ReopensMore commuters are returning to work as Chicago reopens. But some Metra riders say train schedules are slow to catch up.
Regal Theaters ReopenTwo Regal Theaters in the Chicago area closed because of the pandemic reopen on Friday.
Woman's Body Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Navy PierThe Chicago Police Marine Unit pulled a woman's body out of Lake Michigan near Navy Pier Friday morning. 
Lion Electric Will Open Joliet Facility To Manufacture Electric Trucks & BusesLion Electric Company, a Canadian manufacturer of electric trucks and buses, will build its first U.S. factory in Joliet, creating at least 800 jobs, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Friday morning.
Fans Return To United Center Tonight For Bulls-Celtics GameThe United Center will welcome fans back for the first time in more than a year Friday night, when the Chicago Bulls host the Boston Celtics. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe details what fans can expect at the stadium.
City Lifts Boil Order For Beverly, Morgan Park, And Roseland After Pumping Station OutageCity officials have lifted a boil order that was issued for parts of the Beverly, Morgan Park, and Roseland neighborhoods on Thursday, after an outage at the Roseland Pumping Station. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Scammer Posing As Landlord Sought To Prey On Potential Renters To Collect Holding FeesOne person already fell for it, another almost did. Someone posing as a landlord is trying to trick potential renters into paying holding fees in a south suburb.
Despite Promise To Stop Parking In Public Spaces After Nearby Construction, Postal Trucks Still Clog Spots In Belmont CraginThe U.S. Postal Service promised to do better when CBS 2 first told you about this problem last month, but Morning Insider Lauren Victory found that commitment didn't stick.
'I'm Getting A Limo': Woodstock Senior Takes On Multiple Jobs Provided By Community Members To Pay For Prom ExperienceEvan, a military-bound senior did not let the pandemic get in the way of the his prom experience. He took on multiple jobs to pay for flowers and even a limo.
Kidde Recalls Trusense Smoke Detectors For Failure To Sound In A FireIf you have a Kidde Trusense smoke alarm, or combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, it may not sound in a fire.
United Center Welcoming Back Fans For First Time In Over A Year For Bulls Home GameCOVID restrictions are still in place. Capacity will be at 20% because of social distancing measures that will need to be taken inside the arena. 
Multiple Vehicle Broken Into, Burglarized On Same Block In Morgan ParkTwo military members left a nearby night club and saw their trunks and car doors left wide open. Among items taken from their vehicles were three weapons, government IDs, travel cards and a bullet proof vest.
Stray Showers Possible Friday Morning, Evening; Cool Weekend AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Stray Sprinkles On FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, May 6, 2021.
Misdemeanor Charges Against Ruben Roman Dropped; He Still Faces Other ChargesCharges of resisting arrest have been dropped against 21-year-old Ruben Roman, the man caught on bodycam video running with Adam Toledo before police shot and killed the 13-year-old boy.
Family Of Girl Who Died At Age 11 Finds Her Headstone Overturned And Damaged At Cemetery In HillsideFor 23 years, the gravesite of an 11-year-old girl sat undisturbed - a peaceful place for her family. But something disturbing has happened at her final resting place in Hillside. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Legal Battle Keeps Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa From Being Sworn In For Another TermRoger Agpawa, the mayor of south suburban Markham, was supposed to be sworn in for a second term on Thursday – but he was not. A legal battle stopped it from happening. So who is running the city?
CPS CEO Dr. Janice Jackson Calls For Full-Time In-Person Learning For All Students This FallChicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson called Thursday night for a return to full-time in-school learning for students in the fall.
Kenneth Smith, Convicted 3 Times Of 2001 McHenry Murder, Released From Prison On Appeals RulingKenneth Smith was out of prison Thursday night after 20 years – always maintaining he never committed the high-profile murder of a local restaurant owner. But the victim’s family says Smith absolutely did it. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
15-Year-Old Bolingbrook Girl Dies Days After Contracting COVID-19Dykota Morgan was an artist and an athlete, and had an outgoing disposition. The Bolingbrook teen died three days after contracting COVID-19.
Boy Shot In Chest Inside Bronzeville High-Rise ApartmentA boy was shot and seriously wounded Thursday evening in an apartment in a Bronzeville high-rise. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Police Search For Owner Of Gun Found In Back Seat Of Uber DowntownPolice on Thursday were searching for the owner of a gun that was left in the back seat of an Uber the night before.

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