Using a small amount of cash to make a big difference in Chicago -- that's the idea behind "Hit the Hood" micro-grants.
Nearly 60 Fish Types In Chicago Waters, Up From About 10The variety of fish swimming in Chicago's waterways have increased in recent decades, which authorities attribute to a decline in pollution. Katie Johnston reports.
Lane Tech College Prep To Vote On Name Of Indians Logo, MascotMonday night, the local school council is holding a vote during a special forum on whether the Indian name and symbol stays or goes.
District 230 Teachers Hold Caravan To Support Remote Learning This YearTeachers from three southwest suburbs say until there's a COVID-19 vaccine, it is not safe for students to return to school.
Chicago Weather: Cooler Temps To Stick AroundCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a look at the forecast.
Illinois Residents Visiting WisconsinDespite being on Chicago's travel quarantine list, people from the Chicago area are still making their way to a tourist hotspot.
Search To Resume For Teen Missing In Lake MichiganThe search for a missing teenager in the rough waters of Lake Michigan is now a recovery mission.
Puerto Rico Added To Chicago Emergency Travel OrderThe Chicago Department of Public Health has added Puerto Rico to the city's emergency travel order, requiring people to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to Chicago. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Man Charged In Murder Of 9-Year-Old Janari RicksA 39-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 9-year-old Janari Ricks, who was shot and killed Friday evening while playing outside in the Cabrini Green neighborhood.
Puerto Rico Added To Chicago's COVID-19 Travel Quarantine OrderChicago Department of Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady announces Puerto Rico being added to the city's emergency travel order, requiring people to self-quarantine for 14 days when arriving in Chicago from COVID-19 hot spots.
Big Star In Wicker Park Closes After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19Big Star in Wicker Park was forced to close after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Divvy Rider Hit By CTA Train Near RavenswoodAccording to police, the 31-year-old man was riding a Divvy bike around the gates of the tracks when his bike was clipped in the rear tire by the train.
Despite Months Of Complaints From Neighbors, Late Night Parties Continue In Bronzeville Near 41st Street Lake Shore Drive BridgeLoud music, drinking, smoking and large gatherings -- it's not what you want in a residential neighborhood, but it's what homeowners in part of Bronzeville are getting, despite repeated complaints to the city and police.
Divers Call Off Search In Lake Michigan For Teen Missing Near Diversey HarborPolice and Fire department divers searched late Monday afternoon for a missing person in Lake Michigan near Diversey Harbor, but ended up calling off the search because conditions were just too dangerous.
His Mustang Was Seized After A Drug Arrest; The Charges Were Dropped, But He Still Can't Get His Car BackWhy didn't Cicero's department of towing release Arteze Smith's car when he showed up with not one, but two court orders?
Below-Average Temperatures LingerCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
Cooler Than Average TuesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather update for Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.
Black-Owned Lavenderpop Greeting Cards Makes History With Jewel-Osco PartnershipA Black-owned greeting card company has struck up a partnership with Jewel-Osco – becoming the first independent and Black-owned greeting card line to do so in the store chain’s 100-year history.
Organizers Defend Trap Warehouse Event That Was Shut Down By CityThe Trap Warehouse event was supposed to be a party with a purpose - $20 to have drinks, dance, and network. Instead, Chicago inspectors shut down the warehouse event. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
High Powered Lawyer Accused Of Sex Assault Is Now Charged With DUISeveral women and former employees accuse a prominent Chicago family attorney of sexual assault - all of it is outlined in a complaint filed last month by a state disciplinary board. A day after CBS 2 reported on that, the attorney, David Pasulka, was charged with DUI in Glenview. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Young Swimmer Rescued From Dangerous Water In GlencoeThe swimmer was rushed to an area hospital.
Heartbreak After Murder Of 17-Year-Old Activist Caleb ReedCaleb Reed was just 17 years old, trying to change lives in the city’s Black and Latinx communities. On Monday night, police were trying to find his killer. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
SUV Crashes Through Garage In GlenviewA sport-utility vehicle crashed through a home in Glenview during the midday hours Monday.
Pritzker Addresses Idea Of Fines For Not Wearing MasksWhat's the next step to stop the virus? Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday made a suggestion about fining people for not wearing masks.
Study Set To Bring Antibody Treatments Right To Doors Of Long-Term Care FacilitiesA pharmaceutical company is using coronavirus antibodies for treatment at long-term care facilities - by bringing it right to their doors. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.