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Indiana Casino Executive Fighting State Over Ouster Order, Includes Stake In Gary OperationA longtime heavyweight in Indiana’s gambling industry is fighting state regulators' attempts to force him to give up his stake in a Lake Michigan casino and a $300 million new casino project in Gary. Katie Johnston reports.
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Chicago Weather: Breezy For The Next Several DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has a check on the forecast.
CPD Investigates 3 CarjackingChicago police are looking for suspects in three separate carjackings that happened Wednesday morning.
Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum Reopening After Closing For Months Due COVID-19 RestrictionsStarting next Wednesday, the Shedd will reopen to the public after closing for 70 days due to COVID-19 restrictions. After being closed for two months, the Field Museum will also reopen on Saturday.
Man Wounded In Lawndale Shootout With Police Officers Charged With Attempted MurderA 30-year-old man who was wounded in a shootout with Chicago Police officers Monday night in Lawndale has been charged with attempted murder.
Possible Strike Vote Looms In Ongoing School Reopening Showdown Between CPS And CTUYet another showdown between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union. Kindergarten through 8th grade students are set to return to in-person learning in a week-and-a-half, but teachers say COVID-19 is still a threat. CBS 2's Marissa Parra tells us how teachers could be moving towards a strike.
Chicago Teachers Union Could Call For Strike Authorization Vote WednesdayWe're told the delegates don't necessarily want to set a walk-out date. Instead, they would rather reach a deal to get back to school safely.
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Trump Pardons Casey Urlacher On Charges With Running Illegal Sports Gambling OperationPresident Trump granted a full pardon to Casey Urlacher, who was charged with conspiracy to engage in illegal gambling.
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Mom Receives Text From Son's Teaching Assistant, Calling Her A 'Nut'A Chicago mom, dealing with tensions over in-person learning, reached out to CBS 2 after receiving what she calls an alarming text from the teacher’s assistant that works in her son’s third-grade classroom. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
City Lights Go Dark For COVID-19 Victims As Mayor Lightfoot Expresses HopeLights around the city went dark, health care workers stopped for a moment of silence, and candles burned in memoriam Tuesday evening for victims of COVID-19. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
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Mom May Be Paralyzed After Being Shot During Carjacking In AuroraAnyone can be the victim of a carjacking, and this past weekend, it was a mother of two who was just out getting something to eat in Aurora. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Expert Says End To Cash Bail Does Not Mean Greater Risk To Community SafetyAmong the police reform measures that recently passed in Springfield is an end to cash bail. The measure allows defendants to go free at a judge's discretion, without bail, while they await trial. But does policy work? CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Illinois State Sen. Heather Steans ResigningState Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago), who was instrumental in the passage of legislation legalizing recreational marijuana and same-sex marriage in Illinois, is resigning from office at the end of the month.
COVID-19 In Chicago: Remembering Ada Mae Bates, Who Made Friends Wherever She WentIn Illinois alone, there had been 18,208 brothers and sisters, parents, grandparents, friends, and coworkers and counting as of Tuesday who had died of COVID-19. CBS 2’s Jim Williams on Tuesday introduced us to one of them – Ada Mae Bates – a woman who made friends wherever she went.
Chicago Might Be Able To Make COVID Vaccine Available To All By MayFor the first time, the city’s top doctor is letting us all pull out some calendars when it comes to the coronavirus vaccination schedule, but the dates are far from set in stone. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
City Rejects Damage Claim After Dog Shocked On Public SidewalkLast year, CBS 2 Chicago reported on a dog who was shocked because of a loose wire on a public sidewalk. After months of fighting to get information and file a claim for damages, the dog's owners said the city rejected their appeal, CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Dominic Quaglia Lived The American Dream Before His Death From CoronavirusOne year ago today, the United States confirmed its first case of COVID-19. In the 365 days since, COVID has spared no part of this country, killing 400,000 and infecting millions more.

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