Mayor Lori Lightfoot told CBS 2 at last year that more ambulances were expected when the new Fire Department contract was finalized. That day has arrived, and guess what – there won’t be a single ambulance added. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
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Music Box Presents 'It's A Wonderful Life' And 'White Christmas' At Chicago Drive-InYou can head to a Chicago drive-in theater where the Music Box will be showing classics on the (really) big screen for people to enjoy from the safety of their cars. Katie Johnston reports.
Hundreds Pack Hotel For Wedding Reception Despite COVID-19 SpreadHundreds of people crowded into a hotel ballroom on Wednesday, toasting newlyweds. But in the middle of a pandemic, how is that allowed? CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Boeing Puts 737 Max Jet Back Into Air For Demonstration FlightThursday was a big day for Chicago-based Boeing. For the first time since March of 2019, passengers flew on a 737-Max jet.
SUV Pulled Out Of Pond In WheelingWheeling police told CBS 2 the woman driving mistook the accelerator for the brakes while driving on Northgate Parkway around 11 p.m.
Chicago Weather: Plenty Of SunshineCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the forecast.
Illinois UnemploymentThe state of Illinois reported an increase in the number of unemployment claims filed.
With Winter Approaching, City Officials Say They're Prepared For Eventual Arrival Of Snow, Extreme ColdChicago's forecast might be clear and relatively mild for the foreseeable future, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other top city officials on Thursday sought to assure the city they are prepared for when snow and extreme cold do arrive this winter.
Woman, 70, Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash On Lower Wacker DriveA woman is dead after an overnight hit-and-run crash downtown on Lower Wacker Drive, and police are still trying to find the other driver involved. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe tells us what investigators have learned.
Chicago Hospital To Treat COVID With AntibodiesA Chicago hospital is the first in the city to use an FDA approved antibody infusion for COVID patients.
Grocery Shoppers Seeking Out More Variety During Pandemic, But Expert Says Boon For Stores Won't Last After Vaccines ArriveOne sector of society keeping an especially close eye on the vaccine timeline is grocers.
Career Coach: Temp Jobs On ResumesThis week, we asked our career coach about temp jobs, side hustles and seasonal positions. Should you add them to your resume?
70-Year-Old Woman Dies In Crash On Lower Wacker Drive In The LoopA woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash in The Loop overnight.
ISP Investigating Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway; 2 People ArrestedIllinois State Police are investigating a shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Clear Skies ContinueCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Police Dash Cam Footage Shows Deadly Crash In BerkeleyThree people are dead and a fourth was seriously injured when a car fleeing a traffic stop slammed into a semi-trailer truck in west suburban Berkeley this week.
Chicago Weather: Dry Pattern ContinuesCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020.
Landlord Says She Has Not Received Rent On House She Owns In Over A YearThe moratorium on evictions is meant to protect people from losing everything during the pandemic. But CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one landlord who has not received rent in more than a year.
CTA Passengers Evacuated When Red Line Train Gets Stalled Near Cermak-ChinatownThe incident happened as Chicago Transit Authority Red Line service was halted from Fullerton to Garfield for hours Wednesday night due to smoke in the subway section of the line.
Car Slams Into Pole Killing 2 In Lawndale, Police Say It Was Being ChasedA car split in half after crashing into a pole during a shootout in Lawndale Wednesday night, and two people were killed.
Family Recalls Terrifying Moments When Man Got Shot During Bucktown Carjacking AttemptRecently, a family’s sense of security was horrifically violated, as a mother and daughter screamed and pleaded with carjackers in a Bucktown alley – and the father was shot while trying to help. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Residents Served By Mount Greenwood Post Office Are Fed Up With Missing MailPostal problems have been a side effect of the pandemic - but not in this case. People served by the Mount Greenwood Post Office told CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot they have had mail problems for more than 18 months.
Thousands Of Illinois Businesses Got $1 Million Or More In PPP LoansThousands of Illinois businesses received millions in loans under a federal government program created to help small companies recover from the economic crisis left in the wake of the pandemic.
Some Illinois GOP Lawmakers Call For Speaker Mike Madigan To Resign, Leave State GovernmentThe heat is being turned up another notch for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to resign. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
ICU Beds Filling Up As COVID-19 SpreadsThe majority of intensive care unit beds in Indiana were occupied by COVID-19 patients Wednesday. Physicians say the pressure on resources and staff is unsustainable.