Chicago restaurants will soon be able to serve more people indoors, and bars that don’t serve food will soon be able to resume service inside, under loosened COVID-19 restrictions announced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday. The city also is easing restrictions for health and fitness clubs, and for personal services.
Remembering Historic 1967 Blizzard, 55 Years Ago Today In ChicagoWednesday’s extreme cold is certainly rough to deal with, but it's probably still better than facing the historic blizzard that slammed Chicago 55 years ago today. On Jan. 26, 1967, snow started falling on Chicago, and didn't stop until more than a day later, after there were 23 inches on the ground. It’s the worst snowstorm on record in Chicago.
Bitter Cold Conditions WednesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the latest forecast.
'It Could Be Worse'CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports not everyone can stay home when it's bitterly cold.
Police Alert Residents Of Recent Carjackings In Park ManorPolice are warning people in the Park Manor neighborhood after three carjackings last week.
Customers Frustrated With High Prices For Natural GasMount Prospect resident Jose Botti went to Facebook to voice his frustration, saying, "Gas bill is higher than Snoop Dog this month." Bottis typically pays $97 for gas. This year, he paid almost $200.
Developing: Warehouse Fire In Pingree Grove Causes Orange Flames And Thick SmokeBright orange flames and thick smoke during a warehouse fire in Pingree Grove near U.S. 20 and Route 47
1 Dead, 5 Injured After Crash Involving Pick-Up Truck And SUV In Round Lake BeachAn SUV and pick-up truck were found with severe damage and firefighters had to cut the victims out of the vehicles.
City Urges People To Call 311 And Get To Warming Centers If Necessary As Dangerous Cold Settles On ChicagoCBS 2's Marissa Parra has the latest updates you need to stay warm Wednesday as the bitter cold kicks in.
Thieves Break Into LensCrafters Store In The LoopPolice said a window was shattered at the store, located in the 200 block of North Michigan Avenue, just before 4 a.m.
Univar Solutions Bringing New Food Laboratory To The Hatchery's West Side Business IncubatorAs you get ready to pour your bowl of cereal, did you ever wonder why your food tastes the way it does? The answer might just come from a cool new food laboratory on the West Side. Morning Insider Tim McNicholas takes us there.
Wind Chill Advisory In Effect Wednesday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the latest forecast.
Tips Lower Your Gas Bills As Temperatures Drop The bitter blast means many of us are trying to stay warm inside and that means higher gas bills.
CTA Blue Line Service Temporarily Suspended Between Milwaukee Avenue And LaSalle Street Due To Medical EmergencyShuttle buses are available to provide connecting service.
Frostbite Risk Within 30 Minutes Of Exposure As Wind Chills Drop Below ZeroWith dangerously cold wind chills Wednesday morning, frostbite is a concern.
'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.