La Grange School District 105 is hoping voluntary COVID-19 saliva screeners can keep students in the classroom. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Planning To Retire; President Biden To Name New JusticeAfter 28 years on the bench, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is planning to retire.
Walgreens Expressions Challenge Provides Creative Outlet For Teens Coping With PandemicThe Expressions Challenge aims to use creativity and art to help teens cope. The nationwide competition put on by Walgreens features art of all kinds by teens struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
A 16-Year-Old Faces Charges In The Shooting Death Of Melissa GuzmanCBS 2's Tara Molina reports the teen had a 27-year-old accomplice police say was the driver.
Despite Vaccines, Treatments African Americans Still Make Up More Than Half Of COVID DeathsAfrican Americans still make up more than half of deaths caused by COVID-19. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker Looks into the data and which areas continue to see the issue.
Mayor Lightfoot, Supt. Brown, State's Attorney Foxx Come Together Over 8-Year-Old Girl's MurderA news conference on charges in the shooting death of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega was also a rare appearance in the same room for Mayor Lightfoot, police Supt. David Brown, and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Police Officer Facing Federal Charges For Involvement In Capital Hill RiotsA Chicago police officer is facing federal charges for his involvement in the Capitol Hill riots. He appeared in court Wednesday.
Statement From Melissa Ortega's MotherMelissa, the eight-year-old who was shot to death in Little Village over the weekend, was killed in Little Village. Community pastor Matt DeMateo read the statement from her mother.
A 16-Year-Old Is Charged In The Murder Of Melissa OrtegaCBS 2's Tara Molina reports a 27-year-old was also charged in connection with the fatal shooting of the eight-year-old in Little Village over the weekend.
With Temperatures Falling To Dangerous Lows, Cook County Doctor Provides Tips On How To Stay SafeEvery year, hundreds of Cook County residents suffer serious injuries due to frostbite and over-exposure to harsh weather.
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.