The record number of mail-in ballots for the 2020 election has also meant record postal costs. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.

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Former Student Sues Minooka Community High School, Says Racism Is Blatant And EntrenchedRacial slurs, threats, anti-Semitic symbols – a former Minooka Community High School student says hate crimes are rampant in classrooms there. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Man Speaks Out After Fighting Off Carjackers DowntownA man from out of town fought off a group of would-be carjackers right in the Loop Monday night, and they even pulled a gun on him. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar arrived on the scene moments after it all went down on Lake Street.
Officer Dragged By Car At 95th And Dan RyanA Chicago Police officer was dragged and then thrown by a car Monday evening as police said the car fled from a traffic stop near the 95th Street Chicago Transit Authority Red Line terminal. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
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Jed Hoyer Signs 5-Year Contact As Cubs President Of Baseball OperationsThe Cubs on Monday announced Jed Hoyer agreed to terms with the Cubs on a new five-year contract running through the 2025 season.
Kendall Coyne Schofield Will Be First Woman Development Coach For BlackhawksThe Blackhawks are hiring U.S. Women’s Team Captain Kendall Coyne Schofield as a player development coach for the organization.
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COVID In IllinoisThe number of confirmed COVID cases in the state is declining.
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Two Hospitalized After Old Town FireAccording to the Fire Department, there were reports of people jumping from windows to escape the fire, but it was unclear if the two people who were hospitalized had jumped.
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COVID Testing, Food Giveaways Ahead Of ThanksgivingChicago volunteers passed out baskets and boxes of food for Thanksgiving. Those who wanted one also got a COVID test free of charge.
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Free COVID Testing And Turkey GiveawayHealthcare workers and volunteers helped to give away turkeys for Thanksgiving Day and to offer anyone a free COVID-19.
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Eddie Korosa Jr. Plays PolkaA performance by Chicago polka musician Eddie Korosa Jr., who appeared with his real-life polka band in the movie "Home Alone" in 1990.
New COVID Testing SiteDue to the large demand for COVID testing, a new site in Villa Park will be open for people who want or need to be tested.
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