CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.
Chicago Weather: An Unseasonably Warm ThursdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.
Indiana Family Visits Tennessee, Has Very Close Encounter With BearWhen the Franczak family of Crown Point, Indiana loaded up the family roadster to Sevierville, Tennessee, they planned a little family getaway. When they got there, an unexpected guest joined them. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Homophobic Graffiti Sprayed On House In Barrington In Possible Hate CrimeHomophobic graffiti was found plastered all over a home in the northwest suburbs in a possible hate crime. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Man Left With Scars After Paintball Attack, One Of Many Across Chicago LatelyThey jump out of nowhere or pull up beside you, and there is no time to duck – paintball attacks are happening all across the city. One victim who talked with CBS 2’s Jermont Terry still has scars.
Deadly Police Shooting In Waukegan Hits Close To Home For MayorWaukegan police shot and killed a man and injured a woman in the incident. As CBS 2's Chris Tye reports, Mayor Sam Cunningham knew the families of both people who were shot.
An Inside Look At The Trump Tower StandoffIt took 14 hours from Sunday afternoon until Monday morning for chief crisis negotiators to bring a man down safely from a landing on Trump Tower. CBS 2's Steven Graves has an inside look at how such negotiations work.
Chicago Weather: Warm Front Coming Our WayCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 6 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.
COVID Cases Still Trending Upwards In IllinoisOn Wednesday, the number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois continued to move upwards, with more than 4,000 new cases announced Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 69 additional deaths.
Mentor Stepping In For Boy Who Admitted To Vandalizing Seniors' BuildingCBS 2 this week told you the story of young boys vandalizing a senior home in West Pullman, and how a mother of one of the young boys forced him to fess up. On Wednesday, CBS 2’s Marissa Parra followed up on how a local mentor is stepping up now too.
Waukegan Police Shoot And Kill Man, Injure WomanPolice say an officer fired the shots after a car reversed in the officer's direction.
Mayor Lightfoot's Budget Proposal Calls For Big Cut To Police BudgetIn Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s budget proposal calls for the Chicago Police Department to cut a big chunk of its own budget. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
How Will Chicagoans Do With The New Budget?With Mayor Lori Lightfoot's $12.8 billion budget plan as taxpayers, are Chicagoans getting what they paid for? One non-partisan budget watchdog group said the mayor had some hard choices to make.
Support Grows For Man With Special Needs Fired From Jewel-OscoA beloved Jewel-Osco worker with special needs says he was unfairly fired from his job in Glenview, and more than 12,000 people have signed an online petition trying to get the man's job back. Even a state lawmaker is getting involved.
Joliet Police Sergeant Who Alleged Police Misconduct In Death Of Eric Lurry Has Been ArrestedSgt. Javier Esqueda was charged with two counts of official misconduct and was booked at the Kendall County Jail. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Chicago Mural Honors WorkersThe Chicago Loop Alliance is creating a mural that honors the hundreds of thousands who have worked on the front lines during the pandemic.
Chicago Weather: Temps Take A Rollercoaster RideCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has a look at the extended forecast.
2 Veterans Team Up To Create Turtle Book For ChildrenTwo veterans are giving back by collaborating on a book about turtles.
Frankfort Pilot Dies After Small Plane Crashes Along Route 394 In Ford HeightsThe pilot, identified as 70-year-old Lawrence Jagmin from Frankfort, later died at the hospital, Illinois State Police confirmed Wednesday.
Highland Park Switches To Remote LearningThe area school district attributes the change to the rising COVID case numbers.
3 People Injured In 3 Paint Ball Gun Attacks Across The City OvernightChicago police are investigating three separate incidents where people were shot with paintball guns.
Man Who Held Police In Standoff At Trump Tower Located After Escaping From AmbulanceA man who sent hours dangling from a landing on Trump Tower in a standoff with police earlier this week, then escaped from a private ambulance downtown, has been located, police said.
2 Local Veterans Collaborate On Educational Turtle Book For KidsTwo marines who became friends decided to collaborate and create an educational book on turtles for kids.
Northwest Side Ald. Gilbert Villegas Proposes Ordinances To Stick It To Predatory TowingAs CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reported Wednesday, a Northwest Side alderman now wants to stop drivers from being ripped off once and for all.