Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker ordered restaurants throughout the Chicago area to stop serving meals inside starting Friday, but now the industry is fighting back, saying a ban on dining in could actually make the pandemic worse. 

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Suburban Man First COVID Patient To Get Double Lung TransplantHe's the first known COVID-19 patient to receive a double lung transplant from a COVID-19 donor at Chicago's Northwestern Medicine.
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Illinois Moves Into 'Bridge Phase' Of Reopening FridayIn the new phase, people with proof that they have been fully vaccinated, or with a negative COVID-19 test one to three days before an event or public gathering, will not count against capacity limits.
City Colleges Of Chicago Offer New COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassador Course In Effort To Pick Up Pace Of VaccinationsThis new course is completely free and completely online. The goal is to educate people on how to talk about the vaccine and maybe convince their neighbors or family to get the shot.
Shuttered For More Than Five Years, Chippewa Campground At Kankakee River State Park Could Soon See RepairsAfter years of delays, it appears work will soon get underway to fix up a long-shuttered campground in Kankakee River State Park, and state officials say the repairs could finally be completed by November.
Hard Rock Casino Opening In Gary Fridayhe Hard Rock Casino in Gary, Indiana is opening at 11:30 a.m. on Burr Street near I-80/94. 
Illinois Moves Into 'Bridge Phase' Of Reopening FridayThis is the last step before a full reopening, which could come as soon as next month.
Man Fatally Shot In Grand BoulevardPolice said a 34-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk, near in the 400 block of East 48th Street around 9 p.m., when he was shot several times in the face and leg.
Temperatures In The 70s ReturnCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Not As Cold Thursday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, May 13, 2021.
Two Women Who Told CBS 2 About Agonizing Waits With IDES Now Have Unemployment BenefitsAfter doing hundreds of stories on people's agonizing waits for benefits through the Illinois Department of Employment Security, we found two success stories Thursday. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Police Investigate Deadly Shooting Outside Chatham Nail SalonOne man was killed and one was wounded in the shooting on 79th Street near Cottage Grove Avenue.
As Chicago Reopens, Fate Of Lollapalooza Not Certain Just YetWill Lollapalooza be back this year? A new published report says yes, but the city says nothing is confirmed yet.
Man Says He Almost Fell Victim To Scammer Who He Thinks Pirated A Real Apartment Rental AdA legitimate apartment listing was copied and pasted on a different website – and was apparently used in a scam to get money quick. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Boy, 8, Shot And Wounded In LawndaleAn 8-year-old boy was shot Thursday evening in Lawndale.
Chicago Sky Tip Off Season On Saturday With High ExpectationsThe Chicago Sky feel like they are championship contenders this year, coming off a pair of seasons that ended with trips to the playoffs.
Full News Conference: Lawsuit Filed Over Abuse Allegations Against Youth Hockey CoachA lawsuit was filed Thursday alleging cover-ups of sexual abuse and grooming by youth hockey coach Tom "Chico" Ardahtas.
Business, Restaurant Owners Propose Chicago Give $1,000 Bonuses For Workers To Return To JobsBusiness and restaurant owners who met virtually Thursday propose the city use COVID-19 relief funds to pay for back-to-work bonuses. 
Family Grateful After Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On I-355 And Everyone SurvivesThe pilot, his 21-year-old daughter, and her friend all suffered broken backs in the landing on the expressway in New Lenox, but survived. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
2 Men Shot Outside Nail Salon In ChathamWe have since learned that one of the men died after the shooting on 79th Street near Cottage Grove Avenue.

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