COVID-19 deaths in the state continue to rise.
High School Sports Return To Much Of Illinois; Chicago Area Still Does Not QualifyHigh school sports are coming back in Illinois, and some are starting as soon as possible. All 24 sports will get some play this year, and spring sports will get a full season. However, most of the Chicago area cannot compete against other teams. Regions are required to first reach Phase 4 mitigation.
Head Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald Signs 10-Year Deal With NorthwesternForget all those NFL rumors. Pat Fitzgerald is staying in Evanston. The Wildcats have locked up the winningest coach in Northwestern Football history with a brand new 10-year deal.
Not Everyone In 1B Is Getting The COVID VaccineCBS 2's Jim Williams reports a group of essential workers is still waiting to get their injection appointments.
As Carjackings Skyrocket In Chicago, Federal Authorities Are Stepping InSince the beginning of the year, there have been more than 150 carjackings in Chicago – amounting to five a day. Is federal pressure the answer? CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Four Children, One Adult Die In Des Plaines FireCBS 2's Steven Graves reports the incident took place Wednesday morning.
Chicago Weather: Temperatures Crash Wednesday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2020.
Illinois High School Association Announces 2021 Sports Schedule; Some Can Begin Practice ImmediatelyHigh school sports are coming back in Illinois, and some are starting as soon as possible. All 24 sports will get some play this year, and spring sports will get a full season.
CPS, Teachers Union Continue Negotiations As Students Wait To Hear If They Have Another Day Of Remote LearningCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports thousands of CPS families are waiting for word on whether their kids will have remote learning Thursday.
2 People Shot Outside Orland Park DaycareTwo people were shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon while they were driving near a daycare in Orland Park. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Walgreens Taps Starbucks Roz Brewer As Its New CEO, Only Black Woman Leading Fortune 500 CompanyWalgreens has tapped Starbucks executive Roz Brewer as its new CEO, which will make her the only Black woman leading a Fortune 500 company. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Heights Public Library Board Meeting: FBI AnnouncementThe FBI is getting involved in an investigation into claims of questionable spending at the Chicago Heights Public Library. The move was announced at a library board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.
Fatal House Fire In Des PlainesFive people died in a hosue fire that broke out Wednesday morning in Des Plaines.
Chicago Weather: It Gets Colder On ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a check on the extended forecast.
Over 700,000 COVID Vaccine Doses AdministeredIllinois Governor JB Pritzker and local officials toured a huge new COVID-19 vaccination site at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
3 More Carjackings Reported Overnight In West Town, North Kenwood, EdgewaterThere have been at least 150 carjackings in Chicago now since the beginning of the year.
CPS Teachers Work RemotelyAfter talks continue to stall between the CTU and CPS, teachers for the district were told to work from home.
Man Charged With Living At O'Hare Airport For 3 Months Due In Court WednesdayA man accused of living at O'Hare for almost three months is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.
3 More Carjackings Reported Overnight In West Town, North Kenwood, EdgewaterThe most recent was reported just after 10 p.m. in West Town on Washington Street near Peoria Street. A man was delivering food when another man in a silver SUV got out, pushed him to the ground and took off in his car.
Indiana Death Certificate Backlog Is Causing Financial Mess For Grieving FamilyA Northwest Indiana funeral home is waiting on 20 death certificates, but they can't get them signed because of problems with the state's brand-new birth and death records system.
Man Stabbed On CTA Red Line Near BerwynAccording to police, a 45-year-old man was riding the train around 10:30 p.m., when another man asked him what time it was.
Snow Day Offers Kids Important Mental Health Break; 'Sometimes It’s Really Okay To Let Go And Have Fun'CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory looks into the importance of playing hooky every now and then.
Lake Effect Snow LingersCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
City Lawyers Ask For More Time To Respond To Enforcement Action On Chicago Police Consent DecreeThere was more stalling from the City of Chicago on Tuesday when it comes to making changes to how Chicago police execute search warrants.
Chicago Weather: Lake-Effect Snow To PersistCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.