A Santa swiper in Chicago was caught on camera stealing St. Nick and his reindeer from a yard in less than 30 seconds. It's something that has been happening around the city.
Car involved In Jefferson Park Crash May Have Been Carjacked A Night EarlierThe car crashed on Lawrence Avenue near the Kennedy Expressway.
Mom May Be Paralyzed After Being Shot During Carjacking In AuroraAnyone can be the victim of a carjacking, and this past weekend, it was a mother of two who was just out getting something to eat in Aurora. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Expert Says End To Cash Bail Does Not Mean Greater Risk To Community SafetyAmong the police reform measures that recently passed in Springfield is an end to cash bail. The measure allows defendants to go free at a judge's discretion, without bail, while they await trial. But does policy work? CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Illinois State Sen. Heather Steans ResigningState Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago), who was instrumental in the passage of legislation legalizing recreational marijuana and same-sex marriage in Illinois, is resigning from office at the end of the month.
COVID-19 In Chicago: Remembering Ada Mae Bates, Who Made Friends Wherever She WentIn Illinois alone, there had been 18,208 brothers and sisters, parents, grandparents, friends, and coworkers and counting as of Tuesday who had died of COVID-19. CBS 2’s Jim Williams on Tuesday introduced us to one of them – Ada Mae Bates – a woman who made friends wherever she went.
Chicago Might Be Able To Make COVID Vaccine Available To All By MayFor the first time, the city’s top doctor is letting us all pull out some calendars when it comes to the coronavirus vaccination schedule, but the dates are far from set in stone. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
City Rejects Damage Claim After Dog Shocked On Public SidewalkLast year, CBS 2 Chicago reported on a dog who was shocked because of a loose wire on a public sidewalk. After months of fighting to get information and file a claim for damages, the dog's owners said the city rejected their appeal, CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Dominic Quaglia Lived The American Dream Before His Death From CoronavirusOne year ago today, the United States confirmed its first case of COVID-19. In the 365 days since, COVID has spared no part of this country, killing 400,000 and infecting millions more.
CPD Lieutenant Sues City For Retaliation, Says Community Safety Team Pushes ‘Illegal’ Arrest QuotasA Chicago police officer is blowing the whistle, claiming his team was ordered to hit illegal arrest and traffic stop quotas. It's a story you'll see only on CBS 2. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey has been looking into the allegations.
Chicago Teachers Union Could Seek Strike Vote Soon Over CPS Reopening DisputeChicago Teachers Union leadership could soon ask its 25,000 members to authorize a strike as it continues to pressure the Chicago Public Schools for an agreement on a safe reopening plan for the district.
CPS CEO Janice Jackson Holds Roundtable Discussion On School Reopening PlansChicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson held a virtual roundtable discussion with parents on Tuesday about the plan for more students to return to in-person learning next month.
Chatham Education And Workforce Center Brings New Job Training And Career Advancement Programs To South SideA new community center designed to help people on the South Side get job training and classes to advance in their careers celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday.
Chicago Buildings To Go Dark Tuesday Night In Honor Of National COIVD-19 MemorialLocal buildings and institutions will go dark at 6 p.m. Some buildings will then display candles and ring bells in observation.
Carjackings Reported In Lakeview, Logan Square Tuesday MorningAnother carjacking was reported Tuesday morning, this time in Lakeview.
Man Fires Shots At His SUV As Someone Tries To Drive Away In ItA man fired shots at his own SUV as someone tried to steal it in Wicker Park Monday night.
Lake County Fairground Starting Drive-Thru Vaccinations TuesdayThis site vaccinates by appointment only through the Allvax portal, and only for those people in phase 1A for now.
New Records System Is Holding Up Death Certificates For Grieving Families In IndianaPeople who are grieving the loss of loved ones can’t get death certificates for them due to a new state records system in Indiana.
Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police On West Side; Shots Were Fired At Officers, CPD SaysOfficers shot and wounded a suspect in the Homan Square neighborhood late Monday, police said.
After Finding Controversial Novel On School's Summer Reading List, Teenage Twins Push For Change In State LawHomework; for many of us adults, it’s been eons since we had school assignments. Now 13-year-old twins in southwest suburbs want to give Illinois lawmakers a big project.
Snow Showers Tuesday Afternoon, EveningCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the forecast.
Tipsters: Glitch Has Walgreens Locations Giving COVID-19 Vaccines To People Who Aren't EligibleSome people who are not yet eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine under state rules are getting it anyway. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Chicago Weather: Chilly TuesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
Dolton Village Trustee Tiffany Henyard Gives Away Gas For Free Amid Run For MayorIt’s campaign season in south suburban Dolton, and one mayoral candidate kicked it off by giving away gas for free. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Nooses Found Hanging From York High School Stadium Bleachers In ElmhurstTwo rope nooses were found hanging from the top of the bleachers at the football field at York Community High School in Elmhurst, police said.