CBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has your 5:30 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.
Investigation Underway After 'Disturbance' On Blue Line Train At Oak Park StationCTA officials confirmed there was a"disturbance aboard a railcar at the Blue Line Oak Park station" at 2:15 a.m.
At Start Of Pandemic, Reusable Bags Were Banned From Illinois Stores; A Year Later, What's The Deal?First, health experts said to wipe down your purchases and bags. Next, reusable bags were banned. Then environmentally-friendly totes became okay, but some store associates weren't allowed to touch them, leaving those shoppers to bag their own groceries.
9 Rogers Park Businesses Giving Out Free Seed Packets For Earth DayIf you want to celebrate Earth Day Thursday with a garden of your own, nine businesses in Rogers Park will be giving out free seed packets.
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Coming To Old Town ThursdayA vaccination clinic is coming to Old Town Thursday.
Police Investigating 2 Fatal Shooting Incidents In West Pullman Less Than A Mile ApartChicago police are investigating two fatal shooting incidents that took place about a mile from each other in the West Pullman neighborhood.
Freeze Warning In Effect; Warmup On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Freeze Warning OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
UPS Driver Rushes To Rescue After Heavy Box Falls And Traps 4-Year-Old BoyThe math just doesn't work out – a 4-year-old boy is no match for a 97-pound box. Video shows that box crush little Max Pratt as he screams for help. But as CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports, a hero then comes running.
CPS Teachers Told To Report Vaccination Status; Meanwhile, Kids May Return To School Full-Time In FallIf you’re a Chicago Public Schools teacher, the school board wants to know your vaccination status, right now.
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Led Some Brands To Discontinue Some Of Their OfferingsThe coronavirus pandemic has changed every part of our lives - from the big, important things like trips and weddings, to something as simple as the salad you order for lunch. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports on some of the brands that aren't offering as many options as they did pre-COVID.
Chicago Archdiocese Warns St. Sabina Leaders To Stop Pressuring Those Connected To Pfleger InvestigationThe Archdiocese of Chicago has warned St. Sabina leaders to stop pressuring the people connected to the investigation of the Rev. Michael Pfleger.
Drag Racing Rallies Have Now Moved To Ford City Parking Lot, Alderman Not PleasedCBS 2’s Charlie De Mar has been showing you some drag racers' wild moves for weeks now. But in the latest twist, they’re not operating in McKinley Park anymore – they’ve moved.
4-Year-Old Max Talks With CBS 2's Jermont Terry About The Scary Day A Package Fell On HimMax Pratt, 4, of Oak Park was trying to bring a box inside for his mom when the 97-pound box fell on him. A UPS worker quickly came to the rescue. Here's little Max telling CBS 2's Jermont Terry all about it.
Full Interview: Rev. Wheeler Parker, Emmett Till's Cousin, On The Derek Chauvin Conviction And Racial JusticeOn Tuesday night after fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, CBS 2's Jermont Terry talked with the Rev. Wheeler Parker about the lynching and beating of his cousin, Emmett Till, in 1955; the death of George Floyd; and what it all means when it comes to the arc of racial justice.
What Symptoms Should You Expect After The COVID-19 Vaccine?A doctor addresses three big questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, including what side effects are normal and which are cause for concern.
Advocates Advance Call For Civilian Oversight Group Over PoliceJust one day after jurors in Minneapolis found Derek Chauvin guilty of the death of George Floyd, there is now a push to create tougher oversight over the Chicago Police Department. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
New Document Details Secret Recordings, Offers New Insight Into Corruption Case Against Ald. Ed BurkeSecret recordings have been revealed in the case against Ald. Ed Burke (14th). CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Walk In COVID Vaccine AppointmentsCook County opened its pilot program on Wednesday for walk in appointments for the COVID vaccine. People can walk in two mass vaccination sites: Matteson and Tinley Park.
COVID Numbers In IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Public Health reported more than 2,700 new COVID cases.
Bobcat Spotted, Photographed At Will County Nature PreserveIn a rare sighting in the suburbs, a bobcat was recently caught on camera – taking a walk at the Sand Ridge Savanna Nature Preserve in Will County. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Chicago Weather: Sunshine On ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
The Power Of ProtestCBS 2's Steven Graves reports those who took to the streets in Chicago over George Floyd's death are pleased and relieved, but not completely content.
Woman Injured By Falling BoltA woman was hit on the head by a bolt that fell from a construction site in the River North neighborhood.
Illinois Department of Public Health Reporting Slight Jump In The Number Of COVID CasesMore COVID vaccine shots are being given around the state, but the number of cases jumped by almost 200. Katie Johnston reports.