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South Side Couple Says Contractor Took Their Money And Left Rubble BehindA South Side couple reached out to us for help, sending us pictures after they said they were scammed out of thousands of dollars - with only rubble to show for it. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Remains Of Sgt. Arthur Countryman, Suburban Soldier Who Died In World War II, Return Home At LastAn American flag flew over the Stevenson Expressway Thursday for a suburban soldier who fought for his country - and died for his country. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
'This Is Not 1970,' Mayor Lightfoot Says Of Firefighter-EMT Erik ZumaWe have reported for the last two nights on a Chicago firefighter-EMT who is still on the job after being charged with sexual assault. On Thursday, we went straight to Mayor Lori Lightfoot for a response.
Chicago Weather: Sunny, Cooler, And Less HumidCBS 2 Meteorologist Tammie Souza has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, July 29, 2021.
Gunmen Shoot, Kill Barber, Customer In Front Of Multiple People At Lawndale BarbershopChildren and seniors were inside a West Side barbershop this week when two men walked in, found their target, and opened fire. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
CBS 2 Investigators Discover Speed Camera Sign Mistakes, And Get ResultsIf you recently got a speeding ticket in Chicago, you might not deserve it. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered a big problem that may mean the city owes thousands of drivers a whole lot of money. And this report got results.
3 People Rescued From Lake Michigan Off Hyde ParkFirefighters found themselves waist deep on the waters of Lake Michigan Thursday evening, searching for a swimmer in distress.
Day 2 Of Bears Training Camp Brings More Fanfare With Fans' First Chance To WatchThursday's Bears Training Camp practice had a little more fanfare than the first and not just because the Bears went deeper with a two-hour session. 
Lollapalooza Returns To Grant Park Amid Growing COVID ConcernsAll attendees are required to have proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or else a negative test. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Benefit Backlog Persists At IDESIt turns out that people filing for unemployment In Illinois still are not getting calls from the state. After waiting months, we are still hearing from people waiting and waiting on help from the state, with nowhere else to turn. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Plant Poachers At It Again In ChicagoCBS 2's Steven Graves is speaking to people in one North Side neighborhood so fed up, they are taking action.
Indian Prairie, Matteson Parents Want Remote Learning, District Requires Kids In ClassroomsCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports some concerned parents who are finding there isn't an option in their district.
Illinois Unemployment Claims Remain At A High, Numbers Waiting For Callbacks Still RisingWith unemployment claims still at a high and calls for help still on the rise, we are not out of the woods in Illinois. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Chicago Weather: Breezy, Clear Night; Dangerous Beach ConditionsCBS 2 Meteorologist Tammie Souza has the 5 p.m. forecast for Thursday, July 29, 2021.
Crowds Turn Out For Lollapalooza With Negative COVID Tests, Vaccination Cards In HandThe show is going on for Lollapalooza in Grant Park beginning Thursday, despite concerns about rising COVID numbers. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Lightfoot Could Announce Vaccine Mandate For City Workers 'Soon'; Talks With Labor Unions UnderwayMayor Lori Lightfoot said she expects to announce soon whether city workers will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face regular testing for the virus, as her administration negotiates with various labor unions on what those rules could look like.
Cook County, Most Of Illinois Now Seeing 'Substantial' COVID Spread; CDC Urges Masks IndoorsCook County and several other counties in the Chicago area are now seeing “substantial” spread of COVID-19, according to data collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, meaning fully vaccinated people are asked to resume wearing masks indoors.
'I Cannot Risk Her Life'CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports, it's a return to in-person learning for many kids who spent last year remote. But what about remote learning for kids who aren't old enough to get a COVID-19 vaccine?
Fans Arrive At Bears Training CampUnlike in years past when camp was in Bourbonnais, it's limited capacity and no player autographs because of COVID.
Chicago Weather: Cooler On FridayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
COVID-19 In Illinois: 10 Deaths, 51 Hospitalizations In Breakthrough Cases In Past WeekHere's another reason to wear a mask and wash your hands frequently, even if you're vaccinated. In the past week, Illinois had 10 deaths and 51 hospitalizations from breakthrough COVID cases, when fully vaccinated people get infected with the virus.
Remains Of WWII Soldier Arthur Countryman Return To IllinoisAfter missing for 76 years, a casualty of World War II returns home to Illinois.
Over 18,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 400,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Lollapalooza Kicks Off In Grant ParkSigns are up offering health screenings at the four-day fest and safety is a priority. CTA will have 900 additional private officers deployed to accommodate the increased traffic. 

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