CBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, March 7, 2021.
Chicago Weather: Breezy On TuesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, April 12, 2021.
Proposed Laws Would Improve Privacy Protections For Sex Crime Victims In IllinoisSweeping changes to privacy protections for survivors of sexual violence could be on their way to becoming law, following a series of CBS 2 reports. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Suburban Man Says Unlike Others, He's Had Plenty Of Contact With IDES -- But It's Been Of No HelpA suburban man said unlike many others, he has gotten through many times to the Illinois Department of Employment Security – but it has ultimately been of no help. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Students Speak Out After LGBTQ Pride Flags Are Removed At Chesterton SchoolPassionate students spoke out Monday night against the removal of gay pride flags at a middle school in Northwest Indiana.
Chicago Heights Parks Official Leaves Job With $212,000 Payout, To Frustration Of ManyChicago Heights parks Supt. Frank Perez wasn’t fired – he walked – and for that, taxpayers will foot a buyout of more than $200,000 for him. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Prepares For Possible Unrest Following Deadly Police Shooting In MinnesotaChicago Police on Monday evening said they are deploying additional resources to the downtown area and business corridors, and canceling days off for several units. This follows unrest in Minnesota after 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot and killed by an officer. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Struggling At Start Of Season, White Sox Pitcher Liam Hendriks Turns To Tarot Card ReaderWhite Sox closer Liam Hendriks arrived with a $54 million contract, but he has allowed two homers in just three appearances. So the Australian pitcher is now breaking out the tarot cards.
Community Leaders Lay Wreath Honoring Victims Of COVID-19Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined other leaders laying a wreath at Daley Plaza in honor of the thousands of people who died of COVID-19.
Shootings Continue As Plans To Install Cameras Along Illinois Expressways StallGunmen taking aim at drivers and passengers is a growing problem in Chicago. In the latest incident Monday morning on the Eisenhower Expressway near Damen two people were shot and another killed.
Professor David Harris On Minnesota Police Shooting That Killed Daunte WrightThere was outrage in the Minneapolis area Monday following another deadly police killing -- in which officials say an officer used a gun when she thought she was using a Taser. University of Pittsburgh School of Law Professor David Harris joins CBS 2's Irika Sargent to weigh in on that and other issues around use of deadly force by police.
Teens, Moms Work To Get COVID VaccineCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a group of suburban teens are putting together a mini network to get other teens connected to COVID vaccine appointments.
Homebound Seniors Get Their COVID ShotsCBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports having people come to them, says one senior, has been a godsend.
Burglars Break Into Mag Mile Nordstrom StoreA 27-year-old man faces a felony burglary charge, after a group of thieves smashed their way into the Nordstrom store on the Magnificent Mile overnight.
Suburban Teens Help Peers Find COVID Vaccine AppointmentsAnyone 16 and older can now get a COVID shot anywhere in the state, except for Chicago. But getting that shot may not be as easy as you think. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports from Oak Park.
Man Lost Everything As He Waited On Callback From IDES That Never CameA man lost his home, car, and everything waiting on a call from the Illinois Department of Employment Security - a call that never came. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet PatternCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Monday, April 12, 2021.
Federal Funds Available To Pay For COVID-19 FuneralsBeginning Monday FEMA is offering to help cover funeral costs for victims of COVID-19. It's money some families desperately need.
COVID Cases On The Rise In IllinoisEven as Illinois expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone age 16 and older on Monday, new virus cases continue to climb across the state, with new daily case counts having nearly doubled over the past month.
2 Police Shootings In 2 days In RockfordAuthorities are investigating two weekend police shootings in Rockford, including one in which a man was killed. Katie Johnston reports.
Piping Plovers Get More Park SpaceThe Chicago Park District added three acres to a protected area along the beach, allowing the birds to spread their wings.
Chicago Weather: A Partly Cloudy MondayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended forecast.
Navy Pier Hosting Job Fair MondayThe job fair runs from 3 to 7 p.m. and they are looking for employees for mostly outdoor positions like ride operators and guest guides.
1 Dead, 2 Injured After Shooting On Eisenhower Expressway Near Damen AvenueA shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway left one dead and two others injured near the Damen Avenue exit early Monday. Illinois State Police confirmed all westbound lanes were closed for over 7 hours and are now open.
Gary Mass Vaccination Site Hosting Walk-In DayThe new mass vaccination site in Gary, Indiana, is encouraging anyone age 16 and older to simply walk in today without an appointment to get a shot.