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West Side Teens Get Some Maritime Experience Out In Lake Michigan On BoatsSailing is new experience for some Chicago teenagers. As CBS 2's Jim Williams reports, a West Side pastor and community leader is hoping the maritime life shows the kids a world of possibilities.
Chicago Weather: Heat Followed By ShowersCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the forecast.
City Council Holds Hearing On Proposed Anjanette Young OrdinanceFive months after a group of five Black alderwomen introduced a proposal for sweeping search warrant reforms for the Chicago Police Department, the measure got its first public hearing on Tuesday.
Woman Dead After Police Shooting; She Dragged Dolton Officer With Her Car And Crashed Into BuildingA woman is dead and two police officers are in serious condition after a confrontation at a drive-thru restaurant that ended with shots fired by police and a crash in Dolton early Tuesday morning. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Chicago Expanding At-Home Vaccination ProgramWith COVID cases on the rise again in Chicago, and more than 48% of the city’s population still not fully vaccinated, the Chicago Department of Public Health is expanding its at-home vaccination program, and offering financial incentives for people to sign up.
Some Immunocompromised People Are Getting Third Doses Of COVID-19 VaccineWith the Delta variant spread, there is renewed talk of a future booster shot to fight COVID-19. But CBS 2's Marie Saavedra found that some of those patients are already getting third doses of vaccine now.
Search On For Escaped Inmate Hugo Avila In St. CharlesHugo Avila, 21, escaped from a transport vehicle near Randall Road and Route 64 in Saint Charles while en route to the Kane County Sheriff's Department.
9 More States Added to Chicago's COVID-19 Travel AdvisoryCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports Dr. Allison Arwady, the head of the Chicago Department of Public Health said other states have rising COVID cases, and that could affect those who are traveling this summer.
Chicago Man Robbed By 3 Men, Then Shot And Wounded By 3 Other MenA 52-year-old Chicago man becomes a victim. Not once, but twice. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Arwady: Lolla Attendees Should Take PrecautionsCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports Chicago's top doctor responded to renewed concerns about the festival.
Chicago Parents Divided On CDC Recommendation For Students To Mask Up For The FallCBS 2's Chris Tye reports there are big changes from the CDC with how kids should be thinking about school this fall.
Chicago Weather: Sunshine All DayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
Man Shot In Attempted Robbery In The West Loop NeighborhoodPolice taped off the area on Madison and Canal where police found the 52-year-old man just before 11:30 Monday night.
Woman Dead After Dragging Officer With Car Before Crashing Into Business In Dolton; Shots Fired By PoliceA woman is dead and two police officers are in serious condition after a confrontation at a drive-thru restaurant that ended with shots fired by police and a crash in Dolton early Tuesday morning.
After Unwittingly Buying Expensive 'Gray Market' Camera That's Now Broken, Couple Left With '$800 Paperweight'picture is worth a thousand words, and thousand bucks is about how much a west suburban photographer's camera cost, but the equipment is worthless now, and no one will fix it.
Two Days Until Lollapalooza Despite Growing COVID Cases; Proof Of Vaccination, Negative COVID Test RequiredMayor Lori Lightfoot said there are no plans to cancel the Lollapalooza, despite a rising number of COVID cases.
Two More Days In The 90sCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
16-Year-Old Shot While Riding In Van In Marquette ParkPolice said the teen was riding in the back seat near 63rd Street and Sacramento just before 10 p.m. when shots were fired. 
COVID-19 Vaccinations At Illinois Nursing Homes -- Who's Keeping Track?We first told you about Alan Matthews – a longtime resident of the Landmark Nursing Home in Richton Park – two weeks ago. His cousin came to us after finding out he was months overdue for his second COVID-19 vaccine dose. And CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov found Matthews is likely not the only one – because no one is really keeping track.
New Tentative Contract For Chicago Fraternal Order Of PoliceMayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police have reached a tentative eight-year contract agreement that, if ratified by the union and approved the City Council, would provide officers with a 20% pay raise over the life of the deal, while also requiring a number of police accountability reforms.
Chicago Weather: More Steamy HeatCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, July 26, 2021.
Owner Arrested After Dog Is Left In Car In AuroraThe owner left the dog in the car while going to the Fox Valley Mall, police say.
Family Seeks Justice In Murder Of National Guardsman Chrys CarvajalThree weeks ago, a National Guardsman was killed at the corner of Lockwood Avenue and Palmer Street in Belmont-Cragin. On Monday night, there were signs and encouragement from the family to find the shooter. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Aldermen Set To Discuss Anjanette Young Ordinance On Police RaidsChicago aldermen on Tuesday will discuss a proposed city ordinance that is aimed at making sure what happened to Anjanette Young doesn’t happen to you.

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