Chicago Police have launched an internal investigation – admitting they dropped the ball in the case of a 10-year-old girl targeted in a string of sexual assaults. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Chicago First Alert Weather: Lows Near 0 OvernightCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your First Alert Weather forecast for Friday, Jan. 28, 2022.
Where's The Corned Beef? Skyrocketing Prices Could Be Bad News For St. Patrick's DayA few dinner plates might be going without corned beef this year, as the price to stock the meat keeps going up. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Public Schools Cut COVID-19 Isolation And Quarantine Period From 10 Days To 5The Chicago Public Schools on Friday announced that it will change its isolation policies for those who test positive for COVID-19, and quarantine policies for close contacts, from 10 days to five.
Neighbors Help Each Other Clear Out Snow, And Some Get Out And Enjoy ItIt was a long day and night Friday for Chicagoans digging out of the mess left behind by the lake-effect snowstorm that fell for most of the day. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Added To Lawsuit Over Columbus Statue RemovalMayor Lori Lightfoot has now been added to a lawsuit over the removal of a Christopher Columbus statue in the Little Italy neighborhood. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
State Lawmakers Question DCFS Director About Ongoing ProblemsHe heads the department mandated to care for the state’s most vulnerable children, and on Friday, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Director Marc Smith was on the legislative hot seat. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Neighbors Work To Clear Snow In Harwood HeightsMore than 7 inches of snow fell in northwest suburban Harwood Heights Friday as a lake-effect snowstorm clobbered the Chicago area. CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports.
Chicago First Alert Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Ends, Sub-Zero Wind Chills Through The NightSnow chances decrease in northwest Indiana by midnight. Clearing skies and very cold tonight with lows around zero degrees. Wind chills will be as cold as -10 degrees.
ISP License Plate Readers Already Helping Catch Carjackers, Expressway Shooters; 'It's Already Been A Gamer-Changer'For years we've been telling you about stolen cars in Chicago and expressway shootings. Now Illinois State Police have a new tool to catch the bad guys and they say it's already working.
State Giving Away Free At Home COVID Testing Kits In 14 CountiesThe Illinois Department of Public Health is making 225,000 self-tests available to people in certain zip codes in 14 counties.
Gun Used By Kyle Rittenhouse To Be Destroyed; $2 Million For His Bail Part Of Legal FightMonths after he was found not guilty, we now know where all that money is going to go. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey shares the long list of people who wanted that money.
Chicago Weather Alert: Residents In Wilmette Hit With 8 Inches Of Snow, Clean Up BeginsAs the snow begins to slow, one of the hardest-hit places is north suburban Wilmette.
Lockport Central H.S. Freshman Chosen To Perform At Carnegie HallA suburban high schooler is headed for New York City's biggest stage -- Carnegie Hall. And while this is her first big break, her impressive singing career has been years in the making.
Obama Presidential Center Winter Garden To Be Named After Hadiya PendletonFormer President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are honoring Hadiya Pendleton, by naming the winter garden at the Obama Presidential Center after the 15-year-old who was shot and killed days after performing at Obama's second inauguration.
Seller Bails On Order For Birthday Balloon Arch, Refuses To Offer Couple A RefundWe've heard a lot about cancelation policies and confusion related to COVID. Now we have a new one -- a seller cancelling, bailing, and then refusing to provide a refund. That's what happened to a suburban couple planning a big birthday bash.
Video Shows Man Firing Shots That Left Man Dead In South AustinPolice on Friday were searching for a man wanted in a homicide earlier this month in the South Austin neighborhood.
Longtime Arlington International Racecourse Owner Richard Duchossois DiesBusinessman and longtime Arlington international Racecourse owner Richard L. Duchossois died Friday at the age of 100.
Man Facing Drug Charges After Trying To Hide Cocaine On Shelf Of Dollar Tree Store In AlgonquinA Carpentersville man is facing multiple felonies, after McHenry County Sheriff’s police said he tried to flee as they were serving an arrest warrant, and hid a stash of cocaine inside a Dollar Tree store in Alognquin.
Mayor Lightfoot Added To Lawsuit Over Little Italy Columbus StatueMayor Lori Lightfoot has now been added to a lawsuit over the removal of a Christopher Columbus statue in the Little Italy neighborhood.
2's Got Your Ticket: 'The Moors' And 'Bachelor: The Musical Parody'We all could use a good laugh, and some very different shows in town aim to please, with “The Moors” at A Red Orchid Theatre and “Bachelor: The Musical Parody” at the Apollo Theater Chicago. Here's CBS 2 entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole.
Dangerous Driving Conditions With Snow Causing Low Visibility FridayCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe is reporting live from the Mobile Weather Lab where she is seeing snow-covered roadways.
Chicago Weather Alert: Snowfall Continues, Additional 1-4 InchesHeavy lake effect snow continues falling across parts of the Chicago area, with another 1 to 4 inches of snow possible, after some areas have already had more than 7 inches.
Competitors This Weekend Make Take To The Skies At Norge Ski Club Winter Ski Jump TournamentIt's 150 feet above the Fox River and definitely not for the faint of heart. This weekend, this ski jump will be busy for the Norge Ski Club's 117th Winter Ski Jump Tournament.
Icy Lake Michigan As Lake Effect Snow FallsCBS 2's Marissa Parra shows us the now icy Lake Michigan.