Dr. Emily Landon from the University of Chicago joined CBS 2’s Brad Edwards and Irika Sargent on Thursday to answer some questions about the coronavirus vaccines and how they work.
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More Than Half Of U.S. Counties Considered High-Transmission Areas For COVID-19New daily cases of COVID-19 are now higher than they were at this point last summer, but millions of Americans are still unvaccinated and unmasked. CBS News’ Elise Preston reports.
Illinois State Trooper Clipped By Driver's Rearview Mirror On Dan RyanAn Illinois State trooper was recovering Sunday after a late-night crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Racist Graffiti Found On Front Of West Side Takeout RestaurantIt has been painted over already, but racist graffiti was discovered on the front of a West Side takeout restaurant Sunday morning.
Chicago Police Report 461 Shootings In JulyChicago police Sunday released their crime data for the month of July, and while murders in the city are about equal to 2020, the number of shootings has increased nearly 15% since last year.
Teen Injured In Shooting Near Playground In Gage Park NeighborhoodAn 18-year-old man was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood, just yards from a park full of children.
UIC Receives $6 Million Grant To Test Drug To Treat Severe Lung Complications From COVID-19In the battle against COVID-19, the University of Illinois at Chicago has received $6 million from the federal government to test a potential drug to treat severe complications from infections with the coronavirus.
DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic RemarksOn this final day of Lollapalooza Sunday, a headliner was nixed. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby will not be performing after backlash from homophobic remarks he made at another festival. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Chicago Weather: Heading Back To The 80s (Not The Decade)CBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 5:30 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.
Reassurance, Caution From City Officials As COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases RiseMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady repeatedly emphasized that the most important action anyone can take is to get vaccinated. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
XS Tennis Summer Bash Hosts Free COVID-19 Vaccination Event With ConcertTo increase Chicago's vaccine numbers, the XS Tennis Summer Bash is hosting a free vaccination event near 53rd and State Street Sunday. Free shots will be given out from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Anyone who gets one gets a $25 gift card. The event comes with a concert featuring the Soul Children Choir of Chicago. They will perform with Walt Whitman, Jason Warrior and Sa'Rayah.
1 Killed, 3 Injured In Englewood CrashOne woman is dead and three others are injured after a crash in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood Saturday night at 73rd and Racine. Police say around 10:45 p.m. the three women were in a blakc nissan when it collided with a white Kia. One of the women was thrown from the vehicle and died at the hosiptal. The other two women and the driver of the other vehicle were hospitalized with serious injuries. Police are investigating. No one has been cited.
Three Shot While Standing On Porch On West SideThree people were shot while standing on a porch on Chicago's West Side late Saturday evening.
What Caught My Eye Aug. 1, 2021CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot and Ed Curran share the photos that caught their eyes this week.
As Lollapalooza Ends, Concerns About The Spread Of The COVID-19 Delta Variant BeginSunday is the last day for Lollapalooza, but it's only the beginning of Chicago's concern over the contagious Delta variant.
Chicago Weather: August Starts On The Cooler SideCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 7 a.m. forecast for Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.
Brookfield Zoo Hopping With 3 Wallaby Joeys Born Last YearThings are hopping at the Brookfield Zoo for three new additions born there last year.
Masks Now Required At Art Institute Of ChicagoThe Art Institute of Chicago is now requiring all visitors to wear a mask the whole time they’re visiting, even if they are vaccinated.
Chicago Weather: Slight Chance Of Storms Saturday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Saturday, July 31, 2021.
Members Of Congress Protest As Federal Eviction Ban Is Set To ExpireMillions of people behind on rent because of the pandemic may soon be evicted as a federal ban expires, and members of Congress are demanding action that likely won’t happen. CBS News’ Christina Ruffini reports.
3 People Hospitalized After Ammonia Leak At Wheeling FactorySeveral people were taken to the hospital Saturday after a hazardous gas leak at a factory in Wheeling.
Crash In Humboldt Park Sends 4 People To Hospital; 2 Seriously HurtFour people were taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon when a car crashed into a building in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
At Least 4 People Injured In Crash On Edens ExpresswayA terrifying crash on the Edens Expressway tied up traffic for hours Saturday.
Rising Concerns About COVID As Sun Sets On LollapaloozaA mask mandate for indoor spaces was in effect Saturday at Lollapalooza amid rising COVID cases brought on by the dangerous Delta variant. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Ribbon-Cutting Held For Newly-Renovated Sand Ridge Nature Center In South HollandCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was among those cutting the ribbon Saturday morning on a newly-renovated nature center in the south suburbs.