Baseball was back at Wrigley Field Thursday as the Cubs took on the Pittsburgh Pirates on a chilly Opening Day 2021 – though with reduced crowds. It was the first mega-event Chicago has seen since the pandemic began. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.

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Bradley Police Officer Tyler Bailey, Shot In The Line Of Duty, Moved From ICU To Standard Hospital CareThree weeks after being shot and critically wound in the line of duty, Bradley Police officer Tyler Bailey has been released from ICU to standard hospital care.
Chicago Weather: Light Snow Chances During The Weekend, Colder Temps AheadScattered snow showers over the next few days, with a period of light accumulation tonight.
Cook County Reopens Third Vaccination Site In A Week In Effort To Help More Residents Get VaccinatedDespite the omicron surge, only 70 percent of Illinois residents eligible for a vaccine are fully vaccinated.
Illinois State Police Responds To Shooting On I-290 Ramp; 1 Person Reported InjuredIllinois State Police responded to a shooting on I-290 ramp Friday night.
Chicago Man Arrested After Firing Shots On Indiana Toll RoadA driver is under arrest after shooting a gun from his car on the Indiana toll road, according to authorities.
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Chicago Weather: Light Snow OvernightCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your First Alert Weather forecast for Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.
Cook County Treasurer Says Vacant And Abandoned Properties Are Sucking Up Tax RevenueThousands of abandoned and vacant properties are costing Cook County taxpayers billions in lost property tax revenue. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, efforts are under way to help get that money back.
Friend Calls On Driver Who Hit, Killed Retire CPD Officer Richard Haljean To SurrenderAs police continued their search Friday night for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a retired Chicago Police officer in Edison Park, a friend remembered the officer’s passion for the job. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Caught On Video: Man Steals Car, Goes On To Crash It In Back Of The YardsVideo shows a silver car get plowed into by a red sport-utility vehicle and then go crashing into someone’s yard in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Behind the wheel of that silver car was a thief trying to steal it. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Multiple Vehicles Hit In Chain-Reaction Crash In East PilsenAn apparent chase ended with a chain-reaction crash in East Pilsen Friday night.
One NYPD Officer Killed, Another Gravely Wounded During Domestic Call In HarlemAn New York City Police officer was fatally shot in Harlem on Friday evening. A second officer, who is 27 years old, was shot and is fighting for his life.
One Dead, Another Critically Injured After An Explosion In Kane CountyCBS 2's Sabrina Franza reports two workers were cleaning the top of a tank with items used to make products when the explosion occurred.
Search Continues For Driver Who Struck, Killed CPD Officer In Hit-And-RunChicago Police Supt. David Brown extended condolences Friday to the family of Richard Haljean, who was killed in a hit-and-run in Edison Park the night before. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
'My Husband Had To Fix All Of The Windows'Churches on Chicago's northwest side are on alert and warnings for thieves hitting the places of worship. CBS 2's Steven Graves is tracking this with video you'll see Only on 2.
Las Vegas Police Target Chicago And Other Cities In RecruitmentPotential recruits are looking to become officers, but not with CPD. Departments from around the country are using targeted tactics in recruiting from Chicago’s police force.
Chicago Weather: Snow On The WayCBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Supply Of Pfizer, Merck COVID-19 Antiviral Pills Remains Very LimitedAntiviral pills that can significantly reduce COVID-19 hospitalizations and even deaths - but the supply of the Pfizer and Merck COVID-19 pills across the country - and here in our area - is still very limited. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
'You Hang In There For Us'A Chicago father is now out of the hospital and recovering at home after he was shot on the way to work by someone trying to take his car. CBS 2's Shardaa Gray reports.
At Least One Person Hurt In Back Of The Yards FireAt least one person was being treated late Friday after a massive fire broke out in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Thieves Targeted ATMs At Three Different Currency Exchanges In Logan Square, North Center, And AvondaleThieves target a trio of currency exchanges around Chicago overnight.
Uptown Strong Initiative Takes On Multiple Efforts To Keep Businesses Afloat And RobustMany businesses in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood have had to pivot and pivot again during the COVID-19 pandemic, and now a new campaign has now been launched in an effort to get attention for companies facing unprecedented challenges. Uptown United Executive Director Sarah Wilson joins CBS 2's Jim Williams and Marie Saavedra with more.
Lightfoot's Nomination Of New COPA Chief StallsThe nomination to have the interim chief of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) become the police watchdog agency’s permanent leader stalled on Friday, amid opposition from aldermen infuriated by a COPA disciplinary recommendation for slain Police Officer Ella Frenc
Man Steals Car And Crashes Into Other Vehicles, Fence In Back Of The YardsA man stole a car and crashed it moments later in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

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