Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Saturday was promoting a plan to reduce vacant properties, create affordable housing, and stop people from losing their homes.

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Community Helps Woodstock Teen Go To The PromA Woodstock high school senior wasn't sure he'd be able to afford going to the prom. But friends, family, veterans and others from the community pitched in to help him have that big night.
Working For Chicago: Restaurant Job FairUntil Monday at 2:00 p.m. there will be a job fair for restaurant workers at the Parkway Ballroom.
Adam Kinzinger Warned GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy Of Capitol Hill Violence, He Says He Was IgnoredIn the days before the Jan. 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill, Illinois congressman Adam Kinzinger warned GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy that spreading lies about presidential election fraud would lead to violence. Katie Johnston reports.
Navy Pier Flyover Project CompletedThe long-stalled Navy Pier Flyover, often maligned for having taken longer to build than the Golden Gate Bridge, finally has been completed, three years later than originally expected.
New Initiative Will Give Companies The Option To Vaccinate At The OfficeWith more businesses starting to bring employees back to their offices, city and state officials are teaming up with building managers to begin offering vaccines at workplaces in downtown Chicago and other business districts in Illinois. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Driver Killed After Crashing Into Tree As Police Attempted Traffic Stop In Washington HeightsAround 2:30 a.m. in the Washington Heights neighborhood, police attempted to pull over a black Jaguar Sedan after the driver ran a red light. The 48-year-old driver crossed Metra tracks, lost control and crashed into a tree.
Hard Work, Community Support Gets Woodstock Senior Evan Emch To Prom NightProm was a success for Woodstock senior Evan Emch who we introduced you to last week.
Some Businesses Struggling To Find Workers, Northwestern Economist Diane Schanzenbach Suggests 'Reemployment Bonus' LegislationNo one wants to work anymore." That's the candid notice sent by a suburban business owner asking customers to be patient as he struggles to find employees.
Downtown Islamic Center Prepares To Bring In Socially-Distant Crowd For Celebration Of EidThe Muslim celebration of Eid is just days away. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas showed us Monday how one downtown mosque will welcome hundreds of congregants.
Firefighters Rescue Man From Burning Apartment Building In UptownChicago firefighters rescued the 65-year-old man from a burning couch on the 3rd floor of the building, located at 920 W. Lawrence Avenue.
Driver Crashes Into Tree After Police Attempt Traffic Stop In Chicago HeightsA driver is in critical condition after crashing into a tree in an attempt to flee police. 
Monday Is Final Day For First Dose Of Pifzer Vaccine At United Center; Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Will Continue To Be OfferedMonday is the last day to get a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the United Center as the city starts winding down vaccination sites in the next few weeks.
Cooler Day Monday; Warmup On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Congressional Republicans To Vote On Whether To Kick Rep. Liz Cheney Out Of LeadershipCongressional Republicans are set to vote on whether to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership position. As CBS News’ Christina Ruffini reports, the move has bigger implications.
Chicago Weather: Frost Advisory South Of ChicagoCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, May 9, 2021.
Community Leaders Pray For Mothers Who Have Lost Children To Police ViolenceSeveral churches and community groups are united for justice this Mother’s Day.
Man Critically Injured In Shooting In Gompers ParkA man was shot and critically wounded late Sunday in Gompers Park in the North Mayfair neighborhood.
12-Year-Old Girl, Erica Gibson, Shot And Killed In Hazel CrestA 12-year-old Chicago girl shot and killed at a home in south Suburban Hazel Crest, and a night later, there are more questions than answers. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Chicago Weather: Sun Returns, But Chill RemainsCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 5:30 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, May 9, 2021.
2 Frontline Pandemic Nurses Celebrate Mother’s DayIt has been a tough year for health care workers, and now two nurses on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic are celebrating new life – and their first Mother’s Day. CBS News’ Danya Bacchus reports.
Illinois Republican U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger Dishes On Party Rifts, Leadership ChangesOn ‘Face the Nation’ Sunday morning, Kinzinger spoke to John Dickerson about the upcoming vote to oust Liz Cheney.
Some Areas Of U.S. With Lower Rates Of COVID-19 May Lift More RestrictionsAcross much of the U.S., there are drops in hospitalizations, new cases, and deaths from COVID-19 – and just over a third of the population is fully vaccinated. As CBS News’ Mola Lenghi reports, some U.S. Health experts say it is time to ease more restrictions.
Police Hope For Quieter Night In Loop After Rowdy Teens Caused 'Disturbances' On Saturday NightPolice on Sunday were hoping for a quieter night in the Loop, after a tense one the night before.

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