On Tuesday night after fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, CBS 2's Jermont Terry talked with the Rev. Wheeler Parker about the lynching and beating of his cousin, Emmett Till, in 1955; the death of George Floyd; and what it all means when it comes to the arc of racial justice.
Chicago Weather: Rain Returns ThursdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
Grant Park Music Festival To Return To Pritzker Pavilion This YearThe Grant Park Music Festival will be back this year, featuring 20 concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park beginning July 2.
Discounts And Freebies Available For Health Care Workers For National Nurses WeekThursday is National Nurses Day, kicking off National Nurses Week – and several restaurants across the country will offer freebies and discounts to nurses for the occasion.
Nearly 100 Students At Roosevelt Middle School In River Forest Placed Under QuarantineLess than a week after returning to fully in-person learning, nearly 100 students at a middle school in River Forest are in quarantine.
Oak Lawn Woman Gets Locked Out Of Facebook Business Page; Even Facebook Doesn't Know If It Was ScamAn Oak Lawn woman said she was shut out of her company’s Facebook page – and even Facebook itself isn’t sure whether it’s a scam or not. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Southland College Prep Seniors Rack Up More Than $50 Million In Combined Merit ScholarshipsWe’ve shared a lot of life-changing struggles and defeats during the coronavirus pandemic. But on Wednesday, we learned about a group of high school seniors – we’re talking about teenagers – beat back in big ways. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports on their impressive scholarships and academic futures.
Zach LaVine Returns To Practice; Bulls Playoff Hopes Not Looking So GreatAfter about three weeks of watching movies and playing video games, Zach LaVine was back on the practice court for the Bulls on Wednesday.
Full Interview: High School Basketball TaKiya "TK" Howard Speaks After Being ShotHoward spoke exclusively to CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot after she was injured in a drive-by shooting in West Englewood.
Roberts Resigns As Head Of COPAThe head of Chicago's Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) the group charged with oversight for the city's police department has left the agency. In her resignation letter, Sydney Roberts said she was proud of her accomplishments with the organization.
Pastor And Wife Recovering After Vicious Beating; Attacker Bit Off Parts Of Their Ears, Gouged Their EyesTheir eyes were gouged, parts of their ears bitten off. Prosecutors say when the 28-year-old man was arrested, he was covered in blood.
Illinois Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Calling For Reopening Of Unemployment OfficesIllinois Secretary of State’s office facilities, courts, and utility offices are all open now – but our unemployment offices that many still desperately need remain closed. As CBS 2's Tara Molina reports, some state lawmakers are looking to change that.
Old Town Art Fair Joins Other Chicago Reopening EventsCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on what the return of the popular art fair means to its organizers and how it will join other long-awaited events this summer as the city of Chicago reopens.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Injured High School Basketball Star Recounts West Englewood Drive-By ShootingTaKiya "TK" Howard is a basketball star who was caught in the line of fire. She is a girl who is wise beyond her 18 years.
Chicago Weather: Showers By DaybreakCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
Prices Are Way Up On Almost Everything, And Experts Say It Won't Be Slowing Down AnytimeExperts say companies are struggling to keep up with demand, and production costs are skyrocketing. And now, we're paying for it. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Help Wanted: City Carrier AssistantsThe USPS is looking for people to work as "city carrier assistants” at locations across the city of Chicago.
Summer Fun Returns To ChicagoCBS 2's Steven Graves reports Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled a series of concerts and events taking place throughout the city as part of the reopening plan.
Virtual Center For Mental Health, Substance Abuse Expanding Resources In Cook CountyIn the last hour, Sheriff Tom Dart announced the Community Resource Center is expanding to the public. Previously, it was a resource for those who had just been released from jail.
Chicago Weather: Staying Cool For The Next Seven DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the extended forecast.
Rainbow Cone In LombardThe popular Chicago ice cream stand is now open in the western suburbs.
Top Assistant Resigns From Cook County State's Attorney's Office After Internal Investigation Of Adam Toledo CaseThe second-ranking official in Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's office has resigned, after an internal investigation found "a breakdown of communication" led to a prosecutor mistakenly saying 13-year-old Adam Toledo was holding a gun when he was shot and killed by a police officer.
Pediatricians Discuss COVID Vaccine SafetyDoctors from Advocate Children's Hospital held a Facebook townhall to answer questions regarding children getting the COVID vaccine.
Chicago Launching Summer Concert Series For People Who Are Fully VaccinatedA monthly music concert series is coming to Chicago, and you have to be fully vaccinated to attend. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe details how you can get your shot at going to the shows.