ANCHOR TOSS: tonight, we're digging into chicago's 33-million dollar contract with shot-spotter... a high tech gunshot detection system that sends police hunting for gunfire in seconds. with accusations it doesn't work.. and targets in certain communities.. the macarthur justice center at northwestern university is asking a cook county judge to examine its reliability for court cases. cbs 2 investigator megan hickey on if its worth the price.
Chicago Weather: Steamy And Stormy WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 10 p.m. forecast for Friday, June 18, 2021.
Boards Used To Protect Businesses During Last Summer's Unrest Now Public Art At DuSable Museum Of African American HistoryWhen unrest broke out in Chicago last summer, boards went up to protect businesses as best they could. But shop owners never expected those boards would become powerful public art.
Chicago Police Officer Owns Englewood Home That Was Location Of Deadly Mass ShootingThe Englewood home where a mass shooting that left four dead and four more wounded Tuesday morning is owned by a Chicago police officer.
Community Groups Try To Drive Crime Out Of Chicago's Southwest SideMore Chicago neighborhoods are seeing upticks in crime, and many people are looking for the Chicago Police Department to take control. But some communities are stepping up to the plate to drive crime out.
Rideshare Driver Hospitalized After North Lawndale CarjackingAnother rideshare driver was attacked and carjacked in Chicago Friday night. The incident happened just before 9 p.m. near 15th and Spaulding in the city's North Lawndale neighborhood. The driver was taken to Saint Anthony Hospital, but no condition was available.
Police Search For Gunman In Gold Coast Attempted Carjacking; Aftermath Caught On Cell Phone VideoA witness who lives right across the street rushed down to help and caught the aftermath on camera, moments after the man was shot in the neck.
Settlement Talks In Anjanette Young Wrong Raid Case Break Down; City Asks Judge To Dismiss LawsuitDespite months of public promises from Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resolve the lawsuit with Anjanette Young, the city on Friday asked a judge to dismiss the case after settlement negotiations stalled.
Archdiocese Of Chicago Employee Says Fake Unemployment Claim In His Name Could Have Been PreventedThe state did just issue a warning about fraud, but it shows they are not handling it on the front end themselves.
South Loop Neighbors Band Together To Curb Crime In Their NeighborhoodA seemingly endless barrage of shootings, carjackings and other violent crimes. Now, the community is coming together with a possible solution. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Chicago Weather: Hot Weekend On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the extended forecast.
Chicagoans Want Commemoration Of Juneteenth To Evolve Into ActionCBS 2's Steven Graves has perspective from multiple generations on how the fight for social justice should be part of how Juneteenth is commemorated.
Rockton Residents Can Return Home Four Days After The Chemtool FireOn Friday, four days after the Chemtool Inc. plant exploded in a massive fireball, evacuated residents who lived within a mile radius of the plant can return home.
Why Vets Are Shut Out Of The Upcoming COVID LotteryCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports there's a statewide snub of veterans. The Illinois Lottery is giving away millions to random people who got the COVID-19 vaccine. But some in the military aren't eligible to win.
Woman Killed, Man Wounded In Ashburn ShootingA woman was killed and a man was critically wounded in a shooting while they were driving Friday afternoon in the Ashburn neighborhood. A child was in the back seat of their car, but was not hurt.
Some Residents Say A Bears Move To Arlington Heights Would Benefit Community, Others Say It Would Bring Traffic And CrowdsThe Chicago Bears announced Thursday that they have placed a bid to buy Arlington International Racecourse. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar went to Arlington Heights Thursday to see how the idea sat with residents there.
Hot And Humid Day Ahead After Morning StormsCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: TankTank is the PAWS Chicago Pet of the Week. He's a four-year-old American Staffordshire terrier looking for that loving forever home.
Working For Chicago: Nordstrom Is HiringThe retailer is looking to fill many positions. The hiring event continues through 6:00 p.m. Friday.
Clean Up After Storm ChaosCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports residents and crews are picking up the pieces after an early morning storm brought down entire trees in the Chicago area.
Firefighters Battle Fire At Recycling Facility In Gary, IndianaRoaring flames broke out at a recycling facility in Gary, Indiana.
Man Shot During Attempted Carjacking In Gold CoastThe victim was shot in the neck and taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition.
Park Ridge Man Puts Up Fight After Government Credit Cancels Discounts On His Internet And Cable BillMorning Insider Lauren Victory shares the happy ending to his frustrating fight.
Story Of Suburban Mom Being Hacked And Locked Out Of Facebook Resonates With Many Others Around Country Who've Had It HappenNo access to years' worth of family photos.
2 People Rescued From Lake Michigan Near Rainbow Beach In South ShoreThe Chicago Fire Department and Marine Units were called to Rainbow Beach near South Shore.