A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel on Wednesday approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds, but some parents are expressing reluctancy. Dr. Markeita Moore joins us to talk about the concerns she’s been hearing from parents, and has some reassurance.
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The Mom Project Works For Women After Loss Of A Generation Of Job Gains Due To COVID-19 PandemicChoosing between a job and family is a decision the COVID-19 pandemic forced many working moms to make. With two out of five jobs lost to COVID-19 yet to return, women lost an entire generation of job gains. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Chicago Police Days Of Canceled, 12 Hour Shifts Required For Father's Day WeekendExtra police presence throughout the city this holiday weekend will come through 12-hour shifts and days off canceled.
Fire Rages On At Chemtool Plant In Rockton, Illinois; Those Within 3 Miles Told To Wear Masks OutsideThere was concern late Monday about the chemicals that are housed in the burning facility in Winnebago County. CBS 2's Brandon Merano reports.
Chatham Residents Respond To Weekend Mass ShootingThere are serious questions about Chicago police resources. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports they come on the heels of another deadly mass shooting over the weekend.
Chicago Weather: Dry And Not As HotCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 5 p.m. forecast for Monday, June 14, 2021.
Official Update On Rockton Chemical Plant FireRockton Fire Chief Kirk Wilson and other local officials have an update on a fire at the Chemtool plant, which could be burning for days.
Crowds And Chaos Ruin Many People's Weekend Experience At Six Flags Great AmericaCrowds and chaos – that is how many people described their visit to Six Flags Great America as it reopened to full capacity this weekend. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Faces Another Delay For CounselingSerial stowaway Marilyn Hartman’s attempt to get access to mental health counseling in jail was again delayed on Monday.
Fire At Rockton Chemical Plant Could Burn For DaysAuthorities are allowing a massive chemical plant fire in Rockton, Illinois, burn itself out, which could take several days, rather than risk chemical runoff spilling into the nearby Rock River. CBS 2's Brandon Merano reports, and Meteorologist Robb Ellis explains how the smoke can even be ssen on weather radar.
Lightfoot Names José Torres As Interim Chicago Public Schools CEOMayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday named former Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy president Dr. José Torres as the district's new interim chief.
Illinois Historic Preservation Group Awards $17K In GrantsA historic preservation group is giving out $17,000 in grants to projects across Illinois. Katie Johnston reports.
Authorities In Rockton, Illinois, Letting Chemical Plant Fire Burn Itself OutWorried about chemical runoff into a nearby river, fire officials in Rockton, Illinois, are letting a fire at the Chemtool plant burn itself out, rather than pour water on the massive fire. CBS 2's Brandon Merano has the latest.
Sunny Day MondayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Armed Robbers In Stolen Cars Targeting South Side NeighborhoodsA warning for drivers as armed robbers use stolen vehicles to commit other crimes.
City Of Chicago Commemorates JuneteenthIt commemorates June 19, 1865 when Black people who were still enslaved in Texas finally learned they were free, nearly 3 years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the emancipation proclamation.
Fights At Six FlagsOfficers from Gurnee police and the Lake County Sheriff's Office went to Six Flags Great America after reports of people fighting inside the theme park.
At Least 47 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, 3 FatallyIt was yet another weekend of gun violence in Chicago, with dozens of people shot during the city's first weekend of being fully reopen. The victims included several teenagers. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chemical Plant Fire Prompts Evacuations In Rockton, IllinoisAuthorities have issued a mandatory evacuation order for people who live near the scene of an explosion and large industrial fire in Rockton, Illinois, near the Wisconsin border.
'You Feel Like The City Is Taking Money Out Of Your Pocket': Speeding Tickets On The RiseSpeeding tickets have jumped from nearly 36,000 before March 1, to more than 398,000 after, CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker Investigates.
CPS High School Dean Under Investigation For Homophobic Jokes On FacebookHe's a high school dean of discipline for the Chicago Public Schools, but now he's the one who’s in trouble after posting homophobic jokes to Facebook.
'Open Chicago' Concerts, Pop-Up Events, Markets Coming This SummerThe events will be scattered across the city, from the Pritzker Pavilion, to local neighborhoods. There's even a Taste Of Chicago To-Go.
Woman Rescued From Lake Michigan Near Foster Avenue BeachA woman was recued from Lake Michigan after going missing while swimming.
At Least 3 Killed, 42 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago, Including Mass Shooting In ChathamAt least five of the victims this weekend were 17 or younger.