CBS 2 talked with Dr. Amanda Brown who emphasized self care, especially during the pandemic.
Juneteenth Brings Joyous And Hopeful Celebrations And Commemorations To ChicagoCelebrating Juneteenth has always been a Chicago tradition, but it has never been a federal holiday – until now. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
40-Year-Old Woman Dies In West Englewood House FireIt is believed the fire started in the 40-year-old victim's bedroom when she left something smoking unattended.
Indiana, Several Other States End Enhanced Federal Unemployment BenefitsHundreds of thousands of Americans are set to lose their $300 extra benefits.
Juneteenth Celebrations Happening Across ChicagoAs the first ever federally recognized Juneteenth kicks off in Chicago, there is no shortage of events to attend.
Chicago Animal Care To Give Away Free Pet Vaccines And MicrochipsAnyone interested need only bring their furry friends to the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in Mount Greenwood, at 3857 W. 111th Street.
Good Samaritan's Car Stolen As He Helps Victims Of Three-Car CrashA good Samaritan's car was stolen while he was in the middle of helping the victims of a car crash on the city's South Side.
One Firefighter, 4 Others Injured In Bridgeport House FireFour people and a firefighter were hospitalized after a fire early Saturday morning in Bridgeport. Chicago firefighters were called to the scene near 33rd and Halsted around 4 a.m. They say most of the injuries were minor and everyone is expected to recover. It's not yet clear what caused the fire.
Security Guard Shoots Man Who Pulled Gun When Asked To Pay For Snacks At Englewood Gas StationChicago police say around midnight, a 40-year-old man went into a Clark Station and began eating things without paying.
Chicago Weather: Hot Weekend With Storms For Father's DayCBS 2 Meteorologist Tammy Souza has the 5 a.m. forecast for Saturday, June 19, 2021.
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.