A new scam has surfaced targeting people who are out of work. CBS 2's Tara Molina has investigated these issues for more than a year now, and on Thursday, she talked to an expert who has a warning about a growing number of fake emails and texts.
Dangerous Lake ConditionsCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
CDOT Adding 100 Miles Of New And Upgraded Bike LanesJust because the weather is cooling down, you don't need to park your pedals. The Chicago Department of Transportation plans to add 100 miles of new and upgraded bike lanes in the city over the next two years.
3 Teens Shot Within Hours; 1 Dies, 2 Others Seriously HurtA 15-year-old Simeon Career Academy High School student was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting Tuesday afternoon just blocks away from school in the West Chatham neighborhood. Hours later, a second Simeon student was one of two teens seriously wounded in a shooting in Hyde Park.
CTU Says CPS Not Listening To COVID Concerns; Claims Thousands Of Students QuarantinedThe fight over COVID safety measures in Chicago Public Schools rages on, as members of the Chicago Teachers Union held a rally Wednesday morning outside Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy in East Garfield Park to demand better protections for students and staff. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports.
Pediatricians Urging Parents To Think About Needed Care Before Going To ERPhysicians blame an early onset of winter viruses, like RSV, for filling up area emergency rooms. But they're now asking parents to think about what type of care is best before rushing to the emergency room.
High Waves, Dangerous Conditions Along LakefrontIncreasing winds leading to high waves and lakeshore flooding is expected for Wednesday and Thursday.
Guinness Opening Brewery And Taproom In West Loop In 2023Irish brewer Guinness plans to open its second U.S. brewery and taproom in Chicago in early 2023 in the West Loop neighborhood. Katie Johnston reports.
'Teach To One 360' Software Program Revolutionizes Math Class At Northwest Side Elementary School"No human teacher could do it on their own” – that is how a Chicago Public Schools principal describes a software program revolutionizing math class.
Scam Artist Turns Victim Into Accomplice In Employment ScamHave you ever wondered how a scam works? Sometimes the con artists turn their victims into accomplices. That’s what we discovered as we unraveled an employment scam that targeted a Summit woman.
Woman Carjacked At Gunpoint In Belmont HeightsAround 9:50 p.m., police said the woman was exiting her vehicle, in the 3500 block of North Orange Avue, when two men came up behind her. The offenders demanded her belongings and one of them put a gun to her neck.
CTU Holding Rally Over COVID-19 Safety Measures At CPSWednesday morning, members of the Chicago Teachers Union plan to rally outside Jensen Elementary, a CPS school in East Garfield Park. The school currently has nine out of 17 classrooms in quarantine.
Temperatures In The 60s WednesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Man Arrested After Firing Shots At Police In Rogers ParkAccording to police, the incident took place on Jonquil Terrace and Greenwood Avenue around 9:30 p.m.
Suburban Dog Attack Victims Suing Dog Owner, Village Of PalatineA pair of dogs behind two attacks in the suburbs last spring has apparently struck again.
Brighton Park Man Was Fed Up With Speed Bump, So He Smashed It To PiecesWe've all grown frustrated with speed bumps at one time or another, but a Brighton Park man was so fed up with the one behind his house that he removed it piece by piece.
Urbanspace Finally Opens Food Hall On Washington Street DowntownAs more workers come back to the Loop, we're seeing more food options reopen.
Chicago Weather: Dangerous Waves Next 2 DaysCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021.
Plainfield Mom Pulls Son From School Because Bus Ride Takes 4 Hours Each DayThe bus driver shortage has reached critical mass for one southwest suburban school district, which is now offering thousands of dollars to parents to help fill that gap. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
City Not Issuing Timely Speed Cam Warning Tickets, Costing DriversUnder the new rules, drivers get tickets if speed cameras catch them going as little as 6 miles per hour over the speed limit. Under city rules, people caught speeding for the first time should receive a warning. But CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered those warnings are often too little too late.
2 More People From Chicago Area Accused Of Taking Part In Jan. 6 Capitol RiotDavid Wiersma and Dawn Frankowski were named in a federal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.
2 Teen Boys Shot Outside Hyde Park McDonald's, Hours After Teen Was Shot And Killed Near Simeon AcademyTwo teenage boys were shot and wounded Tuesday evening in Hyde Park, and one was left in critical condition. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Bus Drivers Calling In Sick Means Remote Learning For Some Students In OswegoA total of 24 school bus drivers and 15 bus monitors from the Oswego Transportation Association called in sick on Tuesday. Sunday was the start of mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations or a negative test for employees. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Benet Academy Changes Course, Offers Job To Gay Lacrosse CoachBenet Academy in Lisle has decided to offer an alumna a job as lacrosse coach after all, after earlier rescinding the offer because the coach is a lesbian.
Concerns Over A 'Twindemic' As Flu Season Coincides With The COVID-19 PandemicCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey found out hospitals are preparing for a surge in flu cases alongside rising COVID-19 rates. Experts worry this flu season could be worse than last year's.