CBS 2's Tara Molina reports on information on expressway shootings from Illinois State Police, detailing every one of the shootings on the area's expressways this year.
Dr. Dog, Band Set To Perform At The Metro This Fall, Has Its Own Strict COVID-19 ProtocolsCBS 2’s Tim McNicholas spoke with an artist performing at the Metro on Clark Street near Wrigley Field about that venue's plan to ramp up the rules.
15-Foot Trees Create Tension For Peterson Park Neighbors; Some Say City Could Have Resolved Landscaping Feud Years AgoA North Side homeowner enjoys his privacy, with tall trees along his property line, but his neighbors say the hedges are blocking their sunlight and even air, a dispute that continues to reach new heights.
Inmate Hugo Avila Back In Custody After Escaping PoliceElgin Police said Hugo Avila, 21, was being transported to the Kane County Sheriff's Department in connection to on felony traffic-related offenses around 1:05 p.m., when he escaped from the vehicle being used to transport him near Randall Road and Route 64 in Saint Charles.
Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To ClimbCiting the “growing threat” of the delta variant of COVID-19, Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday announced a new statewide mask mandate for public and private schools in Illinois.
Firefighters Battle House Fire In West Humboldt ParkWindows of the house were broken out on the first floor and upstairs. Smoke and flames were seen coming from the back of the home through the roof.
Heating UpCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
State Of Illinois Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Data Available For Nursing Home Residents, StaffThe CBS 2 Investigators have been looking into the issue of COVID-19 spread at Chicago area nursing homes for months.
High School Football Player Killed, 3 Others Seriously Injured In Bartlett CrashOne 16-year-old boy who played high school football is dead, and three other teenage boys were injured, in a crash Tuesday night in Bartlett.
Hegewisch Woman Has Warning After Someone Pepper-Sprayed Her Dogs Through The FenceA Hegewisch homeowner had a warning Wednesday night, after her home security cameras caught someone pepper-spraying her dogs over the fence. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
18th Police District Holds National Night Out Event At Navy PierTuesday night was National Night Out promoting police-community cooperation, but on Wednesday, some kids got their own night out at Navy Pier.
Traveling Museum Highlights Legacies Of African Americans In AviationChauncey Spencer II drives the nation's highways to tell the stories of African Americans in flight – and on Wednesday, his traveling museum made a stop in Chicago. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Chicago Weather: Next Storm Chance FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021.
Chicago House Music DJ, Producer Paul Johnson Dies Of COVID-19Renowned Chicago house music DJ and producer Paul Johnson died Wednesday after a battle with COVID-19, according to his Facebook page.
Some Chicago Restaurants Are Turning To New Delivery Apps With Different PricingSo many of us have relied on food delivery services during the coronavirus pandemic – but if you order a lot, you know most apps take a good-sized cut for themselves. That has created an opening for new businesses with different pricing. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Former Dixon City Comptroller Rita Crundwell Is Released From Prison Years EarlyFormer Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell was released from prison Wednesday. She admitted to embezzling $53 million from the city.
Rideshare Driver Carjacked By 5 Boys In South AustinA rideshare driver was carjacked by five attackers Wednesday night in the South Austin neighborhood.
16-Year-Old Girl Killed In Hermosa Crash Identified As Ashley SanchezA 16-year-old was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the Hermosa neighborhood overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
Man Wanted For Pistol-Whipping Passengers On Blue LineA woman was taken to the hospital after a man pistol-whipped her on board a CTA Blue Line train Wednesday morning in Bucktown, and police said a man fitting the same description is suspected in another attack. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
FULL INTERVIEW: Yulia Komarova Of UIC On A Treatment That Could Keep COVID Patients Off VentilatorsYulia Komarova, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine, talks with Megan Hickey about the potential COVID-19 treatment VT-109.
Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at KidsCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini has been exposing wrongdoing at the Chicago Police Department for the past several years. He sat down with a family who said an officer’s actions led to their children suffering trauma.
Suburban School Districts Say They'll Obey Indoor Mask Mandate, But Some Have ConcernsSome suburban school districts were in the process of deciding whether to require masks, until the decision was made for them. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To ClimbCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports the governor said he’s confident his new school mask mandate could survive potential legal challenges from parents opposed to requiring masks for students.
Chicago Weather: Hot Days AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
A Look At CPD's Rising Retirement NumbersCBS 2 is tracking a growing number of Chicago police officers leaving their jobs, even without a pension. Suzanne Le Mignot is taking a close look at those numbers and the reasons behind them.