With the trade deadline coming up on Friday, Javy Baez is one of the Cubs who could be exported. But as CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek reports, for now the ailing shortstop is attending to other things. He gave the youngest of Cubs fans a day to remember.
CBS 2 Vault: Chicago's Push To Make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day A National HolidayIn this 1982 clip, CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports on an effort by then-U.S. Rep. Harold Washington and other local leaders to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday.
Newborn Was Left Alone Outside Firehouse And Died; Could A Baby Box Have Helped?Chicago Police on Monday were still looking for the person who abandoned a baby in a duffel bag outside a Near North Side fire station over the weekend. With so many unanswered questions two days later as police continued to investigate, CBS 2’s Tara Molina talked to an organization that’s been working to prevent this for years.
Chicagoans Among Those Who Had Crucial Role In Making Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day A National HolidayMonday marks the 36th annual national celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and many may not know there are Chicagoans who helped make the holiday happen. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Patients Left With A Lot Of Questions Amid Controversy Surrounding Center For Covid Control Testing SitesDozens of COVID-19 testing sites in the Chicago area are closed this week, as state investigators look into complaints about the conditions inside and confusion over results. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports, patients who frequented such sites are now left with lots of questions.
Chicago Weather: Cloudy As Temps FallCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has a look at First Alert Weather
Donation Drives, Community Gatherings Underway Across Chicago In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Martin Luther King Day is traditionally a day of service, with people encouraged to volunteer as a way of honoring Dr. King’s legacy. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Mass Vaccination Sites Reopen This Week In Cook CountyThey originally opened last spring when getting your hands on vaccine was much trickier, but they later closed. Why are they opening back up as vaccine is now widely available? CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
As Chicago Area Thieves Target Cash Machines, Store Owners Work On Solutions To Curb The CrimeThey slammed their bodies against the cash machine, ripping it from the floor of a gas station, eventually dragging the whole ATM right out the door. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports from Hyde Park.
After Baby Is Found Dead Outside Near North Side Firehouse, Some Say Baby Boxes May Be A SolutionChicago Police on Monday were still looking for the person who abandoned a baby in a duffel bag outside a Near North Side fire station over the weekend. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Chicago Weather: Cloudy For A Few DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the First Alert forecast.
Chicago Civil Rights Groups Call On U.S. Senate To Pass Voting Rights LegislationThe groups gathered at 51st and King Drive with flags on cars and signs that read "Voting Rights - The Heart of Our Democracy."
Family Of Edwardsville Tornado Victim To Sue Amazon Over His DeathThe family of an Amazon delivery driver who was killed when a tornado hit a warehouse in downstate Edwardsville last month plans to file a lawsuit against the online retail giant.
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy Through A Day Of ServiceAcross the nation, we are honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In Chicago, volunteers are gathering for donation drives and virtual celebrations. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Cradles to Crayons Collecting Donations Of Children's Items MondayFrom 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cradles to Crayons is collecting donations of children's items to help those in need. You can donate winter clothes like coats, boots and scarves along with other needed items.
Chicago Radio Sportscaster Les Grobstein Dead At 69Chicago radio sportscaster Les Grobstein died at the age of 69.
After 20 Years An Oak Park-River Forest Poetry Teacher Retires, But Not Without A Grand FinaleCBS 2 Morning Insider Marissa Parra shows us the big finale and a parallel to a big Hollywood movie.
Cook County Opening 3 New Mass Vaccination Sites This WeekA site in Forest Park opens Tuesday. The Matteson site opens on Thursday and a site in Des Plaines open on Saturday.
Money Stolen From Cash Registers During Break-In At Liquor Store In East Ukrainian VillagePolice said three people entered the business, in the 1000 block of West Division Street using a brick to break the glass. Once inside, the offenders took money from cash registers.
Chilly Monday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Donation Drives, Community Gatherings Underway Across Chicago In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.From donation drives and community gatherings to family classes, there are many local events taking place Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Chicago Weather: Cold To ReturnCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 10 p.m. forecast for Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022.
Relatives Of Gun Violence Victims Rally To Say Enough Is Enough"Gun violence is not normal, and we should not take it as being normal. It's preventable."
Chicago Weather: Slightly Warmer Temperatures Before Cold ReturnsCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 5:30 p.m. forecast for Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022.
St. Sabina Church Honors Memory Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Sunday morning St. Sabina Church in Auburn Gresham paid tribute to Dr. King at a special service.