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'Good Feeling' Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews Is Back On The IceTraining camp opening for the Chicago Blackhawks with plenty of new faces in red and black. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports on a very familiar face returning, one we haven't seen or heard from in over a year.
Chicago Weather: Rain Returns Tomorrow NightCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
'What Is That Plan?'David Shields has been trying to get a copy of his high school transcript for more than a year. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports the request should have been pretty straightforward.
Body Found In Illinois River Confirmed To Be Missing Illinois State University Student Jelani DayA body found in the Illinois River near Peru earlier this month has been identified as Illinois State University student Jelani Day, who has been missing since late August, and police said his death is "very suspicious."
Capybaras Now At Brookfield ZooIt's the first time the animals have been at the zoo in 40 years.
Gov. Pritzker Announces $40 Million Workforce Grant ProgramGovernor JB Pritzker announced a new program to help residents and small businesses hit hard by the pandemic.
CSO Returns To The State ThursdayEveryone in the audience must be fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID-19 test.
Chicago Weather: Chilly And Breezy Day, But Big Warmup Coming TomorrowCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest 7-day forecast.
Mayor Lightfoot & Dr. Arwady Announce New Citywide Vaccine CampaignCiting lagging vaccination rates in many zip codes in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday announced a "modest goal" of getting at least 77% of the city's population at least partially vaccinated by the end of the year.
3 Stores Broken Into On Northwest Side; ATMs Stolen, Glass ShatteredBusiness owners are left with questions on the city's northwest side after three stores were broken into Thursday morning. 
22-Year-Old Man Shot, Killed While Sitting In Car In AustinJust after midnight, police said the man was in his vehicle, in the 800 block of Mayfield Avenue, when another man fired shots. 
Abbott Labs Reopening Gurnee Plant To Produce More COVID-19 TestsAbbott Labs shut down its Gurnee plant back in June after demand for "Binax Now" tests dropped. Those are the 15 minute antigen tests.
Climate Change And Chicago's Lake Michigan Shoreline: What The Future May Hold And The Action Being TakenLake levels have been at record highs. Just Wednesday, waves pushed onshore and pounded at the Lake Michigan coastline – certainly not helping our erosion problems. CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra on Wednesday night explored some solutions.
Better Business Bureau's Steve Bernas On Employment ScamsA woman thought she had a secondary job and thought she had one, only to find herself the victim of a scam -- and an unwitting accomplice in an employment scam too. The Better Business Bureau's Steve Bernas joins CBS 2's Tim McNicholas with a warning.
Chicago Weather: Lakeshore Flood Threat ContinuesCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.
After Losing Young Daughter To Rare Cancer, Grieving Mother Raises Money To Give BackA grieving mother is now trying to extend a helping hand to Chicagoans going through the turmoil of childhood cancer.
Youth Basketball Players Get Grim Life Lesson After Teammate Is Shot And KilledAt Garfield Boulevard and LaSalle Street in the Washington Park neighborhood, there is a basketball court that functions as a safe haven for children throughout Chicago. But on Wednesday, practice was preempted by an unfortunate tough life lesson. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Flight Of Afghan Refugee Children Lands In ChicagoA flight of Afghan children refugees landed in Chicago on Wednesday evening.
Fast Food Staffing Shortage Is Forcing Dining Rooms To CloseA Buffalo Grove McDonald’s had to close its dining room because of a staffing shortage.
IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really HappenedIDES’ offices have been closed to the public since the pandemic began. The closures came as thousands struggled to navigate a system that was understaffed, ill-equipped to deal with the scope of the problem and fraught with technical issues that prevented some from getting their benefits in a timely manner, or at all. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Oak Lawn's Chloe Mrozak Wanted For Skipping Vax Card Court Hearing In HawaiiAn arrest warrant has been issued in Hawaii for an Oak Lawn woman who is accused of having a counterfeit COVID-19 vaccine card, after authorities said she missed her virtual court hearing.
Coworkers Rally Around River North Bouncer Who Was ShotA River North bouncer is facing a long recovery after he was shot last week because he wouldn’t let a man into a bar. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
After Donald Greene Sr. Gets Prison Time For Scheme To Sell Diseased Body Parts, Families Say No Sentence Would Be EnoughPeople who lost loved ones and entrusted their bodies to science ended up learning they were dismembered and sold off for profit. The man behind the scheme, Donald Greene Sr., was sentenced to two years in prison this week to serve time for selling diseased body parts. Families have waited years for justice. CBS 2's Tara Molina got reaction from families.
Judge Won't Back Down In Effort To Get Kids In Care Of DCFS Out Of Limbo In Psych WardsHundreds of children who can’t go home to their families have instead been left in psych wards for months. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports a judge isn't backing down in fighting to get them out.

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