Twenty years ago this week, about 100 Chicago firefighters packed up and headed to New York City after the Twin Towers fell in the 9/11 attacks As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Wednesday, it was a defining time in their lives – for so many reasons.
Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy Tests Positive For COVID-19Nagy announced his diagnosis after returning home from Tampa, Florida, following the team's 38-3 blowout loss to the Buccaneers.
Looking For A WinWith six contests into the season, the Chicago Blackhawks are still looking for their first lead in a game. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports on a team trying to take the first step in the right direction.
John Wayne Gacy Talks: Part 5CBS 2's Walter Jacobson interviewed serial killer John Wayne Gacy exclusively in 1992. Confronted by Jacobson about the murders of dozens of young men and boys, Gacy claimed that he had accomplices and that there was another explanation for all the evidence against him -- though he had already admitted to the murders years earlier. This is the last in a five-part series, original airdate May 15, 1992.
John Wayne Gacy Talks: Part 4John Wayne Gacy talked about his victims like so many numbers on a scorecard, with no apparent feelings whatsoever like human beings. Speaking to CBS 2's Walter Jacobson, Gacy's even made condescending remarks about the mother of one his victims. This is part four of a five-part series, original airdate May 14, 1992.
John Wayne Gacy Talks: Part 3What in Gacy's mind led him to murder dozens of young men and boys? There are no certain answers, but in 1992, he talked with CBS 2's Walter Jacobson about issues with his own father -- and also displayed some chilling obsessions. This is part three of a five-part series, original airdate May 13, 1992.
John Wayne Gacy Talks: Part 2In 1992, John Wayne Gacy told CBS 2's Walter Jacobson that he did not commit the murders to which he had already admitted some 13 years earlier. He instead said he was a misunderstood victim of circumstance, and said all the evidence against him had an innocent explanation. This is the second installment of a five-part series, original airdate May 12, 1992.
John Wayne Gacy Talks: Part 1In 1992, CBS 2's Walter Jacobson spent 2 1/2 hours talking with serial killer John Wayne Gacy, who was rambling and often inconsistent, but always very cagey. This is the first installment in a five-part series -- original airdate May 11, 1992.
Ordinance To Repeal Vaccine Mandate For City Workers Introduced At City CouncilDozens of Chicago Police officers and other city workers rallied outside City Hall ahead of Monday’s City Council meeting, urging aldermen to support an ordinance that would repeal Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s vaccine mandate. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chicago Weather: Wet and WindyCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Increased Security At Burlington Central High School After Snapchat ThreatStudents at Burlington Central High School will see sheriff's deputies on campus Monday, after a social media threat.
COVID Booster Shots Available In ChicagoAll eligible Chicagoans can get the booster dose for free. Eligible groups include those age 65 or older, people with underlying medical conditions, people who live in a long-term care facility and people who work or live in high-risk settings.
Chicago-Based Movers Ghost Family After Showing Up At New Home Without A Lot Of Their BelongingsPicture this: you pay a Chicago-based company $5,000 to move you to Louisiana, but they show up without much of your stuff. Now that family in Louisiana says the movers are ghosting them.
Couple Frustrated When Wedding Limo Arrives An Hour Late; Limo Company Says Staffing Shortage Is Causing ProblemsIt was supposed to be a fairytale wedding, but the Big Day ended with a frustrated groom and a frazzled business owner.
Heavy Rain Causing Flooding, Dangerous Driving Conditions And Power OutagesAreas on the Kennedy Expressway are flooded and visibility it low with cars splashing puddles onto windshields. Mugo Odigwe is warning drivers to slow down while driving Monday morning.
Chicago Offering COVID-19 Booster Shots Starting MondayEligible groups include those age 65 or older, people with underlying medical conditions, people who live in a long-term care facility and people who work or live in high-risk settings.
Chicago Weather: A Night Of Heavy Rain; Lakeshore Flooding ExpectedCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021.
'Meet Me On The Mile' Brings Festivity To North Michigan AvenueParts of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile on North Michigan Avenue were closed to traffic on Sunday.
Make-A-Wish-Foundation Helps Portage Park Boy Become SuperheroNine-year-old Cyrus might look like just your average kid from Portage Park - but he's really a superhero.
About 2,000 People Gather For Moving Day Chicago Walk For Parkinson's FoundationPeople put on a few extra layers Sunday and braved the damp morning for a good cause outside Soldier Field.
COVID-19 Vaccination Rules Remain Contentious Around Country, Including ChicagoCOVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 could be available in a matter of weeks. But as CBS News’ Mark Strassman reports, the shots remain a contentious issue.
Online Meet-Up Sale Robbery Ends With Gunfire In Belmont HeightsThe would-be seller shot the teens who purportedly came to buy a gaming console after one of them tried to steal it and the other pointed a gun, police said.
Body Found At Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve Identified As Missing United Airlines ExecutiveA body found in the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in west suburban Darien has been confirmed to be that of missing United Airlines executive Jacob Cefolia.
Man Shot Dead Outside Apartment Complex In Park CityPolice were called to the building in the Lake County municipality and found the man's body.
Police Quickly Stop Man Who Breaches Security At Midway International AirportThe man ran down an exit lane, claiming that he had left a phone on a plane.