Expect a busy weekend of traffic in and around downtown, with multiple events taking place, including a possible repeat of car caravans creating gridlock. CBS 2’s Steven Graves reports.
Data Show More Than 100 Carjackings In Austin Community This Year, Just 5 Not Far Away In HermosaWith just over two months left in the calendar year, CBS 2’s Chris Tye breaks down the patterns and geography of a crime whose numbers are soaring.
Thousands of COVID Test Kits Stolen From Northwestern UniversityAuthorities said at around 5:00 there were reports of a burglary from the Foster-Walker Complex located at 1927 Orrington Avenue. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Water Issues, Boil Order Persist In Dixmoor As Blame Game Erupts With HarveyWater issues continued Tuesday in south suburban Dixmoor, where residents have been struggling with low pressure and have been under a boil order for 11 days now. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
SWAT Teams Surround Home In Lemont; Child InsideSWAT teams were on the scene late Tuesday for a standoff near southwest suburban Lemont.
Login Problems Plague IDESTens of thousands of people are still waiting for a call back from the Illinois Department of Employments Services (IDES) about their benefits.
Chicago Weather: Cool Down Comes After HalloweenCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Chicago Carjackings: A Breakdown By CommunityThe Austin community has seen far and away the most carjackings in the city this year. CBS 2’s Chris Tye reports.
Chicago Car Thieves Now Target Locksmiths For Key Fobs And Programing DevicesIt's the latest target for car thieves. It's a device that doesn't look like much, but for crooks, it's the key to quickly getting behind the wheel of as many cars as they want. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Maryland, Georgia, Mississippi, And Louisiana Removed From Chicago Travel AdvisoryMaryland, Georgia, Mississippi, and Louisiana are being removed from Chicago’s COVID-19 travel advisory this week. There are now 41 states and two territories on the list.
Chicago Hauntings: The Ghosts Of The Eastland DisasterOn July 24, 1915, the SS Eastland was parked along the Chicago River when it capsized. Ever since, people have reported hearing and seeing apparitions near the site of the disaster, and at the makeshift morgue that later became Harpo Studios.
Maryland, Georgia, Mississippi, And Louisiana Removed From Chicago Travel AdvisoryMaryland, Georgia, Mississippi, and Louisiana are being removed from Chicago’s COVID-19 travel advisory this week. Katie Johnston reports.
WalletHub Ranks Chicago With The Second Most Popular SkylineIt was just named second most popular skyline in the country. An online art gallery pulled data from social media to find which ones get the most love online.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Participates In March For Illinois State University Grad Student Jelani DayThe Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Reverend Jesse Jackson are hosting a march in Peru, Illinois. According to the LaSalle County Coroner's office, Day drowned. But it's not clear how he ended up in the water.
Clear Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Dozens Of Officers Rally Outside CPD Headquarters, Protesting City's Vaccine MandateDozens of officers rallied outside Chicago Police Headquarters on Tuesday, saying they are ready to go on no-pay status after refusing to report their vaccination status as part of the vaccine mandate for all city workers. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Investigation Underway After String Of Church Burglaries In Morgan ParkChicago police are investigating church burglaries in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
Five Illinois Towns Ranked Among Best 100 Small Cities In AmericaElmhurst, Highland Park, Wheaton, Park Ridge, and Glen Ellyn were ranked among the best 100 small cities to live in America, according to a new study. Katie Johnston reports.
Mobile City Hall Bringing City Services To Little Village TuesdayYou can ask questions and buy dog licenses, parking permits, city stickers and apply for CityKey.
Mostly Sunny DayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Desperate To Find More Staff, Some Fast Food Restaurants Recruiting CustomersWould you like fries with that? Or how about a job? A fast food chain is pitching not just fried chicken, but employment opportunities to every customer they serve.
Police Release Video Of Suspects Wanted In Death Of 18-Year-Old Azul De La GarzaAzul, who was non-binary, was sitting in a parked car near 54th and Avers in West Elsdon when they were shot multiple times in the torso by a man. The suspect ran off. Police said the offenders could be as young as 16-year-old.
Chicago Police Officers Refusing To Report Vaccine Status Protesting Outside Police Headquarters TuesdayChicago Fraternal Order of Police president John Catanzara is encouraging any officers who are willing to go on no-pay status to show up at Chicago Public Safety Headquarters at 3510 S. Michigan Ave., go before human resources officials, and go on no-pay status.
Chicago Weather: Spotty Light Rain OvernightCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.
Health Care Workers Sue NorthShore, Citing Religious Exemptions To COVID-19 VaccineMore than a dozen health care employees are seeking class-action status in a lawsuit against the NorthShore University Health System, after they were denied religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.