Facebook and its platforms Instagram and What's App were down for some five hours Monday. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports on the damaging effect it had on small businesses that depend on them.
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Teammates Of Boy Killed In Waukesha Christmas Parade Tragedy Honor Him With Baseball MemorialTeammates of an 8-year-old boy killed Sunday are honoring him with a special memorial.
Teen Shot To Death While Riding Bike In AustinAn 18-year-old man who was riding a bike is hospitalized in critical condition after he was attacked and robbed in Chicago's Austin neighborhood Friday night.
Pilsen Business Windows Decked Out For Second Annual Christmas Window WalkOn Small Business Saturday, the windows were all decked out for the holidays in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.
Chicago Weather: Breezy With A Little More SunshineCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 10 p.m. forecast for Nov. 27, 2021.
Bronzeville Holds 9th Annual Small Business Saturday CelebrationOrganizers are inviting everyone to "fall in love with Bronzeville" and spend holiday dollars locally.
Local Shops Inch Toward Recovery On Small Business SaturdaySmall businesses were some of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic -- resulting in the closure of roughly 200,000 of them nationwide during the first year of the pandemic alone.
Police Warn Of Multiple Business Burglaries in Pilsenolice are warning businesses of recent burglaries in the Pilsen neighborhood.
Man Accused Of Stabbing CTA Bus Driver In CustodyA man accused of stabbing a CTA bus driver is in police custody Saturday night.
Police Respond To Shots Fired Call At Clark And Lake CTA StopIn a scary situation for people at a downtown subway station Saturday, someone fired shots inside the Clark and Lake "L" stop.
Man Killed In Shooting Near Gurnee Mills MallA man is dead after a shooting outside the Gurnee Mills shopping mall in the middle of the afternoon Saturday, and the gunman has not been arrested.
Teenager Dies After Being Hit By Car In Lawndale; Girl In Critical ConditionA 14-year-old boy is dead, and a 12-year-old girl is in critical condition after they were struck by a car in Chicago's Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening.
Ed's Driveway: Subaru AscentCBS 2's Ed Curran goes behind the wheel of the Subaru Ascent.
Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory For Some AreasCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran with Chicago's forecast.
WasteShed Art Store, Selling Reused Art Supplies For Less, Opens Second StoreArt supplies at an affordable price and it helps protect the environment.
Small Business Owners Hope For Similar Outcome Of Holiday Shoppers For Small Business SaturdayBlack Friday has come and gone but that doesn’t mean you should put away your wallet just yet. Small Business Saturday begins later today.
Small Business Owners Hoping For Same Outcome For Small Business SaturdayBlack Friday has come and gone but that doesn't mean you should put away your wallet just yet. Small Business Saturday begins later today.
Man Robbed, Shot For Cell Phone In AustinA man was robbed and shot in the South Austin neighborhood Friday.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: ArielThe 2-year-old is a certified chiller. Napping is her pastime- you catch her on her bed, on the floor, or on the couch dozing off.
CTA Driver Stabbed In Hand In Old Town After Confronting Man Who Pickpocket WomanA Chicago Transit Authority bus driver was stabbed in the hand after he confronted a man who had just pickpocketed a woman in Old Town Friday night, police said.
Chicago Weather: Slight Warmup ComingCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
Oak Street Illuminated With New Holiday Light DisplayHoliday shopping was as festive as could be this Black Friday night on Oak Street right off the Mag Mile.
Thieves Fill Garbage Bags With Loot At Southwest Side Foot LockerA Foot Locker in the West Elsdon neighborhood was hit by a group of grab-and-run thieves early Friday evening.
Police Need Help Identifying West Side Murder SuspectPolice are looking to identify a man involved in a shooting in the North Lawndale area this past Saturday.
U.S., Multiple Other Countries Sound Alarm On Omicron COVID-19 VariantThe world is watching as a potentially dangerous new variant of COVID-19 has prompted the U.S. to lock down travel from South Africa and seven other African countries. CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports.