Cook County officials combined COVID-19 vaccinations with a computer giveaway on Saturday.
Feb. 20, 2019: Jussie Smollett First Charged With Disorderly ConductCBS 2 obtained video of the Osundairo brothers, who were linked to the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett, buying a red hat and ski masks from a store the day before the assault. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Feb. 14, 2019: Brothers' Home Raided In Connection With Jussie Smollett's Alleged HoaxOn Feb. 14, 2019, two brothers later identified as Ola and Abel Osundairo had their home raided in connection with the alleged staged attack on Jussie Smollett. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Nonprofit Takes On Family Homelessness Using Downers Grove HotelA DuPage County group is fighting homelessness with a hotel. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Shooting Leaves One Teen Dead, Four Wounded In EvanstonA teen is dead and four others were injured in a shooting in Evanston Sunday evening. As CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports, police believe the shooting was targeted.
Local Doctors Prepare To Deal With New Omicron COVID-19 VariantChicago is uniquely situated as both an international travel hub and a hub for research into fighting the virus — and any new variants that might be headed our way. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Thanksgiving Ends In Tragedy For Family, After Their Dog Was Killed In Expressway ShootingA Chicago couple is reeling over their beloved dog, Ruby, who was killed when someone fired six shots into their car as their pet was in the backseat. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports, on the Friday after Thanksgiving, they were driving back home to Chicago. It all started on the Bishop Ford Freeway at 115th Street, but ended at the emergency vet, where the couple was forced to say goodbye to Ruby.
Opening Statements Begin In Jussie Smollett TrialSpecial prosecutor Dan Webb began his opening statements late Monday by laying out his case for the jury – saying Jussie Smollett’s story about a racist and homophobic attack was all a hoax. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Chicago Weather: Spotty Rain Wednesday, Mild Start To DecemberCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest 7-day forecast.
Local Doctors Preparing To Deal With New Omicron COVID-19 VariantAmid growing questions and concerns about the new “Omicron” variant of COVID-19, President Joe Biden insisted Monday the U.S. can handle anything that comes our way, as local officials prepare for its eventual arrival here in the Chicago area. Meantime, CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey has been digging into preparations for the new variant in Chicago.
Jury Selection Begins For Trial Of Jussie SmollettNearly three years after he was accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, actor Jussie Smollett’s trial got under way with jury selection on Monday. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Woman Fires Gun At Would-Be Carjacker In RoselandA woman fired her gun at a man who tried to carjack her outside a Chase Bank in the Roseland community Monday afternoon. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris Won't Seek Re-ElectionIllinois State Rep. Greg Harris, the first gay person to serve as House majority leader in the state, announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2022. Katie Johnston reports.
Mostly Cloudy DayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Woman Dead, Child Among 3 Injured After House Fire In ClearingA woman is dead and three others are seriously injured after a house fire in the Clearing neighborhood Monday morning.
Jury Selection For Jussie Smollett Trial BeginsNearly three years after he was accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, actor Jussie Smollett’s trial is getting underway with the start of jury selection on Monday.
Woman Dead, 3 Injured After House Fire In ClearingA woman is dead and three others are seriously injured after a house fire in the Clearing neighborhood Monday morning.
Mostly Cloudy, Flurries PossibleCBS 2 Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Man Loses $6,500 To Scammers And Chase Bank Wouldn't Cover Him, Until CBS 2 Stepped InAs CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reported Monday, the father of four reached out to us when the bank refused to put the money back. But that all changed after the CBS 2 Morning Insiders got involved.
29-Year-Old Man Shot In EvanstonThis was the second shooting in Evanston overnight.
Car Crashes Into Pond In AuroraThe red car was partially submerged in water in the area of Butterfield Road and North Eola Road.
1 Killed, 4 Injured In Evanston Shooting Near Gas StationOne person is dead and four others are injured following a shooting in Evanston Sunday evening.
Wolfpack Junior Football Team Needs Funds To Compete For National Championship In FloridaThe Wolfpack Junior Football Team, made up of kids from the South and West sides, has a chance to compete for a national championship in Florida -- but they need money to make the trip. And time is running out.
Driver Injured In Shooting On Bishop Ford Near 111thA driver was injured in a shooting on the Bishop Ford Freeway in Chicago Sunday night.
1 Killed, 4 Injured In Evanston ShootingOne person is dead and four others are injured following a shooting in Evanston Sunday evening.