Starting just before the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, the city had a lot of structures built in anticipation of the arrival of the fair. One was a soaring bridge in Lincoln Park that became known as the "Suicide Bridge," and near the site of which there have been some spooky sightings.
President Biden Restricts Air Travel From South Africa Due To New COVID VariantStarting Monday, the U.S. will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries. Officials say it's a decision made out of an abundance of caution, but the concern is real.
CTA Holiday Train Returns This WeekendSanta returns to welcome passengers back on board with the Allstate CTA Holiday Train ride on Friday.
Shop Local At Stores Giving Back In Lincoln Square And RavenswoodShop local and get to know your community the Lincoln Square, Ravenswood community. There are deals at store that support residents this holiday season.
Black Friday Shopping Underway In The Chicago AreaStores have already opened their doors for Black Friday shopping. Here's what you need to know.
Former Mortal Kombat Video Game Actress In Batavia Dusts Off Her Costume For Battle To Raise Awareness For Cerebral PalsyKerri Ann Hoskins Reavis was a fighter on the small screen before she became a fighter for her sons.
Cold Day FridayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Burglars Target The North Face Store, Foot Locker In Wicker ParkAround 2 a.m., police reported a break in and burglary at the North Face store near Damen and North avenues. When officers arrived, alarms were going off and the front doors had been pried open.
Brookfield Zoo's 'Holiday Magic' Light Festival Returns Friday For 40th YearMore than 2 million lights are going up this year the 40th year of light festivities. You can enjoy great holiday photo-ops and of course, don't forget to visit the animals.
Art On TheMART Debuting 'Shaping The Future' Projections FridayIt's called "Shaping The Future" and it features the work of students in Chicago's "After School Matters" program. All of the artwork in the new presentation are actually images of student art already on display throughout the city.
Woman Shot And Killed By Stray Bullet Inside Gresham HomeA woman was killed by a bullet that came through a front window of her Gresham home early Friday morning.
Salvation Army Gives Out Thousands Of Meals To Chicagoans In Need This ThanksgivingThe Salvation Army took on a mission to help those in need this Thanksgiving – with an effort to serve thousands of meals. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Chicago Weather: Clear And Cold OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021.
Runners Gather For Edison Park Turkey Trot, Raising Funds For CharityRunners gathered on the city’s Far Northwest Side this Thanksgiving for the annual Edison Park Turkey Trot.
Chicago Reaches Goal Of 77% First-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage EarlyThe city of Chicago reached a milestone this week of getting 77 percent of all residents having at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
University Of Chicago Surgeons Perform Two Heart Transplants On Thanksgiving DayThe University of Chicago Medicine performed two heart transplants this Thanksgiving Day – bringing the total for the year to a record 55, and bringing an immeasurable amount of gratitude to two families.
Cardinal Cupich Helps Serve Thanksgiving Meal To Those In NeedSome folks who might otherwise not have had a hot meal found their plates and hearts full this Thanksgiving Day.
Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade Returns After Pandemic CancellationThe Chicago Thanksgiving Parade returned Thursday and featured the traditional, large high-flying balloons.
Brazen Armed Thieves Steal Cars In Half-Hour Multi-Town Crime SpreeA brazen suburban crime spree was caught on camera this week, as armed thieves roamed from town to town stealing or trying to steal cars. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Search On For 2 Suspects In Shooting That Killed Kevin Tinker Jr., 14, In RoselandPolice on Thursday were asking for help from the public in identifying two suspects in a shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy in Roseland this past weekend. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Woman Is Target Of Carjacking In Parking Lot Of Mercy HospitalA woman was carjacked Thursday in the parking lot of Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Bronzeville. CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports.
Chicago Weather: Sprinkles, Flurries PossibleCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon with the Chicago's forecast.
2 Tow Truck Drivers Shot At Crash Scene in Belmont CentralTwo tow truck drivers were shot while on a crash scene in the Belmont Central early Thursday morning.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In Bronzeville Apartment FireA fire leads to a man's death near 49th and Washington in Bronzeville early Thursday morning.
Chicago Weather: Colder Feel As Temps Fall During The DayCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon with the latest Chicago forecast.