A Facebook video of a Christmas tree poking through the roof of a home in Jefferson Park touched a nerve with viewers, quickly becoming the top viewed story on our website on Wednesday, so we wanted to see it the magical tree in person, and boy did we get a surprise.
Chicago Weather: Lake Effect Snow Lingers, Colder Temps During The Week Snow has ended for most areas but Lake Effect may continue for Chicago through midday. High 22.
Rahm Emanuel Heads To Japan To Serve As U.S. AmbassadorFormer Mayor Rahm Emanuel bids farewell to Chicago as he heads to Japan to serve as the U.S. ambassador.
What Caught My Eye: Jan. 23, 2022Here's What Caught Mugo and Robb's eye this week.
2 Men Shot, Seriously Injured In RoselandTwo people are seriously wounded after being shot in the Roseland neighborhood early Sunday.
Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Illinois; 1-3 Inches Of Snow PossibleCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 10 p.m. forecast for Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022.
More than 400 Concrete Trucks Pour Foundation For New 1000M Luxury Skyscraper Designed By Helmut JahnA caravan of concrete mixers was along Michigan Avenue Saturday as workers were laying the foundation for 1000M, a luxury skyscraper designed by late achitect Helmuit Jahn.
Chicago Park District Hosts Polar Adventure Days At Northerly IslandIt's a chance to connect with nature and wildlife right in Chicago: the park district's Polar Adventure Days returns to Northerly Island.
Northwestern Medicine Study Gives Clues About How Long COVID-19 Symptoms Can LingerA new study from Northwestern Medicine gives more clues about just how long COVID-19 symptoms can linger.
Retired Chicago-Area Priest Facing Allegations Of Sexually Abusing A Minor Four Decades AgoThe Archdiocese of Chicago has ordered Father James McIlhone to step aside from ministry and leave St. Edward Parish, where he lives in retirement.
Englewood Shooting Injures One Man, Damages Parole Officer's CarOne man is recovering after a shooting in Englewood.
8-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Shot In Head In Little Village; Man Critically WoundedAn 8-year-old girl has died following a shooting in Little Village.
Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Leaves For Japan AmbassadorshipFormer Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel bid farewell to Chicago, at least for now, as he heads to Japan to serve as the U.S. Ambassador.
Center For COVID Control Sites Will Remain Closed After ComplaintsA chain of pop-up COVID-19 testing centers did not reopen Saturday as planned.
8-Year-Old Girl Shot In Head In Little VillageAn 8-year-old girl has died following a shooting in Little Village.
Bradley Police Officer Tyler Bailey, Shot In The Line Of Duty, Moved From ICU To Standard Hospital CareThree weeks after being shot and critically wound in the line of duty, Bradley Police officer Tyler Bailey has been released from ICU to standard hospital care.
Chicago Weather: Light Snow Chances During The Weekend, Colder Temps AheadScattered snow showers over the next few days, with a period of light accumulation tonight.
Cook County Reopens Third Vaccination Site In A Week In Effort To Help More Residents Get VaccinatedDespite the omicron surge, only 70 percent of Illinois residents eligible for a vaccine are fully vaccinated.
Illinois State Police Responds To Shooting On I-290 Ramp; 1 Person Reported InjuredIllinois State Police responded to a shooting on I-290 ramp Friday night.
Chicago Man Arrested After Firing Shots On Indiana Toll RoadA driver is under arrest after shooting a gun from his car on the Indiana toll road, according to authorities.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: NellyIt’s time to meet our PAWS Pet of the week, Nelly.
Chicago Weather: Light Snow OvernightCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your First Alert Weather forecast for Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.
Cook County Treasurer Says Vacant And Abandoned Properties Are Sucking Up Tax RevenueThousands of abandoned and vacant properties are costing Cook County taxpayers billions in lost property tax revenue. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, efforts are under way to help get that money back.
Friend Calls On Driver Who Hit, Killed Retire CPD Officer Richard Haljean To SurrenderAs police continued their search Friday night for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a retired Chicago Police officer in Edison Park, a friend remembered the officer’s passion for the job. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Caught On Video: Man Steals Car, Goes On To Crash It In Back Of The YardsVideo shows a silver car get plowed into by a red sport-utility vehicle and then go crashing into someone’s yard in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Behind the wheel of that silver car was a thief trying to steal it. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.