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Man, Woman Found Shot Dead In Car On Southeast SideA man who was a trooper with the Illinois State Police and a woman were found shot dead Monday afternoon in a car on the Southeast Side, sources told CBS 2.
"It Looked Liked They Hit It With A Hammer'Cars and trucks are targeted in places where owners think their vehicles are safe. They're inside parking garages. CBS 2's Sabrina Franza reports from the Loop with a warning for drivers.
'Simplicity Is The Key To Having Success'The rules for Wordle are simple: players try to guess the word of the day. You get six tries. You've got a correct letter and correct location of the letter when the cube turns green. Yellow means correct but wrong location.
Little Village Community Leader Calls For Federal Help After 8-Year-Old Girl Is Shot DeadThe shooting that killed 8-year-old Melissa Ortega is not only heartbreaking, but also a big concern for the Little Village neighborhood. Baltazar Enriquez, president of the Little Village Community Council, tells CBS 2’s Jim Williams and Marie Saavedra that his organization is asking for federal help.
Even In Ever-Changing Time Of COVID, An Evanston School's Dedication To Brighter Days Never WaversThis next story was born out of an email Marie Saavedra recently received from one of her former teachers. Education in the time of COVID is a world away from what her grade school experience was, but on a visit back to the school, she found the impact a dedicated staff can make has stayed the same.
New Developments In Illegal Parking Scam Outside Chicago Sporting VenuesThere are new developments in a parking scam first exposed by CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini. He caught con men ripping off drivers trying to park outside different sports venues in Chicago, and many of those drivers were then hit with parking tickets.
5 Men, 1 Woman found Dead Inside Milwaukee HomeSix people were found dead inside a home in Milwaukee, and police are trying to figure out what happened there that home. Winnie Dortch of CBS 58 Milwaukee reports.
Family Mourns 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega, Slain In Little Village Shooting“She sought to achieve the American Dream but was instead given American Violence.” That was the message on Monday from the family of 8-year Melissa Ortega, a recent Mexican immigrant who was shot and killed on Saturday, the innocent victim of a gang-related shooting in Little Village. CBS 2’s Tara Molina reports.
Man And Woman Found Shot Dead In Car On Southeast SideA man who was a member of the Illinois State Police and a woman were found shot dead Monday afternoon in a car on the Southeast Side Monday, sources say. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
10th Annual Winter Brew Festival Moves Outside Due To Omicron VariantThe 10th year of Winter Brew is going to be the most unique one yet thanks to Omicron, but the show must go on. Morning Insider Marissa Parra got a sneak peak.
Pandemic Along With Other Conditions Are Leaving The City’s Homeless Resorting To CTA Trains For ShelterThe frigid weather, the financial toll of a pandemic, and overstrained homeless shelters. Homeless advocates say that combination is causing even more disorder for people struggling with homelessness.
Temperatures Dropping OvernightCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the latest forecast.
Second Day Of Snow Leaves Chicagoans Scraping, ShovelingChicagoans woke up to shovel ahead of their morning commutes Monday. Viewer Carly Newman shared video from Lincoln Park where snow is covering streets...and cars.
Police Looking For Shooter Who Killed 8-Year-Old Girl In Little VillageMayor Lori Lightfoot said Chicago Police detectives are following "promising leads" in the search to find the person who shot and killed 8-year-old Melissa Ortega in Little Village on Saturday
Dual Rounds Of Snowfall Bring Mixed Emotions For ChicagoansThe multiple rounds of snow that blanketed Chicago over the past couple days hasn’t just caused problems for frustrated drivers. Some people have had a tough time just getting down sidewalks.
Slick Roads After Snow Fall Monday MorningWhile the snow is no longer falling, Odigwe said side streets in Chicago are a concern. Accumulating snow on the ground is causing cars to slide and get stuck. 
Snowy Conditions Along Chicago-Area RoadwaysCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe is reporting live from the Mobile Weather Lab along I-55 where roads are slick with snow. She said snow is coming down drivers need to take it slow. 
Warming Centers Open Ahead Of Tuesday Temperature DropChicago warming centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Garfield Community Service Center at 10 South Kedzie, is open 24 hours.
Winter Storm In Effect For Monday Morning CommuteCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the latest winter weather updates.
Melissa Ortega, 8-Year-Old Girl Killed In Little Village Shooting, Had Just Emigrated From MexicoThey sought the American dream but were dealt the all-too-common hand of American violence instead.
Snow Causes Multi Vehicle Pileup On KennedyOver a dozen vehicles were involved in a crash Sunday morning on the outbound Kennedy Expressway, according to Illinois State Police.
Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisories In Effect; Snow Arrives For Monday Morning CommuteCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 10 p.m. forecast for Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022.

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