Hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students walked out of classes on Friday, and a group of students later blocked traffic in the Loop near State and Madison, protesting the decision to resume in-person learning after the district reached a COVID-19 safety agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union
Thieves Break Into LensCrafters Store In The LoopPolice said a window was shattered at the store, located in the 200 block of North Michigan Avenue, just before 4 a.m.
Univar Solutions Bringing New Food Laboratory To The Hatchery's West Side Business IncubatorAs you get ready to pour your bowl of cereal, did you ever wonder why your food tastes the way it does? The answer might just come from a cool new food laboratory on the West Side. Morning Insider Tim McNicholas takes us there.
Wind Chill Advisory In Effect Wednesday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the latest forecast.
Tips Lower Your Gas Bills As Temperatures Drop The bitter blast means many of us are trying to stay warm inside and that means higher gas bills.
CTA Blue Line Service Temporarily Suspended Between Milwaukee Avenue And LaSalle Street Due To Medical EmergencyShuttle buses are available to provide connecting service.
Frostbite Risk Within 30 Minutes Of Exposure As Wind Chills Drop Below ZeroWith dangerously cold wind chills Wednesday morning, frostbite is a concern.
'Guardian Angel' In Aurora Honored By Mayor For Feeding The HomelessHolla Pala, founder of HP24 and More Ministries, appears with free, warm homemade food when subzero temperatures hit.
Chicago Weather: Wind Chill Advisory In Effect; Wind Chills To Drop To -20 To -30CBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. First Alert Weather forecast for Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022.
Englewood Group Reaches Out To Community's Homeless Population Amid Extreme ColdAmid the dangerous cold and subzero wind chills Tuesday night, it was especially important for the group Englewood First Responders to reach out to the community’s homeless. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
With Extreme Cold, Many Area Schools Closing Or Moving To Remote LearningMany suburban public schools, as well as private and parochial schools across the Chicago area, will close or go remote Wednesday due to dangerously cold weather.
Some Chicagoans Have To Work Outside Anyway Amid Extreme ColdMeanwhile, if you are in need of a place to get warm right now, the city urges you to call 311. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Woman Sues After Being Attacked By Rottweilers In St. CharlesA Kane County family on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the owners of two Rottweilers who viciously attacked a 51-year-old woman in December.
St. John's Lutheran School Begins Student Mask Exemptions Amid ProtestsStudent mask exemptions at St. John’s Lutheran School in Lombard began this week and have pushed about a sixth of the school’s staff members out the door in protest. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Seraut's 'A Sunday On La Grande Jatte' To Be Displayed And Reframed Thursday At The Art Institute"A Sunday on La Grande Jatte" by Georges Seurat is being re-hung, this time in a new frame and in a refreshed gallery space.
Aurora's 'Guardian Angel' Honored For Feeding People At Warming Center Every NightThe woman known as "H.J." has taken on the mission of feeding those staying at Aurora's overnight warming center. Not just once, but every night the center is open.
Chicago Weather: Bitterly Cold TonightCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has a look at the forecast.
Little Village Parents Demand New Outlets For Kids Suffering In Violent EnvironmentMemorials lined the streets of the Little Village community Tuesday, placed for victims of gun violence. Parents are angry - even more so since the death of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega over the weekend. CBS 2's Sabrina Franza reports.
Former Northwestern Professor Wyndham Lathem Gets 53 Years For Murder Of BoyfriendFormer Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem was sentenced to 53 years in prison Tuesday for what prosecutors called the trill killing of his boyfriend in 2017.
Cook County Sheriff's Data Reveal Most Popular Cars Targeted By CarjackersMore than 1,800 people were victims of carjackings in Chicago last year, but the crisis is not only in the city. CBS 2's Tara Molina breaks down some data from the Cook County Sheriff's office.
'There've Been Lots Of Incidents'Caught on camera: A one-year-old girl with a gun pointed toward her during a carjacking. As CBS 2's Steven Graves explains, it's in an area where residents are already concerned.
Hate Crimes Against Chicago's Asian Community Concern ResidentsAs CBS 2's Chris Tye explains, fear of retribution remains so real, some cultural institutions in the area have remained closed for years out of fear.
'It's Too Early To Know'Some are calling it "stealth Omicron." CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey is asking COVID-19 researchers and Chicago's health commissioner.
Shedd Aquarium's Penguin Celebrities Showcased In New Children's BookThe books highlight two rockhopper penguins named Edward and Annie, who went viral on social media at the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, says Shedd Aquarium spokesperson Johnny Ford.
Jim Williams Takes A Stroll Down Memory Lane In Chatham With Longtime FriendCBS 2’s Jim Williams spent his formative years in the West Chatham neighborhood, just west of the Dan Ryan Expressway. He recently took a stroll down memory lane with a childhood friend and neighbor who perfectly explained why they look back so fondly on their old neighborhood today.