Mayor Warns City Will Go Back To Phase 3 If COVID Cases Keep RisingComparing herself to a mother who won't simply turn the car around if her kids are acting up, but one who will make them walk home, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday warned the city is "dangerously close" to possibly going back to Phase 3 of reopening. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Cook County Commissioner Pushing Back Of The Yards Residents To Take Part In 2020 CensusA Cook County commissioner is pushing for people to "Be Counted" on the census in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood. 
Lightfoot Warns Chicago 'Dangerously Close' To Going Back To Phase 3 Of ReopeningFacing a recent rise in new coronavirus cases in Chicago, particularly among young people, Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned Wednesday morning that the city could go back to Phase 3 of the reopening plan, forcing many businesses to either close or significantly scale back operations.
Woman Carjacked At Gunpoint In Trinity Hospital Parking Lot In Calumet HeightsPolice are investigating an armed carjacking in Calumet Heights.
Police Searching For Jeep Driver Who Struck, Dragged Man In AustinA man was hit and dragged by a Jeep in the Austin neighborhood Wednesday morning. Now, police area searching for the hit-and-run driver responsible.
15-Year-Old Boy Injured After Shots Fired In South LoopPolice said the teen was walking near south Michigan Avenue and 11th Street when he say two groups arguing.
Tens Of Thousands Of Illinois Taxpayers Who Submitted Returns Early Still Waiting For RefundsThe Morning Insiders have learned tens of thousands of Illinois taxpayers who submitted returns in the earlier months still haven't received their refunds.
Pieces Of Metal, Car Parts, And Other Debris On Expressways -- How Is IDOT Handling It?Pieces of metal and broken car parts are seen sitting on the side of busy Chicago highways.
Motorcyclist Killed In Crash In Humboldt ParkPolice are investigating a deadly crash overnight involving a motorcyclist in Humboldt Park. 
Storms On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Storm Threat WednesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather update for Tuesday, July 14, 2020.
Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Debt Forgiveness Plan For City Colleges Of Chicago StudentsThe mayor unveiled a new program to forgive the debt for City Colleges of Chicago students who return after dropping out in the past ten years.
Transactions With Stores During Pandemic Often Mean No Cash AllowedIf you’ve walked into a store and they didn’t want your cash, you’re not alone. And it is expected to become the norm, as CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Lane Tech Considering Changing Indians Logo, MascotLane Tech High School, one of the largest in Chicago, is considering changing its mascot.
Alderman Furious After Fly Dumpers Again Unload In West EnglewoodFly dumpers were caught on camera in West Englewood with a massive dump truck overnight Monday into Tuesday, and Ald. Ray Lopez (15th) has had it. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
JoAnn Cunningham, Mother Of AJ Freund, To Be SentencedJoAnn Cunningham, the Crystal Lake mother accused of murdering her own son AJ Freund, appeared before a judge Tuesday. It was the final hearing for Cunningham gets sentenced for 5-year-old AJ’s murder on Thursday.
Phase 3 Coronavirus Vaccine Trial To Go Ahead At UICPromising results were announced Tuesday for a possible COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna, and Phase 3 trials will be held in part at the University of Illinois at Chicago. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
3 Young Women Shot Near 79th Street Red Line StationTraffic was diverted and the station was bypassed after the shooting.
Spiking COVID-19 Numbers Have Teachers Concerned About Returning To SchoolWith spiking COVID-19 numbers in some areas in Chicago and schools planning to reopen soon, teachers worry. They are asking if they and their students will be able to stay. 
Sox, Cubs Continue Summer PracticeCBS 2's Luke Stuckmeyer reports on what both teams are working on to prepare for the upcoming season.
Some Chicago ZIP Codes See Jumps In New COVID Cases, Positivity RatesThe numbers of new COVID-19 cases each week is on the rise in some parts of Chicago, along with similar increases in the share of tests that come back positive.
Retiring First Deputy Supt. Anthony Riccio Believes Change Is Possible At CPDRetiring Chicago Police First Deputy Supt. Riccio spoke to CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov.
Joliet Police Release 3 Hours Of Videos In Death Of Eric Lurry In Police CustodyAll of this video is also being released just as the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Lurry’s family are again calling for the State of Illinois to get involved. CBS Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Indiana Beach Closing Because Of OvercrowdingCBS 2's Chris Tye reports a Whting, Indiana beach is closing for a couple of weeks because too many people from Chicago, where beaches are closed, were overcrowding the beach. That made it hard for social distancing measures.

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