In the past month, we’ve been digging for answers to the question so many of you are desperately asking – “Where is my refund check?” But on Wednesday night, there was a bit of good news for people still waiting - and another option for those trying to reach the IRS. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
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Some Seeing Tax Refunds From IRS Months Later, While A Group Steps In To Help Those Who Still Aren'tIn the past month, we’ve been digging for answers to the question so many of you are desperately asking – “Where is my refund check?” But on Wednesday night, there was a bit of good news for people still waiting - and another option for those trying to reach the IRS. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Race To Mackinac Stars This WeekendThe boats are getting ready to cruise out Friday afternoon. On Saturday, the sailboat race begins and there are plenty of boats are are waiting in the harbor.
New Book And Documentary Highlight 'A Beautiful Thing'CBS 2's Jim Williams talks to the members of the country's first all-Black rowing team. Their story is now featured in a new book and documentary.
Suspected Ponzi Scheme Operator Robert Walberg Dies SuddenlyA suburban money manager died mysteriously, leaving behind a trail of questions – since he was recently charged with fraud. His clients fear they'll never get their cash back, or get answers. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Lightfoot: Phase 3 May Start In Early JuneChicago Mayor Lightfoot would not give a Phase 3 date but said it could happen early next month.
Woman Denied Unemployment As Penalty For Past ProblemMarissa Strickland said she has to wait almost five months to see any money at all – a wait that could leave her out of a home – all because of an issue she had two years ago and thought she had rectified. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Computer Businesses Affected By Coronavirus ConcernsCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports shipping computer parts from China has been slowed down and in some places halted because of restrictions stemming from the coronavirus.
Elderly Veteran Gets A New HomeA 63-year-old Vietnam veteran didn't have a bed to sleep in. Today, he got the keys to his new place.
Indiana Dunes Park ThreatenedCBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports high waves may threaten a Portage building on the lakefront.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 10 p.m. 7-5-19CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Large Group Of Teen Disturbing The Peace In Downtown Chicago, Police SayCBS 2 Sunday News at 5:30 p.m.
Chicago's New And Improved Riverwalk Now OpenThe new and improved downtown riverwalk officially opened for the season Monday.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 10 PM 5-9-19CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the forecast.
Getting Hosed: Unmetered, Vacant Homes Rack Up Thousands Of Dollars In Water BillsFor months, CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards has been chasing the Chicago Department of Water Management, looking for answers for people who say they are drowning in water bills.
Troubling Report About DCFS Is OutCBS 2 political reporter Derrick Blakley reports a new audit from the Illinois Auditor General shows overburdened case workers and an unresponsive hotline were just two of the many problems the agency is facing.
Spring Cleaning Your Finances With 'The Money Coach'With just one week left before April 15, "The Money Coach" Lynnette Khalfani-Coxit says it's the time to start thinking about spring cleaning your finances.
Mercy Hospital Shooting WitnessHector Avitia said the gunman was dressed in black and there was shooting outside the hospital.
Retailers Struggle to Fill Vacancies With Weak EconomyIf you're looking for a job this holiday season, there are a lot of employment opportunities at stores.
Thief Tries to Steal $20,000 Using Couple's Signed CheckDorothy Tucker investigates how one check for $625 was used as a counterfeit canvas for 18 phony checks.
What's Next For Facebook After $120 Billion Stock Market Loss?Investors are watching Facebook stock very closely, after the social media giant suffered the largest one-day loss of any publicly-traded company in Wall Street history. Facebook's stock market plunge erased around $120 billion of the company's value. CBS 2's Bianna Golodryga reports.
Lightning Strike Sends Woman To Hospital Burn UnitA lightning strike hit a northwest suburban woman attending the Country Thunder Music Fest just over the Wisconsin border. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports the 22-year-old Woodstock woman is recovering in the burn unit at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.
Thai Children Rescued From Cave Recovering In The HospitalNew video shows just how challenging the rescue operation to save a group of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand really was.
About 50 Immigrant Children Separated At Border Being Held In ChicagoThere are as many as 50 young immigrant boys from Brazil, separated from their parents, being held in Chicago. Another family is seeking legal action to reunite a mother and son.
'Financial Feminist' Seeks To Close Gender Investing GapWe've heard about the gender pay gap, but are you part of the gender investing gap? Women invest money at a much lower rate than men. A Wall Street veteran has started a new firm just for women. CBS 2's Laura Podesta reports.