Health officials are stressing the risk of contracting coronavirus remains low here, but the public needs to plan and prepare. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.

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Questions About Coronavirus AnsweredHealth officials are stressing the risk of contracting coronavirus remains low here, but the public needs to plan and prepare. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Defends Chicago's Sanctuary City StatusCBS 2's Chris Tye reports after an undocumented man is accused of sexually assaulting a child in a McDonald's bathroom, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot defends the city's sanctuary city status and that ICE is not doing its job properly in finding criminals.
Supt. Charlie Beck Suggests Repeat Criminals Be Banned From CTA; Could That Work In Chicago?Cities like Houston and Atlanta use bans and suspensions for public transit riders who repeatedly commit crimes. Now Chicago’s interim police Superintendent Charlie Beck thinks Chicago should follow their lead.CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
VIdeo Shows Police Struggling With Red Line Suspect Before ShootingChicago police shot a person Friday afternoon during a struggle with the suspect at the Grand station on the CTA Red Line, prompting subway trains to bypass the station. CBS 2 's Jermont Terry reports
Chicago Weather: Long Stretch Of Mild Temps Start This WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the extended forecast.
City, State Officials Lay Out Coronavirus Preparation PlansCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports Chicago's mayor and Illinois' governor discussed more testing locations and other plans to combat the coronavirus.
Several Women Punched Outside Harold Washington LibraryCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports a man is accused of punching several women outside Chicago's Harold Washington Library Friday morning.
CPD Unveils New Safety Plans For The CTACBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports the head of the city's police department presents plans to add more officers, cameras in and around CTA stations.
Police-Involved Shooting At Grand Station On CTA Red LineChicago police shot a person Friday afternoon at the Grand station on the CTA Red Line. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
On Stage With Chris JonesCBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Shear Madness" at the Mercury Theater and "The Secret of My Success" now playing at the Paramount Theatre.
Shooting At Grand-State Red LineRAW VIDEO: A person is taken to a waiting ambulance after a shooting down in the Red Line subway station.
Chicago Weather: Get Ready For A Warm WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast. Spoiler alert: it's going to be warm.
Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Coronavirus Preparedness PlansFlanked by local and state healthcare experts, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says plans are in place to expand testing for coronavirus.
Illinois Governor Pritzker Discusses Preparedness Plans Regarding CoronavirusIllinois Governor JB Pritzker addresses media regarding plans to expand testing for coronavirus.
Mild Day, Weekend Warmup AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Man Randomly Punching Women In The Face Outside Harold Washington LibraryA man was reportedly punching women in the face outside the Harold Washington Library Friday.
Chicago Police Beefing Up Security Measures For CTAChicago police will deploy 50 additional officers to its public transportation unit next month, and dedicate a team of four detectives to investigate crime on the CTA, in the wake of a recent spate of high-profile violent crimes on the mass transit system. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: FlashThis miniature pinscher mix gets along well with children and enjoys going on walks in the neighborhood.
Mackhard Barber Shoppe Owner's Expansion Plans Cut Short By Clarendon Hills Zoning RulesSmall town drama, or big time nonsense? Steve Matthews wants to bring his successful barbershop to Clarendon Hills, but some tiny print stopped his buzz.
An Inside Look As C2E2 Prepares To OpenC2E2, one of Chicago’s most popular annual conventions, was set to open Friday.
Colder Than Average Temperatures ContinueCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
1 Dead After Car Goes Off Expressway Onto Tracks, Catches Fire On I-57A car went off the expressway, landed on the tracks below and then caught on fire around 2 a.m. Friday. 
CTA To Unveil Full Security Plan After Increase In Crime On Public TransitCity leaders will detail their comprehensive plan for safety on the CTA Friday.
12-Year-Old Shot While Standing On A Sidewalk In North LawndaleThe boy told police he was standing on the sidewalk when he heard gunshots and then quickly realized he was shot in the leg.

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