The state has instituted new methods as their systems are overloaded due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Many Illinoisans Run Into Trouble Filing For UnemploymentThe state has instituted new methods as their systems are overloaded due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Saturday Marks 1st Anniversary Of Henry Pratt Company ShootingSaturday will mark one year since the deadly mass shooting at the Henry Pratt company in Aurora.
One Person Is Dead After A Legionnaires' Case Found At A Senior Living CenterCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports at least one person is dead and two others are ill after a Legionnaires' outbreak in Vernon Hills.
Volunteer Opportunities For Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. DayTimmy Arnold, development manager with the Honeycomb Project, talks about the volunteer opportunities his organization is offering on Monday.
Family Of Teenager Shot In Music Studio Files Lawsuit Against Bank Robbery Suspect, Text Messages ReleasedParents of a Chicago teenager plan to sue after their son was shot in last week's gun battle between police and a suburban bank robber in Old Irving Park.
Honeycomb Project Works To Give Halloween Costumes to Kids In NeedThe excitement for Halloween is building, but for some kids a costume isn't always easy to come by. That's why the Honeycomb Project in Lincoln Park is stepping in to help.
What Would The Proposed Teachers' Contracts Cost?Even if you don't have children, all Chicago homeowners can expect to pay up for a new teachers' contract.
EarthPaint Works To Reuse And Recycle As Well As Provide Purpose For Young WorkersCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot has the story of a local organization that recycles unused paint while giving jobs to people in need.
Special Spaces Illinois Redecorating 11-Year-Old Cancer Patient's RoomVolunteers from Special Spaces Illinois and Feld Entertainment are renovating a dinosaur room for an 11-year-old cancer patient.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: AdlerThis week's pet is Adler, a chihuahua mix who loves treats and snuggles. Adler is blind but loves walks and snuggling on the couch and is looking for a family to help him feel comfortable in his home and to help him manage his diabetes.
CPD Officer Bicycles 300 Miles For Opioid Crisis AwarenessOfficer Kim Conte completed the ride in honor of her borther, who died of a heroin overdose two years ago.
Joanne Is The PAWS Pet Of The WeekA cute chihuahua mix named Joanne is the PAWS Pet of the Week and she'll be available for adoption Friday at noon.
Why Are Chicago Police Overtime Costs Still So High?The city is still spending tens of millions of dollars in police overtime, even with the number of officers on the streets at a 10-year high. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
14th Annual Saving Tiny Hearts Gala Is Just 1 Week AwayRegistration is now open for the Saving Tiny Hearts Gala on Sept. 14. The theme is Enchantment Under the Sea and proceeds to go the organization. The local organization works to eliminate Congenital Heart Disease. More info can be found at https://savingtinyhearts.org/annual-gala/.
Politicians To Jump Into Chicago RiverDozens of people jumped into the Chicago River Saturday morning, to show just how clean it is.
Husband, Hog, Duck-Calling Contest At State FairWhy text, call, or email when you can just holler for your husband?
Michelle Obama Tops List Of Most Admired WomenAccording to a national poll, the former First Lady leads a list that includes Oprah Winfrey and Emma Watson.
A.J. Freund's Little Sister Currently In DCFS CustodyAfter the death of 5-year-old A.J. Freund the Department of Children and Family Services was intensely scrutinized and accused of not doing enough to save his life.
Experience Chicago's Old Town Neighborhood At The 360 Chicago Observation DeckChicago's Old Town neighborhood is taking over the 360 Chicago Observation Deck throughout the month of July.
Meet Finn, The PAWS Pet Of The WeekA Pomeranian mix called Finn is the PAWS Pet Of The Week. He's a year old and likes to be picked up and cuddled. He's very friendly and super smart.
Cook-Off Raises $100,000 To Support Developmental Disabilities CareThis Chicago event, hosted by Sertoma Centre, raised $100,000 to support individuals with developmental disabilities.
100 Club Of Chicago Host Valor AwardsThe 100 Club of Chicago handed out this year's Valor Awards. Thirty members of eight different police departments were honored.
Cyber Stalking On Dating AppsTwo women say they were stalked by the same man on an online dating app.
Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Killing Woman At University Of Illinois CampusBrendt Christensen is accused of killing YingYing Zhang in 2017.