A law was being broken, and we knew it. Yet, we were met with more than a month of responsibility ping-pong from the powers that be. The law in question is to protect the information of child sex assault victims. We believed we shouldn't have access to it, and we were right. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
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Private Information Of Child Sex Crime Victims Was Illegally Made Public In Cook County Court RecordsA law was being broken, and we knew it. Yet, we were met with more than a month of responsibility ping-pong from the powers that be. The law in question is to protect the information of child sex assault victims. We believed we shouldn't have access to it, and we were right. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Mayor Lightfoot's Budget Proposal Calls For Big Cut To Police BudgetIn Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s budget proposal calls for the Chicago Police Department to cut a big chunk of its own budget. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Mayor Lightfoot On Hot Seat About Former Police Supt. Johnson's Relationship With OfficerMayor Lori Lightfoot was on the hot seat Monday about what she did and did not know about the relationship between former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson and Chicago Police Officer Cynthia Donald – who is now suing Johnson for sexual assault. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
City Officials Issue Serious Warning About COVID-19 In ChicagoFacing a "very concerning increase" in COVID-19 cases not only in Chicago but across the country, Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned that the city might be forced to move back to some Phase 3 restrictions soon if the city can't get get the outbreak under better control. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Issues Warning Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases In ChicagoAn alarming rise in the rate of COVID-19 infections in Chicago had Mayor Lori Lightfoot warning that restrictions could be reimposed if the city does not get it together. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Man Says His Signature Changes Due To Disability, And Thus, Ballot Has Been RejectedBryce Tuttle has a learning disability that affects his handwriting, and now his ballot. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Former Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Pushes Back Against Sex Assault, Harassment ClaimsIn a lawsuit, Officer Cynthia Donald claims Johnson locked her in his personal office and conditioned her release from his office on her performing sexual acts on him, among other allegations. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Bombshell Sex Assault Allegations Against Former Police Supt. Eddie JohnsonIn a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court, Officer Cynthia Donald claims Johnson subjected her to "unwanted and uninvited sexual advances, abuse, harassment, and a hostile work environment" for more than three years. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Officer Suing Former Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Over Alleged AssaultA Chicago Police officer who was once assigned as former Supt. Eddie Johnson's driver is suing him for sexual assault and harassment, accusing him of years of "shockingly violent, abusive, and harassing conduct." CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
A Look At A Chicago 7 Trial Juror's JournalThe unrest of 1968 and its aftermath is the subject of a new Netflix movie, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” much of which was shot in the city. CBS 2’s Jim Williams has the story of the real-life Chicagoan who documented the courtroom drama at the heart of the film.
Senate Moving Forward With Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation HearingsThe push to replace late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with conservative originalist Amy Coney Barrett on the US. Supreme Court is setting off some contentious clashes. Britt Conway reports.
Teen Describes Being Held In Psychiatric Hospital 67 Days Longer Than NecessaryHopeless, anxious, trapped – that is how a teenager described being locked in a psychiatric hospital for months longer than medically necessary. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
What's The Truth In Ads For, Against Illinois Graduated Income Tax?We’re being bombarded by them – ads for and against the graduated income tax proposal for Illinois that will be on the ballot next month. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov sorted out the facts.
Controversy Brews At Chicago Fire Department Over Handling Of Tragic Incident Involving FirefighterControversy is brewing inside the Chicago Fire Department about a tragic incident that happened on Labor Day weekend. It began with a firefighter leaving work to check on his family. It ended with his wife’s death. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
President Trump Rides Past Supporters As He Fights COVID-19President Donald Trump said he has learned a lot about COVID-19, and meanwhile, the White House physician said the president’s blood oxygen level dropped to concerning levels twice in recent days. CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports.
More Questions Than Answers About President Trump's COVID-19 DiagnosisAs President Donald Trump receives treatment, more questions keep cropping up about the timeline of his diagnosis. CNN’s Emily Schmidt reports.
White House Says President Trump 'Not Out Of The Woods Yet' With COVID-19President Donald Trump said he was feeling better in a video recorded Saturday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. CBS News’ Natalie Brand reports.
Questions Surround Timeline Of President Trump's COVID-19 DiagnosisPresident Donald Trump remains at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center with COVID-19, and there are questions about the timeline of his diagnosis. CBS News’ Natalie Brand reports.
President Trump, First Lady To Quarantine After Hope Hicks Tests Positive For COVID-19Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s closest aides, has tested positive for COVID-19, and now President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are beginning the quarantine process. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
A Pattern Of Heartbreaking Failures At DCFSGov. JB Pritzker has promised to make changes at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to protect children like a girl who was killed this past weekend, Serenity Arrington. Still, as CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, dozens of children whose families were investigated by the DCFS have been killed in just the last year.
New York Times Reports President Trump Has Paid Very Little In Federal TaxesThe New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump has paid very little in federal taxes and is hundreds of millions of dollars in debt. CBS News’ Nikole Killion reports.
State Urges Man To Apply For Gig Worker Unemployment After Penalty Weeks Hold Up His Benefits For MonthsA possible solution has emerged for an unemployment benefits problem we have been reporting on for months. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
President Trump Pushes To Name Successor To Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg QuicklyMeanwhile, Democrats are trying to scramble to stop any movement before the election. CBS News’ Paula Reid reports.
Boeing Faces New Accusations About 737 MAX JetlinerThe model was grounded 18 months ago after two deadly crashes. This week, congressional investigators provided the most scathing account yet of what went wrong. CBS News’ Kris Van Cleave reports.