Cook County is teaming up with the financial company Summer and the Joyce Foundation to help the one million student loan borrowers in the county for free.
Cook County Student Loan HelpCook County is teaming up with the financial company Summer and the Joyce Foundation to help the one million student loan borrowers in the county for free.
Just Days After Choosing Successor, Mike Madigan Says Rep. Edward Kodatt Should GoJust two days after choosing his successor in the Illinois House, former state House Speaker Mike Madigan said state Rep. Edward Guerra Kodatt should step down.
Some Illinois Unemployment Recipients Still Haven't Received 1099-G Tax FormsCBS 2’s Tara Molina looks into complaints where people say the State of Illinois still has not sent out the paperwork they desperately need to file their taxes.
Dolton West School District 148 To Continue Remote Learning For Rest Of School YearWhile many schools have returned to some in-person learning or have plans to do so, one south suburban district is bucking the trend.
Man Who Moved From Chicago Gets His Forwarded Mail Delivered 3 Months LateThis is one of the most epic mail fails we've heard about – and thanks to the Post Office's own letter stickers, we can show you just how lousy it was. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
‘Anjanette Young Ordinance’ Aims for Stricter Search Warrant ReformsMembers of City Council are pushing for stricter search warrant reforms with a new city ordinance named after Anjanette Young, the innocent social worker wrongly raided by Chicago Police officers. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Restaurants Fight To Have Insurance Companies Pay COVID-19 Business Interruption ClaimsThere was a small victory this week for a group of restaurants fighting to have insurance companies pay out certain COVID-19 claims. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Some Chicago Neighborhoods Are Allowing Anyone 18 And Over To Get A COVID VaccineAs COVID case numbers go down, the number of people in Chicago getting the vaccine is going up -- even people not categorized in the current Phase 1B, which is the elderly and essential workers. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Grand Jury Declines To Indict Rochester Officers In Daniel Prude's DeathNo officers will be charged following an investigation into the death of Daniel Prude, a 41-year-old Black man from Chicago who died after being restrained by Rochester police last year.
Pandemic Layoff Proves To Be Blessing In Disguise For Pilsen Pet Fashion DesignerIt seems businesses are closing left and right, but CBS 2 calculated more than 250 new clothing and shoe shops sprouted after the virus spread. Morning Insider Lauren Victory introduces us to a dog lover who found success when COVID-19 made things "ruff."
Cook County Guardian Speaks Out After He Said He Was Being Silenced By DCFSThe Cook County Public Guardian is a watchdog over the Department of Children and Family Services. But he tells CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov that DCFS is trying to silence him and his office.
Some COVID Restrictions Relaxed In ChicagoIt may just be the biggest relaxing of COVID-19 rules in the city of Chicago. Travel restrictions relaxed for the states Chicagoans visit most. CBS 2’s Chris Tye reports.
Woman Trapped For 10 Hours Under AwningCBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports the weight of the melting snow brought down an awning trapping a woman underneath—The fire department used an airbag to lift the heavy awning.
Pandemic Layoff Proves To Be Blessing In Disguise For Pilsen Pet Fashion DesignerAlmost a year into the pandemic, the domino effect of quarantine continues. It seems businesses are closing left and right, but CBS 2 calculated more than 250 new clothing and shoe shops sprouted after the virus spread. Morning Insider Lauren Victory introduces us to a dog lover who found success when COVID-19 made things "ruff."
Obama, Springsteen Star In PodcastFormer President Barack Obama and music legend Bruce Springsteen have teamed up for a podcast to share how they came together despite being from somewhat different worlds.
Chicago To Begin Gradual Reopening Of LakefrontNearly a year after the city's lakefront, playgrounds, and indoor swimming pools were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chicago Park District plans to begin reopening them soon. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chicago's Updated Travel OrderThere are now only 31 states on the city of Chicago's travel order.
Chicago Park District To Begin Reopening Lakefront, Playgrounds, Indoor PoolsNearly a year after the city's lakefront, playgrounds, and indoor swimming pools were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chicago Park District plans to begin reopening them soon.
COVID-19 Vaccines Delayed After Weather Affects Shipments Across CountryThe weather is proving to be one of the latest challenges with getting people vaccinated. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra found stores in the area that have been busy rescheduling canceled appointments.
Dibs Marker Offers Snacks And Beer, Asks People Not To Take Parking SpaceThis is a dibs story of compassion – or at least that’s what the person behind it hopes.
Many Sick Children In Northwest Indiana Have To Go All The Way To Indianapolis For TreatmentWhy are so many critically ill children in Northwest Indiana having to be driven hours to see the specialists they need to survive? CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Republican Illinois State Sen. Darren Bailey Announces Run For GovernorIllinois state Sen. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) launched a campaign for governor Monday.
New Push To Reopen Illinois Unemployment Offices, Closed For Nearly A YearAn advocate told lawmakers just last week the doors should not still be shut at Illinois Unemployment offices. CBS 2’s Tara Molina continues on her months-long crusade to get a simple question answered – what’s taking so long?
Fire Breaks Out In House In Morgan ParkA fire ripped through a house in the Morgan Park neighborhood Monday night.