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Pritzker Donates $5M To Ballot InitiativeGov. J.B. Pritzker has made a major donation to an initiative for a graduated income tax. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Park District Truck Ends Up In LakeThe Park District crew escaped just in time as they lost control of the truck near the Oak Street Beach.
Robbins Police Car Stolen, Ends Up CrashingTwo girls are accused of taking the car from a McDonald's parking lot. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Video Shows UIC Student's Accused KillerSurveillance video shows Donald Thurman, the accused killer of Ruth George, at a Blue Line stop.
Two Park District Workers Jump Out Before Truck Plunges Into Lake MichiganTwo Chicago Park District workers were spreading salt on the icy Lakefront Trail on Wednesday morning, when their truck started slipping. They were able to get out safely before the truck went into Lake Michigan.
Finance Committee OKs $1.2 Million Settlement In Death Of Man In Police CustodyThe City Council Finance Committee has approved paying out $1.2 million to the family of a man who died while police were arresting him in July 2015.
Chicago Park District Truck Slides In Lake Michigan Near Oak Street BeachA Chicago Park District truck slid off the Lake Shore Drive bike path into Lake Michigan near Oak Street Beach just before 7:15 a.m.
Video Captures Truck Sliding Into Lake MichiganNest camera video from a condo on Lake Shore Drive captures the truck sliding into the water.
School Board To Vote On Plan To Close Chicago Virtual Charter SchoolThe hammer is expected to come down hard on embattled Chicago Virtual Charter School on Wednesday. Parents are bracing for a Chicago Board of Education vote to shut the school down, but are hoping a petition will convince the school board to keep it open.
Inmates With Jail Attack Records Still Transported with Other Inmates, Costing Tax Payers MoneyInmates with a record of jail attacks are repeatedly transported with other inmates, leading to fights that cost tax payers a lot of money in medical bills. CBS 2 is always investigating.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M. 12-11-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
First Legal Steps Coming To Clear Cook County Marijuana ConvictionsThe first steps to begin clearing marijuana convictions in Cook County starts today. State's Attorney Kim Foxx will personally file the first motions in court Wednesday.
Teen Shot While Inside Bedroom In Craigin HomeBullets smashed through the glass of a home, hitting an 18-year-old man who was inside a bedroom Tuesday night.
Woman Dead, Another Injured In Brainerd Apartment FireA deadly apartment fire broke out in the Brainerd neighborhood.
Three Men Arrested After Shots Fired During Police Chase In Jackson ParkPolice said the chase started after officers tried making a traffic stop in Jackson Park.  They called for backup and that's when things escalated.
Man Steals Charity Box From Wicker Park GroceryThe man was caught on video stealing the charity box right in front of the cashier. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Alderman Objects To Settlement For Man Who Died In CustodyHeriberto Godinez died in police custody in 2015. A City Council committee has proposed a settlement, but Ald. Raymond Lopez objects and says Godinez was a 'gangbanger.' CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Interim Police Supt. Beck To Stop Merit PromotionsThe interim police superintendent says he also recommends that his successor refrain from the practice
Good Samaritan Stops Attack Near UICFrank Derango rushed into action when he heard a woman screaming on Flournoy Street. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Blowing Through Stop Signs In KenwoodCBS 2's Steven Graves talks to residents in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood about reckless drivers who disobey stop signs. The fear is that one day, someone is going to get killed.
Woman Had Gun In Car Seat, Police SayWill County Sheriff's police say Nicole Horton was found with a stolen AR-15 and another gun in a car seat that was being used by a 3-year-old.
Zion School Principal Charged With Sex AssaultThe allegations against Curtiss Tolefree Jr. go back years to when he was working in Kenosha, Wisconsin. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Man, 77, In ICU After Morton Grove Hit-And-RunGerson 'Gig' Gluck was struck two days before Thanksgiving and his condition has been getting worse. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Will Weed Sales Be Equal For All?CBS 2's Vince Gerasole explains the concept of Social Equity, to help would-be recreational marijuana sellers in minority communities have access to licenses. But not everyone will be able to benefit from the program.

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