CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey spent the last two days in court, tracking who has been released amid the coronavirus pandemic. She reported Wednesday that judges are in a very difficult position.
Inmates Fight To Be Released At Cook County JailCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey spent the last two days in court, tracking who has been released amid the coronavirus pandemic. She reported Wednesday that judges are in a very difficult position.
Small Businesses Can Begin Applying For Federal Paycheck Protection Program Loans FridayThe federal Paycheck Protection Program offers loans and will forgive them if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities.
Chicago Weather: Poor Visibility In The MorningCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for April 1, 2020.
Should People Be Wearing Masks Out In Public During the COVID-19 Crisis?CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what health experts are saying about using and not using a mask when out and about during the COVID-19 crisis.
Concerns grow Over How State Facility In Kankakee Is Handling OutbreakA state-run home in Kankakee has 12 cases of COVID-19, and for those who work at the facility, concern over how the place is being run is making them nervous.
Illinois Attorney General's Office Flooded With Price-Gouging ComplaintsFrom Chicago to Lombard to Shorewood to Lockport and everywhere in between, price-gouging complaints are still flowing in amid the coronavirus crisis. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Plastic Shield Developed For First Responders Who Are Fighting COVID-19CBS 2's Steven Graves reports a local company has developed a protective plastic shield that first responders can use as they treat people who are suspected of having COVID-19.
Should You Be Wearing A Mask Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak?CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports that officials warn it may give people a false sense of security against the deadly coronavirus.
Mayor Lightfoot On COVID-19 Relief EffortsDuring her regular COVID-19 crisis update, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot listed a number of programs and services designed to provide some financial relief for people during the coronavirus pandemic and those who have to stay at home.
Nausea, Diarrhea Are Symptoms Of COVID-19 For Some PatientsYou know about the fevers and coughing, but how about nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting? Those are some newly discovered symptoms of the novel coronavirus, seen in patients with mild cases of COVID-19 in China. Dr. Darren Brenner, a gastroenterologist at Northwestern, reviewed the findings of the study.
COVID-19 Outbreak Disrupting Census CountToday is Census Day, and Cook County officials are reminding people why it’s more important than ever to make sure you are counted. With representation in Congress and billions of dollars of federal funding on the line, Cook County worries some communities could be hurt.
1 Dead After Crash Involving CTA Bus, Car In West EnglewoodAccording to fire officials, the driver of the car died at the scene at 69th and Ashland in the West Englewood neighborhood. There is damage to Fat Albert's Restaurant at the crash site.
Which Blackhawks Teammate Would Jonathan Toews Most And Least Want To Be Stuck In Quarantine With?Like every other league, the NHL season is on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Blackhawks players are staying home like everyone else in Illinois.
Chicago Fire Defender Jonathan Bornstein Working Out With DaughtersWhen the Chicago Fire FC's season came to a halt after two games, defender Jonathan Bornstein decided to enlist his daughters to help him stay in shape.
Chicago Man Stuck In Peru For Weeks Amid COVID-19 PandemicA business owner and father of two, Rios, has been trying to get back home for weeks. The COVID-19 outbreak has made the two hour ride to the airport and flight to Chicago a difficult journey.
Chicago Homeless Population Living In Encampments At Risk For COVID-19One of the city's most vulnerable populations hasn't had the option of social distancing.
'You Deserve To Be Happy': Pharmacist Brings Positivity To Lawndale With MuralDuring the desolate days of quarantine, neglected parts of Chicago seem even more beat up. Omar Alfaro knew he needed to mix it up.
'Front Steps Project' Documenting Families Outside Their Homes While Helping Local Food BanksHow will you remember this moment in time, when we were all quarantined at home, together?
Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, HelloBaby Play Center Turns To Virtual Shows For KidsThe nonprofit is sharing at-home arts and crafts, and other ideas for parents and kids at home.
1 Dead After Crash Involving CTA Bus, Car In West EnglewoodPolice are investigating a fatal crash involving a CTA bus and another vehicle.
Housing Groups To Hold Virtual Town Hall; Asking For A Rent Collection FreezeTenant's rights groups and public officials will hold a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday as they ask for a rent collection freeze.
CTA Bus Driver Attacked, Causing Bus To Swerve Onto SidewalkAccording to police, the CTA bus was stopped when a man got on and started beating the driver. The man ran off with the driver's cell phone.
Virtual Pet Adoptions Catch On During Stay-At-Home PeriodLocal shelters are seeing more and more interest in fostering and adopting pets. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Source Says 3 Finalists In Place To Head Chicago Police DepartmentAurora Police Chief Kirsten Ziman, current Deputy Chief Ernest Cato, and former Dallas Police Chief David Brown are the finalists, sources say.