Markham City Employees Under Scrutiny After Receiving Federal PPP LoansUp to 10 Markham municipal employees found themselves under the city’s radar Tuesday night. They all received federal tax dollars from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, and city leaders need to know why there is no record that any of those employees' businesses before now. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Joliet Police Officer Pinned During Traffic Stop; Officers Shot And Wound SuspectThe incident happened during a traffic stop in a Wendy's parking lot. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Woman, Two Children Killed When Freight Train Hits CarCBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports the victims are 37-year-old Shermika Herbert, 13-year-old Deyki Mitchell, and 11-year-old Deniya Brown. According to a statement, all three are members of the same family.
University of Chicago Students, Faculty Protest After Shooting That Killed Dennis Shaoxiong ZhengA crowd of gathered on the University of Chicago campus Tuesday, calling for new safety measures after a shooting that killed recent graduate Dennis Shaoxiong Zheng last week. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Jury In Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Sent Home For Night Without Reaching VerdictJurors in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial were sent home for the day after wrapping up their first day of deliberations without a verdict in his trial over shooting three people, killing two of them, in Kenosha last year. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Person Shot By Police In Joliet After Officer Is Pinned Between Two VehiclesThe incident happened in the parking lot of a Wendy's on Center Street.
CBS 2 Looks At 'Extremely Dangerous Job' Of Moving MoneyGunfire killed 47-year-old LaShonda Hearts, as she was doing what security experts call one of the most dangerous jobs. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Jury Deliberating In Kyle Rittenhouse Murder TrialFive men and seven women are now deciding Kyle Rittenhouse's fate. He faces five felony charges for shooting three men, killing two of them, during the civil unrest in Kenosha last year. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Police Officer Pinned During Traffic Stop; Suspect Shot And WoundedPolice shot and wounded a suspect who is accused of leaving an officer pinned between two vehicles in Joliet Tuesday afternoon.
FOP President John Catanzara Retires From Chicago Police Department, Says He Will Run For MayorThe head of the city's largest police union retired from the Chicago Police Department on Tuesday, a day after taking the hot seat at a disciplinary hearing that could have resulted in his firing.
Jury Deliberations Underway In Kyle Rittenhouse Murder TrialKyle Rittenhouse's fate is now in the hands of a jury, which began deliberations Tuesday morning, after hearing two weeks of testimony in his trial over shooting three people, killing two of them, in Kenosha last year.
West Town Community Coalition Seeking Transparency About CarjackingsThe West Town Community Coalition is asking Chicago and Cook County to be more transparent about how they are dealing with the public safety issue.
Zion Police, School District Spreading Holiday Cheer And Show Kids Another Side Of Officers With Annual 'Shop With A Cop' EventMorning Insider Tim McNicholas explains it's a chance to show kids another side of the police, while also spreading holiday cheer.
CDC Recalls Citterio Salame Sticks Linked To Salmonella OutbreakSo far, 31 people across the country, including four people in Illinois, have gotten sick from the snacks.
Smash And Grab Robbers Target Foot Locker In Hermosa; Clothes, Shoes StolenPolice said just before 3 a.m., four people jumped out of a black Jeep and broke a window at the store on North Avenue and Pulaski Road in Hermosa.
Car Crashes Into Bus Stop In South LoopA car driving on Wells Street ran a red light and crash into another car before crashing into a CTA stop at Michigan Avenue.
Burglars Steal 4 Cars, Box Of Keys From Used Car Dealership In Belmont CraginPolice said the offenders smashed a front window of the dealership on Cicero, near George Street, around 1:30 a.m.
Accused Serial Scammer Candace Clark Runs Into Phone Problems Again During Virtual Court HearingAccused serial scammer Candace Clark ran into yet another phone problem during a virtual court hearing on Monday.
Man Says He's Getting Runaround To Get Bloodwork Complete Due To Vaccine Mandate-Related Staffing CutsThere are COVID-19 vaccine mandates in place for area health care systems, but for a Palatine man, the rules are working against him. As CBS 2’s Tara Molina reports, the mandate is making it harder for Doug Stevenson to get simple lab work done.
Defense Tries Unsuccessfully To Get Rev. Jesse Jackson Removed From Ahmaud Arbery Murder TrialDefense lawyers did not want him there, but the Rev. Jesse Jackson was in court Monday for the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial.
FOP President John Catanzara Says He Will Retire From CPD, Run For MayorThe embattled head of Chicago's largest police union announced he'll retire from the Chicago Police Department, effective Tuesday, after taking the hot seat at a hearing that could have resulted in his termination from the force. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Armored Truck Guard Lashonda Hearts Killed, Partner Wounded In RobberyTwo armored car guards were shot Monday morning, and one of them was killed, during a robbery while they were loading an ATM in the West Chatham neighborhood. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.