Mayor Lori Lightfoot In D.C. Wednesday to Secure Funds For Chicago InfrastructureMayor Lori Lightfoot is in D.C. Wednesday to secure infrastructure funds for the city.
Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban BeginsThe city's winter overnight parking ban began Wednesday morning on 107 miles of main streets throughout the city. According to CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe, cars are already being towed.
Warmup Underway; Showers Possible Wednesday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Wednesday Morning ShowerCBS 2 Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.
At Marillac St. Vincent's Wellness Closet, Demand For Toiletries Is On The RiseCBS 2’s Marie Saavedra tells us about a new demand with which a local nonprofit needs help – and which involves things you may buy on a grocery trip that aren’t food.
'Dreadhead Cowboy' Sentenced To 90 Days In Jail For Contempt Of CourtActivist Adam Hollingsworth, known as the “Dreadhead Cowboy,” was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Tuesday, after repeatedly interrupting a Cook County judge during a hearing in his animal cruelty case.
City Council Expected To Vote On New Ward Map Wednesday, But Public Has Not Seen ItWednesday is the day the City Council is supposed to vote on a new ward map – but no one has seen it yet. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Families Of Astroworld Victims Reject Rapper's Offer To Pay For FuneralsThe families of two Naperville friends killed during the Astroworld stampede in Houston have rejected rapper Travis Scott’s offer to pay for funeral costs.
Police Officers Testify For Prosecution In Jussie Smollett TrialThe lead investigator and other Chicago Police officers testified at Jussie Smollett's trial on Tuesday, all saying they initially treated him as a victim -- but police later concluded the attack Smollett said happened to him was a hoax. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Three Killed, Eight Wounded In School Shooting In Oxford, MichiganThree students are dead, and several others are in critical condition, after police say a 15-year-old opened fire with a 9mm Sig Sauer at a high school in Southeast Michigan. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports.
CBS Chicago Cares Day Of Giving: American Red CrossToday was giving Tuesday, and as we have for so many years past, we're teaming up with the American Red Cross to help them continue the work they do every day in our community.
Crowds Line Up For Free Winter Coats In ChathamOne thing is for certain – you can’t survive Chicago winters without a warm winter coat.
Crews Spend All Night Fighting Round Lake Insulation Company FireA lot of firefighters near Round Lake did not get much sleep overnight Monday into Tuesday.
The Mission Of The Red Cross And The Importance Of GivingRed Cross of Illinois CEO Celena Roldan and CBS Chicago President and General Manager Jennifer Lyons join Brad and Irika to wrap up this Day of Giving at CBS 2.
Meet Janet Fulfs, A Red Cross Hero Who Helped Save A LifeJust this year, more than 150 Red Cross volunteers from the Illinois region answered the call for help out of state – responding to hurricanes and wildfires. Janet Fulfs deployed to Louisiana and California, where she helped save a woman’s life at a shelter. She joins CBS 2’s Chris Tye and Red Cross CEO Celena Roldan.
Communications Manager Holly Baker On Why The Work Of The Red Cross Never StopsThe Red Cross’ Holly Baker joins CBS 2’s Brad Edwards and Irika Sargent to talk about the organization’s ongoing mission, and her own recent deployment.
Blood Recipient Kristen Mill Reminds Us How Crucial Blood Donations To Organizations Like The Red Cross AreThe Red Cross specializes in really two currencies – love in the aftermath of loss, and blood - a scientific necessity to live. Kristen Mill knows about the need for blood all to well – as she is dependent on a stranger’s blood every week. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Fire Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt On What It Means For Her Son, Who Gave His Life, To Be A Red Cross HeroBlair Holt, 16, lost his life in 2007 while shielding a female classmate from gunfire when a gunman boarded a Chicago Transit Authority bus and began shooting. A year later, Blair posthumously received a Red Cross Heroes award for his selfless and heroic actions. His mother, Chicago Fire Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt, talked with CBS 2’s Chris Tye about what that award meant as a mom.
Bulls Surprise Kelly College Prep Girls' Basketball Team With TournamentThe Bulls surprised the girls’ basketball team Tuesday at Thomas Kelly College Prep in Brighton Park, with an afternoon tournament in the West Loop.
Man Whose Home Was Damaged By Tornado Doesn't Know Where He'd Be Without Red Cross' HelpRight here in our own backyard, dozens of families are still re-building after they were displaced by tornadoes this summer. CBS 2’s Steven Graves talked with one west suburban man who doesn't know where he would be, without the Red Cross' help.
Suspected Teen Carjackers Arrested After Police ChaseTwo teenage carjacking suspects were arrested in Englewood overnight Monday into Tuesday following a wild police chase.
Chicago Launches 'Test To Stay'CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports the city's school district will kick off a pilot program that starts in one unnamed school to test for COVID for students that consent to be tested.
Red Cross Hero Says The Recognition Helps Her Nonprofit Help ChicagoNext year marks the 20th anniversary of the Red Cross Heroes Breakfast, honoring those who've demonstrated heroism through extraordinary acts of courage. As past heroes will tell you, the recognition lasts a lifetime.
CVS Installs Time-Delay Safes At All Illinois Pharmacy LocationsWould-be thieves will now have a much harder time making a quick getaway at Illinois pharmacies. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.