Lollapalooza wrapped up Sunday night without one of its headliners. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby should have been ending his set right about 10 p.m. Instead, the festival nixed the headliner the latest backlash over his homophobic comments last week. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
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Lollapalooza Ends With DaBaby Nixed From Lineup Over Homophobic CommentsLollapalooza wrapped up Sunday night without one of its headliners. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby should have been ending his set right about 10 p.m. Instead, the festival nixed the headliner the latest backlash over his homophobic comments last week. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic RemarksOn this final day of Lollapalooza Sunday, a headliner was nixed. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby will not be performing after backlash from homophobic remarks he made at another festival. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Reassurance, Caution From City Officials As COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases RiseMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady repeatedly emphasized that the most important action anyone can take is to get vaccinated. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
XS Tennis Summer Bash Hosts Free COVID-19 Vaccination Event With ConcertTo increase Chicago's vaccine numbers, the XS Tennis Summer Bash is hosting a free vaccination event near 53rd and State Street Sunday. Free shots will be given out from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Anyone who gets one gets a $25 gift card. The event comes with a concert featuring the Soul Children Choir of Chicago. They will perform with Walt Whitman, Jason Warrior and Sa'Rayah.
1 Killed, 3 Injured In Englewood CrashOne woman is dead and three others are injured after a crash in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood Saturday night at 73rd and Racine. Police say around 10:45 p.m. the three women were in a blakc nissan when it collided with a white Kia. One of the women was thrown from the vehicle and died at the hosiptal. The other two women and the driver of the other vehicle were hospitalized with serious injuries. Police are investigating. No one has been cited.
Three Shot While Standing On Porch On West SideThree people were shot while standing on a porch on Chicago's West Side late Saturday evening.
What Caught My Eye Aug. 1, 2021CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot and Ed Curran share the photos that caught their eyes this week.
As Lollapalooza Ends, Concerns About The Spread Of The COVID-19 Delta Variant BeginSunday is the last day for Lollapalooza, but it's only the beginning of Chicago's concern over the contagious Delta variant.
Chicago Weather: August Starts On The Cooler SideCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 7 a.m. forecast for Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.
Rising Concerns About COVID As Sun Sets On LollapaloozaA mask mandate for indoor spaces was in effect Saturday at Lollapalooza amid rising COVID cases brought on by the dangerous Delta variant. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
On Third Day Of Lollapalooza, Concertgoers Advised To Bring MasksSaturday was the third day for the Lollapalooza festival in Grant Park, and this time, a recommendation to bring a mask came alongside the music. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
COVID-19 Testing Returns Alongside Vaccination At 2 New Chicago Area SitesTwo sites that offer free COVID testing and vaccinations opened in the Chicago area on Saturday – in yet another symptom of the Delta variant. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
O'Hare International Airport Opens Display Honoring Aviation Achievements Of Bessie ColemanChicago is honoring the achievements of one historic woman whose dreams took flight more than 100 years ago.
Two Surviving Piping Plover Chicks Named By Chicago Bird LoversThe newest additions to a popular bird family now have names. Piping Plovers Monty and Rose had chicks earlier this month, and during a ceremony Friday afternoon bird lovers named them Imani and Siewka. Imani means faith in Swahili. The name reflects tfaith the birds will no longer be endangered. Siweka is Polish for plover and a nod to Chicago's large Polish community.
Ed's Driveway: Ford BroncoThe Ford Bronco is a legendary name, and now the brand new Bronco has arrived.
Aurora Holds 'Back The Vax' Music Festival To Encourage COVID-19 VaccinationSuburban Aurora is hoping to get young people vaccinated by throwing them a concert Saturday. The Back the Vax Music Festival is coming to Water Street Mall at Aurora's City Hall from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. The downtown concert will feature music from a number of live minority artists who will be joined by healthcare workers giving out free doses of the coronavirus vaccine to anyone who wants one. Admission is free.
3 People Shot In North AustinThree people are in critical condition after they were shot in Chicago's North Austin neighborhood early Saturday morning.
Art Institute Of Chicago Now Requiring Masks For All VisitorsStarting Saturday the Art Institute of Chicago will require all museum visitors to wear a mask -- vaccinated or unvaccinated. The Institute is encouraging physical distancing and using virtual lines. For special exhibitions, the museum has implemented a virtual line system, which requires guests to scan a QR code and wait in a qeue ahead of entry.
Chicago Department Of Public Health Recommends Masks Inside Public Places AgainThe Chicago Department of Public Health and surrounding counties are recommending anyone over the age of two wear a mask inside public places because of the new Delta variant of COVID-19.
Lollapalooza Now Requiring Masks In Tents And Indoors For All AttendeesThe concern is not just in Chicago, but for all of these music lovers bringing COVID-19 back to their hometowns, where in many cases the vaccination rates are much lower.
Sprinkler System Floods Skokie Apartment Building While Dousing A FirePeople in one Skokie residential building are dealing with the aftermath of a fire that has left them in the dark.
4 People Shot When Gunman Opens Fire At Crowd In Jackson ParkAnother mass shooting struck Chicago when four people were hit by bullets in Jackson Park, just east of Woodlawn.
Chicago Weather: Cooler Weekend AheadCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 5 a.m. forecast for Saturday, July 31, 2021.
Community Leaders Try To Find Home For Mural Dedicated To Murdered Young ActivistNow a group of young activists is desperately trying to find a space to hang a mural to a murdered friend.