Thieves have been using master keys to steal mail and police have been tracking them for months – yet it’s still happening. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
How Are Thieves Getting Access To Master Keys Assigned To Mail Carriers?Thieves have been using master keys to steal mail and police have been tracking them for months – yet it’s still happening. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Data Show More Than 100 Carjackings In Austin Community This Year, Just 5 Not Far Away In HermosaWith just over two months left in the calendar year, CBS 2’s Chris Tye breaks down the patterns and geography of a crime whose numbers are soaring.
Water Issues, Boil Order Persist In Dixmoor As Blame Game Erupts With HarveyWater issues continued Tuesday in south suburban Dixmoor, where residents have been struggling with low pressure and have been under a boil order for 11 days now. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Chicago Carjackings: A Breakdown By CommunityThe Austin community has seen far and away the most carjackings in the city this year. CBS 2’s Chris Tye reports.
Dozens Of Officers Rally Outside CPD Headquarters, Protesting City's Vaccine MandateDozens of officers rallied outside Chicago Police Headquarters on Tuesday, saying they are ready to go on no-pay status after refusing to report their vaccination status as part of the vaccine mandate for all city workers. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Death Of Illinois State University Grad Student Jelani Day Ruled A DrowningThe LaSalle County Coroner’s office announced Monday that Illinois State University student Jelani Day’s death was a drowning. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Two Blocks Of Oakley Avenue In Gage Park Have Been Crumbling For YearsThe road is crumbling along the 5500 and 5600 blocks of South Oakley Avenue, and there are craters everywhere. And this isn’t new. As CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, residents told us nothing changed – until now.
Tenants Say They're Being Threatened With Water Shutoff Over Landlord's Debt In RiverdaleA building owner in south suburban Riverdale owes the village thousands of dollars, and now, the village may be going after the building’s tenants – with plans to shut off their water Wednesday because of their landlord’s mistake. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Some City Workers Rally, Urge Aldermen To Repeal Mayor's Vaccine Mandate For City WorkersThe head of the union representing rank-and-file Chicago police officers urged aldermen on Monday to repeal Mayor Lori Lightfoot's vaccine requirement for all city workers, warning those who refuse to challenge the mayor's mandate "we are coming for every one of your damn seats" in the next election. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Ordinance To Repeal Vaccine Mandate For City Workers Introduced At City CouncilDozens of Chicago Police officers and other city workers rallied outside City Hall ahead of Monday’s City Council meeting, urging aldermen to support an ordinance that would repeal Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s vaccine mandate. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Man, Woman Shot In Car That Goes On To Crash Into Second Car, Building In Humboldt ParkCBS 2's Steven Graves talked to a manager at a Popeye's at Chicago and Kedzie avenues who stepped in to help a woman who was shot and bleeding. A child was also in the car.
Kenosha County Sheriff's K-9 Riggs Gets Hero's Reception As He Leaves Veterinary HospitalRiggs was shot during a showdown with a suspect who has also been connected to two homicides on Chicago's Northwest Side. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Car Crashes Into Building In Humboldt Park After Man And Woman Are ShotA child was in the car with the man and woman at the time and was not injured, but was shaken up. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Water Pressure Improves For Some Dixmoor ResidentsThey have anxiously awaited this moment for a week. People in south Suburban Dixmoor finally have close to normal water pressure, allowing them to shower and wash dishes after more than a week with insufficient water pressure. CBS 2’s Steven Graves reports.
Metra Train Hits Chicago Police Car In Melrose ParkAn off-duty Chicago police officer was injured Saturday evening when Metra train hit an unmarked CPD vehicle at a crossing in west suburban Melrose Park.
CPD's 'Carve With A Cop' Brings Children, Officers TogetherThe Chicago Police Department’s “Carve with a Cop” event on Saturday brought officers and kids together to create Jack-o-lanterns for Halloween
DEA, Cook County Sheriff's Office Hold Prescription Drug Takeback DayThe Drug Enforcement Agency and the Cook County Sheriff's office hosted a prescription drug take back event Saturday at the Ogilvie Transportation Center for National Drug Take Back Day.
People, Pets Get Vaccinations At Community Event In PilsenDogs and cats could join their humans in getting vaccinated at the Community People and Pet Days event Saturday morning in Pilsen.
Some Dixmoor Residents Have Normal Water Pressure; More Work To Be DoneFor the first time in a week, people in south suburban Dixmoor are close to having normal water pressure. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports it's only a temporary fix, meaning there's more work ahead to fix the village's water woes.
Carjacking Ends In Crash, FireA carjacking overnight in Belmont Cragin ended in a fiery crash in Hanson Park, after the victim tried to chase the carjackers. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas has details on the dangerous and frightening chain of events.
Suburban Cafeteria Worker's Lunch Break Videos Turn Her Into TikTok StarA suburban cafeteria worker spends her lunch break making videos of what’s on the menu for students. Apparently people like to watch from all around the world. Morning Insider Lauren Victory introduces us to local TikTok star with millions of followers and counting.
Dozens Of Firefighters, Water Department Staff Sue City Over Vaccine MandateThe city of Chicago is facing yet another lawsuit over its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for city workers, as dozens of firefighters and water department workers are asking a federal judge to block the mandate. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Obama Center Holds Real Promise, And Woodlawn Residents Want A Piece Of That PromiseWork is already underway at the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, but some residents of the surrounding Woodlawn neighborhood hope to turn around their community long before construction is completed. CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra has the story.
Constituent Says She And Others Were Kicked Out Virtual Meeting With Embattled Ald. Jim GardinerEmbattled Northwest Side Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) is not only refusing to answer tough questions from constituents about his conduct – he is once again kicking them out of public meetings. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.