A view from a distance shows moving lights heading across the 41st Street pedestrian bridge They are actually motorcycles taking over, and as CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports, neighbors are not pleased.
Residents Alarmed As Motorcyclists Keep Taking Over 41st Street Pedestrian Bridge Over Lake Shore DriveA view from a distance shows moving lights heading across the 41st Street pedestrian bridge They are actually motorcycles taking over, and as CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports, neighbors are not pleased.
With So Many Mass Shootings In Chicago, Pastor Worries That Chicagoans Are Becoming NumbEarly Tuesday morning, eight people were shot in one house in the Englewood community, and four of them died. It was the third mass shooting in two weeks in Chicago, and as CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports, there are concerns that Chicago might be becoming numb to this type of violence.
Female Lake County Courthouse Employees Claim Security Ordered Them To Partially DisrobeWomen have reportedly been told to remove their blouses while going through metal detectors at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan, in what has been called a breakdown in security screening protocol. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Evacuees From Area Near Burning Rockton Chemical Plant Will Be Away From Home Another NightA low level of hydrogen cyanide was found around the Chemtool plant that went up in massive flames on Monday, and the structure may continue to burn for a week. CBS 2's Brandon Merano reports.
Coach Ernest Radcliffe Guides Young Men To Productive Lives Through SportsCoach Ernest Radcliffe has guided thousands of young men to productive lives through sports, and on Tuesday, he and his team celebrated 12 baseball players who are getting college scholarships. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Special Foam Being Used To Fight Ongoing Fire At Rockton Chemical PlantA blanket of foam coating covered what was left of a chemical plant in Rockton, Illinois on Tuesday – a day after a massive fire broke out. CBS 2's Brandon Merano reports.
Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton Could Burn For Several DaysA fire at a chemical plant in Rockton, Illinois, near the Wisconsin border, is still burning, and the fire chief said it could take more than a week to completely burn out.
Woman, 21, Found Dead Of Gunshot Wound In Bronzeville AlleyA woman was shot and killed Tuesday morning in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton: The Latest From The SceneCBS 2's Jermont Terry is live as the fire continues to spread black smoke and evacuation orders remain in place.
Chicago’s Speed Cameras Churn Out Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tickets After Rule ChangeChicago's speed cameras churned out hundreds of thousands of violations in the month after the city dropped the threshold for automated ticketing from 10 miles per hour over the speed limit to just six, data show. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
Uber And Lyft Putting Safety Measures In Place, But It Is Enough For Drivers To Return To Work?We are digging deeper into a growing problem in the city – rideshare drivers violently attacked by their own passengers. Uber and Lyft said they are rolling out new security improvements. But CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey asked – is it enough to get drivers back behind the wheel?
Concerns Persist About Smoke As Rockton Chemical Plant Continues To Burn After DarkA total of 1,500 people had to be evacuated after the explosion and fire at the Chemtool plant in Rockton, and it could go on burning for days. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Youth Development Coach Martin Murff Named In Federal Indictment As Top Vice Lords Gang LeaderMartin Murff spent years working with kids to stop violence in Chicago, and was thought to be part of the solution. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Monday night, federal prosecutors in Michigan now say he is a huge part of the problem.
The Mom Project Works For Women After Loss Of A Generation Of Job Gains Due To COVID-19 PandemicChoosing between a job and family is a decision the COVID-19 pandemic forced many working moms to make. With two out of five jobs lost to COVID-19 yet to return, women lost an entire generation of job gains. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Chicago Police Days Of Canceled, 12 Hour Shifts Required For Father's Day WeekendExtra police presence throughout the city this holiday weekend will come through 12-hour shifts and days off canceled.
Fire Rages On At Chemtool Plant In Rockton, Illinois; Those Within 3 Miles Told To Wear Masks OutsideThere was concern late Monday about the chemicals that are housed in the burning facility in Winnebago County. CBS 2's Brandon Merano reports.
Chicago Weather: Dry And Not As HotCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 5 p.m. forecast for Monday, June 14, 2021.
Crowds And Chaos Ruin Many People's Weekend Experience At Six Flags Great AmericaCrowds and chaos – that is how many people described their visit to Six Flags Great America as it reopened to full capacity this weekend. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Fire At Rockton Chemical Plant Could Burn For DaysAuthorities are allowing a massive chemical plant fire in Rockton, Illinois, burn itself out, which could take several days, rather than risk chemical runoff spilling into the nearby Rock River. CBS 2's Brandon Merano reports, and Meteorologist Robb Ellis explains how the smoke can even be ssen on weather radar.
At Least 47 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, 3 FatallyIt was yet another weekend of gun violence in Chicago, with dozens of people shot during the city's first weekend of being fully reopen. The victims included several teenagers. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chemical Plant Fire Prompts Evacuations In Rockton, IllinoisAuthorities have issued a mandatory evacuation order for people who live near the scene of an explosion and large industrial fire in Rockton, Illinois, near the Wisconsin border.
Three People Have Fallen Victim To Fender Bender Ruse Carjackings In Chicago Over Two WeekendsIn two weekends, at least three people have fallen victim to the same tactic, in which carjackers rear-end a driver and then attack after the driver pulls over with the intention of exchanging information. As CBS 2's Steven Graves reports, the latest incident happened early Sunday morning in the Fulton River District.
Worshipers Joyfully Return To Church In Person With COVID-19 Capacity Restrictions LiftedOver the last year, we have seen restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic close everything from businesses to churches. But this weekend, as CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reports, many of those same churches welcomed new and returning faces for the first time since last March.
Woman Carjacked After Fender Bender In Fulton River DistrictRecent carjackings in Chicago have been following a similar and alarming pattern, including one this weekend in which a woman was attacked outside a grocery store in the Fulton River District. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.