City Hall, Police Union Not Backing Down In Fight Over COVID-19 Vaccine MandateThe vaccine mandate showdown continues between City Hall and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
AT&T Goes On Billing Elmhurst Customers As They Were Without Phone Service In Nearly 3 MonthsSenior citizens in an Elmhurst neighborhood were left frustrated and concerned, because their AT&T landlines were down for nearly three months, yet the company went on sending out bills despite no service. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas fought for answers.
Unemployment Claimants Say New IDES Verification System Is Locking Them OutA new additional security system designed to prevent unemployment fraud is causing new problems for many claimants. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
3 Dead, 2 In Critical Condition In Overnight Shooting In KenoshaThree people are dead and two others critically injured after a domestic-related mass shooting Tuesday night in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Police believe the shooter is among the dead.
Chicago Police Vaccine Showdown Returns To CourtThe vaccine mandate showdown between the city of Chicago and the Fraternal Order of Police returns to court, as the police union is asking a Cook County judge hearing the city’s lawsuit against FOP to recuse herself from the case. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Thieves Stole Man's Identity To Get Rental Cars, And He Keeps Getting Socked With The BillsCriminals nationwide are stealing victims' identities and using those to rent cars. These rentals are then stolen, sold, and shipped overseas, or used here to commit other crimes locally. In either case, the identity theft victim is left to clean up the mess. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini talked with one man, Brandon Mayes, who has been a repeated victim of this crime since 2019.
Portage Park Woman Says Her Block Has Been Left In The DarkA Portage Park woman has been trying to get her old streetlights back up and running for months. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
West Town Pizzeria Owner Couldn't Open This Past Weekend Due To Labor ShortageMany business owners say finding new employees is harder than it has ever been, and economists say there is no sign of that changing anytime soon. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Special Ceremony Honors Murdered Chase Bank Worker Jessica VilaythongLast month, River North bank teller Jessica Vilaythong died after being stabbed on the job. On Tuesday night, family and friends kept Vilaythong’s name alive through tradition and faith. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Garfield Park Little League Coaches Say State Bureaucracy Is Standing In The Way Of Renovating FieldLittle League baseball on Chicago's West Side is more than a game – it’s a safe place with strong adult role models. But as CBS 2's Jim Williams reports, the coaches of a league in Garfield Park say their efforts are being hampered by the state government bureaucracy.
Bond Denied For Suspect In Shooting Of Chicago Police Officer In Lincoln ParkProsecutors say Javon McPherson of Elgin kidnapped a woman before he shot the officer in a shopping center at North and Sheffield avenues. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Elgin Man Charged With Shooting Chicago Police Officer In Lincoln Park Shopping Center Parking Lot“You will die” – that was the message captured on police body camera moments before a 23-year-old Elgin man shot a Chicago Police officer in the face, prosecutors said. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Bashful Chance The Rapper Mum On Where He'll Get His Chicago Sky TattooWhile Chance the Rapper certainly isn’t shy about his Chicago Sky fandom, he’s a bit more bashful about revealing where he’ll put the tattoo he promised to get to celebrate the team’s WNBA title.
Indiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit Over Harassing RobocallsHow many times have you heard your phone ring or felt it vibrate, only to discover it was an annoying robocall? If the answer is too many, you’re not alone. As CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports, the Indiana Attorney General has filed a lawsuit over the matter.
If CPD Officers Are Stripped Of Powers For Not Reporting Vaccination, What Could Be Impact On Public Safety?The Chicago Police Department late Monday was still tabulating how many officers have been stripped of their police powers because they did not report their COVID-19 vaccination status to the city. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
CPD Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Face; Suspect In CustodyThe officer was shot after responding to a confrontation at the Ulta store at the shopping center North and Sheffield avenues Monday afternoon. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Lincoln ParkThe officer returned to the Near North District police station in his hospital gown before heading home.
Parade, Rally For Chicago Sky Coming TuesdayCBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports on the preparations to honor the WNBA champions.
Magnificent Mile: More Trouble For Area That Was Once A Crown Jewel Of American RetailChicago Police have issued a formal warning after continued robberies on and around the city’s Magnificent Mile, at a time when stores continue to leave while others fight to stay in business after big pandemic hits. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports that retail leaders say the problem is so bad, that new business is hesitant to move in.
More Than A Third Of Chicago Police Staff Missed COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting DeadlineFriday night was the deadline for all city workers to inform the city of their vaccination status, or face the prospect of being placed on “no pay” status. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Chicago Police Officer Shot In Face In Lincoln Park After Responding To 911 CallPolice said the suspect shot an officer who was responding to a call at the Ulta beauty store in the shopping center at North and Sheffield avenues. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
City To Celebrate Chicago Sky WNBA Championship In Millennium Park TuesdayChicago will celebrate the Sky's WNBA Championship win Tuesday with a parade from Wintrust Arena to downtown, and a rally in Millennium Park. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Doctor Says Colin Powell's Death Should Not Deter Anyone From Getting VaccinatedFormer Secretary of State Colin Powell died Monday due to complications from COVID-19, amid an ongoing battle with cancer. He was fully vaccinated but with several health issues. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
CPD Officer Shot In Lincoln Park After Confrontation At Ulta Beauty StoreCBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports from the scene at North and Sheffield avenues.