Vista Tower Gets New Name: The St. Regis ChicagoChicago's newest skyscraper is getting a new name. Vista Tower, the third-tallest building in Chicago, is being rebranded as The St. Regis Chicago, after the owners signed an agreement with St. Regis Hotels & Resorts to manage a 191-room luxury hotel.
Rainy Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Dragging Police Officer From CarA 25-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder, after police said he dragged an officer from his car while fleeing a traffic stop Monday night near the 95th Street CTA Red Line terminal.
Airports Remain Busy With Thanksgiving Travel Despite Warnings From Health OfficialsAirports have been very busy the past few days with Thanksgiving travel, but Wednesday and Sunday are expected to be the busiest travel days.
Mayor Discusses City's Plan To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Once ApprovedWith the first COVID-19 vaccine in line for emergency FDA authorization as soon as early December, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health outlined plans for how the city would begin distributing the treatment.
Multiple Crashes Reported On Dan Ryan Expressway As Slick Conditions ContinueIllinois State Police have reported four crashes, between 1:30 and 3 a.m. Wednesday, on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
McKinley Statue Vandalized In McKinley Park OvernightVandals tried to pull down a statue of former President William McKinley with a rope overnight.
Warrenville Photographer Sets Up Backyard Venue For Socially-Distanced Visits With SantaNot even Santa Claus is immune to coronavirus.
On-Demand Contactless Car Repairs Gaining Popularity During PandemicCBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory takes us inside another contactless trend that’s growing during the pandemic.
Airports Busy As People Travel Despite Warnings From Health OfficialsDespite warnings from health officials, holiday travel is happening and airports are busy.
Chicago Weather: Foggy And Wet OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather Forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.
Many Seniors Will Be Alone This Thanksgiving, But Volunteers Step Up To Make Sure They Get A MealWith such high coronavirus case counts, the most vulnerable age group – seniors – will carry the burden of the pandemic this Thanksgiving. But while they may be alone, CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports volunteers are stepping in to make sure they get a meal.
Family Goes Extra Mile To Stay Safe With College Student Home For ThanksgivingWith a COVID-19 surge going on, families have been put in awkward positions families to quarantine and stay safe – while also seeing their loved ones this Thanksgiving. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry has a look at one family’s extreme holiday tactics.
Woman Says Roofing Contractor Took Her Money And Ran, And She's Not AloneA woman says she paid a contractor thousands of dollars to fix her leaky and damaged roof, but after doing some demolition work, he was gone. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas went on the hunt and discovered a trail of lies.
People Performing Sex Acts Find Way Into Plainfield Middle School Zoom ClassStudents on remote learning in Plainfield ended up seeing porn recently – and in this case, the Zoom call wasn’t hacked. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Cook County Judicial Candidate Says Vote Totals Changed After Deadline To Make Him LoseA man who ran for judge in Cook County claims thousands of ballots mysteriously materialized after the Nov. 17 deadline to count them, and it cost him the race. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Federal Officials Reveal Plan To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine After ApprovalWith Food and Drug Administration approval on the horizon, we're learning how quickly Chicago may see its first shipments of a coronavirus vaccine. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Growing Concerns Mount Over Evolving Unemployment ScamsScammers are stealing information to withdraw state unemployment dollars under your name. CBS 2’s Chris Tye discovered how this scam is evolving, and why promises made by the State of Illinois have some victims concerned about how this might impact their taxes.
Chicago Weather: Cold Rain Continues Tonight, Mild And Dry By ThanksgivingCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest 7-day forecast.
Police Report Gives New Insight Into Domestic Incident At Former CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson's HomeThe official police report from a domestic incident at former CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson’s home in Bridgeport last month indicates his wife claimed he had "battered" her three previous times, but she never reported the incidents.
Cook County Courts Go Virtual As COVID Cases RiseCook County's court system is going virtual as much as possible, in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Northwestern University Develops COVID-19 Detection Using A.I.It could be a game-changer; a COVID-19 test that's cheaper and faster than the rest. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports it's artificial intelligence making the diagnosis. The technology is called Deep COVID-XR.
Federal Officials Reveal Plan To Distribute Vaccine After ApprovalAn ambitious timeline has been set up to get out a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. While tight, experts tell CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey the timeline is possible.
Chicago Police Officer Found Dead At His South Side HomeA Chicago police officer was found dead late Tuesday morning, during a well-being check at his home in the West Chesterfield neighborhood on the South Side, sources said. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.