Shooting On CTA Bus
A CTA bus driver jumped out of his window when a gunman opened fire on the bus late Tuesday night on the South Side.

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Bond Hearing Set For A.J. Freund's Parents, Charged With His MurderOne week after reporting their 5-year-old son missing, the parents of A.J. Freund are due to appear in court Thursday to face charges they killed the Crystal Lake boy and buried him in a shallow grave near Woodstock. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
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Indiana School Bus LawNew legislation seeks to suspend drivers licenses and increase fines for drivers who pass a stopped school bus.
Ashes Found, Returned To FamilyA man found ashes in a South Side home and returned them to the deceased man's brother.
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19th Century Buildings Spared From DemolitionIt looked like a piece of Chicago’s past was destined for the wrecking ball, but a new historic landmark declaration is likely to save a number of Near North Side row houses built in the late 19th century. What might not have been saved is millions of dollars in investments. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Construction Worker Struck In Kennedy Expressway CrashA construction worker was struck on the Kennedy Expressway overnight, when a car barreled into a construction site near O’Hare International Airport. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Osundairo Brothers Sue Smollett's Lawyers For DefamationOla and Abel Osundairo, the brothers who were involved in the alleged hoax attack on Jussie Smollett, are suing two of the "Empire" actor's attorneys for defamation, accusing Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian of falsely accusing them of an actual hate crime. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Crystal Lake Police Release 911 Call from A.J. Freund's FatherThe 5-year-old has been missing since last week.
Foxx Recuses Herself From Activist's Criminal CaseCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has agreed to recuse herself from Jedediah Brown's case, after a photo surfaced of the two posing for a selfie on Facebook, and they appeared together at a press event earlier this month. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
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Lawmaker Seeks To Change Law That Might Bar Former Felon From School Board SeatEveryone deserves a second chance; that’s the message from a Chicago lawmaker, after seeing a 2 Investigators story about a convicted felon who just won election to a suburban school board.
CPS Changing Gifted Students PolicySchool officials are meeting this week to discuss changes.
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Mother Of Missing Crystal Lake Boy Asking To Regain Custody Of Younger SonAs Crystal Lake Police continue to investigate the disappearance of 5-year-old Andrew “A.J.” Freund, his mother will be in court in an effort to regain custody of her younger son, Parker. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
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Cop Pulls Teen Over, Gives Him A Ride To Job InterviewA Cahokia police officer put compassion and community policing on full display while on duty last week, when he offered a teen a ride to his job interview, rather than giving him a ticket for driving a car with expired plates and a damaged window.

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