A five-foot alligator eluded capture for several days last week in the lagoon at Humboldt Park, but after a gator expert from Florida was brought in with a new strategy for luring the critter out of hiding, the elusive gator was finally caught early Tuesday morning. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.

Latest Videos

Chicago Virtual Career Fair For Veterans Being Held Thursdayon Thursday, a Chicago virtual job fair will be held for transitioning military, veterans and military spouses.
As Airline Industry Loses $5 Billion A Month, Flight Attendants Fear Massive Furloughs Without Help From CongressFlight attendants across the country fear they'll land on the furlough list if Congress doesn't act by Thursday on proposals to extend financial support for the airline industry, to help pay for salaries and healthcare that's on the line for thousands of workers.
Man Stabbed On Green Line Train Near Roosevelt StationA man was stabbed on a CTA Green Line train early Wednesday morning. 
Water Main Break Causing Flooding In Bucktown Near Kennedy ExpresswayThe area near Marshfield Avenue and Cortland Street is flooded.
Landlord Says Towing Business Hasn't Paid Rent On Her Months, And She Can't Do Much About ItA South Side landlord says her tenants have not paid rent in months – in fact, they owed her thousands before COVID-19.
Rain Chances ReturnCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
Chicago's Museum Of Broadcast Communications Highlighting Tv's Impact On DebatesThe camera known for changing the election is on display at Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications. Also in the collection: a map showing the well-thought out flow of the first ever TV debate.
Chicago Police To Provide Update On Looting Task ForceAn update is coming Tuesday on the progress of the Chicago police Looting Task Force.  
Beloved Husband's Cremated Remains Got Lost In Mail, But Story Has A TwistA suburban family reached out to CBS 2 after shipping the remains of their beloved dad and husband through the mail.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Announce Violence Reduction Plan TuesdayThis plan comes hours after a woman was shot in the South Chicago neighborhood Monday night. 
Naperville Couple's 40th Anniversary Cruise Was Canceled Due To Pandemic, And Now They Can't Get A RefundThe pandemic prevented a 40th anniversary cruise from sailing for a suburban couple, and then the promised refund disappeared as well.
Cooler, Sunny Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
Ford Giving Out 185,000 Free MasksMore than 185,000 medical-grade masks will be distributed across the Chicago area on Monday.
Power Pole Dangerously Leaning Over Cars For Days, Neighbors Get Runaround From CityA power pole has tipped at a dangerous angle over a street in the Riverdale neighborhood, and neighbors have received the runaround from the city after calling to get it fixed.
High School Students, Parents Plan Lawsuit Against IHSA To Force Return To Fall SportsThe message is clear: they want to play. So on Monday, parents and advocates of some local student athletes plan to file a lawsuit to pressure Illinois lawmakers and educators to re-open schools so fall sports can begin. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
City Supervisor Under Investigation After Racist Text Message To Garbage Truck DriverA city employee says her heart sank when her supervisor texted a message with the N-word, while on the job. Only on CBS 2, that text is now the subject of an investigation, and the recipient of the message shared her story with Morning Insider Tim McNicholas.
Amazon Hiring Hundreds Of Workers For Chicago Area Delivery CentersThe pandemic has decimated many businesses, but one of the few exceptions has been Amazon. The online retail giant’s success means they have kept expanding and hiring in the Chicago area. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Chicago Weather: Cool And Wet Monday, Chilly Start To October AheadCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.
Walgreens, State Farm Among Companies With Most Chicago Job Postings On IndeedAs job losses continue to pile up during this pandemic, CBS 2 is Working For Chicago, providing information and resources you need to bounce back.
Walgreens, Advocate Health Care Among Companies With Most Chicago Job Postings On IndeedAs job losses continue to pile up during this pandemic, CBS 2 is Working For Chicago, providing information and resources you need to bounce back.
24-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot While Sitting In Car In Fuller ParkA 24-year-old man was fatally shot while sitting in a car in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday morning.
Wisconsin Back On Chicago's Emergency Travel Order FridayWisconsin was among the five states that will be added to the list on Friday, after their average COVID-19 caseload rose to more than 15 new cases per 100,000 residents over a seven-day period.
Glenbrook North Senior, Deerfield Police Officer To Be Honored For Alerting Train Before Potentially Deadly Collision With SUVNext week, a suburban teen and a police officer will get national recognition for their quick thinking against an oncoming train.
Shots Fired At Car In Likely Incident Of Mistaken Identity In Old Irving ParkA car owner found his car riddled with bullets in the Old Irving Park neighborhood. 

Search Video