Frank Robb, the man who captured the Humboldt Park alligator, is getting the royal treatment in Chicago. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Man Got 311 Confirmation That West Loop Sinkhole Was Fixed -- But It Wasn'tThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders are taking on a pesky sinkhole – an inconvenience to West Loop drivers that the city hasn’t fixed despite one man’s request.
Francis Parker School Buys Out Neighboring Condos 'Under Cover Of Night'For almost 120 years, Francis W. Parker School has been a Lincoln Park staple. Like many urban schools, it’s landlocked, but CBS 2 Morning Insider Chris Tye reports one of the city’s most elite private schools is making waves and enemies in its effort to expand.
Woman In Critical Condition After Fire At Lawndale HomeA 57-year-old woman is in critical condition after a fire in the Lawndale neighborhood.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M. 10-23-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast.
Thousands Of CPS Teachers To Rally During Budget AddressChicago teachers will shift from the picket lines in front of schools to what's expected to be a massive rally near Thompson Center.
Mayor Lightfoot To Address City's Budget Plans, Chicago Faces $838 Million ShortfallMayor Lori Lightfoot will address the city's budget plans, and her plans to dig Chicago out of debt Wednesday.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren To Join CTU Teachers In South AustinDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will be in Chicago Tuesday, supporting the striking CTU teachers.
Two Recent Thefts At XSport Fitness Gyms Bear Striking SimilaritiesFrom pumping iron to running after a thief. The Morning Insiders heard two extremely similar stories, and discovered a disturbing pattern at XSport Fitness gyms. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory fought to get crime data, and learned it’s happened hundreds of times before.
CTU Strike Continues, Fourth Day Of Canceled Classes For CPS StudentsIt’s the fourth day of cancelled classes for Chicago Public Schools students as the teachers’ strike continues.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (4:30 a.m. 10-22-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Electrical Transformer Catches Fire, Causing Fire In Old Town To Spread To Apartment BuildingA transformer exploded, causing the back of an apartment building to catch fire in Old Town.
Gunshots Shatter Car Window On Lake Shore Drive Near FullertonA young driver’s windows were his shot out, while driving on Lake Shore Drive.
Driver Speeds Off After Crashing Into SubwayA car crashed into the shop on 106th and Avenue B overnight.
Student Athletes Plead With State To Play In Playoffs Amid CTU StrikeThe Chicago teachers’ strike is causing issues for high school soccer teams and they’re pleading with state officials to let them play.
A Drug That Reverses Opioid Overdoses Has Become Easier To AccessDespite its life-saving abilities, naloxone’s accessibility remains scarce. But it is being distributed in an unlikely place – Cook County Jail.
CTU Strike Enters 5th Day After Weekend Negotiations FailStudents are out of school for the third school day in a row and picketing starts at all Chicago Public Schools at 6:30 a.m. Monday.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M., Oct. 21, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In Drive-By Shooting In AustinOne man died and two others were injured in a drive-by shooting in the Autstin neighborhood.
Ambulance And Police Car Crash Responding To Fatal Shooting In Homan SquareA Chicago Police Department cruiser and a Chicago Fire Department ambulance crashed into each other Saturday night while responding to a triple shooting which left one teenager dead and two others wounded Saturday night in the Homan Square neighborhood.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (7AM, Oct. 20, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest 7-day forecast.
CPS Strike Enters Day 4 After Progress In NegotiationsAs the Chicago teachers’ strike stretches into its fourth day, the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools reached tentative agreements on several issues on Saturday, but both sides said there is a lot of work left to do. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
A Fashion Show That Makes A DifferenceCBS 2’s Erin Kennedy has the story of three models who are blind or severely visually impaired at Flair 2019.
CBS 2 Weekend Weather 10-19-20CBS 2's Robb Ellis has the forecast
Father Of Sexually Assaulted Teen Girl Suing Accused Man And School Both AttendedA suburban mental health center is being sued by the parents of a 13-year-old girl. They blame the institution for the sexual assault of their daughter.