A 60-year-old agave plant is finally blooming at the Garfield Park Conservatory. What makes this so special is it only happens once, and then it dies.

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CBS 2 Top Headlines AM 08-19-19CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli has the headlines and meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the forecast.
St. Charles To Hold Meeting On Marijuana SalesWith recreational marijuana to be legal in Illinois next January, the city of St. Charles will have a public meeting to discuss whether it should be allowed in its municipality. The new state law allows municipalities to decide whether to allow marijuana within its city borders.
Wish Sister Jean A Happy 100th BirthdayThe heart and soul of the Loyola Ramblers turns 100 this week. The school wants to give fans of the team's chaplain the chance to say happy birthday to the beloved nun. They're encouraged to leave social media messages by the end of the day to be collected and given to Sister Jean later this week.
Obama Jersey Nets More Than $120KA basketball jersey once worn by former President Barack Obama when he was part of a championship high school basketball team went for $120K at auction.
Cleanup Continues In Indiana After Waterway Chemical SpillArcelorMittal apologized for a chemical spill in an Indiana waterway. The chemicals spilled affecting fish in the water included cyanide.
Safe Passage CleanupBefore the school year starts for CPS students, the city's department of transportation are cleaning up the areas where kids will be making their way to and from school.
Father Of Son Who Accidentally Shot Himself In CourtA man is being held without bond in the shooting death of his son. The child allegedly found a gun in the residence and was later found with a gunshot wound to his face.
Rideshare Driver: Passengers Are Routinely Carting DrugsCBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory reports a frustrated rideshare driver said people have left drugs in her car and the company isn't responding the way she'd hoped.
WW, Formerly Known As Weight Watches, Criticized For Kids Weight Loss AppCritics say tracking a kid's diet too early could encourage potential eating disorders.

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Innovative New School Building Promises New Learning Experiences For Cicero KidsCBS 2 was there as construction crews scrambled to get a brand new school ready for students. But can a building really make a difference in how students learn? CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole found out the City of Cicero thinks it can, and it is investing tens of millions of dollars toward that end.
Suspects In Ochoa Murder In Court MondayCBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports the two women accused of killing Marlen Ochoa and cutting her baby from her abdomen are back in court and will go before a judge on charges that have to do with the baby's death.
Chicago Man Shot, KilledAuthorities are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a man near Calumet Park.
Images Of Truck Suspected In South Side Hit And RunAuthorities have released new images of a vehicle suspected in a fatal hit and run that took the life of a man. The incident took place on South Cottage Grove nearly three weeks ago.
Section Of Indiana Dunes Closed Following Chemical Spill Killing Large Number Of FishThe National Park Service has shut down a section of the Indiana Dunes following a chemical spill that is already having an effect on wildlife. 
A Special Viewing Experience For The Chicago Air And Water ShowSome 2 million people will attend the Air and Water Show this weekend. Most, of course, will crowd onto the North Avenue Beach. But a couple dozen lucky guests will attend a party at arguably the best spot to watch the show – a penthouse at a high-rise right across the street.
A Special Viewing Experience For The Chicago Air And Water ShowSome 2 million people will attend the Air and Water Show this weekend. Most, of course, will crowd onto the North Avenue Beach. But a couple dozen lucky guests will attend a party at arguably the best spot to watch the show – a penthouse at a high-rise right across the street.
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Man Flees Englewood Traffic Stop With Officer Inside VehicleA man took a Chicago police officer on a wild ride overnight after fleeing a traffic stop with the officer inside the vehicle.
TOMORROW MORNING: Watched And Counted In The LoopYou’re being watched and counted every time you’re in the Loop. Tomorrow morning, we go inside to see how your movement is tracked.
Bartlett Woman Facing Thousands In Fines For Housing Squirrels Says Removing Them Violates State LawA squirrel in Bartlett has become public enemy number one after being deemed dangerous and a nuisance. The squirrel could cost a homeowner there tens of thousands of dollars.
Lombard Man Accused Of Possessing Explosive Materials Due In Court ThursdayA Lombard man will face a judge Thursday morning about why he allegedly had explosive materials including flash powder, potassium nitrate and BBs in his possession. 
CBS 2 Weather Watch 6 a.m. 8-15-19CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast.
More Than A Dozen Car Windows Smashed At Loop Parking GarageMore than a dozen car windows were found smashed at a Loop parking garage Thursday morning.
Man Accused Of Making Fake Dating Profile, Assaulting Woman Out On BondA man stood charged in Evanston Tuesday with sexually assaulting a woman after he allegedly met her through a dating app and posed as a ride share driver.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 6 a.m. 8-14-19CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast.
East Chicago Building DestroyedFirefighters pour water onto the smoldering wreckage of a building in East Chicago Ind., on Wednesday. (CBS)
Illicit Trash Remains On Ground At Harding Park Despite PromisesThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders will not give up on their quest to make sure hundreds of thousands of Chicago children have a safe, clean place to play.
Park Manor Fire Kills One, Hospitalizes ThreeOne man has died and three people were injured in a house fire in the Park Manor neighborhood Wednesday morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department. 

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