The victim at the center of the first lawsuit involving the Rev. John Smyth spoke out this week. Clarence E. George Jr. claimed Smyth, the revered priest in charge of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, preyed on him for years. He first reached out exclusively to CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards.
Top Wheelchair Dance Couple In U.S. To Hold First Class In IllinoisCheryl Angelelli told CBS 2 she never imaged today she and her partner would be the top wheelchair dance couple in the United States.
Chicago Ridge Hit-And-RunA hit-and-run in Chicago Ridge left shoes scattered across the road as police used flashlights to look for more remnants of the crash.
Boeing, FAA Share Blame In Certification Of The 737 MaxBoeing did not fully explain to federal regulators an automated flight system featured in its new 737 Max, and those regulators didn't have the capability to effectively analyze much of what Boeing did share about the plane.
'Crowd Science' Helps Chicago Marathon Keep Track Of RunnersIn two days, more than 40,000 runners will descend on Grant Park for the 2019 Chicago Marathon, and more than 1 million people are expected to line the race route to watch. With such huge crowds, it’s important for organizers to know exactly where the runners are at any time. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Forecast 10-10-19Here's what to expect today and tomorrow, from Megan Glaros
With Rise In Shoplifting, Some Retailers Criticize State's Attorney's Approach; Prosecutors Defend PolicyThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders have discovered thefts from stores have been on the rise in Chicago for years – up 34 percent since the start of 2015.
Car Crashes Into Building After Shots Fired In Lincoln SquareShots fired in Lincoln Square Friday morning ended with a car in a building, Around 4 a.m. a driver was going down Foster when shots were fired, causing the driver to crash into a building.
Elmhurst Bears Bring Football Participation Numbers Up Using Helmet Technology To Cut Down On ConcussionsHeading into another football-filled weekend, head injuries are a key contributor to the continued decline of youth football. However, Pop Warner participation is on the rise in Elmhurst thanks in part to helmet technology that helps cut down on concussions.
River Oaks Center To Reopen After Drive-By Shooting Injures Two Teens In Calumet CityThere is more security at the River Oaks Center Friday after two teens were shot in a drive-by shooting right outside Macy's.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 5 a.m. 10-10-19CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast.
Muslim Community Center Career Academy Principal Receives National Distinguished Principal AwardA principal in Skokie has made his students extremely excited as he is receiving the National Distinguished Principal Award in Washington, D.C., Thursday.
Skokie Principal Habeeb Quadri Receives National Distinguished Principal AwardA principal in Skokie has made his students extremely excited as he is receiving the National Distinguished Principal Award in Washington, D.C., Thursday.
Woman Says Bugs, Other Pests Have Left Her Arlington Heights Apartment 'Beyond Horrendous'The Morning Insiders chase lots of tips – but when a viewer emailed about her Arlington Heights apartment that's "beyond horrendous," we just had to check it out.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson Responds To Latest Chicago Teachers Union DemandsIn just one week, Chicago Public Schools could be empty. Teachers are still working with the city to work out a last minute deal before they strike.
Preckwinkle's Budget Proposal Expected To Include No New TaxesNo new taxes -- that's what Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to announce Thursday as she unveils her budget proposal for next year.
After Marina Held Her Boat Hostage For Months, Crystal Taylor's Bank Returned Her MoneyA consumer fraud investigation begins into a south suburban marina after the CBS 2 Investigators first reported about a woman who bought a boat from that marina but never got it.
Inside An Active Shooter Drill At Thornridge High SchoolThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders recently tagged along in Dolton to see an active shooter drill in a public high school – amid changing safety practices with the increase of mass shootings.
11-Year-Old Cancer Patient Enjoys Room RenovationPeter was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in May and is now in remission. Volunteers from Special Spaces illinois and Feld Entertainment renovated his room for him as a special surprise.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 5 a.m. 10-9-19CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast.
Driver Caught On Camera Stealing Packages During Uber Eats DeliveryGetting food using a delivery app is something many of us do, but a South Loop man’s $8 craving ended up costing a lot more than that for residents of his building.
Three Men Rush Into Apartment In Violent Lincoln Park Home InvasionA police source says a 32-year-old woman answered the door at her Lincoln Park apartment when three men barged in Tuesday night.
Sweeten Expands To Chicago, Connects Home Owners With Contractors For FreeThe CEO and founder of the company started Sweeten after experiencing difficulties with a contractor. Sweeten just launched in Chicago and works to connect home owners with contracts and helps customers with the whole process for free.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 5 a.m. 10-8-19CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecst.
Chicago Public Schools Bus Companies Were Fined $270,000 For Violations Last YearFrom late buses to skipped inspections, CBS 2's Morning Insiders have discovered Chicago Public Schools fined busing companies more than $272,000 dollars last school year for various shortcomings.
New Preschool Proposal Has Some Norwood Park Residents Concerned About Traffic CongestionSome people in Norwood Park are not happy about a preschool Chicago Public Schools is planning to build in the area.
Two Teens Killed In Hammond Crash With Semi TruckHammond, Indiana, police are investigating a crash between a car and a semi truck that killed two teens shortly before 10 p.m. Monday night.
Historic Masonic Temple Catches Fire Overnight In AuroraThe Illinois Masonic Temple in Aurora went up in flames late Monday night, and firefighters are still working to put out the fire.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 6 a.m. 10-7-19CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast.
Clocks Outside Ogilvie Transportation Center Not Working, Off TimeCBS 2's Yasmeen Hassan tried to track down who is responsible for the clocks outside Ogilvie with no luck. One clock has no hands at all, and the other is running more than 10 minutes fast.