The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 17,931 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of May 3 in Illinois, according to the DOL's weekly claims report released Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Ticket Mixup Prevents Evanston Man From Earning Money As Rideshare DriverA name was enough to keep an Evanston man from earning money as a rideshare driver. He says the City of Chicago mixed him up with another guy with a similar name who owes thousands in old tickets.
14-Year-Old Shot In The Foot While Standing Outside In West Garfield ParkPolice said the shooting took place just before 2 a.m. in the 3800 block of West Adams Street. The victim did not see the offender and did not see where the shot came from.
Attempted Robbery Ends With Bullet Shattering CTA Blue Line Window In Garfield ParkChicago police said a man with a gun tried to rob another passenger around 2:30 a.m. The victim fought him off, but the attempted robber fired a shot and hit the window.
Fire At Citibank Branch In The Loop Leaves 1 Person InjuredFire and smoke filled the Citibank attached to the Cook County building in The Loop early Wednesday morning.
Showers Wednesday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Company Survived The Pandemic, But Now Folding The Tent Due To Lack Of WorkersMorning Insider Lauren Victory visits a suburban tent company for the third and final time.
2 Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against Rockton's Chemtool PlantThe class action suits were filed last week in Winnebago County. Both sue for damages.
Man Fatally Shot While Working On Car In Front Of His Fernwood HomePolice said someone in a Chevy Malibu started shooting at the man in the 10400 block of South Eggleston Avenue just before 8:40 a.m.
Cleanup Effort Continues In Naperville After Tornado Leaves Extensive DamageNaperville was among the hardest-hit communities in the largest tornado that hit the Chicago area late Sunday night.
Red Cross Shelter Open At Thomas Jefferson Junior High School In WoodridgeThere is a Red Cross shelter open in Woodridge Tuesday morning for anyone who needs a place to stay.
Temperatures In The 70s TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
A Warning On Phishing Scams Targeting Mobile Devices After Teen Finds His Savings Drained From His Bank AccountA teenager in Illinois had that very excitement drain from his face when his bank account also drained. Then he made another stomach-dropping discovery.
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Thousands Without Power In South Suburbs After Tornado Confirmed OvernightAt one point during the storm, more than 33,000 people were impacted by outages.
Overnight Storms Leaving Flooded Roadways, Dangerous Driving ConditionsOverpasses in The Loop remain flooded as well as expressways.
Five People Injured, One Person Critically, After Tornado In Naperville, Fire Chief ConfirmsNo fatalities were reported. Five people were taken to local hospitals and one person is in critical condition. Search teams went door-to-door to make sure no one was trapped or needed help.
At Least One Person In Critical Condition After Tornado In NapervilleA tornado touched down in Naperville overnight, leaving many displaced and one person in crtiical condition.
Park Ridge Man Puts Up Fight After Government Credit Cancels Discounts On His Internet And Cable BillMorning Insider Lauren Victory shares the happy ending to his frustrating fight.
Story Of Suburban Mom Being Hacked And Locked Out Of Facebook Resonates With Many Others Around Country Who've Had It HappenNo access to years' worth of family photos.
2 People Rescued From Lake Michigan Near Rainbow Beach In South ShoreThe Chicago Fire Department and Marine Units were called to Rainbow Beach near South Shore.
Man Shot During Attempted Carjacking In Gold CoastA man was shot during an attempted carjacking in the Gold Coast neighborhood Thursday night.
Rain, Thunderstorms Friday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Over 27,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 412,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
As CPS Watchdog Investigates Dean's Homophobic Facebook Posts, Mayor Vows Review Of City's Social Media PolicyEarlier this week, we told you about a Chicago Public Schools dean under investigation for questionable social media posts.