Two so-called contractors now face even more charges — felonies — months after CBS 2 unraveled their phony home repair scheme across Chicagoland. Police told CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas that his reporting helped them build their case.

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Amid Spread Of Delta Variant, Conventions Rise To Challenge Of Holding Conferences At McCormick Place With MitigationsCBS 2’s Tim McNicholas took us back inside McCormick Place to see how a convention can be held despite a spike in cases.
Sunny, Cooler Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Two More Carjackings Reported On Northwest Side In Bucktown, Hermosa Neighborhoods Police are investigating at least two more carjackings overnight in the Bucktown and Hermosa neighborhoods.
A Day After Wife's Funeral, In-Laws Told Great Grandfather He'd Have To Move Out Of His Westchester HomeA west suburban great-grandfather fears eviction is on the horizon. He's already been told to leave his house, not by an unhappy landlord but by his in-laws. Morning Insider Lauren Victory explains the unusual circumstances.
Postal Police Say It's Safe To Mail Checks After Instances Of Fraud In Park Ridge, But Expert Advises Thinking TwicePostal Police insist it’s safe to mail checks in Park Ridge, even after CBS 2 discovered a federal investigation into check fraud there. But at least one postal expert says you should think twice about that. He shared advice for customers with CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas.
Rain ReturnsCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Police Searching For Group Using Paintball Guns, Bats In String Of RobberiesThe group robbed people in West Humboldt Park and Cragin early Saturday morning and late Monday night. Victims told police the men also had guns.
Mayor Lightfoot Expected To Present Plan On Suing Street GangsHer proposal includes taking street gangs to court and using lawsuits to freeze their money and assets. 
Car Rear Ends Street Sweeper On Lake Shore Drive In Irving ParkTwo people were injured after a car rear-ended a city street sweeper on DuSable Lake Shore Drive in Irving Park early Tuesday morning. 
Chicago Therapist Wants To Take On Big Banks, Feels Changes To Her Account Are UnjustMany of us are used to free checking, but some big bank customers are facing a difficult choice: pay up or switch banks.
Several People Out Thousands Of Dollars After Fraudsters Get Hold Of Checks Dropped In Blue Mailboxes In Park RidgeWe've learned federal and local police are investigating a pattern of check fraud in northwest suburban Park Ridge. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas talked to several people who are out several thousand dollars.
Above Average Temperatures ContinueCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Southbound Bishop Ford Freeway Ramp To 130th Street Shut Down For Shooting InvestigationIllinois State Police shut down the southbound ramp to 130th Street after someone inside a car was shot. 
16-Year-Old Boy Shot While Walking Dog In South AustinPolice said the shooting took place in the first block of South Leamington Avenue around 12:25 a.m. A driver got out of his car, approached the 16-year-old and shot him.
Weekend Warmup AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Memorial With 3,000 Flags Honoring Victims Of 9/11 Returns To Oak Brook; 'We Need To Remember What Happened That Day'Nearly 3,000 stories wave in the wind; one flag for all lives cut short in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the 3,000 families missing someone they love.
71-Year-Old Woman Carjacked At Gunpoint In Logan SquarePolice are searching for two suspects after a 71-year-old woman was carjacked at gunpoint in Logan Square Thursday night.  
Search Underway For Man Who Fell Into Fox Lake When Canoe FlippedDive teams and rescue boats, from the Lake County Sheriff and Fox Lake police, rushed to the lake after getting a call saying someone was screaming for help. 
Shots Fired At Driver In Irving ParkAccording to police, a 28-year-old man was driving, in the 3100 block of West Berteau Avenue just before 1:30 a.m., when the driver of a silver sedan flashed a gun at him. 
A Weekend Festival Is Not Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination Or Negative Test, Leading Some Vendors To Back OutA large-scale vegan festival is coming to Grant Park this weekend. It will not be requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test – which has some vendors rethinking their participation.
Sunny Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Naperville Riverwalk Memorial Pays Tribute To Victims Of 9/11: 'This Is Like Looking At Hallowed Grounds'Never forget. Many haven't - by honoring 9/11 victims year after year. The 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Saturday will be no different, with remembrances happening around the state.
Wife Remembers Husband, Beloved Pastor 20 Years After 9/11CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas shares the story of a widow in the Chicago suburbs making sure her husband's legacy lives on.
3 Robberies Reported Minutes Apart In River North; 1 Man ShotThree robbery incidents were reported in River North early Thursday morning. Police have not confirmed if these three incidents are connected. 

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