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CTA Is Working On Rebuilding 9.5 Miles Of Red, Purple Lines; Some In Evanston Say Project Should Hurry UpCBS 2 got a behind-the-scenes look at a multibillion-dollar project underway to rebuild much of the CTA Red and Purple lines.
'Chicago Exposed' Digs Into Sun-Times Photo Archive To Depict City's Rich HistoryMorning Insider Jim Williams tells us about a book's editor who dug deep into the Chicago Sun-Times photo archive to depict Chicago history captured by extraordinary photojournalists.
SWAT Team Take 35-Year-Old Man Into Custody After Threatening Girlfriend With GunJust before 10 p.m. Tuesday, the man barricaded himself in an apartment in the 4700 block of North Troy Street.
Another Cold Day; Afternoon Sunshine AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Jussie Smollett Trial: Closing Arguments Begin WednesdayClosing arguments are expected to wrap up and then  Smollett's fate will be decided by a jury of six men and six women.
First Illinois Case Of Omicron COVID-19 Variant Confirmed In Chicago ResidentThe Illinois and Chicago departments of public health reported that the Chicago resident was a known contact of someone else with a confirmed Omicron case who visited Chicago.
U.S. Customs And Border Protection Warning Of Counterfeit Gifts Sales Ahead Of ChristmasCustoms and Border Protection wants people to be aware and protect themselves from inferior products, and rip-offs.
Someone Stole More Than $500 From Her Chime Account, But Bank Wouldn't Reimburse Her Until CBS 2 Got InvolvedThe Morning Insiders came to the aid of a viewer who turned to us for help, after she had more than $500 disappear from her bank account, and couldn't convince the bank to give her the cash back.
A Year After A Postal Worker Crashed Into Their Car, West Garfield Park Couple Still Waiting For USPS To Pay For Their DamagesIt was caught on camera: a postal worker damaged a car on the West Side, and simply drove away. One year later, the owners of the car still haven't been reimbursed, so they turned to the Morning Insiders for help.
Crash Involving 3 Semi Trucks Shuts Down Lanes On I-80 Near IndianapolisA crash involving three semi trucks has shut down the eastbound lanes on I-80 before Indianapolis.
Wind Chills Near ZeroCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Woman Shot In Shoulder While Standing Inside Lawndale HomePolice said the 27-year-old woman was standing inside her home, around 8 p.m. in the 1900 block of South Homan Avenue, when someone fired shots from outside. 
Jussie Smollett Returns To Witness Stand TuesdayHe took the stand Monday, describing his alleged attack and claiming he was the victim of an actual hate crime in January 2019.
Man Stabbed On CTA Blue Line Train Near Irving Park StopPolice said there was an argument after another man approached with a gun. The armed man also pulled out a sharp object. 
East Chicago, Indiana Nonprofit Lives Up To Its Name For Families Having Trouble Getting Presents Under The Christmas TreeFor families who are grieving or who might have trouble putting food on the table, it might be tough getting presents under the tree for Christmas.
Builder Creates 'Neighbor-To-Neighbor' Relationships With Affordable Homes In North Chicago One Chicago suburb is turning blight into beauty. The concept is to invite homeowners that might not otherwise be able to swing a down payment and a mortgage onto blocks where neighborly relations have turned chilly.
Jussie Smollett Trial: Jury Could Get Case Monday As Trial ResumesThe question today, will Jussie Smollett take the stand in his defense?
Jefferson Park Homeowner Creates Visual Magic, With Huge Rotating Christmas Tree Poking Through Roof; 'Go Big, Or Go Home'A Facebook video of a Christmas tree poking through the roof of a home in Jefferson Park touched a nerve with viewers, quickly becoming the top viewed story on our website on Wednesday, so we wanted to see it the magical tree in person, and boy did we get a surprise.
2 Men Break Into GameStop In Logan SquareTwo men smashed the windows at a GameStop in Logan Square early Friday morning. 
Early Morning ShowersCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Dozens Of Signs Coming Down In Wrigleyville Because Of Typo"Wrigleyville" was spelled wrong on dozens of signs in the neighborhood. The "E" and the "L" were flipped.
Winter Market Opening In Andersonville FridayYou'll be able to do a little holiday shopping, find handcrafted goods, vintage items and enjoy some treats.
Local Public Health Officials Are On High Alert With COVID-19 Omicron Variant Cases Being Identified In U.S.Neither Gov. JB Pritzker nor Mayor Lori Lightfoot have indicated they are looking at any shutdowns either.
United Airlines Flight From Chicago Marks 1st With Sustainable Fuel In 1 EngineA United Airlines flight from Chicago to Washington was the first commercial flight carrying passengers to fly on 100% sustainable fuel in one of its engines.

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