The red carpet is officially rolled out for the 57th annual Chicago International Film Festival, with the chance to be among the first to view possible movie award winners underway.
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.
Mail Stolen From Blue Boxes In Four Suburbs Within Days In Early NovemberPark Ridge was not the only suburb where a thief broke open blue mailboxes a few weeks ago. Morning Insider Tim McNicholas shows us how it starts as theft and turns into fraud.
Lakeview Designer And Seamstress Teaching Volunteers How To Sew Mittens And Hats For CharityYou donate what you make. Morning Insider Jim Williams tells us it's the creation of a talented designer who's teaching the class herself.
Mild Temperatures Linger ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
SUV Driver Crashes Into South Chicago Currency Exchange During Attempted RobberyPolice said the vehicle drove directly into the building, in the 8700 block of South Commercial just after 4 a.m. A passenger then tried to go inside the building an take an item.
Buffalo Grove Police Shot And Kill Man Who Fired Shots While Armed With 2 GunsWhen officers arrived on the scene, they were approached by a man with two handguns. Police said the offender fired several shots in the air when the officers approached.
Needle Found On Gas Pump Nozzle At Shell Gas Station In Chicago RidgeThe needle device was found by someone filling up at the gas station, located at 111th Street and Ridgeland, felt a poke as they squeezed the nozzle.
Business Owners Very Pleased With Turnout For Black Shop Friday, Campaign Urging People To Shop At Black-Owned BusinessesIn the days leading to Black Friday, a campaign was launched to encourage people to shop at Black-owned businesses. So how did that campaign do on the busiest shopping day of the year? CBS 2’s Jim Williams had a look at the scorecard.
Volunteers Help Family Get Back On Their Feet After Fire Left Them HomelessChristmas came early for a suburban family getting back on their feet after a fire left them homeless.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot In D.C. Wednesday to Secure Funds For Chicago InfrastructureMayor Lori Lightfoot is in D.C. Wednesday to secure infrastructure funds for the city.
Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban BeginsThe city's winter overnight parking ban began Wednesday morning on 107 miles of main streets throughout the city. According to CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe, cars are already being towed.
Warmup Underway; Showers Possible Wednesday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Doctor, Inspired By Seeing Red Cross In Action In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria, Inspired To Run Chicago MarathonToday is Giving Tuesday, and as we've done for so many year's past, we're teaming up with the American Red Cross to help continue the work they do every day in our community. There are so many ways you can help - by giving money, or time. Every year, dozens of people do both, by running the Chicago Marathon with Team Red Cross.
163 Red Cross Volunteers From Illinois Responded To Hurricanes And Wildfires NationallyRed Cross volunteers are helping families and strangers when they need it most.
Red Cross Reports Blood Emergency With Donations At Lowest Level In 10 YearsPeople depend on blood donations every day to survive and the Red Cross is reporting a blood shortage.
Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban Begins Wednesday Morning At 3 A.M.You cannot park near these street signs, from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m., until April 1, even if there's no snow on the ground.
Slightly Warmer Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Jussie Smollett Trial: Testimony Expected To Begin TuesdayTestimony begins Tuesday in the trial of actor Jussie Smollett, nearly three years after he was accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.
Woman Dead, 3 Injured After House Fire In ClearingA woman is dead and three others are seriously injured after a house fire in the Clearing neighborhood Monday morning.
Mostly Cloudy, Flurries PossibleCBS 2 Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Man Loses $6,500 To Scammers And Chase Bank Wouldn't Cover Him, Until CBS 2 Stepped InAs CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reported Monday, the father of four reached out to us when the bank refused to put the money back. But that all changed after the CBS 2 Morning Insiders got involved.
29-Year-Old Man Shot In EvanstonThis was the second shooting in Evanston overnight.
Car Crashes Into Pond In AuroraThe red car was partially submerged in water in the area of Butterfield Road and North Eola Road.
1 Killed, 4 Injured In Evanston Shooting Near Gas StationOne person is dead and four others are injured following a shooting in Evanston Sunday evening.