Today 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.
Chicago's Single-Use Utensils Ordinance Now In EffectRestaurants will not automatically include items like plastic utensils and disposable napkins with take-out or delivery orders, unless a customers specifically requests them.
State Farm Hiring 3,400 Employees, Including Some Fully Remote WorkersThe morning commute, that finicky keyboard, your nosy desk neighbor. If you’re ready to leave that all in the past, then State Farm talent acquisition specialist Myron Kyser wants to hear from you.
Angel Thomas, 35, Struck and Killed While Entering Vehicle In West Garfield ParkThe victim, identified as 35-year-old Angel Thomas, was entering a vehicle in the 4300 block of West Jackson around 8:30 p.m. when someone driving by in an unidentified vehicle hit her.
Funeral For Aurora Police Officer Brian Shields, Who Died Of COVID-19, Being Held Tuesday In OswegoThe funeral for Officer Brian Shields will be held at Harvest New Beginnings Church in Oswego at 10:30 a.m.
Cook County Opening 3 Mass Vaccination Sites This WeekA site in Forest Park opens Tuesday. The Matteson site opens on Thursday and a site in Des Plaines opens on Saturday.
Brief Warmup TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest forecast.
2 Dead, 5 Injured After Fire At Senior Community Apartments In KenoshaTwo people are dead after a fire broke out at an apartment building in a senior community in Kenosha Monday night.
Cradles to Crayons Collecting Donations Of Children's Items MondayFrom 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cradles to Crayons is collecting donations of children's items to help those in need. You can donate winter clothes like coats, boots and scarves along with other needed items.
Chicago Radio Sportscaster Les Grobstein Dead At 69Chicago radio sportscaster Les Grobstein died at the age of 69.
After 20 Years An Oak Park-River Forest Poetry Teacher Retires, But Not Without A Grand FinaleCBS 2 Morning Insider Marissa Parra shows us the big finale and a parallel to a big Hollywood movie.
Cook County Opening 3 New Mass Vaccination Sites This WeekA site in Forest Park opens Tuesday. The Matteson site opens on Thursday and a site in Des Plaines open on Saturday.
Money Stolen From Cash Registers During Break-In At Liquor Store In East Ukrainian VillagePolice said three people entered the business, in the 1000 block of West Division Street using a brick to break the glass. Once inside, the offenders took money from cash registers.
Chilly Monday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Donation Drives, Community Gatherings Underway Across Chicago In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.From donation drives and community gatherings to family classes, there are many local events taking place Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: ShotziIt's time to meet our PAWS Pet of the Week. Shotzi is a sweet housebroken 7-year-old mix.
CPS Student Group Organizing Walkout To Protest Return To In-Person Classes; Claim Their COVID Safety Concerns Have Been IgnoredSome Chicago Public Schools students plan to walk out of classes on Friday, protesting the decision to resume in-person learning after the district reached a COVID-19 safety agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union.
CPS Students Plan Walkout Over In-Person Learning During OmicronSome Chicago Public Schools students plan to walk out of classes on Friday, protesting the decision to resume in-person learning after the district reached a COVID-19 safety agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union.
Police Searching For 2 Men In Stabbings On Jackson CTA PlatformPolice are searching for two men in connection with stabbings at a CTA stop in The Loop Thursday night.
ATM Stolen From Food Mart During First Of Two Break-Ins Reported In Wilmette OvernightThe front door window of the Wilmette Food Mart, on Green Bay Road, was smashed and an ATM was stolen.
Chicago Police Officer Facing Felony Charges In Shooting At Burr Oak BowlAn off-duty Chicago police officer has been charged with shooting three people during an argument at a Blue Island bowling alley earlier this week.
Village Of Oak Park To Celebrating Native Betty White On Jan. 15Oak Park Village President Vicki Scaman will give a proclamation for Betty White Day and a representative from the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest will give a speech on what Oak Park looked like 100 years ago.
Taylor Street Ramp To Inbound Dan Ryan Reopens Friday Amid Jane Byrne Interchange WorkThe entrance ramp from Taylor Street to the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway and outbound Kennedy Expressway has reopened.
North Lawndale To Get Its First Black-Owned Grocery Store, With Plans For Farmers' Market; 'This Gives Hope To Our Community'Coming soon to North Lawndale, a one-of-a-kind grocery store in an area that needs it more than most.
Some Landlords, Leasing Teams Offering New Amenities To Get People Back To Empty Downtown OfficesExperts say flashy amenities may be a remedy for those empty offices downtown. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas showed us how some landlords and leasing teams are thinking outside the box.