CBS 2 Top AM Headlines 12-17-19CBS 2 has the top headlines and latest forecast.
Bed Bugs Infuriate Residents At Arlington Heights Complex With 'World Class Amenities'An apartment complex boasts of its "world class amenities" on its website, but it doesn't mention the bed bugs crawling around.
Chance The Rapper Fills In As Host Of The Late, Late Show With James Corden; Gives His Chicago A Shout-OutChicago's own Chance the Rapper is trying his hand at being a late night TV host.
CBS 2 Weather Forecast (5 A.M. 12-17-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Aurora Mayor Expected To Update On Eviction Of Sex Offenders Living In Halfway House Near ParkKane County has officially decided nearby McCarty Park is a playground. It's illegal for sex offenders to live within 500 feet of one.
'The Sweetest Thing'; Couple Met And Got Engaged At A CTA Bus Stop, So City Gave Them The Bench As An Anniversary GiftAs you sit on a CTA bench for your next morning commute, you might think of Erica and Terry Kane. The bus stop in Lincoln Park has become a symbol of their love.
Judge To Decide Whether Marni Yang's Wrongful Conviction Case Moves ForwardThe woman serving two life sentences for murdering former Bear Shaun Gayle's girlfriend and his unborn child, says she's innocent.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (8 A.M., Dec. 16, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Woman Dies While Waiting For Chicago Ambulance; Thousands Of Other Callers Left Waiting For Long Periods Of TimeCBS 2 Investigators analyzed a database of 715,140 medical emergency calls made to 911 in Chicago, where an ambulance or fire truck responded. Our team obtained the data through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the OEMC.
Operation North Pole Provides Christmas Celebration For Children Facing Terminal IllnessesThe fantasy trip includes breakfast, a festive train ride, a visit with Santa, a winter wonderland, games, and more; all making memories for some very sick kids and their families.
West Town Neighbors Support Sexual Assault Victim As Suspect, Rufas Carson, Appears In Court MondaySome people living in West Town are rallying as many neighbors as possible to go to court today. They want to see Rufus Carson put away.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M., Dec. 16, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Man Accused Of Driving Through Woodfield Mall Expected In Court TodayJavier Garcia, 22, is charged with terrorism.
4-Year-Old Boy Dies In Shooting In Gary, Indiana ApartmentOfficers got to scene and found a 27-year-old woman shot in the arm and a graze wound to the face. Her 4-year-old son was also shot.
Building Fire In Lakeview East Sends Smoke Pouring From WindowsNeighbors were woken up by a fire in Chicago's Lakeview East neighborhood.
CBS 2 SaturdayWeather Watch Forecast (12-14-19)Robb Ellis has the weekend forecast.
Stabbing On North Michigan AvenueTwo people were critically injured after they were stabbed near Wacker Drive and North Michigan Avenue overnight. CBS 2's Vi Nyguen reports.
'Let it Be Us' How You Can Help This Organization Get Foster Kids Into Loving HomesThis weekend you can help Let it Be US. The organization will be collecting groceries, gift certificates along with clothing items at the Barrington Metra station from 12:30 to 1p.m. Saturday afternoon. For more information visit letitbeus.org.
On Stage: ‘The First Deep Breath’ And ‘The Steadfast Tin Soldier’CBS 2 theatre critic Chris Jones reviews "The First Deep Breath" at the Victory Gardens Theater and “The Steadfast Tin Soldier” playing at the Lookingglass Theatre Company.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11 A.M., Dec. 13, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest forecast.
Detectives Questioning 2 Men Claiming They Were Approached By Police Impersonators, KidnappedPolice are now questioning two men claiming they were approached by a trio of police impersonators while waiting at a red light in Portage Park.
Getting Hosed: Woman Gets $8,000 Water Bill For Vacant And Unlivable Home Where Water Was Not Being UsedOne woman has a water bill of more than $8,000, even though she hasn’t used a drop. As CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reported, it’s all because she didn’t understand the city’s complicated rules for turning it off.
Vacant City-Owned Lots Become Frustrating Eyesores For Neighbors; 'It Devalues Your Property'Overgrown weeds, empty beer cans, and frustrated neighbors; the Morning Insiders uncovered a pattern of vacant city-owned properties falling into disarray, leading to more than 100 complaints last year.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M., Dec. 13, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest forecast.