Medieval Times Celebrates National Pumpkin Destruction Day With Jack-O-Lantern SmashingNovember 4th was National Pumpkin Destruction Day at Medieval Times.
'A Wild Ride’: Comedian Jenny Slate Brings Her Book Tour To Chicago's Vic Theatre FridayComedian Jenny Slate is bringing her book tour to Chicago’s Vic Theatre on Friday. She spoke with CBS 2 about her book, stand-up special and time in Chicago.
'Don't Give Them Your Money:' Entrepreneurs Say Groups Offering Pricey Classes On Marijuana Business Are A ScamAdults in Illinois can legally buy weed in less than two months, and the prospects for making a profit off pot are very high.But so is the risk of being ripped off. Some eager entrepreneurs say they lost thousands of dollars.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6 A.M. 11-07-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Millennium Park Christmas Tree Will Be A 55-Foot Blue Spruce From Nelson Family In ElginChicago’s official Christmas tree will soon be on its way from Elgin to Millennium Park, after city crews cut down the big evergreen later this morning.
Police Board To Begin Hearings For Officer Patrick Kelly, Accused Of Shooting FriendKelly is accused of shooting his friend, then covering it up took look like a suicide attempt.
Daycare Worker Fatally Shot While Driving Into Parking LotA woman was fatally shot, while driving her car on the far South Side.
Proposed National Veterans Cemetery Causes Concern In South BarringtonThere is controversy in Chicago's northwest suburbs over where to put a national veterans cemetery.
Vacant Building Catches Fire On West SideFirefighters had to work in the snow to get the fire under control.
7 People Displaced After House Fire In Logan SquareThe fire broke out in Logan Square around midnight.
A Look At The 106-Year Tradition Of The Chicago Tree-Lighting CeremonyThe tradition of an official Chicago Christmas tree and lighting ceremony goes back more than a century, but only in the past four years has it involved a single large tree mounted in Millennium Park.
Cyclist Killed By Dump Truck In Old Irving ParkA 37-year-old woman was killed Wednesday morning, when she was struck by a dump truck while riding a bike in the Old Irving Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Con Artists Preying On People Eager To Cash In On Legal MarijuanaPreying on ambition to get on the ground floor of the legal marijuana business in Illinois, con artists are ready to take advantage of big dreams.
City-Owned Lot Was Left In Shambles On Blighted South Side BlockThe 7100 block of South Champlain Avenue is burdened by blight -- it has racked up more 311 complaints for abandoned buildings than any other block in the city over the past year and a half.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6 A.M. 11-06-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Democrats Win Key Indiana RacesDemocrats held the mayor's offices in Indianapolis, also winning Fort Wayne and New Albany.
Car Crashes Into Dunkin Donuts, Causes Gas Leak In McKinley ParkA car crashed through a CTA bus shelter, then hit a Dunkin Donuts, causing a gas leak.
Chicago's Own 'Barge Ladies' Offer Worry-Free Luxury European CruisesThe sudden cold and snow has many of us dreaming of vacation, and here is an option you may not have heard of – barge cruises.
13-Year-Old Girl Speaks About Being ShotThe 13-year-old who was shot last week spoke to CBS 2 about the incident. Her mom says she is scared to go outside.
Supt. Eddie Johnson To Possibly Announce His Retirement This WeekSources tell CBS 2, Supt. Eddie Johnson could announce his retirement in a matter of days.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6 A.M. 11-05-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Homeowners Stuck With $24,000 In Repairs After Basement Twice Floods With Sewage, And Utility Shifts BlameIt’s every homeowner’s nightmare; a flooded basement. A CBS 2 viewer said his Clarendon Hills basement was swamped with raw sewage – not once, but twice – costing the family thousands of dollars in repairs.
Travelers Stuck With Shuttle Buses As O'Hare People Mover Won't Be Back In Service Until After HolidaysAs if traveling around the holidays isn’t stressful enough, now the tram at O’Hare International Airport that is supposed to get you from one place to another isn’t going to be running.CBS 2’s Yasmeen Hassan went to O’Hare to see what the holdup is – and what the alternatives are for people who are just trying to get in and out of the airport.
Speech-Language Pathologist Assisting Students Through Gardening In Tinley ParkA speech-language pathologist at Tinley Park High School developed an interactive program designed to help students with special needs.