Conquering COVID-19 Fears In Orland Park By Shopping For Seniors; 'People Are Looking For Hope'CBS 2's Vince Gerasole met a young man from Orland Park bridging the generation gap, by making shopping runs for them, and possibly saving lives.
Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus PackageOut-of-work Americans and our economy need a jumpstart fast. The senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion aid bill Wednesday night.
Blood Drive Organization In Serious Need Of Blood DonationsBlood drives have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. This has led to a severe shortage and you can help.
Illinois Broadcasters Coming Together To Fight Against Hunger; Here's How To Get InvolvedAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many are losing jobs and unable to pay bills.
Police Clear, Patrol Lakefront After Warning From Mayor LightfootMayor Lori Lightfoot warned against gathering at the lakefront amid the stay-at-home order in place to stop the spread of COVID-19.
One Person Injured In Shooting On Bishop Ford FreewayA man was injured in a shooting on the Bishop Ford Freeway.
Local Manufacturers Stepping Up To Produce Personal Protective Equipment For Hospitals, First RespondersFrom the South Side of Chicago to the western suburbs, from robot makers to design companies, businesses across the area are reprogramming their machines to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for first responders and medical professionals.
Cooler, Rainy DayCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
American Strong Masks: Sewists Step In To Help Health Care Worker Amid Coronavirus PandemicMask shortages threaten health care workers on the front line of the coronavirus crisis, but the CBS 2 Morning Insiders found one group literally trying to stitch together a solution.
Cicero School District 99 Passing Out Meals For Families In Need; Meal Pickup WednesdayA mother of three told CBS 2 this is a stressful time. She said this free food means consistency for her kids.
How To Keep Your Pet Safe, Healthy While Under QuarantineAlthough you might not be able to keep your dog as physically active while under quarantine, you can still keep your dog mentally exercised.
St. Viator High School Fundraiser Helps Shelter The Homeless During COVID-19 OutbreakThe new coronavirus is hitting all aspects of the world hard. The trickle-down effects are infinite. In the Chicago suburbs, dozens of homeless people could wind up on the streets, after church shelters shut down. CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas looks at the heroic efforts to keep a roof over their heads.
Families Of Healthcare Workers Worried About Lack Of Safety Gear In HospitalsDebbie Rogo of Portage Park says her wife Robin Didier goes to work every day without the protective gear she needs. Rogo's tired of it, so she put out a plea on Facebook.
Illinois Broadcasters 'Uniting Against Hunger' Kicks Off ThursdayThe COVID-19 pandemic has left many people struggling to put food on the table. But, you can lend a hand.
Aurora Tattoo Artist, Family Make Masks For Edwards Hospital StaffAn aurora business owner is trading in his tattoo gun for a sewing machine, to help in the fight against COVID-19.
Students Athletes In The Southwest Suburbs Participate In #StayAtHome ChallengeAthletes at Stagg High School were creative in staying as team while social distancing.
Foggy Morning, Sunny Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Thieves Target Grocery Store In West Loop, Convenience Stores In Lincoln Park OvernightThe stay- at-home order is not keeping criminals in the house.
Chicago's First Responders Working With Department Of Public Health On New Pandemic PracticesWhile many are staying home to stay safe, first responders cannot.
Cicero School District 99 Passing Out Meals For Families In Need; Meal Pickup WednesdayThirteen-thousand kids attend District 99 schools and 95% are from low income households.
Couple Back In Chicago After World Trip Turned Terrifying With Coronavirus Crisis Setting InIt sounds like something dreamed up by the producers of “The Amazing Race” – a young couple rents out their place to jet set around the world, and then a pandemic hits.
Blue Island Mayor To Address Decision To Shut Down Police Department Amid COVID-19 ConcernsThe mayor of Blue Island will explain his decision today to shut down the entire police department after an officer tests positive for COVID-19.
Abandoned Pets Need Foster Homes Now More Than Ever here are a lot of abandoned pets who need foster homes and the need is greater than ever.
Learn Lessons With Your Kids By Watching ‘Watch Kindness 101’Not sure which lessons to teach your kids while they are home from school? Kindness 101 with Steve Hartman will be available on CBS Evening News Facebook Live with 30 min sessions at 1 p.m. Central tiem throughout Thursday.