CPD is investigating an incident that took place on the city's South Side. A man's body was found in a burning minivan in Englewood.
Illinois Announces 2,758 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 110 More DeathsWith another 110 deaths from COVID-19, and 2,758 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past day, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike urged people across Illinois to continue following social distancing guidelines as they mark the Memorial Day weekend.
Local High Schools Featured In Virtual PromThe Prom-a-thon will be hosted by former First Lady Michelle Obama and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is one of the honorary chaperones.
Mayor Lightfoot Surprises CPS Principal With AwardTeachers and the mayor surprise a Chatham principal with an award.
Houston Is The PAWS Dog Of The WeekThis happy dog is a five-ear-old shepherd mix.
Chicago Weather: Storms And Warm Weather On Deck This WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the weekend forecast.
Teachers, Mayor Surprise Chatham Principal With Gold Apple AwardA principal on the South Side won the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Leadership.
Fatal Crash On I-94 In IndianaCrews are responding to a fatal crash on I-94 in Indiana involving a semi-truck.
New COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open In Rolling MeadowsA new testing site opens in the northwest suburbs Friday morning.
Jerry Sloan, 'The Original Bull,' Dies At 78Before becoming a Hall of Fame coach for the Utah Jazz, Jerry Sloan was known as “The Original Bull,” a relentless defender who was one of the team’s first All-Star players in the franchise’s early years in the 1960s.
Evanston Restaurant Owner Hecky Powell DiesCBS 2 News at 11:00 a.m.
Illinois Announces 2,268 New COVID-19 Cases, 87 Additional DeathsIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Illinois has had 102,686 total virus cases since the start of the pandemic, including 4,607 deaths.
Chicago Weather: Partly Cloudy Thursday Night Into Friday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the forecast and a peek at the weekend weather.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Outlines Expanded COVID-19 Mental Health ServicesMayor Lori Lightfoot said the city will invest $1.2 million dollars for mental health initiative.
Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues Through The WeekendCBS 2 Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Local Teacher Surprised With Golden Apple AwardMichael Stewart won a prestigious national Golden Apple award for excellence in teaching.
Protesters Fight Against Illegal EvictionsAt the corporate office of Atlas Asset management in the West Loop.The group says it wants atlas to uphold the "housing solidarity pledge" it signed with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Recent College Grads Hit Especially Hard By Unemployment CrisisThe U.S. Department of Labor estimates 72,816 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of May 11 in Illinois, according to the DOL's weekly claims report released Thursday. One group that's being hit especially hard is recent college graduates. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
More Than 2,300 New COVID-19 Cases In IllinoisAt least 147 new COVID-19 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Despite the number of cases and deaths in the state, Governor Pritzker is optimistic about the opening of Phase 3.
Chicago Weather: Dry Skies For The Next Few DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast.
Chicago Weather: Sun And Clouds For Wednesday And ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Oprah Donates To 'Live Healthy Chicago' For COVID-19 HelpMedia giant Oprah Winfrey is donating 12 million dollars to organizations helping under-served communities during COVID-19.
Ford Workers Return To Assembly Plant After Employee Tests PositiveDay two back on the job for thousands of workers at Chicago's Ford assembly plant did not go as planned. Many were forced to leave early after someone tested positive for COVID-19.
Little Village Residents Protest Power Plant DemolitionResidents of Little Village on Wednesday staged a protest outside City Hall, objecting to Mayor Lori Lightfoot's decision to restart demolition of a power plant in their neighborhood.
Illinois Lawmakers Returning To Springfield To Discuss Budget, COVID-19 ReliefLawmakers are expected to discuss a state budget and critical issues surrounding COVID-19 relief, all while following social distancing guidelines.