About two dozen Blanding's turtles that were cared for at the Shedd Aquarium were released into a suburban forest preserve after being cared for and growing to a size where they can survive in the wild.
Lightfoot: CPS Classes Unlikely MondayStrike enters day three, and both sides continue to make progress.
Stolen Car Crashes Into Harvey HomeA stolen car crashed into a house in south suburban Harvey, while fleeing from Metra police officers who spotted the vehicle on Dixie Highway. This man's grandmother was inside the house at the time.
Lightfoot On Ride Share Tax IncreaseChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot defends her proposal to increase ride share taxes, despite calls from the disabled community that the extra fees will impact them and their accessibility.
Chicago Police Officer Adam Wazny, Shot Serving Arrest Warrant, Goes Home From HospitalChicago police officer Adam Wazny has spent nearly a month in the hospital, undergoing multiple surgeries, after he was shot while serving an arrest warrant in West Englewood. So he was understandably relieved to be going home to his own bed on Friday.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: JerilynThe PAWS Dog of the Week is Jerilyn, a 2-month-old Labrador Retriever mix who is very playful and outgoing.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 18, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Chicago Teachers Continue Strike For Second DayIt’s day two of the Chicago teachers’ strike, as the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union resume work on finding a deal to end the work stoppage. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports.
'It Is A Setback': Parents Work To Find Childcare Amid Teachers' StrikeThe Chicago teachers' strike is forcing some working parents to find a place for their kids to go.
Chicago Police Board To Decide Whether Robert Rialmo Should Be FiredA Chicago police officer who shot and killed two people years ago could be fired Thursday.
What Would The Proposed Teachers' Contracts Cost?Even if you don't have children, all Chicago homeowners can expect to pay up for a new teachers' contract.
Chicago Teachers Head To Picket Line For Day 1 Of Strike, Mayor Lightfoot RespondsChicago Public Schools teachers are on strike Thursday morning and set to picket outside every CPS school. That means no school for 360,000 students.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 10-16-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a check on the extended forecast.
Chicago Park District Reaches 'Historic' Contract Agreement With CityEIU Local 73 Vice President Jeffrey Howard said after nine months of negotiations the Chicago Park District reached a “historic agreement” Tuesday evening.
CPS Classes Cancelled For Thursday As CTU Prepares To StrikeCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports Chicago public school students will get the day off tomorrow. as the teachers union and the city continue negotiation to avoid a strike, set to happen on Thursday.
Joe Maddon Signs Three-Year Deal As Manager For The AngelsFormer Cubs manager Joe Maddon agreed to a 3-year deal with the Angels.
City Council Black Caucus Proposes Postponing Recreational Marijuana For 6 Months Citing Zero Black OwnershipRecreational marijuana in Chicago is hitting some snags. The city's Black Caucus is proposing to delay sales for six months, saying it's not about money but about equity.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 10-15-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Trial Starts For Woman Accused Of Hitting And Killing Three Children With Her CarNearly a year after three small Indiana children were hit-and-killed steps from getting on their school bus, the woman accused of killing them is going to trial.
Firefighters Battle North Side BlazeChicago firefighters were busy overnight chasing a 90 minute arson spree on the North Side.
Mother Of Man Hit By Bowling Ball SpeaksCBS 2's Eric Cox speaks to the mother of a man who, in September, was hit with a bowling ball in Cicero. The man accused of hurling the ball is due in court on Tuesday.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 14, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
3-Year-Old Shot While Sitting In A Parked Car In Back Of The Yards In Critical ConditionA 3-year-old boy was shot in the head while sitting in a parked car in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood late Sunday night, police confirm.
Southwest Flight Blows Tires After Landing At MidwayA Southwest Airlines flight was evacuated Monday morning at Midway International Airport. The airline said the plane experienced a hydraulic problem after landing. It also appeared the plane blew the tires on at least one set of landing gear.
On Stage With Chris Jones: 'The King's Speech' And 'The Man Of Good Hope'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews two performances now at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, "The King's Speech" and "The Man Of Good Hope"