Two men charged with killing 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in 2015 will go on trial soon, as jury selection will get underway today at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse. Police said the men carried out a "targeted assassination" as an act of revenge. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Growing A Brilliant Future, One Garden At A TimeChicago Eco House and Southside Blooms plants flower gardens in vacant lots in the South Side and West Side of the city. The goal is to give people jobs who want a second chance, to give area youth a chance to learn about agriculture and to raise money; selling flowers directly to consumers, to pay for future growing projects.
Thousands Still Without Power In Northwest Indiana After Powerful StormsMore than 8,000 homes and businesses in northwest Indiana remained without power Tuesday morning, a day after powerful winds knocked down power lines, taking out power for up to 50,000 NIPSCO customers.
Simeon Wolverines Likely To Forfeit State Football Playoffs Due To CTU StrikeThe football team at Chicago's Simeon High School is taking the strike especially hard.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 22, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Chicago Teachers Strike Drags On; Mayor Criticizes Union For Not Having Full Team At TalksWith students missing a fourth day of class on Tuesday due to the ongoing Chicago teachers strike, there seemed to be little hope of ending the work stoppage anytime soon. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 21, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Police, Fire On Tarmac At Midway AirportPolice and fire trucks surround a plane on Monday at Midway Airport.
Boeing Says It Regrets Concerns Over Internal MessagesBoeing says it regrets concerns raised about internal communications it recently handed over to Congress and federal regulators that are investigating two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max airplanes.
Stretch Of I-94 In Lake County Named In Honor Of Trooper EllisPart of a Lake County highway now honors an Illinois state trooper who died in the line of duty.
CTU Strike Continues Into Day 5, Officials Expected To Provide UpdateThe Chicago Teachers Union said they've seen movement and made some wins. Some of the progress includes class size, staffing needs and equity for homeless students.
Mendota Teachers On StrikeChicago teachers aren't the only ones walking the picket lines. Teachers in LaSalle County in the Mendota district are on strike. The next day of negotiations is set for Wednesday.
Old Post Office Celebrates Grand Opening Of Renovated Space After $800 Million MakeoverThe iconic Old Post Office building in downtown Chicago is sporting a new look. After decades of disrepair, it’s bright, shiny, and back in business as a huge hub for some top-notch companies thanks to an $800 million makeover.
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.