EIU Local 73 Vice President Jeffrey Howard said after nine months of negotiations the Chicago Park District reached a “historic agreement” Tuesday evening.
Bears Bobbleheads For SaleTo commemorate the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl championship, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has released a set of Chicago Bears bobbleheads with the notable players who helped the Bears win the Super Bowl.
CTU Says Some CPS Staff Moving Out Of Houses To Protect Families During In-Person Learning Until They Get COVID VaccineThe Chicago Teachers Union wants Mayor Lori Lightfoot to back off her push to reopen schools for in-person learning. One issue is the difficulty of getting a vaccine. Teachers are now eligible for shots, but CTU members say it's not easy to get one.
Chicago Weather: Snow Continues To Fall Through WednesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a check on the extended forecast.
Winter Storm Approaching; Lakeshore Flood Advisory In EffectCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.
CPS, CTU Continue Negotiations Regarding In-Person LearningCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports a school standoff pushes back the return of Chicago Public Schools teachers to their classrooms, at least until Wednesday.
Chicago Weather: Some Snow On SundayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended weekend forecasst.
Chicago, Cook County Suburbs On Track To Resume Limited Indoor Dining SaturdayChicago's stay-at-home advisory officially ends today, and with infection rates continuing to decline, Chicago and the Cook County suburbs are on track to allow limited indoor dining and drinking at restaurants and bars on Saturday.
CPD Agrees To Recommended Search Warrant Policy ChangesThe Chicago Police Department has agreed to make key reforms in its search warrant policies, in response to an ongoing investigation by the City's top watchdog, which was launched as result of CBS 2’s years-long investigation into wrong raids.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: ChipThe PAWS Pet of the Week is Chip. He's a spunky and happy six-year-old shepherd mix looking for a loving forever home.
City Council Public Safety Committee Holding Hearing On Spike In CarjackingsAlderman are frustrated, residents are terrified, and victims are left traumatized as the number of carjackings keeps growing in Chicago, and on Friday the City Council Public Safety Committee is holding a public hearing on what might be done to stem the tide. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Chicago Weather: Mild Thursday To Give Way To Frigid FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest 7-day forecast.
Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg Urges Big Funds For TransportationPresident Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, appeared on a smooth path to quick confirmation, pledging to senators on Thursday to help carry out the administration’s ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. Katie Johnston reports.
Will & Kankakee Counties To Resume Indoor Dining TodayWill and Kankakee counties became the latest part of the state to allow for indoor service at restaurants and bars, after the state loosened COVID-19 restrictions on Thursday.
Over 108,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims were among 900,000 filed across the country.
Fatal Fire In South AustinOne person was killed Thursday morning in a house fire in the South Austin neighborhood.
New Immigration Unit For The Cook Co. Public Defender's OfficeThe Cook County Public Defender's Office has a new unit to help immigrants in court.
13-Year-Old Girl Dead, 4 Seriously Injured After Head-On Crash In Garfield Ridge; 1 Person In CustodyOne person was in custody after a 13-year-old was killed and four other people were injured in a crash Wednesday night in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
City Set To Begin Next Phase Of Vaccine Plan On MondayA big announcement from Chicago's top doctor. The city will start vaccinating people against the coronavirus in the Phase 1B category on Monday. That includes people over 65; and frontline essential workers including teachers, first responders, grocery store workers, postal carriers, and more.
COVID-19 Infection Rate In Illinois At Lowest Point Since OctoberIllinois continues to see steady improvement in the average COVID-19 infection rate and coronavirus hospitalizations, despite recent upticks in new cases and deaths. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: Breezy For The Next Several DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has a check on the forecast.
CPD Investigates 3 CarjackingChicago police are looking for suspects in three separate carjackings that happened Wednesday morning.
Man Wounded In Lawndale Shootout With Police Officers Charged With Attempted MurderA 30-year-old man who was wounded in a shootout with Chicago Police officers Monday night in Lawndale has been charged with attempted murder.
Possible Strike Vote Looms In Ongoing School Reopening Showdown Between CPS And CTUYet another showdown between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union. Kindergarten through 8th grade students are set to return to in-person learning in a week-and-a-half, but teachers say COVID-19 is still a threat. CBS 2's Marissa Parra tells us how teachers could be moving towards a strike.
CPS CEO Janice Jackson Holds Roundtable Discussion On School Reopening PlansChicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson held a virtual roundtable discussion with parents on Tuesday about the plan for more students to return to in-person learning next month.