A day after accusing Uber of offering to pay off a group of black ministers to get them to oppose her proposed $40 million rideshare tax hike, Mayor Lori Lightfoot changed her tune somewhat, saying the rideshare giant offered tens of millions in “investments” as part of a “divide and conquer strategy.”
Fans Arrive At Bears Training CampUnlike in years past when camp was in Bourbonnais, it's limited capacity and no player autographs because of COVID.
Chicago Weather: Cooler On FridayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
COVID-19 In Illinois: 10 Deaths, 51 Hospitalizations In Breakthrough Cases In Past WeekHere's another reason to wear a mask and wash your hands frequently, even if you're vaccinated. In the past week, Illinois had 10 deaths and 51 hospitalizations from breakthrough COVID cases, when fully vaccinated people get infected with the virus.
Remains Of WWII Soldier Arthur Countryman Return To IllinoisAfter missing for 76 years, a casualty of World War II returns home to Illinois.
Over 18,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 400,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Lollapalooza Kicks Off In Grant ParkSigns are up offering health screenings at the four-day fest and safety is a priority. CTA will have 900 additional private officers deployed to accommodate the increased traffic.
Cleanup Underway After Widespread Damage From Storms OvernightCrews are busy Thursday morning cleaning up damage from nasty overnight storms that quickly and powerfully swept through the Chicago area.
Man Convicted Of Gun Possession During 2020 Unrest SentencedA man arrested last year for carrying a loaded gun and a hammer during rioting in Chicago's Loop business district has been sentenced to a year in federal prison. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: Steamy, Then A Possible ThunderstormCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the forecast.
Chicago Board Of Education, Teachers At Odds Over CPS Budget PlanThe Chicago Board of Education will be talking about the Chicago Public Schools' budget proposal in its meeting on Wednesday, but the Chicago Teachers Union wants the district to overhaul its spending plan to provide more support for students dealing with trauma. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
McCormick Recalls 3 Seasonings Because Of Possible Salmonella ContaminationIf you bought the products between June 20 and July 21, throw them away.
Governor JB Pritzker Signs Amended Code Allowing 22-Year-Old Students With Special Needs To Complete Academic YearHe signed legislation, amending the "Children with Disabilities" article of the school code so that a student who turns 22 during the school year can stay in class until the end of the academic calendar.
Auburn Gresham Gets A New Grocery StoreA Jewel-Osco store opened in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
1 Dead, 1 Injured After Crash Involving Semi-Trailer On Eisenhower Expressway Near Damen Illinois State Police said the crash happened shortly after 2 a.m., involving two cars and a semi trailer. One person died and another was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.
Chicago Weather: Sunshine All DayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
Man Shot In Attempted Robbery In The West Loop NeighborhoodPolice taped off the area on Madison and Canal where police found the 52-year-old man just before 11:30 Monday night.
Woman Dead After Dragging Officer With Car Before Crashing Into Business In Dolton; Shots Fired By PoliceA woman is dead and two police officers are in serious condition after a confrontation at a drive-thru restaurant that ended with shots fired by police and a crash in Dolton early Tuesday morning.
Another Hot Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Harper College Offers 1,000 Full Tuition ScholarshipsMacKenzie Scott gave Harper College in Palatine $18 million. It will put half of that amount towards a scholarship fund.
Nurses Strike At Portage Park's Community First Medical CenterNurses at Community First Medical Center in Portage Park are staging a one-day strike on Monday, amid contract negotiations with the hospital.
St. Sabina Pays Young People To Turn In Guns And AmmunitionA South Side church is turning to young people to get guns off Chicago's streets. If you're 25 or younger, Saint Sabina will pay up to $200 to buy your gun. The “gun buyback” comes after a weekend that saw more than 70 people shot, at least 10 of them fatally. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Man Robbed At Gunpoint In West LoopPolice said the man, in his 60s, was held up at gunpoint, in the first block of South Desplaines Road just after midnight by a man and woman.
Neighborhood Groups Working To Stop Violencenorth lawndale st agatha catholic church anti-violence groups searching for solutions marissa parra
PAWS Pet Of The Week: ReidReid is the PAWS Pet of the Week. He is a cute five-year-old dachshund mix looking for that special and loving forever home.