Monday is Tech Day in Chicago and several local companies are celebrating with a big promise for the city's future.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Dec. 5, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Lightfoot Says She Didn't Jump The Gun In Firing Of CPD Supt. Eddie JohnsonMayor Lori Lightfoot is defending her decision to remove former Police Supt. Eddie Johnson from his position as the city’s top cop before an inspector general’s investigation is completed into Johnson’s drinking and driving incident, noting she has the discretion to fire any city commissioner for any reason she sees fit.
Man Slammed By Police Officer Back In CourtCook County prosecutors plan to seek a grand jury indictment against 29-year-old Bernard Kersh, the man charged with aggravated battery after police say he threatened and spit in the eye of an officer who body-slammed him on Thanksgiving. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Postal Service Starts 'Dear Santa' ServiceWith Christmas three weeks away, the United States Postal Service is starting its Operation Santa program. It's where people can pick up a "Dear Santa" letter and adopting a letter and dropping off requested gifts from kids.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 12-04-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
With Work Underway To Fight Beach Erosion, Rogers Park Neighbors Hope For Permanent FixSome of Chicago's most beautiful beaches are now non-existent. Rapid erosion, brought on by record lake levels, has wiped away shores across the city. As CBS 2's Eric Cox reports, neighbors in Rogers Park want a permanent fix, and fast.
Crash Involving 2 School Buses In Justice Sends 5 Children To Local HospitalsFire officials said five children were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries.
Shooting Near Howard Street Red Line StationChicago police are responding to reports of a person shot near the Howard Street Red Line in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Dec. 3, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest 7-day forecast.
Interim CPD Supt. Charlie Beck Begins First Full Day As City's Top CopIt's interim Chicago Police Supt. Charlie Beck's first full day on the job after taking over for ousted Supt. Eddie Johnson. Beck says it's not the transition he'd expected, but he insisted it would be a smooth one. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Woman Says She Was Drugged And Raped After Visiting El Hefe NightclubA second woman has come forward to say she was drugged and raped after visiting El Hefe nightclub, a week after another woman filed a lawsuit accusing the bar's security guards of standing by as she was sexually assaulted in the back alley.
Holocaust Denier And Neo-Nazi Arthur Jones Running For CongessSelf-avowed Nazi and Holocaust denier Arthur Jones is making another bid for Congress, two years after getting 26% of the vote in his failed bid against U.S. Rep Dan Lipinski. Katie Johnston reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 12-2-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Person Shot In Restroom At Block 37 MallPolice and paramedics responded to the Block 37 shopping mall in the Loop on Monday, after receiving reports of a person shot in a restroom.
Travelers Pack The Airport After The Holiday WeekendCBS 2's Eric Cox has the latest on what holiday travelers are facing at O'Hare International Airport after winter weather delayed many flights coming in and out of Chicago.
Second Woman Comes Forward With Assault Allegations At El JefeA second woman is coming forward with allegations of sexual assault linked to a near North Side night club. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports her lawyers are at news conference to tell her story about what happened. It follows a similar lawsuit brought against the club last week.
Block 37 ShootingPolice respond to reports of a man shot in the Block 37 Mall.
The 2019 CTA Holiday Train Stops Into City StationsSanta, his elves and lots of happy riders took the first ride on the 2019 CTA holiday train that will roll into various stops throughout the city during the season.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: OliviaOlivia is the Paws Dog of the Week. She's sweet little soul who wants to be as close to humans as possible. She may be 10 but she has the energy of a playful pup.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 11/29/19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Ride The Rails On The Holiday TrainThe annual CTA holiday train gets rolling on Friday with all new lights and decorations. Santa's elves will be on board to hand out candy canes and spread holiday cheer.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11 A.M. 11-28-19)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has your forecast.
Thanksgiving With The Lemurs!Thanksgiving and all the trimmings came early for lemurs at the Brookfield Zoo. The animals got a feast of delicious foods with their favorites including primate biscuit, applesauce, rice cereal and honey
Bears Vs. Lions: Three Things To Watch ForCBS 2's Matt Zahn's breaks down the annual match up with the NFC rivals and how the Bears could prevail.