Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a law that eliminates driver's license suspensions for most non-moving violations. Katie Johnston reports.
On Stage With Chris JonesCBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Summer" about the life of legendary singer Donna Summer, now playing at the Nederlander Theatre and the classic "American in Paris" on stage at the Drury Lane Theatre.
Chicago RealTime Weather: Expect A Warm Up On SaturdayCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the extended forecast which includes warmer weather starting on Saturday.
No New Trial After All For Gerald Reed, Who Claims He Was Tortured Into Double Murder ConfessionFourteen months after a Cook County Judge ruled Gerald Reed should get a new trial for a 1990 double murder, based on his claims of torture, another judge on Friday threw out that ruling, and ruled Reed will continue serving his life sentence. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Students Suffer Overdose At Community Christian Alternative AcademyThree students reportedly suffered an overdose at Community Christian Alternative Academy on Thursday morning. Katie Johnston reports.
Temps Plunge on Thursday For A Friday Deep FreezeCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast details on the very cold weather coming through Thursday evening and sticking around through Friday.
Winter Weather Impacting, Flights, CTA TrainsO'Hare, Midway airports have been canceling hundreds of flights and commuters experienced issues on the Blue Line Thursday morning.
Lightfoot Says City 'Could Have A Mess On Our Hands' If CPD Isn't Proactive Enough About Violent CrimeWarning that the city could “have a mess on our hands” if the Chicago Police Department doesn’t get a grip on a rise in gun violence in the wake of Chicago's deadliest weekend of the year, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she’s confident top brass “will rise to the occasion.”
University Of Illinois Research Center To Anchor First Phase Of The 78 MegadevelopmentConstruction on the first major piece of The 78 megadevelopment in the South Loop should begin later this year, after Gov. JB Pritzker announced the release of $500 million in capital funding for the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI), a research hub led by the University of Illinois.
Watch For Snow Heading Into Wednesday AfternoonCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast that has snow moving in Wednesday early evening, steady temps on Thursday, followed by bitter cold on Friday.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Supports New Indictment Of Jussie Smollett; Shrugs Off CriticsCook County State's attorney Kim Foxx says she supports new charges against actor Jussie Smollett, even though her office dropped similar charges that the former "Empire" actor lied to police the he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe and Eric Cox report.
Fetal Remains Found In Illinois To Be Buried In IndianaThousands of unidentified fetal remains found on personal property associated with Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, an Indiana abortion doctor who died in September, will be buried Wednesday in South Bend.
Frigid Temps Coming Soon Followed By A Warming Trend Early Next WeekCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast for the coming week with includes very cold temps for Thursday and especially Friday. But the weather will be warmer staring on Saturday.
At Least 50 Public Storage Units Broken IntoRaw video shows damage. Unlear if anything was stolen at this time.
Very Cold Weather On The Way This WeekCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros takes a look at the very cold forecast on the way later this week.
South Loop Dry Cleaner And Holistic Healing Studio Gutted In Extra-Alarm FireFlames destroyed two businesses Tuesday morning in the South Loop, as more than 100 firefighters were called in to extinguish an extra-alarm blaze. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CPD: 9 Homicides In Chicago's Deadliest Weekend Of The YearChicago police say there were nine homicides in what has been the deadliest weekend of the year in a city where fatal shootings had been in decline. Katie Johnston reports.
Calm Start To Week Turns Sharply Colder By FridayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest forecast.
City Council Environment Committee To Vote On 'Climate Emergency' DeclarationFrom destroying beaches to unleashing floods citywide, record high lake levels are causing concern and sparking anger. It's gotten so bad, some aldermen want to declare a "climate emergency" and say the city must act now. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: JoyShe's a two-month-old terrier mix puppy who is playful and friendly!
Weekend Snow AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Tim McGill has the latest forecast.
On Stage: ‘Riverdance’ And ‘Emma’CBS 2 theatre critic Chris Jones reviews "Riverdance" at the Cadillac Palace Theatre and "Emma" Chicago Shakespeare Theater .
Suspected Shooter Due In CourtA man suspected in shooting to death another man and wounding a police officer is back in court.
Illinois Officials: 1 Non-Citizen Voted In Registration ErrorIllinois officials said at least one non-U.S. citizen voted after an error in the state’s automatic vote registration system mistakenly registered over 500 people who said they weren’t citizens. Katie Johnston reports.
Snow Continues To Fall In The Chicago AreaCBS 2 meteorologist Tim McGill has the latest forecast.