CBS 2 meteorologist Tim McGill has the extended forecast.
Suburban Man First COVID Patient To Get Double Lung TransplantHe's the first known COVID-19 patient to receive a double lung transplant from a COVID-19 donor at Chicago's Northwestern Medicine.
Warm Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Mayor Nominates Annette Nance-Holt To Be First Black Woman Chicago Fire Department CommissionerMayor Lori Lightfoot has tapped Acting Chicago Fire Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt, who lost her teenage son to one of the city's most infamous shootings in 2007, to serve as the first Black woman to run the Chicago Fire Department.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: CalebCaleb is the PAWS Pet of the Week. He is a very sweet eight-year-old lab mix who is very friendly and is looking for a forever.
Illinois Moves Into 'Bridge Phase' Of Reopening FridayIn the new phase, people with proof that they have been fully vaccinated, or with a negative COVID-19 test one to three days before an event or public gathering, will not count against capacity limits.
Rush Administers Vaccine To KidsRush Medical Center has 1,000 COVID vaccine doses and 40% of them are set aside for kids ages 12 to 15.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Skies For ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
Nearly 18,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last WeekThe U.S. Department of Labor estimates 17,931 new unemployment claims were filed last week in Illinois.
'Take Flight' At The Museum of Science And IndustryThe Chicago institution reimagined its popular aviation exhibit with today's flying necessities.
Kids Get Their Shot At The COVID VaccineCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports some parents are excited that their kids 12 and older will be able to get the COVID vaccine.
New Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Sites To Target CPS Students, FamiliesChicago public school students and their parents will be able to get their COVID-19 shots at one of 15 schools, beginning this Saturday. Katie Johnston reports.
Surveillance Video Shows Detainee Attack Cook County Sheriff's Deputies At Skokie CourthouseFour Cook County Sheriff’s deputies were injured Wednesday morning, when a detainee attacked one of the deputies before a hearing at the Skokie courthouse. (Attack starts around 3:30 mark)
COVID-19 In Illinois: Average Infection Rate Falls To Lowest Point Since Late March; Vaccinations Still Lagging From April PeakAs Illinois prepares to enter its next reopening phase this weekend, the state's average infection rate has reached its lowest point in nearly seven weeks, even as daily vaccinations still trail far behind the peak seen in April. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: Temps Are ClimbingCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the extended forecast.
Indiana Residents Receiving Unemployment Benefits Will Have Provide Proof Of Job SearchThe requirement is not new. It was lifted during the pandemic and is returning as many businesses say they're having a hard time finding workers.
After Encouraging Chicagoans To Pick Up PPE Litter, Company Donates 100,000 Masks To Food DepositoryOne hundred thousand masks were delivered to the Greater Chicago Food Depository on Wednesday, thanks to a local business owner who saw a pandemic problem: used masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) thrown all over city streets.
Shot And A Beer BillA bill in the Illinois House would let those 21 and older get a free beer with proof of the COVID vaccine.
3 Killed In Starved Rock Explosion Last Week IdentifiedLaSalle County authorities have identified three men killed last week in an explosion near Starved Rock State Park. Katie Johnston reports.
SWAT Team Responds To Building In South Loop For Call Of Men With Guns InsidePolice were called to the building because at least four men with guns were seen inside the building in the 1400 block of South Michigan Avenue. A group of people were gathering a room on the third floor when someone called police.
New Age Progression Image Of Missing Aurora Boy Timmothy Pitzen Released 10 Years After His DisappearanceAnyone with information is asked to contact the Aurora Police Department's Timmothy Pitzen Tip Line at 630-256-5516.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Days AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
New DMV Facility Opens In Chicago HeightsThe facility at Prairie State University is temporary as repairs are made to an existing DMV site damaged by a fire bomb last year.
Chicago Inmates Play In Chess CompetitionCook County Jail is one of several facilities participating in an international chess tournament where inmates from around the world play against one another.
As CDC Nears Approval Of Pfizer Vaccine For Kids 12 And Up, Doctors Say Vaccinating Children Key To Ending PandemicAs a CDC panel prepares to vote Wednesday on final approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15, some of the Chicago area’s top doctors gathered on Tuesday to help educate parents why it’s safe to get your kids vaccinated.