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Chicago Easing Restrictions For Restaurants, Bars, Fitness Centers, Personal ServicesChicago restaurants will soon be able to serve more people indoors, and bars that don’t serve food will soon be able to resume service inside, under loosened COVID-19 restrictions announced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday. The city also is easing restrictions for health and fitness clubs, and for personal services.
Chicago Weather: Cool And Cloudy Afternoon With Spotty ShowersCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the latest 7-day forecast.
New Ford Pre-Assembly Plant Anchors Commerce Park Chicago Development On Southeast SideDreams of a new hub for industrial jobs in Hegewisch moved forward on Monday, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10th) and developers celebrated completion of the first phase of the Commerce Park campus.
Parents, Students Plan To Sue IHSA Over Moving Fall Sports To SpringThe message is clear: they want to play. So on Monday, parents and advocates of some local student athletes plan to file a lawsuit to pressure Illinois lawmakers and educators to re-open schools so fall sports can begin. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chicago Church Where Emmett Till's Funeral Was Held Listed Among Endangered PlacesAccording to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the church has "severe structural issues" and needs rehabilitation funding and partnerships "to ensure long-term viability."  
PAWS Dog Of The Week: HoltThe cute and frisky Holt is a one-year-old shepherd mix who enjoys training and is looking for a loving forever home
Chicago Weather: Sunny And Breezy This WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the weekend forecast.
Kyle Rittenhouse, Charged With Killing Two During Kenosha Protests, Fighting Extradition To WisconsinKyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old from Antioch charged with killing two people and wounding another during protests in Kenosha last month, plans to fight extradition from Lake County to Wisconsin, his attorneys told a Lake County judge on Friday. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chicago Weather: More Sun For FridayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the forecast.
United Airlines COVID TestingThe Chicago-based airline is offering COVID testing to specific flights before boarding.
Facebook Users In Illinois Could Get Payment In Class Action LawsuitIf you live in Illinois, Facebook could be sending you some money to settle a class action lawsuit.
Over 23,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Sept. 14, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 870,000 new claims filed across the country last week.
Early Voting Begins For Most Of Illinois; Chicago And Cook County Suburbs Start Next MonthIn-person early voting is now underway across most of Illinois, although it doesn't start in Chicago or suburban Cook County until next month. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Former DCFS Worker Pleads Not Guilty In A.J. Freund CaseFormer Illinois Department of Children and Family Services caseworker Carlos Acosta pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony charges accusing him of failing to protect 5-year-old A.J. Freund, who died at the hands of his parents.
Analysis Of The Indictment In The Breonna Taylor CaseCBS 2 legal analyst Irv Miller explains "wanton endangerment" and why no officers were charged in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
Analysis Of The Indictment In The Breonna Taylor CaseCBS 2 legal analyst Irv Miller explains "wanton endangerment" and why no officers were charged in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
Analysis Of The Indictment In The Breonna Taylor CaseCBS 2 legal analyst Irv Miller explains "wanton endangerment" and why no officers were charged in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
Hazy Sunshine Expected All DayCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest forecast.
Gov. Pritzker Warns Of Rising COVID-19 Cases In Northwest IllinoisWhile most of Illinois is seeing declines in COVID-19 cases, Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday warned that Region 1 in the northwestern part of the state has seen cases climb "at a concerning rate" in recent weeks.
Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears Hall Of Fame Running Back, Dead At 77Gale Sayers will always be remembered as one of the most electrifying players in NFL history, after a legendary career with the Chicago Bears. He has died at age 77.
Chicago Weather: A Few Clouds For ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast.
Pritzker Places National Guard On Notice Ahead Of Kentucky Announcement In Breonna Taylor CaseGov. JB Pritzker has placed the Illinois National Guard on notice ahead of a Kentucky grand jury presenting its findings in the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville earlier this year.
Small Business Help In Cook CountyThe Cook County COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program will provide funding and guidance to ease the pain of the pandemic.
Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears Legend, Dies At 77Legendary Bear Gale Sayers, one of the most electrifying running backs and kick returners in NFL history, has died at the age of 77. Katie Johnston reports.

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