A Chicago Police officer has been fired a decade after letting a fellow officer to leave the scene after he allegedly assaulted two people. Katie Johnston reports.
Illinois Surpasses 3 Million COVID-19 Vaccinations; More Than 1 Million Residents Fully VaccinatedAs the state continues to ramp up vaccination efforts, Illinois has reached two new milestones, with more than 3 million people having received at least one dose of vaccine, and more than 1 million people fully vaccinated. Katie Johnston reports.
Second Man Charged In Deaths Of Beach Park CoupleA man arrested Wednesday in connection with a Gurnee armed robbery is charged with first-degree murder in the December deaths of a Beach Park couple. Katie Johnston reports.
Coalition Wants A Voice In Sale Of Chicago's Mercy HospitalA community coalition says it's relieved that the South Side's Mercy Hospital will probably remain open, but it still has issues with the process.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Weekend AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended forecast.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-57 Expressway Shooting Near 119th StreetA man died and two other people were injured during in a shooting on I-57 Friday morning.
101st Airborne Soldiers To Help Staff United Center Mass Vaccination SiteThe U.S. Army deploys the “Screaming Eagles” across the country to get some of the toughest jobs done, and that will soon include helping administer thousands of vaccines in Illinois.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: SassySassy is the PAWS Pet Of The Week. The nine-year-old Australian Blue Heeler mix is the sweetest dog you will ever meet. She's looking for that special forever home.
Suburban Chicago Man Gets 12 Years For Terror Aid EffortA federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to 12 years in prison for trying to help the Islamic State terrorist group by providing cellphones to be used as bomb detonators. Katie Johnston reports.
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes Exhibit Now Open At Museum of Science and IndustryChicagoans can learn what it's like to be a super hero at the Museum of Science and Industry. The Marvel Universe of Super Heroes exhibit is now open.
Northwestern University Dance MarathonThe virtual dance-off starts tonight at 7:00 and goes until 10:00 Saturday night,
Over 74,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims make up 10% of the estimated 745,000 filed across the country last week.
Chicago Weather: Sun Peeks Through The CloudsCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended forecast.
Discover Bringing 1,000 Jobs To Chatham At New Customer Care CenterDiscover Financial Services plans to bring about 1,000 new jobs to the Chatham neighborhood over the next four years, providing a big boost for the community.
South Shore Line Transit Officer Shoots Man During Struggle On Train In HegewischA Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Transit Police officer shot a 33-year-old man Thursday morning during a struggle on board a South Shore Line train at the Hegewisch station.
Skokie Break-(jsPolice in north suburban Skokie are investigating a couple of early break-ins.
Pediatric Cancer Survivor Shaves Chicago Doctor's Head In Virtual St. Baldrick's FundraiserIt's March, which means it's time for St. Baldrick's - when brave but benevolent souls shave their heads to raise needed money for childhood cancer research.
Jesse Jackson Out Of Rehabilitation Center After Gallbladder SurgeryThe Rev. Jesse Jackson has been discharged from a rehabilitation center where he spent more than three weeks following an illness and surgery. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: Sunny And CoolCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the forecast.
11-Year-Old Girl Fighting For Her Life After Stray Bullet Hits Her During ShootoutThe prognosis is tough for Ny-Andra Dyer, the 11-year-old girl caught in the crossfire of a shootout while sitting in a car at a West Pullman gas station on Monday.
Lightfoot, CPD Announce Sweeping Changes To Search Warrant PolicyMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Police Supt. David Brown announced plans for sweeping changes to the Chicago Police Department's search warrant policies, after a years-long series of reports by the CBS 2 Investigators on wrong raids. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports the city is making changes in three areas; involving what happens before, during, and after a search warrant is executed.
McDonald's Investigates Workers' Sexual Harassment ClaimsChicago-based McDonald's is launching an investigation into claims of sexual harassment at its restaurants after "CBS Sunday morning" spoke with women who said it happened while working there.
New Report On State Of Black Women And GirlsThere's a first of its kind congressional report on the state of Black women and girls in our nation.
Mass Vaccination Clinic Gives Out 750 Shots At Aurora's Largest Black ChurchIn an effort to make sure communities of color get vaccinated against COVID-19, a coalition of Black churches, organizations, fraternities, sororities, and elected officials teamed up to organize a mass vaccination event Tuesday morning in west suburban Aurora. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports.
Illinois Reports Lowest Daily COVID-19 Case Count Since July, Infection Rate Below 3% For More Than Two WeeksIllinois reported 1,143 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as well as 20 more deaths. It's the fewest new coronavirus cases in a single day since July 28, a span of more than seven months. Katie Johnston reports.