Mayor Lori Lightfoot has chosen San Antonio schools superintendent Pedro Martinez as the next Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer, appointing the first Latino to run the city's school district. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Ordinance To Repeal Vaccine Mandate For City Workers Introduced At City CouncilDozens of Chicago Police officers and other city workers rallied outside City Hall ahead of Monday’s City Council meeting, urging aldermen to support an ordinance that would repeal Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s vaccine mandate. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chicago Weather: Wet and WindyCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Increased Security At Burlington Central High School After Snapchat ThreatStudents at Burlington Central High School will see sheriff's deputies on campus Monday, after a social media threat.
COVID Booster Shots Available In ChicagoAll eligible Chicagoans can get the booster dose for free. Eligible groups include those age 65 or older, people with underlying medical conditions, people who live in a long-term care facility and people who work or live in high-risk settings.
Chicago Weather: A Cloudy And Frosty WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
PAWS Dogs Of The Week: Brownie And TongaIt's a two-for-one with the PAWS Dogs of the Week. Meet Brownie and Tonga. They are a friendly bonded pair of best pals that would like to be adopted together. These seven and eight-year-old beagle pups love to lay on the couch and snuggle.
2's Got Your Ticket: 'What The Constitution Means To Me'It's part history class, part personal revelation, and a whole lot of fun. 2's Got Your Ticket. CBS 2's entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole talks with actress Cassie Beck, who stars in "What The Constitution Means To Me."
Halloween Festivities Kicks Off In Western Suburbs This WeekendForest Park will hold its 9th annual casket race on Saturday. Team compete and win prizes, including the casket that comes in "dead" last. In LaGrange, local businesses are hoping you will shop and pose with the light hearted skeletons in front of their shops. More than 40 skeletons will be on display.
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine More Than 90% Effective At Protecting KidsPfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective at protecting kids from infection, ahead of public review, AP reports.
Englewood Murals Encourage Community To Get COVID-19 VaccineSome new artwork in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood is more than just beautiful. It's a gateway to getting more people vaccinated against COVID-19.
Dozens Of Firefighters, Water Department Staff Sue City Over Vaccine MandateThe city of Chicago is facing yet another lawsuit over its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for city workers, as dozens of firefighters and water department workers are asking a federal judge to block the mandate. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Man Shot, Killed After Argument At Bus Stop In Logan Square; Shooter Kills Second Man Nearby During CarjackingA man was shot and killed after an argument near a bus stop in Logan Square overnight. The shooter then killed another man.
Pritzker Announces Electric Vehicle Energy Storage Training ProgramOn Thursday, Governor JB Pritzker announced a new community college skills training program to make sure workers are ready to fill the jobs.
Public Viewing For Chicago Civil Rights Icon Tumuel Black On ThursdayBlack's public viewing is from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at AA Rayner and Sons Funeral Home on 71st Street.
Dixmoor Residents Frustrated After Five Days With Little To No WaterCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will visit south suburban Dixmoor on Thursday to assess the water woes plaguing the town. Thousands of residents in Dixmoor have been experiencing low water pressure issues since Saturday, having a trickle of water to none at all.
Chicago Weather: Showers And Cooler TempsA cool down is in effect. Mostly cloudy with a much cooler feel Thursday as afternoon temps hold in the 50s.
Walk For Peace Underway In EnglewoodA walk for peace is underway in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.
Police Warn Of String Of Armed Robberies At Downtown 7-Eleven StoresChicago police are warning downtown business owners of a series of armed robberies at 7-Eleven convenience stores in recent weeks. Katie Johnston reports.
Dixmoor Sends Plea For Help As Water Pressure Down To A Trickle In Parts Of South SuburbThe village of Dixmoor is asking for help figuring out its ongoing water problems, as water pressure in parts of the south suburb is down to a trickle on Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Rain On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Rahm Emanuel Testifies To Become The New ambassador Of JapanIt's a job interview of sorts as former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is testifying before the senate foreign relations committee to become the next ambassador to Japan.
3 Dead, 2 In Critical Condition In Overnight Shooting In KenoshaThree people are dead and two others critically injured after a domestic-related mass shooting Tuesday night in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Police believe the shooter is among the dead.
Common And Chance The Rapper Urging Illinois Legislators To Allow Parole For Inmates After 20 Years In PrisonCurrently, Illinois doesn't allow parole for inmates who were sentenced after 1978, regardless of how young they were when they committed a crime.
Chicago Sky And Hometown Hero Candace ParkerAfter 13 years with the Los Angeles Sparks, Candace Parker came home to Chicago to play for the Sky, and it immediately paid off, as the Naperville native helped lead her new team to its first WNBA title.