It’s been 150 years since the Great Chicago Fire, but some of the details are still up for debate. CBS 2’s Jim Williams spoke with Paul Durica of the Newberry Library for some clarity.
Chicago Weather: Flurries And Rain On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Wednesday, Flurries ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Department Of Health Reports Jump In COVID Cases Across ChicagoChicago is now averaging 903 new coronavirus cases every day. That's up 75% from last week.
Chicago's Palmer House Celebrates Its 150th AnniversaryThe Palmer House first opened in 1871, and it's one of the country's longest-operating hotels.
Special Prosecutor Presenting Closing Arguments To Jury In Jussie Smollett TrialClosing arguments began Wednesday at the Jussie Smollett trial, with prosecutors telling jurors they presented a clear-cut case that the former "Empire" actor orchestrated a fake hate crime against himself as a publicity stunt. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
The Department of Planning and Development Studying North Side For New DevelopmentClark street is at a crossroads. The city plans to study the North Side street to see how it can boost new development.
Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act Heads Before House Judiciary CommitteeThe Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act goes before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
Evanescence Touring For New Album; 'Working On This Music ... Really Got Us Through The Pandemic'Amy Lee and Evanescence are making a comeback to the music scene. With a new album out and a major area tour ahead of them, CBSN’s Jamaica Ponder sits down with the band’s lead singer, Amy Lee, to talk about their new album, touring, and the returning to music after a nearly decade long break. Evanescence will be playing on Dec. 9th at the Aragon Ballroom.
Bookings For Airbnb 'Home Alone' House Opens TuesdayBookings for this Winnetka home open at 1 p.m.
Chicago Weather: Look For A Few FlurriesCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
Give Holiday Greeting Cards To Residents At An Aurora Homeless ShelterYou can drop off the cards until December 15 at Illinois State Representative Barbara Hernandez's district office in Aurora from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No envelope or postage is needed.
Smollett Back On The Witness Stand Being Questioned By ProsecutorOn day 6 of his trial, Jussie Smollett is back on the witness stand, as prosecutors continue their cross-examination of the actor regarding the January 2019 attack he says was real but prosecutors contend was a hoax. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Jussie Smollett Takes The Witness Stand At His TrialJussie Smollett took the witness stand on Monday to tell jurors his side of the story about the 2019 attack that police and prosecutors have said was a hoax. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Salvation Army Volunteers Box Up Meals For The Holiday SeasonThis week, they'll be packing up 16,000 boxes of food. Turkeys, chickens, stuffing and gravy. Everything for a holiday feast. Those boxes will be shipped to all 28 Salvation Army centers across the Chicago area.
Wind Advisory In Effect; Temperature Drop MondayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Chicago Teachers Union Demanding Action After Over 100 People In Woodlawn In QuarantineIn the past two weeks, 20 cases of COVID were reported. There were seven cases on Friday, causing 113 people into quarantine.
Jussie Smollett Trial Resumes; Will He Take The Stand?We're still waiting to see if Jussie Smollett will take the stand and testify in his trial before the defense rests its case. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Chicago Firefighters Help Deliver Letters To Santa At Macy's On State StreetThey rushed to the Macy's on State Street to deliver 2,500 letters to Santa. The jolly old elf himself led the firefighters to the mailbox, as the reindeer helpers cheered.
Chicago Weather: Mostly Sunny SundayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the extended forecast.
2's Got Your Ticket: Melissa Gilbert Stars In "When Harry Met Rehab'The nation watched Melissa Gilbert grow up for almost a decade on one of the most enduring shows of the 1970s on "Little House on the Prairie." She's now center stage in a new comedy, "When Harry Met Rehab." CBS 2 entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole sat down with the actress, who's kept the prairie close to her heart.
Mother Of Jelani Day Demands Federal Hate Crime Investigation Of Illinois State Grad Student Found DeadHis mother, Carmen Bolden Day, joined Reverend Jesse Jackson at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters with her attorney, Ben Crump. They want a federal hate crime investigation into what led up to Jelani's death.
Wolfpack Junior Football Team Heading To Florida For National ChampionshipsA super-sized send-off is underway in Jackson Park for the undefeated Wolfpack junior football team, as they head to Florida to compete for a national championship.
Police Search For Three Men In Smash And Grab At Clothing Store In South LoopPolice are investigating after three men broke into a clothing store in the South Loop near Roosevelt and Wells.
Officers Involved In Botch Raid Of Anjanette Young Attend HearingAt least one of the officers facing suspension or possible termination after the botched raid at Anjanette Young's apartment will plead not guilty to all charges. there was a police board hearing Friday.