Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Dr. Alison Arwady announced, payitforwardchicago.com. The initiative raises money to buy VISA gift cards, so community health clinics can give them out to encourage people to get a COVID vaccine.
Chicago Weather: Sprinkles, Flurries PossibleCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon with the Chicago's forecast.
Water Department Worker Freed From Muddy Hole In South ShoreChicago firefighters freed a Water Department worker who got trapped in a hole Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. (Source: Chicago Fire Department)
Brief Warmup By Wednesday AfternoonCBS 2 Laura Bannon has the forecast.
'The Real World: Los Angeles' Cast Reuniting Where It All Started For 'The Real World Homecoming'Do you remember the hit reality show “The Real World”? The cast of the show’s second season has reunited in Los Angles for the second season of “The Real World Homecoming” on Paramount+, and CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos sat down with two of the original cast members about their reunion.
2's Got Your Ticket: 'A Christmas Carol' At Goodman TheatreThis year marks the Goodman Theatre’s 44th annual production of “A Christmas Carol.” CBS 2’s entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole sat down with the actor whose portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge has become a Chicago Christmas tradition.
'Garden Goddess' Will Sell Produce Grown In Her Urban Market To Local Food MarketEllison plants harvests fruits and veggies behind her three flat in the South Shore neighborhood and now she’s selling some of what she grows down the street at the Local Market Foods on 71st and Jeffrey.
3-Year-Old Dies After Falling from Highrise Window On Near North SideA death investigation is underway after a 3-year-old boy fell from a 17th floor window on the Near North Side.
Woman Involved In Crash meets Nurse Who Rescued Her For The First TimeA nurse jumped into action after seeing a bad crash on I-355 last month. Now the pregnant woman she helped get out of her car and to the hospital got to say thank you.
48 Million People Planning To Drive For Thanksgiving Travel; Here's What You Need To KnowAccording to AAA, more than 53 million people will travel for Thanksgiving this year. A little over 48 million of them plan to drive, which means roads will be busy.
'Adventures In Christmasing' Star Kim Fields Talks About Her Holiday SpecialCBS 2's Ryan Baker talks to the star of "Adventures in Christmasing" Kim Fields, who also wrote and produced the holiday movie, airing on VH1 as part of the channel's "Naughty or Nice" film series.
Suspect In Waukesha Christmas Parade Tragedy, Darrell Brooks, Expected In Court TuesdayDarrell Brooks, 39, was charged with five counts of murder after he allegedly plowed through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, killing at least five and injuring dozens more. He is expected in court Tuesday afternoon.
Chicago Students Raise Turkeys, Grow Vegetables For Thanksgiving Feast For SeniorsAround 100 students at Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences worked in the test kitchen Tuesday morning making turkey, cornbread and pumpkin pie. The students raised the turkeys and grew the vegetables.
Chicago Weather: A Few Clouds For WednesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Oak Park Business Delia's Kitchen On Fire; Nearby Evacuations UnderwayOak Park firefighters are responding to an extra-alarm fire at a restaurant in the western suburb's downtown area.
Families Of Two Naperville Men Killed At Astroworld Festival File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Travis ScottThe families of two young men from Naperville who were killed in the stampede at the Astroworld festival in Houston earlier this month have filed wrongful death lawsuits against rapper Travis Scott and event organizers, accusing them of not doing enough to prevent the deadly chaos. Katie Johnston reports.
IDPH Teams Up With Suburban Schools To Get More Kids VaccinatedThe district set aside Monday as a no class day, so students, parents and guardians can get vaccinated. Two clinics are giving COVID shots at different schools.
Chicago Weather: Gradual Warming Trend, Showers Thanksgiving DayCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest 7-day forecast.
Chicago Students Prepare Thanksgiving Meals, Cards For The HomelessStudents at a northwest side school spent the morning in service to others. The kids at Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity wanted to share their blessings with the less fortunate.
Thieves Break Into Several ATMs OvernightPolice are investigating a string of ATM break-ins in the city and suburbs overnight.
22-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Bathtub, 20-Year-Old Woman In Serious Condition After Shooting In GreshamPolice said a 22-year-old woman was found dead in a bathtub with a gunshot wound to her head, in the 8200 block of South Justine Street just before 5:30 a.m.
At Least 5 Dead, More Than 40 Injured In Waukesha Christmas Parade After Vehicle Plows Through MarchersFive people were killed and more than 40 people were injured during the Waukesha Christmas Parade after a vehicle plowed into the parade route Sunday, police confirm.
Suspect In Waukesha Christmas Parade Tragedy Identified As Darrell Brooks, Sources Tell APOne person was taken into custody after a Waukesha police officer opened fire to try to stop the vehicle, authorities said. Katie Johnston reports.
2's Got Your Ticket: Hundred DaysIt’s a modern love story. But this night at the theater also takes the form of an intimate and energetic concert. 2's Got Your Ticket. Here’s CBS 2's entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole.
Kyle Rittenhouse Breaks Down As Not Guilty Verdict AnnouncedKyle Rittenhouse cried and nearly collapsed as a court clerk announced the jury in his murder trial had found him not guilty of all charges in the 2020 shootings in Kenosha.