According 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.
Garfield Park Conservatory Agave Reaches New HeightsThe plant at the Garfield Park Observatory is now 15 feet tall and still growing. It was only expected to be just four to six feet.
Temperatures In The 40sCBS 2 meteorologist has the latest weather update.
2 Dead, 5 Injured After Fire At Senior Community Apartments In Kenosha"It was burning and burning," a resident told CBS 2. "It was horrible...It's hard when you lose people."
Cook County Begins Reopening Mass Vaccination SitesCook County has reopened its COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic in Forest Park, the first of three such sites slated to reopen this week as the fight against the Omicron surge continues. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chicago Weather: Cloudy For A Few DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the First Alert forecast.
Chicago Civil Rights Groups Call On U.S. Senate To Pass Voting Rights LegislationThe groups gathered at 51st and King Drive with flags on cars and signs that read "Voting Rights - The Heart of Our Democracy."
Family Of Edwardsville Tornado Victim To Sue Amazon Over His DeathThe family of an Amazon delivery driver who was killed when a tornado hit a warehouse in downstate Edwardsville last month plans to file a lawsuit against the online retail giant.
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy Through A Day Of ServiceAcross the nation, we are honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In Chicago, volunteers are gathering for donation drives and virtual celebrations. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Oak Park Hosts A Party For The Ages To Celebrate The Late Betty WhiteOak Park celebrated the life of native daughter Betty White on Saturday, a day before what would’ve been the late icon’s 100th birthday. Festivities began with a brief ceremony and musical performance outside of the Lake Theater.
Inspector General Slams City's Response To Botched Anjanette Young RaidThe city's top watchdog has released a blistering report about how the city handled the aftermath of the botched police raid on Anjanette Young's home, detailing the extent of misconduct carried out by multiple city agencies, including Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office, Chicago Police Department, and the Civilian Office of Police Accountability.
2's Got Your Ticket: Chicago Software Engineer Carla Stickler Returns To "Wicked" On BroadwayIn the case of a Chicago software engineer, the Broadway hit "Wicked" called her back to New York, so the show could go on. CBS 2 entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole has the story.
Chicago Weather: Snow For SaturdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Illinois To Get $1.4 Billion From Federal Funds To Fix Bridges, Other Infrastructure IssuesThe U.S. Department of Transportation launched a program to replace, rebuild and construct new bridges, like one at Rand Road and the Des Plaines River.
Center For COVID Control Temporarily Shuts Down After Numerous ComplaintsThe Center for COVID Control said it's retraining management and staff after a flood of complaints.
South Side Irish Parade Returning In MarchIrish eyes are smiling in the Beverly, Morgan Park, and Mount Greenwood neighborhoods, as the South Side Irish Parade is set to return after a two-year hiatus.
Chicago Weather: Cloudy Skies For AwhileCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the weather forecast.
Nurses Call For Increased Staffing, Better Protections At Hospitals Amid Omicron Surge Of COVID-19Nurses in Chicago and across the country are taking action on Thursday to call more attention to the staffing crisis at many hospitals. CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports.
Evanston Awards Grants For Its African American Reparations ProgramThose residents are now eligible for grants up to $25,000. The funds can be used for home ownership or home repairs.
Judges In Lake County Indiana Temporarily Stops Jury Trails After High Positive COVID RatesCOVID-19 is bringing jury trials in lake county, Indiana to a temporary stop.
3 Men Steal ATM From Convenience Store In Edgewater BeachThree men stole an ATM from a convenience store in Edgewater Beach early Thursday morning.
Illinois Republicans Call For Quick Action Into Issues Within DCFSIllinois Republicans want quick action to fix issues at the Department of Children and Family Services.
Chicago Weather: A Few Flurries On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
Emmett Till To Receive Congressional Gold MedalTill was just 14 years old when he was accused of whistling at a white woman in Mississippi. He was kidnapped, tortured, shot and lynched.
Doctors Advise Vaccine And Other Saftey Measures As Hospitals See Rise In COVID CasesThe executive director of infectious disease at Advocate Aurora Health says three-quarters of their hospitalized patients never got a COVID vaccine.