On Thursday morning, Governor JB Pritzker announced a new round of financial relief for licensed daycares in the state. This latest round will give out $300 million in grants.
Temperature DropCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Toni Preckwinkle Join Family And Friends Of Women Who Was Shot, Killed While Going To WorkCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joins the family of a woman lost to gun violence Friday to call for justice.
Five Juveniles Shot In Chicago On Tuesday, Including 15-Year-Old Boy Killed In West TownFive juveniles were shot in three separate shootings in Chicago on Tuesday, including a 15-year-old who was killed in West Town. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports
Chicago Bulls: The Good, The Bad And The UglyThe Bulls are on top of the Eastern Conference, but that might not be the case when you wake up Thursday. Forget the #1 seed. With 40 games to go, a top four seed and homecourt advantage could be slipping through their grasp. CBS 2 sports director Marshall Harris has the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly for the Bulls.
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.