Protest For Mercy HospitalArea residents, community leaders and aldermen are concerned the new owners of Bronzeville' Mercy Hospital won't keep it as a full service facility.
Shooting Suspect In Custody After Holding Police In Standoff For Nearly 17 Hours In Calumet City; Bishop Ford Freeway ReopensThe Bishop Ford reopened at 3:30 a.m. Monday and the nearly 17-hour standoff ended after 7 a.m.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson Stepping Down At End Of JuneAfter more than three years at the helm of the nation's third-largest school district, Dr. Janice Jackson is leaving as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: TamaleTamale is the PAWS Pet of the Week. He's a four-year-old dachshund-retriever mix who loves attention and belly rubs. Tamale is looking for that loving forever home.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Saturday, Wet SundayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Baking Math ConceptsOn this week's "Mission Unstoppable" a Chicago teacher shows the connecting between baking and mathematics and how results in both subjects are magical.
New COVID Vaccination OptionsChicago area residents have three new options for getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
Navy Pier Begins Phased ReopeningIt's been a long time coming; Chicago's iconic Navy Pier is beginning to reopen. The Pier was closed for months due to COVID concerns. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chicago Weather: Showers Today, Sunny TomorrowCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
2 People Charged In Aurora Carjacking In Wendy's Parking Lot That Left Woman ParalyzedOn Monday, Aurora police arrested a 16-year-old, who is now facing several charges related to the incident. On April 21, police arrested Edward McGee and charged him with battery with a firearm, vehicular hijacking and armed violence.
City Loosening Indoor COVID-19 Restrictions; Bulls And Blackhawks Fans To Return To United CenterMayor Lori Lightfoot is loosening the city's COVID-19 restrictions, allowing for fans to return to the United Center for Bulls and Blackhawks games, and allowing restaurants, theaters, and other businesses to serve more customers indoors.
2 Men Injured After Shots Fired Through Window In South AustinTwo men were injured when shots were fired through a window of a house in the South Austin neighborhood. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Chicago Weather: Some Hail PossibleCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at some possible hail on the way to the Chicago area.
COVID In Illinois: 2,728 New Cases, More Than 9 Million Vaccine Doses Given In The StateThe number of COVID cases In Illinois jumped slightly from the day before, as the state posted more than nine million COVID vaccine doses administered. Katie Johnston reports.
Civilian Office Of Police Accountability Releases Video Of Fatal CPD Shooting Of Anthony AlvarezPolice body camera video released on Wednesday shows an officer fatally shooting 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez as he was running away during a foot pursuit last month, holding a handgun in his right hand.
Suburban Scholastic Bowl ChampsThe Westmont High School Scholastic Bowl team defeated other students from all over the country in an online quiz tournament over the weekend.
Chicago Weather: Don't Put Away The UmbrellaCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Uber Driver Rushes To Help Men Injured In Shooting, Crash In The LoopA 21-year-old inside the Chevy was struck throughout his body. The driver tried get him to a hospital, but crashed into a Jeep on Clark Street in The Loop.
Vax Pass Coming To ChicagoAccording to the city of Chicago, the vax pass will be rolled out in May.
City Celebrates Groundbreaking Of Bronzeville WineryChicago is celebrating the groundbreaking of a new upscale eatery in Bronzeville, thanks in part to a $250,000 grant from the city’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Suggests Chase And Police Shooting Of Anthony Alvarez Stemmed From Simple Traffic ViolationAt any moment, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) is expected to release video showing a Chicago police officers hooting and killing 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez last month in Portage Park. Mayor Lori Lightfoot today said she wouldn't comment on the COPA investigation, but implied the foot chase began after some type of traffic violation.
Red Cross Blood Services Heroes: Carter And Noah CollinsToday is about hope and heroism; honoring this year's class of Red Cross heroes who've managed extraordinary acts in extraordinary times. Carter and Noah Collins held their first blood drive in 2018, and despite the pandemic they were determined to pull it off again. They're this year's Blood Services Heroes.
Red Cross Essential Services Hero: Esther LindorToday we're teaming up with the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago to bring you some incredible stories; stories of heroism and hope. We're also hoping you'll help support the Red Cross' mission. Now we want to introduce you to a woman who has certainly stepped up to help during the pandemic. Her name is Esther Lindor, and she's the Red Cross Essential Services Hero.
Red Cross Military Hero: Akbar ArsiwalaToday we're joining the Red Cross in honoring extraordinary heroes who have gone above and beyond during these extraordinary times. We all know life doesn't always go as planned, so when Akbar Arsiwala had to put his military career on hold, he found another path, helping set up food pantries for veterans in need. He's the Red Cross Military Hero.