Charlie Beck Interim Chicago Police SuperintendentThe day after Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said he would retire at year’s end, Mayor Lori Lightfoot moved quickly to name an outsider, former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, as interim superintendent. Audrina Bigos reports
14-Year-Old Shot While Riding In Backseat Of Car In Albany ParkA 14-year-old was rushed to the hospital after he was shot in the head while riding in the backseat of a car.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5PM 11-07-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11 A.M. 11-07-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Announces His RetirementChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson announced Thursday he will retire at the end of the year, after 31 years on the force, including the last 3.5 years as the city's top cop.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Nov. 6, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Thieves Steal ATM From South Loop StoreThree burglars broke into a convenience in the South Loop early Wednesday, stealing an ATM, two cash drawers, and several bottles of liquor.
Mayor Won't Speculate On Possible Replacements For Top Cop Eddie Johnson, Who's Expected To RetireAmid reports Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson will soon announce plans to retire, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday declined to speculate on who she might seek to succeed him as the city’s top cop.
Woman Sues Over 2015 Wrong Raid By CPDJalonda Blassingame is suing after she and her three songs were subjected to a wrong raid in January 2015. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Child Improving After Being Shot Halloween NightSeven-year-old Gisselle Zamago is showing signs of improvement after being shot in the neck and chest on Halloween night. She was out trick-or-treating when she was hit by gunfire. She was not the intended target.
26-Year-Old Woman Killed In Chicago Lawn Drive-By ShootingStoni Bridges, 26, was sitting in a parked car with her boyfriend in the 5000 block of West 46th Street, when someone opened fire around 11 p.m. Monday.
Pastor, Community Activist Urge Mayor To Rethink Tax Hike For Rideshare ServicesA pastor and a community activist are asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to reconsider her plan to increase taxes on ridesharing services in Chicago, saying the plan would have an unintended negative impact on minority communities on the South and West sides.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 11-05-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Victims Of Racist Incident At Buffalo Wild Wings In Naperville Speak OutPlayers, coaches, and parents of two youth basketball teams demanded further action on Tuesday, after their group was asked to change tables at Buffalo Wild Wings in Naperville a week ago Saturday, because of the color of their skin. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson 'Toying With' Possible RetirementChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Monday said he's considering possible retirement, but would not confirm rumors he's stepping down soon.
2 Kids Wounded In Shootings In 4 DaysTwo children were put in the hospital by gunfire in four days. Chicago police say neither was an intended target. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Cook County Program To Expand Animal Shelter SpaceCook County officials hope an $8 million grant program will increase the number of local animal shelters. Katie Johnston reports.
Priest Reinstated After Abuse Allegation Deemed 'Unfounded'The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has reinstated a priest after allegations that he sexually abused a child more than two decades ago were deemed "unfounded." Katie Johnston reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 11-04-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
As Rumors Of Retirement Swirl, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Sits With Aldermen For Annual Budget HearingChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson presented his department’s budget plan to aldermen on Monday, amid questions surrounding whether he’ll even be with the department by the time it’s in place. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.
Illinois Trooper Posts Passionate Plea Urging Drivers To Pay Attention After CrashesAn Illinois state trooper posted a passionate plea online, urging drivers to pay attention.
15-Year-Old Suspected Gunman Charged With Attempted Murder For Shooting Involving 7-Year-OldTwo children were put in the hospital by gunfire in four days. Police say both were not the intended targets. One suspected gunman went before a judge this Monday morning. The gunman is just 15-years-old and was charged with attempted murder.
Woman Killed By Python At Home Filled With 140 SnakesA woman was killed by an 8-foot reticulated python on Wednesday, at a northwest Indiana home filled with 140 snakes. Katie Johnston reports.
On Stage: 'Latin History For Morons' And 'I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews two performances centered around acerbic comedians and comic actors. "Latin History For Morons" is John Leguizamo's one-man-show about the lack of Latinx history being taught in schools. "I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce" features Ronnie Marmo in the title role as the acid-tongued comedian who braved censors in the 1960s.