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.
School's Back In Session For CPS Students, TeachersAfter an 11-day strike, and back-and-forth contract talks, the teachers union and the school board finally reached an agreement.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: TrinaTrina, the two-month-old terrier mix, is the cutest thing. She is very playful and likes to run around with other dogs. She's super smart and a very quick learner.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 11-1-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the extended forecast.
CPS Cross Country Team Cannot Participate In State CompetitionCPS cross country runners will not be allowed back into competition this weekend, despite being sidelined by the recent teachers' strike.
State Rep. Luis Arroyo Resigns Amid Bribery ChargeState Rep. Luis Arroyo, a Chicago Democrat, has resigned from the Illinois House, four days after he was arrested on federal charges accusing him of bribing a state senator.
Person Of Interest Identified In Shooting Of Girl Who Was Trick-Or-TreatingA city is outraged after a 7-year-old girl was shot while trick-or-treating in Little Village. Now police say they have identified a person of interest in the shooting. CBS 2’s Eric Cox reports.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces End To Teachers' StrikeMayor Lori Lightfoot announced the city's teachers strike is coming to an end, after reaching an agreement with the union to make up five of the 11 class days lost to the work stoppage. The union had already agreed to a tentative five-year contract, but continued their strike over a dispute regarding makeup days.
Chicago Teachers Union Leaders Discuss Deal To End StrikeChicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey and Vice President Stacy Davis Gates speak to reporters after reaching an agreement with Mayor Lori Lightfoot to make up five of the school days lost to the teachers' strike. The dispute over makeup days was the last issue keeping teachers on strike. Classes will resume Friday.
The Meaningful And Macabre Works Of Chicago Painter Ivan AlbrightGhoulish and grotesque images are everywhere during the Halloween season. But a Chicago artist famous for his frightful paintings maintained that portraying people in a hideous light was really acknowledging the fragility of life. Katie Johnston reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 31, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Despite Contract Deal, Teachers' Strike Drags On In Spat Over Makeup DaysStill on strike, Chicago teachers protested outside City Hall on Thursday over lost work days, as students are out of school for an 11th day. Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she's willing to negotiate on makeup days, but won't give in to a "take it or leave it demand" from the union. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11 A.M. 10-30-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Signs Of Progress At Bargaining Table; Day 10 Of No School For CPSTen days and still no school for Chicago Public School students.Mayor Lori Lightfoot urged teachers to accept the deal the city has put on the table. Lightfoot said the students are the ones most affected by the strike.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5PM 10-29-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the extended forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 29, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.