Jury Awards $7.5M To Man Cleared Of Murder Decades LaterA jury has awarded $7.5 million to a man who was exonerated after spending nearly 30 years in prison for a murder in Chicago. Katie Johnston reports.
Sable Hotel Opening At Navy PierSable features more than 200 guest rooms with a nautical theme, as a nod to the history of the pier.
Chicago Weather: Hot For The Rest Of The WeeCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the extended forecast.
July Horseracing Tickets At Arlington Go On Sale Wednesday At NoonIf you want to check out what is most likely the last season at Arlington International Racecourse, you'd better hurry up and get tickets.
Family Of Crystal Lake Man Fighting Deportation OrderFamily members, friends and immigration advocates protested Wednesday morning outside the immigrations and customs office in the loop to demand the release of Cesar Elizarraraz.
Investigation Underway After House Fire, Possible Explosion, Injures 5 People In EvanstonThe Evanston fire chief said based on the scene, it did not look like the fire started in a natural way. However, officials have not confirmed the cause of the fire.
Barry Lee Whelpley In Will County Jail After Being Extradited From MinnesotaBarry Lee Whelpley, who was charged last week in the 1972 murder of 15-year-old Julie Ann Hanson in Naperville, has been extradited from Minnesota, and was due to appear in court in Will County on Wednesday.
SWAT Situation Ends On The South Side With Shooting Suspect On The LooseA Chicago police officer opened fire on a man who had shot two people early Wednesday in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, but the gunman escaped after holing up inside his home for several hours. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
1 Person Dead After Police Chase Ends With Car Flipping Over In St. John, IndianaOne person is dead after a police chase that started in Dyer, Indiana ends with a car flipping over in a crash in nearby St. John.
Making Chicago More Bird FriendlyCBS 2's Ryan Baker reports scientists at the Field Museum have a new study documenting bird collisions and what Chicago can do to cut down on the incidents.
Dom's Kitchen & Market, New Store From Mariano's Founder, Opens In Lincoln ParkTouted as the city’s “newest next generation local food emporium,” the first of what’s planned to be a chain of small footprint grocery stores opened Tuesday in Lincoln Park. A niche grocer focused on prepared foods and locally sourced products, Dom’s Kitchen & Market is the latest concept from Mariano’s founder Bob Mariano.
Chicago Weather: Warm And Humid Day, Scattered Storms PossibleCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest 7-day forecast.
CPD Supt. David Brown Says Officers May Be Held Accountable For Video Of Women Twerking On Squad CarPolice Supt. David Brown said the department is still looking into a wild video showing women essentially twerking on a moving squad car, dancing on the hood and roof as the SUV kept driving through a large crowd.
Free Sox Tickets With VaccineAt Guaranteed Rate Field, if you get the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you can get free tickets to a game Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Teachers Enter Second Day Of Strike At Urban Prep Charter Schools After 3 Years Of NegotiationsOne of the main issues is pay. Teachers at the charter school say they are making less than teachers with the Chicago Public School District.
Illinois State Will Not Require COVID-19 Vaccine For StudentsIllinois State University will not require returning students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but those who do not provide vaccine documentation will be required to participate in free on-campus testing for the virus. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Chicago Auto Show Hosting Pop-Up Street FestivalA Mustang Mach-E and a Jeep 4XE are on display along with food trucks and musical performances to celebrate the return of the Auto Show.
Chicago Weather: More Rain On TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the week's forecast.
Chicago Teachers Union On Strike At Urban Prep Over Contract NegotationsAfter three years of negotiations and still no deal members of the Chicago Teachers Union are now on strike at Urban Prep Academy charter schools.
Airline Requiring Proof Of VaccinationChicago-based United will start requiring new employees to show proof they are vaccinated against COVID-19.
11-Year-Old Girl Shot In The Back In West PullmanAn 11-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after being shot Sunday night in the West Pullman neighborhood. She's one of more than 50 people shot during another violent weekend in Chicago. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Frida Kahlo 'Timeless' Exhibit Opens This WeekendThe largest Frida Kahlo exhibit in the Chicago area in more than 40 years opens at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art on the campus of College of DuPage.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: WinstonWinston is the PAWS Pet of the Week. He is a very cute and very friendly one-year-old lab mix looking for that special forever home.
Chicago Weather: Heat Wave Continues Through MondayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon takes a look at the extended forecast.