Illinois Republicans Call For Quick Action Into Issues Within DCFSIllinois Republicans want quick action to fix issues at the Department of Children and Family Services.
Chicago Weather: A Few Flurries On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the forecast.
Emmett Till To Receive Congressional Gold MedalTill was just 14 years old when he was accused of whistling at a white woman in Mississippi. He was kidnapped, tortured, shot and lynched.
Doctors Advise Vaccine And Other Saftey Measures As Hospitals See Rise In COVID CasesThe executive director of infectious disease at Advocate Aurora Health says three-quarters of their hospitalized patients never got a COVID vaccine.
CPS Students Return To Classrooms; CTU Vote Set On COVID-19 Safety AgreementAfter five days of no classes at the Chicago Public Schools, amid a dispute between the district and the Chicago Teachers Union over a return to in-person learning, students returned to classrooms on Wednesday. CBS 2’s Asal Rezaei reports.
Dirksen Federal Courthouse Becomes Latest Site Offering COVID-19 TestingIf you need a COVID test you can now get it at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse.
CFD Sends Warning Regarding Fires And Space HeatersThe Chicago Fire Department tweeted a reminder to not plug your space heater into an extension cord and to never place the heater closer than three feet to anything that can burn, including a bed.
Irving Park Community Food Pantry Reopens After New Year's Eve FireThe Irving Park Community Food Pantry said teens set off fireworks in recycling bins next to the church's front door.
CPS Teachers Return Today, Students Tomorrow After COVID Safety AgreementChicago Public Schools teachers returned to schools today, after the district reached a tentative agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union over COVID-19 safety measures for the district amid the latest surge of cases.
City Of Chicago Gives Away KN95 MasksIf you're interested in getting these masks, contact your alderman's office.
Temperatures ClimbingCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Betty White Died Of A Stroke She Suffered 6 Days EarlierBetty White died from a stroke she had six days before her December 31 death at age 99, according to her death certificate.
McHenry Deputies Shoot & Kill Suspect In Port Barrington Domestic CallA suspect was killed in a shootout with McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies early Tuesday as the deputies were responding to a domestic violence call. CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports.
Car Caravan Calling For Safer Schools As CPS/CTU Negotiations ContinueIt's day four of no classes for students in Chicago Public Schools as the district enters the second week of negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union over in-person learning amid the latest surge of COVID-19 cases. CBS 2's Asal Rezael reports dozens of drivers took part in a caravan protest on Monday demanding safer schools.
Chicago Weather: Bitter Cold Trend ContinuesCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Congressman Sean Casten announced Illinois is getting nearly $1 billion to fix roads and bridges.Congressman Sean Casten announced Illinois is getting nearly $1 billion to fix roads and bridges.
Man Who Gave Kyle Rittenhouse AR-15 Riffle In Kenosha Shootings, Expected To Take Plea DealDominick Black is charged with delivering a dangerous weapon to a minor, resulting in death. The proposed plea agreement suggests that Black would plead no contest and pay a $2,000 fine.
'The Cavalry Never Came': Congressman Mike Quigley Looks Back On Jan. 6 Attack On U.S. CapitolOne year after the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, several members of Congress shared their recollections of the attack. CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra also talked with U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois) about his memories of that day a year ago.
Salute To Heathcare WorkersHealthcare workers at Advocate Christ Medical Center were cheered on by community members.
Chicago Weather: Slight Warm Up For The WeekendBitter cold conditions continue. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect through 9 a.m.
Bears Hold Food Pantry For Low Income Families In Humboldt ParkThe team hosting another neighborhood pantry Friday along with the Salvation Army and Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Remembering Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic, Bradley Police Officer Killed In The Line Of DutyHundreds of people turned out Friday morning to show their support and love for the family of fallen Bradley Police Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic at her funeral. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
People Brave Cold Weather As Wind Chills Provide Sub Zero TempsSometimes you just have to be outside no matter how bitter the temperatures are. Some are out braving the brutal temperatures.
2's Got Your Ticket: 'Oklahoma!' At CIBC TheatreIt's a new twist on an American musical classic, and it's about to open in Chicago. CBS 2 entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole takes a look at a contemporary and intimate take on "Oklahoma!" at CIBC Theatre.