Cook County State's Attorney's Office Adds Comfort Dog To StaffThe Cook County State’s Attorney’s office has a new hire, a Labrador retriever named Hatty, dedicated to helping some especially vulnerable crime victims.
Still No Deal To End Teachers' Strike, Despite Marathon TalksEven after a 16-hour bargaining session on Monday, negotiators for the Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Teachers Union couldn't come to an agreement, so they're back at the table on Tuesday. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
One On One With David RossCBS 2's Megan Mawicke sits down with the new manager of the Chicago Cubs David Ross and what he see for the team he was once a player for and now the head coach.
President Trump Attacks Police Supt. Eddie Johnson; 'He's Not Doing His Job'In a speech to police chiefs from across the country, President Donald Trump on Monday criticized Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson for skipping the event, saying “more than anyone else, this person should be here, because maybe he could learn something.”
After Rally, CTU President Jesse Sharkey Discusses Contract Talks With CPSA top Chicago Public Schools official accused the Chicago Teachers Union of an unspecified "breach of trust" after contract negotiations ended on Friday, but CTU President Jesse Sharkey said he did not know what CPS was referring to.
On Stage: 'Andares' And "Grey House'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Andares" playing at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and "Grey House" at A Red Orchid Theatre.
PAWS Dog of the Week: RogerRoger, 3 months old, is looking for a forever home.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11A.M. 10-25-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Crews Break Ground On Last O'Hare Runway ExtensionMore than $1 billion has been spent on the O'Hare modernization program since 2005.
Illinois Couple Killed When SUV Drives Off Indianapolis Parking GarageA couple from south suburban University Park was killed Wednesday morning, when their car plunged from a fourth-story parking garage in Indianapolis.
Blame Game Continues As Teachers' Strike Marks 6th Day Without ClassesAs the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools leadership continue pointing fingers in public, and negotiations drag on behind closed doors, all signs point to the teachers strike stretching at least into the weekend.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 24, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Police Union Board Issues 'No Confidence' Vote Against CPD Supt. Eddie JohnsonThe Chicago Fraternal Order of Police board on Wednesday issued a vote of no confidence against police Supt. Eddie Johnson, over his decision not to attend a speech President Donald Trump will deliver at a police chiefs' conference next week. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Intruder Dies In Struggle With Homeowner After Breaking Into Austin ApartmentA fight broke out between a homeowner and an intruder inside an Austin apartment. In the end, it was the offender who was dead when police arrived. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Unmarked Police Car Hits Pedestrian Near Red Line StopA Chicago police car struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Thursday morning in the Fuller Park neighborhood.
David Ross Is The Cubs New SkipperDavid Ross wil be named the new manager of the Chicago Cubs, according to multiple reports. Ross played for the North Siders and helped lead them to the World Series title in 2016.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11 A.M. 10-23-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Day of the Dead A 'Celebration Of Life'At the National Museum of Mexican Art, the annual Day of the Dead exhibit is on display through December with installations created by artists and non-artists that celebrate the memories of loved ones who've passed away.
Mayor Lightfoot Addresses City's Budget PlansMayor Lori Lightfoot addressed the city's budget plans, and her plans to dig Chicago out of debt Wednesday.
Growing A Brilliant Future, One Garden At A TimeChicago Eco House and Southside Blooms plants flower gardens in vacant lots in the South Side and West Side of the city. The goal is to give people jobs who want a second chance, to give area youth a chance to learn about agriculture and to raise money; selling flowers directly to consumers, to pay for future growing projects.
Thousands Still Without Power In Northwest Indiana After Powerful StormsMore than 8,000 homes and businesses in northwest Indiana remained without power Tuesday morning, a day after powerful winds knocked down power lines, taking out power for up to 50,000 NIPSCO customers.
Simeon Wolverines Likely To Forfeit State Football Playoffs Due To CTU StrikeThe football team at Chicago's Simeon High School is taking the strike especially hard.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Oct. 22, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Chicago Teachers Strike Drags On; Mayor Criticizes Union For Not Having Full Team At TalksWith students missing a fourth day of class on Tuesday due to the ongoing Chicago teachers strike, there seemed to be little hope of ending the work stoppage anytime soon. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.