Ford, 3M, GE, UAW Work Together To Manufacture Supplies For Coronavirus OutbreakFord is working with 3M, Chicago-based GE Healthcare, and the United Auto Workers to manufacture various medical equipment needed in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Mass Transit Agencies Offer Discounts, Refunds During Coronavirus OutbreakAs more workers in Indiana and Illinois work from home during the COVID-19 crisis, mass transit agencies are offering a variety of refunds and incentives for commuters.
Illinois National Guard Shoots Down False Rumors Of Armed Enforcement Of Governor's 'Stay At Home' OrderLess than two days into the governor's mandate for Illinois residents to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic, the Illinois National Guard refuted rumors that armed soldiers are being deployed to enforce the order.
Three More COVID-19 Deaths, 236 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In IllinoisGov. JB Pritzker announces the state's efforts to ramp up production of personal protective equipment, as the state's total number of coronavirus cases rises to 1,285 and the number of deaths rises to 12.
Chicago Weather: Snow Already Melting Away, With Even Warmer Temps TomorrowCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran says it will be mostly cloudy today and tomorrow, though there will be some chances for a little bit of sun now and then, and temperatures will reach near 50 on Tuesday.
Northwest Baptist Academy Begins E-Learning, After Defying School Closure MandateAfter four days of defying Gov. JB Pritzker’s order to close all public and private schools in Illinois due to the coronavirus, a Kane County religious school has now agreed to institute remote learning. Katie Johnston reports.
City Launches Program With Sittercity To Match Front-Line Workers With Babysitters, NanniesMayor Lori Lightfoot and babysitting service Sittercity are launching a new program to provide childcare options for healthcare workers, first responders, and others on the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Weather: Clouds Bring Rain For The Rest Of The WeekCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a check on the extended forecast.
Indiana Reports More COVID-19 DeathsThe state of Indiana is reporting more fatalities connected to the coronavirus outbreak.
RealTime Weather: Clouds, Sun, Rain, ColdRobb Ellis breaks down what you can expect this weekend, March 21-22.
Mayor Lightfoot Reassures Chicago During COVID-19Mayor urges Chicago to keep calm, don't hoard food and supplies during the stay at home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Food supply chain and grocery stores will remain open. Restaurant delivery is still an option. Critical services will still be available.
Oak Forest High School Jazz Band Practice Online During Coronavirus PandemicMembers of the jazz band at Oak Forest High Schools aren't allowed to practice together in person due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, the musicians took to technology and did the next best thing.
Shedd Aquarium Lets Tyson The Porcupine Get To Know Other Animal FriendsFirst it was the penguins, now Tyson the porcupine who is getting out and about at the Shedd. While it's closed to visitors, he's exploring and getting to know his animal pals.
Porcupines Explore Shedd AquariumTyson is comfortable on his perch but he is also very curious about his pals at the Shedd Aquarium.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: DuncanDuncan is an adorable six-year-old shepherd mix and is ready to be adopted by a loving family.
RealTime Weather: Severe Storms Possible Tonight, Dry TomorrowCBS 2 Meteorologist Rob Ellis says showers and storms will continue through the early evening, with a slight risk of severe storms this evening and overnight.
Chicago Distillery Trades Spirits For Hand SanitizerChicago's KOVAL, known for its gin and whisky is now making hand sanitizer with its alcohol for local hospitals and other places that need it amid the COVID-19 epidemic. It is not available to the general public.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces 128 New COVID-19 Cases In IllinoisGov. JB Pritzker says there are now 288 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Illinois, including 42 at a nursing home in Willowbrook, which is under quarantine.
Rain Wraps Up This Evening, But More Tomorrow With Rising TempsCBS 2 Meteorolgist Ed Curran says today's showers should clear out by the evening, but there's a chance for thunderstorms tomorrow.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Behind The Scene At CBS 2While reporters and photojournalists are busy in the field and many staff members are working from home, CBS 2's Erin Kennedy shows takes us behind the scenes and shares measures CBS 2 is taking to stay safe.
Lincoln Park Woman Tests Positive For The CoronavirusAfter someone in her Lincoln Park condo tested positive for COVID-19, she soon began to feel sick. She is now one of the latest to have been touched by COVID-19. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos has the story.
Chicago Public Schools And Other Agencies Offer Students Resources During Coronavirus ClosingsWhile the city of Chicago might seem like it’s completely shut down, students are offered resources to help them through their free time. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Chicago Weather: Sunny And Mild Tuesday, Rain Clouds Show Up For The Rest Of The WeekCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran says it's a beautiful sunny day but the rays of light won't be seen past Tuesday. Rain is on the way for Wednesday.
While The Crowds Are Away, The Penguins Will PlayDue to concerns over COVID-19, the Shed Aquarium is closed to visitors, but some of its residents are exploring parts of their home.