Man Fatally Struck By Metra Train In LaGrange; Delays Expected On BNSF LineAccording to the LaGrange Fire Department, the man was crossing the tracks at Kensington and Burlington avenues just before 7 a.m.
Chicago Weather: A Mild Week AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the forecast for the upcoming week.
Seniors In Evanston Receive First Vaccination Dose MondayIt's part of a program with a goal of making sure low income seniors, living in units owned by the Housing Authority of Cook County, are vaccinated.
Possible Shooting In SummitNeither the police department nor the fire department there will comment on the incident.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: DigbyDuring walks, this 4-year-old Australian-Shepard mix is like a detective, trying to solve a case. Digby is working on his training and is an excellent companion for a family of adults.
Chicago Weather: Temperatures To Climb Above Freezing This WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest 7-day forecast.
City Touts Progress In Getting More COVID-19 Vaccines To Black And Latino CommunitiesMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady on Friday touted “truly remarkable progress” in making sure COVID-19 vaccines are distributed equitably, and shots are getting into the arms of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
6 Firefighters Injured While Responding To Large Fire In BridgeportSix firefighters were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. One of the firefighters had to jump out of the burning building.
COVID-19 Metrics Continue Improving In Illinois, But Vaccine Shipments Remain Delayed By WeatherKey metrics in the fight against COVID-19 continue to improve in Illinois, as state officials on Thursday reported 1,966 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases, as well as 72 more deaths. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: Partly Cloudy Skies For Thursday And FridayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended forecast.
Congressman Rush Demands Resignation Of Chicago USPS PostmasterAfter he and other lawmakers received countless calls regarding no mail delivery in the area, Congressman Rush demanded the resignation or termination of the head of USPS Chicago.
Watchdog Report Says CPD Was Not Prepared For Protests, Unrest After George Floyd's DeathThe Chicago Office of the Inspector General on Thursday put out a scathing report of the city’s handling of civil unrest that erupted amid protests following the death of George Floyd.
Aldermen, Activists Criticize Mayor Lightfoot For Spending More Than $280 Million In Pandemic Relief Funds On CPDA coalition of aldermen and community groups is slamming Mayor Lori Lightfoot, accusing her administration of misspending discretionary funds from the federal COVID-19 relief bill.
ComEd Sending Dozens Of Workers To Baltimore In Advance Of Ice StormComEd crews are heading to Baltimore to help workers there ahead of an ice storm predicted to cause major power outages.
Former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan Resigns As State RepresentativeLittle more than a month after surrendering the gavel as Speaker of the Illinois, Michael Madigan is resigning his seat as a state representative at the end of February.
Crews Work To Fix Water Main Near Willis TowerThe water main ruptured on Wednesday.
1 Dead, 1 Injured When Canopy Collapses At Pullman Off-Track Betting Parlor, In One Of Many Roof Collapses Under Weight Of SnowNumerous firefighters rushed to the scene to rescue the man who ultimately did not survive, as he became trapped when part of the building crashed down on him. The reason for the collapse was that all the heavy snow was simply too months.
Chicago Weather: Snow Late Wednesday NightCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast.
Side Street Snow Removal Slowly ImprovingAs of 11 a.m., Odigwe reported the side street conditions have improved since this morning. However, some side streets still need work.
McDonald's Franchise Owner Sues Corporation Claiming Racial BiasA McDonald's franchise owner is suing the Chicago-based company, accusing the fast foot giant of racial bias.
Thousands Of Public And Parochial School Teachers In Line To Get Vaccines In Coming WeeksThousands of faith-based school teachers and staff will soon get the COVID-19 vaccine. Meantime, Chicago Public Schools teachers started getting shots this week at four new vaccination sites around the city.
Labor Union Says Some Problems With Illinois' Unemployment System Date Back Before PandemicSeeking solutions for people in Illinois who can't get the unemployment benefits they are entitled to. CBS 2 has been revealing problems with the Illinois Department of Employment Security since the pandemic began, nearly one year ago. The Illinois AFL-CIO testified at an Illinois Senate Labor Committee hearing this morning that the problems its union members are facing pre-date the pandemic.
Chicago Weather: Snow Showers Stop For NowCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast going into next week.