Two former students at the University of Illinois are accusing former professor Gary Xu of sexual, physical and emotional abuse. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Bronzeville Business Owner Resolves To Rebuild After Her Business Burned Down During Violent ProtestsChristal Halter and her fiance Kenny Rodriguez have had two canceled wedding dates due to the pandemic, but Friday morning the couple finally tied the knot.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Weekend With More Seasonable Temperatures AheadCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 10 p.m. forecast for Friday, June 5, 2020.
Some 17-Year Cicadas Emerging Early In Western SuburbsSeventeen-year cicadas are emerging in Chicago's western suburbs.
Family Wants Answers After Woman Killed In Crash With Chicago Police Involved In High-Speed ChaseThe family of a 37-year-old mother of six is calling for answers after she was killed in a crash with a Chicago police car involved in a high-speed chase.
Family Fights For Refund Of $800 In Cubs Tickets From Third-Party VendorA Chicago family is out more than $800 for tickets to the Cubs home opener -- a game that never happened.
Some Churches Prepare To Reopen By Taking ReservationsThe Diocese of Joliet has approved at least to churches to reopen but with major stipulations in place.
Pilsen Business Owner Opts For Creative Punishment For Looting Teens Instead Of Pressing ChargesA group of looters was arrested in Pilsen over the weekend, but the store owner had an idea of his own for a punishment.
City Opening Grant Park and Union Park For Protesters To Gather This WeekendThe city expects hundreds if not thousands to gather peacefully this weekend. In addition to opening up Grant and Union parks, portions of Lake Shore Drive will also be shut down to deal with the crowds.
As Unemployment Numbers Drop, Illinoisans Looking For Work Still Struggle To Get BenefitsAround 2.5 million people got jobs in May, dropping the unemployment rate to 13.3%. More than half of those jobs added were at food and drinking establishments, but the overall unemployment numbers are still staggering.
Cop Who Flipped Off George Floyd Protesters 'Forfeited Right To Be Officer,' Lightfoot SaysIt won't be tolerated. That is Mayor Lori Lightfoot's response about an image of a Chicago Police officer caught making an obscene gesture to a group of protestors.
Tempers Flare At Hilco Demolition Protest Site In Little VillageDemolition crews are back out at a plant in Little Village to finish work they had to stop when a massive dust cloud covered the neighborhood, and the work reignited anger.
Chicago Weather: Warm Weekend AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist
Lightfoot: Fire Cop Who Flipped Off ProtestersCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there is no mistaking the gesture. The officer made it clear to protesters near Lincoln Park High School on Thursday, flipping both middle fingers as he was leaving the scene.
'I Want My Mom Back'CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey talks to the family of the woman killed in a high speed chase involving a CPD vehicle.
Some Popup Storms May Be Coming FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, June 4, 2020.
How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?Testing for COVID-19 is now open to anyone in Illinois who wants it - symptoms of not - at nearly a dozen state-run facilities. But how will the state will handle more tests when many people claim their tests have been lost? CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Teenage Girl Dies Of COVID-19 A Week Before High School GraduationAquasha Moore, 18, was about to graduate from Dunbar High School.
Officer Heard Using Homophobic Slur During UnrestA Chicago Police officer was under investigation Thursday night, after cell phone video captured him using a homophobic slur.
New Video Shows More Of Incident In Which Police Dragged Women From CarNew video showed more of the incident in which two women were dragged out of a car by Chicago Police officers outside the Brickyard Mall. CBS 2's Jermont Terry spoke with the man who took the video.
Kanye West Attends Protest Urging CPS To End Contract With CPDThe rally was organized by activist and onetime mayoral candidate Ja’Mal Green. It is intended to protest the $33 million contract that Chicago Police has with Chicago Public Schools. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Temps Dip Into 70s Bringing Comfortable ConditionsCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a RealTime Weather update.
Chopper 2 Live: Rapper Kanye West Joins Protesters Demanding That CPS End CPD ContractThe protest was organized by activist Ja'Mal Green and was held on the city's South Side.
Navy Pier Will Open Outdoor Spaces Next WednesdayNavy Pier is set to reopen next week, officials announced Thursday.
Legitimate And Fraudulent Claims Drain State’s Unemployment FundWith jobless claims piling up, the state is now paying out $23 million a day in unemployment benefits, which doesn’t even count the people still waiting for their money. As CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports, the fund is being drained quickly.