CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports from the scene.
Chicago Weather: Rain Returns OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a 10 p.m. RealTime Weather update for Thursday, April 2, 2020.
The Second City Launches Virtual PerformancesThe stage is dark due to COVID-19, but The Second City has launched sketch comedy performances via Zoom.
Mayor Lightfoot Picks David Brown For Police SuperintendentMayor Lori Lightfoot is appointing former Dallas Police Chief David Brown as the new permanent superintendent of the Chicago Police Department. CBS 2's Irika Sargent reports.
Woman Says She's Been Trying To File For Unemployment For WeeksWith a glitching system and calls that are never answered getting in the way for those trying to file for unemployment in Illinois, one woman said she has been stuck waiting not for days, but for weeks. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Police Employees Say They Don't Feel Safe At Work Amid COVID-19A total of 76 officers and staff have been infected with coronavirus and one officer has died. And some civilian employees say social distancing guidelines are not being followed at Public Safety Headquarters. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Man Who Had COVID-19 Says He Was Denied Service At Drive-Thru PharmacyDarnell Turner is now recovering from COVID-19. He said he tried to be honest about his status, and was refused service at a pharmacy drive-through. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Anthony Rizzo Donates Hot Meals To Frontline Medical WorkersWith coronavirus having put the baseball season on hold, the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo is still at bat, donating hot meals to doctors and nurses on the front line of the fight against the virus. Rizzo talked remotely with CBS 2's Brad Edwards.
Family Urges Social Distancing After Retired Vietnam Vet And Cook County Sheriff's Police Investigator Dies Of COVID-19COVID-19 has now killed a Cook County man who dedicated his life to law enforcement and the military. His family is left with heartache and a lot of questions. The biggest one is how he contracted the virus before passing last week.
Desperation As Unemployment Claims Hit RecordMany say they are not able to get through to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Illinois Does Not Have Enough Money In Unemployment Fund Amid Surging ClaimsThe federal government was already worried about Illinois’ ability to pay unemployment benefits before COVID-19. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Jazz Icon And Pianist Ellis Marsalis Dies At The Age Of 85The father of several prominent musicians including Branford, Delfeayo and Wynton Marsalis passed away in New Orleans. It's reported he was a victim of the coronavirus.
Chicago Weather: A Few Sprinkles OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Thursday, April 2, 2020.
Chicago EMTs Go To New York To Help With COVID-19 PatientsCBS 2' Marissa Parra reports on a group of EMT workers going to New York to help fellow techs with the influx of COVID-19 cases.
Unemployed Illinoisans Still Struggle To Reach Line For BenefitsCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov on Thursday examined the growing frustration from some people trying to get help, as unemployment related to the coronavirus pandemic surges.
Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown Picked For Next CPD SuperintendentMayor Lori Lightfoot is appointing former Dallas Police Chief David Brown as the new permanent superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, replacing Eddie Johnson, who was fired last December.
Chicago Police Officer Dies After Contracting COVID-19Chicago Police Officer Marco Di Franco, a 21-year veteran of the force, has died of the coronavirus, after testing positive for COVID-19 last week.
Jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis Is DeadEllis Marsalis Jr., the patriarch of a New Orleans musical family, known for his brand of modern jazz as well as for educating generations of musicians as a teacher, has died, according to a family member. He was 85.
Aldine Avenue Neighbors Start Mask-Making Assembly LineNurse Terry Ratner's building is now a socially-distanced assembly line. As CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports, they are now known as the Angels on Aldine.
Poor Visibility For Thursday MorningCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a 10 p.m. RealTime Weather update for Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
Voters Say Problems With Mail Meant Their Primary Ballots Weren't CountedThere was frustration and fallout from some Chicago voters after finding out their mail-in ballots were rejected – when they thought they had done everything right. CBS 2 Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Travel Company Folds Without Refunding CustomersA slowdown in travel due to COVID-19 sent Bookit.com based in Florida out of business – without refunding customers.
Too Many Disposable Gloves End Up On StreetSome people are wearing gloves to protect themselves while they shop during the coronavirus pandemic – but the problem is that upon leaving the store, they’re tossing those gloves right on the ground. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Monee Amazon Warehouse Worker Tests Positive For COVID-19According to a recording, the affected employee was last onsite on Monday, March 16.
McCormick Place Being Transformed Into Hospital SettingSources supplied a photo of what it looks like inside McCormick Place as it is turned into an alternative care center during the coronavirus crisis.