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Chicago Weather: Summer Won't Let GoCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.
Gloves Up Guns Down Teaches Kids The Skill Of Boxing To Prevent Gun ViolenceIt has been a troubling year in Chicago with gun violence steadily rising. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry introduces us to a program that hopes to knock out youngsters picking up weapons.
Surge In Illegal Drugs And COVID-19 Counterfeits During Pandemic ShipmentsAn explosion of illegal drugs and an increasing cache of counterfeits are flowing through one of the busiest mail facilities in the country, right here in Chicago. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Family And Friends Celebrate Birthday Of Missing Postal Worker Kierra ColesThursday marks the 28th birthday for a pregnant Chicago postal worker who disappeared nearly two years ago.
Unemployment Fraudsters Were Taking Money From Woman's State PensionFraudsters are taking hundreds of dollars from an Itasca woman’s state pension. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Huge Turnout On First Day Of Early Voting In Collar CountiesThe counties that started early voting on Thursday saw lines of people waiting hours to vote. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar has a look at Lake County, Illinois.
Search On For Man Involved In Canton ShootingThe man was last seen running away with a gun after getting into a car crash. The Kendall County Sheriff's police were conducting a manhunt late Thursday.
SWAT Team Rescues Child, Mother From Man In DoltonA SWAT team was called in after a man held his 4-year-old son and her mother hostage in south suburban Dolton late Thursday.
Bulls Went After Billy Donovan AggressivelyBulls Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Arturas Karnisovas went after new Head Coach Billy Donovan aggressively – almost immediately after Donovan parted ways with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Sister Of Missing Mentally Disabled Senior Citizen Asks For Help In Finding HimCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports staff at the nursing home where he lived said they do not know where he went.
Busy First Day Of Early Voting In Kane CountyIf the lines to vote across are area are any indication, voter turnout could be very high this year. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
CPD Says Sex Offender Registry Is Back Open, But Offenders Now Say They Can't Get ThroughFor months, sex offenders In Chicago were given a grace period. The registration office was closed due to COVID-19, to the dismay of some of their victims. Now the registry is back open, but some sex offenders can’t get through. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
More Than 2,000 COVID Cases Recorded In IllinoisOn Wednesday the Illinois Department Of Public Health reported the number of cases at hovering over 1,800.
Chicago Weather: Warming Into The WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist hast he 5 p.m. forecast for Thursday, Sept. 25, 2020.
High Turnout In Geneva As Early Voting Begins In IllinoisThere was impressive turnout Thursday for the first day of early voting for parts of the Chicago area. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Indiana Moving To Phase FiveIn two days restaurants, bars, malls, and even sports venues in Indiana can go back to almost pre-pandemic rules, but that doesn't mean all businesses will be full.
Brothers Were Killed In Waukegan Home InvasionTwo brothers were killed on Tuesday when they broke into a home in north suburban Waukegan, and got into a gunfight with one of the people who lives there, police said.
SWAT Team Called In During Standoff At Hotel In DoltonA SWAT team surrounded a hotel in south suburban Dolton late Thursday afternoon.
Kenosha Protesters Sue FacebookCBS 2's Chris Tye reports they said the social media giant put them at risk. Those suing said the internet giant cost lives.
Kenosha Shooter's Defense Portrays Him As 'American Patriot'Lawyers for Kyle Rittenhouse have launched a social media campaign depicting the Kenosha, Wisconsin, shooter as not just a scared teenager acting in self-defense, but an American hero akin to the Minutemen who fought at the nation's founding. Katie Johnston reports.
Fire On Ewing AvenueThe Chicago Fire Department was on the scene shortly after 5:00 Thursday morning.
Still Warmer Than NormalCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.
Patrick Stein, Young Stroke Victim, Needs A Home Nurse, But Blue Cross Blue Shield Stopped Paying For OneHe's been fighting to stay alive for nearly a decade, but after years of intensive nursing care, Patrick Stein's insurance company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, is taking it all away. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Rev. Michael Pfleger Leads Protest After Breonna Taylor RulingProtesters gathered in front of St. Sabina Church and went on to shut down busy 79th Street in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Wednesday, in reaction to a grand jury decision on the police officers involved in the shooting that killed Breonna Taylor in Louisville. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.