It has been a summertime gathering spot in Hegewisch for more than half a century, but beginning Tuesday, the Little League field in the neighborhood became an active Environmental Protection Agency cleanup site. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Sun Returns On TuesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, Aug. 10, 2020.
Storms Bring Hurricane-Force Winds, Possible Tornadoes To ChicagoCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a breakdown of the damage, Tim McGill has what people shared on social media, and Charlie De Mar reports on where the damage happened.
Police Say They've Made Progress On Consent Decree, Don't Mention Missed DeadlinesThe Chicago Police Department on Monday announced a path forward to fulfill a federal consent decree that took effect last year, just two months after the Illinois Attorney General’s office recently complained that the department had failed to meet the majority of deadlines.
Streeterville Florist Says Business Was Purposefully DestroyedAt a florist in Streeterville, looters did not steal flowers. They just destroyed the place. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Mother Of Man Shot By Police Says He Had No GunDespite police supplying evidence to the contrary, the mother of Latrell Allen said he was not armed and was just trying to run home when police shot him in Englewood on Sunday. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Vandals Break Into Sarpino's In South LoopNo one was injured, and it was not clear if the people who broke in got away with merchandise or any cash.
Group Tries To Get People Who Were Arrested For Looting Downtown ReleasedSome of the people arrested for looting downtown early Monday morning were still in custody Monday night, and a vocal group was trying to get them out. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Scenes Captured From Overnight Looting In ChicagoWhen looting began early Monday morning, many people pulled out their smart phones, started recording, and then posted it on social media. CBS 2’s Yasmeen Hassan reports.
Chicago Has Long History Of Civil UnrestThis has been a very tense time in Chicago, with first the pandemic and then major outbreaks of unrest, just two months apart. As CBS 2's Jim Williams noted Monday night, the city has lived through this before.
Activists Say Looting Is Unacceptable, But Speaks To Greater Societal ProblemsTwo activists told CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot they in no way condone the looting overnight and into Monday afternoon. They say what we saw has to do with survival, on many levels.
Merchants Respond To Looting, UnrestCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports on what Chicago merchants are saying about rebuilding, if they can.
Binny's In Lincoln Park Hit By Looters AgainCBS 2’s Lauren Victory examined the chaos and damage near North and Sheffield avenues after the looting early Monday morning.
Making The Best Out Of A Bad SituationCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what some downtown residents are doing to help their neighboring businesses after widespread unrest and looting.
South Side Businesses Boarding UpCBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports on some Chicago businesses taking preventative measures after unrest Sunday night and into Monday morning.
Mother Of Man Shot By Police In Englewood Says He Had No GunThe unrest that ravaged downtown Chicago in the early morning hours Monday started after a police-involved shooting the day before in Englewood. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini went inside the home where the shooting victim ran after he was hit by police gunfire.
Mayor Vows Looters Will Be ProsecutedCBS 2's Chris Tye reports on what officials plan for Monday evening to stop any incidents like the ones from early Monday morning.
Chicago Weather: After Severe Storms, Sunny Skies For TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the forecast.
How Did Bad Information About Englewood Cop Shooting Spark Looting?The city’s mayor and top cop blame misinformation for the tension that erupted around Sunday afternoon’s non-fatal officer-involved shooting in Englewood. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
Store Owner ShakenCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on the fears of one store owner who said looters threatened his life.
Lightfoot Wants Looters ProsecutedCBS 2's Chris Tye reports Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she wants the people responsible for a coordinated looting spree to be prosecuted.
Storms Bring Hurricane-Force Winds To Chicago AreaCBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist, Tim McGill, and Charlie De Mar have more on the storms that prompted tornado warnings and knocked down trees.
More Storms Likely Late MondayCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020.
Top Democrats Fume After President Trump’s Executive Actions On StimulusPresident Donald Trump’s plan to bypass Congress’ stimulus bill could face legal challenges. CBS News’ Tom Hanson reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Issues Warning After Large Group Is Spotted Near Montrose BeachMayor Lori Lightfoot this weekend saw sun lovers violating COVID-19 safety rules – and she has since taken action and has also said more restrictions could follow. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.