DuPage County is planning to provide $2.5 million in grants to help keep businesses afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago Weather: A Mild Thanksgiving Holiday WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.
Restaurants Hope Scaled-Back Thanksgiving Plans Will Help SalesWith restaurant dining rooms shut down and families choosing safety over group gatherings, local restaurants are pivoting to takeout Thanksgiving Day meals. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Getting Hosed: After Vietnam Vet Got Hit With $10,700 Water Bill, He Gets A Surprise Of New AppliancesCBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards first introduced us to Mr. Andrews last year. Mr. Andrews had a water bill that amounted to a staggering $10,700.57 for water he never used. But an angel investor got his water back on, and now he has gotten another surprise.
Sources Say CFD Official Was Kept Off Plane At Midway TwiceSources tell CBS 2 a high-ranking Chicago Fire Department official was denied boarding not one, but two flights at Midway International Airport while intoxicated. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Officers Heard On Call To Former Supt. Eddie Johnson's House For Domestic IncidentOfficers responding to former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson’s house recently seemed to know exactly what they were walking into that night.
Multiple Neighborhoods On Edge After String Of CarjackingsA possible link has been discovered to a string of carjackings from Lakeview to Bucktown. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Family And Friends Help Englewood Woman Celebrate 100th BirthdayHappy 100th birthday, Mattie Bowden!
Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Canceled Due To PandemicThe Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade had been scheduled for Dec. 6. But because of COVID-19, it is not happening at all. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Chicago Weather: Rain Ends Wednesday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.
$10,000 Reward Offered In Search For Shooter Who Critically Wounded 5-Year-Old BoyA 5-year-old boy was struck in the head by a stray bullet while playing on his iPad in his living room on Nov. 16.
Chicago Area Day Care Owner Accused Pocketing $6 Million In 8-Year Fraud SchemeA Chicago area day care owner is now accused of pocketing millions of dollars meant for children and using it to buy a luxury car and a fancy home.
COVID-19 Masks Complicate Identifying CarjackersMasks are essential for mitigating the spread of COVID-19, but they may also be emboldening multiple carjacking crews in Chicago.
Travelers Continue To Fly For Holidays Despite COVID-19 WarningsChicago’s top doctor Wednesday said more than one Chicagoan is diagnosed with COVID-19 every minute and reminded everyone it is not too late to change Thanksgiving plans.
Highland Park Retailers Join Forces To Compete Against Online Giants During COVID-19 PandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for mom and pop shops, which have been hit hard by the pandemic and faced stiff competition from large online sites. However, some suburban stores have found a creative way to compete just in time for the holidays.
City Of Chicago Turns Out To Own Part Of Stretch Of Vacant Lots Deemed DangerousIt’s a neighborhood nuisance – a stretch of vacant lots at least partially owned by the City of Chicago. Not only did the city fail to clean the lots up despite repeated complaints, over the years, but they initially wouldn’t tell CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas who owns the properties. Story from Oct. 15..
Chicago Weather: Foggy And Wet OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather Forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.
Many Seniors Will Be Alone This Thanksgiving, But Volunteers Step Up To Make Sure They Get A MealWith such high coronavirus case counts, the most vulnerable age group – seniors – will carry the burden of the pandemic this Thanksgiving. But while they may be alone, CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports volunteers are stepping in to make sure they get a meal.
Family Goes Extra Mile To Stay Safe With College Student Home For ThanksgivingWith a COVID-19 surge going on, families have been put in awkward positions families to quarantine and stay safe – while also seeing their loved ones this Thanksgiving. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry has a look at one family’s extreme holiday tactics.
Woman Says Roofing Contractor Took Her Money And Ran, And She's Not AloneA woman says she paid a contractor thousands of dollars to fix her leaky and damaged roof, but after doing some demolition work, he was gone. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas went on the hunt and discovered a trail of lies.
People Performing Sex Acts Find Way Into Plainfield Middle School Zoom ClassStudents on remote learning in Plainfield ended up seeing porn recently – and in this case, the Zoom call wasn’t hacked. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Cook County Judicial Candidate Says Vote Totals Changed After Deadline To Make Him LoseA man who ran for judge in Cook County claims thousands of ballots mysteriously materialized after the Nov. 17 deadline to count them, and it cost him the race. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Federal Officials Reveal Plan To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine After ApprovalWith Food and Drug Administration approval on the horizon, we're learning how quickly Chicago may see its first shipments of a coronavirus vaccine. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Growing Concerns Mount Over Evolving Unemployment ScamsScammers are stealing information to withdraw state unemployment dollars under your name. CBS 2’s Chris Tye discovered how this scam is evolving, and why promises made by the State of Illinois have some victims concerned about how this might impact their taxes.
Chicago Weather: Cold Rain Continues Tonight, Mild And Dry By ThanksgivingCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest 7-day forecast.