An Israeli airstrike on Saturday destroyed a 12-story building in Gaza that housed residential apartments and the offices of media outlets – including the Associated Press and Al-Jazeera. John Lorinc reports.
Chicago Weather: Steamy And Stormy WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 10 p.m. forecast for Friday, June 18, 2021.
Boards Used To Protect Businesses During Last Summer's Unrest Now Public Art At DuSable Museum Of African American HistoryWhen unrest broke out in Chicago last summer, boards went up to protect businesses as best they could. But shop owners never expected those boards would become powerful public art.
Chicago Police Officer Owns Englewood Home That Was Location Of Deadly Mass ShootingThe Englewood home where a mass shooting that left four dead and four more wounded Tuesday morning is owned by a Chicago police officer.
Community Groups Try To Drive Crime Out Of Chicago's Southwest SideMore Chicago neighborhoods are seeing upticks in crime, and many people are looking for the Chicago Police Department to take control. But some communities are stepping up to the plate to drive crime out.
Rideshare Driver Hospitalized After North Lawndale CarjackingAnother rideshare driver was attacked and carjacked in Chicago Friday night. The incident happened just before 9 p.m. near 15th and Spaulding in the city's North Lawndale neighborhood. The driver was taken to Saint Anthony Hospital, but no condition was available.
Police Search For Gunman In Gold Coast Attempted Carjacking; Aftermath Caught On Cell Phone VideoA witness who lives right across the street rushed down to help and caught the aftermath on camera, moments after the man was shot in the neck.
Settlement Talks In Anjanette Young Wrong Raid Case Break Down; City Asks Judge To Dismiss LawsuitDespite months of public promises from Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resolve the lawsuit with Anjanette Young, the city on Friday asked a judge to dismiss the case after settlement negotiations stalled.
Archdiocese Of Chicago Employee Says Fake Unemployment Claim In His Name Could Have Been PreventedThe state did just issue a warning about fraud, but it shows they are not handling it on the front end themselves.
South Loop Neighbors Band Together To Curb Crime In Their NeighborhoodA seemingly endless barrage of shootings, carjackings and other violent crimes. Now, the community is coming together with a possible solution. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Chicago Weather: Hot Weekend On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the extended forecast.
Chicagoans Want Commemoration Of Juneteenth To Evolve Into ActionCBS 2's Steven Graves has perspective from multiple generations on how the fight for social justice should be part of how Juneteenth is commemorated.
Rockton Residents Can Return Home Four Days After The Chemtool FireOn Friday, four days after the Chemtool Inc. plant exploded in a massive fireball, evacuated residents who lived within a mile radius of the plant can return home.
Why Vets Are Shut Out Of The Upcoming COVID LotteryCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports there's a statewide snub of veterans. The Illinois Lottery is giving away millions to random people who got the COVID-19 vaccine. But some in the military aren't eligible to win.
Woman Killed, Man Wounded In Ashburn ShootingA woman was killed and a man was critically wounded in a shooting while they were driving Friday afternoon in the Ashburn neighborhood. A child was in the back seat of their car, but was not hurt.
Some Residents Say A Bears Move To Arlington Heights Would Benefit Community, Others Say It Would Bring Traffic And CrowdsThe Chicago Bears announced Thursday that they have placed a bid to buy Arlington International Racecourse. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar went to Arlington Heights Thursday to see how the idea sat with residents there.
Chicago Weather: Storm Threat After MidnightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, June 17, 2021.
Downstate Veterans Were Promised $100,000 From State Years Ago, But They Haven't Seen A DimeA few years ago, a photo op from the State of Illinois showed a giant prop check being held up for downstate veterans – made out in the amount of $100,000. But those veterans have not seen a dime. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Car Plows Into Apartment In Unincorporated Des PlainesA northwest suburban family was safe Thursday night after a car came barreling into their living room.
Video Shows Group On Divvy Bikes Attacking, Stealing Bike From Man In Heart Of LoopA man on his bike was riding through a busy intersection right downtown this week, when he was suddenly surrounded, pushed, and then pulled off the bicycle. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Police Board Votes To Fire Officer Patrick Kelly, Accused Of Shooting Friend In 2010Chicago Police Officer Patrick Kelly, accused of shooting his friend in the head more than a decade ago, has been fired.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls Out Bears Over Bid On Arlington RacetrackMayor Lori Lightfoot is calling out the Bears, saying as part of the city’s recovery, many are doubling down on their commitments and she expects them to do the same. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
DuSable Museum Of African American History To Reopen On JuneteenthThe DuSable has a full slate of activities planned for the reopening, including guest speakers, music and a block party.
City Council Committee Advances Midnight Retail Liquor Sales CurfewWill an earlier cutoff of retail liquor sales help combat crime, as advocates for the proposal believe? CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Bold Bidding Move By The BearsCBS 2's Matt Zahn reports on the effect of the Chicago Bears possibly moving to Arlington Heights. The team announced it put in a bid for the racetrack and its property.