The Englewood home where a mass shooting that left four dead and four more wounded Tuesday morning is owned by a Chicago police officer.
Woman Pays Plumber To Fix Sewage Backup, Only To Find Out It Was On City PropertyA CBS 2 viewer contacted us after she got fed up with raw sewage seeping into her Bronzeville home. But when she tried to fix it, she ran into costly trouble – and she now has a warning for others. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
With Rash Of Carjackings, Apple AirTag Presented As Item That Could HelpThere are certain stories that leave us all unsettled – among them the string of Chicago expressway shootings and the carjacking crisis. After two carjackings overnight Monday into Tuesday, we set out to find solutions.
Chicago Weather: Severe Storm Threat Wednesday Night Into ThursdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, July 27, 2021.
Chicago Party Aunt Gets An Animated Series On NetflixYou might know the Chicago Party Aunt parody Twitter account for witty and sometimes proudly crass observations about all things Chicago. On Wednesday, Netflix announced that “Chicago Party Aunt” will be debuting as a half-hour adult animated series.
Cook County Jail Inmates Pledge To Change Ways And Help Fight Violence In ChicagoIn an unorthodox approach to fighting violence in Chicago, a motivational speaker is taking a message directly to the maximum-security inmates at the Cook County Jail. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports, the approach involves people accused of committing crimes being motivated to try to stop them.
Chicago School Board To Discuss Budget Proposal Wednesday; Teachers To PicketThe Chicago School Board will be talking about the budget proposal in its meeting on Wednesday, and teachers will be picketing.
Some Fans Are Unloading Lollapalooza Tickets Due To Worries About COVID-19Fans scooped up tickets for Lollapalooza as soon as they went on sale – but on Tuesday night, 48 hours away from the opening act – some have chosen not to go. And as CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports, concerns over the coronavirus and specifically the Delta variant may be to blame.
Woman Who Dragged Police Officer And Crashed Into Dolton Bicycle Shop Identified As Alexis WilsonA 19-year-old woman is dead and a Dolton police officer was in serious condition Tuesday afternoon, after a wild confrontation in the parking lot of a drive-through in Dolton hours earlier. She has been identified a Alexis Wilson.
Chicago Firefighter-EMT Charged With Raping Someone Is Still On The JobA Chicago firefighter-EMT stands charged with raping someone he knows – but call 911 for help, and he may still be the one who responds. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
West Side Teens Get Some Maritime Experience Out In Lake Michigan On BoatsSailing is new experience for some Chicago teenagers. As CBS 2's Jim Williams reports, a West Side pastor and community leader is hoping the maritime life shows the kids a world of possibilities.
Chicago Weather: Heat Followed By ShowersCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the forecast.
City Council Holds Hearing On Proposed Anjanette Young OrdinanceFive months after a group of five Black alderwomen introduced a proposal for sweeping search warrant reforms for the Chicago Police Department, the measure got its first public hearing on Tuesday.
Woman Dead After Police Shooting; She Dragged Dolton Officer With Her Car And Crashed Into BuildingA woman is dead and two police officers are in serious condition after a confrontation at a drive-thru restaurant that ended with shots fired by police and a crash in Dolton early Tuesday morning. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Chicago Expanding At-Home Vaccination ProgramWith COVID cases on the rise again in Chicago, and more than 48% of the city’s population still not fully vaccinated, the Chicago Department of Public Health is expanding its at-home vaccination program, and offering financial incentives for people to sign up.
Some Immunocompromised People Are Getting Third Doses Of COVID-19 VaccineWith the Delta variant spread, there is renewed talk of a future booster shot to fight COVID-19. But CBS 2's Marie Saavedra found that some of those patients are already getting third doses of vaccine now.
Search On For Escaped Inmate Hugo Avila In St. CharlesHugo Avila, 21, escaped from a transport vehicle near Randall Road and Route 64 in Saint Charles while en route to the Kane County Sheriff's Department.
9 More States Added to Chicago's COVID-19 Travel AdvisoryCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports Dr. Allison Arwady, the head of the Chicago Department of Public Health said other states have rising COVID cases, and that could affect those who are traveling this summer.
Chicago Man Robbed By 3 Men, Then Shot And Wounded By 3 Other MenA 52-year-old Chicago man becomes a victim. Not once, but twice. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Arwady: Lolla Attendees Should Take PrecautionsCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports Chicago's top doctor responded to renewed concerns about the festival.
Chicago Parents Divided On CDC Recommendation For Students To Mask Up For The FallCBS 2's Chris Tye reports there are big changes from the CDC with how kids should be thinking about school this fall.
COVID-19 Vaccinations At Illinois Nursing Homes -- Who's Keeping Track?We first told you about Alan Matthews – a longtime resident of the Landmark Nursing Home in Richton Park – two weeks ago. His cousin came to us after finding out he was months overdue for his second COVID-19 vaccine dose. And CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov found Matthews is likely not the only one – because no one is really keeping track.
New Tentative Contract For Chicago Fraternal Order Of PoliceMayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police have reached a tentative eight-year contract agreement that, if ratified by the union and approved the City Council, would provide officers with a 20% pay raise over the life of the deal, while also requiring a number of police accountability reforms.
Chicago Weather: More Steamy HeatCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, July 26, 2021.
Owner Arrested After Dog Is Left In Car In AuroraThe owner left the dog in the car while going to the Fox Valley Mall, police say.