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Chicago Weather: Warm Winds FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
Family Frustrated With Child Tax Credit DelayedThe Child Tax Credit is meant to help families make ends meet as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on. But many payments are delayed, making it anything but helpful for parents on a budget. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Workers At El Milagro Tortilla Factory Walk OutWorkers held a walkout Thursday at the popular El Milagro tortilla factory in Chicago.
Illinois Attorney General's Office Holds Virtual Town Hall On Joliet Police InvestigationCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini was the first to expose the controversial death of Eric Lurry in the custody of Joliet police. Now, the Illinois Attorney General’s office is making good on a promise to investigate.
Man On Electronic Monitoring Arrested In Countless CPS School ThreatsPolice and Chicago Public Schools officials are executing a security plan, after two students from Simeon Career Academy were shot and killed this week – and also after threats were issued on social media to Simeon and numerous other schools. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Woman Donated Kidney To Man She Didn't Know After Seeing FlyerThey only met two months ago, but the bond between Lisa Segura and Julian Ortiz is more than just skin deep – to stay the least. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
City Leaders Hope New Campaign Will Boost Vaccination Rate, But Health Professionals Say It Will Take TimeCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on the city's new Protect Chicago 77 plan to encourage COVID-19 vaccination, and hears from community health leaders on how best to make it work.
Labor Shortage Blamed For Lack Of Headstone On Woman's Grave 8 Months After Her DeathA labor shortage is compounding the grief for one Chicago woman – whose mother still has no headstone on her grave eight months after her death. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Staffing Shortages Force Some Businesses To Limit Hours And CapacityOur bars and restaurants aren’t the only ones impacted by a continued worker shortage - other businesses across Chicago are taking a hit that is already affecting customers. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
'Good Feeling' Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews Is Back On The IceTraining camp opening for the Chicago Blackhawks with plenty of new faces in red and black. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports on a very familiar face returning, one we haven't seen or heard from in over a year.
Chicago Weather: Rain Returns Tomorrow NightCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
'What Is That Plan?'David Shields has been trying to get a copy of his high school transcript for more than a year. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports the request should have been pretty straightforward.
Body Found In Illinois River Confirmed To Be Missing Illinois State University Student Jelani DayA body found in the Illinois River near Peru earlier this month has been identified as Illinois State University student Jelani Day, who has been missing since late August, and police said his death is "very suspicious."
Climate Change And Chicago's Lake Michigan Shoreline: What The Future May Hold And The Action Being TakenLake levels have been at record highs. Just Wednesday, waves pushed onshore and pounded at the Lake Michigan coastline – certainly not helping our erosion problems. CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra on Wednesday night explored some solutions.
Better Business Bureau's Steve Bernas On Employment ScamsA woman thought she had a secondary job and thought she had one, only to find herself the victim of a scam -- and an unwitting accomplice in an employment scam too. The Better Business Bureau's Steve Bernas joins CBS 2's Tim McNicholas with a warning.
Chicago Weather: Lakeshore Flood Threat ContinuesCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.
After Losing Young Daughter To Rare Cancer, Grieving Mother Raises Money To Give BackA grieving mother is now trying to extend a helping hand to Chicagoans going through the turmoil of childhood cancer.
Youth Basketball Players Get Grim Life Lesson After Teammate Is Shot And KilledAt Garfield Boulevard and LaSalle Street in the Washington Park neighborhood, there is a basketball court that functions as a safe haven for children throughout Chicago. But on Wednesday, practice was preempted by an unfortunate tough life lesson. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Flight Of Afghan Refugee Children Lands In ChicagoA flight of Afghan children refugees landed in Chicago on Wednesday evening.
Fast Food Staffing Shortage Is Forcing Dining Rooms To CloseA Buffalo Grove McDonald’s had to close its dining room because of a staffing shortage.
IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really HappenedIDES’ offices have been closed to the public since the pandemic began. The closures came as thousands struggled to navigate a system that was understaffed, ill-equipped to deal with the scope of the problem and fraught with technical issues that prevented some from getting their benefits in a timely manner, or at all. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Oak Lawn's Chloe Mrozak Wanted For Skipping Vax Card Court Hearing In HawaiiAn arrest warrant has been issued in Hawaii for an Oak Lawn woman who is accused of having a counterfeit COVID-19 vaccine card, after authorities said she missed her virtual court hearing.
Coworkers Rally Around River North Bouncer Who Was ShotA River North bouncer is facing a long recovery after he was shot last week because he wouldn’t let a man into a bar. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
After Donald Greene Sr. Gets Prison Time For Scheme To Sell Diseased Body Parts, Families Say No Sentence Would Be EnoughPeople who lost loved ones and entrusted their bodies to science ended up learning they were dismembered and sold off for profit. The man behind the scheme, Donald Greene Sr., was sentenced to two years in prison this week to serve time for selling diseased body parts. Families have waited years for justice. CBS 2's Tara Molina got reaction from families.

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