After a stay in intensive care with COVID-19, Jacqueline Jackson – the wife of the Rev. Jesse Jackson – is encouraging everyone to get vaccinated.
Chicago Weather: Showers Taper Off, Chilly & Bright This WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest forecast.
No Cameras Will Be Allowed In Courtroom For Jussie Smollett's TrialWhen actor Jussie Smollett goes on trial on disorderly conduct charges next month, cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom.
The Sky's The Limit, On And Off The Court, And These Girls Have Got NextAs the Chicago Sky sailed to victory in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday, providing even more inspiration for girls across the city who can see themselves in the team and its players.
Fundraiser For Chicago Firefighter Wounded In West Pullman ShootingFirefighters made a big push Friday night to raise money for a colleague who was critically wounded in a mass shooting last month.
16-Year-Old Girl Killed In Overnight Drive-By Shooting In LawndaleA 16-year-old girl was shot and killed in Lawndale Thursday night.
Judge Prohibits Police Union Boss From Discouraging Officers From Complying With Vaccine MandateAmid the ongoing standoff between City Hall and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police over the city's vaccine mandate, a Cook County judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting union president John Catanzara from encouraging police officers to refuse to comply with the city's policy.
Chicago Police Search For Two Suspects In Shooting Of A Brazilian Man In AvondaleChicago police are searching for two suspects who shot a Brazilian man in an attempted carjacking last month in Avondale.
Former Nonprofit Executive Director Sentenced To More Than 3 Years For Misuse Of FundsA suburban man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for ripping off a charity that helps children with disabilities.
Illinois Doctors Offer Advice For Halloween SafetyNew advice today from Illinois Health officials as we prepare for Halloween celebrations during the pandemic.
Chicago Weather: Showers Tonight, Sunny Days For The WeekendScattered showers through this evening with weekend clearing.
Chicago Father Fighting To Save The Future Through MentorshipOne Chicago father is doing more than just worrying about violence targeting kids. he's doing something about it. and he has a message for other dads.
Drivers Scammed After Paying For Parking In Uptown, And Getting Cars Towed AwayWe saw it happen time and time again; car after car being towed from a parking lot near the Aragon Ballroom, even though the drivers had paid for parking. CBS 2’s Meredith Barack is investigating what happened.
Man Shot During Robbery In Wicker Park NeighborhoodA man was shot during a robbery Friday afternoon in the Wicker Park neighborhood.
Brazilian Man Hospitalized After Attempted Carjacking in AvondaleChicago police are searching for two men who shot a man in an attempted robbery last month in Avondale.
City Of Chicago Goes To Court Against Police Union Over Vaccine PolicyThe standoff between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police over the city's vaccine mandate is now in the hands of the courts, after both sides filed lawsuits against each other on Friday. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Columbus Statue Gone More Than A Year, But Grant Park Site Still Lit Up 'Like A Landing Strip At O'Hare'In the dark of night in July 2020, the city of Chicago took down a statue of Christopher Columbus in Grant Park, after multiple clashes between protesters and police. The site looks very different now, but one thing has not changed. The site where the statue once stood is still lit up every night, and one of our viewers wanted to know why.
Chicago Weather: Shower Chance Through FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest forecast.
Where Is Wendy? Woman Brought Lost Dog To Animal Hospital, So Why Won't She Return Her?Where is Wendy? She's the beloved pet of a Bensenville family who has been searching for their missing dog who was last seen more than 10 days ago. As CBS 2’s Meredith Barack reports, Wendy has since been spotted, but it’s who she was last seen with that has the family pleading for her safe return.
Teen Shot And Killed Inside Home At 93rd & Wallace In BrainerdA 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Thursday night inside a home in the Brainerd neighborhood.
Safety Concerns Arise Amid Vaccine Showdown Between Police Union & CityThe clock is ticking on the deadline Mayor Lori Lightfoot has set for all city workers to report their vaccination status to the city, despite warnings from the city’s police union that half of the force is willing to defy the deadline and risk going unpaid. Meantime, worry is mounting for some Chicagoans as to whether there will be enough officers once this mandate starts.
Facing Shortage Of Drivers, Trucking Companies Offering Big Incentives To Lure New HiresA truck driver shortage is just one part of the problem in the current supply chain crisis across the country. One carrier is offering big incentives to lure in drivers, but as CBS 2’s Marissa Parra found out, that wasn't enough to bring out candidates to a job fair on Thursday.
A Hero's Welcome: Officer Carlos Yanez Released From Rehab Hospital 2 Months After ShootingChicago Police Officer Carlos Yanez Jr. received a hero’s welcome on Thursday as he went home from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, after more than two long months of rehabilitation. Yanez was critically injured in the shooting that took the life of his partner, Officer Ella French, in August. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey was there for this major milestone.
No Backing Down In Vaccine Standoff Between City Hall And FOPAs a deadline for city of Chicago employees to report their vaccination status to City Hall draws closer, there’s no backing down in the showdown between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the President of the union representing Chicago police officers.
Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway At 71st, No One HurtA shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway caused a mess during the evening commute as Illinois State Police shut down the inbound lanes near 71st Street to investigate.