John Dillinger’s submachine gun and even his original tombstone are part of a collection of artifacts that could find a new home in Chicago.
Chicago Weather: Climbing Temperatures AheadCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.
Amid CPS School Bus Driver Shortage, One Company Uses Halloween Event As Recruiting ToolThere was relief this week from Chicago Public Schools’ busing vendors, as the district relaxed a vaccine mandate that many feared would worsen a driver shortage that is already causing major problems. But as CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports, vendors are still just as desperate for drivers.
Pandemic Fallout Leads To Higher Prices On Nearly EverythingAmerica’s bumpy pandemic recovery has people grappling with higher prices on just about everything, amid labor shortages and supply chain problems. As CBS News’ Lilia Luciano explains, experts warn things will get worse.
Officials Say New Funding Will Replace Water Lines In Benton HarborA plan to solve water woes plaguing Benton Harbor, Michigan got a shot in the arm on Saturday.
Water Service Returns To Dixmoor Residents After Being Cut Off By Low PressureThe issue is part of an ongoing water crisis in the south suburb.
At Vigil, Call To Action Issued To Make Chicago Safer For Young PeopleThe vigil at the Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church mourned child victims of gun violence in Chicago, and called for solutions. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Days Off Restricted For Chicago Police Officers; Unclear If It Is Related To Vaccine Mandate BattleA memo issued Saturday said elective time off for officers will be restricted, and will require the approval of a supervisor with a rank of deputy chief of higher within the officer’s chain of command.
Artist Nate Baranowski Brings Halloween Festivity To Howard StreetA Rogers Park street corner was made more festive than usual this weekend.
The Great Resignation: Record Number Of People Are Quitting JobsAcross the country, employers are suffering through a worker shortage – in part because a record number of people are quitting their jobs. CBS News’ Michael George reports on what is being called the Great Resignation.
Fight Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Heats Up NationwideAn FDA advisory panel could decide this week whether to recommend boosters for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. As CBS News’ Michael George tells us, it comes as the fight over vaccination mandates heats up.
Chicago Weather: Warmer Temperatures AheadCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 6 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.
Fundraising Concert Held As Pastor Pushes To Open Mental Health Center On City's South SideOctober is National Depression Awareness Month, and on Saturday, a concert on the city’s South Side raised money to build a mental health center.
City Officials Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu ShotsTen months after the first COVID-19 vaccinations were given to Americans, the city and country are entering a new phase as the booster shot becomes available. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on some outreach efforts.
Water Pressure Falls To Half Normal Levels Amid Water Crisis In DixmoorWater pressure fell to half its normal levels in Dixmoor on Saturday, effectively leaving all residents of the south suburb without running water.
State Police Cruiser Struck By Driver While Investigating Stolen VehicleAn Illinois State Police trooper's cruiser was struck by a drunken driver while investigating an abandoned stolen vehicle on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway early Saturday morning.
Chicago Police Restrict Days Off For OfficersA statement to be read at officer roll calls did not specify the reason for the restriction. But it comes amid a standoff between City Hall and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police over the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Families, Community Leaders Hold Vigil For Child Victims Of Gun Violence In ChicagoIn recent months, it has become a repeated headline – children caught in the crossfire of the violence on Chicago streets. On Saturday, families who lost a loved one held a vigil at the Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church as they called for an end to such unspeakable tragedies. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
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.