Unemployed Worker Has Unpaid Claims For Months And No Answers From The StateImagine taking the time to certify for unemployment benefits almost 20 times and still not seeing a dime. CBS 2 is Working for Chicago with reporting that uncovers failures by the state.
Roosevelt University Graduates Disappointed In Pre-Recorded Virtual CeremonyGraduates of Roosevelt University are giving the school a failing grade for Friday's virtual graduation ceremony, and the school is now apologizing.
CBS 2 Investigators: Hundreds Of COVID-19 Antibody Tests On The Market, But Are They Accurate?With cases of COVID-19 spiking again in several states, a lot of people want to know if they could be immune to the coronavirus, so they are paying for antibody tests. Hundreds of these have hit the market in just months. But are they accurate?
Trump, Pritzker, Lightfoot Spar On Twitter When President Criticizes 'Lack Of Leadership'President Donald Trump picked a fight over violence in Chicago with Gov. JB Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Friday night.
Some South And West Side Stores Reopen, But Some May Never Open Again Following Looting Last MonthIt's not just the pandemic that has kept some businesses closed. Last month's looting devastated dozens of stores on Chicago's South and West sides.
Chicago Police Sergeant SentencedCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports a federal judge has sentenced corrupt Chicago Police Sgt. Xavier Elizondo to 87 months in prison, after the officer and his partner were convicted last year of lying to judges to obtain search warrants, and then stealing cash and drugs from the properties they searched.
Reopening Under The Shadow Of COVID-19CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on how Illinois measures up with the rest of the United States with COVID-19 numbers as the state slowly reopens for business.
'Historic' Police ReformsCivilians in Chicago will soon be able to file anonymous complaints against Chicago police sergeants, lieutenants, and captains, and CPD will be required to preserve all misconduct records involving supervisors, under an independent arbitrator's ruling on Friday.
Family Upset Loved One's Remains Were Cremated Without Their KnowledgeCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports Derrick Johnson's family was worried sick looking for him for weeks. But he was at the Cook County Medical Examiner's office the whole time. The problem? They didn't have a Derrick Johnson. They had a Keith Johnson.
One In Custody After Bank Robbery At PNC Branch In The LoopChicago police were on the scene of a bank robbery at the PNC branch at Franklin and Madison in the Loop neighborhood around 5 p.m. Friday afternoon.
Chicago Weather: Storms Through The EveningCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the stormy weather forecast.
Gunman Kills 2, Self In Springfield ShootingThe incident happened at the Bunn-O-Matic warehouse.
Feds Nab 24 In West Side Drug Investigation Targeting Two Street GangsFederal prosecutors have announced charges against 24 people as part of an investigation targeting two West Side street gangs accused of trafficking "wholesale quantities of heroin and cocaine."
With Phase 4 Beginning, COVID-29 Shows No Signs Of DisappearingCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what Illinois did differently than other states in staving off high COVID-19 numbers that are plaguing the rest of the country right now.
A Steamy, Then Stormy FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather update for Thursday, June 25, 2020.
Co-Owner Of Alinea Group Wants Better Government Health Guidance For COVID-19 PrecautionsThe man behind one of the most successful restaurant groups in Chicago has a request businesses rarely make – for more government regulation. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Family Thinks Twice About Depositing Check From Scammers Claiming To Represent PurellMonalisa Franklin says she and her husband were targeted by a scammer that claimed to represent Purell, but did not deposit a check claiming to be ade out to their order and avoided losing a lot of money. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Ingalls Memorial Hospital Nurses Accuse Hospital Of Putting Them At Risk For COVID-19Nurses are demanding changes at a south suburban hospital. They accuse management of putting nurses and patients at risk for COVID-19.
Suspected Ponzi Scheme Operator Robert Walberg Dies SuddenlyA suburban money manager died mysteriously, leaving behind a trail of questions – since he was recently charged with fraud. His clients fear they'll never get their cash back, or get answers. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Laroy Battle Charged With Murder Of 2 Teens In South ChicagoThe 19-year-old suspect is charged with shooting and killing Charles Riley, 16, and Jasean Francis, 17, in the 7900 block of South Luella Avenue.
White Sox Hoping For The Best As They Prepare To Resume PlayingThe White Sox will be back on the field at Guaranteed Rate Field next Friday for their first workout. CBS 2's Matt Zahn talked with Manager Rick Renteria and GM Rick Hahn.
East 75th Street Opens For Restaurant DinersA Black owned business boom is expected on Chicago's South Side. Owners are now prepping for outdoor dining that is sorely needed.
People Frustrated Over Lack Of Help From IDESCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what people are upset about with not being able to get through to someone at IDES to file an unemployment claim.
CPD Superintendent Brown: I'm Not Going AnywhereCPD Police Superintendent David Brown dispelled rumors that he was leaving his post after two months to go back to Texas.