North Lawndale Church Holds Peace Walk Following Mass ShootingsSt. Agatha Parish held a peace walk in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood in response to the two mass shootings that took place there on Wednesday.
Summit Seeks To Help Latino Community Fight Alzheimer's And Stigma Against ItThe Institute on Aging reports that while Latinos are the most likely to get the disease, they are also least likely to get help.
New Allegations Of Abuse Against R. Kelly Ahead Of New York TrialProsecutors in New York came forward Friday with new charges in the case against R&B singer R. Kelly.
Can Strike Forces Curb Chicago CrimeCBS 2's Chris Tye reports community groups said they need to be part of the solution.
Chicago Weather: Showers And Sunshine This WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Pierogi Fest 2021 In Full SwingCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist is in Whiting, Indiana with all the fun from the annual festival, cancelled in 2020 because of the pandemic.
Plant Poacher Caught In The ActCBS 2's Steven Graves reports from the southwest side where he spoke to the owner of those pilfered plants.
'I Didn't Look At It As A Success At All'The nation's top crime fighter was in Chicago, talking to top law enforcement in the city.vCBS 2's Chris Tye reports with questions about the feds new plan to cut crime.
Child Pulled Out Of Pond At Lake In The Hills Golf CourseA child was in critical condition Friday afternoon after being pulled out of a pond at the Boulder Ridge Country Club golf course in northwest suburban Lake in the Hills.
Gamma Variant Cases Still Exceed Delta In Illinois, But Delta Surging As COVID-19 Cases Climb AgainAs COVID-19 cases are rising again in Illinois, while the more contagious Delta variant might not yet be the most common strain of the virus, it’s spreading quickly, and officials believe it’s responsible for the latest uptick. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Chicago Weather: Steamy This WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, July 22, 2021.
Gov. Pritzker Plans To Attend LollapaloozaIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker will be among the throngs of concert fans at Lollapalooza when it kicks off in Grant Park next week. But he urged people to stay safe with COVID-19 still an issue.
Family Says They Can't Get Deceased Husband's Stimulus Check Due To Overwhelmed IRS Call CentersIt's a tough battle, but a Carol Stream family is taking on the IRS. What's even harder is they can't even get the feds to pick up the phone. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Protesters Demand Dolton Gas Station Shut Down Following Attack On WomanProtesters lined up Thursday evening outside a Shell gas station in Dolton, demanding that it be shut down for good after a woman was beaten by an attendant there.
CPS Students Will Be Required To Wear Masks When School ResumesThe Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that it will be requiring masks indoors for everyone when the 2021-22 school year begins on Aug. 30.
Attorney General Merrick Garland Announces Gun Trafficking Strike Force; Some Chicago Advocates Disagree With ApproachAttorney General Merrick Garland announced a strike force that will go after gun trafficking in Chicago and four other cities. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there are community group leaders who say the program is not the answer.
Mother Grieves For 15-Year-Old Boy Killed In One Of Two Mass ShootingsDamarion Benson was killed in one of two back-to-back mass shootings in North Lawndale Wednesday night. CBS 2's Jermont Terry talked to his mother, who says she sacrificed everything for him.
Attorney General Merrick Garland Meets With Anti-Violence Groups Searching For Solutions In The Wake Of Mass ShootingsAttorney General Merrick Garland met with READI Chicago in North Lawndale as part of a strike force launch against gun violence on the federal level.
Pierogi Fest Is Back!In less than 24 hours, the wackiest fest in the Midwest is back. Whiting, Indiana is ready to roll for the return of Pierogi Fest.
Face Masks Will Be Mandatory In Chicago Public Schools For New School YearThe Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that it will be requiring masks indoors for everyone when the 2021-22 school year begins on Aug. 30.
Truck Spills Gravel On Bishop Ford Freeway Near 159th StreetThe northbound side of the expressway was closed for hours except for the shoulder.
'They Are Scared'Some of the victims went to Stroger Hospital where family members waited in agony for updates on loved ones. Teenagers were among several hurt. The youngest: An-innocent 14 year-old victim.
Federal Strike Force Strategy Goes After Gun Trafficking In Chicago And Four Other CitiesU.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland visited Chicago on Thursday amid a troubling spike in violent crime in the city. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Firefighters Extinguish Extra-Alarm Fire At South Shore High-RiseA mother and two children were taken to the hospital on Thursday, after Chicago firefighters extinguished a smoky extra-alarm fire at a high-rise apartment building in the South Shore neighborhood.