Cassell Fine Arts, Mount Greenwood Elementary Reopen For Students And Teachers As CPS And CTU Negotiate Return To SchoolCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports from Cassell Fine Arts School where teachers and students are actually going into the classrooms there. They're also going in nearby Mount Greenwood Elementary.
DCFS Director Held In Contempt Of Court For Violating Rights Of ChildrenIn a stunning move, a Cook County Juvenile Court judge issued two contempt of court orders against Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Marc Smith for violating the rights of two children left languishing in facilities for months. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Chicago Weather: Freezing Rain, Light Drizzle SaturdayCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Friday, Jan. 7, 2021.
Standoff Between CPS, Chicago Teachers Union Poses Challenges For Kids, ParentsCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on the effects on children and parents as the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union remain locked in a standoff over remote learning.
Health Experts Say Cloth Masks Might Not Be Sufficient In Omicron WaveAt this stage in the COVID-19 pandemic, it might be time to upgrade your mask.
Legal Filings Fly As Showdown Continues Between Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Teachers UnionChicago Public Schools students on Friday were heading into the weekend facing another day of possible canceled classes Monday - while city officials said talks with the teachers' union "must be concluded this weekend." CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Woman And Baby Killed After Gary, Indiana Police Chase; Driver In CustodyA woman and an infant were killed and a man was injured in a crash on the Borman Expressway in northwest Indiana, as officers were trying to pull over the driver. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Damari Perry, 6, In Extreme Danger After Disappearing From Skokie PartyPolice in North Chicago were searching Friday afternoon for a 6-year-old boy who has not been seen since being driven with his older sister to a party in Skokie.
A Salute To Health Care Workers With Hospitals In A Critical StateThe past two-years have been mentally and physically exhausting for healthcare workers, and unfortunately, things are showing no signs of slowing down. But we can all remember to have a little compassion, and patience, as we continue to face this pandemic together. CBS 2 Photojournalist Jeff Langan captured this salute to our health care workers.
Dr. Micah Pollak On Challenges With COVID-19, Hospitals In IndianaDr. Micah Pollak, a professor at Indiana University Northwest, has been studying the COVID-19 pandemic in Indiana for the past two years. He joins CBS 2’s Irika Sargent to talk about the challenges involved with hospitals.
Advocate Christ Medical Center's Dr. Rachel Welbel On COVID-19 Challenges, Long-Haul SymptomsDr. Rachel Welbel of Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn talks with CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist about the challenges of the COVID-19 surge, and helping people with long-haul COVID symptoms recover.
Health Care Workers In Gary Describe Experience On Front Lines During COVID-19 SurgeWe've all seen long lines at COVID-19 testing facilities over the last few weeks. On Friday, CBS 2’s Steven Graves talked with workers on the front lines just over the state line in Gary, Indiana.
Hospitals Offer Incentives To Overcome Staffing Shortages Amid COVID-19 SurgeHospitals are offering signing bonuses, incentives and unique programs for graduating students, who face constant changes, a never ending learning curve and wide open eyes. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike Warns Hospitals Are At Breaking Point, Emphasizes Masks And VaccinesIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike joins CBS 2’s Irika Sargent with a warning about the COVID-19 surge and hospitals at a crisis point.
Suburban Family Experience Long Wait Time In Emergency Room Amid Rising COVID CasesOne of the trickle-down effects of those surging numbers is the skyrocketing wait times in hospital emergency rooms. They’re being measured in hours, not minutes in many cases.
An Inside Look At Emergency Room At Rush University Medical Center Amid Latest COVID SurgeCBS 2’s Chris Tye got exclusive access inside the emergency room at Rush University Medical Center. While they weren’t overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients on Friday, they have been at times in recent weeks.
Windy City Bulls Focus On Improving For Potential Call-ups After Playing First Game In DaysWhile the Bulls have dealt with COVID issues, it’s been especially rough on their G League team, the Windy City Bulls.
Chicago Weather: Freezing Rain, Falling Temps For The WeekendA Winter Weather Advisory is in effect on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. due to the chance of freezing light rain and drizzle.
Legal Actions Fly In Battle Over Remote Learning Between Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Teachers UnionChicago Public Schools students on Friday were heading into the weekend facing another day of canceled classes Monday. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Bears Along With Salvation Army Held Food Pantry For Low Income Families In Humboldt ParkThe need for food, for low-income families, has never been higher. One Chicago sports team is answering the call.
Family, Friends, Colleagues Gathered For Funeral Of Fallen Bradley Police Sergeant Marlene RittmanicHundreds of people turned out Friday morning to show their support and love for the family of fallen Bradley Police Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic at her funeral.
Woman, Child Killed In Crash On I-80/94 In GaryA woman and an infant were killed and a man was injured in a crash on the Borman Expressway in northwest Indiana, as officers were trying to pull over the driver. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Weather: Dangerously Cold Wind Chills OvernightCBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022.
Northwest Indiana Family Loses Dogs When Colorado Airbnb Burns Down In Marshall FireA Northwest Indiana family was planning to go on a dream vacation to Colorado, but it ended in tragedy. As CBS 2’s Meredith Barack reports, the Lawson family hopes their story serves as a warning to others as they travel.

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