Abel Osundairo Testifies Jussie Smollett Paid Him To Help Stage Attack In 2019It is likely that the case against Jussie Smollett will hinge on whether the jury believes Osundairo. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Lawrence Ligas Becomes Latest Illinois Resident Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol InsurrectionAnother Illinois resident has been charged with participating in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Former Park District Supervisor Arrested Again Amid ScandalA former Chicago Park District supervisor, who already was facing charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl who worked as a lifeguard this summer, has been arrested for sexually assaulting another teenage girl several times starting eight years ago. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Firefighters Battle Intense Blaze In KildeerAn intense fire was raging late Wednesday in a house in north suburban Kildeer, near Lake Zurich.
Rules Committee Chair Unveils Chicago Ward Map Proposal After Canceling Potential Showdown Vote By City CouncilHarris said the Rules Committee will host two hearings on the proposed map next week, before recessing for the holidays, and then hold further public hearings in January.
Chicago Weather: Mostly Sunny ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the forecast.
Ambulance Stolen After It Was Left Running Unattended In The South Shore NeighborhoodPolice said it happened just after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday as the medical professionals were responding to a patient in the 7500 block of S. Stony Island.
Justin Fields Back On Practice Field As Bears Prepare To Take On CardinalsThe Bears are trying to keep a good thing going after stopping their losing streak, but they are up against an Arizona Cardinals team that has the best record in the NFL. CBS 2's Matt Zahn joins Marshall Harris from Halas Hall.
Police Body Camera Video Shows MSNBC Traffic Stop Following Jury VanFor the first time, we are seeing police body camera video that led to MSNBC being banned from the courtroom in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
After Devastating Fire, Area Businesses Host Fundraiser For Oak Park SalonThe community now rallying around those who've lost everything. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports from Oak Park where there are now stories of hope.
Abel Osundairo Testifies That Jussie Smollett Wanted Him To 'Fake Beat Him Up'Abel Osundairo, one of the Chicago brothers who said he was paid to pull off a fake attack against Jussie Smollett, took the stand in Smollett’s trial Wednesday as a star witness. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Chicago Weather: Wednesday Morning ShowerCBS 2 Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.
At Marillac St. Vincent's Wellness Closet, Demand For Toiletries Is On The RiseCBS 2’s Marie Saavedra tells us about a new demand with which a local nonprofit needs help – and which involves things you may buy on a grocery trip that aren’t food.
'Dreadhead Cowboy' Sentenced To 90 Days In Jail For Contempt Of CourtActivist Adam Hollingsworth, known as the “Dreadhead Cowboy,” was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Tuesday, after repeatedly interrupting a Cook County judge during a hearing in his animal cruelty case.
City Council Expected To Vote On New Ward Map Wednesday, But Public Has Not Seen ItWednesday is the day the City Council is supposed to vote on a new ward map – but no one has seen it yet. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Families Of Astroworld Victims Reject Rapper's Offer To Pay For FuneralsThe families of two Naperville friends killed during the Astroworld stampede in Houston have rejected rapper Travis Scott’s offer to pay for funeral costs.
Police Officers Testify For Prosecution In Jussie Smollett TrialThe lead investigator and other Chicago Police officers testified at Jussie Smollett's trial on Tuesday, all saying they initially treated him as a victim -- but police later concluded the attack Smollett said happened to him was a hoax. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Three Killed, Eight Wounded In School Shooting In Oxford, MichiganThree students are dead, and several others are in critical condition, after police say a 15-year-old opened fire with a 9mm Sig Sauer at a high school in Southeast Michigan. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports.
CBS Chicago Cares Day Of Giving: American Red CrossToday was giving Tuesday, and as we have for so many years past, we're teaming up with the American Red Cross to help them continue the work they do every day in our community.
Crowds Line Up For Free Winter Coats In ChathamOne thing is for certain – you can’t survive Chicago winters without a warm winter coat.
Crews Spend All Night Fighting Round Lake Insulation Company FireA lot of firefighters near Round Lake did not get much sleep overnight Monday into Tuesday.
The Mission Of The Red Cross And The Importance Of GivingRed Cross of Illinois CEO Celena Roldan and CBS Chicago President and General Manager Jennifer Lyons join Brad and Irika to wrap up this Day of Giving at CBS 2.
Meet Janet Fulfs, A Red Cross Hero Who Helped Save A LifeJust this year, more than 150 Red Cross volunteers from the Illinois region answered the call for help out of state – responding to hurricanes and wildfires. Janet Fulfs deployed to Louisiana and California, where she helped save a woman’s life at a shelter. She joins CBS 2’s Chris Tye and Red Cross CEO Celena Roldan.
Communications Manager Holly Baker On Why The Work Of The Red Cross Never StopsThe Red Cross’ Holly Baker joins CBS 2’s Brad Edwards and Irika Sargent to talk about the organization’s ongoing mission, and her own recent deployment.

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