Chicago Inspector General Recommending 'Urgent' Changes To CPD Search Warrant Policy To Address Wrong RaidsThe “urgent recommendations” from the city’s Office of Inspector General come as part of its review of CPD search warrant policies, launched as result of CBS 2’s years-long investigation into wrong raids.
'Operation Safe Pump" Rolls Into Chicago Neighborhoods To Help Prevent CarjackingsThey are patrolling gas stations to make sure drivers are safe. The goal is not to replace the police or interfere, just to provide an extra set of eyes.
Illinois To Enter Phase 1B Of COVID-19 Vaccinations, But Some Sign Ups Need AdjustingAlmost 2 million people in the state 65 and older or essential workers will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday.
Residents, Alderman Demand Answers To Curb Chicago Carjacking CrisisCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a record number of carjackings is prompting people to demand authorities do a better job to curb the vehicular crimes.
Chicago Weather: Expect Snow This WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast which includes snow.
'People Are Terrified;' Chicago Carjacking Crisis Prompts City Hall To Hold Virtual Meetings To Find SolutionsSome people living in Chicago said they're simply fed up with carjacking after carjacking. CBS 2 has reported on the crisis for months. On Friday, those concerned took their concerns directly to City Hall. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports on inconsistencies in the numbers police presented.
Chicago Area 'On Track' To Move From Some COVID RestrictionsChicago may be just hours away from a massive return to normal. It rests within the Department of Public Health. But the trickle down effects span from your favorite eatery to your kids basketball practice. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports on what Saturday what tomorrow might unlock.
O'Hare Loses Title Of Busiest Airport As COVID-19 Brings Huge Drops In Air Traffic For 2020COVID-19 brought massive drops in flight operations nationwide, but Chicago's O'Hare International Airport had some of the biggest declines among major U.S. cities and lost the national busiest airport title to Atlanta. Katie Johnston reports.
Northwest Indiana Man Faces Possible Washington Trial In Connection With U.S. Capitol RiotA Northwest Indiana man charged with participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol could face trial in Washington. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: Bitter Chill Friday MorningCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.
West Side Restaurateur Says He's Had Issues Accessing His Own Money From BankJermaine Jordan serves hundreds of people every day of the week from his restaurant, and he said money to keep the place going wasn’t a problem - until he started having issues accessing his own. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Authorities Release Voicemail They Say Was From Local Man Accused Of Threatening InaugurationAuthorities late Thursday released the chilling and vulgar vocemail a suburban man is accused of leaving a lawmaker as he threatened to shoot up the inauguration.
Chicago Archdiocese Closing 4 Catholic Schools In SuburbsThe Archdiocese of Chicago announced Thursday that four Catholic schools will close at the end of the school year, and two will consolidate operations.
An Eye-Opening Look At The Chicago Carjacking EpidemicCarjackings have reached an epidemic level in Chicago. On Thursday night, CBS 2's Charlie De Mar got an eye opening look at just how much this crisis is terrorizing the city.
Two Officers Who Handcuffed 10-Year-Old By Won't Face SuspensionTwo Chicago Police officers who searched and handcuffed a 10-year-old boy will not face suspension as recommended by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability. The boy became so scared that he urinated in his pants.
Airplane Tire Falls From Sky, Lands In Jefferson ParkA tire fell from the landing gear of a small plane and was found on the ground in the Jefferson Park neighborhood Thursday evening. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Limited Indoor Dining Could Resume In Chicago By The WeekendThe City of Chicago announced Thursday that limited indoor dining service could start by the weekend.
Growing Concerns That New Spike In Child Deaths Is Side Effect Of Social DistancingGrowing concern that the new year is seeing a stunning new spike in child deaths has child advocates in Cook County worried that month 10 of the pandemic is leaving some families frayed and careless.
Police Say There Have Been More Than 100 Carjackings In Chicago Since Jan. 1Police Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago since the beginning of January. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Chicago Museums To ReopenIf you want to check in on Wellington the penguin and his friends at the Shedd Aquarium, next week you'll get your chance.
Many Chicago Carjacking Arrests Involve Juveniles -- Are Penalties Sufficient To Solve Problem?Carjackings have pretty much dominated our headlines over the last few months, and the CBS 2 Investigators have learned the majority of the arrests have involved juveniles. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
CPS: CTU Proposing 'Illegal Strike'A day after the Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates passed a resolution that would allow for teachers to go on working remotely after schools reopen for kindergarten through eighth-grade students, the Chicago Public Schools called the move an “illegal strike.” CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Weather: Very Cold Temps On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a look at the extended forecast.
Police Supt. David Brown On CarjackingsPolice Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago since the beginning of January.