The State of Illinois has fixed a database problem that delayed nearly 30,000 unemployment checks.
Lawsuit Filed Over Sex Allegations At Evanston H.S.Two Evanston Township High School security guards are accused of having sex with students.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M., Aug. 20, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the 7-day forecast.
Parents Protest Plan To Use Shuttered S. Suburban SchoolParents do not approve of a plan to use the shuttered Lincoln-Way North High School for students in Rich Township.
Teacher Shortage Leaves Many Alarmed In ZionNearly 50 teachers and staff in Zion have handed in their resignations just days before the start of school. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Family Livid Over Police Shooting That Killed Man In GaryThe family of Rashad Cunningham says he had a concealed carry permit, yet he died at the hands of police. They aired their grievances at a Gary Common Council meeting, as CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Serious Crash In StreamwoodAt least two vehicles were involved in the crash at Route 59 and Irving Park Road.
32 Victims File New Lawsuits Against SterigenicsVictims have filed 32 new lawsuits against Sterigenics for exposure to the cancer causing chemical exthylene oxide.
Leo High School Was Struggling To Survive, Until Alum Returned As PrincipalThree years ago, Leo High School was in trouble, its future in doubt. But then, the school hired a dynamic young principal.
21 Counts Filed Against Man In Teen's AbductionAlexander Curry-Fishtorn is accused of abducting Madison Eddlemon of Crown Point, Indiana and taking her to Arkansas. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
When Is Pulling The Trigger Justified?Legal experts tell CBS 2 everything hinges on what state you're in. In Illinois, shooting at a trespasser isn't necessarily an act of self defense, even for a licensed gun owner. CBS 2's Megan Hickey explains.
Sister Jean Celebrates Her 100th BirthdaySister Jean has been a gift we've all shared since she became the heart, soul and face of Loyola basketball. As CBS 2's Megan Mawicke explains, there's "nun" better than the celebrity chaplain who turns into a centenarian tomorrow.
McHenry County Seniors Protest End Of Bus ServiceMcHenry Township has voted to discontinue a bus service for seniors, but those seniors aren't giving up without a fight. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 P.M., Aug. 20, 2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the 7-day forecast.
Report Outlines Serious Concerns About Sexual Harassment In SpringfieldHouse Speaker Michael Madigan requested the probe last year from an attorney and former federal prosecutor. As CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports, the report particularly takes former House Clerk Tim Mapes to task.
When Is Shooting An Intruder Justified?CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports in Illinois, shooting at a trespasser isn't necessarily an act of self defense even for a licensed gun owner.
Window Washer Safe After Dramatic Rescue From 53rd Floor Of River North BuildingA window washer was rescued after one of his lines broke, leaving him hanging from the 53rd floor of a building in River North.
Shedd Aquarium's Newest Baby Penguins Have Been NamedTwo Magellanic penguin chicks were officially named after a week-long naming contest held by the aquarium resulted in more than 1,300 votes from aquarium members.
Lightning Strike Tree, Ruptures Gas Line In PalatineThe lightning strike also blew off two squares sections of the sidewalk.
32 Victims File New Lawsuits Against SterigenicsVictims have filed 32 new lawsuits against Sterigenics for exposure to the cancer causing chemical exthylene oxide. Six victims addressed the media on Tuesday to share their stories.
Pritzker Nixes Family Planning Money After Trump 'Gag Rule'Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois will not use federal family planning funds as long as Republican President Donald Trump's administration prohibits women's health clinics from referring patients for abortions. Katie Johnston reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Aug. 20, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 08-20-19)CBS 2's Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Say They Will Depose Rahm Emanuel, Others If City Doesn't Drop Civil CaseAttorneys for former "Empire" star Jussie Smollett say if the city doesn't drop a civil case against the actor they will depose some familiar names and others.
Teen Slain In Chicago LawnA 16-year-old boy was found dead of a gunshot wound late Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Thousands Expected At 30th Annual African Festival Of The Arts Labor Day WeekendThe 30th annual African Festival of the Arts will take place labor Day Weekend and will have the theme "Spirit of Africa."
Homeowner Shoots Intruder In Back YardAn East Garfield Park neighborhood homeowner shot an intruder in his backyard early Tuesday.
Search Continues For 2nd Suspect After Dolton ShootoutDolton police are urging people to stay vigilant as they search for a second suspect, following a wild shootout with officers Monday afternoon. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
New Owner Plans To Fix Aging Patio Theater And Damaged MarqueeThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders recently spotted a Facebook post about an old marquee at a famous Portage Park neighborhood cinema. As CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports, the beat-up Patio Theater sign is to the point where it looks like it could collapse. But there is a plan to restore not just the sign, but the whole venue.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6AM, Aug. 20, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.