An icy, blustery day on Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach. Video courtesy of Tara Molina.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM, Dec. 5, 2019)CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest 7-day forecast.
Lightfoot Says She Didn't Jump The Gun In Firing Of CPD Supt. Eddie JohnsonMayor Lori Lightfoot is defending her decision to remove former Police Supt. Eddie Johnson from his position as the city’s top cop before an inspector general’s investigation is completed into Johnson’s drinking and driving incident, noting she has the discretion to fire any city commissioner for any reason she sees fit.
School Community In Shock After Hit And Run At Orland Square Mall Leaves 1 Teacher Dead, Another InjuredA teacher died after she and a friend were hit by a car in a parking lot Wednesday night near Orland Square Mall after a Christmas party.
Man Slammed By Police Officer Back In CourtCook County prosecutors plan to seek a grand jury indictment against 29-year-old Bernard Kersh, the man charged with aggravated battery after police say he threatened and spit in the eye of an officer who body-slammed him on Thanksgiving. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Joycelyn Savage Denies Claims On Patreon Account Alleging AbuseJoycelyn Savage, says it was an impostor behind an Instagram account. That account promoted a Patreon page some believe belonged to her.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6 a.m. 12/5/2019)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
Woman Sent Her Partner $500 Through Zelle, But It Ended Up In LimboIs your holiday budget tight? Imagine losing $500 because of a Zelle transfer gone wrong. That’s what happened to a mother on the West Side, and like others the Morning Insiders have talked to, her bank wouldn’t refund her money at first.
Celebrate The Holiday Season With The Aurora Paramount Theatre's Beauty And The BeastThis season's production is the classic musical Beauty and the Beast.
Hyde Park Addressing Lakefront Erosion TonightNeglected for decades, that's how neighbors describe the lakefront situation in Hyde Park.
Hit And Run At Orland Square Mall Leaves 1 Woman Dead, Another Seriously InjuredA woman died after she and a friend were hit by a car in a parking lot near Orland Square Mall.
COPA Recommends Officer Involved In Body Slamming Be Relieved Of Powersthe Civilian Office of Police Accountability continues its investigation into video showing an officer slamming 29-year-old Bernard Kersh to the ground on Thanksgiving, after police say he spat in the officer's face.
Firefighters Rescue Woman Trapped In Basement During Peotone House FireThick smoke filled the air at 708 Pelican Lane, just before midnight.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 p.m. 12/4/2019)Mary Kay Kleist has the forecast
Canadian National Says Michigan Avenue Bridge Safe After Metal Fell From OverpassThousands of drivers pass under the railroad bridge over Michigan Avenue at 16th Street daily. People are able to walk underneath too. When a huge piece of metal fell from the bridge Monday morning, it didn’t injure anyone.
Eddie Johnson RetiresEddie Johnson has officially retired from the Chicago Police Department, the mayor's office said tonight in a statement. CBS 2's Charlie DeMar reports
Community Fights To Free Crystal Lake Teen, Meydi Guzman Rivas, Detained By ICE18-year-old Meydi Guzman Rivas came to the United States fleeing gang violence, and now her community is fighting for her freedom, CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Police Involved Shooting In West Garfiled ParkAn officer shot an armed suspect in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on Wednesday night.
Lansing Fatal CrashA woman wsa killed in a crash on Interstate 80
Scare At Practice For Patrick KaneToday, Patrick Kane went down hard on the ice after Zack Smith accidentally elbowed him in the face.
Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys: Three Things To WatchBears play host to the Cowboys on Thursday night. Matt Zahn reports.
Orland Park Janitor David Kalas Accused Of Abusing StudentAn Orland Park school janitor is accused of sexually abusing a student.
TV Repair Shop Owners Making A Go Of It, Even As Technology Passes Them ByIn this era of flat-screen televisions and Bluetooth audio, an old-fashioned electronics repair shop might seem out of place. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports
Rising Lake Michigan Waters Leave South Side Shoreline Paths In RuinsIn Hyde Park, rising Lake Michigan waters have left public paths in ruins. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports
COPA: Two Officers Should Be Relieved Of Their Duties Following Body Slamming IncidentThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability is recommending that not one but two officers be relieved of their powers following an incident where a man was body slammed by an officer after the man supposedly spit on the officer and proceeded to lick the officer's face. Interim police Superintendent Charlie Beck supports the decision.