The tornadoes in Nashville have left many pets homeless. Luckily, PAWS Chicago is stepping in to help shelters in Nashville.
Semi Struck By Freight Train In PlainfieldA freight train hit the back of a semi truck near Main Street and Bartlett Avenue in Plainfield Friday night.
More COVID Vaccine Getting To Other Groups SoonCBS 2's Chris Tye reports on Governor Pritzker's plans to rollout more COVID vaccine, this time for the elderly.
Disabled North Chicago Police Officers Ordered To Work As Dispatchers Or Lose PensionsSome North Chicago police officers on disability and receiving pensions who are being threatened to either go back to work or lose their pensions have been waiting since 2019 to resolve the issue.
Chicago Weather: Snow Showers This WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast.
Surprise Check Gives Chicago Restaurant A Second ChanceCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a surprise check from the state is giving a Chicago restaurant a second chance. The far northwest side cafe reopened their doors after being closed for nearly two months.
Pritzker Activates National Guard Troops In Springfield Ahead Of Potential Armed ProtestsWith the FBI warning of threats to state capital cities leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, Gov. JB Pritzker has activated 250 members of the Illinois National Guard to provide security at state buildings in downtown Springfield.
Vaccine Rollout Continues In Illinois With Phase 1BCBS 2's Chris Tye reports Gov. Pritzker announced Illinois will begin Phase 1B of its vaccination plan on Jan. 25, when the vaccine will be made available to people age 65 and older and workers in essential non-healthcare industries like teachers, grocery store workers, police officers, firefighters, paramedics and more.
UK Strain Of COVID-19 Now In Chicago AreaCBS 2's Marissa Para reports the case was identified by the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. This new strain does not cause more severe symptoms, but it is more easily spread, officials say.
More Contagious Version Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Illinois For First TimeHealth officials today announced the first case in Illinois of the more contagious COVID-19 variant first identified in the United Kingdom. Katie Johnston reports
Chicago Weather: Light Snow For The WeekendCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has a check on the extended forecast.
Positive COVID-19 Test At Illinois State Capitol ComplexIf you've been to the Illinois State Capitol complex recently, you might need to get a COVID-19 test.
Faith Leaders In Chicago Support CPS Teachers Not Wanting To ReturnChicago faith leaders are showing support for teachers and staff fighting the Chicago Public Schools re-opening plan.
Chicago Leaders Virtually Commemorate Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Chicago leaders virtually commemorated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday Friday.
Parents, Teachers In Pilsen Slam CPS Return To In-Person ClassesTeachers and parents in the Pilsen neighborhood have a strong message for Mayor Lori Lightfoot, opposing the current Chicago Public Schools reopening plan. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe breaks down the sticking points.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: FrancaThe PAWS Pet of the Week is Franca. She is a lovable one-year-old lab mix looking for that special forever home.
Chicago Leaders To Virtually Commemorate Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Mayor Lori Lightfoot and local leaders will reflect on Dr. King's accomplishments for the city's 35th annual interfaith celebration.
Warning Period Begins For City Drivers Going 6-10 MPH Over Speed LimitStarting Friday, anyone caught by a speed camera going six to 10 miles over the limit will get a warning.
Animal Lovers Hope Archdiocese Halts Killing Of Deer At St. Casimir CemeteryCBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory reports it all started with a viewer tip from an animal lover who walks the grounds of a Catholic cemetery, but as is so often the case, there's another side to this story.
Joe Biden To Detail Vaccine Plan Friday; Lori Lightfoot Says Chicago Doesn't Have Enough VaccinesFriday, President-elect Joe Biden will detail his plan to vaccinate 100 million Americans in his first 100 days in the White House.
CTU Organizing Car Caravan Friday To Protest CPS Decision To Return To In-Person LearningStarting at 9 a.m., teachers will stage a car caravan to protest the Chicago Public Schools' decision to return to school buildings.
311 Calls To Trim Dangerous Trees Are Being Marked 'Completed,' Sometimes With Claims There's 'No Tree'We’ve reported on stories across the city of 311 requests being marked completed before the job was done – from to an abandoned car.
Snow Showers Friday Into SaturdayCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Snow Showers Coming FridayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.
Naperville North Students Build Race Car With Help From A NASCAR TeamWith most high school sports on pause, one Naperville North teacher who has a background in racing found a great way to keep kids busy. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.