The family of Olga Maria Calderon, a Walgreens clerk stabbed to death in Wicker Park last week, wants to know why the store had removed security despite previous robberies, and why Cook County prosecutors allowed the teen now charged with her murder to be removed from electronic monitoring on a previous burglary case.
Woman Recovering After Life-Saving Heart Transplant Doctor Calls 'One In A Million'After eight hours in surgery over Thanksgiving, a Kankakee woman is recovering after she got a new heart. Her case is so unusual doctors say out of the thousands of transplants they do a year, maybe one like this ever happens.
Chicago Weather: Mild And Pleasant WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 10 p.m. forecast for Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.
Manhunt Underway For Man Suspected Of Abducting Son After Murdering His Mother; Boy Found SafeAfter police say his mother and uncle were murdered and he was abducted, 1-year-old K'Marion Hebron is now safe. The man accused of taking him and killing his mother and uncle was still on the run Friday night.
COVID-19 Pandemic Leaves Nonprofits In Need In Holiday SeasonThe world may be in for a COVID Christmas, but there is no skipping presents in a pandemic, and nonprofits are especially in need. Some Chicago charities are making major changes this season.
Archbishop Wilton Gregory To Become First Black Cardinal In United StatesArchbishop Wilton Gregory was in quarantine in Rome Friday, just hours away from making history as the South Side native will become the first Black American cardinal in the history of the Catholic Church Saturday.
Postal Problems As People Don't Get Their PackagesCBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports, some Edgewater and Rogers Park residents are not getting their mail.
Chicago's Black Shop FridayCBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports on what Black owned businesses are doing to get the attention of holiday shoppers, at a time when sales are critical for shops hit hard by the pandemic.
Delivery Problems At The Post OfficeCBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports on issues surrounding mail service delays in Chicago's Edgewater and Rogers Park neighborhoods.
Chicago Weather: Cooler Temps On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the weekend and extended forecast.
More Mail Delays In ChicagoCBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports some residents in Edgewater and Rogers Park are upset their mail is being delayed by days and even weeks.
Chicago Fire Department Reveals Cause Of Fire That Left Two People Dead.Two seniors were found dead Thanksgiving Day night in a fire in the Old Irving Park neighborhood. Officials said the fire was caused by "careless use of smoking materials," and an oxygen tank in the home helped fuel the blaze.
Road To Recovery From COVIDCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a man hospitalized with COVID earlier this year is back home and is giving thanks regarding his recovery.
Chicago's Black Shop FridayCBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports on local Black owned businesses and the push for people to shop locally and support Black owned businesses hit by the pandemic.
Six Flags Holiday In The Park Light Show Opens FridaySix Flags got approval from the state to open with reduced capacity.
Michael Jordan Donates $2M To Feeding AmericaThe Bulls legend donated to Feeding America, which helps people across the country with food insecurity issues.
Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Experience Begins FridayBrookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic begins Friday with festive, and safe, attractions.
Chicago Weather: Few Clouds Saturday, Sunny On SundayCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has a look at the extended forecast.
Facing COVID Challenges For Red Kettle Campaign, Salvation Army Introduces Kettle PayThe Salvation Army is facing new challenges with its bell-ringing campaign, due to the pandemic. This year the organization is helping to care for millions more people than usual.
A Thanksgiving Seafood Feast For Animals At The Shedd AquariumForget the turkey. The sea otters at the Shedd Aquarium munched and crunched on clams, pollock, and crabs for Thanksgiving.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: TostitoTostito is the PAWS Dog of the Week. The two-year-old Chihuahua mix was found as a stray and is looking for a forever home for the holidays.
2 Officers Injured After Crash Involving CPD Vehicle In GreshamTwo officers were slightly injured when another driver hit their Chicago police vehicle early Friday morning.
Man Killed In 2 Car Crash While Walking On Sidewalk In BurnsideThe man was walking near 87th and Cottage Grove around 11 p.m. Thursday night when a black Honda hit a red Dodge Durango.
2 Seniors Found Dead In Fire In Old Irving Park NeighborhoodTwo seniors were found dead Thanksgiving Day night in a fire in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
Lines Form At GameStop As Shoppers Wait For PS5, XBox Series XBlack Friday shoppers are waiting in lines, but the lines are not the same as past years.