A 61-year-old man is dead and a 55-year-old woman is hospitalized after a fire in West Englewood early Sunday morning, the Chicago Fire Department confirms. 

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Multiple Neighborhoods On Edge After String Of CarjackingsA possible link has been discovered to a string of carjackings from Lakeview to Bucktown. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Family And Friends Help Englewood Woman Celebrate 100th BirthdayHappy 100th birthday, Mattie Bowden!
Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Canceled Due To PandemicThe Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade had been scheduled for Dec. 6. But because of COVID-19, it is not happening at all. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Chicago Weather: Rain Ends Wednesday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.
$10,000 Reward Offered In Search For Shooter Who Critically Wounded 5-Year-Old BoyA 5-year-old boy was struck in the head by a stray bullet while playing on his iPad in his living room on Nov. 16.
Chicago Area Day Care Owner Accused Pocketing $6 Million In 8-Year Fraud SchemeA Chicago area day care owner is now accused of pocketing millions of dollars meant for children and using it to buy a luxury car and a fancy home. 
COVID-19 Masks Complicate Identifying CarjackersMasks are essential for mitigating the spread of COVID-19, but they may also be emboldening multiple carjacking crews in Chicago.
Travelers Continue To Fly For Holidays Despite COVID-19 WarningsChicago’s top doctor Wednesday said more than one Chicagoan is diagnosed with COVID-19 every minute and reminded everyone it is not too late to change Thanksgiving plans.
Highland Park Retailers Join Forces To Compete Against Online Giants During COVID-19 PandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for mom and pop shops, which have been hit hard by the pandemic and faced stiff competition from large online sites. However, some suburban stores have found a creative way to compete just in time for the holidays. 
City Of Chicago Turns Out To Own Part Of Stretch Of Vacant Lots Deemed DangerousIt’s a neighborhood nuisance – a stretch of vacant lots at least partially owned by the City of Chicago. Not only did the city fail to clean the lots up despite repeated complaints, over the years, but they initially wouldn’t tell CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas who owns the properties. Story from Oct. 15..
Group Offers $10,000 Reward For Information In Shooting Of 5-Year-Old BoyA community group is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter who wounded a 5-year-old boy last week, when a stray bullet hit him in the head while he was playing on his iPad at home.
Vista Tower Gets New Name: The St. Regis ChicagoChicago's newest skyscraper is getting a new name. Vista Tower, the third-tallest building in Chicago, is being rebranded as The St. Regis Chicago, after the owners signed an agreement with St. Regis Hotels & Resorts to manage a 191-room luxury hotel.
Rainy Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Dragging Police Officer From CarA 25-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder, after police said he dragged an officer from his car while fleeing a traffic stop Monday night near the 95th Street CTA Red Line terminal.
Airports Remain Busy With Thanksgiving Travel Despite Warnings From Health OfficialsAirports have been very busy the past few days with Thanksgiving travel, but Wednesday and Sunday are expected to be the busiest travel days.
Mayor Discusses City's Plan To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Once ApprovedWith the first COVID-19 vaccine in line for emergency FDA authorization as soon as early December, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health outlined plans for how the city would begin distributing the treatment.
Multiple Crashes Reported On Dan Ryan Expressway As Slick Conditions ContinueIllinois State Police have reported four crashes, between 1:30 and 3 a.m. Wednesday, on the Dan Ryan Expressway. 
McKinley Statue Vandalized In McKinley Park OvernightVandals tried to pull down a statue of former President William McKinley with a rope overnight.
Warrenville Photographer Sets Up Backyard Venue For Socially-Distanced Visits With SantaNot even Santa Claus is immune to coronavirus.
On-Demand Contactless Car Repairs Gaining Popularity During PandemicCBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory takes us inside another contactless trend that’s growing during the pandemic.
Airports Busy As People Travel Despite Warnings From Health OfficialsDespite warnings from health officials, holiday travel is happening and airports are busy.
Chicago Weather: Foggy And Wet OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather Forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.
Many Seniors Will Be Alone This Thanksgiving, But Volunteers Step Up To Make Sure They Get A MealWith such high coronavirus case counts, the most vulnerable age group – seniors – will carry the burden of the pandemic this Thanksgiving. But while they may be alone, CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports volunteers are stepping in to make sure they get a meal.
Family Goes Extra Mile To Stay Safe With College Student Home For ThanksgivingWith a COVID-19 surge going on, families have been put in awkward positions families to quarantine and stay safe – while also seeing their loved ones this Thanksgiving. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry has a look at one family’s extreme holiday tactics.

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