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Parents Beg For Help To Find Driver Who Hit Their Son And Left The SceneAn 18-year-old was fighting for his life Thursday after he was struck by a car in a hit-and-run in West Garfield Park almost one week earlier, and the offender remained on the loose. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Secretary Of State Facilities To Require Employees Show Proof Of COVID VaccinationCiting a surge in COVID-19 cases, Secretary of State Jesse White said starting September 1, employees in his office who haven't been vaccinated will have get repeated COVID-19 testing.
Officer Melvina Bogard Charged With Aggravated Battery, Official Misconduct In 2020 Shooting Of Ariel RomanCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a CPD officer has been charged with two felonies, for shooting an unarmed man during a confrontation at a CTA Red Line subway station last year.
Domestic Violence Victims Getting Greater Access To Orders Of ProtectionSurvivors of domestic violence in Cook County will soon be able to file for an order of protection anytime day or night. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Thursday, advocates for those survivors said it is not enough.
Chicago Weather: Rain On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
11 Guns Found At Chicago's Airports In JunePeople can be fined up to $13,000 for bringing a gun to a checkpoint.
Moderna Says COVID-19 Booster Shots May Be Needed This Fall; Some Doctors Aren't So SureA third shot in the arm of COVID-19 vaccine? That is what Moderna suggested Thursday for this fall as cases rise, but some doctors are not on board with the idea for now. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Dolton Police Body Camera Shows Woman Drag Officer Before Police Shoot HerVideo is now giving the first look from police body cameras of a deadly shooting at a Dolton drive thru. 
Chicago's Annual Ducky Derby Kicks off Thursday At 1 p.m.The rubber ducks are hitting the water this afternoon and spectators can gather at the Columbus Bridge over the Chicago River at 1 p.m.
Brazil's 'Sampa Sky,' Glass Box On Sao Paolo's Tallest Building, Inspired By Willis Tower LedgeOne of the biggest cities in the world is showing off its new bird's eye view of Brazil, and it was inspired by Chicago.
Chicago News: Another Beautiful DayCBS meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the forecast.
No Criminal Charges Against Officer In Accidental Shooting Of Teen During Chase Of Bank RobberNo criminal charges will be filed against a suburban police officer who accidentally shot a teenager while chasing a bank robber from Des Plaines to Chicago in 2019.
Montrose Beach Dunes Expanding By 3.1 Acres In Lincoln ParkBack in April, the Chicago Park District announced that Montrose beach dunes natural area, which is currently about 9 acres on the eastern end of Montrose beach in Lincoln Park, would be expanded. 
New Legislation Aimed To Take Away Financial Barriers For Feminine Hygiene ProductsThe bills signed Thursday morning make free hygiene products available in homeless shelters and in all bathrooms at public universities and community colleges in the state.
Charges Filed Against Officer In Shooting Of Unarmed Man At CTA StationA Chicago Police officer has been charged with two felonies, for shooting an unarmed man during a confrontation at a CTA Red Line subway station last year.
Dr. Dog, Band Set To Perform At The Metro This Fall, Has Its Own Strict COVID-19 ProtocolsCBS 2’s Tim McNicholas spoke with an artist performing at the Metro on Clark Street near Wrigley Field about that venue's plan to ramp up the rules.
15-Foot Trees Create Tension For Peterson Park Neighbors; Some Say City Could Have Resolved Landscaping Feud Years AgoA North Side homeowner enjoys his privacy, with tall trees along his property line, but his neighbors say the hedges are blocking their sunlight and even air, a dispute that continues to reach new heights.
Inmate Hugo Avila Back In Custody After Escaping PoliceElgin Police said Hugo Avila, 21, was being transported to the Kane County Sheriff's Department in connection to on felony traffic-related offenses around 1:05 p.m., when he escaped from the vehicle being used to transport him near Randall Road and Route 64 in Saint Charles.
Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To ClimbCiting the “growing threat” of the delta variant of COVID-19, Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday announced a new statewide mask mandate for public and private schools in Illinois.
Firefighters Battle House Fire In West Humboldt ParkWindows of the house were broken out on the first floor and upstairs. Smoke and flames were seen coming from the back of the home through the roof. 
Heating UpCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
State Of Illinois Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Data Available For Nursing Home Residents, StaffThe CBS 2 Investigators have been looking into the issue of COVID-19 spread at Chicago area nursing homes for months.
High School Football Player Killed, 3 Others Seriously Injured In Bartlett CrashOne 16-year-old boy who played high school football is dead, and three other teenage boys were injured, in a crash Tuesday night in Bartlett.
Hegewisch Woman Has Warning After Someone Pepper-Sprayed Her Dogs Through The FenceA Hegewisch homeowner had a warning Wednesday night, after her home security cameras caught someone pepper-spraying her dogs over the fence. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.

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