CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
'Autism Database' Seeks To Help Provide Help When Special Needs Kids Get Lost Or Go MissingWe're in the middle of National Autism Awareness Month and a suburban police sergeant hopes to make departments across the country aware of his special needs tool.
Chicago Eighth-Grader Danielle Addo Thrilled To Compete In Scripps National Spelling BeeAn eighth-grader from the South Side will compete for the Scripps National Spelling Bee this summer after dominating Chicago Public Schools' citywide tournament.
Man In Serious Condition After Stabbing At Blue Line Pulaski StationAccording to police, two men were involved in an argument on the CTA platform when one of them stabbed the other in the neck.
Police In Oak Park Distributing Green Bracelets To Better Assist Residents With DisabilitiesAn individual with autism, Alzheimer’s or dementia may not be able to instruct officers of their needs, but the green bracelets can provide vital information.
Chicago Deployed Additional Resources Overnight To Prepare For Potential Unrest After Police Kill Man In MinnesotaChicago Police on Monday evening said they are deploying additional resources to the downtown area and business corridors, and canceling days off for several units.
Woman Carjacked At Gunpoint In Lincoln SquareAccording to police, a 28-year-old woman was at a gas station, in the 5200 block of North Western Avenue, when two men forced her out of her black Jeep at gunpoint. The men hit the woman in the head during the incident.
Police Responding To Barricade Situation In Morton GroveMorton Grove Police and the Northern Illinois Police Alarm System Emergency Services Team has been outside a home, in the 8900 block of Oriole Street, for over 12 hours.
Slight Cool Down AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Breezy On TuesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, April 12, 2021.
Proposed Laws Would Improve Privacy Protections For Sex Crime Victims In IllinoisSweeping changes to privacy protections for survivors of sexual violence could be on their way to becoming law, following a series of CBS 2 reports. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Suburban Man Says Unlike Others, He's Had Plenty Of Contact With IDES -- But It's Been Of No HelpA suburban man said unlike many others, he has gotten through many times to the Illinois Department of Employment Security – but it has ultimately been of no help. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Students Speak Out After LGBTQ Pride Flags Are Removed At Chesterton SchoolPassionate students spoke out Monday night against the removal of gay pride flags at a middle school in Northwest Indiana.
Chicago Heights Parks Official Leaves Job With $212,000 Payout, To Frustration Of ManyChicago Heights parks Supt. Frank Perez wasn’t fired – he walked – and for that, taxpayers will foot a buyout of more than $200,000 for him. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Prepares For Possible Unrest Following Deadly Police Shooting In MinnesotaChicago Police on Monday evening said they are deploying additional resources to the downtown area and business corridors, and canceling days off for several units. This follows unrest in Minnesota after 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot and killed by an officer. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Struggling At Start Of Season, White Sox Pitcher Liam Hendriks Turns To Tarot Card ReaderWhite Sox closer Liam Hendriks arrived with a $54 million contract, but he has allowed two homers in just three appearances. So the Australian pitcher is now breaking out the tarot cards.
Community Leaders Lay Wreath Honoring Victims Of COVID-19Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined other leaders laying a wreath at Daley Plaza in honor of the thousands of people who died of COVID-19.
Shootings Continue As Plans To Install Cameras Along Illinois Expressways StallGunmen taking aim at drivers and passengers is a growing problem in Chicago. In the latest incident Monday morning on the Eisenhower Expressway near Damen two people were shot and another killed.
Professor David Harris On Minnesota Police Shooting That Killed Daunte WrightThere was outrage in the Minneapolis area Monday following another deadly police killing -- in which officials say an officer used a gun when she thought she was using a Taser. University of Pittsburgh School of Law Professor David Harris joins CBS 2's Irika Sargent to weigh in on that and other issues around use of deadly force by police.
Teens, Moms Work To Get COVID VaccineCBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a group of suburban teens are putting together a mini network to get other teens connected to COVID vaccine appointments.
Homebound Seniors Get Their COVID ShotsCBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports having people come to them, says one senior, has been a godsend.
Burglars Break Into Mag Mile Nordstrom StoreA 27-year-old man faces a felony burglary charge, after a group of thieves smashed their way into the Nordstrom store on the Magnificent Mile overnight.
Suburban Teens Help Peers Find COVID Vaccine AppointmentsAnyone 16 and older can now get a COVID shot anywhere in the state, except for Chicago. But getting that shot may not be as easy as you think. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports from Oak Park.
Man Lost Everything As He Waited On Callback From IDES That Never CameA man lost his home, car, and everything waiting on a call from the Illinois Department of Employment Security - a call that never came. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet PatternCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the 5 p.m. forecast for Monday, April 12, 2021.