At O'Hare International Airport, passengers on planes ready to depart were sent back inside Sunday ight after the airport issued a "gate hold" due to tornados in the area.
Cook County Offers Assistance As The Eviction Moratorium LoomsOn Monday morning, local leaders gathered to spread the word about Cook County Legal Aid for housing and debt. It provides free legal aid and mediation services to help landlords and tenants resolve issues.
Big Building Moved A Few FeetThe Vautravers residential building at 947 West Newport in the Lakeview East neighborhood is moving a few feet to accommodate a CTA project.
Summer Music Series Kicks Off In Millennium Park MondayMonday night's concert is "I'm Every Woman: Divas Through the Decades." The concert if free and start at 6 p.m.
Chicago Weather: August Heat On HoldCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest 7-day forecast.
US Postal Service Hiring For Positions At South Loop PlantApplications for "Mail Handler Assistants" are being taken for the Cardiss Collins plant in the South Loop.
COVID Vaccination, Testing Sites Open In Ford City Mall, River Oaks MallTo help combat the spread of the Delta variant of coronavirus in the Chicago area, two new sites offering testing and vaccinations are now open.
Auto Mechanics On Strike At More Than 50 Car DealershipsAuto mechanics are on strike at more than 50 car dealerships in Chicago and the suburbs. More than 800 mechanics represented by Automobile Mechanics’ Local 701 walked off the job on Monday, a day after authorizing a strike.
Cleanup Underway After Lollapalooza Wraps Up, But COVID Fears LingerThe music's over, the fans are gone, and crews are cleaning up the trash left behind. Meanwhile, some are still wondering if Lollapalooza could lead to a rise in COVID-19 cases in Chicago, even as plans for next year's festival are already in the works. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Man On Tracks Fatally Struck By UP-West Metra Train Near Oak ParkA Metra spokesperson said the train hit and killed a man walking on the tracks around 11 p.m.
Man With Gunshot Wounds Dies After Car Crashes Into House In Golden GatePolice responded to a car crash at a home in the 13100 Block of S. Eberhart around 4:18 a.m. Monday.
Lollapalooza Clean Up Underway Amid COVID ConcernsLollapalooza is over and clean up is underway after an estimated 400,000 people attended the music festival. Organizers posted the dates for next year's festival, on their website, early Monday morning.
1 Person In Custody After Man Stabbed On CTA Red Line Platform At Belmont AvenueA man was stabbed in the hand on the Red Line CTA platform at Belmont early Monday morning.
Warming Trend AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Big Cities Rebounding After Population Losses Earlier In PandemicSome of America’s largest cities saw some of the sharpest population losses during the worst of the pandemic last year, but it turns out they’re rebounding, and fast. CBS News’ Michael George reports.
Chicago Weather: Cooling Off OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.
Boating Accident At Northerly Island Sends 2 People To HospitalA boating accident this weekend sent several two to the hospital.
Fight Over Counterfeit Tickets Sends People Crashing Through Hotel Window Near LollapaloozaThree men got into the fight at the Congress Hotel after one of the men sold the other two -- and two women -- counterfeit tickets, police say.
Lollapalooza Ends With DaBaby Nixed From Lineup Over Homophobic CommentsLollapalooza wrapped up Sunday night without one of its headliners. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby should have been ending his set right about 10 p.m. Instead, the festival nixed the headliner the latest backlash over his homophobic comments last week. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
More Than Half Of U.S. Counties Considered High-Transmission Areas For COVID-19New daily cases of COVID-19 are now higher than they were at this point last summer, but millions of Americans are still unvaccinated and unmasked. CBS News’ Elise Preston reports.
Illinois State Trooper Clipped By Driver's Rearview Mirror On Dan RyanAn Illinois State trooper was recovering Sunday after a late-night crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Racist Graffiti Found On Front Of West Side Takeout RestaurantIt has been painted over already, but racist graffiti was discovered on the front of a West Side takeout restaurant Sunday morning.
Chicago Police Report 461 Shootings In JulyChicago police Sunday released their crime data for the month of July, and while murders in the city are about equal to 2020, the number of shootings has increased nearly 15% since last year.
Teen Injured In Shooting Near Playground In Gage Park NeighborhoodAn 18-year-old man was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood, just yards from a park full of children.
UIC Receives $6 Million Grant To Test Drug To Treat Severe Lung Complications From COVID-19In the battle against COVID-19, the University of Illinois at Chicago has received $6 million from the federal government to test a potential drug to treat severe complications from infections with the coronavirus.