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Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at KidsCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini has been exposing wrongdoing at the Chicago Police Department for the past several years. He sat down with a family who said an officer’s actions led to their children suffering trauma.
Suburban School Districts Say They'll Obey Indoor Mask Mandate, But Some Have ConcernsSome suburban school districts were in the process of deciding whether to require masks, until the decision was made for them. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To ClimbCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports the governor said he’s confident his new school mask mandate could survive potential legal challenges from parents opposed to requiring masks for students.
Chicago Weather: Hot Days AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
A Look At CPD's Rising Retirement NumbersCBS 2 is tracking a growing number of Chicago police officers leaving their jobs, even without a pension. Suzanne Le Mignot is taking a close look at those numbers and the reasons behind them.
UIC Researchers Receive $6M For COVID-19 Treatment To Help Keep People Off VentilatorsCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports it's a treatment that could help keep COVID-19 patients off ventilators. And researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago are on the forefront of developing it.
Gov. Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois SchoolsCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports effective immediately, the mandate covers students, teachers and staff in preschool through 12th grade throughout the state.
Chicago Weather: Steamy Temps On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the forecast.
Good Samaritans Help Woman Trapped In DuSable Lake Shore Drive CrashGood Samaritans ran to help a woman when her car caught fire during an early morning crash on DuSable Lake Shore Drive.
Woman In Serious Condition After House Fire In Portage ParkA 43-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital in serious condition after a house fire in Portage Park. 
Top Chicago Pediatricians Urge Parents To Vaccinate Kids, But Wear Masks NowBack-to-school is just around the corner, and with COVID cases surging, there are questions about safety. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports pediatric experts with Chicagoland Children's Health Alliance urged parents and school leaders to follow the science, and take precautions by getting eligible kids vaccinated and having all students and teachers mask up at school.
Cook Co. Marking Somber MilestoneCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the 11,000 COVID-19 death in the county and urged everyone who hasn't gotten a vaccine to do so.
Hyde Park Summer Fest Canceled Over COVID ConcernsHyde Park Summer Fest, scheduled for next month, has been canceled due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases across Chicago. Katie Johnston reports.
Shipping Delays Involving Union Pacific Yard In Chicago Area Are Leaving Some Small BusinessesOne company has had tens of thousands of dollars ‘worth of goods stuck for months at a suburban rail yard. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas showed us the ripple of effects of Chicago’s shipping bottleneck.
Willowbrook Wildlife Center Overcrowded As Veterinarians See Surge In Injured AnimalsIn a few weeks, it will be baby turtle season. You'll see hatchlings, especially in the suburbs, but some of their turtle moms won't be around.
Northbound lanes on Lake Shore Drive are closed due to a rollover crash early Wednesday morning. The two-car crash closed lanes between Fullerton and Belmont avenues. 
Brookfield Zoo Hosting Blood Drive WednesdayBrookfield Zoo is partnering with the American Red Cross for a Blood Drive. Every adult who donates gets free general admission into the zoo today for themselves and two kids.
16-Year-Old Girl Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash In HermosaPolice said a minivan was driving east on Armitage, around 11:30 p.m., when it crashed into a white Dodge Charger. The impact of the crash caused the Charger to crash into a parked semi truck. 
Sunny Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Riviera Country Club In Orland Park Ordered Closed; Couples Say They Were ScammedThe Riviera Country Club and Sports Center in southwest suburban Orland Park has ordered closed by the village, and people are flooding Twitter and Facebook, looking for answers. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar spoke to two couples, who are now scrambling to find another venue for their receptions.
Chicago Weather: Seasonable Temps Next 2 DaysCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021.
City Of Chicago Launches 'Hire Chicago' WebsiteThe City of Chicago has launched a new website to put you on the path to a new career.
Metro Concert Venue To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For EntryThe esteemed concert venue the Metro announced Tuesday that it will require all patrons to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for entry. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
45 Evictions Filed In Chicago Since End Of Eviction MoratoriumNew details have been released on the total number of evictions already filed as the moratorium is lifted in Illinois

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