New 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.
Female Wounded In Shooting On I-57 Near 159th StreetA person was shot early Thursday on Interstate 57 near south suburban Markham.
Hundreds Of Cars Drive Downtown To Celebrate Mexican Independence DayCar caravans celebrating Mexican Independence Day packed the streets of downtown Chicago overnight, but began winding down early Thursday morning.
Chicago Weather: Crisp Morning Start, But Heating Making ComebackCBS 2 Meteorologist Laura Bannon has the latest 7-day forecast.
Car Hits Officer Directing Traffic In South LoopTwo people were arrested early Thursday morning, after a driver struck a Chicago Police officer with his car while the officer was directing traffic in the South Loop. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
City Board Of Ethics Finds Probable Cause Ald. James Gardiner Violated Ethics Ordinance TwiceThe city's ethics board has determined there is probable cause to believe Ald. James Gardiner (45th) twice violated the city's government ethics ordinance, by using his office to retaliate against constituents who criticized him or supported a political rival. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Weather: Full Sun ThursdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.
Some Illinois Schools Gave More Failing Grades After COVID BeganFor some Chicago area students, remote learning brought manifest struggles. CBS 2 investigator Megan Hickey dug into the grades for thousands of students to find out the real impact of the pandemic.
COVID Survivor Leaves Hospital After Double Lung TransplantLaura Bratlien had COVID-19 and her lungs failed, and doctors told her husband she was going to die. But she has proven to be a true survivor.
Neighbors Worry After Gang Activity And Shootings In Irving ParkA fight is under way to get a handle on an out-of-control and growing gang problem in the Northwest Side’s Irving Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Kane County Man Who Killed Neighbor's Dog Will Not Be Charged With A CrimeThe Kane County State's Attorney announced Wednesday that there will be no criminal charges filed against Hal Phipps, a man who shot and killed his neighbor's dog in Wayne.
Archer Heights Charter School Switches To Remote Learning After COVID-19 CasesCOVID-19 cases have forced a Southwest Side charter school to close.
Synergy Foods Brings Vast Variety Of Fruits And Vegetables To BronzevilleExotic fruits and vegetables are easy to find in a lot of communities, but not so in Chicago’s food deserts – where any fresh produce is scarce. One entrepreneur insists her neighbors in Bronzeville deserve the best, so she set up shop there. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
San Antonio Schools Superintendent Pedro Martinez Tapped As Head Of CPSCBS 2's Steven Graves reports Mayor Lori Lightfoot has chosen Pedro Martinez as the next Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer, appointing the first Latino to run the city's school district.
Organizations Ready To Help Amid Coming Influx Of Children, Families From AfghanistanThousands of adults and kids from Afghanistan could be in Illinois soon, and U.S. immigration officials are finding some of the evacuees could be unaccompanied minors. CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports.
Woman Recounts Horror Of Being Targeted By Robbery Crew In BucktownAlicia Fierro had always thought of Bucktown as her sanctuary, but that was shattered when she was robbed at gunpoint on Monday night. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Bears Get Ready To Tangle With The BengalsThe Chicago Bears back to work on Wednesday, but still ailing at left tackle. Larry Borom didn't practice, while Jason Peters was limited. CBS 2's Matt Zahn with some good news from Halas Hall.
Chicago Weather: Warming Trend On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
Chicago's Christkindlmarket Is BackSpiced wine, hot pretzels, potato pancakes and more will be returning to Daley Plaza and Wrigleyville this holiday season, as Christkindlmarket plans to return in November, after the popular Christmas-themed festival was forced to go virtual last year due to the pandemic.
Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Reaches Tentative Settlement Over Payments To Man Who Accuses Him Of AbuseFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has reached a tentative settlement over payments to a man who accused him of child sexual abuse.
Victims Of Wicker Park Paintball Attack Speak OutDiners dove for cover when they are targeted by someone with a paintball gun. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports from Wicker Park with a story you'll see only on 2.
Woman Speaks After Being Robbed At Gunpoint By Criminal Crew In BucktownA Chicago woman spoke out for the first time Wednesday after being targeted and robbed in Bucktown while in her sport-utility vehicle. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Hispanic Heritage: A Tableside Conversation At Tzuco Restaurant"I think it is really an important time for us to recognize the richness and diversity of Latino communities." -- Gloria Castillo, Chicago Community Trust
Chicago Weather: Cool Weather ContinuesCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Roger Agpawa To Be Sworn In Again As Markham MayorLast month, the Illinois supreme court ruled Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa can stay in office, despite a 1999 mail fraud conviction.