CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory brings us to one neighborhood that's been promoting fun for kids and officers all summer.
860 Afghan Refugees Coming To IllinoisIllinois is expecting to welcome more than 800 Afghan refugees, as the Biden administration has begun informing governors how many evacuees from among the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals will be resettled in each state, following the end of the nation's 20-year war in Afghanistan. Katie Johnston reports.
Archer Heights Charter School Switches To Remote LearningArcher Heights Charter School Switches To Remote Learning
Southwest To Offer Extra Pay For Proof Of Covid VaccinationSouthwest To Offer Extra Pay For Proof Of Covid Vaccination
Construction Begins On Affordable Housing In PilsenMayor Lightfoot joined leaders from the resurrection project for the groundbreaking of Casa Durango.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Skies For ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the weather.
Car Light Repair Services Offered By Cook County Sheriff's OfficeThe goal of preventing traffic stops and tickets before they happen is the purpose of a free car light repair service offered by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.
Prosecutors Offer Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman A Plea DealCook County prosecutors have offered serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman a plea deal for several charges against her, dating back to 2018 when she snuck on a flight to London.
2 Arrested After Car Hits CPD 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.
Woman Restrained By CPD Officer While Walking Dog Still Waiting For Police Report, Body Camera FootageLawyers for a Chicago woman who was restrained by a police officer last month while walking her dog on North Avenue beach say they still haven't received the name of the officer, a copy of the police report, or body camera footage.
School Bus Driver Shortage Has Kids Getting To School Late, And Some Worry It Could Get WorseBus drivers are doubling and tripling their routes, and kids getting to school an hour late – that is the reality caused by a bus driver shortage that’s showing no signs of letting up. As CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas reported, companies are stretched thin – and some worry their jobs could soon get even harder.
Aurora Will Raise Mexico's Flag At Downtown Ceremony For Mexican Independence DayFor the first time ever, the national flag of Mexico will be raised in downtown Aurora.
What Is Chicago Doing About Residents' Complaints About Crumbling And Filthy Viaducts?A frustrated viewer reached out about his neighborhood viaduct. He's sent us pictures over the course of the summer showing his sidewalk blocked by garbage at different times. It's hardly the only walkway with this stinky situation. Morning Insider Lauren Victory looks how the city responds to 311 complaints of filth and more.
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.