Community Activist Andrew Holmes Turns In His Brother For South Side Package TheftsHe's helped solve murders and cold cases. Now prominent community activist Andrew Holmes has helped police nab his own brother, who is accused of a crime hitting many Chicago residents. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Haitian American In Chicago Organize To Help Newly Arrived Haitian MigrantsMany Haitians at the Texas border were hoping for asylum. CBS 2's Asal Rezaei spoke to a Chicago nurse just back from that encampment. After seeing the images, the nurse felt compelled to do something.
Mother Of Dead ISU Grad Student Outraged Over Police InvestigationA mother outraged over the investigation into her son’s disappearance. Carmen Bolden Day said officials didn’t do enough to help find her son, Jelani Day, an Illinois State University student whose body was discovered in the Illinois River earlier this month, more than a week after he went missing.
Threats Force Some High Schools, Middle Schools In Hammond To Switch To Remote LearningA threat targeting high schools in Hammond, Indiana forced a switch to remote learning on Friday.
Parents Concerned After Social Media Posts Target Chicago SchoolsCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports the suspect was charged with a misdemeanor in this case. That surprised parents and students who thought the penalty for threatening violence against schools should be much stiffer.
CDC Approves Pfizer's COVID Booster Shots For Seniors, Others At Increased RiskMany people who have received Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are now eligible for booster shots, after the CDC gave final approval to third doses for three groups: seniors 65 and over, nursing home residents, and adults with underlying medical conditions that make them more vulnerable to the virus. CBS 2’s Tara Molina takes a closer look at exactly who is eligible for a Pfizer booster.
Obamas Return To Chicago For Groundbreaking CeremonyOn Tuesday, the former President and First Lady will be in Chicago for a ceremonial groundbreaking that will be live streamed on Obama.org.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: RosemaryShe is a two-year-old Labrador retriever mix who is a big sweetheart. Rosemary loves to cuddle and gives you the happiest face when you pet her ears.
2's Got Your Ticket: 25th Anniversary Tour Of 'Rent'CBS 2 entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole reports one of the biggest names in Chicago theater is set to raise the curtain on its first performance since the beginning of lockdown.
North Suburban Restaurants Receive Hate-Filled, Threatening LettersSome north suburban restaurant owners are worried for their safety after being targeted by threatening hate letters.
Family Frustrated With Child Tax Credit DelayedThe Child Tax Credit is meant to help families make ends meet as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on. But many payments are delayed, making it anything but helpful for parents on a budget. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Workers At El Milagro Tortilla Factory Walk OutWorkers held a walkout Thursday at the popular El Milagro tortilla factory in Chicago.
Illinois Attorney General's Office Holds Virtual Town Hall On Joliet Police InvestigationCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini was the first to expose the controversial death of Eric Lurry in the custody of Joliet police. Now, the Illinois Attorney General’s office is making good on a promise to investigate.
Man On Electronic Monitoring Arrested In Countless CPS School ThreatsPolice and Chicago Public Schools officials are executing a security plan, after two students from Simeon Career Academy were shot and killed this week – and also after threats were issued on social media to Simeon and numerous other schools. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Woman Donated Kidney To Man She Didn't Know After Seeing FlyerThey only met two months ago, but the bond between Lisa Segura and Julian Ortiz is more than just skin deep – to stay the least. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
City Leaders Hope New Campaign Will Boost Vaccination Rate, But Health Professionals Say It Will Take TimeCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on the city's new Protect Chicago 77 plan to encourage COVID-19 vaccination, and hears from community health leaders on how best to make it work.
Labor Shortage Blamed For Lack Of Headstone On Woman's Grave 8 Months After Her DeathA labor shortage is compounding the grief for one Chicago woman – whose mother still has no headstone on her grave eight months after her death. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Staffing Shortages Force Some Businesses To Limit Hours And CapacityOur bars and restaurants aren’t the only ones impacted by a continued worker shortage - other businesses across Chicago are taking a hit that is already affecting customers. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
'What Is That Plan?'David Shields has been trying to get a copy of his high school transcript for more than a year. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports the request should have been pretty straightforward.
Body Found In Illinois River Confirmed To Be Missing Illinois State University Student Jelani DayA body found in the Illinois River near Peru earlier this month has been identified as Illinois State University student Jelani Day, who has been missing since late August, and police said his death is "very suspicious."
Capybaras Now At Brookfield ZooIt's the first time the animals have been at the zoo in 40 years.
CSO Returns To The State ThursdayEveryone in the audience must be fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID-19 test.
Mayor Lightfoot & Dr. Arwady Announce New Citywide Vaccine CampaignCiting lagging vaccination rates in many zip codes in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday announced a "modest goal" of getting at least 77% of the city's population at least partially vaccinated by the end of the year.