Mayor Lightfoot's Budget Proposal Calls For Big Cut To Police BudgetIn Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s budget proposal calls for the Chicago Police Department to cut a big chunk of its own budget. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
How Will Chicagoans Do With The New Budget?With Mayor Lori Lightfoot's $12.8 billion budget plan as taxpayers, are Chicagoans getting what they paid for? One non-partisan budget watchdog group said the mayor had some hard choices to make.
Support Grows For Man With Special Needs Fired From Jewel-OscoA beloved Jewel-Osco worker with special needs says he was unfairly fired from his job in Glenview, and more than 12,000 people have signed an online petition trying to get the man's job back. Even a state lawmaker is getting involved. 
Chicago City BudgetFacing an unprecedented $1.2 billion shortfall for next year, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday proposed a $94 million property tax hike, a 3 cents per gallon increase in the city's gas tax, hundreds of layoffs, and eliminating nearly 2,000 vacant positions.CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Mural Honors WorkersThe Chicago Loop Alliance is creating a mural that honors the hundreds of thousands who have worked on the front lines during the pandemic.
Chicago Weather: Temps Take A Rollercoaster RideCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has a look at the extended forecast.
Highland Park Switches To Remote LearningThe area school district attributes the change to the rising COVID case numbers.
Man Who Held Police In Standoff At Trump Tower Located After Escaping From AmbulanceA man who sent hours dangling from a landing on Trump Tower in a standoff with police earlier this week, then escaped from a private ambulance downtown, has been located, police said.
Some Restaurant Employees Think It's Safer To Stay On UnemploymentWith the possibility of an indoor dining shutdown also again looming in the city of Chicago, CBS 2’s Tara Molina has learned some restaurant workers feel they’re better off just staying on unemployment rather than going back to work.
After Boy Is Caught On Camera Vandalizing Senior Center, Mom Brings Him Back To ApologizeVideo we showed Monday night at 10 p.m. showed children 10 and younger vandalizing a building for seniors in the West Pullman neighborhood and leaving them terrorized. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports, it just so happens that a mother of one of those kids watched in disbelief – recognizing her son. And the mom made her son apologize.
Small Plane Crashes Into Embankment In South SuburbsThe one-unit plane crashed into a wooded embankment off Route 394 in the south suburbs. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Man Who Held Standoff At Trump Tower Escapes From AmbulanceA man who sent hours dangling from a landing on Trump Tower in a standoff with police earlier this week escaped from an ambulance downtown Tuesday night.
Plane Crashes Near Route 394 In Ford HeightsThe plane landed off in the trees. The condition of the people on board is not known.
Record Mail-In Ballots For 2020 Election Mean Record Postal CostsThe record number of mail-in ballots for the 2020 election has also meant record postal costs. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
COVID-19 Uptick Means Changes For Some Suburban School DistrictsAmid a steep rise on COVID-19 cases, the Highland Park School District in Lake County emailed parents Tuesday saying it is switching to all remote learning. Students' return to the classroom will also be delayed for some DuPage County schools.
Wisconsin Women Accused Of Drugging, Robbing Chicago MenCBS 2's Chris Tye reports the women are accused of drugging men and stealing tens of thousands of dollars. Police said the women pocketed $85,000 from 10 unsuspecting men in Chicago.
Are Reminders To Mask Up And Social Distance Becoming White Noise?Let’s be honest – COVID fatigue is real, and if you have it, you’re not alone. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey spent the day Tuesday asking whether the strategy to get the word out is still working.
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Route 394A small plane made an emergency landing on Route 394 in the south suburbs Tuesday afternoon.
University Of Illinois Plans Spring Semester Around PandemicThe University of Illinois is already looking ahead at spring semester during the pandemic.The school wants to keep going with a blend of in-person and online classes, so the semester will start a week later on January 25.
University Of Michigan COVID OrderThe Washtenaw County Health Department in Michigan has issued a stay-in-place order for students at the University of Michigan until Election Day due to the surge of coronavirus cases.
New COVID Rules For Chicago Suburbs, Other Parts Of IllinoisCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports bars and restaurants in DuPage, Kane, Will, and Kankakee counties will have to halt indoor service starting Friday, as the state announced tougher COVID-19 restrictions for much of the Chicago suburbs due to a resurgence of the virus throughout the state.
Milwaukee Women Accused Of Robbing Chicago Men Of $85,000CBS 2's Chris Tye reports authorities said the women are now under arrest.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Tougher COVID Restrictions For DuPage, Kane, Will, And Kankakee CountiesBars and restaurants in DuPage, Kane, Will, and Kankakee counties will have to halt indoor service starting Friday, as the state announced tougher COVID-19 restrictions for much of the Chicago suburbs due to a resurgence of the virus throughout the state.
Five States Added To Chicago's Travel Quarantine OrderColorado, Delaware, Ohio, Texas, and West Virginia have been added to Chicago's emergency travel order, requiring people to self-quarantine for 14 days when arriving from states and territories seeing high COVID-19 case counts.

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