Judge Won't Back Down In Effort To Get Kids In Care Of DCFS Out Of Limbo In Psych WardsHundreds of children who can’t go home to their families have instead been left in psych wards for months. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports a judge isn't backing down in fighting to get them out.
Police Search For Stolen White Van With Child Inside In West Rogers ParkA man told police Wednesday that a van was stolen in West Rogers Park with his 3-year-old daughter inside.
2 Simeon High School Students Killed In Separate Shootings Hours ApartSimeon Career Academy High School is mourning the shooting deaths of two students, both 15-year-old boys, who were killed in separate attacks just four hours apart on Tuesday. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Since 73 School Bus Drivers Quit Days Before CPS School Year Began, Situation Has Gotten WorseThe fallout persists from those dozens of school bus drivers who resigned at the start of the school year for the Chicago Public Schools – and new numbers just out show the problem may be bigger than first thought. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Dolton Man Charged With Mail Theft After Mail From Park Ridge RecoveredA man was arrested in Dolton last week in connection to a series of mail thefts from blue U.S. Postal Service collection boxes. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
3 Teens Shot Within Hours; 1 Dies, 2 Others Seriously HurtA 15-year-old Simeon Career Academy High School student was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting Tuesday afternoon just blocks away from school in the West Chatham neighborhood. Hours later, a second Simeon student was one of two teens seriously wounded in a shooting in Hyde Park.
CTU Says CPS Not Listening To COVID Concerns; Claims Thousands Of Students QuarantinedThe fight over COVID safety measures in Chicago Public Schools rages on, as members of the Chicago Teachers Union held a rally Wednesday morning outside Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy in East Garfield Park to demand better protections for students and staff. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports.
Suburban Dog Attack Victims Suing Dog Owner, Village Of PalatineA pair of dogs behind two attacks in the suburbs last spring has apparently struck again.
Brighton Park Man Was Fed Up With Speed Bump, So He Smashed It To PiecesWe've all grown frustrated with speed bumps at one time or another, but a Brighton Park man was so fed up with the one behind his house that he removed it piece by piece.
Urbanspace Finally Opens Food Hall On Washington Street DowntownAs more workers come back to the Loop, we're seeing more food options reopen.
Plainfield Mom Pulls Son From School Because Bus Ride Takes 4 Hours Each DayThe bus driver shortage has reached critical mass for one southwest suburban school district, which is now offering thousands of dollars to parents to help fill that gap. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
City Not Issuing Timely Speed Cam Warning Tickets, Costing DriversUnder the new rules, drivers get tickets if speed cameras catch them going as little as 6 miles per hour over the speed limit. Under city rules, people caught speeding for the first time should receive a warning. But CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered those warnings are often too little too late.
2 More People From Chicago Area Accused Of Taking Part In Jan. 6 Capitol RiotDavid Wiersma and Dawn Frankowski were named in a federal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.
2 Teen Boys Shot Outside Hyde Park McDonald's, Hours After Teen Was Shot And Killed Near Simeon AcademyTwo teenage boys were shot and wounded Tuesday evening in Hyde Park, and one was left in critical condition. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Bus Drivers Calling In Sick Means Remote Learning For Some Students In OswegoA total of 24 school bus drivers and 15 bus monitors from the Oswego Transportation Association called in sick on Tuesday. Sunday was the start of mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations or a negative test for employees. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Benet Academy Changes Course, Offers Job To Gay Lacrosse CoachBenet Academy in Lisle has decided to offer an alumna a job as lacrosse coach after all, after earlier rescinding the offer because the coach is a lesbian.
Concerns Over A 'Twindemic' As Flu Season Coincides With The COVID-19 PandemicCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey found out hospitals are preparing for a surge in flu cases alongside rising COVID-19 rates. Experts worry this flu season could be worse than last year's.
Numbers Show Some Illinois Nursing Homes Have Low COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among StaffSome local nursing homes have an alarmingly low level of workers who are vaccinated against COVID-19. As CBS 2’s Chris Tye reports , the clock is ticking for health care workers to get vaccinated in Illinois by next month.
15-Year-Old Simeon Career Academy Student Shot DeadA total of at least 13 shots were heard when the boy was shot while with a group of students near Chatham Market on Holland Road. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Donald Greene Sr. Gets 2 Years In Prison For Scheme To Sell Diseased Body Parts In Brokering SchemeThe mastermind behind a scheme to sell dead bodies for cash is heading to prison. It's a case CBS 2 has been investigating for years. Donald Greene Sr. was sentenced to two years in prison.
California, Puerto Rico Off Chicago Travel Advisory ListCalifornia and Puerto Rico are the only two places off the Chicago Department of Public Health's (CDPH) travel advisory list.
Oswego Bus Driver Shortage Forces Thousands Of Students To Learn RemotelyParents in one suburban school district are wondering what the days to come will bring after a bus driver shortage caused some schools to cancel in-person learning on Tuesday. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
15-Year-Old Boy Shot And Killed Near Simeon Career AcademyA 15-year-old Simeon Career Academy High School student was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting Tuesday afternoon just blocks away from school in the West Chatham neighborhood. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
'I Was So Emotional'CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports a McHenry County woman is out of her medically-induced coma after she gave birth while battling COVID-19.