Aurora Opens First Cannabis DispensaryAurora Mayor Richard Irvin cut the ribbon at Zen Leaf Aurora Tuesday morning. Zen Leaf said the dispensary has created 38 jobs with half of the positions filled by people who live in Aurora.
Some Restaurants Worry About Possible Reimposing Of COVID-19 RestrictionsSome small restaurants continue to do everything they can to survive the coronavirus pandemic, and they were worried with the warning Monday from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that the city could be pushed back to Phase 3. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Small Landlords Say Some Renters Haven't Been Paying Since Before Pandemic StartedSome mom-and-pop landlords want Gov. JB Pritzker to let them evict tenants who were set to be tossed out before the start of the coronavirus pandemic. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Women Accused Of Targeting Men Outside River North BarsTwo women from Wisconsin were in police custody Monday night, accused of targeting men near bars in River North this past weekend.
Lawsuit Blames Illinois State Police For Shooting That Killed Man During Traffic StopIllinois State Police face a new lawsuit over a traffic stop in Harvey that ended in a fatal shooting. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Seniors Terrorized After Children Vandalize Their BuildingChildren were caught on camera vandalizing a building for seniors in the West Pullman neighborhood, leaving them terrorized. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Man Arrested After 3 People Are Stabbed In McKinley Park HomeTwo of the victims of the stabbing the Claremont Avenue home were left in critical condition.
Mayor Lightfoot On Hot Seat About Former Police Supt. Johnson's Relationship With OfficerMayor Lori Lightfoot was on the hot seat Monday about what she did and did not know about the relationship between former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson and Chicago Police Officer Cynthia Donald – who is now suing Johnson for sexual assault. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Suburban Early Voting Under WayDozens of early voting sites throughout Cook County are now open.
Seven Arrested In Wildlife Trafficking Of 3,700 Flying Squirrels Through ChicagoThe Illinois Department of Natural Resources worked with federal agencies in Florida to take down a wildlife trafficking ring operating through Chicago.
Voters Concerned Mail-In Ballots Aren't Being ProccessedCBS 2's Jim Williams reports with just over two weeks until Election Day, CBS 2 heard from a growing number of people concerned that their ballot won't be counted.
City Officials Issue Serious Warning About COVID-19 In ChicagoFacing a "very concerning increase" in COVID-19 cases not only in Chicago but across the country, Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned that the city might be forced to move back to some Phase 3 restrictions soon if the city can't get get the outbreak under better control. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
CBS 2 Update: Mail Delivery Resumes In DarienDarien residents were told delivery was suspended because of a vicious dog. But they were never informed.
Mayor Lightfoot Issues Warning Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases In ChicagoAn alarming rise in the rate of COVID-19 infections in Chicago had Mayor Lori Lightfoot warning that restrictions could be reimposed if the city does not get it together. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Man Shot Dead At Park Manor Gas StationThe shooting took place at the BP station at 71st and State streets.
COVID Cases Continue To ClimbExtra COVID-19 restrictions will go into place in southern Illinois later this week, and two other regions are close to facing added mitigations, as Gov. JB Pritzker warned "a new wave could be upon us," with the statewide infection rate continuing to inch upward.
American Airlines Plans To Resume Boeing 737 Max Flights By The End Of The YearBoeing's 737 Max, grounded since March of 2019, might finally be hitting the skies again. American Airlines said it plans to fly the 737 Max again by the end of the year, assuming the jets are recertified by the Federal Aviation Administration.
'Elevate' Prize WinnersTwo Chicago-area problem solvers are getting $300,000 each to work on global change.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Warns COVID-19 Restrictions Could Be Tightened Amid 'Second Surge'Facing a "very concerning increase" in COVID-19 cases not only in Chicago but across the country, Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned that the city might be forced to move back to some Phase 3 restrictions soon if the city can't get get the outbreak under better control.
Fallen Soldier Henry Mayfield Jr. Honored With Honorary Street NameThere were high honors Sunday for Henry Mayfield, a beloved suburban soldier who was killed in the line of duty earlier this year.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Diners To Wear Masks At RestaurantsAmid the COVID-19 pandemic, the mayor emphasized the importance of wearing masks at restaurants both to save lives and keep Chicago restaurants open.
Chicago Archdiocese Holds Mass For Domestic Violence VictimsOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and on Sunday morning, the Archdiocese of Chicago celebrated its fifth annual mass for victims.
Help Available If You Can't Pay Utility BillsIf you're struggling to pay your utility bills during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Citizens Utility Board, or CUB, wants to remind you there is help available.