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.
15-Year-Old Shot And Killed Outside High SchoolIt's confirmed the teen was a student at Simeon Career Academy
You Can Text 911 In Naperville If You Can't TalkEnter 9-1-1 in the "to" field, then put your location and the emergency in the message, before you send it.
U.S. Secretary Of Education Visits Palatine Junior High SchoolU.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona toured Sundling Junior High School in Palatine on Tuesday to see how the return to in-person classes is going.
Lightfoot 'Disappointed' With Progress Of COVID-19 Testing And Contact Tracing At CPSMayor Lori Lightfoot isn’t happy with how COVID testing and contact tracing is going so far this school year at the Chicago Public Schools. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Surprise Metallica Show Sells Out Chicago's MetroIt was the first time Metallica has played at the Metro in 38 years.
Dillinger Memorabilia Being Shopped Around At Chicago MuseumsJohn Dillinger’s submachine gun and even his original tombstone are part of a collection of artifacts that could find a new home in Chicago.
Professor Accused Of Hate Crime Outside Oak Park Grocery StoreA local college professor is charged with a hate crime, accused of spitting on a Black woman and yelling racial slurs at the woman and her 7-year-old daughter.
Supporters Rally For Gay Coach Who Lost Job At Benet Academy In LisleProtesters say Amanda Kammes had an offer for a job as a lacrosse coach taken away just because she is a lesbian. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Jason Sudeikis Gives Shout-Out To Chicago Improv Comedy InfluencesChicago improv got a major shout-out on Sunday from Emmy Award-winner Jason Sudeikis.
Student And Staff Data From Area School District Were Dumped On The Dark Web; Parents, Staffers Had No ClueIf your child’s school gets hacked and their personal information gets stolen, you might never hear about it. CBS 2 found one southwest suburban school district that was targeted. Private information was taken with parents and staff caught completely off guard. That is -- until CBS 2 Investigator Dana Kozlov told them.
Mom Fights For School Transfer After 4-Year-Old Girl With Autism Comes Home With BruisesIt is nightmare fuel for parents - your child coming home from school with mystery bruises and being unable to explain what happened. A Belmont Heights mom said she lived that nightmare, and the fight that followed to get her out of that school made things worse. So she called CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra and got quick results.
CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook Answers Questions About Kids And The COVID-19 VaccinePfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for kids ages 5 to 11. It is welcome news for many, but it also triggers a lot of questions. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins us with some answers on that, and on other issues surrounding the state of the pandemic.
Some Aldermen Concerned About Reliance On One-Off Federal Dollars In 2022 Chicago BudgetFederal funding factored into the city budget is a one-time boost, and some aldermen are worried that given the enormous budget gap, pitching so many new programs could be a problem down the line because of that. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Elderly Woman Killed By CTA TrainShe was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
Protesters Say Benet Academy Rescinded Job Offer For Lacrosse Coach Because She Is A LesbianProtesters say a suburban Catholic high school coach has a job offer taken away just because she is a lesbian. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Elderly South Side Couple 'Thankful' Robbers With U-Haul Only Took A PurseCBS 2’s Asal Rezaei reports from West Chesterfield where she spoke to one of the victims.
Fire Rages At Historic Building In PilsenAn extra-alarm fire broke out late Monday in a historic building in Pilsen.