Homophobic Graffiti Sprayed On House In Barrington In Possible Hate CrimeHomophobic graffiti was found plastered all over a home in the northwest suburbs in a possible hate crime. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Man Left With Scars After Paintball Attack, One Of Many Across Chicago LatelyThey jump out of nowhere or pull up beside you, and there is no time to duck – paintball attacks are happening all across the city. One victim who talked with CBS 2’s Jermont Terry still has scars.
An Inside Look At The Trump Tower StandoffIt took 14 hours from Sunday afternoon until Monday morning for chief crisis negotiators to bring a man down safely from a landing on Trump Tower. CBS 2's Steven Graves has an inside look at how such negotiations work.
Chicago Weather: Warm Front Coming Our WayCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 6 p.m. forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.
COVID Cases Still Trending Upwards In IllinoisOn Wednesday, the  number of  COVID-19 cases in Illinois continued to move upwards, with more than 4,000 new cases announced Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 69 additional deaths.
Mentor Stepping In For Boy Who Admitted To Vandalizing Seniors' BuildingCBS 2 this week told you the story of young boys vandalizing a senior home in West Pullman, and how a mother of one of the young boys forced him to fess up. On Wednesday, CBS 2’s Marissa Parra followed up on how a local mentor is stepping up now too.
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.
Frankfort Pilot Dies After Small Plane Crashes Along Route 394 In Ford HeightsThe pilot, identified as 70-year-old Lawrence Jagmin from Frankfort, later died at the hospital, Illinois State Police confirmed Wednesday.
Highland Park Switches To Remote LearningThe area school district attributes the change to the rising COVID case numbers.
3 People Injured In 3 Paint Ball Gun Attacks Across The City OvernightChicago police are investigating three separate incidents where people were shot with paintball guns.
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.
2 Local Veterans Collaborate On Educational Turtle Book For KidsTwo marines who became friends decided to collaborate and create an educational book on turtles for kids.
Northwest Side Ald. Gilbert Villegas Proposes Ordinances To Stick It To Predatory TowingAs CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reported Wednesday, a Northwest Side alderman now wants to stop drivers from being ripped off once and for all.
3 People Injured In 3 Paint Ball Gun Attacks Across The CityChicago police are investigating three separate incidents where people were shot with paintball guns within a few hours.
Records Show More Than Half Of Lots With Weed Complaints Are City-Owned, But Are Data Accurate?The CBS 2 Morning Insiders are staying on the case of ugly abandoned properties in Chicago.
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.

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