Organizations Ready To Help Amid Coming Influx Of Children, Families From AfghanistanThousands of adults and kids from Afghanistan could be in Illinois soon, and U.S. immigration officials are finding some of the evacuees could be unaccompanied minors. CBS 2's Asal Rezaei reports.
Woman Recounts Horror Of Being Targeted By Robbery Crew In BucktownAlicia Fierro had always thought of Bucktown as her sanctuary, but that was shattered when she was robbed at gunpoint on Monday night. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Chicago Weather: Warming Trend On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the forecast.
Chicago's Christkindlmarket Is BackSpiced wine, hot pretzels, potato pancakes and more will be returning to Daley Plaza and Wrigleyville this holiday season, as Christkindlmarket plans to return in November, after the popular Christmas-themed festival was forced to go virtual last year due to the pandemic.
Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Reaches Tentative Settlement Over Payments To Man Who Accuses Him Of AbuseFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has reached a tentative settlement over payments to a man who accused him of child sexual abuse.
Victims Of Wicker Park Paintball Attack Speak OutDiners dove for cover when they are targeted by someone with a paintball gun. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports from Wicker Park with a story you'll see only on 2.
Woman Speaks After Being Robbed At Gunpoint By Criminal Crew In BucktownA Chicago woman spoke out for the first time Wednesday after being targeted and robbed in Bucktown while in her sport-utility vehicle. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Hispanic Heritage: A Tableside Conversation At Tzuco Restaurant"I think it is really an important time for us to recognize the richness and diversity of Latino communities." -- Gloria Castillo, Chicago Community Trust
Chicago Weather: Cool Weather ContinuesCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Roger Agpawa To Be Sworn In Again As Markham MayorLast month, the Illinois supreme court ruled Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa can stay in office, despite a 1999 mail fraud conviction.
Mother Filing Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Park District After 19-Year-Old Son Miguel Cisneros DrownsA mother is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the park district after her 19-year-old son drowned last month in Lake Michigan.
Latino Coalition Urges More Community InvestmentU.S. Congressman Jesus "Chuy" Garcia said Latinos are the largest ethnic group in Illinois and there must be an increase in community investment and support services.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Sweeping Green Energy LegislationGov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday signed sweeping clean energy legislation that sets goals to make Illinois carbon-free by 2050, and staves off the closure of two of the state’s six nuclear plants.
Mayor Names Pedro Martinez New CEO Of Chicago Public SchoolsMayor Lori Lightfoot has chosen San Antonio schools superintendent Pedro Martinez as the next Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer, appointing the first Latino to run the city's school district. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Amid Spread Of Delta Variant, Conventions Rise To Challenge Of Holding Conferences At McCormick Place With MitigationsCBS 2’s Tim McNicholas took us back inside McCormick Place to see how a convention can be held despite a spike in cases.
Sunny, Cooler Day AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Two More Carjackings Reported On Northwest Side In Bucktown, Hermosa Neighborhoods Police are investigating at least two more carjackings overnight in the Bucktown and Hermosa neighborhoods.
Repairs Made To Dangerous Playground After Parents Push For A FixParents say damage to a Chicago Lawn neighborhood playground is a danger to their kids – so why was it taking so long to repair? As CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reports, one social media post and email to an alderman later, there is now a fix.
Aldermen Seek Public Hearing On Questions About Accuracy Of Police ShotSpotter TechnologyIn the wake of multiple reports questioning the accuracy of the Chicago Police Department's multimillion-dollar network of ShotSpotter gunshot detection sensors, a coalition of aldermen is seeking to hold public hearings on whether the city should continue its contract, but their effort ran into a roadblock on Tuesday. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Mayor, City Council Turn Aside Ald. Anthony Beale's Bid To Repeal Lower Threshold For Speed Camera TicketsMayor Lori Lightfoot and an overwhelming majority of aldermen on Tuesday turned aside an effort by Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) to repeal a lower threshold for speed camera tickets that went into effect earlier this year, resulting in a massive surge in tickets for drivers. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
Chicago Weather: Cool ChangeCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.
Inspector General For Chicago Park District Abruptly ResignsChicago Park District Inspector General Elaine Little resigned Tuesday, amid an ongoing investigation into widespread sexual harassment targeting female lifeguards.
City Council Approves Ordinance To Crack Down On Single-Use UtensilsAldermen on Tuesday approved an ordinance aimed at curbing the use of single-use utensils at Chicago restaurants.
Crete-Monee Middle School Teacher Dies After COVID-19 BattleA 39-year-old teacher at Crete-Monee Middle School in the south suburbs has died two months after contracting COVID-19. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.