Many Joliet Residents Remain Without PowerIt had been four days as of Thursday, and more than 93,000 customers were still without power. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
State Sen. Terry Link Indicted On Tax Evasion ChargesLink has been in office since 1996.
For Fourth Time In A Week, Indiana Reports More Than 1,000 Cases Of COVID-19For the fourth time in the past week, Indiana is reported more than 1,000 COVID-19 daily cases. Until last week, the state had never cracked 1,000 cases in a day. Katie Johnston reports.
Mother Of Toddler Murder In Hammond, Indiana Speaks OutPolice said it appeared Jo Jo was caught in the crossfire between two shooters, and neither she nor her mother had any connection to either suspect.
Over 22,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of August 3, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were less than 1 million new jobless claims in a single week for the first time since March.
Lightfoot With Mayors, Police Chiefs Release New Police Reform RecommendationsNew recommendations on police reform nationwide come as Mayor Lori Lightfoot leads a group of mayor and police chiefs to help departments across the country better serve and protect.
Career Coach: Screening InterviewCBS 2 is working with a career coach every week to bring you advice about looking for a landing a job, as we continue Working For Chicago.
Police Searching For Driver Who Stole, Crashed AmbulanceChicago police are searching for the driver who stole and crashed a private ambulance early Thursday morning.
Insurance Company Does About-Face After CBS 2 Report On Abla Gharib, Woman Denied New Motorized WheelchairFrom Chicago to California, people have reached out asking for updates and offering help since we shared the story of a North Side woman who was denied insurance coverage on her motorized wheelchair.
Serious Crash On Eden's Expressway Involving Motorcycles Injures 5 PeopleA serious crash on the Eden's Expressway sends five people to the hospital.
Chicago Police Ask For Community Help To Identify Looters Through Videos, PhotosA new task force of detectives to pursue suspects involved in the looting has created a webpage with photos and videos of looters, records of those arrested in connection with the looting, and ways to submit more tips, photos and videos.
At UIC, Concerns Grow About Lack Of Internships, Which Are Required For GraduationMorning Insider Lauren Victory shows us the dilemma playing out on the University of Illinois Chicago campus.
Warmup In EffectCBS 2 meteorologist Tim MicGill has the forecast.
For Son's Birthday, Dad Gets Creative In Simulating Experience Of A FlightAll Beckham Ebert wanted to do was fly to London for his 16th birthday, but the pandemic made that impossible. So his dad reached out to friends and family and created a different kind of flight experience in his photography studio.
A Quiet Pattern ContinuesCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather update for Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020.
12 Tornadoes Now Confirmed From Monday StormCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist reports the strongest tornado was in Rogers Park, and the second strongest was in Plainfield.
Woman Says Collapsing Ceiling Has Her Feeling Safe In Subsidized Chicago HomeWith the ceiling cracking and crumbling, a Chicago family living in subsidized housing said they do not feel safe in their own home. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
New City Fire Contract Does Not Include New AmbulancesMayor Lori Lightfoot told CBS 2 at last year that more ambulances were expected when the new Fire Department contract was finalized. That day has arrived, and guess what – there won’t be a single ambulance added. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Getting Hosed: Camella Batten Got Stuck Paying Water Bill For Demolished HouseCamella Batten is winning her battle against cancer, but she can’t beat the City of Chicago. Our investigation the city broken water billing system was put on hold by COVID-19, but the problems persist. As CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports, Batten got hosed and also bulldozed.
Residential Property Manager Issues Letter About Safety Worries In ChicagoThe letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot from Steven P. Levy of Sudler property management said crime and unrest has Chicago residents in so much fear of their safety that they are thinking of leaving the city.
Woman Gets Hosed And Bulldozed By The CityThe pandemic disrupted our investigation into Camella Batten's water bill, but CBS 2 Investigators are back on the case. We’ve found that not only did she get hosed by the City – the house where she had lived also got bulldozed. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Prosecutors Say R. Kelly Allies Used Intimidation TacticsFederal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against three men accused of threatening and intimidating women who have accused R&B singer R. Kelly of abuse, including one man suspected of setting fire to a vehicle in Florida. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Alsip Woman Warns Young People They Can Catch COVID-19 Like She DidA young Alsip woman is sharing her story of surviving COVID-19. She knows it doesn't discriminate when it comes to age. She wants her peers to know that, too, especially ones still gathering in big groups.
Harvey Senior Center Remains Without Power, Along With Much Of South SuburbA senior center in south suburban Harvey was still in the dark Wednesday, more than 48 hours after the storm blasted through the area. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.