Joel Ewing stands charged with sexually abusing a female student he taught at Senn High School for years. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.

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Theater Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing StudentJoel Ewing stands charged with sexually abusing a female student he taught at Senn High School for years. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Teen Girl's Body Found In Gary AlleyWitnesses say the unidentified girl was found tied to a utility pole, and they believe she was beaten to death. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Woman Hit, Killed By Flatbed Truck In River NorthA pedestrian was struck and killed by a flatbed truck in Chicago's River North neighborhood Tuesday morning, Chicago police confirmed.
No Increase In R. Kelly's Bond In Cook County; Woman Who Posted His Bail Can't Get Money BackThe woman who posted R. Kelly's bail earlier this year can't get her $100,000 back, and a judge also denied Cook County prosecutors' request to increase his bond on sexual assault and sexual abuse charges.
Clarence George, Alleged Victim, Speaks Out About Claims Of Sexual Abuse By Rev. John SmythThe victim at the center of the first lawsuit involving the Rev. John Smyth spoke out this week. Clarence E. George Jr. claimed Smyth, the revered priest in charge of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, preyed on him for years. He first reached out exclusively to CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards.
Families Escape North Lawndale FireFamilies escaped huge flames overnight, as a fire jumped from home to home in the North Lawndale neighborhood. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Questions Linger Over Found Fetal RemainsCBS 2's Chris Tye reports authorities are still going through the Crete Township home of a doctor who performed abortions and kept fetal remains at his home.
First Lawsuit Filed Accusing Rev. John SmythThe longtime and recently-deceased Maryville Academy leader has been accused by numerous young men of sexual abuse. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
United Auto Workers On Strike At GM Factories, PlantsTens of thousands of United Auto Workers were on strike across the country on Monday, after they couldn’t reach an agreement on a new four-year contract with General Motors. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.

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GM Auto Workers Go On StrikeTens of thousands of United Auto Workers were on strike across the country on Monday, after they couldn’t reach an agreement on a new four-year contract with General Motors. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Flood Worries Still Top Of Mind In Lake CountyThe swollen Des Plaines River is expected to recede in the near-term future, but neighbors remain worried that more moisture could make things worse. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Flood Worries Persist In Lake CountyThe rain Saturday night into Sunday morning was not as severe as anticipated, but the Des Plaines River is still swelling. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
River Levels Rise After Heavy RainfallFlood warnings and road closures in Lake County have people in the area watching river levels.
Attorney Speaks For Family Of Abortion Doctor Who Left Thousands Of Fetal Remains On His Property After He DiedAn abortion doctor who died last week left behind a startling discovery: more than 2,200 fetal remains found on his property in Will County. 
Man Killed, 2 Women Injured In Bronzeville ShootingOne person is dead and two others were injured in a shooting just blocks from Chicago police headquarters.
Archdiocese Saddles Alleged Father Smyth Victims With Questionnaires Totaling 23 PagesWho was Father John P. Smyth? Was he the portrait of piety or a pedophile priest? It's become a great debate.
Why Is ICE Using 'Chicago' As A Training Site?CBS 2's Eric Cox reports Chicago is going to be part of a military base in Georgia. The name Chicago is for a training facility and not everyone in the city appreciates being associated with 'warfare.'
Jury Selection Begins In Tyshawn Lee Murder TrialTwo men charged with killing 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in 2015 will go on trial soon, as jury selection will get underway today at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse. Police said the men carried out a "targeted assassination" as an act of revenge. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Jury Selection Begins For Two Defendants In Slaying Of 9-Year-Old Tyshawn LeeJury selection begins Friday in the trial of two men charged in one of Chicago’s most horrific crimes, the execution-style killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in an act of revenge in 2015. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Parolee Charged In Sexual Assault Of 14-Year-Old Burbank Girl After Following Her From Bus Toward School: PolicePolice have charged a 22-year-old man on parole with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl while she was on her way to school Monday, Burbank police confirm.
Chicago Public Schools 'Inexcusably Failed' To Protect Students, Federal Investigation SaysThe Chicago Public Schools have "inexcusably failed" to protect students. That's the finding from a federal investigation looking at case after case of sex assault and abuse. 
Demolition Crew On Site Of Building CollapseCBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports residents in the West Garfield Park neighborhood where a building collapsed say pieces from the structure had been falling for some time.
High School Football Player Dies After Being Pulled From Swimming PoolA 14-year-old football player has died, after he was found unresponsive at the bottom of the swimming pool at Calumet New Tech High School in Gary, Indiana. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
14-Year-Old Football Player Dies, After Being Pulled Out Of High School Swimming PoolA 14-year-old football player has died, after he was found unresponsive at the bottom of the swimming pool at Calumet New Tech High School in Gary, Indiana.
High School Football Player Found At Bottom Of Swimming PoolA 14-year-old football player was found unresponsive at the bottom of a swimming pool at Calumet High School in Gary Wednesday evening, authorities said. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
High School Football Player Found Unresponsive In Calumet High School Swimming Pool In GaryA 14-year-old football player was found unresponsive at the bottom of a swimming pool at Calumet High School in Gary Wednesday evening, authorities said. 
Suburban Police Search For Booze BanditsCBS 2's Eric Cox reports suburban police are looking for a man and woman, who can clearly be seen on surveillance images, stealing lots of liquor bottles from several area stores.
Matteson Principal Resigns After District Learns Of Prior Sexual Misconduct Finding At CPSAn elementary school principal in south-suburban Matteson has resigned after the district learned he had previously left a job as a Chicago Public Schools principal after an inspector general's investigation found evidence of sexual misconduct.
Boy, 15, Shot While Walking To SchoolA 15-year-old boy was shot while walking to school Wednesday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.

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