The Chicago Teachers Union wants Mayor Lori Lightfoot to back off her push to reopen schools for in-person learning. One issue is the difficulty of getting a vaccine. Teachers are now eligible for shots, but CTU members say it's not easy to get one.
CTU Says Some CPS Staff Moving Out Of Houses To Protect Families During In-Person Learning Until They Get COVID VaccineThe Chicago Teachers Union wants Mayor Lori Lightfoot to back off her push to reopen schools for in-person learning. One issue is the difficulty of getting a vaccine. Teachers are now eligible for shots, but CTU members say it's not easy to get one.
Some Teachers Get Last-Minute COVID-19 Vaccines At Edgewater WalgreensIt turns out some Chicago teachers were fortunate enough to get the COVID-19 vaccine early. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Brothers Who Claim Rev. Michael Pfleger Abused Them Say They Want To Get Truth OutTwo brothers who came forward revealing what they say was years of sexual abuse at the hands of Father Michael Pfleger are now being accused of lying about Pfleger for financial gain. But they say their main motivation for coming forward is not money but telling the truth. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Whipping Winds As Snow Picks Up DowntownSnow began to pick up along the Chicago River downtown late Monday night, as wind whipped the area and made getting around an uncomfortable proposition. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Snow Comes Down Early And Hard In Downers GroveA snowstorm was expected to intensify in the overnight hours Monday into Tuesday, but the snow came down early and hard in west suburban Downers Grove. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Chicago Area Woman Says 'Be Aggressive' Trying To Get COVID-19 VaccineShe encourages people to look out for seniors who may not have computers and could miss opportunities to get the shots.
Illinois, Cook County Launch Websites To Sign Up For COVID-19 Vaccination AppointmentsWith a shortage of vaccine as Illinois begins the next phase of inoculations, two new websites are going online to try to make signing up for an appointment simpler.
Drivers Hit The Road Early As Snowstorm ArrivesCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports from Morris on what is poised to be a messy evening commute.
Brothers Who Claim Father Michael Pfleger Abused Them Accused Of Lying For Financial Gain But Say Their Goal Is TruthTwo brothers who came forward revealing what they say was years of sexual abuse at the hands of Father Michael Pfleger are now being accused of lying about Pfleger for financial gain. But they say their main motivation for coming forward is not money but telling the truth.
Preparing For The Winter Storm In MorrisCBS 2's Jeremy Ross is live in Morris as the biggest snowstorm of the season so far heads our way.
Putting The Brakes On Illinois’ Towing Troubles?The CBS 2 Investigators have been digging into towing troubles in Chicago and its suburbs for years. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered a solution that’s been a well-kept secret for more than a decade. Now, it’s piqued the interest of one state lawmaker.
Chicago Police Raid Suburban Home Of Innocent Woman Who Says Jewelry And Money Went MissingDelores Garner says a team of Chicago police officers burst into her home, executing a search warrant in August of 2019. But they raided the wrong home she says and left a trail of destruction behind. And as CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports, Garner doesn't live in Chicago -- she lives in Calumet City.
Child Sex Crime Victims' Information Was Still Visible In Court Records Months After CBS 2 First Reported ItThe names and other personal information of child sex crime victims remained visible to the public nearly three months after CBS 2 first reported Cook County court officials violated state law by failing to conceal them from public view. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
CPS Moves Return Date For Teachers To WednesdayThe Chicago Public Schools on Sunday changed the return date for K-8 teachers from Monday to Wednesday, after Chicago Teachers Union members voted to defy an order from Chicago Public Schools to return to in-person instruction. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
ONLY ON 2: Two Brothers Claim Father Michael Pfleger Abused Them As BoysIt has been three weeks since the Rev. Michael Pfleger's emoval from St. Sabina’s parish, pending an investigation into allegations of past sexual abuse. Now, two brothers tell CBS 2 Investigator Dana Kozlov exclusively that Father Pfleger sexually abused them as boys.
Suspect Arrested In Near West Side CarjackingChicago police arrested a juvenile Saturday night around 11:30 after he was seen getting out of an Audi SUV that was carjacked Saturday. A police helicopter had been tracking the car through the Chatham neighborhood.
Indoor Dining Now Allowed In Chicago And Cook CountyChicago and suburban Cook County have moved to Tier 1 COVID-19 mitigations, state health officials announced Saturday. This means restaurants and bars will be allowed to reopen for indoor dining.
Chicago Weather: Light Snow Sunday Morning, But More Than 6 Inches Possible Monday To TuesdayCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 7 a.m. forecast for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.
Some Parents Plead For In-Person Learning As CTU Votes On Authorizing Teachers To Stay RemoteAs the coronavirus pandemic rages on, so does the battle over returning to in-person learning at Chicago Public Schools. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Carjackers Have Struck In River North, South Chicago, Uptown This WeekendMeanwhile, Chicago Police held a webinar with some advice on what to do if you're carjacked, and volunteers who are hoping to quell the carjacking epidemic gathered in Hyde Park.
Restaurateurs Relieved As Indoor Dining Resumes In Chicago, Suburban Cook CountyOn Saturday for the first time in nearly three months, restaurants in Chicago and Cook County welcomed customers for indoor dining. As CBS 2's Steven Graves reports, rules were relaxed after a decrease in COVID cases.
$1 Billion Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Michigan; Third Largest Lottery Prize In U.S. HistoryOne single lottery ticket won the entire $1 billion jackpot in Friday night's Mega Millions. It was sold in Michigan.
Parents To Protest Outside Chicago Teachers Union, Urge Teachers Not To Strike Over Return To In-Person LearningWith talk of a school strike in the air, a group of Chicago Public Schools parents will protest outside the Chicago Teachers Union headquarters Saturday.
Rideshare Drivers Fear For Their Lives In Waves Of Chicago CarjackingsAs Chicago's carjacking crisis continues, rideshare drivers say they feel like sitting ducks, just waiting to become the next victims.