Chester Weger has been in prison since being convicted in the 1960 murders of three women, but has maintained his innocence ever since. As CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports, Weger will be released on Friday.

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'Starved Rock Killer' Chester Weger To Be FreedChester Weger has been in prison since being convicted in the 1960 murders of three women, but has maintained his innocence ever since. As CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports, Weger will be released on Friday.
Teacher, Friend On Trial In School WhippingJomaury Champ said he was beaten with a belt in an empty bathroom at the George W. Tilton Elementary School. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Christopher Puente, 34, Charged In Sexual Abuse Of Child In River North McDonald's BathroomCharges were filed against a man accused of sexually assaulting a toddler in a restaurant bathroom in River North.
Getting Hosed: $61,000 Mistake Costs Man Sale Of HomeCBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards is on the case of yet another Chicago family getting hosed by bogus water bills. In this case, an accidental extra digit on their water usage cost a couple the sale of their South Side home.
Rod Blagojevich Expresses No ContritionFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich called himself a 'freed political prisoner' as he spoke on his Ravenswood Manor porch the day after President Donald Trump commuted his sentence. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Rod Blagojevich Calls Himself 'A Freed Political Prisoner' After Early Release From PrisonCalling himself “a freed political prisoner,” and sporting a fresh shaving cut on his chin, an unapologetic former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he plans work to support wrongfully convicted inmates, now that he’s been released early from prison.
Former Governor Blagojevich Expected To Address Public WednesdayRod Blagojevich arrived at his Ravenswood Manor home at 12:25 a.m. He said his first order of business was to go home and be with his wife and daughter, and went inside.
Rod Blagojevich Speaks For First Time Since Being FreedThe former governor expressed gratitude to President Trump for commuting his sentence and vowed to fight the 'corrupt criminal justice system.' CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports from Denver International Airport.
Trump, Blagojevich Have Connections Going Back Almost 20 YearsThe connections not only involve Rod Blagojevich's 2010 appearance on "The Celebrity Apprentice," but also contributions by Trump to Blagojevich's campaigns for governor. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
President Trump Commutes Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's SentenceAfter spending nearly eight years in prison for his conviction on for, among other things, trying to sell an appointment to the U.S. Senate seat once held by Barack Obama before he was elected president in 2008, ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich will soon go free, after President Donald Trump granted him clemency on Tuesday.
Sisters Shocked That Man They Hired Is Suspected Serial ScammerEd Kavanaugh has already faced charges, and now the Duggan sisters say he is still trying to scam people -- this time using Facebook to solicit business. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Pritkzer Calls For Big Budget Hike For DCFSThe budget would be $1.5 billion for the agency, which has plagued by numerous troubles over the past year. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Life On Lockdown In China Over Coronavirus ConcernsCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports an Evanston man is trapped in China. He's spent the last few weeks in a small apartment and he can't come home.
Snow And Rain Moving Out Monday Night; Temps Drop This WeekCBS 2 Meteorologist has an afternoon RealTime Weather update for Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.
Investigation Underway After Deadly Shooting In Loop CTA TunnelPolice said two men and a woman were shot in the CTA tunnel between the Red and Blue Lines just after 2 a.m. Monday.
1 Dead, 2 Injured After Shooting In Loop CTA Tunnel Between Red, Blue LinesPolice said two men and a woman were shot in the CTA tunnel between the Red and Blue Lines just after 2 a.m. Monday.
Chicago Man's Family Worries As He's Held By ICEJulio Torres was arrested by ICE just ahead of an announcement that the Trump administration is planning a crackdown on sanctuary cities. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Dead Horse Hauled From Englewood YardAnimal activists were outraged at the discovery on West 61st Street this weekend, but the owner has a different story. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
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Chicago Communities On Alert For Border Patrol AgentsSome Chicago communities are on alert after news the Trump administration is sending border patrol agents to so=called sanctuary cities like Chicago to arrest undocumented immigrants. 
Kris Bryant On If It Will Be Cubs For LifeA candid Kris Bryant spoke at Cubs training camp Saturday morning. He spoke at length on his service time grievance, whether he'll be a Cub for life and more.
Mass Shooting At Parkway GardensAt least six people were shot, including three teenage girls, at an apartment building in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on Friday. CBS 2's Charlie DeMar reports
Driver Charged With Running Over Deerfield Boy, Leaving SceneCharges have been filed against a woman who struck a child while driving on Deerfield Road, leaving the boy for dead. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports
No New Trial After All For Gerald Reed, Who Claims He Was Tortured Into Double Murder ConfessionFourteen months after a Cook County Judge ruled Gerald Reed should get a new trial for a 1990 double murder, based on his claims of torture, another judge on Friday threw out that ruling, and ruled Reed will continue serving his life sentence. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.

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