Chicago Easing Restrictions For Restaurants, Bars, Fitness Centers, Personal ServicesChicago restaurants will soon be able to serve more people indoors, and bars that don’t serve food will soon be able to resume service inside, under loosened COVID-19 restrictions announced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday. The city also is easing restrictions for health and fitness clubs, and for personal services.
New Ford Pre-Assembly Plant Anchors Commerce Park Chicago Development On Southeast SideDreams of a new hub for industrial jobs in Hegewisch moved forward on Monday, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10th) and developers celebrated completion of the first phase of the Commerce Park campus.
Parents, Students Plan To Sue IHSA Over Moving Fall Sports To SpringThe message is clear: they want to play. So on Monday, parents and advocates of some local student athletes plan to file a lawsuit to pressure Illinois lawmakers and educators to re-open schools so fall sports can begin. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Power Pole Dangerously Leaning Over Cars For Days, Neighbors Get Runaround From CityA power pole has tipped at a dangerous angle over a street in the Riverdale neighborhood, and neighbors have received the runaround from the city after calling to get it fixed.
High School Students, Parents Plan Lawsuit Against IHSA To Force Return To Fall SportsThe message is clear: they want to play. So on Monday, parents and advocates of some local student athletes plan to file a lawsuit to pressure Illinois lawmakers and educators to re-open schools so fall sports can begin. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
City Supervisor Under Investigation After Racist Text Message To Garbage Truck DriverA city employee says her heart sank when her supervisor texted a message with the N-word, while on the job. Only on CBS 2, that text is now the subject of an investigation, and the recipient of the message shared her story with Morning Insider Tim McNicholas.
Amazon Hiring Hundreds Of Workers For Chicago Area Delivery CentersThe pandemic has decimated many businesses, but one of the few exceptions has been Amazon. The online retail giant’s success means they have kept expanding and hiring in the Chicago area. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Student Athletes And Parents Plan Lawsuit To Resume School SportsParents and student athletes are crying foul as they put pressure on Illinois lawmakers and educators to reopen schools so fall sports can begin.
Car Slams Into Jewelry Store On Michigan AvenueA car crashed into the Nakamol jewelry store on Michigan Avenue downtown Sunday afternoon after barreling down Michigan Avenue and breaking all kinds of traffic laws, police said. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Chicago Archdiocese Ordains 27 New DeaconsTwenty-seven new deacons now begin their service to the faithful in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Kikurage Mushrooms Sold To Restaurants Now Under Recall For Link To SalmonellaA brand of mushrooms sold only to restaurants is no under recall for being linked to a salmonella outbreak.
Sheriff Warns Against Phone Scammers Pretending To Be Lake County SergeantThe Lake County Illinois Sheriff's Office is warning of a scam that sounds like a real phone call from the police.
Student Athletes And Parents Plan Lawsuit To Resume School SportsParents and students in Illinois plan to put more pressure on state leaders and education officials to reopen schools and start fall sports, even going so far as to file a class action lawsuit to get back on the field.
University Park Mayor Demands Aqua Illinois Restore Clean WaterThe mayor of University Park says he has had it with Aqua Illinois, the company that supplies the village's water, after dealing with dangerous drinking water for more than a year. He is demanding Aqua Illinois get the lead out now.
Woman Found Stabbed To Death In North Branch Of The Chicago RiverChicago police are looking into the gruesome discovery of a woman's body in the north branch of the Chicago River.
Woman In Custody After 5-Year-Old Stabbed To Death In East Garfield ParkA woman is in custody in connection with the stabbing death of a 5-year-old girl on Chicago's West Side, and detectives are questioning the 27-year-old who they say is related to the girl.
Chicago Weather: Warm Sunday Before Temperatures Tumble Heading Into OctoberSunday will bring more above average temperatures with the high reaching 75 degrees in the Chicago area. Skies will be overcast, and it will be another breezy day.
Girl, 5, Stabbed To Death In East Garfield ParkA 5-year-old girl was stabbed to death Saturday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Chicago Federal Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett Named As President Trump's Supreme Court NomineePresident Donald Trump has picked federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. CBS News correspondent Skyler Henry reports
Most COVID Restrictions In Indiana Lifted As State Moves To Stage 5 Of Reopening, But Mask Mandate Still In PlaceIndiana bars and restaurants are getting a taste of what it's like to get closer to normal operations. Saturday is the first night they can open at full capacity, at stage five of the state’s reopening plan. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
President Trump Names Chicago Federal Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett As Supreme Court NomineePresident Donald Trump has picked federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
5-Year-Old Serenity Arrington Stabbed To Death In East Garfield ParkA 5-year-old girl was stabbed to death Saturday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Lake Bluff Fifth Graders To Learn From Home Until Oct. 5 After Two Contract COVID-19School District 65's board president said, "Families that can't or won't make the hard choices that keep COVID-19 out of our buildings should take advantage of remote learning until this crisis is over."
Indiana Moves Into Phase 5 Of Reopening BusinessesMost of Indiana’s coronavirus restrictions on businesses and crowd sizes will be lifted this weekend, but people will still be required to wear masks in public for another three weeks, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday.