Record Mail-In Ballots For 2020 Election Mean Record Postal CostsThe record number of mail-in ballots for the 2020 election has also meant record postal costs. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Are Reminders To Mask Up And Social Distance Becoming White Noise?Let’s be honest – COVID fatigue is real, and if you have it, you’re not alone. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey spent the day Tuesday asking whether the strategy to get the word out is still working.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Tougher COVID Restrictions For DuPage, Kane, Will, And Kankakee CountiesBars and restaurants in DuPage, Kane, Will, and Kankakee counties will have to halt indoor service starting Friday, as the state announced tougher COVID-19 restrictions for much of the Chicago suburbs due to a resurgence of the virus throughout the state.
Five States Added To Chicago's Travel Quarantine OrderColorado, Delaware, Ohio, Texas, and West Virginia have been added to Chicago's emergency travel order, requiring people to self-quarantine for 14 days when arriving from states and territories seeing high COVID-19 case counts.
Some Restaurants Worry About Possible Reimposing Of COVID-19 RestrictionsSome small restaurants continue to do everything they can to survive the coronavirus pandemic, and they were worried with the warning Monday from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that the city could be pushed back to Phase 3. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Small Landlords Say Some Renters Haven't Been Paying Since Before Pandemic StartedSome mom-and-pop landlords want Gov. JB Pritzker to let them evict tenants who were set to be tossed out before the start of the coronavirus pandemic. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Lawsuit Blames Illinois State Police For Shooting That Killed Man During Traffic StopIllinois State Police face a new lawsuit over a traffic stop in Harvey that ended in a fatal shooting. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Seniors Terrorized After Children Vandalize Their BuildingChildren were caught on camera vandalizing a building for seniors in the West Pullman neighborhood, leaving them terrorized. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Mayor Lightfoot On Hot Seat About Former Police Supt. Johnson's Relationship With OfficerMayor Lori Lightfoot was on the hot seat Monday about what she did and did not know about the relationship between former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson and Chicago Police Officer Cynthia Donald – who is now suing Johnson for sexual assault. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Seven Arrested In Wildlife Trafficking Of 3,700 Flying Squirrels Through ChicagoThe Illinois Department of Natural Resources worked with federal agencies in Florida to take down a wildlife trafficking ring operating through Chicago.
City Officials Issue Serious Warning About COVID-19 In ChicagoFacing a "very concerning increase" in COVID-19 cases not only in Chicago but across the country, Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned that the city might be forced to move back to some Phase 3 restrictions soon if the city can't get get the outbreak under better control. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Glenview Jewel Customers Rally Around Fired Worker With Special NeedsA man with special needs says he was fired from his grocery store job just for trying to keep his customers and coworkers safe. Now the Glenview community is rallying around him.
Mayor Lightfoot Issues Warning Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases In ChicagoAn alarming rise in the rate of COVID-19 infections in Chicago had Mayor Lori Lightfoot warning that restrictions could be reimposed if the city does not get it together. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
American Airlines Plans To Resume Boeing 737 Max Flights By The End Of The YearBoeing's 737 Max, grounded since March of 2019, might finally be hitting the skies again. American Airlines said it plans to fly the 737 Max again by the end of the year, assuming the jets are recertified by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Warns COVID-19 Restrictions Could Be Tightened Amid 'Second Surge'Facing a "very concerning increase" in COVID-19 cases not only in Chicago but across the country, Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned that the city might be forced to move back to some Phase 3 restrictions soon if the city can't get get the outbreak under better control.
Deadline Arriving For Online Voter RegistrationIf you're planning to register to vote online, time is running out. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Takes Advantage Of Early VotingChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot took advantage of early voting, casting her ballot Saturday afternoon.
Chicago Archdiocese Removes Priest From St. Elizabeth Of The Trinity ParishFather Daniel McCarthy was removed from Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish in Jefferson Park.
Large House Fire Burns In McHenryStrong winds caused significant damage around the Chicago area Saturday night, and strong winds may have even sparked a fire in the northwest suburbs.
Chicago Weather: Cold With Scattered RainCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran has the 7 a.m. forecast for Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020.
Strong Winds Bring Down Trees, Cause Problems With Outdoor DiningCBS 2's Steven Graves reports on the damage the high winds caused in the city and suburbs on Saturday.
COVID-19 Saliva Screening Begins At La Grange School District 105Screening for coronavirus has begun in a west suburban school district, as part of an effort to keep schools open in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Windy Conditions Mean Trouble For Outdoor Dining In ChicagoWindy conditions on Saturday proved challenging for outdoor dining at Chicago restaurants. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
'Room 237: The Shining' Pop-Up Opens In ChicagoNow you can relive the 1980s horror flick "The Shining" at a new experience at Morgan Manufacturing in the West Loop in Chicago. The pop-up event, called Room 237, is taking on an entirely new feel.