A Woodstock high school senior wasn't sure he'd be able to afford going to the prom. But friends, family, veterans and others from the community pitched in to help him have that big night.
Community Helps Woodstock Teen Go To The PromA Woodstock high school senior wasn't sure he'd be able to afford going to the prom. But friends, family, veterans and others from the community pitched in to help him have that big night.
Working For Chicago: Restaurant Job FairUntil Monday at 2:00 p.m. there will be a job fair for restaurant workers at the Parkway Ballroom.
Adam Kinzinger Warned GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy Of Capitol Hill Violence, He Says He Was IgnoredIn the days before the Jan. 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill, Illinois congressman Adam Kinzinger warned GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy that spreading lies about presidential election fraud would lead to violence. Katie Johnston reports.
Navy Pier Flyover Project CompletedThe long-stalled Navy Pier Flyover, often maligned for having taken longer to build than the Golden Gate Bridge, finally has been completed, three years later than originally expected.
New Initiative Will Give Companies The Option To Vaccinate At The OfficeWith more businesses starting to bring employees back to their offices, city and state officials are teaming up with building managers to begin offering vaccines at workplaces in downtown Chicago and other business districts in Illinois. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Driver Killed After Crashing Into Tree As Police Attempted Traffic Stop In Washington HeightsAround 2:30 a.m. in the Washington Heights neighborhood, police attempted to pull over a black Jaguar Sedan after the driver ran a red light. The 48-year-old driver crossed Metra tracks, lost control and crashed into a tree.
CPD Superintendent Seeks Firing Of Officer For Taking A BribeChicago's police superintendent is recommending the firing of a sergeant accused of taking a bribe from a diver. Geoff Petrulis reports.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: LeonardThe PAWS Chicago Pet of the Week is Leonard. He's an eight-year-old chihuahua mix looking for that special forever home.
Metra Slowly Adjusting Service As Commuters Return, City ReopensMore commuters are returning to work as Chicago reopens. But some Metra riders say train schedules are slow to catch up.
Regal Theaters ReopenTwo Regal Theaters in the Chicago area closed because of the pandemic reopen on Friday.
Lion Electric Will Open Joliet Facility To Manufacture Electric Trucks & BusesLion Electric Company, a Canadian manufacturer of electric trucks and buses, will build its first U.S. factory in Joliet, creating at least 800 jobs, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Friday morning.
Fans Return To United Center Tonight For Bulls-Celtics GameThe United Center will welcome fans back for the first time in more than a year Friday night, when the Chicago Bulls host the Boston Celtics. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe details what fans can expect at the stadium.
City Lifts Boil Order For Beverly, Morgan Park, And Roseland After Pumping Station OutageCity officials have lifted a boil order that was issued for parts of the Beverly, Morgan Park, and Roseland neighborhoods on Thursday, after an outage at the Roseland Pumping Station. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Boil Order For Beverly, Roseland NeighborhoodsCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports the boil order is in effect "until further notice" according to the Chicago Department of Emergency Management.
Chicago Astronomer's Lawsuit Against American Girl Doll ResolvedChicago astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz had accused the company of stealing her likeness and name to create a doll. She filed federal trademark lawsuit last year.
Staley Da Bear Honors NursesIt's no secret how tough this past year has been on our frontline workers. So one fan favorite wanted to show nurses how much he appreciates everything they've done.
Chicago Weather: Cold And DampCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a look at the extended forecast.
Over 14,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 498,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Man In Custody After Break-In At CVS In Fulton MarketPolice said the man used a rock to shatter the window of the store, located at 1034 W. Lake St., around 4:35 a.m. Police said the man took miscellaneous items from the store before leaving the scene.
Hit And Run Driver WantedCPD released images of a man involved in a March hit and run. Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect.
Ravinia Announces Lineup, Schedule For 64 Summer ConcertsGet out the blankets and lawn chairs, and pack a picnic basket for Ravinia, as one of the oldest outdoor music festivals in the country makes its return this summer. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Chicago Weather: Several Chances For Showers Through Thursday AfternoonCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest 7-day forecast.
Virtual Center For Mental Health, Substance Abuse Expanding Resources In Cook CountyIn the last hour, Sheriff Tom Dart announced the Community Resource Center is expanding to the public. Previously, it was a resource for those who had just been released from jail.
Chicago Weather: Staying Cool For The Next Seven DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has a check on the extended forecast.