Barbara Edwards, CBS 2's Brad Edwards' Aunt, Was Killed On 9/11; “It’s Just A Big Hole That’s Remained There”Twenty years ago, Barbara Edwards boarded American Airlines Flight 77. Her life ended a short time later in a fireball in the Pentagon. This is an untold story of the Pentagon - like the many untold stories amongst the literal hundreds to stories of World Trade Center loss. It’s a story that involves the family of CBS 2’s own Brad Edwards.
Bronzeville Celebrates Opening Of New Co-Working Space 'Hatch 41'Bronzeville hosted quite the party Friday night, to celebrate the grand opening of a beautiful new co-working place. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports the opening is helping build momentum that’s revitalizing the whole neighborhood.
Chicago Weather: Just Like JulyCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest 7-day forecast.
Mayor Lightfoot Asking Inspector General To Look Into Ald. Gardiner's ConductChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is recommending the city's inspector general look into the allegations against embattled Ald. James Gardiner (45th).
Longtime Former WGN-TV Anchor Allison Payne Dies At 57Chicago television icon Allison Payne has died.
How Security Plans Have Evolved In Chicago Since Sept. 11The moment the World Trade Center towers were hit by hijacked passenger jets on Sept. 11, 2001, a wave of fear went through people living and working in skyscrapers across the United States. The question: Could it happen here? CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports on how high-rise security has tightened since then.
Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial Honors Military Men And Women Who Died In War On TerrorIn the 20 years following 9/11, hundreds of thousands of brave men and women enlisted in our country’s armed forces tasked with executing The War on Terror. Many of those volunteers didn’t make it home. In June of 2004, on the banks of the Illinois River in Marseilles, Illinois, a monument was dedicated to those who made the ultimate sacrifice to our country while serving in the Middle East. The Illinois Motorcycle Freedom Run is the organization of volunteers who took it upon themselves to build this grand edifice with the purpose of not only remembering their service, but to help console their loved ones that they left behind. CBS 2 Photojournalist Christopher McKnight shares this story.
Memorials To September 11, 2001 Throughout ChicagolandA six-foot long charred piece of the World Trade Center stands at Ridgewood Cemetery in Des Plaines--an artifact from September 11, 2001. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports, large and small, there are several such artifacts across Chicagoland. They keep the lessons of that fateful day alive.
Kris Bryant Returns To WrigleyCBS 2's Matt Zahn reports the San Francisco Giants outfielder choked up during a pregame ceremony as the Cubs presented him with his number 17 and a 2016 banner.
Fremd High School's Mari-Rae Sopper Was Flying To Start Her Dream Job On 9/11On Sept. 11, 2001, a northwest suburban mother convinced her daughter to take American Airlines Flight 77. She said it was safer than driving across the country alone. It's something Marion Kminek has thought about time and time again. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov shares her story.
Chicago Park District Announces Program To Install Life Preservers Along LakefrontThe Chicago Park District announced Friday its plans to install life preserver equipment and increased signage at select sanctioned swimming locations prior to the 2022 beach season.
Chicago Weather: Summer-Like Temps This WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the latest 7-day forecast.
Chicago Weather: Feels Like JulyCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the extended forecast.
Two Women Killed, Adult And Three Kids In Hospital After Carbon Monoxide LeakTwo people died and four other people were hospitalized, including three children, after a carbon monoxide leak Friday afternoon at a home in the Little Village neighborhood. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
They're Out $2,500 And A Place To Live, Thanks To Another Home Rental ScamOnly on 2: a young family is out thousands of dollars and a place to live. It's a rental scam we've been investigating for weeks. CBS 2’s Tara Molina reports this isn't the first time these scammers have targeted a home listed by Invitation Homes, so why hasn't anything been done to prevent it?
Chicago Rapper Speaks After He And Teen Were ShotA Chicago rapper is recovering after he was shot half a dozen times. He's speaking out from his hospital room, saying he's sorry that two children were also hit. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Remembering 9/11: 20 Years LaterTwenty years ago, four planes hijacked by terrorists changed America, forever. A CBSN Special Report.
'You Didn't Deserve This': Parents Of 4-Year-Old Shot To Death Plead For Help To Find His KillerMychal Moultry was shot in the head Friday night while he was getting his hair cut. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek spoke to Mychal's parents at St. Sabina church.
Vegandale Festival In Grant Park Is Not Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination Or Negative TestA large-scale vegan festival is coming to Grant Park this weekend. It will not be requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test – which has some vendors rethinking their participation. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Chicago Weather: Warming Trend This WeekendCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.
More Than 15,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last WeekThe Illinois Department of Employment Security reported 15,570 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of August 30 in Illinois.
Art Institute, SAIC Employees Rally To Form UnionWorkers at the Art Institute and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are pushing to form a union.
School Keeps Memories Of 9/11 Attacks Alive For Students Who Weren't Born Yet At The TimeAs we near the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, it may be hard to fathom that some people don't remember that day at all. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.