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PAWS Pet of the Week: RheaRhea is the PAWS Pet of the Week. She’s a cute five-year-old lab looking for that special forever home.
Mayor Lightfoot and city leaders celebrate Chicago’s full reopeningFor the first time in 450 days, mask warrants, capacity limits, social distancing and COVID restrictions are a thing of the past in Chicago.
Chicago Yachts prepares for the regattaMore than 150 sailboats will compete in the Chicago stage of the nation’s largest and longest series of regattas, the Helly Hansen Nood Regatta.
Illinois enters Phase 5 reopening; Chicago businesses open at full capacity on FridayFor the first time in over a year, things will look more normal in Chicago, as Illinois enters Phase 5 reopening.
Witnesses Help Save Three People From Lake Michigan Near Adler PlanetariumThree people were rescued from Lake Michigan overnight near the Adler Planetarium, where a man and woman jumped into the water.
Carjacker arrested after crashing stolen car in South LoopChicago Police said a 28-year-old man was sitting in a parked Volkswagen sedan before dropping off a friend in the 200 block of West Harrison Street around 2:15 a.m. when a man approached him.
Illinois State Police investigate YouTube videos posted by driver who filmed his own dangerous drivingHis videos are accumulating views on YouTube; a Chicago chauffeur taking you on a fast and furious ride.
As the city reopens completely, the CTA is busy preparing for the return of the runners; “It is important to put our best foot forward”With the city reopening today, more and more people will use public transport.
Cubs greet fans at 100% capacity at Wrigley Field on FridayThe Cubs are welcoming crowds at 100% capacity for the first time since September 2019.
No more capacity limits in Chicago businessesCompanies are delighted to welcome their customers back to 100% of their capacity. The Owners of District, a retail store in Ravenswood, are excited to sell their vintage furniture and home furnishings in person rather than through Zoom.
Happy business owners to open at full capacityJosie Rivas, owner of Olivaceto on LaGrange Road, sells olive oil from all over the world as well as balsamic vinegar. Rivas says the pandemic has affected at least 50% of his results. She’s excited for phase 5.
Chicago businesses open at full capacity on FridayAmong the businesses that have grown during the pandemic are Boulevard Vet and Amy’s Candy Bar in Ravenswood.
Illinois enters Phase 5 reopening; Chicago businesses gear up at full capacity on Friday For the first time in more than a year, things will look a little more normal in Chicago, as Illinois enters Phase 5 reopening.
Dead man, woman shot on a porch at Belmont CraginA man has died and a woman is in serious condition after a shooting on a porch in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood early Friday morning.
Hot weekend ahead with temperatures close to 90 degreesIt’s gonna be a hot weekend.
Coach Chris Korfist introduces the science of speed by teaching David Montgomery bears to run fasterBears running back David Montgomery said he works with the best speed coach in the world. As CBS 2’s Matt Zahn reports, that coach is Chris Korfist – a social studies professor at Hinsdale Central and a track coach at Homewood-Flossmoor.
Weather in Chicago: scattered fog overnightCBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your real-time weather forecast at 10 p.m. for Thursday, June 10, 2021.
In a sign of the times, suburban mask and PPE stores close as state begins full reopeningOn Friday, the state of Illinois and the city of Chicago enter a full reopening – with full capacity for sports games, businesses and restaurants. As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reports, stepping into this phase means a bittersweet farewell for some.
Maureen McGlade Charged With Plowing Northwest Side Couple’s Yard In SUVEarlier this week, Peter Czosnyka showed us surveillance footage of a woman plowing her northwest side front yard with a sport utility vehicle in the wee hours of the morning last weekend. A woman suspected of committing the rampage has now been arrested.
Carpool drivers dramatize violent car hijackings to highlight crisisThe call to better protect carpool drivers in the wake of a Chicago auto-hijack crisis took an unconventional turn on Thursday. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports.
Police release sketch of man accused of sexually assaulting girl on bike path in Beach ParkThe Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday released a sketch of the assailant who sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl walking on a bike path in the northern suburb of Beach Park.
Grade 8 shooting, killed at Lawndale; Person in custodyA 14-year-old boy was shot dead Thursday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood.
A new student from Trier electrocuted on the tracks of the Violet Line, a few hours before the summer holidaysJust hours after summer vacation, a 16-year-old Wilmette made a fatal mistake hanging out with a friend on the tracks of the CTA Purple Line – and now she’s dead. Charlie De Mar’s reporting on CBS 2.