Illinois Unemployment Offices Have Been Closed Nearly A Year, And Many Say It’s Causing Big Problems

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new push has been launched to reopen unemployment offices in Illinois. An advocate told lawmakers just last week the doors should … Continue reading

Melting Snow Slides Off Rooftop Solar Panels And Damages Cars In Hoffman Estates, Causes Danger On Roofs Across Area

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (CBS) — A new problem has arisen from all the snow and ice that has piled up through the month of February. … Continue reading

‘She cared about everyone’ Family of first Illinoisan to die of COVID-19 reflects nearly 1 year late

There’s been more than 22,500 deaths in Illinois related to COVID-19, but it was almost one year ago when news unfolded about the first Chicago … Continue reading

Celebrating Black History Makers: Amena Karim Took On Mission To Bring Fresh, Healthy Food To South Shore And Beyond

CHICAGO (CBS) — All this month, we’re highlighting history makers in Chicago – Black trailblazers who through their influence, innovation, and action are changing our … Continue reading

Frankfort Pizzeria Owner Sued, Accused Of Using Secret Shoe Camera To Record Upskirt Videos Of Teen Waitresses

CHICAGO (CBS) — A south suburban pizzeria owner is being sued, accused of using secret shoe cameras to record videos up the skirts of his … Continue reading

Why Are Suspects In Repeated Sexual Abuse Of 10-Year-Old Girl Free, While She Was Locked Up In A Psychiatric Facility?

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police and child protective services are scrambling to explain why multiple men who sexually abused a 10-year-old girl remain free, even though … Continue reading

City Panel Publishes List Of 41 Problematic Monuments Subject To Review; Including Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln

CHICAGO (CBS) — As part of a “racial healing and historical reckoning project” that began last summer, a city advisory panel has identified more than … Continue reading

South Shore Woman Says She And Her Neighbors Haven’t Had Mail For Over A Month, And Local Post Office Said They Could Not Help

CHICAGO (CBS) — We continue to hear from people across Chicago dealing with missing and delayed mail. CBS 2’s Tara Molina started investigating the issues … Continue reading

As Indoor Restaurant Capacity Expands Again Due To Falling COVID Cases, Some Restaurateurs Say It Will Make A Difference

CHICAGO (CBS) — In another small win for Chicago restaurants on Tuesday, indoor dining capacity limits were increased again amid improving COVID-19 metrics. Now, a … Continue reading

Dozens Of West Side Teachers Get Vaccinated On Saturday; ‘I’m Ready For Us To Move Forward And Move Past This’

CHICAGO (CBS) — Dozens of teachers and support staff on Chicago’s West Side received their first COVID-19 vaccinations on Saturday. They work with By The … Continue reading

River Forest Man Says Walgreens’ COVID-19 Vaccine Sign Up System Makes It Impossible To Make Appointment For Parents

CHICAGO (CBS) — The COVID-19 vaccine system was not set up with the elderly in mind. That’s the message a River Forest man has for Walgreens … Continue reading

Vincent Richardson, Who Fooled CPD And Worked Full-Duty Shift When He Was 14, Has Been Charged With Impersonating Police Officer Again

CHICAGO (CBS) — Vincent Richardson is now a 12-year veteran fake cop. He made national headlines impersonating a police officer when he was 14 – … Continue reading

‘It works’: CDC offers new findings on double mask use for stopping COVID transmission

U.S. government researchers found that two masks are better than one in slowing coronavirus spread, but health officials stopped short of recommending that everyone double … Continue reading

U.S. Post Office Blamed Short Staffing For Problems With Mail In Chicago, But One Man Says He Looked For Job Hoping To Help And Found Nothing

CHICAGO (CBS) — We have been reporting on mail problems for months, and we are still getting bombarded with emails and calls from people saying … Continue reading