August 8, 2022


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Illinois High School Association Announces 2021 Sports Schedule; Some Can Begin Practice ImmediatelyHigh school sports are coming back in Illinois, and some are starting as soon as possible. All 24 sports will get some play this year, and spring sports will get a full season.

CPS, Teachers Union Continue Negotiations As Students Wait To Hear If They Have Another Day Of Remote LearningCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports thousands of CPS families are waiting for word on whether their kids will have remote learning Thursday.

2 People Shot Outside Orland Park DaycareTwo people were shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon while they were driving near a daycare in Orland Park. CBS 2’s Tara Molina reports.

Four Children, One Adult Die In Morning House Fire In Des PlainesCBS 2’s Steven Graves reports the four children and one adult, all members of one family, were found on the second floor of the two-story residence.

Walgreens Taps Starbucks Roz Brewer As Its New CEO, Only Black Woman Leading Fortune 500 CompanyWalgreens has tapped Starbucks executive Roz Brewer as its new CEO, which will make her the only Black woman leading a Fortune 500 company. Katie Johnston reports.

Chicago Heights Public Library Board Meeting: FBI AnnouncementThe FBI is getting involved in an investigation into claims of questionable spending at the Chicago Heights Public Library. The move was announced at a library board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.

Fatal House Fire In Des PlainesFive people died in a hosue fire that broke out Wednesday morning in Des Plaines.

Chicago Weather: It Gets Colder On ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a check on the extended forecast.

Over 700,000 COVID Vaccine Doses AdministeredIllinois Governor JB Pritzker and local officials toured a huge new COVID-19 vaccination site at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

3 More Carjackings Reported Overnight In West Town, North Kenwood, EdgewaterThere have been at least 150 carjackings in Chicago now since the beginning of the year.

CPS Teachers Work RemotelyAfter talks continue to stall between the CTU and CPS, teachers for the district were told to work from home.

Man Charged With Living At O’Hare Airport For 3 Months Due In Court WednesdayA man accused of living at O’Hare for almost three months is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. 

3 More Carjackings Reported Overnight In West Town, North Kenwood, EdgewaterThe most recent was reported just  after 10 p.m. in West Town on Washington Street near Peoria Street. A man was delivering food when another man in a silver SUV got out, pushed him to the ground and took off in his car.

Indiana Death Certificate Backlog Is Causing Financial Mess For Grieving FamilyA Northwest Indiana funeral home is waiting on 20 death certificates, but they can’t get them signed because of problems with the state’s brand-new birth and death records system.

Man Stabbed On CTA Red Line Near BerwynAccording to police, a 45-year-old man was riding the train around 10:30 p.m., when another man asked him what time it was.

Snow Day Offers Kids Important Mental Health Break; ‘Sometimes It’s Really Okay To Let Go And Have Fun’CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory looks into the importance of playing hooky every now and then.

Lake Effect Snow LingersCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has the forecast.

City Lawyers Ask For More Time To Respond To Enforcement Action On Chicago Police Consent DecreeThere was more stalling from the City of Chicago on Tuesday when it comes to making changes to how Chicago police execute search warrants.

Chicago Weather: Lake-Effect Snow To PersistCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.

If You Get A 1099-G Form, And You’ve Never Applied For Unemployment, You May Be A Victim Of FraudIf you get a 1099-G form in the mail, but you never applied for unemployment benefits, someone else may have in your name. CBS 2’s Tara Molina reports.

Chicago Man Accused In Scheme To Steal, Sell COVID-19 Relief ChecksA man was indicted on federal charges this week on charges that that he conspired with his U.S. Postal worker brother to sell government stimulus checks that were stolen from the mail.

Video Shows Kyle Rittenhouse And His Mother In Interrogation RoomNewly released-video shows Antioch teen Kyle Rittenhouse being interviewed by police, hours after the 17-year-old is accused of shooting three people during the unrest in Kenosha over the summer. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports.

Teen Arrested In Bucktown Carjacking In Which Man Was ShotChicago Police have said juvenile offenders are largely behind the spike in carjackings lately, and they said Tuesday night that a teen has been arrested in a Bucktown carjacking in which a family’s screams were caught on camera.

Carjackers Target Men Getting Gas In Avalon ParkThe carjackers pulled up in a stolen Mercedes Benz and then ditched it after carjacking a Dodge Durango.