Chicago Weather: It’s bitterly cold tonightAlbert Ramon, CBS 2 Chief Meteorologist, takes a look on the forecast.
Little Village Parents Demands New Outlets for Kids Who Suffer in Violent EnvironmentsTuesday saw the laying of memorials in the streets of Little Village to remember victims of gun violence. Parents are furious – especially since Melissa Ortega, an 8-year-old girl, was killed over the weekend. CBS 2’s Sabrina Franza reports.
Wyndham Lthem, an ex-university professor from Northwestern, gets 53 years for murdering his girlfriendWyndham Lthem, a former Northwestern University professor was sentenced Tuesday to 53-years in prison for what prosecutors described as the trill murder of his boyfriend in 2017.
Cook County Sheriff’s data reveal most popular cars targeted by carjackersChicago saw more than 1,800 victims of carjackings last year. But the crisis isn’t just in Chicago. Tara Molina, CBS 2, breaks down data from Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
“There have been many incidents”One-year-old girl was shot with a gun during a carjacking. Steven Graves, CBS 2’s Steven Graves, explains that the carjacking occurred in an area already feared by residents.
Hate Crimes Against Chicago’s Asian Community Concern ResidentsChris Tye of CBS 2 explains that the fear of retribution continues to be so real that some cultural institutions have remained closed in the area for years due to fear.
It’s too early to knowSome call it “stealth Omicron.” Megan Hickey, CBS 2 Investigator, is asking Chicago’s health commissioner and COVID-19 researchers.
New Children’s Book Features Penguin Celebrities from Shedd AquariumJohnny Ford, spokesperson for Shedd Aquarium, said that the books feature two rockhopper penguins named Edward (or Annie) who became viral on social media during the pandemic.
Jim Williams and a longtime friend take a stroll down memory Lane in ChathamCBS 2’s Jim Williams was raised in West Chatham, which is just west of Dan Ryan Expressway. He recently took a walk down memory lane along with a childhood friend, who explained perfectly why they still look fondly back on their neighborhood today.
The New Omicron Subvariant Not Ringing Alarms in Chicago YetResearchers have discovered an Omicron subvariant as the omicron surge reaches its peak. Some call it “stealth Omicron”. Megan Hickey, CBS 2 Investigator, reports.
Another sports fan comes forward after being victimized by a parking scamScammers first extort sports fans to Guaranteed Rate Field, and then they are ticketed by the city. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini has been able to get results. The White Sox have responded to his findings.
Ryan Poles, Chief Executive of Bears, to be named New Bears General managerTwo weeks after firing Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, the Chicago Bears are reportedly close to a deal to hire Ryan Poles, Kansas City Chiefs executive director of player staff, as their new general manger.
University Of Chicago Holding Virtual Safety MeetingThe University of Chicago will host a meeting Tuesday night to discuss how to reduce crime near Hyde Park campus.
Woman Picking Up Uber Passenger Shot On Eisenhower ExpresswayCBS 2’s Meredith Barack reports that shots were fired at Interstate 290 inbound around midnight at Western Avenue.
Chicago Families of Gun Violence Victims Talk Of Their Agony, Call for PeaceFamilies of gun violence victims are speaking out about the devastating effects of shootings long after the shots cease.
Marie Saavedra, CBS2 Anchor, returns to her Evanston RootsMarie Saavedra, an Evanston native, revisits her Evanston roots to reminisce about her grade school days.
81-Year-Old Woman Dies After Avalon Park House FireA house fire Tuesday in Avalon Park claimed the life of an 81 year-old woman.
3 People Killed After a Physical Fight at Rolling Meadow Bar Ends in GunfireThree men were shot late Monday at a Rolling Meadows sports bar in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows.
University Of Chicago Folk Festival Readapts To COVID-19 ShockHow can you keep a 62 year-old folk music festival afloat in the midst of a pandemic?
Metra sets tracks ablaze amid plunging temperaturesMetra is bringing back the fire & ice as the extreme cold settles.
Man Crashes Stolen Car Into Parked Car, Hitting Gas Meter In South LoopChicago police stated that the suspect attempted to drive off near 13th Street and Michigan Avenue but struck a parked car. The car then ran into a gas station.
81-Year-Old Woman Dies After Avalon Park House FireThe flames erupted just before 2 a.m., near Cornell Avenue and 82nd Street.
Black Ice, Frostbite and Risk When Wind Chills Fall Below Zero TuesdayMugo Odigwe of CBS 2 reported live from the weather station, where she saw frozen streets still covered in snow from Monday’s cold weather. She stated that while main streets are paved, there are still dangers for drivers on some side streets.
Wind Chill Below ZeroThe CBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza gives the forecast.