Woman Traveled 300 Miles From Illinois To Detroit To Vote“I wanted to make sure my vote counted,” Mildred Madison said. So the 94-year-old woman from Michigan traveled a long way to do just that. Her son and daughter drove her nearly 300 miles from the Chicago area to Detroit so she could cast her ballot in the upcoming election.
Lawyer Danny Greenberg On “The Trial Of The Chicago 7”The lawyer talks with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith about his new Simon & Schuster book featuring the official transcript from the trial involving eight anti-Vietnam activists who were arrested for conspiring to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
Preckwinkle’s 2021 Budget Plan Avoids Tax Hikes, Counts On Extra Money From Online Sales Taxes, Marijuana, And Sports BettingPreckwinkle’s spending plan for next year relies on a mix of staffing reductions, increased revenue from existing tax streams, and drawing down on reserve funds.
2 Suburban Dads Go All Out With Their Halloween DisplaysAs CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reported Thursday, the pandemic has allowed them to take dad duties to the max.
Career Coach: New LinkedIn FeaturesThrough this job crisis CBS 2 is Working For Chicago by working with a career coach every week to bring you advice about looking for and landing a job.
City Of Chicago Turns Out To Own Stretch Of Vacant Lots That Avalon Park Neighbors Say Are DangerousNot only did the city fail to clean the lots up despite repeated complaints, over the years, but they initially wouldn’t tell CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas who owns the properties.
3 Men Break In Custody After Breaking Into Pillars Store On Near West Side, Stealing MerchandiseThree men broke into a Pillars store on the Near West Side early Thursday morning.
University Of Chicago’s Booth School Of Business Going Remote After Students Attend Party, Test Positive For COVID-19The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business has shifted to online-only classes for at least the next two weeks, after a group tested positive for COVID-19.
Cool Down In EffectCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the forecast.
Chicago Weather: Get Ready For A ChillCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020.
Chicago International Film Festival Switches To Drive-In FormatThere was no walking the red carpet this year, but the Chicago International Film Festival was still a go. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports.
Could Unemployment Fraud Affect Your Credit Score?Dealing with unemployment fraud is already a major headache, but having that fraud possibly affect your credit score? CBS 2’s Tara Molina reports we’re hearing from people who said that is what they’re dealing with.
U Of C’s Booth School Of Business Going Remote After COVID-19 CasesMore than 100 students attended an off-campus party and some of them contracted COVID-19. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports.
Homeless Landlord Gets Her Home BackA young mother and her daughter who had to sleep in their car because the eviction moratorium prevented them from sleeping in their own home. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker got results for them, and discovered what it takes actually to evict a tenant.
City Lawyers Want Michael LaPorta To Testify About ShootingHe’s been in a wheelchair for nearly a decade after being shot in the head by a now suspended Chicago police officer, but the City of Chicago has spent that time and millions in taxpayer dollars fighting to disprove that. Now the city wants his help proving the officer did in fact pull the trigger and lied about it for years.
Indiana’s State Health Director Dr. Kristina Box Tests Positive For COVID-19Indiana’s health director, Dr. Kristina Box, says she and two of her family members have tested positive for COVID-19. Gov. Eric Holcomb will be tested this afternoon.
94-Year-Old Travels 300 Miles To VoteNothing, not even hundreds of miles could stop 94-year-old Mildred Madison from voting this year. The Michigan woman is currently living in the Chicago area to care for her sister.
U Of C’s Booth School Of Business Going Remote Due To COVID-19The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business has shifted to online-only classes for the next two weeks, after a group tested positive for COVID-19. Those students also must quarantine for two weeks.
A Look At A Chicago 7 Trial Juror’s JournalThe unrest of 1968 and its aftermath is the subject of a new Netflix movie, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” much of which was shot in the city. CBS 2’s Jim Williams has the story of the real-life Chicagoan who documented the courtroom drama at the heart of the film.
Voters Frustrated With Long Lines And Technical Issues On First Day Of Early Voting In ChicagoLong lines of voters formed at 50 polling sites that opened in Chicago Wednesday, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing.
What Patrick Kelly Is Costing Chicago TaxpayersCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini has been digging into Officer Patrick Kelly for most of the last decade. Kelly has cost taxpayers millions and this is not the only case against him and he’s still on the force. Savini reports the Patrick Kelly case is a perfect example of why it is so hard to fire a police officer in the city of Chicago.
Fire At Ottawa Recycling Center Causes Clouds Of Black SmokeA recycling plant caught fire in southwest suburban Ottawa Wednesday, sending clouds of black smoke far above.
Chicago Weather: Some Clouds For ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast.
CPD Officers Receive Suspensions In Connection To Eddie Johnson IncidentCBS 2’s Chris Tye reports several CPD officers received suspensions after their involvement in finding ex-police superintendent Eddie Johnson slumped over in his city vehicle.