3 Years After Robbers Left Supermarket Owner In His Trunk To Die, Family Still Awaiting Arrests, Closure – CBS Chicago

3 Years After Robbers Left Supermarket Owner In His Trunk To Die, Family Still Awaiting Arrests, Closure – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – He was a grocer loved by his neighbors in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, but almost three years ago investigators say he was followed home to Will County, tied up in his own trunk, robbed, and then died trying to save his wife. Three years have passed without anyone facing charges. … Read more

Chicago Public Schools Ending Mask Mandate Next Week; Teachers’ Union Calls Move A ‘Clear Violation’ Of COVID-19 Safety Agreement

Chicago Public Schools Ending Mask Mandate Next Week;  Teachers’ Union Calls Move A ‘Clear Violation’ Of COVID-19 Safety Agreement

CHICAGO (CBS) – Chicago Public Schools will lift the mask mandate for all students and staff next week, shifting to a mask optional plan beginning March 14, a move the Chicago Teachers Union called a “clear violation” of the district’s COVID-19 safety agreement with the union, which requires masks in schools through late August. CPS … Read more

Kailo Harris-Caldwell, 24, Charged With Attempted Murder Of Two CPD Officers – CBS Chicago

Kailo Harris-Caldwell, 24, Charged With Attempted Murder Of Two CPD Officers – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – A man has been charged in the shootings of two Chicago Police officers outside a West Side hotdog stand Friday. Kailo Harris-Caldwell, 24, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, among other things. READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Wintry Mix Moves In Overnight To Affect Monday Morning Commute Police say just … Read more

Jones College Prep Local School Council Students Say They Were Blindsided By Accusations Against Principal – CBS Chicago

Jones College Prep Local School Council Students Say They Were Blindsided By Accusations Against Principal – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Members of the Jones College Prep Local School Council sent a letter to district CEO Petro Martinez outlining concerns with the principal leadership, and now three student members of the LSC are speaking out. Members of the council have raised red flags about school finances and about student concerns being ignored – … Read more

Custom Ukrainian Flag Raised On 200-Foot Flagpole In Chicago – CBS Chicago

Custom Ukrainian Flag Raised On 200-Foot Flagpole In Chicago – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Ukrainian groups in Chicago raised a huge custom made Ukrainian flag high above Chicago’s Near West Side. Real estate developer Sterling Bay says it is the largest Ukrainian flag in the United States. READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Wintry Mix Moves In Overnight To Affect Monday Morning Commute It now sits atop … Read more

Chicago Polar Plunge Raises Funds For Special Olympics Chicago – CBS Chicago

Chicago Polar Plunge Raises Funds For Special Olympics Chicago – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Accompanied by the Shannon Rovers, some hearty souls took the Chicago Polar Plunge at North Avenue Beach Sunday morning. The plunge raises money and awareness for the Special Olympics Chicago and Special Children’s charities. READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Wintry Mix Moves In Overnight To Affect Monday Morning Commute About 4,000 people … Read more

Thousands March Through Chicago In Support Of Ukraine – CBS Chicago

Thousands March Through Chicago In Support Of Ukraine – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Thousands of people converged on Chicago’s Loop for a second weekend in a row in a massive show of support for Ukraine as the war with Russia continues. A massive Ukrainian flag covered Daley Plaza Sunday afternoon as demonstrators called on NATO to close the sky over Ukraine. In that crowd, CBS … Read more

Wintry Mix Moves In Overnight To Affect Monday Morning Commute – CBS Chicago

Wintry Mix Moves In Overnight To Affect Monday Morning Commute – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – A wintry mix will move into the Chicago area overnight Sunday and bring a light accumulation for Monday morning. Impacts should be minimal, but it will affect the morning commute. Sunday night brings in that wintry mix including rain, sleet, snow and freezing rain. All will be light and eventual change mostly … Read more

Severe Thunderstorms, Isolated Tornadoes Possible – CBS Chicago

Severe Thunderstorms, Isolated Tornadoes Possible – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Storms moving out of Iowa where there was a tornado outbreak Saturday night are significant. Severe thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes are possible in the Chicago area. A severe thunderstorm warning has also been issued until midnight for Cook, DuPage, Kankakee, Grundy, Kendall, and Will counties in Illinois and Lake County in Indiana. … Read more

Painful Prices At The Pump As The War In Ukraine Continues – CBS Chicago

Painful Prices At The Pump As The War In Ukraine Continues – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – There is no relief in sight for rising gas prices. The average price for a gallon of gas shot up again Saturday in the Chicago area. The prices – $ 4.39 for regular and $ 5.19 for premium at one South Loop station – have some people in Chicago second guessing filling … Read more