Law Against Blocking Intersections Rarely Enforced In ChicagoRunning red lights, speeding, going straight in turn-only lanes; drivers violate the rules of the road all the time, especially while hurrying to and from work. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory found one law that’s hardly ever enforced, even though drivers routinely violate it.
Man Posing As Forensic Pathologist Dupes Grieving Families; ‘He Sounded Like He Was The Best’When a loved one dies unexpectedly, it leaves family members with lots of questions. Was there foul play? Was it a case of malpractice? To answer those troubling questions, families will pay thousands of dollars to hire an independent forensic pathologist to perform a private autopsy. However, CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman has learned that one man offering such services may never have done the work and wasn’t qualified to do it anyway.
Teen Identified As Mother Of Baby Abandoned In HermosaChicago police have confirmed a 16-year-old girl is the mother of a newborn baby found abandoned on Tuesday in an alley in the Hermosa neighborhood. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 10 PM 5-8-19CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the forecast.
Millington Bridge Closed For Repair For Almost Two YearsThe closure of a bridge in Millington, Illinois, is more than an inconvenience for people in the river town. Those who live and work there says it’s costing them big. And when it will be fixed is still anybody’s guess.
More Babies Are Illegally Abandoned Than Turned Over Through Illinois’ Safe Haven Law In Cook CountyEven with a law on the books to prevent it and dozens of places a baby can be relinquished completely anonymously across the city, it’s more likely babies will be abandoned illegally in Chicago. That’s just what happened to one little boy still at Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Fourth Victim In Waukegan Explosion Identified As Daniel NicklasThe fourth victim in the explosion that destroyed the AB Specialty Silicones plant in Waukegan last Friday has been identified by the company as 24-year-old Daniel Nicklas of Beach Park, Illinois.
Former Chicago Police Officer Corey Deanes Arrested For ‘Inappropriate Physical Contact’ With Three WomenA former Chicago police officer has been arrested on charges he “made inappropriate physical contact” with three women while on duty; hugging two of them and putting his hand in another woman’s pockets without their consent, while flirting with them during three separate encounters in 2017 and 2018.
Addison Russell Returns To Cubs After SuspensionCubs infielder Addison Russell is returning to the field tonight following a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy, the Cubs confirmed Wednesday.