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10th Annual Winter Brew Festival Moves Outdoors Due To Omicron VariantWinter Brew’s 10th year will be its most unique yet thanks to Omicron, but the show must go on. Morning Insider Marissa Parra got a taste.

The pandemic and other conditions force the city’s homeless to resort to CTA trains to seek shelterFreezing weather, the financial toll of a pandemic, and overcrowded homeless shelters. Homeless advocates say the combination is causing even more turmoil for people struggling with homelessness.

Temperatures drop overnightCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the latest forecast.

Second day of snow leaves Chicagoans scratching and shovelingChicago residents woke up to shovel ahead of their morning commutes on Monday. Viewer Carly Newman has shared a video of Lincoln Park where snow covers the streets… and the cars.

Police search for gunman who killed 8-year-old girl in small villageMayor Lori Lightfoot said Chicago police detectives were following “promising leads” in the search for the person who shot and killed 8-year-old Melissa Ortega in Little Village on Saturday.

CTA Unveils New Phase for Red-Purple BypassCTA trains have been using the red-purple bypass at Belmont for three months now. On Monday, city leaders officially marked the completion of the project, announcing the next big CTA project.

Slippery roads after Monday morning snowfallWith the snow no longer falling, Odigwe said Chicago’s side streets were of concern. The accumulation of snow on the ground causes cars to slide and get stuck.

Snow Conditions Along Chicago Area RoadsCBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports live from Mobile Weather Lab along I-55 where the roads are slick with snow. She said snow was falling, drivers had to slow down.

Warming centers open ahead of Tuesday’s temperature dropThe Chicago warming centers will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Garfield Community Service Center at 10 South Kedzie is open 24 hours a day.

Winter storm in effect for the Monday morning tripCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the latest winter weather updates.

Melissa Ortega, an 8-year-old girl killed in a small town shooting, had just emigrated from MexicoThey sought the American dream, but instead fell victim to the all too common hand of American violence.

Snow causes several vehicles to pile up on KennedyMore than a dozen vehicles were involved in a crash Sunday morning on the outgoing Kennedy Freeway, according to Illinois State Police.

Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisories in effect; Snow is coming for the Monday morning rideCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 10 p.m. forecast for Sunday, January 23, 2022.

Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisories in effect; Snow is coming for the Monday morning rideCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 5:30 p.m. forecast for Sunday, January 23, 2022.

University of Chicago returns to in-person learning on MondayUniversity of Chicago students can resume in-person learning on Monday. Since January 1, overall infections in Chicago have dropped by about 50%. The U of C still requires students to have reminders and wear masks when attending class or participating in activities and sports.

Chicago Weather: Lake Effect Snow Persists, Weekday Colder Temperatures The snow is over for most areas, but Lake Effect may continue for Chicago until noon. High 22.

Rahm Emanuel travels to Japan to become US AmbassadorFormer Mayor Rahm Emanuel bids farewell to Chicago as he travels to Japan to serve as U.S. Ambassador.

What caught my attention: January 23, 2022Here’s what caught Mugo and Robb’s attention this week.

2 men shot and seriously injured in RoselandTwo people are seriously injured after being shot Sunday morning in the Roseland neighborhood.

Chicago Weather: Winter weather advisory issued for Illinois; 1 to 3 inches of snow possibleCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has the 10 p.m. forecast for Saturday, January 22, 2022.

More than 400 concrete trucks pour the foundations of a new 1000m luxury skyscraper designed by Helmut JahnA caravan of concrete mixers was along Michigan Avenue on Saturday as workers laid the foundation for 1000M, a luxury skyscraper designed by the late architect Helmuit Jahn.

Chicago Park District hosts Polar Adventure Days on the North IslandIt’s a chance to connect with nature and wildlife in Chicago: Park District Polar Adventure Days returns to the North Island.

Northwestern Medicine study gives clues to how long COVID-19 symptoms can persistA new study from Northwestern Medicine gives more clues about how long symptoms of COVID-19 may persist.


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