Alvarez Says She Has "No Intentions Of Resigning"Amid mounting pressure for her to resign, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is standing firm in her defense of how her office handled the Laquan McDonald case, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Budget Impasse Puts Secretary of State’s Handicap Placards Sting On HoldIt's become the latest victim of the budget stalemate. The Illinois secretary of state's office says it will not be conducting its annual holiday handicapped placard sting because the money isn't there.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan Calls For Federal Investigation Of Chicago Police DepartmentThe state's top lawyer is joining the voices calling for a federal investigation into the Chicago Police Department's handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
McCarthy’s Firing No Surprise To Many Calling For His OusterCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports many of them aren't surprised by it and say they knew it was just a matter of time.
McCarthy's Ouster Not Quieting ProtestsThe firing of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy hasn’t caused the protests over police misconduct to go away, reports WBBM’s Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Interim Police Supt. John Escalante A 29-Year CPD VeteranJohn Escalante was elevated by Rahm Emanuel to temporarily take over for the ousted Police Supt. Garry McCarthy. He 51 and a 29-year veteran of the force.
Volunteering Another Way To Give Back On Giving TuesdayToday is Giving Tuesday but what if you don't have the money to donate this holiday? There's another way to give back.
CPS Proposes School Consolidations, Closings In Action Plan For Next School Year Chicago Public Schools released its school action plan for the 2015-16 school year Tuesday afternoon.
Mother Of Ronald Johnson, Killed By Police In 2014, Wants Dashcam Video ReleasedThe family of a young black man shot and killed by Chicago police in October 2014 has repeated their demand that the city release dashboard camera video of the shooting, a week after authorities released video of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Emanuel Fires McCarthy As Chicago Police SuperintendentMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is out as the city's top cop, as the mayor seeks to rebuild public trust in the Police Department.
Chicago Youth Help Launch "Chicago Wears Condoms" CampaignPublic health officials in Chicago have teamed up with high school and college students to launch an ad campaign to encourage people to practice safe sex; and, to that end, they passed out free condoms on Tuesday.
Mild December Weather Expected For The MidwestVery mild conditions are expected to dominate across the Midwest this month, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service.