Alderman Bob Fioretti

Mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti outlines his public safety policies ahead of the February election. (Credit: WBBM/Craig Dellimore)

Former Opponent Fioretti Endorses Emanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel received a last minute endorsement from one of his most outspoken critics and one-time opponent, Alderman Bob Fioretti.

03/29/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, William "Dock" Walls, Willie Wilson, Bob Fioretti, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Mayoral Candidates Making Final Weekend Push Ahead Of Election

Three of the men who want to be the next mayor of Chicago made a case today for why they should get Chicagoans’ votes on this final weekend before Election Day, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

02/21/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, William "Dock" Walls, Willie Wilson, Bob Fioretti, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Poll Shows Emanuel Close To Majority Needed To Avoid Runoff

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports while the mayor is sprinting for the magic number of 50 plus one needed to avoid a runoff election, one of his challengers appears to be separating himself from the others.

02/16/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, William "Dock" Walls, Willie Wilson, Bob Fioretti, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Fioretti, Garcia Campaigns Spar Over Leaked Debate Questions

Just ahead of Wednesday’s televised debate, campaign officials with two of Chicago’s mayoral candidates are arguing about a clandestine leak of information about another debate Thursday, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

02/04/2015

Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia at the Chicago Women Take Action forum. (Credit: Mariam Sobh)

Mayoral Candidates State Their Case At Women’s Forum

More than 300 women packed the sanctuary at the Chicago Temple in the Loop. They were there to hear the candidates speak on everything from human trafficking to what a candidate would do with the Chicago Board of Education if they were elected.

01/24/2015

Mike Ditka endorsing Alderman Bob Fioretti for mayor of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Ditka Weighs In On Mayoral Election, John Fox

Mike Ditka is weighing in on Jay Cutler, the new coach of the Bears, football concussions and kids, and even Chicago politics. He talked with reporters, including CBS 2’s Mike Parker.

01/20/2015

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Emanuel Takes Campaign Pitch Directly To Voters, Avoids Questions From Media

In the race for mayor Monday, it was the tale of two types of campaigns with two sets of rules: one for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and one for everyone else, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.

12/15/2014

Chicago Mayoral candidate Frederick Collins. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Cop Frederick Collins Wins Top Spot On Chicago Mayoral Ballot

The lottery to determine the order of the candidates for Chicago’s mayoral election in February was held Wednesday at the Chicago Board of Elections.

12/03/2014

A Chicago ambulance (CBS)

Aldermen Call For Investigation Into Apparent Ambulance Shortage

A CBS 2 and Better Government Association investigation is getting results as alderman are calling for an investigation and hearings into potentially life threatening ambulance shortages in the city of Chicago.

04/02/2014

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Alderman Questions CPS Decision To Spend Millions On Office Furniture

Less than a year after CPS closed dozens of schools and laid off thousands of employees, it’s getting ready to spend millions on an office move.

03/25/2014

Shawn Taylor says five pit bulls broke free from this fence and attacked his stepson Nikita Hampton right on the sidewalk outside of a laundromat at Kedzie and Roosevelt. (Credit: CBS)

Man Recovering After Being Attacked By Five Pit Bulls

A Chicago man is recovering after a vicious attack by five pit bulls. As CBS 2’s Dave Davini explains it all happened in broad daylight this weekend and may have been prevented.

09/01/2013