Former Opponent Fioretti Endorses EmanuelMayor Rahm Emanuel received a last minute endorsement from one of his most outspoken critics and one-time opponent, Alderman Bob Fioretti.
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.
Poll Shows Emanuel Close To Majority Needed To Avoid RunoffCBS 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.
Fioretti, Garcia Campaigns Spar Over Leaked Debate QuestionsJust 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.
Mayoral Candidates State Their Case At Women’s ForumMore 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.
Ditka Weighs In On Mayoral Election, John FoxMike 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.
Emanuel Takes Campaign Pitch Directly To Voters, Avoids Questions From MediaIn 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.
Chicago Cop Frederick Collins Wins Top Spot On Chicago Mayoral BallotThe lottery to determine the order of the candidates for Chicago’s mayoral election in February was held Wednesday at the Chicago Board of Elections.
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.
Alderman Questions CPS Decision To Spend Millions On Office FurnitureLess 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.
Man Recovering After Being Attacked By Five Pit BullsA 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.