Anthony Beale

Spike Lee

Alderman Pans Reported Title Of Spike Lee Film, ‘Chiraq’

Mystery surrounds the reported film project to be filmed in the Windy City with an all-star cast. Some aren’t crazy about the title, which suggests violence.


An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Kelly: Money Didn’t Make The Difference In Election

Some say money bought her the race. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley crunched the numbers on how much each vote cost the candidate.


Robin Kelly won the 2nd Congressional District Primary.

Kelly Wins Dem. Primary For Ex-Rep. Jackson Jr.’s Seat

Former Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., after a truncated campaign season where she got a boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super PAC.


Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

2nd District Candidates Gearing Up For Election Day

There’s one last day of campaigning before Tuesday’s primary for the 2nd Congressional District special election.


Capitol Hill

Washington, Beale Declare Candidacy For 2nd District Seat

Healthcare administrator Joyce Washington and Chicago Alderman Anthony Beale both announced today that they are running for the 2nd District congressional seat.


A 12-year-old girl claimed she was sexually assaulted Thursday in the Roseland neighborhood, police say. (CBS)

Alderman: Roseland Sexual Assault Of 12-Year-Old Girl Did Not Occur

The young female victim told police she had been sexually assaulted by a masked suspect Thursday afternoon in a gangway in the 10700 block of South Calumet Avenue.


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Police Union To Weis: Not So Fast

The stage is set for a confrontation over Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis’ upcoming plan to reallocate police resources from lower-crime districts to those that need more officers.


Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Department Alters Minimum Age Restrictions

The Chicago Police Department has tweaked its plan to raise the minimum application age for police recruits to 25, in the face of opposition from the Fraternal Order of Police and some aldermen.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2010