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Memorial Commemorates 50 Closed Chicago Public Schools

A Chicago Public Schools parents’ group staged a protest Saturday that looked a lot more like a picnic.

05/24/2014

Chicago police on the scene of a fatal shooting Friday in the 6600 block of South Honore. (CBS)

Anti-Violence Agency Director Slow To Pass Out Grants, Critics Say

Toni Irving is a PhD in English and literature who oversaw the now-dissolved Illinois Violence Prevention Authority and then got a raise from $119,000 to $250,000 a year. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

05/08/2014

President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

President To Recognize Chicago Program For At-Risk Youth

The Youth Guidance Becoming a Man, or BAM, program first hit CBS 2’s radar screen when a University of Chicago Crime Lab study showed a 44 percent reduction in violent-crime arrests among its participants. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

02/26/2014

Mayor Emanuel on Thursday appears at a news conference to publicize Becoming a Man, a mentoring project. (CBS)

Emanuel Becomes Emotional As He Discusses Challenges Facing Chicago Youth

It happened when CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine asked the mayor about his own experiences growing up in Chicago.

02/07/2013