Memorial Commemorates 50 Closed Chicago Public SchoolsA Chicago Public Schools parents' group staged a protest Saturday that looked a lot more like a picnic.
Anti-Violence Agency Director Slow To Pass Out Grants, Critics SayToni 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.
President To Recognize Chicago Program For At-Risk YouthThe 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.
Emanuel Becomes Emotional As He Discusses Challenges Facing Chicago YouthIt happened when CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine asked the mayor about his own experiences growing up in Chicago.