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A cockroach crawls on the wall of the City Council Chambers as the city department head responsible for pest control was testifying at a budget hearing on Thursday. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Roach Scurries Around City Council Chamber As Pest Control Boss Testifies

A top Emanuel administration official was embarrassed Thursday when a rather large bug showed up while he was testifying at a Budget Committee hearing.

10/23/2014

Supporters of Dyett High School in Washington Park stage a sit-in at City Hall to protest the school's closing. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Dyett High School Supporters Arrested After Staging City Hall Sit-In

Nearly a dozen demonstrators were arrested at City Hall late Tuesday night, after staging a sit-in for several hours to protest the looming closure of Dyett High School.

09/24/2014

Chicago vehicle sticker (Credit: Chicago City Clerk)

Deadline Here For Chicago Vehicle Stickers

If you haven’t purchased a city vehicle sticker yet, you’d better get to City Hall this afternoon, or face up to $260 in late fees and fines starting Wednesday.

07/15/2014

Ireland President Michael Higgins (right) speaks to reporters after visiting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel at City Hall on Friday. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/CBS)

Irish President Visits City Hall, Talks Immigration With Mayor

The President of Ireland stopped by City Hall to exchange pleasantries and some frank talk with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

05/09/2014

Chicago police officers and firefighters are presented with the city's top awards for bravery at an annual ceremony at City Hall. (Credit: CBS)

Firefighters, Police Officers Receive City’s Top Awards For Bravery

The city’s Carter Harrison Award was presented to Police Officers Jeffrey Friedlieb and Ruben Del Valle, who shot and pursued a drug suspect, after he shot them.

10/08/2013

Protesters are arrested at City Hall on Monday. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM Newsradio)

School Protesters Arrested At City Hall

More than a dozen people protesting the plans to close more than 50 Chicago public schools were arrested on Monday at City Hall.

05/20/2013

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

Inspector General Slams Record Keeping For Red Light Cameras

The city’s Inspector General said Tuesday that an audit of the red light camera program cannot back up City Hall claims that the cameras have been placed at Chicago’s most dangerous intersections.

05/14/2013

(Credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

City Hall Workshop Helps Entrepreneurs Boost Business With Twitter

The “Twitter for the Technologically Challenged” workshop at City Hall showed Mark Gray how he can better showcase electricity-saving products from his energy-auditing business.

WBBM Newsradio–04/12/2013

Parents of public school students gather outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office at City Hall, to urge him to walk the same routes their kids will have to walk if dozens of schools are closed, and kids are sent to unfamiliar schools. The parents say those routes often pose a danger of gang violence. (Credit: CBS)

Parents Want Mayor To ‘Walk The Walk’ On School Closings, And Take Same Routes As Kids

Parents opposed to the Emanuel administration’s plans to close dozens of public schools urged the mayor to walk the same routes they and their children would have to take to get to new schools, routes they claim often pose a danger of gang violence.

WBBM Newsradio–04/02/2013

Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs, City Hall Meet On Wrigley Field Renovations

Staff from the mayor’s office and executives with the Chicago Cubs held a meeting Monday on plans to renovate Wrigley Field. There was no deal announced by the negotiators.

04/01/2013

Chicago Police made arrested protestors staging a sit-down protest on LaSalle Street.

Police Detain 127 Protesters After Sit-In At Rally Opposing School Closings

Protesters filled Daley Plaza, marched through the Loop and rallied again in front of School board headquarters to protest the board’s plan to close 53 schools on Wednesday. More than 100 of those protesters were detained and ticketed after staging a sit-in outside City Hall.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2013

Chicago Public Schools students rally outside City Hall to protest plans to close 53 schools and 61 buildings at the end of the school year. (Credit: CBS)

Students March From CPS Offices To City Hall To Protest School Closings

Students from Chicago Public Schools slated to close at the end of the school year and other opponents of school closings rallied in the Loop on Monday to voice their outrage over plans to close or consolidate 53 schools and 61 buildings.

03/25/2013

City Hall

Aldermen Form Caucus To Push For Reform Agenda

Several members of the Chicago City Council said Tuesday they’ll be speaking out and pushing hard to reform City Hall, which could put them at odds with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and some of their colleagues.

WBBM Newsradio–03/12/2013

City Hall

City: 44 Percent Of Immigration Service Providers Committing Fraud

Adolfo Hernandez, director of the Mayor’s Office of New Americans, said some notarios were found to be charging exorbitant prices, providing unauthorized legal advice, and promising impossible results – such as telling clients they can be put at the top of a list to gain citizenship.

03/08/2013

City Hall

City Hall Offers Streamlined Process For Business Startups

After years of complaints, Chicago City Hall is now making it easier to start a small business. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/07/2013

City Hall

$12 Million Renovation Planned For Chicago’s City Hall

A $12 million renovation plan is in the works for Chicago’s century-old City Hall.

12/06/2012

New Citizens Sworn In At City Hall

Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomes new 50 new citizens

11/27/2012

Union workers gather outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office at City Hall on Nov. 9, 2012, to protest a move to replace union custodians at O'Hare International Airport with non-union workers, under a new contract with a different custodial firm. (Credit: CBS)

O’Hare Janitors Stage City Hall Protest Against Change In Contractors

Union workers descended on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall on Friday, protesting the move to change companies handling janitorial services at O’Hare International Airport.

11/09/2012

City Hall

School Closing Protesters Arrested At City Hall

Ten people who were arrested Friday night after camping outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Fifth Floor office in City Hall, to call attention to school closings, were released Saturday morning.

11/03/2012

This is a photo of Anthony Rosalia's shoe after the boy's foot became caught in a Midway Airport escalator. (Marty Dolan)

City Settles With Family Of Boy Whose Foot Was Mangled In Airport Escalator

The negligence lawsuit was settled for $600,000, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

11/01/2012

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