A commotion erupted in the Loop this morning, when a ComEd vault began spewing smoke and caused power outages.
Chicago City Clerk Susanna Mendoza wants her staff removed from the basement of City Hall, due to a persistent problem with cockroaches.
City Hall has laid off 80 full time traffic aides, as part of the budget cutbacks that Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced back in May.
Labor unions representing city workers on Tuesday will announce cost-cutting suggestings that take aim at managers. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has an early look.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised sweeping ethics reforms during his campaign, and now he has rolled out a new round.
More serious charges have been lodged against a man who allegedly yelled a profanity targeting Mayor Richard M. Daley as he was leaving City Hall for the last time Friday, May 13, police said.
It was a day of firsts at City Hall, including the first face-to-face meeting between the new mayor and his arch aldermanic rival on the floor of the city council chambers.
Newly sworn Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel opens his office for a meet-and-greet with city residents. CBS 2’s Jim Williams talked with some who attended the open house.
A Chicago Police officer was “grazed’’ by a CTA bus while chasing a man who allegedly yelled a profanity targeting Mayor Richard M. Daley as he was leaving City Hall office for the last time Friday afternoon in the Loop.
Chicago’s longest-serving mayor left City Hall with great fanfare Friday and gave his city the thumbs-up sign as he was driven away.
Thousands of Chicagoans lined up to say farewell and get a photo with retiring Mayor Richard Daley. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 22 years in office end in just one week, and today, he is thanking Chicagoans for their support with an open house at City Hall.
Plans are coming together for the inauguration of Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel, including a free public concert by the band Chicago.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he’s looking for partners in tomorrow’s aldermanic runoff elections, candidates who share his views of reform of city government.
Several Chicago area landmarks will go dark Saturday night for at least an hour as Illinois takes part in Earth Hour.
The Chicago Park District will be taking over control of the Taste of Chicago this summer and four other popular summer fests — the Country Music Festival, the Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival, the Gospel Music Festival and Celtic Fest Chicago — will be merged into the Taste.
Hot food trucks, where food is prepared in the vehicle and sold on the street, are becoming an increasingly popular option, but an ordinance to allow them on the streets of Chicago has been placed on the back burner.
Some Chicago aldermen are getting coal in their stockings today.
There is fear and frustration in Naperville as the city plans big cuts in the local police department. On Tuesday night, hundreds of supporters joined officers on the street in protest. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
A group of aldermen and other civic leaders plan to rededicate a bronze plaque at City Hall, which was sculpted nearly 100 years ago by celebrated artist Lorado Taft.