City Hall

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley leaves City Hall for the final time Friday. (CBS)

Mayor Daley Bids Farewell To City Hall

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.


Mayor Daley poses for a picture Monday as hundreds of locals filed into his office to say goodbye. (CBS)

Chicagoans Line Up To Say Farewell — Quickly — To Mayor Daley

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

Daley To Host Open House At City Hall

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.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Rahm Emanuel

UPDATED: Emanuel’s Inauguration Festivities Revealed

Plans are coming together for the inauguration of Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel, including a free public concert by the band Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Rahm Emanuel at Save-A-Lot

Emanuel Seeking ‘Partners’ In Aldermanic Runoff Races

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.


Earth Hour 2010

Landmarks To Turn Lights Out For Earth Hour

Several Chicago area landmarks will go dark Saturday night for at least an hour as Illinois takes part in Earth Hour.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2011

Taste Of Chicago

Park District Taking Over Taste, 4 Other Fests Canceled

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.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Hot Food Truck

Hot Food Trucks On Back Burner In Chicago

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.

CBS 2–01/26/2011

Clean Air Sign

Clean Power Advocates Protest At City Hall

Some Chicago aldermen are getting coal in their stockings today.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010

Naperville Police Protest

Hundreds Protest Naperville Police Layoffs

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.

CBS 2–11/16/2010

Lorado Taft Plaque

Historic City Hall Plaque To Be Rededicated

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.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010