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.


NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Power And Responsibility Of Roger Goodell

Goodell is only responsible to the dollar, not the human being.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014


Sports Verdict: Who’s The NBA’s Biggest Villain? LeBron James Vs. David Stern

As the feats, and really the legend of LeBron James grows ever larger, he has begun to transcend the game itself, much to the dismay of many fans. Consequently, is he, or Commissioner David Stern, the greatest villain currently in the NBA?


Mayor Rahm Emanuel with new library commissioner Brian Bannon and Linda Johnson Rice, head of Johnson Publications. She is the mayor's choice to replace Jayne Thompson as Library Board chairman. Bannon is replacing longtime commissioner Mary Dempsey. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel Names Tech Expert As New Library Commissioner

In introducing a new team to head up the Chicago Public Library system, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said libraries need to think forward as technology constantly changes.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Chicago Snow Plow

Streets And San All Ready For Snow, Whenever It Comes

City officials want Chicagoans to know they are ready for snow, even if the snow isn’t yet ready to fall.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

Al Sanchez

Convicted Ex-Comm. Slams Lake Shore Drive Response

Convicted former Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez ripped the city’s response on Lake Shore Drive during the blizzard this week.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

Al Sanchez

2 1/2 Years For Former Streets And San Commissioner

Former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez returns to federal court Thursday to be sentenced on his mail fraud conviction.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

At Chicago City Hall Outside The Mayor's Office. (AP Photo)

Cultural Affairs Comm. Weisberg To Step Down

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Lois Weisberg will be stepping down at the end of the month, according to published reports.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Joe Johnson “Meeting” Screams Collusion……

Rarely in sports do I side with the ownership of professional sports teams, but today’s latest revelation practically made the white collar worker in me jump out and scream “for shame!!”  It was reported today […]