Steven Salaita (Credit: Facebook)

Reports: University Of Illinois Rescinds Job Offer To Professor Over Israel Comments

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has reportedly decided not to hire a controversial professor whose anti-Israel writing has lit up Twitter like gasoline on a fire.


City Hall

Alderman Serves Up Chick-Fil-A Controversy At Lunch

At least one alderman may have gotten a case of political indigestion.


Missouri Congressman Todd Akin (Credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Durbin: Akin’s Comments On Rape Indicate ‘Troubling’ Mindset

Missouri GOP Congressman Todd Akin is apologizing for his controversial comments on rape, after coming under intense fire from both sides of the aisle, including U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, President Barack Obama, and Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Chick-Fil-A Debate A Source Of Heartburn

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is not pleased with Chick-fil-A’s top executive but is even less happy with a member of the Chicago City Council.


Patrick Sandusky, U.S. Olympic Committee Communications Director

USOC: Flap Over China-Made Olympic Uniforms Is ‘Nonsense’

The U.S. Olympic athletes are made in America, but their uniforms are made in China. The revelation sparked controversy Thursday that brought angry reaction from the highest levels of government in the U.S.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Spectators look at “Forever Marilyn,” a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on Friday. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s iconic scene in the 1955 movie “Seven Year Itch.” (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Marilyn Monroe Sculpture Drawing Controversy On Mag Mile

The long-awaited 26-foot sculpture of Marilyn Monroe was unveiled on the Magnificent Mile Friday morning, amid controversy about its risqué appearance.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

College Students (Credit: CBS 2)

Controversy Brewing At City Colleges

A controversy is brewing at Chicago’s City Colleges after a multi-million dollar spending spree, by their new Chancellor, on new administrative hires and consultants and not on students, supplies or scholarships.

CBS 2–03/23/2011