CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Deb Mell

Deb Mell is sworn in as alderman of Chicago's 33rd Ward on July 24, 2013, as her wife Christin Baker holds a Bible for her oath of office. (Credit: CBS)

Deb Mell Announces Her Divorce On Twitter

Ald. Deb Mell announced on Twitter that she is getting a divorce.

07/03/2014

Aaron Goldstein is running for Illinois state representative. (CBS)

Blagojevich Attorney Makes Bid For Deb Mell’s Old House Seat

Followers of the Rod Blagojevich saga would recognize the name and face. Now, Aaron Goldstein, the convicted ex-governor’s defense attorney, wants to make the jump from law into politics.

09/03/2013

State Rep. Deb Mell (Source: Facebook)

Lawmaker Deb Mell Frontrunner To Succeed Her Father As Alderman

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine says it’s no surprise that Deb Mell is the frontrunner of 12 candidates.

07/12/2013

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, at left, and his father-in-law, Ald. Dick Mell (33rd), at Blagojevich's 2003 inauguration. (CBS File Photo)

Ald. Mell Denies Report He Is Stepping Down

Longtime alderman Dick Mell is planning to retire and wants his daughter to succeed him, according to a published report.

01/04/2013

State Rep. Deb Mell lives near an uncompleted building project. (CBS)

High-Rise Eyesores Have Residents Seeing Red

The staggering economy has created scores of abandoned commercial housing developments across Chicago. Should they be torn down when years go by and they become eyesores?

02/03/2012

Deborah Mell

State Rep. Mell Marries Partner In Iowa

The openly lesbian Illinois State Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago) has gotten married to her partner in Iowa.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011