Mayor Emanuel Quells Revolt Over Crime-Fighting Spending Mayor Emanuel nimbly snuffed out an aldermanic revolt over his spending priorities, almost as soon as it began.
Aldermen In High-Crime Wards Defy Emanuel Over Use Of Surplus MoneyMayor Emanuel wants to plant trees and upgrade parks. But some aldermen insist that cash must go to fighting crime.
25 Immigrants Are Now American CitizensThey came to America from 15 different nations, but 25 immigrants are now American citizens.
Arne Duncan Says STEM Programs Could Be Game-Changer For ChicagoChicago Vocational students like freshman Makiya Wright once viewed science and math like castor oil. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Rauner Offers Tax-Hike Guidance To End Illinois Budget StalemateGov. Bruce Rauner gave more specifics Wednesday on what steps he'd accept to end the state's nearly two-year budget stalemate, telling lawmakers he's open to raising taxes on services such as car repairs or haircuts but not on food, medicine or retirement income.
Dems And Their Allies Bash Gov. Rauner On Eve Of State Budget AddressOn Valentine's Day, homecare workers and those they care for call Rauner heartless for insisting on reforms that for two years have held up a budget.
Emanuel Presses Trump White House For More Federal ResourcesPublic safety and transportation came up as Chicago's mayor met with presidential aides Monday in Washington. CBS 2 political reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
Report: Trump Travel Ban Attacks Nonexistent Terrorism ProblemA new University of Chicago report says Trump's seven nation travel ban attacks a problem that doesn’t exist.
New Chicago Cops Graduate Amid Scrutiny108 new cops have graduated and are about to hit Chicago streets, and Supt. Johnson has more faith in them than some Cleveland preacher.
Peoria Takes A Hit As Caterpillar Moves Its Headquarters To ChicagoThe Peoria location became an increasing liability for Caterpillar's globe-trotting executives.
Not All Illinois Republicans Back Trump's Travel BanCongressman Adam Kinzinger supported a review of vetting, but criticized the confusion the order caused.
Rauner Questions AG Madigan's Maneuver To Halt State Workers' PayGov. Bruce Rauner told reporters he’s very upset and disappointed that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked a judge to lift a court order allowing state workers to get paid during the protracted ongoing budget stalemate with Democratic lawmakers.