Tribune Passes On Trump, Endorses Libertarian Presidential CandidateThe iconic Chicago newspaper has been known for backing Republican candidates for the White House.
Hillary Clinton Seeks Big Bucks At Chicago FundraisersThe Democratic presidential nominee was making at least two appearances aimed at raking in some big bucks, a day after Republican Donald Trump was in the area.
Donald Trump Greeted By Cheers And Jeers During Chicago-Area VisitDonald Trump made two Chicago-area stops today, greeted by both admiring supporters and hectoring protesters.
Did The First Presidential Debate Change Any Minds?Did the first Clinton-Trump debate change any minds?
Emanuel Touts Teen Mentoring, A Major Prong Of His Anti-Crime StrategyCritics have issues with the wider proposal to reverse violence in Chicago. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
City Hiring Hundreds New Cops Signals Political ReversalHe insisted the cost of new cops will be covered in the 2017 budget, without new taxes.
McCarthy: Criminals Are The Problem Causing Chicago Violence, Not CopsFormer Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says police do make mistakes, but the focus on police wrongdoing is hampering their ability to fight crime.
London's Mayor Is Fast Friends With Rahm EmanuelThe first Muslim mayor of London and the first Jewish mayor of Chicago have found a bond that transcends business. CBS 2 Political Editor Derrick Blakley reports.
U Of C Breaks Ground On Trauma Center Activists Have Long DemandedAfter years of protest, the University of Chicago listened. A grieving mother is grateful. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Sen. Mark Kirk’s Surgeon Released Status On Recovery After StrokeSenator Mark Kirk’s surgeon released Wednesday a letter to the media in regards to Sen. Kirk’s recovery since his 2012 stroke.
Aldermen Approve Water And Sewer Tax Hike To Fund PensionsWith no debate, Chicago aldermen on Wednesday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to raise water and sewer taxes by nearly 30 percent to help shore up the city’s largest pension fund.
New Police Oversite Agency Needs Own Attorneys, Mandated Budget, Aldermen SayCritics point out there's no provision for COPA, that will enable it to hire its own, outside lawyers, which would force them to use city attorneys.