Kurt Summers Won't Run For Governor, Backs J.B. PritzkerChicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers has decided not to run for governor, and is throwing his support behind fellow Democrat J.B. Pritzker.
Obama To Return To Chicago For First Post-White House SpeechIn his first speech and first visit to Chicago since leaving office, former President Obama will speak Monday at the University of Chicago.
Inspector General Says Aldermen's Menu Program Shortchanges CityIG Joseph Ferguson said the Chicago Department of Transportation should have an overall plan to address the city’s infrastructure needs
Mayor Emanuel Calls United Incident "Unacceptable" And "Wrong"Mayor Emanuel condemned Monday the manhandling of the United passenger by the city's Aviation Police, but he's declining to say yet what will happen next with the Aviation Police Department.
Chicago Alderman: Airport Security Officers Need To GoRay Lopez makes the suggestion in the wake of last weekend's fiasco in which a paying United passenger was dragged off a plane. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
Prosecutor Defends Decision That Let 5 Alleged Parole Violators WalkCharges wouldn't have stuck against these parole violators, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx tells CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley.
Dems Kennedy, Pritzker Court Union Members During Wage DemonstrationBut which Illinois gubernatorial candidate is more deserving of the union label? CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
J.B. Pritzker Officially Announces His Run For Illinois GovernorDemocrat J.B. Pritzker threw his hat into the ring on Thursday and his entrance may have further raised the stakes on what it costs to win an election.
Spicer: "No Question" Trump Would Pull Funds Over Sanctuary StatusWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that Chicago can’t expect to continue receiving funding from the Justice Department to fight crime if it maintains its status as a so-called “sanctuary city” that shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation attempts.
Democrat Mendoza: Illinois Republican Party 'Creepily Stalking' HerThe latest salvo comes as elected officials are slamming each other over the cost of the state vehicles they are using. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
Mayor Emanuel Plans To Create City ID Cards To Protect Undocumented ImmigrantsMayor Emanuel is upping the ante in his battle with the Trump Administration over illegal immigration.
Mendoza: Gov. Rauner Lies About Having Balanced BudgetThe state comptroller said his proposal is $700 billion out of balance and that the constitution requires him to propose a level budget.