McCarthy Nears Decision On Mayoral BidMore than anything, the fired police superintendent says, it's about his concern over the increased murder rate since his firing.
Commissioner Suggests U.N. Send Troops To Fight 'Quiet Genocide' Of Gun Violence In ChicagoCook County Commissioner Richard Boykin said leaders in Chicago and Cook County have failed to protect many communities from violent crime.
Gov. Rauner Accuses Pritzker Of Working The Tax SystemRauner's latest campaign commercial takes another shot at J.B. Pritzker, claiming he used insider's clout to cut his property taxes.
Gov. Rauner: Assessor Joe Berrios Should QuitRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday called for Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios to resign.
Forrest Claypool Resigns At CPS Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool is resigning after he lied to ethics investigators and other missteps, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Report: School CEO Claypool Covered Up Ethics ViolationAnd CBS 2's Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports that there may soon be calls for Claypool to resign.
Cook County Court Layoffs Blocked, For NowA judge in Lake County has issued a temporary restraining order to block the planned layoff of 161 Cook County court system workers.
Rauner: Pritzker 'Worst Investor On The Planet'Gov. Bruce Rauner accused Democratic candidate J.B. Pritzker of dodging taxes.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives To Challenge Rauner In Republican PrimaryGov. Bruce Rauner officially has a challenger in next year's Republican primary.
Cook County To Vote On $200M In Budget CutsThe Cook County Board will vote Tuesday on $200 million in budget cuts, triggered by the demise of the sweetened beverage tax.
Preckwinkle Blames Dart For Jail Cell Rape, $3.25M SettlementIt happened last May at the Markham courthouse. A 52-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by two men, and sheriff's deputies allowed it to happen.
Police Board President Endorses Chris Kennedy For GovernorChris Kennedy also began airing television ads centering on his personal experience with gun violence. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.

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