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.
Some Local Democrats Support Clinton After Pneumonia Diagnosis RevealedDemocrats lauded Hillary Clinton for refusing to sit out even though she was sick.
New York Times Released Murder Rate Study, Chicago Does Not Top ListThe New York Times wrote Friday a headline about murder rates in larger cities, to one’s surprise Chicago was nowhere near the top.
Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Pitches Green Party 'New Deal' To ChicagoansCBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley caught up with Stein, a Highland Park native, as she courted voters on Chicago’s West Side.