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.
Sean Spicer: 'Sometimes We Can Disagree With The Facts'In his first press briefing, President Trump's Press Secretary defended his claim that record numbers watched the inauguration
Hundreds Of Thousands March On Washington For Women's RightsThe largest march took place in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, surpassing even organizer’s expectations.
At Inauguration, Trump Promises America Will 'Start Winning Again'As part of the peaceful transition of power, once-bitter rivals and fierce critics were in the crowd, including Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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