The Chicagoland area is the No. 1 corridor in the nation for the transport of hazardous materials like crude oil, ethanol and other flammable chemicals. And that leaves a lot of people worrying about the worst-case scenario, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Mystery surrounds the reported film project to be filmed in the Windy City with an all-star cast. Some aren’t crazy about the title, which suggests violence.
CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is blasting a preliminary nuclear agreement between Iran, the U.S. and other world powers saying Iran will be allowed to “keep vast capabilities to make nuclear weapons.” […]
In what may be the defining moment of his second term, President Obama signed an executive order allowing millions of illegal immigrants to temporarily stay in the United States.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has been elected to his fourth term, defeating GOP businessman Jim Oberweis.
How long in public office is too long? That’s a key question being asked by Republican Jim Oberweis. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Senator Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis squared off in their only televised debate. WBBM’s Bob Roberts says there was one recurring theme.
Senator Dick Durbin says he is pleased by Walgreens apparent decision to leave its corporate headquarters in Deerfield.
Politicians trying to raise the minimum wage say they’ve done their part, and now it’s your turn.
Durbin’s visit to an undisclosed shelter follows a hearing on President Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency spending request to deal with the growing border crisis.
Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon of Illinois has died.
Senator Dick Durbin was on the Southwest Side Monday morning to push for what he calls the Patriot Employer Tax Credit, reports WBMM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A request for U.S. air strikes by the Iraqi government was revealed in a hearing chaired by Illinois Senator Dick Durbin.
Even though the former first lady has not said if she will run for president, Chicago supporters on Thursday hosted a huge fundraiser for her called “Ready for Hillary.” CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Kirk says it endangers military and diplomatic personnel stationed around the world. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
With net neutrality effectively neutered, Internet service providers (ISPs) starting to do as they please and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) attempting to create new rules for broadband Internet, now is a good time to take stock of those who support an open Internet and those who don’t.
Net neutrality is a simple concept: it’s the idea that big companies that provide Internet have to treat all websites as equals. What does this mean for you and me?
If the government doesn’t raise the minimum wage soon, should they instead create a maximum wage for the rich? One writer thinks so…
Republican challenger Bruce Rauner holds an early edge against incumbent Pat Quinn in the race for Illinois governor, according to a poll released on Monday.
Both Candidates in the 2014 Illinois race for governor are building up their political war chests.