Durbin: U.S. Can Do More For Syrian RefugeesThe U.S. is on pace to take in 1,500 Syrian refugees by the end of the month. President Obama just announced that will increase to at least 10,000 in the next fiscal year.
Durbin: I Could Be Victim, Too, Of Federal Computer BreachSome 4 million current and former federal workers are at risk, following a massive security breach of government computers blamed on China. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
2 Investigators: Will Disaster Strike Before Rail-Car Upgrades?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.
Alderman Pans Reported Title Of Spike Lee Film, 'Chiraq'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.
In Illinois, Reaction To Iran Nuke Deal Falls Along Party Lines
Local Politicians Rally In Support Of Obama's Immigration PolicyIn 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.
Dick Durbin Wins Fourth Term, Defeating Jim OberweisU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has been elected to his fourth term, defeating GOP businessman Jim Oberweis.
U.S. Senate Race: Oberweis Trying To Paint Durbin As 'Career Politician'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.
Durbin, Oberweis Square Off In Only Televised Debate 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.
Durbin Pleased By Reports Of Walgreens Staying In The U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says he is pleased by Walgreens apparent decision to leave its corporate headquarters in Deerfield.
Politicians, Activists Hold Rally On Minimum Wage ReferendumPoliticians trying to raise the minimum wage say they've done their part, and now it's your turn.
Durbin Tours Shelter Where Border Kids Are Being HousedDurbin’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.