A coalition of environmentalists joined Senator Dick Durbin on the shoreline where he called the ferry SS Badger the filthiest ship on Lake Michigan. The coalition wants want tougher environmental controls over its emissions.
As more veterans return from combat without an arm or leg, there’s a push to boost research and care in the field of prosthetics.
Animal rights groups say it’s long overdue and much needed – a bill introduced last week that would close a loophole in the Animal Welfare Act that allows unscrupulous breeders to sell sick, malnourished and mistreated puppies online, completely unregulated.
Immigration was on the minds of leaders from the Polish-American and Ukranian-American communities as they met with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Chicago’s northwest side Saturday.
The proposed federal rule would put the onus on health insurance companies to provide birth control to female employees of religious institutions.
CBS 2′s Jim Williams takes a look at how the new policy could be life-changing for one Chicago area man who has been living in fear.
This inauguration is special for Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, who introduced Obama to the world political stage in 2004.
Illinois U.S. Senator Richard Durbin says he expects Congress will vote to expand background checks for weapons purchases to include gun shows.
Senator Dick Durbin says he’s renewing his efforts on Capitol Hill to crack down on abuses by some for-profit colleges.
Joe Walsh hosted his final Town Hall meeting in front of a supportive crowd of 200 in Wauconda.
The Chicago mayor and Illinois’ senior U.S. senator were asked Monday about the sex scandal that ended the CIA of David Petraeus.
Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.
Among the high-profile Democrats was U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, who made himself available to talk about issues and Illinois’ Republican clout – or lack thereof — at the convention.
From TV commercials to stacks of brochures, lenders are bombarding students with attractive offers to get fast loans. One young man was able to borrow $28,000 without a co-signer, CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Fear over Guantanamo inmates coming inland is holding up the sale of the state prison at Thomson.
The new initiative affects as many as 800,000 people, including a young woman who spoke to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he believes President Barack Obama is on the right track in efforts to get U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) will be at the table, when members of the House and Senate try to find agreement on the nation’s next transportation bill.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is defending President Barack Obama’s remarks on the U.S. Supreme Court and health care.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) agrees a gas price spike doesn’t help President Barack Obama, but he says so far, it’s hardly a deal-breaker for the president.