This file video screen grab shows Nelson Mandela arriving in Chicago in 1993. (CBS)

With ’93 Chicago Visit, Mandela Raised Millions To Run For President Of South Africa

Nelson Mandela, who died at age 95 today, created quite a stir when he visited Chicago back in 1993. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


The Hoffman Estates Redhawks, a Pop Warner team of middle-schoolers. (GoFundMe)

Pop Warner Contenders Need Money — Fast — To Hit Football Playoffs In Orlando

The Hoffman Estates Junior Midgets are champions of an 11-state region. They need to come up with $32,000 to pay expenses.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Fire Department’s Boot Collection Poses Danger

Sure, it’s for a great cause, but CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says firefighters should not leave their stations to ask motorists to “fill the boot” at intersections.


Pastor Corey Brooks is greeted warmly Friday as he stops in Chicago during a cross-country journey to raise funds for a community center. (CBS)

Rooftop Pastor Halfway Through His Cross-Country Trek

Corey Brooks, the “rooftop pastor” who hopes to build a community center in West Woodlawn, on Friday reached Chicago as he continues his way to Los Angeles. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


President Barack Obama (AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Supporters Asked To Raise Big Bucks–Now

President Barack Obama’s key re-election fund-raisers are being asked to come up with some big bucks and fast.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

Schools For Rent (CBS)

Cash-Strapped Schools Finding Creative Ways To Raise Money

Chicago public schools are resorting to renting space and other measures to raise cash amid budget deficits. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


Chicago City Clerk Miguel Del Valle

Del Valle Confident He Can Win With Less Than $1M

Chicago City Clerk Miguel del Valle said Friday that he thinks he can win the race for mayor with less than $1 million, while other top candidates plan to spend several million dollars.

CBS 2–11/19/2010