Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former boss, Bill Clinton, was in town Friday to help his re-election efforts. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
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.
It’s an easy stereotype: cops at the donut shop. But it’s not everyday you’ll see a group of police officers standing on the roof of a Dunkin’ Donuts.
Daley Plaza echoed with the sound of church bells and baseball bats pounding dents on an old car, all for a good cause Wednesday afternoon.
Eight years ago, a procession of motorcycles gave birth to a tradition that will be celebrated again this weekend. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.
Neighbors, relatives and strangers have come to the aid of an Elgin family that recently was hit hard with a couple of major calamities.
The President learned about the shootings at Fort Hood right in the middle of a fundraiser at a restaurant on the Chicago River.
Thirteen-year-old cancer patient Joey Cambio expected to see some friends and fellow Boy Scouts at the fundraiser, at the Culver’s Restaurant on Route 83 in Grayslake.
Raghuveer Nayak had previously pleaded guilty to federal health-care fraud charges, and faced up to 23 years in prison. On Monday he apologized before he was sentenced, asking the judge to have mercy on him and his family.
When a powerful tornado ripped through downstate Washington in November, Joe Ranallo set out to raise $10,000 as part of a class project to help provide some measure of relief to the victims – a goal he surpassed, and then some.
The Feb. 25 dinner in Chicago comes as the GOP fights to regain control of the Illinois governor’s office for the first time in more than a decade.
To some, youth violence in Chicago is nothing more than statistics taking up time on their nightly newscast. Carlos Javier Ortiz — in his upcoming book titled We All We Got … — hopes to show you more than a bunch of numbers. He hopes to show you the victims, families and communities plagued by violence, and he hopes you’ll see just how human they really are.
The first annual “Batting for Boobies” will be held at Slugger’s on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Chicago Police Canine Unit held a “Operation Vest Em” fundraiser Saturday to help buy new protective vests for the dogs on the unit.
The Aurora Police Department has begun rebuilding its canine unit, after disbanding it a couple years ago, and officials are getting some help to pay for dog food and other supplies.
A week after the Boston bombings, Chicago’s running community gathered to run and remember.
Preserving peace, striking down violence. That was the message behind a charity volleyball game tonight. Friends of slain teen Hadiya Pendleton are raising funds to keep her dreams alive.
Nearly 1,000 people attended a Planned Parenthood fundraiser Wednesday marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Protesters hoisting graphic six-foot-tall photographs of aborted fetuses greeted those who attended the fundraiser.
Bob Lee of Barrington is giving back to cancer research and other causes. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.
A suburban drive-in theater is trying to keep up with the times through fundraisers. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.