Political fundraiser Antoin “Tony” Rezko was convicted on corruption charges more than three years ago, but still hasn’t been sentenced and has been in jail ever since.
First Lady Michelle Obama was back home in Chicago on Tuesday, visiting an urban farm on the South Side and stopping at a remodeled Walgreens that now sells fresh fruit and vegetables.
It has been two and a half months since a hailstorm shattered the glass ceilings of the Garfield Park Conservatory, and caused $2 million in damage. Now, the conservatory has kicked off a fundraising campaign to pay for the rest.
Nearly 2,000 people clad all in pink are gathering Friday to begin a three-day walk to raise funds for breast cancer research.
BARRINGTON, Ill. (WBBM) – A 53-year-old investment banker has been packing in the ice cream to keep up his weight for an English Channel swim later this month in honor of his late father. Doug […]
President Barack Obama has returned to Washington, D.C., on his 50th birthday, after a star-studded fundraiser at the Aragon Ballroom in the Uptown neighborhood.
The chairman of the Illinois Republican Party does not approve of President Barack Obama’s Chicago fundraiser that is coming Wednesday evening.
President Obama, who turns 50 this week, has scheduled a trip to his hometown of Chicago on Wednesday to raise additional cash for his campaign fund and other Democrats.
Thousands of people turned out on the South Side on Sunday for a breast cancer walk.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel will join Carol Moseley Braun as she holds a fundraiser to pay off her campaign debt on Thursday night.
President Barack Obama will head back to Washington Friday, after kicking off his re-election campaign Thursday night at Navy Pier. Joining Obama at Navy Pier were two current Chicago Bulls players.
Over the next 48 hours, the Chicago area will host two presidents – one a former president and the second, the current president.
Chicago’s Billy Dec is holding a big fundraiser this coming Friday (April 15), and all the proceeds will go to relief efforts for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The colleagues of a DuPage County Sheriff’s deputy are inviting the public to a fundraiser to help him after his family was hit by illness.
The mayor of south suburban Alsip is catching some flak for how he spent village funds.
Antoin “Tony” Rezko, the notorious former fundraiser for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, is seeking a new trial based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
It’s been four months since monsoon rains crippled much of Pakistan. Despite lasting devastation there, the world’s attention has been largely focused on other disasters. Chicago’s Pakistani-American community would like to change that. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
A sentencing date has finally been set for a former fundraiser of impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is accusing Republican opponent Mark Kirk of “economic treason” as the two sides skirmish over a small fundraiser in the race for President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat.
The Heartland Cafe in Rogers Park is fighting for survival, and is asking the public to help raise money to keep the neighborhood institution alive.