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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (File Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel Attends Fundraiser For Milwaukee Mayor, Likely Challenger To Scott Walker

Mayor Rahm Emanuel took some time off from running the city on Wednesday to campaign for a colleague up north, in Wisconsin, where the governor is facing a recall election later this year.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Lukas Family

Family Needs $10,000 To Accommodate Disabled Teens

A fundraiser will be held this coming Tuesday night for a Crystal Lake couple whose four children suffer from cerebral palsy.

WBBM Newsradio–03/12/2012

Boy Scout

Church, Scouting Community Come Together For Leader In Need

A community the Portage Park neighborhood is coming together for a friend in need.

WBBM Newsradio–01/31/2012

Obama Celebrates His Birthday At DNC Fundraiser In Chicago

Obama In Town Next Week For Trio Of Fundraisers

With campaign 2012 heating up, President Obama is once again heading to his hometown of Chicago to raise money. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.



Cure For Boredom: Great Events For December

2011 won’t suck though. I’m determined to find things to do, ways to get out of the house; no more being a hermit! In case you want to get on board with this new trend of socializing, here’s a list of worthwhile Chicago events. You’re welcome.


Antoin 'Tony' Rezko

Fundraiser Rezko Asks To Be Sentenced To Time Served

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.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

First Lady Michelle Obama (Photo credit: MIKE THEILER/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Visits Chicago For Fundraiser, Anti-Obesity Campaign

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.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

Hail caused signifcant damage to the historic Garfield Park Conservatory. Here, glass panes are shattered in the Fern Room. (Credit: Garfield Park Conservatory)

Garfield Park Conservatory Launches Fundraiser To Replace Damaged Glass

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.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Susan G. Komen Walk

3-Day Walk For Breast Cancer Research Steps Off

Nearly 2,000 people clad all in pink are gathering Friday to begin a three-day walk to raise funds for breast cancer research.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

English Channel map (Credit: AP)

Local Banker To Swim English Channel For ALS 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 […]

WBBM Newsradio–08/04/2011

President Barack Obama speaks to supporters during a fundraiser at the Aragon Ballroom on August 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The fundraiser, billed as a birthday celebration for the President who turns 50 years old tomorrow, featured entertainment by Herbie Hancock, Jennifer Hudson and others.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Obama Back In Washington For Birthday After Aragon Ballroom Gala

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.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011

Barack Obama

Illinois GOP Chairman: This Is No Time For Obama To Hold Fundraiser

The chairman of the Illinois Republican Party does not approve of President Barack Obama’s Chicago fundraiser that is coming Wednesday evening.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

President Obama addresses a national audience Monday night. (AP)

Obama Coming To Chicago Wednesday For Fundraiser

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.


Breast Cancer Ribbon

Thousands Attend Beverly Breast Cancer Walk

Thousands of people turned out on the South Side on Sunday for a breast cancer walk.

WBBM Newsradio–05/08/2011

Rahm Emanuel (left); Carol Moseley Braun (CBS)

Emanuel Attends Fund-Raiser To Help Retire Rival’s Debt

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel will join Carol Moseley Braun as she holds a fundraiser to pay off her campaign debt on Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

Derrick Rose

Rose, Noah At Obama Fundraiser

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.


President Barack Obama, President George W. Bush

Bush, Obama Set To Come To Chicago

Over the next 48 hours, the Chicago area will host two presidents – one a former president and the second, the current president.

WBBM Newsradio–04/13/2011

Billy Dec’s Fundraiser For Japan

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.


DuPage County Sheriff Badge Graphic. (DuPage County Sheriff)

DuPage Sheriff Deputies Help One Of Their Own

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/08/2010

File Photo (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Alsip Mayor Questioned Over Public Misspending

The mayor of south suburban Alsip is catching some flak for how he spent village funds.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010