CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine explains why it is only a mixed blessing because the money has to come from somewhere, and the Rauner administration today is warning of “painful decisions” ahead.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports whether or not Chicagoans are, or should feel, safer depends on who or which statistics you believe.
The mayor’s re-election campaign also released polling information that shows the incumbent has an edge. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Gov. Pat Quinn has tapped his budget director, Jerry Stermer, as temporary successor to the late Judy Baar Topinka as state comptroller.
Rahm Emanuel, facing multiple opponents in the next mayoral election, hasn’t had an “availability” with the media for several days, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner could make history when he appoints a new state Comptroller next month. That’s because he or she could be the last state comptroller to serve in Illinois.
In the race for mayor Monday, it was the tale of two types of campaigns with two sets of rules: one for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and one for everyone else, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
The meeting is part of an effort launched by President Barack Obama after clashes between protesters and police across the nation.
They’re calling it a cross-town competition. The U of C and UIC each has its own vision of what the Obama library and museum should be and how they’re going about getting it. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Just one day after Governor Pat Quinn’s campaign chief gets a two-year, big money state contract, another long-time Quinn ally says a similar deal for him is wrong.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the self-made multi-millionaire plans to spend up to $3 million of his own money, which could energize South and West siders already upset with Mayor Emanuel, but until now were without a community candidate to back.
The first Chicago Thanksgiving for Chicago’s new archbishop, Blase Cupich, was a study in extremes. CBS 2 Chief correspondent Jay Levine reports.
We heard what President Obama said Tuesday here in Chicago, but what does he really think? CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spoke with someone who does.
Seven more challengers got in before Monday’s 5 p.m. filing deadline. They joined two others who filed when Emanuel did last week, when the period opened.
The clock is ticking for Chicago mayoral hopefuls still planning to run in the February primary. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
The hottest ticket in town Thursday was an invitation to Mayor Emanuel’s reception for Chicago’s new archbishop. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
The Archbishop Blase Cupich welcome tour rolls on as he spent his first full day in his position as head of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Blase Cupich walked up to the front door of Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral for the Rite of Reception Monday and was welcomed inside by outgoing Cardinal Francis George.
Blase Cupich becomes only the ninth Archbishop of Chicago. He said his predecessors have been “wonderful people for many generations.”
Former Mayor Jane Byrne, the first and only woman to serve as mayor of Chicago, has died. Byrne’s daughter has told family friends her mother died at 10 a.m. at her Chicago home.