Mayor Daley

Inside a new UIC research center of materials from former Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley. (Credit: CBS)

UIC Opens Collection Featuring Thousands Of Items From Richard J. Daley

He was the original Mayor Daley…Richard J…Chicago’s mayor during three decades. Now thanks to a newly opened research center at UIC, scholars and researchers can learn even more about this colorful character, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.


City Hall

Former Daley Official Norma Reyes Dies At 56

Norma Reyes, a top official under former Mayor Daley, has died. WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore looks back.


Chicago Mayor Richard Daley leaves City Hall for the final time Friday. (CBS)

Former Mayor Daley Sells South Loop Home

Former Mayor Daley has sold his South Loop home, but it is staying in the family.


(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Daley Recalls Vision For Millennium Park

Former Mayor Richard Daley on Monday led his own tour through Millennium Park and letting visitors know his feelings about honey locust trees, voter polling, graffiti, and the Bean.


Andy Shaw of the Better Government Association and Nanci Koschman react following a decision to appoint a special prosecutor to review the death of Nancy's son.  (Credit: WBBM Newsradio/Lisa Fielding)

Judge Allows Special Prosecutor In Deadly Fight Involving Mayor Daley’s Nephew

A special prosecutor will investigate a politically charged, fatal fight involving a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.


A beaming Maggie Daley appeared vibrant during one of her last public appearances as Chicago's first lady. (CBS)

Maggie Daley, Wife Of Former Mayor, Dies

Maggie Daley, the wife of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and a gracious promoter of the city’s cultural and educational programs, has died. She was 68.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2011

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley leaves City Hall for the final time Friday. (CBS)

Report: Daleys Used Security Detail For Personal Errands

While he was in office, Mayor Daley and his family used his tax-payer funded security detail for a variety of personal needs, according to a published report.


Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey (Credit: Chicago Police)

Slain Officer Michael Bailey Gets Poor Performance Marks–After He Died

Some Chicago cops are furious with police brass over a memo that says an officer who was murdered after guarding Mayor Daley’s home hasn’t been productive since he was killed in the line of duty.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Rahm Emanuel Inauguration

In Inaugural, Emanuel Borrows Themes From His Old Boss

As Rahm Emanuel took center stage as Chicago’s new mayor, his inaugural address paid homage to his old boss in the White House and his predecessor at City Hall.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley leaves City Hall for the final time Friday. (CBS)

Mayor Daley Bids Farewell To City Hall

Chicago’s longest-serving mayor left City Hall with great fanfare Friday and gave his city the thumbs-up sign as he was driven away.


Mayor Daley poses for a picture Monday as hundreds of locals filed into his office to say goodbye. (CBS)

Chicagoans Line Up To Say Farewell — Quickly — To Mayor Daley

Thousands of Chicagoans lined up to say farewell and get a photo with retiring Mayor Richard Daley. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


Mayor Richard M. Daley

Police Offer Daley Security Detail After Term Ends

The Chicago Police Department is considering giving Mayor Richard Daley and his wife, Maggie, a security detail after his term ends later this month.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Skate Park

City Hopes To Build 1st Indoor Skate Park On S. Clark

The wheels are now in motion for the city’s first-ever indoor skate park.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Outgoing Ald. Bernard Stone at his final City Council meeting. (CBS)

Changing Of The Guard As Old Aldermen Say Farewell

It was certainly no ordinary Chicago City Council meeting on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

Mayor Daley's Last City Council Meeting

BGA: Corruption Tarnishes Mayor Daley’s Reign As Great American Mayor

Mayor Richard Daley is presiding over his final City council meeting. His legacy was the topic of this week’s Watchdog Wednesday segment on Newsradio 780 with Andy Shaw of the Better Government Association.

WBBM Newsradio–05/04/2011

Mayor Daley announces his wager with Atlanta as the Bulls prepare for the next round of the NBA playoffs. (Credit:  Craig Dellimore/Newsadio 780)

Daley Offers Up Affy Tapples And Pizza In Wager With Atlanta Mayor

The Bulls and the Hawks are set to begin their Eastern Conference Semifinal matchup on Monday. But before that happens, Mayor Richard M. Daley set the terms for his side for a friendly bet with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

Mayor Daley At Wheaton College

Daley Set To Collect $184,000 Annual Pension

WBBM Newsradio 780 has learned Mayor Daley will be receiving government pensions totaling nearly $200,000 a year.

WBBM Newsradio–04/29/2011

Northerly Island Park

Daley Calls Airplane-Free Northerly Island ‘Fabulous’

Continuing his farewell tour, Mayor Daley points with pride to an airplane-free Northerly Island–once known as Meigs Field.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

President and Michelle Obama appear on a taping of the Oprah Winfrey Show.  (Credit: Harpo Studios)

At Oprah Taping, Obama Praises Mayor Daley’s Service

President and Michelle Obama came to Chicago for a taping of the Oprah Winfrey show and had plenty of praise for Mayor Daley–and joked that he’ll need to help out new mayor Rahm Emanuel.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

Michael Jordan

Daley: Chicago Will Always Be A Great Sports Town

Every Chicago sports fan has their favorite memories of players, championships and great plays, and Mayor Richard M. Daley is no different.

670 The Score–04/07/2011