Mayor Daley

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Anniversary Of King’s Death, Daley Decries Gun Violence

Mayor Daley said Monday that the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King is a reminder of how far this nation still has to go in dealing with violence in America.


Chicago Snow Plow

Chicago Wasting $18 Million Annually On Truck Drivers

Chicago taxpayers are wasting $18 million a year on 200 motor truck drivers who shuttle city crews to work sites.


(credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Thousands Attend 56th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thousands of people flocked to the Chicago River between Michigan and Wabash to watch the annual dyeing of the river green. Then they flocked through downtown streets and over to the parade rute on Columbus Drive, for the 56th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

WBBM Newsradio–03/12/2011

Wrigley Field

Bernstein: Wrigleyville Wary Of Cubs’ Party Plan

Another trial balloon from the Cubs has been met with another round of skepticism, and rightly so.

670 The Score–03/08/2011

Jay Cutler

Daley Understands What Cutler Goes Through

A lot of people have voiced their opinion about Chicago Bears’ quarterback Jay Cutler since his injury in the NFC Championship game and the backlash that followed.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: The Jody Mystery Story

The Jody story still is a mystery. Walter asks, what is it that was so bad about Jody Weis?

CBS 2–03/01/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley Blasts Chico Supporter For ‘Emanuel Judas’ Comment

Mayor Daley injected himself into Chicago’s mayoral campaign today with an angry denunciation of a comment about Rahm Emanuel by one of Gery Chico’s supporters at a Chico rally.


China's President Hu Jintao delivers his remarks during a dinner in his honor at the Hilton Hotel ballroom Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

China’s President Hu Tours Walter Payton Prep

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley told Chinese President Hu Jintao that learning Chinese has been life-changing for some of the city’s public school students.


Chicago Celebrates St. Patricks Day With 50th Annual Parade

Mayor Daley Gets Invitation Of A Lifetime

Mayor Richard M. Daley will be in Washington D.C. next week for two reasons, and one is considered by some to be the invitation of a lifetime.

WBBM Newsradio–01/15/2011

Shirley Newsome and Jason Ervin were appointed by Mayor Daley to fill vacant aldermanic seats. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newradio 780)

Daley Appoints Three New Aldermen To City Council

Mayor Daley on Wednesday appointed three new aldermen to the City Council.


Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley: Cut Waste Instead Of Raising Taxes

CHICAGO (WBBM) – Mayor Daley is not a fan of the big tax increase that’s being considered by Illinois lawmakers.

WBBM Newsradio–01/09/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Mayor Daley: No Admission Fee For Taste Of Chicago

Mayor Daley made it clear on Thursday that he does not want to see an admission fee for the Taste of Chicago.


Mayor Richard Daley addresses the National Fraternal Congress Septemeber 9, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Daley announced September 8, that he would not seek reelection as mayor, a post he has held since 1989.   (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

News Year-In-Review For 2010

It was an exciting year for the Nation and Chicago. Take a look at some of the best and worst memories as we say goodbye to 2010.


Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley Passes His Father’s Tenure As Chicago Mayor

Richard M. Daley has surpassed his father’s tenure, becoming the longest-serving mayor of Chicago.


Daley Academic Center

DePaul Names Academic Center After Mayor And Maggie Daley

Five days before supplanting his father as Chicago’s longest-serving mayor, Richard M. Daley on Tuesday accepted a moving and enduring tribute from his college and law school alma mater.


Governor Pat Quinn (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Daley To Quinn: Don’t Sign Pension Reform

The mayor says a plan to change the pension benefit structure for police and fire personnel will end up slamming taxpayers.

WBBM Newsradio–12/09/2010

Richard M. Daley (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Daley Admits City Slow On Getting Gun Info To Cops

Mayor Richard M. Daley admits the city has been slow to give Chicago Police information about when they might be answering a call where residents may have weapons.

WBBM Newsradio–12/09/2010

Costco Warehouse (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeowners Disgruntled Over Tax Break Proposal For Costco

Did you get a break on your property taxes this year? Probably not. But the big box retailer, Costco, could be getting a big break on their property taxes in Chicago. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports that some homeowners are exactly cheering that.


Mayor Richard M. Daley (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Daley Warns Lawmakers Against Pension Bill

Mayor Richard Daley is speaking out against legislation he says could hit Chicago homeowners and businesses hard, while trying to shore up employee pension funds.


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