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.
With positive results from a summer jobs program for Chicago teens continuing to roll in, maybes it’s time for Mayor Emanuel to accompany the mountains of praise he has for Chicago’s youth programs with some more cash.
As of November 30th, Chicago’s homicides are down when compared to last year. Though it looks likely 2014 will see fewer homicides than 2013, there are many factors, including a substantial rise in homicides in November, that could stop that from happening.
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 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.
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The new contract, which requires ratification by officers, reportedly includes an 11 percent pay raise over five years.
The group supports an ordinance that was introduced to the Chicago City Council this spring that calls for employers to give all workers — both full and part-time — at least five sick days a year.
What if the inconsistent way the Chicago Police Department handles stolen bikes is indicative of how the department works as a whole?
The mayor showed up Thursday to shake the hands of construction crews, accompanied by photographers his people notified in advance.
Mayor Emanuel admits he alienates people as he pushes hard to accomplish his goals, but he’s not that contrite about it.
An attorney who has fought patronage hiring for decades says the city of Chicago is largely in compliance with bans on the practice.
Toni Irving is a PhD in English and literature who oversaw the now-dissolved Illinois Violence Prevention Authority and then got a raise from $119,000 to $250,000 a year. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
“It’s up to us what happens tonight, tomorrow and up to next weekend,” the St. Sabina priest told a crowd Monday.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has co-sponsored the measure. He said it’s a good idea, even if the state continues to face financial challenges.
Mayor Emanuel’s loudest opponent isn’t a local politician or the Chicago Teacher Union’s Karen Lewis. That honor goes to the teens in the slam poetry group TEAM Englewood, whose latest poem verbally eviscerates the Mayor.
Ald. Bob Fioretti predicts an explosion in Chicago’s rat population this spring. He’s pushing a new a new strategy. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
Mayor Emanuel says city pothole-patching crews are going to be deployed in a new way to get more potholes filled and faster.
Bill de Blasio of New York, Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, Rahm Emanuel of Chicago and Kasim Reed of Atlanta spoke Thursday at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics.
Amid a massive crop of potholes, City Hall has launched an audit and plans to enforce the one-year guarantee on asphalt. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.