Mayor Richard Daley

Mayor Rahm Emanuel makes a public appearance Nov. 24 as challengers filed to replace him. (CBS)

Emanuel Gets Daley, Rush Endorsements; Wilson Votes Early

On endorsement comes from former mayor Richard Daley, who had lunch with Rahm Emanuel last week. Another comes from a Chicago congressman. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


Former Mayor Richard M. Daley talks about his first year of retirement, after speaking at a trade show at the Merchandise Mart on June 11, 2012. Daley left office in May 2011, after 22 years as mayor of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley Remains Hospitalized

Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley was taken to the hospital after returning from Arizona Friday evening.


Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko (Chicago Police Department)

McHenry Judge Selected To Preside Over Vanecko Case

A judge who handles juvenile cases in McHenry County was selected Friday to preside over the Cook County involuntary-manslaughter case against Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley.


General view of Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: What If The White Sox And Bears Switched Places?

With a downtown baseball stadium and a South Side enclosed-roof football facility, Chicago could have spent the past two decades hosting Super Bowls and Final Fours – as well as large crowds at White Sox games.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2012

Photo Of The Wrigley Field Sign. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Hanley: Don’t Count On Public Funding For Wrigley Field

Bodog didn’t put odds on Mayor Rahm Emanuel coming up with the $200 million in public money the Ricketts would like to help fix Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Janusz Kopycinski, 30, is charged with felony aggravated battery to a police officer. He allegedly shouted a profanity at Mayor Richard M. Daley as Daley was leaving City Hall the last time on May 13, 2011, then fled and as officers were chasing him, a cop was "grazed" by a CTA bus. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Northwest Side Man Faces More Serious Charges After City Hall Incident

More serious charges have been lodged against a man who allegedly yelled a profanity targeting Mayor Richard M. Daley as he was leaving City Hall for the last time Friday, May 13, police said.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: City Hall Won’t Be The Same

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson gets one last shot to talk about exiting Mayor Richard Daley.


File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Maggie Daley Released From Hospital

Chicago’s first lady spent one day in the hospital for flu-like symptoms late this week, after spending a more substantial amount of time at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for her latest surgery.


Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey (Credit: Chicago Police)

In Emotional Ceremony, Chicago Honors Slain Officer

In a ceremony filled with pain and pride, a slain Chicago police officer’s star was put in a place of honor.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

School Student (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Renaissance Schools Fund Announces New Venture And New Name

The new fund will focus on replicating successful charters in Chicago and bringing in high-performing charter schools from out of state.


Mayor Daley shows a scrapbook from his recent trip to China. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Daley’s Retirement Will Have Chinese Flavor

Mayor Richard Daley’s long-standing relationship with China won’t end when he steps down in May, now that he’s been named to a presidential commission that seeks to bolster U.S. ties with the emerging superpower.


Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis talks with reporters near the scene of a shootout that injured an officer Saturday. (CBS)

UPDATED: Clock Running Out For Police Supt. Weis

Chicago’s top cop apparently will be out of job when a new mayor takes over in May. The big question: Will he leave when his contract expires Tuesday, or help with the upcoming transition?


Chicago mayor Richard Daley, left, introduces his wife Maggie, right, to China's President Hu Jintao before a meeting of business leaders Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Mayor Daley Hosts Chinese President

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Chicago Thursday night for a two-day visit and had high praise for Mayor Daley.

WBBM Newsradio–01/20/2011

Northerly Island Plan

Park District Unveils Northerly Island Revamp At Meeting

Officials now envision a wetland haven for migratory birds, with a huge lagoon where people can swim and kayak and canoe. The lagoon would be made safe by a chain of reefs just off shore.


Maggie and Richard Daley at an event to honor them for their support of the arts on Nov. 22, 2010. (CBS)

Daleys Honored For Their Support Of Theater

Mayor Daley and his wife, Maggie, were saluted as “relentless advocates” for the arts, in a celebration at the Goodman Theatre.


Angry Daley rips community for not naming cop’s killer

CHICAGO (WBBM) – Mayor Daley is headed for political retirement, but he hasn’t lost his passion for the vexing problem of gun violence plaguing Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–09/08/2010

Pilsen, Hyde Park constituents react to Daley’s retirement

CHICAGO (WBBM) —The buzz inside Hyde Park Hair Salon isn’t so much about Obama these days. This time, the barbershop conversation is all about Daley.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2010