Mayor Richard M. Daley

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel sits with his wife Amy Rule and former U.S. President Bill Clinton as he is introduced at the inauguration ceremony for his second term as Chicago Mayor at the Chicago Theatre on May 18, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel, after not gaining a majority of votes in the February non-partisan election, easily defeated his challenger, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, in the April run-off election.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Mayor Emanuel, Aldermen Sworn In

Former President Bill Clinton and a who’s who of Illinois politics were on hand Monday morning as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was sworn in for a second term.


Former Chicago mayor Richard Daley leaves Northwestern Memorial Hospital, after treatment for an undisclosed illness in early February. (Credit: CBS)

Despite Speech Cancellation, Family Friend Says Daley Hasn’t Suffered Health Setback

We are learning a little more about former Mayor Richard Daley – and his cancellation of a speech at a Grand Rapids, Michigan, college.



Former Chicago Mayor Daley Released From Hospital

Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley was released from Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Saturday.


Mercy Hospital CEO Sister Sheila Lyne. (Credit: CBS)

Nun Who Helped Keep Mercy Hospital Afloat Gets Ready To Step Down As CEO

It’s Chicago’s oldest hospital, treating patients since before the Civil War, but Mercy Hospital wouldn’t be here today without the spunk, smarts, and determination of a 77-year-old nun.


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

Northeast Corner Of Grant Park To Be Renamed For Maggie Daley

The northern tier of Grant Park will soon be getting a major makeover, and a new name in honor of late Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Former Mayor Daley Wants New Stadium, 2nd NFL Team In Chicago

From time-to-time, the conversation about a second NFL team in Chicago comes up. This time, it’s former Mayor Richard M. Daley who is bringing up the conversation.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Scales Of Justice

Officers Sue, Claim Politics Got Them Cut From Mayor’s Security Detail

The makeup of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail is the subject of a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Northerly Island Plan

Northerly Island Reimagined As Urban Camping Destination

Construction will begin this fall to turn Northerly Island – the onetime site of Meigs Field – into a new hub for urban camping.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

David Koschman

Judge To Rule On Special Prosecutor Request In Case Involving Daley’s Nephew

A judge is set to rule Friday on whether to appoint a special prosecutor in a politically-charged case involving the nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

David Koschman

BGA Fights For Special Prosecutor In Case Involving Daley Nephew

The Better Government Association is urging the appointment of a special prosecutor to reinvestigate the case of David Koschman, who died after being punched by a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Mayor Daley At Wheaton College

Attorneys Push To Question Daley In Burge Torture Lawsuit

A renewed push is on to get retired Mayor Richard M. Daley to submit to a deposition about former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

David Koschman

Report: Court Papers Say Daley’s Nephew Felt Guilty About Punching Man

New court papers suggest Chicago Police may have left out key information in a report about an incident involving a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley in which another man died after being punched.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

David Koschman

Prosecutors Ordered To Turn Over Interviews In Case Tied To Daley Nephew

The family of a Mount Prospect man who died eight years ago after a confrontation with Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew has scored a legal victory.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

David Koschman

Mother Wants Special Prosecutor To Probe Death Tied To Daley Nephew

A woman who blames a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley for her son’s death wants a special prosecutor to investigate.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley holds the hands of two of his three grandchildren as the Daley family leaves the church following the funeral mass for his wife, Maggie Daley. (Credit: CBS)

A Final Goodbye For Maggie Daley

Chicago bid a final farewell to beloved former first lady Maggie Daley at her funeral on Monday.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2011

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley and his family stand by his wife Maggie Daley's casket at a public wake at the Chicago Cultural Center on Nov. 27, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoans Pay Respects To Former First Lady Maggie Daley

Chicago will say its final farewell to beloved former first lady Maggie Daley at her funeral downtown on Monday.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2011

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

Public Memorials Set For Maggie Daley

A public wake will be held on Sunday for Chicago’s former first lady, Maggie Daley, who died Thursday after a nearly decade-long battle with cancer.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2011

Former Mayor Richard Daley, left, his wife Maggie, seated; daughter Lally, the bride, and her husband, Sam Hotchkiss. (Rick Aguilar Studios)

Daley’s Daughter Moves Up Wedding Due To Concerns About Mother

The daughter of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley moved up her wedding plans because of health concerns about her mother, Maggie Daley.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Richard M. Daley (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Won’t Drop Daley From Torture Lawsuit

A federal judge won’t reconsider her ruling that former Mayor Richard M. Daley can be named as a defendant in a police torture case tied to former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

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

Daley: Allegations About Maggie’s Favorite Charity ‘Disgraceful’

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley is responding angrily to allegations about his wife’s favorite charitable project.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011