The civil-rights attorney was first elected in 2007 and fought a highly publicized battle with cancer.
The 2nd Ward alderman has been telling friends he intends to challenge incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
She’s not filed any papers or formed any formal committees. But when pressed, Karen Lewis admits that behind the scenes, there’s plenty going on. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
What if the inconsistent way the Chicago Police Department handles stolen bikes is indicative of how the department works as a whole?
Mayor Hubert E. Hermanek Jr. says having a private firm take over the village’s firefighting duties could save taxpayers more than $700,000 in pension payments, health insurance and more.
Mayoral Candidate, Dr. Amara Enyia: Chicago Has A ‘Political System That No Longer Works For The People’
“This is about the state of our democracy, and in order to have an effective democracy, you’ve got to be willing to look at individuals for who they are and question ‘What are their values?’”
Her political and community experience, not to mention a law degree and PhD in Educational Policy, make her seem like a viable candidate for Mayor of Chicago. Yet to many, Dr. Amara Enyia just won’t seem conventional enough for the Chicago political machine.
The way Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik sees it, panhandlers have found too many willing donors among the many people who visit the village for shopping and amusement parks. She fears their numbers will only swell as crowds grow this summer.
After Mayor Jim Ardis filed a criminal complaint over the matter, police raided a home last week, seizing computers and hauling residents in for questioning. The action sparked criticism that the mayor had abused his powers and violated free speech rights.
Keith Soderquist, 44, and his wife, Deoborah, 55, have been accused of taking money from his campaign fund and the city’s food pantry account, to use on gambling expenses at casinos in Indiana and Michigan.
Mayor Bill de Blasio will be making a guest appearance as himself on an episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife”.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine got Rahm Emanuel to weigh in on the term-limit debate triggered by gubernatorial candidates this week.
The mayor of southwest suburban New Lenox has had enough with high gas prices in his town, and he wants to do something about it.
They beat long odds to make it through life-threatening medical problems. Today at Advocate Christ Medical Center, five survivors were the guests of honor at an awards luncheon.
A group of activists has launched a grassroots effort to recruit Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis to run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015.
As the mayor of Gary is waiting for word from the governor’s office as to whether he’ll send state troopers to help police with an alarming number of murders and shootings recently, word comes in of yet another murder reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.
Voters in northwest suburban Des Plaines have elected 26-year-old Matt Gogusz as their next mayor, the youngest person ever to serve in their city’s highest elected position.
There are not a lot of big names getting voters excited but the race for mayor in south suburban Dixmoor has an interesting twist worth noting.
A high-profile endorsement is drawing attention to the mayoral race in Arlington Heights.
Romeoville Mayor John Noak wants to debate his opponent in the April 9 election, but his challenger, Super Bowl Bear Steve McMichael, is saying no.