Protesters, Mount Greenwood Residents Make "Wonderful Progress" At MeetingBlacks and whites spoke of unity, not name-calling, coming out of a three-hour closed-door meeting Wednesday night in the far southwest side Mt. Greenwood neighborhood.
Dem Leaders A No-Show At Gov. Rauner's Legislative SummitThe political blood feud between the Republican Illinois governor and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, a Chicago Democrat, apparently continues. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
U.S. Attorney General, Chicago Leaders Discuss Racial TensionsThe meeting is part of an effort launched by President Barack Obama after clashes between protesters and police across the nation.
Power Plant Opponents Swarm Village Leaders At MeetingThe heated issue caused the shutdown of the Oakwood Hills Village Hall earlier this year. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
Government Officials, Community Leaders Promise Coordination To Combat ViolenceMayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy met with federal law enforcement officials and local community organizations and religious leaders on Monday to discuss joint efforts to reduce gun violence in Chicago, on the heels of a weekend when at least 43 people were shot, four of them fatally.
Chicago's Best Haunts For A Clandestine MeetingDenise Kiernan is a journalist and writer whose work and travels have taken her from the undulating and stiletto-crippling cobblestoned streets of Rome to the soccer stadiums of Central America and the Great Wall of China. Here, she shares her best spots for a clandestine meeting.
Parents Meet With Principal After Teen Arrested For Gun At SchoolParents were attending a meeting at John Marsh Elementary School on Friday, after complaining that they weren’t officially notified about a teen’s arrest for bringing a gun to school until after they’d read about it on Facebook.
Emanuel Meets With Obama, Federal Officials On Transportation, Energy ProjectsMayor Rahm Emanuel visited the White House on Friday, for a chat in the Oval Office with his former boss, President Barack Obama.
Gardner Meets With Mayor About Improving Black Job NumbersAfrican-American business pioneer Ed Gardner met with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, to discuss Gardner’s complaints about a lack of blacks on South Side public construction projects.
Will County Officials, IDOT To Discuss Plans For Third AirportWill County officials say they plan to meet later this month with the Illinois transportation director to discuss the proposed Peotone airport project.
Public Given Chance To Discuss Deadly Train Wreck With Railroad ExecutivesThe public will get a chance to meet Monday evening with railroad executives and federal investigators, about the deadly 4th of July derailment and bridge collapse on the Glenview-Northbrook border.
School Board Unanimously Approves Longer School YearDespite complaints from teachers that it would lead to student burnout and decreased teacher morale, the Chicago Board of Education has unanimously approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to extend the school year by 10 days starting in the fall.