Michael Pfleger

Spike Lee.   (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Father Pfleger Tells Spike Lee Critics That Violence Is The Problem, Not Film Title ‘Chiraq’

Lee plans to set his movie Englewood, one of several violence-plagued neighborhoods that earned the nickname “Chiraq.”


Jackie Robinson West player Brandon Green (in #14 jersey) and his mother, Venisa, (behind him) were joined by Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Michael Pfleger at a news conference to denounce the Little League ruling stripping JRW of its national title, for residency rule violations. (Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Opinion: Pfleger, Emanuel Should Be Ashamed In Wake Of JRW Scandal

There is nothing more depressing, more revolting than adults selfishly acting like martyrs and using children as symbolic human shields.


Father Michael Pfleger talks with CBS 2 at an anti-violence event. (CBS)

Across Chicago, An Effort To Make Residents Feel Safer

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


File photo of girl holding candle at a vigil. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chicago Leaders Gather To Promote Peace In Troubled Neighborhoods

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says parents should think of each night as a peace march in Chicago. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.


Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger: We Can Stop The Violence From Escalating This Summer

“It’s up to us what happens tonight, tomorrow and up to next weekend,” the St. Sabina priest told a crowd Monday.


An undated photo of Trayvon Martin (CBS)

Jackson, Pfleger Urge Restraint When Verdict Comes In Trayvon Martin Case

Spiritual leaders and parents who have lost children to gun violence pleaded for peace Friday in anticipation of a verdict in the Trayvon Martin case.


A total of 20 guns were taken from a person who had a revoked FOID card. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Amid Gun Violence, A Vigil For Peace

At least eight people were wounded in separate shootings during a bloody two hours Friday night on the Northwest and South sides.


Hundreds gathered for Hadiya Pendleton's funeral.

Hundreds Gather For Hadiya Pendleton’s Funeral

Hadiya Pendleton’s family had said they wanted to keep politics out of the 15-year-old murder victim’s funeral and despite the political undertones, considering some of the guests, they mostly did.


Lidia Kuzniar, left, allegedly stalked Father Michael Pfleger. (Cook County Sheriff/CBS)

Rev. Pfleger On His Alleged Stalker: ‘It Got To Be Really Crazy’

Father Michael Pfleger opens up about his experience being stalked by a Deerfield woman who is being held in jail. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.


Father Michael Pfleger talks about his new role at St. Sabina and for the Archdiocese. (CBS)

Pfleger Tweets: 18 Shot In Chicago … Just Another Day

Father Michael Pfleger took to Twitter, questioning why the shootings today in New York was an international story, while overnight violence in Chicago barely raised an eyebrow.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Walgreens’ Easter Gift

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson praises Walgreens for taking a different approach to the contents of Easter baskets this year.


Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade’s Nephew Among 5 Wounded In Store Shooting

Two men entered the Bishop Golden Store in the 1400 block of West 79th Street and opened fire on the people inside about 6 p.m., killing one man and wounding five others.


Rev. Michael Pfleger

Cardinal, Pfleger Begin Discussions About St. Sabina Succession

The cardinal requested the plan after he suspended Pfleger last spring over comments the priest made about not wanting to leave his South Side base.


Chicago Archbishop Francis Cardinal George (CBS File Photo)

Cardinal George: Bishops Should Be Able To Lobby

It’s been a year of ups and downs, highs and lows, for Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George. He talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.


Father Michael Pfleger gets a warm welcome from parishioners of St. Sabina's on Friday. (CBS)

Cardinal Restores Father Pfleger At St. Sabina

Father Michael Pfleger has been reinstated as pastor of St. Sabina, but he will work on a transition plan to find a new leader for the South Side congregation, it was announced Friday.


Father Michael Pfleger emerged at a food distribution Saturday. (CBS)

Pfleger: ‘My Faith And The People Are My Strength’

A smiling but reserved Father Michael Pfleger surfaced Saturday to help feed the hungry outside the church where he has been suspended. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.


St. Sabina Catholic Church. (CBS)

St. Sabina Faithful Take To Paper In Fight With Cardinal George

In the latest salvo in a very public battle over the leadership at St. Sabina, members of the church put their thoughts in black and white today–with a full-page advertisement in the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Cardinal Francis George talks with CBS 2 Friday on his way to Rome. (CBS)

Cardinal: ‘Ball Really Is In (Pfleger’s) Corner Now’

Cardinal Francis George on Friday defended his suspension of Father Michael Pfleger, saying it is his job to deal with priests in crisis. CBS 2’s Roseann Tellez reports.


Francis Cardinal George

Pfleger Controversy Follows Cardinal George To Rome

Cardinal George, traveling to Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, won’t be able to escape the controversy over Father Michael Pfleger’s suspension back home. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Will Pfleger Get An Easter Miracle?

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the fate of Father Michael Pfleger could be decided as soon as this Easter weekend.