Patrick Thompson

11 Ward Ald. James Balcer (City of Chicago)

Ald. Balcer To Retire; Daley Relative In Line For Council Seat?

James Balcer tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine that he’s stepping down to pursue treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder stemming from his military service in Vietnam.


Award-winning artist Patrick Thompson works one of his latest creations. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Local Artist’s Easel

For 38 years, police work was Patrick Thompson’s career. But painting was his passion. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.