Obama Grants Clemency To Chicago Activist Oscar Lopez RiveraOscar Lopez Rivera was charged with taking part in the work of a Puerto Rican nationalist group that took credit for multiple bombings in the 1970s and 1980s.
City Panel Begins Effort To Rebuild Community Policing StrategyThe Chicago Police Departments new Community Policing Advisory Panel held its first meeting Tuesday morning, in an effort to help come up with a strategic plan to make Chicago safer.
Chicago Knitters Make Hundreds Of Pink "Pussyhats" For Women's MarchSister Arts Studio, 721 W. Wrightwood, has been a hub of activity this week, as all kinds of pink hats are being knitted and sown for those who plan on attending the marches to stand up for women’s rights.
Time Nearly Up For Blagojevich To Get Clemency From ObamaPresident-Elect Donald Trump may be another option for the imprisoned former Illinois governor. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Aldermen Call On DOJ Officials To Investigate Law DepartmentSome Chicago Aldermen are calling on the Federal Justice Department to investigate the city’s Law Department for alleged abuses.
Rauner Signs School Lead Testing MandateIt's legislation that aims to prevent children from being exposed to lead poisoning in their drinking water.
DOJ Report The Latest Laquan McDonald Fallout For Mayor EmanuelThe release of the DOJ report is the latest chapter in a firestorm around CPD that once seemed to threaten Rahm Emanuel's political career.
Durbin Questions Trump Administration's Commitment To CPD ReformsU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s not sure if President-elect Donald Trump will help provide needed funding for any of the changes needed at the Chicago Police Department.
Cash-Strapped CPS To Impose 4 Unpaid Furlough Days For All EmployeesFacing a $215 million hole in the budget for the current school year, the Chicago Public Schools have announced all employees will be forced to take four unpaid furlough days this spring.
DOJ Finds Systemic Abuses By CPD, Blames "Severely Deficient" TrainingA scathing report by the U.S. Justice Department report released on Friday took the Chicago Police Department to task for systemic violations of civil rights, finding officers regularly have used excessive force and discriminated against minorities.
What's Your Message To President-Elect Donald Trump?CBS News whats to hear from you. What would you like to see happen as Donald Trump starts his presidency?
$400M Property Tax Increase Could Save CPS Finances: Moody’sA property tax increase of that size, through, would weaken the city’s “political and practical ability” to increase taxes to fund pensions and other city services, Moody’s said.

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