Clinton, Kaine Debut As Democratic Ticket In FloridaHillary Clinton joined the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week's Democratic National Convention.
Kirk Calls For Debate In Spanish With Challenger DuckworthCBS 2 Special Correspondent Jay Levine talks with the Republican incumbent about his tough bid for re-election.
Trump Chides Chicago For Volume Of ShootingsTrump blamed Obama for what he characterized as a spike in violence across the country since the Democrat took office.
#RNCinCLE: Live Blog From The GOP Convention In ClevelandFollow developments at the GOP Convention from anchors, reporters and producers in CBS local media markets, including Rob Johnson and Ed Marshall of CBS 2 and WBBM-Newsradio's Craig Dellimore.
Kinzinger Still Has Doubts About Trump, But Says GOP Needs To UniteCongressman Adam Kinzinger might still have some doubts about Republican nominee Donald Trump, but he brought a message of party unity to Illinois delegates at the Republican National Convention.
Judge Blocks Illinois Redistricting Plan From BallotA voter referendum aimed at changing the way Illinois draws its political boundaries is unconstitutional for the November ballot, a judge determined Wednesday.
Leaders Tout Measure To Secure Life Insurance PaymentsIllinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs and state legislators from both parties Tuesday asked Gov. Bruce Rauner to act quickly to sign legislation that would require insurance companies to notify beneficiaries of available death benefits.
At Republican Pro-Life Lunch, Lou Holtz Attacks Chicago Gang ViolenceFormer Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz, speaking at a pro-life luncheon Tuesday as part of the Republican National Convention, said he has traveled to war zones without fear.
Des Plaines Revises New Policy To Allow Police Tribute FlagThe Des Plaines City Council has modified a new policy regarding what flags can be flown on public buildings, and aldermen were taking another look at the rule after the police chief could not raise a thin blue line flag that pays tribute to fallen officers.
State Senator Wants Illinois To Allow Local Assault Weapon BansState Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) said, based on the past two months alone, with the destruction wrought across the U.S. by assault weapons, local communities have to be given the flexibility to decide for themselves whether such guns should be outlawed.
Former Campaign Manager Predicts Trump Will Stump For Votes In IllinoisThe man who planned Donald Trump’s ill-fated Chicago rally predicted the presumptive Republican presidential nominee will be back in Illinois leading up to the November election.
New Chancellor For University Of Illinois' Flagship CampusThe University of Illinois has hired a top administrator from a State University of New York campus who has a background in agricultural research to be the new chancellor at the flagship Urbana-Champaign campus.