Singer Al Green, Actor and Filmmaker Tom Hanks, Ballerina Patricia McBride, Singer-Songwriter Sting and Comedienne Lily Tomlin Are the Honorees for the 37th Anniversary of This Acclaimed Annual Special
Former U.S. Representative and longtime federal judge Abner Mikva will receive the nation’s highest honor granted to civilians today at a White House ceremony.
For Faviola Delgado and millions more, President Obama can temporarily lift the threat of deportation.
Even here in Illinois where he is a beloved son, the approval rating of President Obama is discouraging for Democrats.
When President Obama arrives on Wednesday evening, Air Force One will touch down at Gary airport, rather than the usual O’Hare International Airport.
By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — Some conservatives put Benghazi on the back-burner for a few hours on Wednesday to take President Obama to task for saluting the Marines with a coffee cup in hand […]
Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Mayor Emanuel are differing on where the fingers should be pointed when it comes to federal anti-violence help, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
On Monday, he expanded a program to make it easier for graduates to make their monthly loan payments. But CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports it could cost them more in the long run.
Kirk says it endangers military and diplomatic personnel stationed around the world. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Obama was expected to raise about $1 million for the campaigns of U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, and other Senate Democratic hopefuls.
How about a day-night doubleheader, with one game at the Cell and one at Wrigley?
Viewers of the CBS 2 news on Wednesday briefly saw a protester interrupt a live report by Jay Levine, who was covering President Obama’s fund-raising visit to Chicago.
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Now that President Obama wants to guarantee overtime pay for more American workers, one local labor law expert is hoping that changes are made in the regulations.
The mayor indicates Chicago needs a focused approached now that Columbia University in New York is competing for the project.
Reynolds Wintersmith was a teenager at the time he was convicted for his role in a Rockford-based drug conspiracy, which included selling crack cocaine, and sentenced in 1994 to life in prison under then-mandatory federal guidelines.
The South Side resident suggests the location of his post-presidency home will be driven by what’s best for his family. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
President Barack Obama is bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on more than a dozen prominent Americans–including Chicago icons Ernie Banks and Oprah Winfrey–50 years after the death of the award’s founder, President John F. Kennedy.
Illinois regulators are still reviewing their options, but Indiana is saying “no” to President Obama’s request to reinstate individual insurance policies canceled because of the Affordable Care Act.