14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama’s swearing in ceremony.
The Adler Planetarium is getting a new leader: a woman who describes herself as an amateur astronomer.
It was a good photo opportunity: President Obama returning to his hometown to cast an early ballot. CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson has a problem with it, though.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he has a lesson plan for his next job as the president of Purdue University.
Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.
The White House Press Corps members finally got the White House Press Conference they’ve been shouting for. And they only have themselves to blame for letting Obama turn much of it into a campaign speech by the questions they did and didn’t ask.
The fact that Joe Biden is only a heartbeat away from the presidency should not only scare the hell out of every American, it should be reason enough for the Romney-Ryan ticket to win the 2012 election by a landslide.
Being president does not give a person license to disrespect opponents, and the disrespect and intolerance from Obama when a different opinion is expressed has been atrocious.
The new initiative affects as many as 800,000 people, including a young woman who spoke to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.
Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican candidate for president, was expected to rake in millions of dollars Thursday.
Many students don’t like missing class and want perfect attendance, but that’s not something you will find soon-to-depart University of Illinois President Michael Hogan going for.
The turmoil at the University of Illinois that led to the resignation of the school president lasted three months, but it also left behind a stack of bills.
The Lake Forest community was reeling Monday, after three Lake Forest High School students were killed by Metra trains in the past three months, all apparent suicides.
University of Illinois president Michael Hogan has resigned and will step down on July 1, according to a published report.
Michael Hogan tells the Associated Press he underestimated how much time and effort it would take to communicate with faculty on three campuses.
President Michael Hogan and trustees met behind closed doors for nearly four hours after more than 100 faculty members said they have “no confident” in Hogan’s administration. CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole reports.
An effort by some University of Illinois faculty members to oust President Michael Hogan continues.
The president of Northwestern University sent an email to students and staff today concerning the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.
Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool is still hinting at a possible fare increase, after announcing the elimination of 200 non-union positions in an effort to partially fill a big budget hole.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is content running his city. As for running the United States, no thanks.
- Man Charged With Videotaping Women In Hospital WashroomA poorly secured cell phone in a west suburban hospital washroom that a man had allegedly set up to secretly videotape women in the toilet area was discovered by a woman when the phone fell to the washroom floor on Friday. She alerted police, who then arrested and charged a 49-year-old Franklin Park man with unlawful videotaping.156
- Young Man Shot Outside Old Orchard Shopping CenterA young man was wounded in a shooting in north suburban Skokie Friday night, outside the Old Orchard Shopping Center.227
- 3 Dead, 8 Shot In Citywide ViolenceThree men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in violence around the city since Friday night.167
- Orange Line Service Resumes After Train-Pedestrian IncidentCTA commuters were temporarily stymied on the Orange Line during the Friday rush hour after a train fatally struck a man on the tracks.401
- Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana LegislationIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.1238
- Teen Fatally Stabbed In Fight Outside Suburban Grocery StoreRomeoville police say a 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man got into a fight in the parking lot outside the Jewel-Osco on Weber Road.432
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