President Obama reflected on the importance of the site, saying it holds a special place in his memory of his time in Chicago. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was on hand as the president formally made Pullman a national monument — and as he spoke highly of Rahm Emanuel, his former White House chief of staff.
The independent Newberry Library has preserved thousands and thousands of records from the Pullman Palace Car Company, which was the catalyst of the nation’s first industry-wide railroad strike, and the formation of the first all-black labor union
The White House says Obama will be in his hometown on Thursday. He’s expected to deliver remarks in the afternoon at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy.
WBBM’s Craig Delilmore reports this debate focused largely on issues affecting the African American community and Mayor Emanuel more than once referred to President Barack Obama’s expected visit to designate part of the far South Side’s Pullman community as a national park.
President Barack Obama will visit Chicago next week to designate the historic Pullman neighborhood – one of the first “company towns” in the U.S. – as a national monument.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in a major campaign speech, talked about what he’s already done and what he plans to do if re-elected.
Chicago Police say they arrested a man who pulled a gun on the parking lot of a police station this morning.
The Pullman neighborhood has many iconic buildings, like the Hotel Florence and the Pullman row houses, but some have fallen on hard times in an area with crime fears.
Ronnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m.
Most recently, a 25-year-old man walked into Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center after he was shot in the hand in the 7800 block of South South Shore Drive, police said.
The fire started around 9 a.m. at a 2 ½-story building at 740 E. 105th Pl.
The outbound Bishop Ford was shut down following a police chase that apparently ended with an arrest on the highway.
A 17-year-old has been charged as an adult with murder, in connection with the robbery of an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s sergeant Monday night that left another suspect dead.
Pullman at 11th and Cottage started as a company town owned by George Pullman to house workers at his company, which manufactured luxurious Pullman Railroad Sleeping cars.
Three members of the state’s congressional delegation are teaming up in a bipartisan effort to establish a national park in the historic Pullman neighborhood.
Police are searching for a 19-year-old college student missing from the South Side Pullman neighborhood.
CBS 2’s Rob Johnson looks at Pullman’s origins as part of the Pullman Railcar empire — and its future.
The historic Pullman neighborhood, once the center of the railroad industry and home to the Pullman passenger car factory, is poised for a revival.
Part of Chicago’s historic Pullman neighborhood is a step closer to becoming a national park.