Aldermen In High-Crime Wards Defy Emanuel Over Use Of Surplus MoneyMayor Emanuel wants to plant trees and upgrade parks. But some aldermen insist that cash must go to fighting crime.
Aldermen Vote To Scale Back Airbnb RegulationsA City Council panel has given preliminary approval to changes in the regulations governing Airbnb and other vacation home-sharing websites, only eight months after aldermen passed the original ordinance.
Emanuel "In Awe" Of Slain Girl's Mother For Donating Child's Organs"Ms. Williams showed an incredible generosity keeping her child alive so she can donate her organs to another person," the mayor said.
Emanuel Presses Trump White House For More Federal ResourcesPublic safety and transportation came up as Chicago's mayor met with presidential aides Monday in Washington. CBS 2 political reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
Mayor Emanuel Meets With Mexico Mayors To Maintain TiesMayor Rahm Emanuel met with mayors from Mexico City, Guadalajara and Juarez City to reaffirm the strong ties between the local governments.
Emanuel Revives Daley's Dream Of O'Hare Express TrainsMayor Rahm Emanuel has vowed to resurrect a plan to provide express trains between O’Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago, a project long touted but ultimately abandoned by his predecessor, Richard M. Daley.
CTA To Open New Green Line Stop Near United Center, Kinzie CorridorThe new station should fill a 1.5 mile gap between 'L' stations at California and Ashland. It should improve public transit for area residents.
City Gets Tough On Shoddy Contractors After Firefighter’s DeathBuilding contractors who do unauthorized or shoddy work would face progressive discipline — ranging from a freeze on permits to license suspension or revocation — under a mayoral crackdown to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that killed a 42-year-old Chicago firefighter.
4th Ward Incumbent Has Backing Of Obama, Emanuel, But Will It Help?Appointee Sophia King will find out, as voters encounter a crowded ballot later this month. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
New Chicago Cops Graduate Amid Scrutiny108 new cops have graduated and are about to hit Chicago streets, and Supt. Johnson has more faith in them than some Cleveland preacher.
Emanuel Tells Trump To 'Send More FBI, DEA, ATF Agents'Hours after President Donald Trump suggested it would be a good idea to sit down with Chicago gang leaders, and again said he might have to take matters into his own hands to address violent crime in the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel essentially told the new president to put his money where his mouth is.
Ohio Pastor Claims Chicago Gangs Want To Work With Trump To Fight CrimeDr. Darrell Scott, senior pastor of New Revival Center in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, was a guest of Trump's at an African-American History Month meeting at the White House, and claimed he was "contacted by some of the top gang thugs in Chicago for a sit-down."