Here’s the breakdown: 37 incumbents and 13 newcomers; 38 men and 12 women. They range in age from 26 up to 71. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Thrown into a bruising run-off election, Rahm Emanuel scored a hard-fought second term, defeating Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Tuesday, thus ending a mayoral campaign never before seen in Chicago.
As the votes were being counted in Chicago, it was time to shift the focus to the important stuff: the cost of drinking at the post-election parties.
The temporary restraining order will remain in effect until after the April 7 runoff election, Judge Robert Dow said in an 18-page opinion. The CTA also can’t discipline or threaten to discipline employees for passing out the materials.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia are disagreed over whether “Star Wars” creator George Lucas’ museum should be located along the city’s lakefront.
When it comes to safety, a city is often judged by the number of homicides and shootings it has in a year. Where does that leave other crimes like criminal sexual assault? Not a priority, say some sexual assault advocates.
In a rapid-fire hour of questions and answers, Emanuel sounded definitive about the city’s budget problems and how to solve them, while Garcia, a Cook County commissioner, sought to cast doubt on the incumbent’s plans.
Eighteen percent were undecided in the one-question poll.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw cold water on the Chicago Cubs’ request to begin working on Wrigley Field renovations around the clock, after cold winter weather significantly delayed construction of new bleachers.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine says there’s a lot more going on behind the scenes of the Chicago mayoral race.
hose who want to see an elected Board of Education in Chicago say this week’s overwhelming referendum vote in favor of the idea may be symbolic, but it’s a real boost, too.
Ald. Bob Fioretti and businessman Willie Wilson are out of the mayoral race, but not without clout. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Following some of the money in Rahm Emanuel’s PAC, Chicago Forward.
Everything is immediately bad right now. Really bad in Chicago sports.
Mayor Emanuel and his four challengers are not holding anything back, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
There is nothing more depressing, more revolting than adults selfishly acting like martyrs and using children as symbolic human shields.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was so outraged with the decision by Little League International officials to strip Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West of its national title, that he personally called the organization’s leader.
On endorsement comes from former mayor Richard Daley, who had lunch with Rahm Emanuel last week. Another comes from a Chicago congressman. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Willie Wilson found himself the focus of Chicago’s mayoral race Thursday, for the wrong reason. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Primary opponent Willie Wilson, an African American, said minorities have not benefited from the mayor’s tenure. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.