The two-day mission inaugurates a sister city partnership, building on the strength of the ethnic and regional similarities both towns share.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Senator Dick Durbin and military dignitaries at Soldier Field thanking veterans assembled for their service to the nation.
Mayor Emanuel says he agrees with Governor Pat Quinn that the State needs to invest in transportation including roads, bridges and mass transit, but he doesn’t back the Governor on the proposed Illiana Corridor toll road that would connect I-55 near Wilmington to I-65 in Indiana.
At an event for the National Holocaust Memorial Museum, Mayor Emanuel said people who speak out and act against injustice should do so on behalf of gays, lesbians and undocumented immigrant families, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Newly introduced speed cameras may be the answer for Chicago city officials who struggling to plug a projected $300 million hole in the next budget. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Mayor Emanuel says Chicago is getting more convention and trade show business largely because of unprecedented cooperation with the local labor unions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Emanuel says most Chicago City services will be untouched by the partial federal government shutdown, but he chastises Congressional Republicans for continuing the stalemate, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
Chicago’s top cop says tougher gun laws would help police curb violence. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Mayor Emanuel says he’ll use a special tax fund to expand the North Side’s much desired Walter Payton College Prep High School, WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Gun violence, Syria and an impression of Bill Clinton highlighted a nearly 15-minute long appearance by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Monday on the Late Show with David Letterman on CBS.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Chicago Park District Superintendent Michael Kelly to celebrate the opening of a new playground at Lawler Park in the Clearing neighborhood.
The former head of the Chicago Public Schools, ousted after a politically disastrous teachers’ strike last fall, is opening up about his experience in Chicago and with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
A new study bolsters Mayor Emanuel’s argument that summer jobs programs for teenagers are helping to hold down the crime rate, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The leisure and hospitality industry in Chicago is experiencing a spike of 2.3 percent from year-ago employment levels.
Mayor Emanuel addressed the escalating number of shootings around the city and says some headway is being made in the war against crime.
It’s not exactly the mayor in a mosh pit.
For the sake of a staggering basketball program and lining some already stuffed pockets, the end game is many people—kids mostly—not being shown the way to wisdom.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Monday that his crime-fighting strategies are “clearly working,” even though he was “disappointed” at the number of shootings across the city during the long July 4th weekend.
67 people from 32 countries took the oath of allegiance and became U.S. citizens during a ceremony at the Cultural Center.