Rahm Emanuel

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Everything Is Bad

Everything is immediately bad right now. Really bad in Chicago sports.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, William "Dock" Walls, Willie Wilson, Bob Fioretti, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Mayoral Candidates Throw Themselves Into The Home Stretch

Mayor Emanuel and his four challengers are not holding anything back, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

02/20/2015

Jackie Robinson West player Brandon Green (in #14 jersey) and his mother, Venisa, (behind him) were joined by Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Michael Pfleger at a news conference to denounce the Little League ruling stripping JRW of its national title, for residency rule violations. (Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Opinion: Pfleger, Emanuel Should Be Ashamed In Wake Of JRW Scandal

There is nothing more depressing, more revolting than adults selfishly acting like martyrs and using children as symbolic human shields.

02/12/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke at a victory rally for the Jackie Robinson West Little League team on Aug. 27, 2014, after it had won the U.S. title in the Little League World Series, and was runner-up in the world championship. (Credit: CBS)

Rahm Emanuel Calls Little League Boss To Blast JRW Decision

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.

02/12/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel makes a public appearance Nov. 24 as challengers filed to replace him. (CBS)

Emanuel Gets Daley, Rush Endorsements; Wilson Votes Early

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.

02/09/2015

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine plays audio for mayoral candidate Willie Wilson in which Wilson appears to use the term "Whitey." (CBS)

Mayoral Candidate: If I Used The Term ‘Whitey,’ It Doesn’t Reflect My Values

Willie Wilson found himself the focus of Chicago’s mayoral race Thursday, for the wrong reason. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

02/05/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Several Unions Line Up Behind Emanuel

Primary opponent Willie Wilson, an African American, said minorities have not benefited from the mayor’s tenure. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

01/29/2015

The bane of Chicago motorists: red-light cameras. (CBS)

Mayor Emanuel: I Pay The Red-Light Tickets For My Motorcade

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s two-car motorcade has tripped the cameras at red-light intersections, on multiple occasions. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports on his explanation.

01/29/2015

A 7-foot bronze statue of Ernie Banks was moved to Daley Plaza on Wednesday, and will stay there through Saturday, as a public memorial after his death at the age of 83. (Credit: CBS)

View: Fans Gather At Daley Plaza To Remember Ernie Banks

Banks will always be “Mr. Chicago,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel says.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2015

MURDERSDL

Chicago Shooting Deaths Are Up … Or Down, Depending On How You Look At It

Johnson: It’s annoying that people constantly scream about year-to-year shooting statistics on every article that decides to use a different stat, and it’s annoying that we (the press) cling to year-to-year changes as if two years can tell our readers everything they need to know. Two years is nothing!

01/28/2015

from clockwise, left, Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Ward 2 Ald. Bob Fioretti; businessman Willie Wilson; Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

CBS 2 To Broadcast Feb. 10 Mayoral Debate

The event, to be broadcast live, begins at 6 p.m. at the DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place.

01/12/2015

Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson. (Credit: CBS)

Mayoral Hopeful Wilson To Begin Pouring Money Into TV Commercials

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may no longer have TV to himself to boost his re-election hopes, CBS 2 has learned.

01/02/2015

(Photo by Michael Lann/Getty Images)

Was It Wrong Of Lagunitas Brewing Company To Give Da Mayor $25,000 Bucks?

Do we really have to choose between our gluttony and our political beliefs? Boy do I hope not…

12/31/2014

Jesus Garcia campaigning in Humboldt Park. (CreditL CBS)

Emanuel, Garcia Vying For Hispanic Voters

Chicago’s mayoral election is little more than a month away and today, both Mayor Emanuel and one of his major challengers turned their attention to attracting Hispanic voters, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.

12/14/2014

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study: Jobs Prevent Violence In Chicago’s Most Impoverished Neighborhoods

With positive results from a summer jobs program for Chicago teens continuing to roll in, maybes it’s time for Mayor Emanuel to accompany the mountains of praise he has for Chicago’s youth programs with some more cash.

12/11/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Blasts Quinn After Former Campaign Aide Picked To Run Illinois Sports Facilities Board

Mayor Emanuel is critical of Governor Quinn for engineering the appointment a campaign aid to run the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

12/10/2014

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2014 On Track To See Fewer Homicides, With Some Chicago Neighborhoods Still Being Left Behind

As of November 30th, Chicago’s homicides are down when compared to last year. Though it looks likely 2014 will see fewer homicides than 2013, there are many factors, including a substantial rise in homicides in November, that could stop that from happening.

12/04/2014

City Hall

Emanuel Asks Aldermen To Raise Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour Over Time

A special council meeting will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to a notice posted on the city clerk’s website.

11/28/2014

City Hall

Monday, Chicagoans Will Know Who’s Really Running For Mayor

The clock is ticking for Chicago mayoral hopefuls still planning to run in the February primary. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

11/21/2014

Chicago Teachers Union Karen Lewis appears in a video posted online. (YouTube)

Karen Lewis Endorses Emanuel Opponent For Mayor

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor, is seen in a video posted online Friday endorsing mayoral candidate Jesus Garcia.

10/31/2014

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