Mayor Rahm Emanuel has called on state lawmakers to ease up on penalties for small-time drug possession cases, even though the city’s own effort to issue tickets for marijuana possession – rather than arrest suspects – has largely fizzled.
Mayor Emanuel says he’s encouraged about the chances of Chicago being home to the planned Barack Obama Presidential Library.
The city has launched a multi-agency effort to end homelessness among veterans in Chicago by the end of next year.
Sunday’s Mexican Independence Day parade in Little Village could feature a preview of next year’s race for mayor of Chicago.
The civil-rights attorney was first elected in 2007 and fought a highly publicized battle with cancer.
The 2nd Ward alderman has been telling friends he intends to challenge incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Mayor Emanuel says he’s committed to raising the minimum wage in Chicago to $13 an hour regardless of what happens at the state and federal levels, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Jackie Robinson West faces an elimination game tonight against Pennsylvania.
A woman was robbed early Sunday near the North Side home of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The Cubs saw this coming, and don’t seem worried about it one bit.
She’s not filed any papers or formed any formal committees. But when pressed, Karen Lewis admits that behind the scenes, there’s plenty going on. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
What if the inconsistent way the Chicago Police Department handles stolen bikes is indicative of how the department works as a whole?
The results of a new public opinion poll show Mayor Rahm Emanuel may not be in as much trouble with voters as some thought and that CTU President Karen Lewis’ strength may have been overstated, though she disagrees.
When will Cubs be able to spend big? Tom Ricketts is leaving that up to the front office.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Mayor Emanuel are differing on where the fingers should be pointed when it comes to federal anti-violence help, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
This will allow the Cubs to make their presentation to the Commission on Landmarks on Thursday.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is praising the Emanuel administration for its steps aimed at reducing youth violence, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A garden in the city is giving new hope to a long neglected neighborhood.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former boss, Bill Clinton, was in town Friday to help his re-election efforts. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Mayoral Candidate, Dr. Amara Enyia: Chicago Has A ‘Political System That No Longer Works For The People’
“This is about the state of our democracy, and in order to have an effective democracy, you’ve got to be willing to look at individuals for who they are and question ‘What are their values?’”