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.
Mayor Emanuel has announced a 1-million dollar grant from the Gates Foundation which is designed to help move the Chicago Public Library into the future – with more technology.
Nike is kicking in some cash to help Chicago kids stay occupied this summer, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn, and the former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta led the way as Chicago marked Memorial Day with a parade down State Street.
Opponents of Chicago school closures are vowing to fight on, but they appear to have little chance of reversing the mayor’s agenda… unless a federal judge steps in, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
In a newsletter to 42nd Ward residents Alderman Brendan Reilly says he is getting expert help trying to find ways of getting out of the city’s 75-year parking meter lease deal championed by former Mayor Richard Daley.
A Chicago home to royalty in the arts, and a mayor of Chicago, has been honored as the city’s most historic site for African-Americans, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Activists fighting the mayor’s plan to close more than fifty schools, mostly in black neighborhoods, are urging people to boycott the public meetings being held for the individual schools, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Drinking, gambling and urinating on the public way are crimes that, Chicago Police contend, can “ruin the social fabric” of a neighborhood and set the stage for more serious crimes, including prostitution, gang loitering and narcotics sales.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s brother, Zeke, offers a revealing portrait of Chicago’s top elected official in a new book he was signing in Winnetka Thursday.
You probably don’t know his name, but he helped you figure out where Chicago’s snowplows were this winter.
CBSChicago.com reported that a jumbo-sized sticking point has emerged in the negotiations over the rehab of 99-year-old Wrigley Field with the Cubs wanting to erect a giant video screen beyond the bleachers that would measure 6,000 square feet.
A few ways teachers can take that crushing anguish they’ve acquired while fighting for their communities and relieve it just the tiniest bit.
More than a dozen ministers from the South and West sides delivered a letter to Mayor Emanuel’s office calling for a year-long moratorium on school closings.
They called him a racist. They called him the “Murder Mayor.” After two days of silence, Mayor Rahm Emanuel finally speaks about the decision to close 53 Chicago public schools.
Mayor Emanuel says Chicago children would be the beneficiaries if the state allows the city to have a gambling casino.
The CTA compares it to open heart surgery: the shutdown of the Wells Street Bridge for reconstruction, starting this weekend – affecting the Brown Line and five other lines. And Mayor Emanuel says the city is saving money – and time.
Art, music, computers classes — it’s a sacrifice many principals and parents have had to make in order to fund a full day of kindergarten. No more, though. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.