Rahm Emanuel

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. talks to reporters about his son, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who resigned from Congress on Nov. 21, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Rev. Jackson: Obama, Feds Need To Do More To Combat Chicago Violence

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.

07/09/2014

Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Source: Cubs Agree To Mayor’s Requests On Wrigley Renovations

This will allow the Cubs to make their presentation to the Commission on Landmarks on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at a round table discussion at police headquarters. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

U.S. Attorney General Holder Praises Emanuel For Safety Improvements

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.

07/02/2014

An urban farm. (Credit: CBS)

Urban Garden Offers Hope For Englewood Residents

A garden in the city is giving new hope to a long neglected neighborhood.

07/01/2014

Bill Clinton

Emanuel Gets Help Raising Cash From His Former Boss, Bill Clinton

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.

06/20/2014

Amara Enyia (Photo Credit: Obari Cartman)

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?’”

06/18/2014

US President Barack Obama (R) shakes han

Rahm Emanuel Makes Vanity Fair’s List Of Worlds Best-Dressed Mayors

In the eyes of Vanity Fair, Rahm Emanuel is too sexy for his suit.

06/17/2014

Dr. Amara Enyia, who’s running for Mayor of Chicago.

Mayoral Candidate: Mayor Emanuel Is The ‘Typical Candidate,’ And That’s The Problem

Her political and community experience, not to mention a law degree and PhD in Educational Policy, make her seem like a viable candidate for Mayor of Chicago. Yet to many, Dr. Amara Enyia just won’t seem conventional enough for the Chicago political machine.

06/16/2014

File photo of girl holding candle at a vigil. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chicago Leaders Gather To Promote Peace In Troubled Neighborhoods

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says parents should think of each night as a peace march in Chicago. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

06/13/2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell at the 2014 NFL Draft in New York City. (Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Windy City Deserves To Feel An NFL Draft

The NFL Draft needs a change of scenery and belongs in a city that loves football.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Abraham Lincoln

Hillary Clinton Mixes Up Her History At Chicago Book Tour Event

It would be a good narrative, if it were only true.

06/11/2014

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Bernstein: NFL’s Power Getting Silly

A one-year hiatus from Roman numerals is actually news.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wrigley Renovation Plan Won’t Be Heard Before Landmarks Commission Today

July appears to be the new timeframe for getting city approval on the expansion plan.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Kusanya in swahili roughly means "to gather." (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Englewood Cafe Succeeds Where The ‘Chicago Political Machine’ Fails

Looking at Kusanya Cafe, which serves great coffee and food and acts as an anchor for the Englewood community, the path to improving Chicago’s impoverished and violence-plagued neighborhoods becomes clear.

06/05/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a naturalization ceremony for 67 immigrants who became U.S. Citizens on July 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: Fee Increase Needed To Make 911 Operations Self-Sufficient

Mayor Emanuel says it’s “premature” to say if a higher tax on phone bills could be used to reduce the property tax hike he’s planned to help shore up the pension system, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

06/02/2014

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City Hall Calls For ‘Summer Of Faith And Action’ Instead Of Violence

One hundred people huddled Friday around Bishop Larry Trotter at the corner of 79th and Yates – said to be one of the bloodiest corners in the city.

05/23/2014

President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (L) as he arrives at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinios, August 3, 2011. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Norway Diplomat: Emanuel Irked By Peace Prize For Obama

A senior Norwegian diplomat says his country’s former ambassador to the United States was given a verbal lashing by Barack Obama’s chief of staff when the president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009.

05/15/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses city infrastructure projects at the Wells Street Bridge, after crews finished replacing the southern half of the span on March 11, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Responds To Critics On Schools, Fashion

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been under fire as he serves the final year of his first term in office from editorial writers, voters, even fashion critics.

05/14/2014

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel pounds the glass after a hooking penalty against the Minnesota Wild on Sunday. (Credit: Marty Murphy)

‘Stylish’ Rahm Emanuel Behind The Glass At Blackhawks-Wild Game

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking a bit of a beating on social media for his casual wardrobe at Sunday’s Blackhawks game.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2014

Chicago Public Schools

Battle Lines Drawn Over Obama School In Chicago

Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/05/2014

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