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.
Mayor Emanuel is warning Chicago will be hurt if lack of a budget deal triggers automatic budget cuts known as Sequestration, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Emanuel has issued statement mourning the loss of bluesman Magic Slim, who did it his way against some long odds. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
The Emanuel Administration is announcing the first major expansion of Chicago’s Blue Cart Recycling Program. He kicked off the first phase on the North Side.
Mayor Emanuel and labor leaders have announced settlement on a new Police Sergeants’ contract that he hopes can be a framework for a larger police union agreement.
A onetime Illinois Department of Transportation employee has been chosen by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to replace Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th).
Illinois and Indiana law enforcement officers plan to team-up to go after gun-runners.
Hadiya Pendleton’s family had said they wanted to keep politics out of the 15-year-old murder victim’s funeral and despite the political undertones, considering some of the guests, they mostly did.
The Emanuel administration says its plan for bulk buying of electricity is moving ahead of schedule and that means some extra savings for Chicago residents.
Even Chicago’s big boss doesn’t get out of jury duty–or at least reporting for jury duty.
An emotional Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Kenwood, a week after performing with her school band at President Obama’s inaugural, was “what is best in our city,” and the gunman who killed her was a “punk.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office has so far received 42 applications for the vacancy in the 7th Ward following the resignation of Sandi Jackson.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is putting more pressure on gun makers to get behind his push for an assault weapons ban and criminal background checks for gun purchasers.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he like some parts of the Chicago Cubs plans to refurbish Wrigley Field, but he’s not ready to give his blessing to a deal just yet.
Tom Ricketts met his wife in the Wrigley Field bleachers, or so goes the legend that was spun as he and his siblings purchased the Cubs in 2009.
Gun owners in Chicago and suburban Cook County may have new incentives for keeping better track of their weapons.
Clayco Inc. develops and builds large projects across the country and it already has 280 employees in Chicago. Moving the corporate headquarters here from St. Louis will add another 300.
Mayor Emanuel’s tour of a student-run garden was interrupted by protestors.
Gov. Pat Quinn was among the public officials who expressed condolences and horror at the shooting rampage, details of which were still emerging by late afternoon.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago police are making strong moves to confront continuing city violence—which has included violent attacks at funerals.