Chicago School Watchdog On Federal Indictment: Told You SoWendy Katten is hoping the indictment of Barbara Bryd-Bennett prompts school board members to listen to parents when they raise concerns about an issue.
Don't Forget Abuse Victims, Cardinal George Critic SaysGrief at the passing of Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George should not completely overshadow sex abuse that occurred on his watch as archbishop, a frequent adversary said Friday.
In Wake Of Ferguson Decision, Chicago Protesters Take To The StreetsAfter news broke there would be no indictment, the protesters moved through the streets, including Lake Shore Drive. The marchers were monitored by dozens of police officers.
Far South Side Residents Endorse Red Line Extension The CTA has an ambitious proposal in the works: extending the Red Line from 95th Street south to 130th, with four stops along the way. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
In Chicago's Hyde Park, Sadness Spreads At News Of Mandela's DeathResidents of the diverse community headed home Thursday and learned about the passing of Nelson Mandela. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
Illinois Tributes Begin Pouring In For MandelaReaction came swiftly Thursday from the Illinois political world after the South African government announced the passing of civil-rights icon Nelson Mandela.
African-American Familes Not Optimistic After Zimmerman AcquittalCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot talks to parents and their sons about life after a jury finds neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.
Cardinal George Surprised At Pope's ResignationGeorge says the Pope is a very private person and his public role was the most difficult for him.
Chicagoans React To Women In Combat RolesResponses were mostly positive here in Chicago, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
In Illinois, Flags Lowered To Half-Staff As Officials Express Horror At School ShootingGov. 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.
Chicagoans Divided Over U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Gay-Marriage MeasureTwo families led by gay couples were optimistic it would finally mean the legalization of gay marriage nationwide.
Some Call Health Care Ruling A Life Saver For Patients, Others Say It Will Destroy BusinessThe U.S. Supreme Court essentially upheld President Barack Obama’s health care plan Thursday, and Illinois political leaders and think tanks are alternately calling the ruling a guarantee for better health care, or a destructive stress on the economy.