Residents of the diverse community headed home Thursday and learned about the passing of Nelson Mandela. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
Reaction came swiftly Thursday from the Illinois political world after the South African government announced the passing of civil-rights icon Nelson Mandela.
CBS 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.
George says the Pope is a very private person and his public role was the most difficult for him.
Responses were mostly positive here in Chicago, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
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.
Two families led by gay couples were optimistic it would finally mean the legalization of gay marriage nationwide.
The 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.
You didn’t have to be a Democrat to like Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget speech Wednesday, and you didn’t have to be a Republican to hate it.
Chicago LGBT leaders are reacting Tuesday to the ruling in California that overturned Proposition 8, which prohibited same-sex marriage in the Golden State and took away the right after it had already been granted.
The news of dictator Kim Jong Il’s death is rocking Chicago’s Korean community, where many people are expressing relief.
After more than two years of publicly denouncing the charges against him at every turn, a “stunned” Rod Blagojevich left federal count a convicted felon.
A variety of elected officials, many of them Republicans, began chiming in Monday moments after ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, a Democrat, was convicted of most corruption charges against him at the close of his federal trial.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he is concerned about President Barack Obama’s decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.
Chicagoans are reacting to the death of Osama bin Laden this morning, with a mixture of jubilation, relief and concern.