Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds announces his 2012 campaign for the congressional seat he once held in the 1990s. (CBS).

Federal Judge OK’s Residency Plan For Mel Reynolds During Legal Proceedings

As he faces tax charges, the former congressman has no home and had to scramble to find housing that met restrictions on him because of a 1995 statutory-rape conviction.


5046 South Greenwood Ave.

Obama Hints He May Not Return To Chicago

The South Side resident suggests the location of his post-presidency home will be driven by what’s best for his family. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Rob Halpin

Report: Emanuel’s Tenant Says He’d Like To Stay

The last word has not been heard about Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel’s residency issue.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley Defends City Worker Residency Rule

Without a residency requirement for city employees, Chicago would kiss its middle-class goodbye, Mayor Richard M. Daley warned Monday, arguing that other major cities lived to regret it.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011

Police Generic

Can Emanuel Residency Ruling Apply To Police, Firefighters?

The heads of the Chicago police and firefighter unions are commenting today on yesterday’s residency ruling for mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel.

WBBM Newsradio–01/28/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Consultant: Emanuel Has Become Sympathetic Figure

The back-and-forth over Emanuel residency has achieved an unexpected result.


Rahm Emanuel. (CBS)

Chicagoans Sound Off On Emanuel Ruling

Rahm Emanuel’s residency issue has been decided once and for all, and Chicagoans are sounding off on the issue.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011

Rahm Emanuel

High Court: Emanuel Will Be On Ballot

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that Rahm Emanuel remain on the mayoral ballot.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Rahm Emanuel. (CBS)

Emanuel Case Likely Won’t Reach U.S. Supreme Court

Could the case of Rahm Emanuel’s residency go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court?

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Gery Chico

Rivals Criticize Chico Over City Worker Residency

Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico is being criticized by his rivals for suggesting the city could do without residency requirements for municipal employees.

WBBM Newsradio–01/26/2011

Rahm Emanuel

It’s Down To The Wire For Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel is back on the ballot for now, but the Illinois Supreme Court must decide whether he will stay there.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Chicago Mayoral candidate Gery Chico. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Chico Says He Might End City Worker Residency Rule

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico said Tuesday he’s open to getting rid of the rule that requires city employees to live in the city.


Rahm Emanuel

Newspapers Slam Court’s Decision On Emanuel

Both of Chicago’s major newspapers are criticizing Monday’s Illinois Appellate Court ruling against Rahm Emanuel.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Court Tosses Rahm Emanuel From Chicago Mayoral Ballot

The Illinois Appellate Court has tossed mayoral frontrunner Rahm Emanuel off the ballot, reversing the decision of a lower court.


Rahm Emanuel

Appeals Court Deliberating Emanuel Residency Case

The Illinois Appellate Court is deliberating about whether Rahm Emanuel meets the residency requirements to run for mayor of Chicago after hearing arguments from both sides on Wednesday.


Rahm Emanuel

Judge Rules Emanuel Should Stay On Ballot

A Cook County judge has ruled that Rahm Emanuel should stay on the mayoral ballot this February.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Judge Could Rule On Emanuel Candidacy By Next Tuesday

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel will likely find out next week if he’ll stay on the ballot in Chicago’s mayoral race.


Rahm Emanuel

Election Board Finds For Emanuel

A court challenge was filed soon after the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners recommended that Rahm Emanuel’s name appear on the ballot for mayor.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2010

Rahm Emanuel

Recommendation Coming On Emanuel Residency

Rahm Emanuel could find out very soon whether he will be on the ballot for mayor in February.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2010

Rahm Emanuel

Hearing Officer To Issue Decision On Emanuel

Today could be a critical day for Rahm Emanuel’s bid to become mayor of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2010