Chef Charlie Trotter talks with CBS 2 about his retirement plans. (CBS)

Chef Charlie Trotter Says It’s Time To Retire, In His ‘Prime’

The man credited with helping foster Chicago’s reputation as a major food city is hanging up his white coat and tall puffy hat to pursue travel and academic interests.


Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George Doesn’t Want To Retire As Chicago’s Bishop Yet

Cardinal Francis George will be submitting a letter of retirement as Chicago’s archbishop to the Pope next month when he turns 75, but he said he hopes the Pope won’t accept it.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

State Sen. Jeffrey Schoenberg

State Sen. Schoenberg To Retire When Term Ends

Illinois State Sen. Jeffrey Schoenberg (D-Evanston) has decided to retire at the end of his current term, after 22 years in the General Assembly.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Cardinal Francis George in Rome (CBS)

Cardinal’s Retirement May Not Be So Imminent

When Francis Cardinal George turns 75 on Jan. 16, he’s required by church law to hand in his resignation. But after 15 years as Archbishop of Chicago, he’s not ready to step down just yet, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


Jim Williams, Mayor Daley

Jim Williams Looks Back With His Old Boss, Mayor Daley

Mayor Richard M. Daley has discussed his legacy in a series of interviews. But CBS 2’s Jim Williams had a different conversation with the mayor.

CBS 2–05/16/2011

Mayor Daley shows a scrapbook from his recent trip to China. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Daley Hopes For Exhibit In Library

As he winds down his last few days in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley is reflecting on his legacy and the kind of honor he’d like after he ends his 22-year run at City Hall this coming Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley To Host Open House At City Hall

Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 22 years in office end in just one week, and today, he is thanking Chicagoans for their support with an open house at City Hall.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Mayor Daley At Wheaton College

Daley Not Concrete On Plans For Life After Mayor’s Office

Mayor Richard M. Daley is being a bit evasive about what he plans to do with all his energy after he leaves office.

WBBM Newsradio–05/05/2011

Mayor Daley's Last City Council Meeting

Mayor Daley Presides Over Last City Council Meeting

After 22 years in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley presided over his final City Council meeting.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

Rudy Clay

Gary Mayor Rudy Clay Getting Ready To Bow Out

Next Tuesday is Election Day in Northwest Indiana, and in Gary, voters will choose nominees to become replace longtime Mayor RUdy Clay

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

Manny Ramirez

Facing Suspension, Manny Ramirez Retires

In a surprising turn of events, Manny Ramirez has retired from baseball. According to reports, Ramirez tested positive for a banned substance and was facing a 100 game suspension.


Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley Begins Farewell Tour Of City’s Neighborhoods

As he prepares to conclude his 22 years in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley kicked off a kind of “farewell tour” of Chicago’s neighborhoods with a stop on the Near West Side Thursday.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Albert Triplett has worked a whopping 60 years at Navistar. (CBS)

Navistar Worker To Retire After 60 Years

This is the last week on the job for a Chicago man – a forklift operator who’s retiring after 60 years at Navistar.

WBBM Newsradio–03/31/2011

Officer Mike Granberg and his police dog, Lexo. (Credit: Bob Roberts/Newsradio 780)

Beloved Police Dog, Officer Retire On Same Day

One of the Chicago Police Department’s most productive dogs retired Tuesday, along with his handler.


Dick Tracy

‘Dick Tracy’ Cartoonist To Retire

Naperville cartoonist Dick Locher is retiring after more than 30 years creating the “Dick Tracy” comic strip.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley May Teach, Write Book

When he leaves office, Mayor Richard M. Daley says he’s considering teaching and writing a book.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

Brett Favre

Favre Files Retirement Papers

This time it looks like the real deal. Brett Favre will end his NFL career after 20 seasons.


Brett Favre, Jay Cutler

Harris: Does Brett Favre Regret Coming Back This Year?

The Vikings loss to the Bears made them 3-6, but the loss wasn’t the only story. Brett Favre addressed the media after the game talking about his decision to come back this year. Did he regret his decision?

670 The Score–11/15/2010