Rev. Paul Jakes

Rev. Paul Jakes (left) and attorney Anthony Romanucci (far right, at microphones) discuss a federal lawsuit seeking to end the Chicago Police Department's use of so-called "stop and frisk" tactics. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Lawsuit Seeks To End Police Stop And Frisk Tactics In Chicago

A group of six black men has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, and 14 unnamed police officers, alleging so-called “stop and frisk” procedures are unconstitutional.

04/21/2015

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. endorses Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in the race for mayor. (Credit: CBS)

Jackson Endorses Garcia; Blasts Emanuel For School Closings, Lack Of Development

With both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia hoping to build more support among black voters, Garcia on Monday won the backing of some prominent African-American ministers, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, who blasted the mayor’s priorities.

03/09/2015

The cast of 'The Book of Mormon' performs on stage during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘The Book Of Mormon’ Chicago Opening Draws Criticism, But Not From Mormons

Some local ministers are calling the musical both insensitive and racist, and they’re not even Mormon.

CBS 2–12/19/2012

Copper thieves ripped out copper wiring and cables from the power box at the back of the Paul Hall Community Center on June 10, 2012, leaving the building in the dark, and ruining food for the center's weekly food drive. (Credit: CBS)

Copper Thieves Leave Paul Hall Community Center In The Dark

A local charity that brings joy to the needy every holiday season has become the victim of robbery and sabotage.

CBS 2–06/13/2012