Richard Daley

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses proposed gun control measures he's introduced to the City Council. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Travels To China To Promote Chicago

City officials say a memorandum of understanding to be signed in China will establish Chicago “as a gateway for Chinese investment.”


Mayor Daley and Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson at a neighborhood cleanup. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Former Chicago Mayor Daley, Students Help With Gary Neighborhood Clean Up

Former Mayor Richard Daley brought his grad students to Gary today to help Gary’s mayor and a group of volunteers with a neighborhood clean-up, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Bill Daley, who is considering a run for governor, called life in politics 'brutal.' (CBS)

Will Name Hurt Bill Daley In Potential Run For Governor?

As Bill Daley considers a run for governor, does the Daley name still carry its same old clout? CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talked to some insiders to find out.


Tom Ricketts

Bernstein: Ricketts, Cubs Learn From Mistakes

Tom Ricketts met his wife in the Wrigley Field bleachers, or so goes the legend that was spun as he and his siblings purchased the Cubs in 2009.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2013

Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko (Chicago Police Department)

Daley Nephew, Back In Chicago, Has Booking Mug Shot

Richard J. Vanecko was charged Monday with involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman following a grand jury investigation.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Daley’s Pension Manipulation Tarnishes Legacy

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says former Mayor Daley sweetened his pension at a time when payouts to public employees are threatened.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: My Crystal Ball On Bill Daley’s Plans

So the big “B” boys in the White House, Bill Daley and President Barack Obama, are getting divorced, because – they say – Daley wants to be in Chicago with his family. Or, could it be that Daley wants to be in Chicago to get set to run for governor?

CBS 2–01/10/2012

Valerie Jarrett talks with reporters Saturday about the legacy of former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley. (CBS)

Top White House Officials Expected At Maggie Daley’s Funeral

At least four top White House officials will be in attendance at Maggie Daley’s funeral Monday.


File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Maggie Daley, Chicago’s Beloved Former First Lady

Her smile could light a room. Her spirit moved even the most hardened politician.


Solar panels installed on a Chicago rooftop. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Green Tech Boondoggle

A deal to install solar panels on public buildings seven years ago did not live up to expectations. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.


Ex-Mayor Richard Daley and current Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared together Thursday at a library dedication. (CBS)

All Smiles And Mutual Admiration As Daley, Emanuel Reunite

Mayor Emanuel has said the old days of clout-heavy contracts are over at City Hall, but he declined to slam his predecessor as the two appeared together Thursday at a library dedication.


Remember this scene? Drivers became stranded on Lake Shore Drive during the Blizzard of 2011. (CBS)

Blizzard Report Outlines Ways To Avoid Another Shutdown Of Lake Shore Drive

Mayor Rahm Emanuel should consider installing cuts in the median planters that beautify Lake Shore Drive to prevent a repeat of the Blizzard of 2011 fiasco that shut down the drive and stranded 530 vehicles, a city-based report suggests.


Outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley gavels the close of his last city council meeting during a swearing-in ceremony for mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel.  (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Mayor Daley Takes Public Policy Post At U. Of C.

Former Mayor Richard Daley has only been out of office for a little more than a week, and he already has a new job.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

A beaming Maggie Daley appeared vibrant during one of her last public appearances as Chicago's first lady. (CBS)

For Chicago’s First Lady, A Final Bow, Too

As her husband, Mayor Richard Daley, spent his last business day at City Hall, Maggie Daley took what’s expected to be her final bow as Chicago’s first lady.


Mayor Richard Daley on his farewell tour Friday; right, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Changing Of The Guard Moves Forward

Mayor Daley continued feeling the love of Chicagoans on his newly launched farewell tour. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel was busy mending fences.


Linda Stanford got a new lease on her professional life with Chicago Career Tech. (CBS)

New Job-Training Program Aids Middle-Aged Middle Class

Chicago Career Tech was created to help people whose positions were eliminated mid-career.


Corey Ankum Funeral

UPDATE: Funeral Service Held For Firefighter Ankum

Hundreds of colleagues and friends pay tribute to the husband and father, who perished along with a peer during a Dec. 22 fire.


Parking Meter Pay Box

New Year Brings New — And Higher — Parking Rates

Mayor Daley’s controversial lease of city parking spaces comes with a regular slate of rate hikes.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2010

Daley Academic Center

DePaul Names Academic Center After Mayor And Maggie Daley

Five days before supplanting his father as Chicago’s longest-serving mayor, Richard M. Daley on Tuesday accepted a moving and enduring tribute from his college and law school alma mater.


Richard M. Daley (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Daley Wants New Chicago Public Schools CEO Quickly

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley says he hopes to chose a new leader for the nation’s third largest school district by the end of the year.