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Former Mayor Richard M. Daley talks about his first year of retirement, after speaking at a trade show at the Merchandise Mart on June 11, 2012. Daley left office in May 2011, after 22 years as mayor of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Daley, Freeman-Wilson Team Up For U Of C Public Policy Program

Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and a group of University of Chicago graduate students he now teaches are reaching across the state line to help the battered steel town of Gary, Ind.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2012

The Bloomingdale Building, at 900 N. Michigan Av., where former Mayor Richard M. Daley moved after leaving office. The developer-owned condo where he lived with his late wife, Maggie, is up for sale, listed at $2.725 million. (Credit: CBS)

Daley’s Michigan Avenue Condo For Sale For $2.7M

The Magnificent Mile condo where former Mayor Richard M. Daley moved shortly after leaving office is on the market.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley talks about his first year of retirement, after speaking at a trade show at the Merchandise Mart on June 11, 2012. Daley left office in May 2011, after 22 years as mayor of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Daley Reflects On First Year Of Retirement

More than a year after leaving office, Richard M. Daley reflected on his time as mayor on Monday, and spoke about missing his late wife Maggie, missing everyday people, and even missing the media who covered him for almost a quarter century as mayor.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, One Year Later: Emanuel And The City Council

It was one year ago tomorrow that Chicago inaugurated a new mayor.

WBBM Newsradio–05/15/2012

Artist rendering of what a new cargo facility will look like at O'Hare International Airport. (handout)

Emanuel Announces $200M Cargo Center At O’Hare

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced a $200 million deal to build a massive cargo center at O’Hare International Airport, a project set into motion by former Mayor Richard M. Daley more than 15 years ago.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2012

Richard M. Daley (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

BGA Blasts Pension Sweeteners For Daley, Aldermen

The Better Government Association is denouncing the latest examples of alleged government pension manipulation, uncovered by a Chicago Tribune investigation.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2012

Chicago's "B-Cycle" bike sharing program launched in July 2010 offered rental bicycles at a number of tourist locations. The city is looking to expand the program to 3,000 bikes and 300 stations for summer 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Bike-Rental Plan Gets City Council Approval

Chicago will have 3,000 bicycles to rent from 300 stations this summer — and 4,000 bikes at 400 stations by next year — under an ambitious plan approved by the City Council Wednesday to provide the “missing link” in mass transit.


Kevin's Garden, an open space at the new Lurie Children's Hospital, is named after Kevin Daley, the late son of former Mayor Richard M. Daley. Kevin died from spina bifida in 1981. The space named in his honor gives patients a space to enjoy sunlight and fresh air while at the hospital. (Credit: CBS)

New Children’s Hospital Dedicates Garden In Honor Of Kevin Daley

It was an emotional moment for former Mayor Richard M. Daley on Tuesday, as a haven for hospitalized kids was dedicated at the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

CBS 2–04/17/2012

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley Agrees To Testify In Burge Lawsuit

Retired Mayor Richard M. Daley has agreed to testify under oath before attorneys suing the City of Chicago about former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

David Koschman

Ruling Expected Next Week In Death Case Involving Daley Nephew

Nanci Koschman, David Koschman’s mother, and two other relatives want a judge to appoint an outside prosecutor to determine whether criminal charges still might be merited in the death, and to investigate how police and prosecutors handled the case.


Mayor Daley At Wheaton College

Attorneys Push To Question Daley In Burge Torture Lawsuit

A renewed push is on to get retired Mayor Richard M. Daley to submit to a deposition about former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Former Mayor Richard Daley speaks publicly for the first time about the death of his wife, Maggie, and about life after leaving City Hall, during a reception at the law office where he is of counsel. (Credit: CBS)

Daley Talks About Life After City Hall, Losing Maggie

Nine months after leaving City Hall, former Mayor Richard M. Daley isn’t letting the grass grow under his feet. Wednesday night, Daley opened up about his life out of office, and life without his late wife, Maggie.

CBS 2–02/22/2012

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 27: A man arrested during protests at the G8/G20 summits is released from the detention center June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Police have been making many arrests during the protests including many journalists during this final day of the G20 summit. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

White House Aides Discuss Agenda For NATO/G8 Summits

So far, most of the talk about the upcoming G8 and NATO summits in Chicago has been about what may happen on the streets outside the meetings, but on Tuesday, White House officials briefed reporters on other aspects of the summits.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring legendary Chicago publisher John H. Johnson. (U.S. Postal Service)

Publisher John H. Johnson Honored With Postal Stamp

Former Mayor Richard Daley looked vibrant and chipper in his first public appearance since the funeral for his late wife, Maggie Daley, last November, as he helped honor Ebony and Jet magazine publisher John H. Johnson, who was commemorated with a postal stamp on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Protestors march in a anti-war protest through the streets on March 20, 2003 in Chicago, Illinois. Several thousand protestors marched through the city's downtown tying up traffic during rush hour. Hundreds were later arrested after being boxed-in by police on a side street off Michigan Avenue in the city's Magnificent Mile shopping district. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Settlement Near Between City And Group Of 2003 War Protesters

Sixteen Iraq War protesters wrongfully arrested after a 2003 demonstration that shut down Lake Shore Drive will receive an undisclosed financial settlement — and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is attempting to settle with 850 others.


Maggie Daley discusses her breast cancer diagnosis in 2002. (Credit: CBS)

City Council Pays Tribute To Maggie Daley

Two months after her death, former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley was honored by the City Council.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Richard M. Daley (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Daley Named To Coca-Cola’s Board Of Directors

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley has been elected to the board of directors for The Coca-Cola Company.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley celebrates with his wife Maggie after winning a record sixth term as mayor of Chicago at the Chicago Hilton February 27, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois. Daley will surpasses his father's record of being Chicago's longest-serving mayor after he serves his full term. His father, Richard J. Daley died in office after serving 21 years as mayor.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Daley Cancels Travel Plans To Be With Ailing Wife

Retired Mayor Richard M. Daley has canceled his travel schedule and speaking engagements to be with his ailing wife.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Attorneys Demand Deposition From Daley In Burge Torture Case

Attorneys for a man who claims he was a victim of torture at the hands of police Cmdr. Jon Burge are not giving up the fight to question retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

Jon Burge

Report: Emanuel Wants To Settle Remaining Burge Lawsuits

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to talk the city trying to settle lawsuits over police torture allegations that have gone on for decades in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011