Richard M. Daley

Stanley Wrice (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Convict Who Claims Police Torture Wants Case Moved Out Of Cook County

Lawyers for a man who has spent 31 years in prison for a rape he claims he did not commit have requested the case be moved out of Cook County, after the judge hearing the politically-charged case recused herself.

09/11/2013

Inside a new UIC research center of materials from former Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley. (Credit: CBS)

UIC Opens Collection Featuring Thousands Of Items From Richard J. Daley

He was the original Mayor Daley…Richard J…Chicago’s mayor during three decades. Now thanks to a newly opened research center at UIC, scholars and researchers can learn even more about this colorful character, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.

07/24/2013

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

Inspector General Slams Record Keeping For Red Light Cameras

The city’s Inspector General said Tuesday that an audit of the red light camera program cannot back up City Hall claims that the cameras have been placed at Chicago’s most dangerous intersections.

05/14/2013

Outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley (R) and his wife Maggie, walk on stage for a swearing-in ceremony for mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel in Grant Park May 16, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.   Emanuel replaces former mayor Richard M. Daley, who had a 22-year run as Chicago's top politician. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Daley Gives Away Last Of His Campaign Cash

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley made an unusual and unusually generous gesture on Wednesday, donating more than half a million dollars from his former campaign fund to various Chicago charities and other organizations.

CBS 2–04/24/2013

Planes sit on the tarmac at Meigs Field on March 31, 2003, the morning after then-Mayor Richard M. Daley had excavation crews dig giant Xs in the runway, closing the airport in the middle of the night, to make way for a lakefront park. Sixteen planes were stranded for several days. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ten Years Later: Daley’s Midnight Raid Shuts Down Meigs Field

Ten years ago Saturday, then-Mayor Richard M. Daley had backhoes dig giant X’s into the lone runway at Meigs Field in the middle of the night, setting the stage to turn the peninsula into a lakefront park.

WBBM Newsradio–03/29/2013

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

Judge In Vanecko Case Has Ties To Daley, Will Step Down If Asked

The nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges in the 2004 death of a young man during a fight on the near North Side.

12/10/2012

Richard Vanecko (left), a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman (right).

Daley Nephew Indicted In 2004 Death Of David Koschman

A nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2012

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley (left) sits down with CBS 2's Jim Williams, who once served as his press secretary, to talk about returning to private life, and the past year since the death of his late wife, Maggie Daley. (Credit: CBS)

Daley Doesn’t Miss Being The Boss, Won’t Second-Guess Emanuel

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley sat down recently with CBS 2’s Jim Williams, who is also his former press secretary, and talked about his return to private life. He said he doesn’t miss being the boss, and won’t second-guess the decisions of his successor, Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

CBS 2–11/23/2012

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley (left) sits down with CBS 2's Jim Williams, who once served as his press secretary, to talk about returning to private life, and the past year since the death of his late wife, Maggie Daley. (Credit: CBS)

Daley Reflects On Past Year: Maggie Is ‘In My Heart Forever’

It was on Thanksgiving Day one year ago that Chicago’s former first lady, Maggie Daley, passed away following a long battle with cancer.

CBS 2–11/21/2012

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

Maggie Daley Remembered At After School Matters Gala

Mrs. Daley, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, died last November.

10/01/2012

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, 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.

04/18/2012

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.

03/29/2012

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