Rickey Hendon

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Popular Chicago Cop Was Federal Mole Who Snagged Political Workers

A new published report says a popular Chicago Police officer known as the “Mayor of 63rd Street” was the federal mole who snagged many political workers for former state Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago.)

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012


Federal Sting Nets 7 In Grant Bribery Scheme

A campaign worker for former state Sen. Rickey Hendon is among the seven people arrested on federal bribery charges.


Illinois State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago)

Questions Arise About Fundraising Activities By Former State Sen. Hendon

Questions are arising about the campaign fund raising activities of former Illinois State Senator and one time Chicago alderman Ricky Hendon.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Annazette Collins

Collins Demands Apology From White For Comparing Her To Blago

State Sen. Annazette Collins (D-Chicago) is demanding an apology from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White for recent newspaper comments about her.

WBBM Newsradio–02/19/2012

Annazette Collins

Rep. Collins Named To Replace Hendon In State Senate

A state representative from the West Side will be sworn in tomorrow to replace State Sen. Rickey Hendon, who resigned last month.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Scott Lee Cohen (Photo From scottleecohen.com)

Cohen Seeks Appointment To State Senate Seat

Scott Lee Cohen can’t get the political bug out of his system.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2011

Illinois State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago)

State. Sen. Rickey Hendon Resigns

Illinois State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago) has resigned from his seat.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady pauses while speaking to reporters during a news conference.  (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

State Sen. Bill Brady Refuses Rickey Hendon Apology

Former GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady is refusing to accept an apology from a fellow state senator over inflammatory comments made during the campaign.


Illinois State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago)

Hendon Drops Out Of Chicago Mayor’s Race

Hendon said Friday he’s leaving the race for mayor of Chicago in the name of unity in the black community.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2010

Illinois State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago)

Report: Grand Jury Probes Groups Linked To Hendon

Records show a federal grand jury has demanded documents on Illinois state grants, including some that went to groups with ties to a lawmaker running for Chicago mayor.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2010

Gov. Pat Quinn, State Sen. Rickey Hendon, State Sen. Bill Brady

Quinn, Brady Argue Over Who Should Apologize

Each says the other should say sorry for remarks by Sen. Rickey Hendon.


Gov. Pat Quinn, State Sen. Rickey Hendon, State Sen. Bill Brady

Quinn Ally Won’t Back Down From Harsh Remarks About Brady

The state legislator’s scathing comments — that Republican Bill Brady is racist, sexist and homophobic — sent ripples through the tight governor’s race.


Black Candidates For Chicago Mayor

African-American Leaders Evaluate Black Mayoral Contenders

One by one, 10 hopefuls explained why they should get the endorsement of the Chicago Coalition for Mayor.


Sen. Hendon and Ald. Burke at Columbus Day Parade

Potential Mayoral Candidates Attend Columbus Day Parade

No fewer than six possible candidates for mayor attended the Columbus Day Parade on Monday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

CBS 2–10/11/2010