Emanuel To Deliver Major Speech On Chicago CrimeChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will deliver his new, more comprehensive public safety plan for the nation's third-largest city on Thursday, drawing a spotlight on his leadership amid a troubling spike in street violence and an ongoing Department of Justice investigation of his police department.
Rubio Visits Chicago For First Policy Speech In Bid For PresidencyU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio spoke of education and innovation reforms at 1871, an incubator for technology startups, and seemed to be doing his best to distinguish himself from an increasingly crowded field of GOP presidential hopefuls.
Text Of Bruce Rauner's Inaugural Speech
Daley Cancels Planned Speech Over "Health Concerns"Former Mayor Richard M. Daley has canceled plans for a speech at a small college in Michigan, after citing unspecified "health concerns."
President Obama To Visit Northwestern For Speech On The EconomyNorthwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.
Chicago Man Wins International Speech CompetitionA 30-year-old man who came to Chicago from Bulgaria 10 years ago seeking a better life has won the top honors in an international speech competition.
Bryd-Bennett Unveils Five-Year Plan For Improving SchoolsWith 49 elementary schools set to close next week, Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett was outlined a five-year plan to make sure the district’s students are prepared for college or a career after finishing high school.
Murder Charges Filed In Death Of Teen Whose Sister Attended Obama Gun Violence SpeechMurder charges have been filed against a man in connection with the shooting death of Janay McFarlane, 18, who was gunned down Friday just hours after her sister stood on stage with President Barack Obama as he delivered an address against violence.
Student Killed Hours After Sister Attended President’s Speech18-year-old Janay McFarlane was gunned down in suburban North Chicago, reports CBS 2'S Mike Puccinelli.
CTU President's 'Off With Their Heads' Joke About Rich Drawing FireChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis was drawing fire Tuesday over comments made in a speech last month, after a YouTube video surfaced of her jokingly saying "off with their heads" about the wealthy.
Bill Daley Considering Run For Illinois GovernorFormer White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he's "seriously" thinking about running for Illinois governor.
Sen. Trotter Defends Use Of Racially Charged Word In SpeechIt’s the latest trouble surrounding the state lawmaker as he campaigns for the 2nd Congressional District. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.