One Step Forward, Two Steps Back In Legislative Attempts To Pass State Budget, Reforms
Gov. Rauner To Democrats: 'No More Kicking The Can'The Republican governor digs says he won't consider new tax revenues until members of the other party pass his "Turnaround" agenda in Springfield. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
State Reneges On Solar-Panel Reimbursements Hundreds of conservation-minded home owners who are waiting on thousands of dollars from the state of Illinois may end up empty-handed. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Daycare Advocates Warn Of Ripple Effect From $300M State ShortfallParents could lose their subsidies, and without childcare, they could lose their jobs. And without clients, daycare centers could lose their business. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
After Miraculous Shot, Orr Player's Team Heads To StateTyquone Greer was among half a dozen people shot in an Austin house less than two weeks ago. Then, just days ago, with the wound still fresh, the 6-foot, 9-inch star buried a three-pointer with three seconds left, earning the Orr Spartans a trip to the Class AAA state semi-finals.
State Rep. Candidate Turns To Reddit For Q&A, Claims State Rep. Toni Berrios 'Simply Hasn't Been On Our Side'Will Guzzardi, a Democrat running for Illinois State Representative, turned to the popular website Reddit on Thursday to have a direct discussion with voters.
Illinois Unemployment Continues To Go Down SlowlyThe November unemployment is rate is 8.7 percent, down from 8.8 percent in October and down from 9.8 percent in November a year ago.
New Website Could Help Pressure Lawmakers, Employees To Fix PensionsA new voice and a new website were added Monday to the effort to avert what appears to be the potential collapse of Illinois public employee pension funds. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Health Agency Re-Hiring After Getting Funding RestoredThose who help the homeless, drug addicted and mentally ill are celebrating funding restoration by Illinois lawmakers--and one major agency is already planning to rehire laid-off staffers.
Urban Meyer Takes Over At Ohio StateUrban Meyer has accepted the job as Ohio State football coach, according to ESPN.
Citizen Scene Spotter: Tips about Chicago’s Nightlife, JessicaI stopped Jessica on the platform of the red line stop at Belmont. Heading to see friends in the loop, Jessica agreed to give me a few minutes of her time to answer some questions about the bar scene in the city. Two trains came and went while Jessica divulged her wealth of knowledge about Chicago’s nightlife!
Emanuel: Better Use Of City's Grant Money Could Save Taxpayers $20MMayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing budget reforms that will ensure federal and state grants are spent in full, and thus, taxpayers are saved money.