The Chicago Theatre marquee reflects the inauguration activities there Monday. (CBS)

The Latest Chicago City Council: Some Newbies, Many Incumbents

Here’s the breakdown: 37 incumbents and 13 newcomers; 38 men and 12 women. They range in age from 26 up to 71. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.


Zachary Fardon, a former federal prosecutor, has been nominated to be the U.S. Attorney in Chicago. (Photo supplied to CBS)

New U.S. Attorney Signals He’ll Help Chicago Combat Violence

Zach Fardon, a former assistant federal prosecutor, was sworn in Monday by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


Emanuel Inauguration

Rahm Emanuel Sworn In As Mayor

The big day has arrived. In just a few hours, Rahm Emanuel will be taking over the Mayor’s Office on the fifth floor of City Hall.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Mark Kirk

Kirk To Be Sworn In As Senator Monday

Republican Mark Kirk is about to become Illinois’ newest U.S. senator.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010