Tom Tunney

The Cook County Sheriff's Department has deployed resources to work at Jewish Graceland Cemetery. (CBS/Steve Miller)

Sheriff’s Office Lends Hand At Neglected Part Of Jewish Cemetery

But will someone step in to permanently solve maintenance issues at Jewish Graceland Cemetery? WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.


The owner of the Lakeview store The Alley says construction crews nearly disrupted his holiday trade. (Mark Thomas)

Lakeview Merchant Hit With Parking Restrictions As Holiday Shopping Kicks Into High Gear

(CBS) – A Lakeview merchant running against the local alderman says work crews blocked parking outside his business at the worst possible time—the last-minute stretch for holiday shoppers. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports. “This is […]


One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Pride Parade Drawing More Spectators — And More Cops

City planners are trying to keep things from getting out of control, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Have First Doubleheader Scheduled For June 28

The June 29 game was moved to avoid traffic congestion with the Pride Parade.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2014

Outside view of Wrigley Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Landmarks Panel Approves Outfield Signs For Wrigley

The city’s landmarks commission unanimously voted to approve the deal, overcoming opposition from the local alderman and the owners of rooftop businesses who fear their negotiated views of the field will be obstructed.

CBS 2–07/11/2013

Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs, City Hall Meet On Wrigley Field Renovations

Staff from the mayor’s office and executives with the Chicago Cubs held a meeting Monday on plans to renovate Wrigley Field. There was no deal announced by the negotiators.


Wrigley Field Bleachers

Wisch: How’s Life In Rosemont? The Cubs Should Ask DePaul

Some people might think that by leaving Wrigley Field for suburbia the Cubs could finally kill their curse. I think it’s more likely that they’d kill the goose that laid the golden egg.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2013

Photo Of The Wrigley Field Sign. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Suburban Mayor Makes Pitch To Bring The Cubs To Rosemont

Rosemont mayor Brad Stephens has an idea – a bold one.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2013

Wrigley Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emanuel Wants Comprehensive Wrigley Deal

The Chicago Cubs bid for more night games at Wrigley Field is apparently on hold while talks about the renovation of the Friendly Confines go on, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore from City Hall.


Tom Ricketts

Bernstein: Ricketts, Cubs Learn From Mistakes

Tom Ricketts met his wife in the Wrigley Field bleachers, or so goes the legend that was spun as he and his siblings purchased the Cubs in 2009.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2013

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Alderman Opposes Key Parts Of Wrigley Renovation Plan

A Chicago alderman on Monday said he opposes parts of a plan that would allow the Chicago Cubs to generate more revenue out of Wrigley Field, according to a report in the Chicago Sun-Times.


Cubs fans celebrate at Wrigley Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Are Cubs Fans Growing Up?

Amid the usual, goofy hokum of the annual Cubs Convention came the announcement of a proposed redesign of Wrigley Field’s right-field bleacher area.

670 The Score–01/18/2012

Signs against a proposed Wal-Mart have been popping up in the Lakeview neighborhood. (CBS)

No Warm Greeting For Wal-Mart At Community Meeting

Wal-Mart proposes building a downsized store in the East Lakeview neighborhood, but residents gave the retailer a not-so-warm welcome Monday night at a public meeting.


Wrigley Field

Bernstein: Wrigleyville Wary Of Cubs’ Party Plan

Another trial balloon from the Cubs has been met with another round of skepticism, and rightly so.

670 The Score–03/08/2011

Thieves have made off with thousands of dollars' worth of copper wiring from street lights. (CBS)

UPDATE: Thieves Target East Lakeview Streetlights For Copper

As quickly as the city can put up new streetlights in Lakeview, thieves are pulling valuable copper wire from them.


Wal-Mart (file; Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Wal-Mart Signals It’s Not Interested In Lakeview, For Now

Ald. Tom Tunney tells opponents the retail giant told him it’s looking around Chicago, but hasn’t moved on rumored Broadway site.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2010

Chicago Wal-Mart Supercenter

Wal-Mart Flap Enters Aldermanic Campaign

The controversy over a proposed Wal-Mart store in the East Lakeview neighborhood has now made init to the aldermanic campaign for the area.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2010

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Wants ‘Rigorous’ Analysis Of Cubs’ Plan

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) today demanded a “rigorous cost-benefit analysis” before signing on to the Cubs’ plan to use 35 years’ worth of amusement tax growth to finance a renovation of historic Wrigley Field.


File Photo Of Person Donating Blood (Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Aldermen: Stop Banning Gay Men From Giving Blood

Chicago Aldermen want the federal government to stop banning most gay men from donating blood.

WBBM Newsradio–10/12/2010