U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski

Rep. Dan Lipinski

Immigration Rights Advocates Rally Outside Rep. Dan Lipinski’s Office

About 30 immigration rights advocates rallied Saturday in front of Congressman Dan Lipinski’s Southwest Side office.

06/28/2014

Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Mount Greenwood Post Office To Be Named After Fallen Firefighter

Captain Herbie Johnson spent more than three decades with the Chicago Fire Department. He died last November while fighting a house fire in Englewood.

09/17/2013

Rep. Dan Lipinski

Latinos Push U.S. Rep. Lipinski For Immigration Reform At Town Hall

About 100 Latino immigrants packed a town hall meeting held by Congressman Dan Lipinski in Orland Park today pressing him on the issue of immigration reform, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

05/11/2013

Midway International Airport (CBS File Photo)

Lipinski Questions Possible Overnight Closure Of Midway Tower

Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) has written to the Federal Aviation Administration, questioning why Midway International Airport has been placed on a list of 72 airports where air traffic control towers could be closed overnight.

WBBM Newsradio–04/09/2013

Rep. Dan Lipinski

Lipinski Mentioned As Next Vatican Ambassador, But Not Expecting Appointment

Congressman Dan Lipinski’s name has been mentioned as a possible candidate to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican in Rome, although he said he’s not expecting to be appointed.

WBBM Newsradio–01/10/2013

A Polish flag with a black streamer flies from a car outside a memorial mass at Holy Trinity Church held to honor Polish President Lech Kaczynski and the 96 others killed when their plane crashed yesterday in Western Russia April 11, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago is home to the largest population of Polish people outside of Warsaw.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Area Pols Pushing For Visa Waiver For Poland

Several Chicago aldermen and other local politicians with Polish roots — or Polish American constituents — are pushing a resolution in the City Council to ask the federal government to do away with the visa requirement for Polish citizens.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2012

Englewood Flyover

Plans Finalized For Englewood Railroad Flyover Bridge

Relief may be around the bend for thousands of Metra’s Rock Island line commuters accustomed to big delays caused by the railroad traffic bottleneck on Chicago’s South Side.

WBBM Newsradio–06/23/2011