Alderman Daniel Solis Announces RetirementIn the statement, he said it’s time for him to enter a new chapter in his life and pass the baton of service to another representative.
Chicago Alderman To Change Plea In Federal Bribery CaseA judge posted a brief order Thursday in Chicago federal court setting Willie B. Cochran's change-of-plea hearing for Nov. 28.
Ricketts Family Tries To Oust Alderman Tom TunneyTom Ricketts owns the Cubs and most of Wrigleyville. Now some are saying he wants to own the alderman.
Ald. Lopez Speaks Out On Gang Violence, Regardless Of ThreatsAlderman Raymond Lopez is not backing away from comments that apparently provoked a street gang's threats against him.
Races For Chicago Alderman: 19 Headed For Runoff Vote In AprilOf the 43 contested races for city council, 19 of them will be headed to the runoff round in April.
RANT: My Chicago Neighborhood Sucks, Where Should I Move?What should they put in Logan Square next? A new, fancy shopping center, or a Medieval Times surrounded by a moat filled with killer sharks? I choose sharks.
Ald. Balcer To Retire; Daley Relative In Line For Council Seat?James Balcer tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine that he's stepping down to pursue treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder stemming from his military service in Vietnam.
Alderman Asks: Who's Stealing Orange Cones Marking The Worst Potholes?Ald. Scott Waguespack wanted to warn motorists to be careful up ahead. Somebody had other ideas. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Suburban Alderman's Body Pulled From LakeThe body of a Blue Island alderman was pulled from Lake Michigan overnight, after he went missing while boating with friends in northwest Indiana.
Lawmaker Deb Mell Frontrunner To Succeed Her Father As AldermanCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine says it's no surprise that Deb Mell is the frontrunner of 12 candidates.
Ex-Alderman Sharon Dixon Unfit For Gun TrialA Cook County judge Friday ruled Former Ald. Sharon Dixon (24th) unfit to stand trial on charges alleging she approached Chicago Police officers outside the 10th district with a loaded gun last spring.
City Council Resolution Urges Sports Commissioners To Support LGBT AthletesThe Council’s Human Relations Committee wants to encourage athletes to be comfortable acknowledging their sexual orientation, as the NBA’s Jason Collins has.