Mayoral Opponents Downplay Poll Showing Emanuel Pulling Ahead Of GarciaThe latest Chicago Tribune poll shows Rahm Emanuel favored by 51 percent of voters surveyed – a clear majority – versus 37 percent for Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. Eleven percent of voters said they were undecided.
Poll: Emanuel Leads Garcia Six Weeks Out From Mayoral RunoffEmanuel was favored by 50 percent of likely voters in an automated phone survey of nearly 2,700 people. Garcia, meanwhile, trailed at 40 percent, with 10 percent of voters still undecided.
Speed Cameras Net City $50M Less Than ExpectedGood behavior is bad for the budget. Real bad, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Emanuel Drops Plans For A High School Named After ObamaThere has been grumbling among aldermen and others who balked at the idea of naming a school on the city's near North Side after a president whose political career was launched on the South Side.
Most Bike Theft Victims Find The Chicago Police Department UnhelpfulWhat if the inconsistent way the Chicago Police Department handles stolen bikes is indicative of how the department works as a whole?
Englewood Cafe Succeeds Where The 'Chicago Political Machine' FailsLooking at Kusanya Cafe, which serves great coffee and food and acts as an anchor for the Englewood community, the path to improving Chicago's impoverished and violence-plagued neighborhoods becomes clear.
President To Recognize Chicago Program For At-Risk YouthThe Youth Guidance Becoming a Man, or BAM, program first hit CBS 2’s radar screen when a University of Chicago Crime Lab study showed a 44 percent reduction in violent-crime arrests among its participants. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Emanuel Renews High-Tech PushThe mayor will hit the road in search of the best and the brightest -- as well as money to help get them started. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
New Initiative To Provide More Pre-K Slots For Chicago ChildrenTrying to find convenient quality childcare is a priority for working parents, but for too long too many parents in communities like Englewood have had to leave the neighborhood.
Aldermen Still Expressing Doubts In 2nd Day Of Hearings On Parking DealAlderman are worried about an additional windfall for the company already raking in cash by running Chicago’s parking meters.
Durbin, Emanuel Increasingly Doubtful About Jackson Jr.'s Political FutureTwo nationally prominent Democrats are ending their "wait-and-see" approach to Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.’s problems and raising questions about his future. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Emanuel Says NATO Summit Was Worth The RiskNATO Summit 2012 is a wrap and Chicago’s mayor is applauding the city's efforts to host the giant event.
Officials Mark Veterans Day Amid Changes In The MilitaryGov. Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and Sen. Dick Durbin were all on hand Friday for the annual Veterans Day ceremonies at Soldier Field, where changes in the military were very much on the minds of many former service members.
Mayor: Suburbs Will Share Water-Bill Pain With ChicagoIt’s not just Chicagoans who would get socked with larger water bills, under Mayor Emanuel’s proposed city budget. Residents of 125 suburbs that purchase water from Chicago would also see their bills double over the next four years.