Nearly 100 Officers Join Chicago Police DepartmentMayor Rahm Emanuel and CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson welcomed 98 new officers to the police department Sunday.
Teen Birth Rates Decrease Again In ChicagoThe teen birth rate has decreased in Illinois and Chicago, with the city recording a new historic low.
Police: Chicago Homicides Down By Nearly 100 In 2018Police in Chicago, the nation's third largest city, report that 561 homicides were committed between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018.
CBS 2's Top 10 Web Stories Of 2018CBS 2's top 10 web stories of 2018, based on popularity among viewers
First Section Of Navy Pier Flyover Connecting Lakefront Trail OpensThe Navy Pier flyover is now open to the public.
Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping BoomExperts attribute the jump to newer versions of e-cigarettes, like those by Juul Labs Inc. that resemble computer flash drives and can be used discreetly.
Emanuel's Plan To Fund Pensions: Amending The State ConstitutionChicago needs 276 million for police and fire pensions. And in 2022, another 310 million for municipal pensions.
Mayor Emanuel Proposes Raising Gas Tax by 20 To 30 CentsThat proposal comes from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who wants to raise the gas tax statewide to pay for transportation projects.
CPS Expanding Dual Language Programming To 8 More SchoolsChicago Public Schools announced Wednesday that eight additional schools will offer Dual Language programming in the 2019-2020 school year.
Black Friday Boycott Planned For South Side Target Store ClosingsProtesters are calling for a boycott over Target’s decision to close two stores on the South Side.
JUUL To End Retail Flavored Pods Sales, Social Media AccountsThe e-cigarette company said while the flavors cucumber, mango, crème and fruit were intended to help adults switch to JUUL, flavors drive the “youth appeal.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel On The Amazon HQ2 Decision“You can't win if you don't compete,” Emanuel said. “And you're not guaranteed, just because you compete, you're going to win.”