Tension Between Gary Police and Mayor Over Proposed Budget CutsThe city plans to spend just under $12 million in the 2019 budget for police but are being asked to cut about $1 million from that amount.
Kanye West Donates $73K To Chicago Mayoral CandidateKanye West has donated $73,540 to Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia—the candidate Chance the Rapper endorsed last week.
Three Arrested In Connection With Murders Of North Carolina Mayor, WifeAuthorities haven't discussed a motive.
Mayoral Candidate Takes Phone Call From God During Live DebateA Florida man had a "conversation" with God while on stage during a Florida mayoral debate.
Dorothy Brown Running For Mayor Of ChicagoBrown has not been charged with a crime and she did win her last election handily.
Foxx Files Lawsuit To Keep Markham’s Elected Mayor Out Of OfficeThe Cook County state’s attorney’s office has filed a lawsuit to keep the newly elected mayor of Markham from taking the oath of office.
Rosemont Mayor Will Get A $90K Raise Next YearThe mayor’s salary in northwest suburban Rosemont will skyrocket after the next municipal election next April to $260,000 a year.
Opinion: Decades Of Complaints Against Chicago Cops Are On The Verge Of Being DestroyedThe city and the police union are duking it out in court over decades of police complaint data...
Opinion: Chicago's Failed To Lower Homicides, Here's What We Need To DoWe act aghast in months where homicides spike in Chicago, but we shouldn't be surprised. This has become the norm, and that should make everyone very, very angry.
Urlacher Brother, Now Mayor Of Northwest Suburb, Eyes State Senate SeatCBS 2's Brad Edwards pays a visit to Mettawa, Illinois, for the story.
Elgin Mayor Wants Summit Of Social Service Groups Caught In State Budget StalemateMany groups that provide services to the mentally ill, drug addicts, and others have been deprived of state funds they need to operate while the governor and lawmakers have failed to agree on a state spending plan.
The Latest Chicago City Council: Some Newbies, Many IncumbentsHere’s the breakdown: 37 incumbents and 13 newcomers; 38 men and 12 women. They range in age from 26 up to 71. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt Dies Of Sudden IllnessPark Ridge Mayor David Schmidt was first elected in 2009, and was re-elected in 2013. Park Ridge village manager Shawn Hamilton said Schmidt was stricken suddenly at home Wednesday night, and taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, where he died.
You Can Still Register To Vote In Case You Want To, You Know, Exercise That RightIt's offensive to me when someone isn't registered to vote. You're not only choosing to leave yourself out of the democratic process, but risking the future of 2.7 million Chicagoans. That includes me. So stop it.
Gurnee Mayor Blasts School Board Member's Comments On Gays, LesbiansA member of the Warren Township school board created a firestorm last week, when she said the district should not hire a homosexual superintendent.