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.
Monday, Chicagoans Will Know Who's Really Running For MayorThe clock is ticking for Chicago mayoral hopefuls still planning to run in the February primary. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Waukegan Mayor Wants School Board Member To Resign After Telling Parents To 'Shut Up'The mayor of Waukegan was calling on a local school board member to resign, after she screamed at parents and teachers during a raucous public meeting regarding the ongoing teachers’ strike, prompting the board to call an abrupt halt to the meeting.
It's Official: Ald. Fioretti To Challenge Mayor Rahm EmanuelThe civil-rights attorney was first elected in 2007 and fought a highly publicized battle with cancer.
Ald. Fioretti's Announcement -- Will He Run For Mayor? -- Coming SaturdayThe 2nd Ward alderman has been telling friends he intends to challenge incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Teachers Union President Still Considering Run Against EmanuelShe's not filed any papers or formed any formal committees. But when pressed, Karen Lewis admits that behind the scenes, there's plenty going on. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
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?
North Riverside Mayor Suggests Privatizing Village Fire DepartmentMayor Hubert E. Hermanek Jr. says having a private firm take over the village’s firefighting duties could save taxpayers more than $700,000 in pension payments, health insurance and more.
Mayoral Candidate, Dr. Amara Enyia: Chicago Has A 'Political System That No Longer Works For The People'"This is about the state of our democracy, and in order to have an effective democracy, you've got to be willing to look at individuals for who they are and question ‘What are their values?’”
Mayoral Candidate: Mayor Emanuel Is The 'Typical Candidate,' And That's The ProblemHer political and community experience, not to mention a law degree and PhD in Educational Policy, make her seem like a viable candidate for Mayor of Chicago. Yet to many, Dr. Amara Enyia just won't seem conventional enough for the Chicago political machine.
Gurnee Mayor Asks People Not To Give To PanhandlersThe way Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik sees it, panhandlers have found too many willing donors among the many people who visit the village for shopping and amusement parks. She fears their numbers will only swell as crowds grow this summer.
No Charges Over Fake Peoria Mayor Twitter AccountAfter Mayor Jim Ardis filed a criminal complaint over the matter, police raided a home last week, seizing computers and hauling residents in for questioning. The action sparked criticism that the mayor had abused his powers and violated free speech rights.
Lake Station Mayor, Wife Plead Innocent To Corruption ChargesKeith Soderquist, 44, and his wife, Deoborah, 55, have been accused of taking money from his campaign fund and the city’s food pantry account, to use on gambling expenses at casinos in Indiana and Michigan.
New York City Mayor To Appear On 'The Good Wife'Mayor Bill de Blasio will be making a guest appearance as himself on an episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife”.
Mayor Emanuel Not A Fan Of Term Limits, An Issue In Gubernatorial RaceCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine got Rahm Emanuel to weigh in on the term-limit debate triggered by gubernatorial candidates this week.