Michelle Obama Book Tour Draws Beyoncé-Like PricesMichelle Obama’s November 13th book tour kicks off at the United Center in Chicago. The demand is so high, an additional show is being considered; but some big supporters of the former First Lady say she has priced herself right out of their league.
Has J.B. Pritzker Trimmed His Taxes By Hiding Millions Offshore?Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has charged that democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker trims his tax bill by hiding millions offshore. Now that claim is the subject of a new Rauner campaign commercial.
'We're All On Edge'; Recent Shootings Cast Shadow On Howard Street Revitalization In EvanstonWill violent crime push out attempts to revitalize the corner of Howard and Damen?
Mayor Emanuel Taps Richard Ford II As New Fire CommissionerA 35-year veteran of the Fire Department, Ford has been second in command since February 2016.
Kane County Board Chair Takes Issue With Cost Of Prosecutor Handling Van Dyke CaseWho is paying the costs for the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke? CBS 2 political reporter Derrick Blakley follows the money.
Candidates For Illinois Governor Debate In First Televised ForumThe debate in the race for Illinois Governor began with toilet talk as J.B. Pritzker addressed unhooking the johns in his Gold Coast mansion for tax breaks.
Chicago Alderman To Change Plea In Federal Bribery CaseA prominent Chicago alderman who pleaded not guilty to bribery and wire fraud two years ago is changing his plea.
Madigan: 'I Didn't Do Enough' To Combat Sexual HarassmentAn outside investigation of all harassment allegations continues and Madigan's chief of staff is reviewing House procedures to ensure she is told of complaints and reports them to Madigan.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle To Join Race For MayorAn already crowded field in the race to become Chicago’s next mayor is about to get even larger.
Fact Checking Peter Roskam And Sean Casten Political AdsA new ad by democratic challenger Sean Casten claims Congressman Peter Roskam and Trump are practically joined at the hip. CBS 2’s Political Reporter Derrick Blakley fact-checked those claims.
Rahm Emanuel To Publish Book On 'Why Mayors Run The World'Titled "The Nation City: Why Mayors Run the World," Emanuel's book will cover how cities, rather than the federal government, are driving change today.
Election Judges Needed For NovemberThere are around 6,800 judges throughout the city but to be fully staffed, the Chicago Board of Election needs 10,000 judges.