Pullman Welcomes New Method Products Soap PlantThey are calling it the South Side Soap Box, but the sparkling new Method Products plant is about a whole lot more than just soap.
2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Thursday Shootings On South SideThe most recent homicide happened about 8:30 p.m. in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. A 36-year-old man was standing in the 100 bock of East 69th Street, when at least one person walked up and shot him in the back, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.
Two Injured In Pullman FireCompanies were working at the scene of the fire at a 1 ½-story building near 96th Street and Woodlawn Avenue, Fire Media Affairs said in a tweet at 5:33 a.m. Two injuries were reported.
Pullman: From Labor Strife To Historic MonumentPresident Obama reflected on the importance of the site, saying it holds a special place in his memory of his time in Chicago. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Obama To The Rescue? President Is All Smiles -- And Praise -- For Mayor EmanuelCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was on hand as the president formally made Pullman a national monument -- and as he spoke highly of Rahm Emanuel, his former White House chief of staff.
Pullman To Become Lasting Monument To Labor, Civil Rights HistoryThe independent Newberry Library has preserved thousands and thousands of records from the Pullman Palace Car Company, which was the catalyst of the nation's first industry-wide railroad strike, and the formation of the first all-black labor union
Obama To Visit Pullman For National Monument DesignationThe White House says Obama will be in his hometown on Thursday. He's expected to deliver remarks in the afternoon at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy.
Emanuel Challengers Take Aim At Upcoming Presidential Visit During DebateWBBM’s Craig Delilmore reports this debate focused largely on issues affecting the African American community and Mayor Emanuel more than once referred to President Barack Obama’s expected visit to designate part of the far South Side’s Pullman community as a national park.
Obama To Declare Pullman Neighborhood A National MonumentPresident Barack Obama will visit Chicago next week to designate the historic Pullman neighborhood – one of the first “company towns” in the U.S. – as a national monument.
Mayor Emanuel Lays Out Economic Plan, AchievementsChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in a major campaign speech, talked about what he's already done and what he plans to do if re-elected.
Police: Man Arrested After Pulling Out Gun In Police Station Parking Lot Chicago Police say they arrested a man who pulled a gun on the parking lot of a police station this morning.
Pullman Neighborhood Gets Funds For Home RestorationThe Pullman neighborhood has many iconic buildings, like the Hotel Florence and the Pullman row houses, but some have fallen on hard times in an area with crime fears.
1 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoRonnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m.
15 Shot Across Chicago Since Thursday AfternoonMost recently, a 25-year-old man walked into Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center after he was shot in the hand in the 7800 block of South South Shore Drive, police said.
Elderly Man, Dog Rescued From Pullman FireThe fire started around 9 a.m. at a 2 ½-story building at 740 E. 105th Pl.