How Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Describes A Few Notable Political FiguresIn his one-one-one interview with Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown on Wednesday, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards asked Brown to offer a word or short phrase she would use to describe 11 major political figures – most, but not all of them local.
A Month After Grand Opening Of Riverwalk East, Renovations Not Yet CompleteBefore leaving office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel celebrated the upgraded Chicago Riverwalk as one of the proudest accomplishments of his time in office, but the rebuild isn’t exactly finished.
Raid Of Ald. Carrie Austin's Office Signals Federal Prosecutors' City Council Probe Far From OverAld. Carrie Austin (34th) has been scarce since the raid by FBI agents on her ward office. She even canceled a town hall meeting set for Thursday night in her ward.
Mayor Lightfoot To Appear On 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,' Meet With Mayor De Blasio, Former Mayor Bloomberg In New York CityChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will travel to New York City for several days to appear on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and meet with current Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Elon Musk's O'Hare Express Tunnel Plan Still Up In The Air, With Futuristic Passenger Pods Replaced By Tesla Electric CarsCould billionaire Elon Musk’s proposed tunnel from downtown to O’Hare International Airport be nothing more than riding a Tesla underground? In recent tweets, Musk said that’s “pretty much” the idea.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Commits To Addressing Lack Of Ambulances In ChicagoOn Thursday, CBS 2's Pam Zekman took her investigations into Chicago's critical shortage of ambulances to the new mayor and found help is on the way.
Rahm Emanuel Accepts New Positions As Contributing Editor At The Atlantic, ABC News Political AnalystRahm Emanuel has accepted a position as a contributing editor at The Atlantic, the publication announced Tuesday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Makes His Final City Hall DepartureThe corridors were lined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's supporters and city workers as Emanuel made his ceremonial final departure from city hall.
Musical Lineup Announced For 39th Taste Of ChicagoThe City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced the full music lineup for the 39th annual Taste of Chicago, which will take place July 10-14 in Grant Park.
Winning Proposal Plans To Revitalize Vacant Land In East Garfield ParkMayor Rahm Emanuel has announced the Chicago winner of a global contest to make the city greener.
Emanuel On His Time As Mayor: 'We Got Our Game Back'"I am at fault for being impatient. I take it. I'm happy about that because sometimes a political system with a lot of fixed interests needs a little impatience in it."
Striking Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musicians And Management Accept Mayor's Offer To Assist In Contract TalksChicago Symphony Orchestra musicians have been on strike since March 10, in a dispute over salaries and retirement benefits.
Drivers Aren't Fans Of Priority Bus Lanes DowntownDrivers say downtown is more congested than ever with Loop Link CTA bus priority lanes
Lawsuit Says $1.3 Billion Lincoln Yards Tax Subsidy Benefits Mostly-White AreasTaxpayer funding for the Lincoln Yards project has already been approved by the Chicago City Council with a nod from Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot.
City Of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett For Costs Related To Alleged AttackA City of Chicago attorney filed a lawsuit against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to recoup money spent to investigate his claim of a racist and homophobic attack.