Durbin On Trump's Supreme Court Nominee: 'Firebrands Need Not Apply'The Illinois Senator said he wants to judge the nominee on their merits.
Chicago Area Roots A Strong Influence On Career Of Supreme Court Nominee GarlandGarland grew up in north suburban Lincolnwood. He graduated from Lincoln Hall Middle School and Niles West High School.
Sen. Kirk Announces Support For President Obama Getting Chance To Fill Supreme Court Vacancy U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) says he believes President Barack Obama should put forward a nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the death of Antonin Scalia.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies At Age 79Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a ranch in West Texas. He was 79.
Blagojevich Asks Supreme Court To Hear Corruption CaseImprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear an appeal of his corruption convictions that included his attempt to sell an appointment to President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Legal Challenge To Red-Light Cameras Runs Out Of Gas At Illinois High CourtFive justices who heard the case couldn't garner the four votes required to render a ruling. That means the case is dismissed and a ruling by Illinois' 1st District Appellate Court deeming the law constitutional stands.
Ill. High Court Ruling Could Mean Early Release For Prisoners Convicted As JuvenilesThe 16-page opinion stemmed from the U.S. Supreme Court's 2012 decision that mandatory life sentences without parole for juveniles were unconstitutional, and said it must be applied retroactively in Illinois.
Court Ruling On DNA Swabs Worries Local Privacy AdvocatesThe court ruled it is ok to take a DNA mouth swab from a person simply while under arrest to see if they could be connected to unsolved crimes.
Horrible Horoscopes: PiscesDo you want to be treated like a second-class citizen, Pisces? Would you like to be discriminated against because of your sexual preference? Would you like to be told by the government that you can’t marry the person you love? No? Then don’t treat others that way.
Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Demonstrate In ChicagoSame-sex marriage proponents made their views known Monday with a march that wound through downtown Chicago.
Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt RomneyIf you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
African Americans Who Sued City Graduate As FirefightersCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker was there Thursday when African-American firefighter applicants took the next step to their new careers.
Opinion: Obamacare Is Bad For Small BusinessAs the final days of the presidential campaign of 2012 wind down, there is ongoing concern about what President Barack Obama’s law for requiring businesses to provide health care for its employees will do to small business owners.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court NomineesWith four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.