Mayor Touts Success Of Foot Patrol Saturations, But Residents Not So SureMayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday that a recent move to step up foot patrols in some of the most violence-prone neighborhoods is paying off.
Emanuel Shrugs Off 'Murder Mayor' Label Given By Teachers' Union BossMayor Rahm Emanuel staunchly defended his administration’s plan to close more than 50 schools, as well as the head of the Chicago Public Schools, as thousands planned to gather downtown to protest school closings.
School Closing Opponents Call Mayor A Racist LiarThe Chicago Public Schools’ plan to close 53 schools and 61 buildings, mostly in black neighborhoods, has some West Side residents vowing to fight the Emanuel administration until the end.
For One Chicago Police Officer, The Job Became Too Much CBS 2’s Mike Parker talks to a family that believes one of their own -- a third generation cop -- was afflicted with post-traumatic stress when he took his own life last month.
VIDEO: Feds Swarm Metra Train After Detecting Nuclear RiskSources say the agents were carrying hand-held nuclear-detection devices that picked up a reading. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Oak Lawn Residents At Odds With ComEd Over Power Surge Dozens of Oak Lawn families lost power over the weekend, but the real problems started when the power came back on and fried their computers and appliances.
Suit: Young Child Found, Ate Used Condom At McDonald’s Play Area A diner at a Gage Park neighborhood McDonald’s is suing the fast food giant, claiming her young child ate a used condom he found in the restaurant’s play area.
Teen Allegedly Tells Carjack Victim: ‘I’m Denzel Washington ... Now Drive'The woman, 24, complied with the 16-year-old’s request in the Sunday incident, but when she saw the boy trying to put a clip in his gray semi-automatic weapon, she slowed the car down to 10 mph and jumped out of the vehicle.
Florio: NFL Teams Want To Know If Manti Te'o Is Gay According to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, NFL teams are still wondering if Te'o is indeed gay and they want to know the answer.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Could Be Filed As Soon As FridayFormal charges against Jesse Jackson Jr. could be filed as soon as Friday and Tuesday at the latest. His plea has also implicated his wife, leading to tax fraud charges against her.
Indiana Guardsman Gunned Down While Shielding 2-Year-Old SonCBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports its another case of mistaken identity, with no one in custody.