Walter's Perspective: Education Is Next Fiscal CliffCBS 2's Walter Jacobson sounds off on lawmakers and their inability to help keep schools running.
Walter's Perspective: The Koschman-Vanecko Court Case Is Classic Chicago WayThe Koschman-Vanecko story has become a really big one.
Walter's Perspective: Burglary At High-End Retailer Overshadowed By Price Of MerchandiseCBS 2's Walter Jacobson is flabbergasted by the type of merchandise ripped off from a hoity-toity Gold Coast store Thursday.
Walter's Perspective: Hooray For Rahm Standing Up To Parking Meter FirmThere's no cheering the Chicago Bears this week, so I'm looking for something else to feel good about; to say “that's fabulous,” and “right on,” and “go for it.”
Walter's Perspective: Jackson Jr. Watch Is Thankfully QuietCBS 2's Walter Jacobson is grateful media coverage has died down about Jesse Jackson Jr., now that he has resigned his congressional seat.
Walter's Perspective: CTA Price Increases Hard To SwallowIt was a bad day today on the subway, knowing my 30 day pass is about to expire, and the cost of a new one's about to go up next year.
From Rising Star To Resignation: A Look Back At Jesse Jackson Jr.'s CareerCBS 2's Walter Jacobson looks back at Jesse Jackson Jr.'s rise from a promising political star to a man beset by serious health problems and a federal probe of possible wrongdoing.
Walter's Perspective: Nothing Crabby About Donating To Sandy VictimsTake it from a reporter who's crabby all the time, or much of the time. Take it from me, that something wonderful has just happened in Chicago: hundreds of people called the Red Cross today to offer help to ease the suffering of Hurricane Sandy.
Walter's Perspective: Christmas Shopping Crowds ThanksgivingCBS 2's Walter Jacobson talks turkey about the onslaught of commercialism and its impact on Thanksgiving.
Walter's Perspective: Do-Nothing Congress Sure Is Paid A LotCBS 2's Walter Jacobson tallies up the costs taxpayers fork over to a Congress that gives very little in return.
Walter's Perspective: Give Mourning Firefighters A New ContractCBS 2's Walter Jacobson says the colleagues of fallen firefighter Herbie Johnson deserve a new, fair contract.
Walter's Perspective: Tear Down PrenticeNot much is being said anymore about presidential debates, but in Chicago, there's a hospital debate to talk about; a great debate about Northwestern University's famous Prentice Women’s Hospital.
Walter's Perspective: Obama's Voting Stunt An Expensive OneIt was a good photo opportunity: President Obama returning to his hometown to cast an early ballot. CBS 2's Walter Jacobson has a problem with it, though.
Walter's Perspective: Even Candidates Don't Know What They MeanOutside, on the Clark Street side of City Hall on Tuesday, a voter I met asked me about the presidential debate Monday night, which was watched by more than 50 million people.
Walter's Perspective: Mayor Needs To Find The Cash For More CopsI have a subway story to tell you; on the Red Line this morning, the train talk was all about cops, cops, cops, cops. Kind of like President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talking all about jobs, jobs, jobs.